In today’s world of rumors and lies, even nutrition hasn’t been spared! Here are the 5 most common misleading nutritional myths, many of us fall prey to. More Proteins for More Muscles You do not need an extra dose of protein to get more muscles! Each one’s body is designed according to specific needs and sometimes our bodies cannot take handle that extra amount of protein. Therefore, while trying to bulk up you may be actually harming your body instead. Only Fish Gives You Omega-3 Fats Fish is not the only source of Omega-3 fats. Foods such as canola oil, walnuts, flaxseeds, and soybean also provide you with an adequate amount of Omega-3 fats that help in shielding your heart while helping you with weight loss. White Bread v.s Brown Bread You cannot declare a certain type of bread as healthy or unhealthy especially based on colour. It all depends upon the ingredients of the bread and the good that it does to your body. Carbs Make You Fat Carbs don’t make you fat. They provide you with appropriate energy to boost your metabolism and keep you energized throughout the day. It also helps you burn extra fat during your workout, … Continue reading 5 most common nutritional myths →
Are you one those who feel that for a perfect weight loss a meal with fish or chicken is sufficient? In case you feel that having salads and brown rice are all that are needed to shed kilos then you are seriously missing out on some amazing Indian spices which help weight loss. Just one tablespoon of these herbs and spices help burn fat cells making you lose a few extra kilos. So, if you are serious about shedding those kilos take a look at the below mentioned Indian herbs and spices for weight loss: A spoonful of Coconut Oil Whether you want to drop those last stubborn kilos or simply maintain the weight you’re at, utilizing coconut oil in your diet can help you lose weight. How does coconut oil help in weight loss Coconut Oil is rich in saturated fat that makes you feel full and curbs your hunger pangs. It increases your metabolism and helps you burn your fat naturally and also gives your food a rich texture.It is made up of a medium chain saturated fatty acids (MCT) that are about three times more effective than longer chain fatty acids in fighting extra weight. How to take Coconut oil … Continue reading 5 one-spoonful of weight loss foods →
If you have weak digestion, you need to watch the types of food you eat and also take liver tonics to detoxify your liver. Fennel (saunf) is an excellent natural treatment for flatulence. It absorbs excess gas and reduces the feeling of pressure thus, prevents belching or passing of gas. Fennel Seeds Fennel can be used to flavour food for added nutritional and health benefits. It is good for children because of its gentle effect. It benefits colic in small babies and reduces stomach aches in people of all ages (as it contains aspartic acid which helps expel gas from stomach). When to eat fennel seeds Fennel seeds are mostly eaten after meals. It is an excellent mouth freshener and can simply be chewed to get most of its benefits. Fennel can be used in a dose of 1 tsp three times a day. While black pepper (powdered) and white pepper powder can be used as 1.5 grams (quarter tsp) twice a day. Best way to eat fennel seeds Fennel seeds, can be added to meat dishes to give an authentic Italian flavour. It is used to marinate fish, chicken and to flavour eggs. It can be sprinkled on soups, … Continue reading Kitchen spices for gas problems →
Foods have a major influence on almost every part of our body, including the brain. Therefore, load up your body with the right foods to help you drive depression away. Nutrient deprived junk food is one of the major causes of depression. If you are clinically diagnosed as suffering from depression you need to see a physician. Along with that, you could try out the following recommendations: Stay away from wheat Avoid wheat and wheat products in your diet. The gluten in wheat is implicated in depression. Increase complex carbohydrates If you are stressed, worked up, or nervous and wish to become more relaxed, consume more complex carbohydrates such as potatoes, brown rice, pasta, idlis, whole pulses, and vegetables such as sweet potato, yam, and arbi. Fish contains Omega-3 fats, which are effective in warding off depressions and lifting moods. Moreover, fish helps in losing weight while making you healthier. Say no to alcohol Avoid alcohol since it precipitates hypoglycemia and causes further depression. Moreover, alcohol consumption leads to weight gain, which will just add to your depression. Stay far from fried foods Avoid deep fried foods since they get digested slowly. They prevent the digestion of other foods and … Continue reading 11 ways of driving away depression with the right diet →
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