Burn that fat away – Foods that help you lose weight.

Foods that help you burn fat and promote weight loss are in demand these days. These foods are natural, real and unprocessed foods. Along with exercise, if you consume these foods, you will be able to burn to a great extent. Citrus based fruit: Citrus based fruits go a long way in burning fat. These citrus fruits are best early in the morning. Even better in pre and post workout sessions. Oranges, lemons and limes, and of course citrus fruit is wonderful for your hair, skin and to burn fat…

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Is Lactose Intolerance the new Gluten Allergy?

Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose- the common sugar found in milk and milk products. This is due insufficient lactase which helps in the digestion of lactose in the small intestine. Lactose intolerance results in bloating, stomach cramps, diarrhea, flatulence and nausea. This is different from CMA or cow milk allergy. This condition can make it difficult to lead a normal life and considering the influence of dairy products on our diet. Here are some tips that will help you if you’re living with intolerance. Alternative sources of…

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5 tips to keep your body hydrated all day

Water is essential for the body and staying hydrated all day prevents a number of ailments caused by dehydration. With the summer on the way, it is imperative to keep your body well hydrated and fit. Proper hydration has a bunch of health benefits including better skin, improved concentration, better energy levels, controlled body odor to name a few. Here are some quick and easy tips to stay hydrated. Keep your bottle at hand A sipper or a bottle at your desk will always remind you to drink water. Carry…

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7 health benefits of Lemon water or Lemonade

We’ve all heard about the power of a breakfast smoothie or a post-workout protein shake. But one of the most under-estimated health drinks is lemon water or lemonade. The easy accessibility and effortless prep, are just beginning of the long list of the benefits of this healthy drink. Rich source of Vitamin C All fruits yellow are rich sources of Vitamin C. Lemons are full of vitamin C. So around 100 g of lemon will have 53 mg of Vitamin C which is a grand amount of it which makes…

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The best DIY Chicken recipes – and they’re super healthy too!

With all the healthy living and eating, here are some boneless chicken recipes that you’ll absolutely love. They’re super easy to make and can be had for breakfast, lunch or dinner too if you like. The punch of protein will go a long way in helping you achieve your fitness goals. Sweet and sour chicken Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients: Cubed or thinly sliced Chicken breast pieces- 6-8 For the marinade: Ginger and garlic paste or mince Black pepper- 1 teaspoon Lemon juice-1 tablespoon Corn flour-…

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Eating healthy on a budget

Eating healthy is essential but how do you do it if you are on a budget? With economic slow-downs, recessions, lay- offs and paying off debts putting a pressure on our income, managing your expenses has become more crucial. Here are some tips to help you: Buy in bulk: Buying food grains, cereal and pulses in bulk always helps to cut the costs. Make sure that you store them in good air tight glass or BP-free plastic containers. They will last up to a year without any trace of getting…

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Avocados: 10 reasons why everyone loves them

It has sealed its place as a part of pop culture, and has given us a reason to love our greens. A rock star in our super-food series, Avocados have a huge amount of benefits and add that required boost to your diet. If you aren’t yet a fan of this food, check out our list below and jump right on the bandwagon. Delicious, creamy, nutty Use them in any way. The nutty hint of the fruit and creamy texture makes it a perfect spread after being mashed up. What…

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You’ve been having banana milkshakes all wrong

Minions love them and you should too. The health benefits of banana go beyond just a fit tummy. A healthy post workout snack due to the potassium content, a quick source of energy and a source of healthy sugar, the health benefits of this fruit go a long way. You can have it as part of a fruit salad or raw. We love to have banana milkshakes, and after much trial and error, have discovered the best ways to have it. Check it out below now. With Cinnamon If you…

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All you need to know about Flax seeds

With all the miracle and super foods we’ve covered in our super-food series, flax seeds add to the richness of this group of foods. Tiny as they are, they are packed with a bunch of nutrients which make them a good addition to your diet. While most people who consume flax seeds eat it raw, you can also add it your homemade bread dough or bake it in cookies. Besides others, the top benefits of flax seeds are listed below. Reduces Insulin levels Good news for all those dealing with…

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5 reasons why Salmon is more than just yummy

This fish besides many other health benefits has been proven to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve brain functions as well. Salmon is also believed by many to protect the skin from the sun and the damaging effects of UV rays. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should definitely include our new entrant in the super food series in your diet. Omega-3 Fatty Acids A 100 gram serving of Salmon contains around 2.4 grams of Omega-3 fatty acids, also called the healthy fats,  which are known to have…

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