Gaining Muscle Mass, NOT SO TOUGH!

For anybody looking to get in shape, they would be looking to not only rip away unsightly body fat but also to gain muscle mass in the process. That’s where many people tend to struggle. Gaining muscle mass is not an easy feat, and to combine it with losing fat is near impossible, or at…

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…

What To Eat Before A Workout?

The answer is very simple- Make Carbohydrates Your Mantra! Carbohydrates- Your Pre-Workout Meal Why Carbs??  Carbohydrates are an important source of energy, therefore, 55-60% of total energy intake must be contributed by carbs! Do not replace carbohydrate intake with proteins! Why? Carbohydrates must only perform their role of energy-giving, if carbohydrates are not consumed, proteins…

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…

Tips To Gain Weight, Mindfully

“Food is our immunity booster, don’t eat less, EAT RIGHT.”- Shivika Gandhi You must be thinking as to why I’m putting up this topic here, but we need to keep in mind that not all of us are after weight loss! Many of you out there have a desire to put on weight. Moreover, being…

Late-Night Cravings!

“Every time you eat is an opportunity to nourish your body! “ ” I’m habitual to late-night snacking! How will I lose my weight? “-Yes, it’s your question as well. Most of us today have this habit of munching which is not considered healthy. However, if you are physiologically hungry at night, it is fine…

First Things First: Detoxification

“It can be strongly said that the health of an individual is largely determined by the ability of the body to detoxify.”       -Joseph Pizzorno, N.D., And Michael Murray, N.D., Encyclopedia Of Natural Health Cleansing and fasting are integral to holistic healing. The basic principles of functional medicine are clean the body; remove any…