Today you can do everything from shopping to watching the latest movies to booking your next holiday without leaving the comforts of your couch. It’s no surprise that a large part of the health and fitness industry has also moved online, providing us with a range of convenient ways to lose weight. These include fitness ..
Not much is known about vitamin B12. People usually aren’t aware of its vital role in keeping the human body together. B12, an integral part of the B complex group of vitamins, is responsible for many things that we take for granted it helps in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose, pushes up our ..
Having a multifaceted health aura around it, oats is a top ranker in the list of superfoods. This superfood is always the preferred cereal grain for preventive treatment in the case of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, blood pressure and even bowel function. Oats contain a specific type of soluble fibre called beta-glucans, which is known ..
It’s raining buckets. You theatrically sigh in pretend lament as your heart secretly does cartwheels no exercise today! For those of you who find it hard to reign in the urge to skip rained-out workouts, I’ve got bad news.I am going to suggest ways to lose weight, eat smart and exercise within the four ..
Traditionally, men’s fitness has always been associated with getting bigger and not smaller.From the days of Rocky Balboa and John McClane to Vin Diesel and John Statham, big beefy guys defeated the bad guys and got the girls. The notion of fitness with getting thinner -and not beefier -is a relatively newer phenomenon for men, ..
Get your new-age beauty fix with Zespri’s SunGold Kiwifruit. Ten years in the making and now in India, this fruit has abundant beauty benefits that will leave you feeling beautiful both inside and out. A delicious snack and an exotic addition to your dishes, this fruit is an integral part of a healthy diet as ..
It’s 3 am. Sharp pains have suddenly awakened you. Last night’s memories of a fab dinner with friends now clash uncomfortably with the real time sensations of a full-fledged nuclear war in your stomach. Indigestion is more common than you think. Symptoms include acidity, nausea, bloating, belching, burning sensations in the stomach or the upper ..
Did you know that boiling and re-boiling milk on a high flame for an extended period of time affects its nutritional content, particularly the proteins and B group (B1, B2, B12) of vitamins? These vitamins evaporate as heat increases. A lot of people are unaware of the fact that consumption of fresh milk is always ..
Remember those `united we stand, di vided we fall’ ads that used to play on DD? Those cute little short films, about the importance of unity? The funda was simple: five fingers by themselves will not be effective unless you close your fingers and make a fist. The same principle works for your body as ..
Can’t do without it, and definitely can’t do with too much of it. Salt is a chemical compound called sodium chloride 40 per cent sodium and 60 per cent chloride. Studies recommend that the upper limit of salt for adults is anywhere between 3.75 5 gm (sodium intake between 1.5 2.3 gm per day) ..