20 Life Hacks That Could Improve Your Health

Improving health means preventing yourself from being trapped in the vicious web of diseases, specially chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (like diabetes, coronary heart diseases etc.), cases of which are commonly seen and growing at alarming rates! Most of us, despite of understanding the importance of physical activity, ignore taking up activities like cycling, running, jogging, brisk…

Fibre: It’s Fundamental

Are you getting 30 grams of fibre recommended daily? (WHO Committee on Chronic Degenerative Diseases, ICMR 2010) There are two kinds of fibre- Soluble and Insoluble. Insoluble Fibre provides bulk in your diet and promotes satiety (increases fullness). Soluble Fibre helps in reducing LDL cholesterol (or bad cholesterol) from blood. 3 grams of beta-glucan soluble…

6 Kidney-Friendly Foods

Kidney diseases are more common than ever, and that is alarming! With increasing life expectancy and prevalence of life style diseases, US has seen a 30% increase in prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the last decade. In western countries, diabetes and hypertension account for over 2/3rd of the cases of CKD. In India…

Jasmine Rose Leaf Tea

A few days ago I came across this pack of Tea bulk by Davidson at Nature’s Basket, New Delhi, India. It’s a USDA certified, 100% organic leaf tea, packed in a paper stand up pouch (SUP) with aluminum foil lining to maintain freshness. The best thing I found about this brand is that it offers…

Healthy High-Fat Foods You Should Eat

Fat, one thing which can help you give up all your favorite foods. How? Energy-giving fats promote satiety, i.e. eating low-fat foods allows you to eat a bigger pile of food without gaining weight! Fats in food decrease the bulk of your diet, make you feel fuller and help you eat less. However, there’s a…

Colors Of Nutrients- Infused Water

“More The Colors, Healthier It Is!” -Shivika Gandhi Just like me, most of us don’t like to drink plain water and undergo dehydration. All of us know how important it is to stay hydrated all day long and specially in summers. To curb this problem, here’s my way of beating dehydration! Infused Water Colorful, attractive, this…

Benefits Of Regular Physical Activity

“A mixture of physical activity, enjoyment, laughter and fun is crucial in creating a healthy lifestyle.” -Ricardo Housham According to me, all of us want to live a healthy lifestyle by indulging ourselves in some physical activity. We do not live a lifestyle which is bad for our health intentionally, but there are many factors that lead us…

Probiotic Bacteria Help Us In Many Ways

“There are more bacteria in our intestinal tract than cells in our body.” -Jeffrey Bland What Are Probiotics? Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your digestive system. We usually think of bacteria as something that causes diseases. But your body is full of bacteria, both good and bad….