They can reduce the risk of diabetes : All those women who have been consuming walnuts about 30grams, five times every week, have lesser probability of getting diabetes. They’re packed with omega-3 fatty acids : A diet rich in omega-3S is beneficial in reducing depression, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, cancer and Alzheimer disease and […]
While the old adage “you are what you eat” is only partially true — you are also what your genetics predisposes you to be — what we put into our bodies clearly does have an impact on our health and overall well-being. And while some diets may promise a magic bullet to healthier aging, there […]
If you’re a smoker, quit. It’s the single best thing you can do for your heart health.
Smoking is one of the main causes of coronary heart disease. A year after giving up, your risk of a heart attack falls to about half that of a smoker.
You’re more likely to stop smoking for good if you use NHS stop smoking services. Visit the Smokefree website or ask your GP for help with quitting.
Many nutritional experts agree that keeping a food diary is critical to weight loss success. A food diary creates a conscious awareness of food intake and eating patterns. After keeping a diary many people are often surprised at how that “occasional” big dessert turns out to be a regular occurrence. While some factors such as […]
“Sugar is bad for you”, don’t you hear this quite often from your mother, gym instructor, dietician, nutritionist? These sweet white crystals are indeed laden with empty calories only for us to put in our tea, coffee and recipes, since during processing it loses all the essential phytonutrients including vitamins and minerals. Studies have also […]
Honey has always been a very popular culinary delicacy as well as an important medical remedy for many millennia. Across the globe, our ancestors seemed to be well aware of the many health benefits of honey. Its earliest known use as a medicinal prescription is found in Sumerian clay tablets that may be almost 4000 […]
Dates are dry soft fruits with a sweet and delicious taste, which come from the date palm trees that grow in the desert. Date palm is among the most ancient fruit trees that have been grown in the Middle East and the Indus valley for thousands of years. It was considered as the staple food […]
We need to be very careful about the food we eat and the water we drink during monsoon as our digestion gets weakened which most of us unknowingly experience during monsoon. The rains will tempt you to gorge on bhajiyas, sweets, and large helpings of steamy hot food at mealtimes. But temper that hearty appetite […]
If white coloured clothes have a soothing effect on people, eating white vegetables is beneficial too and you should include more of cauliflower and garlic in your diet. Here’s a list of healthy white vegetables that you should consume more: Cauliflower: It contains sulfur compounds that are associated with fighting cancer, strengthening bone tissue and maintaining […]
The juicy sweetness of melons gives you the satisfaction of dessert without the hit to your waistline. The natural sweetness found in watermelons and cantaloupes can help you turn away from those ingredients to avoid: white table sugar (known as sucrose), corn syrup, and honey, all of which provide calories and few nutrients. Melons may […]