Regularly hitting the gym and putting effort into your exercises is just half the work done. If you expect to gain muscle and speed up recovery from your workouts, consume the right post-workout foods and drinks to make the workout count. Having good food after a workout is just as crucial as your fitness routine.
As the name implies, liquid diets provide all or most of the calories from drinks. While some liquid diets replace all the meals with fruit juices or vegetable shakes taken 3-4 times a day, others substitute only 1-2 meals with drinks.
Low carb diets are the ones that restrict carbohydrates coming from pasta, bread, and sugary foods. Studies have shown that low carb diets help in losing weight thereby improving your health. Although the complex carbs are considered healthy for your body, Indian low carb meals are planned such that the caloric requirement is met mostly through fats and proteins. Fat is an excellent source of calories though its consumption should be restricted.
What foods are good for diabetes type 2?
One man’s problem is another man’s business. True to this adage, the clutches that modern lifestyle conditions such as diabetes have over us have paved ground for the mushrooming of several health and food-related businesses. These fads come and go, making it difficult to identify genuine ones from the rest. People suffering from these conditions are willing to give almost all of these a try and end up getting disappointed when they don’t see the desired results in their health or well-being.
Oats, green tea, newer varieties of breakfast cereals, herbal powders and medicines are some of these that are tried and tested not just by the ones suffering the medical conditions but also …
What is Ayurveda?
In Sanskrit ayurveda means, “science of life”. Ayurveda is based on a premise that everything in this universe, including human body is comprised of five basic elements that is earth, wind, water, fire and space. According to ayurveda each person is born unique. Ayurveda is found in Rig Veda and arthveda . It was spread throughout Tibet and China monks.
Ayurvedic medicines have been practiced since thousands of years. Ayurvedic medicines were originated five thousand years ago in India, which have complete balance on our system and it is quite essential for human health. Ayurvedic medicine aims to integrate and balance the body, mind and spirit. This balance leads to happiness and to prevent illness. Ayurvedic medicines also …
How natural juice and drinks are beneficial for weight loss?
There are hundreds of different and true methods of reducing unwanted weight of your body. Natural methods are considered much healthier than many other dangerous medicines and drugs. Natural home made drinks for weight loss is one way that safely assist weight loss. Drinks are easy to make and helps to absorb nutrients easily. There are lots of health benefits associated with drinking. Natural juice, drinks and green juice can be quite tasty and if you consume it regularly, you may experience many health benefits such as more energy, weight loss, improved immunity, Green juice also helps in controlling calorie. These natural juices are made with fruits and vegetables filled with …
Today, our lives have become a race towards everything. A race towards the office, a race towards success, a race towards being the best. This results in most people missing, what is in my opinion, the most important meal of the day; a healthy and wholesome breakfast. So if we barely have the time to eat healthy ourselves, how do we give our kids the right and balanced amount of nutrients to stay healthy? Luckily, there are numerous healthy (not to mention delicious!) breakfasts on the go, for you and your kids to enjoy.
Shakes and Smoothies
I’m a huge fan of shakes and smoothies, because it combines all the goodness in one single glass or to – go cup. And the …
An ideal weight-loss plan is one that has the right balance of optimum exercise and a healthy diet. Adopting a healthy lifestyle requires a lot of motivation. Paying for gym memberships or classes for yoga or Pilates can push us out of our couches to exercise regularly. However, switching to healthy eating takes more than that. A vegetarian diet plan is the best way to start out a weight-loss program. Even for people with diabetes, a vegetarian diet can help in managing the condition. For vegetarians or vegans, choosing the right food can put them on the right track. Non vegetarians on the other hand find it hard to choose a vegetarian diet plan in order to lose weight. Here …
For some reason, we are afraid of eating something before we hit the gym, or the floor, or wherever else works. It could be for various reasons – we don’t want to feel heavy before a workout; eating makes us feel lazy (crashing on that couch after a meal is so much more inviting than breaking a sweat, true story!); or the ultimate nightmare of not wanting all the good stuff to come out. It’s no laughing matter. While it would be an insult to call the above mentioned statements falsehoods or myths, science begs to differ.
Why Eating Before A Workout Is Important
We can all agree that none of us would work out on a full stomach. Unfortunately, lying on …
Fruit diets and juice detox plans, while temporarily effective, are fast, healthy, and the most preferred way of losing weight in a jiffy. In this blog post, I talk about some of the diets and plans I have come across during my career.
General Motors (GM) Diet
The General Motors Diet is considered one of the fastest and most preferred diet programs across the globe. Developed by General Motors, Inc. in 1985, it was originally intended for the exclusive use of its employees and dependents. The diet targets a loss of 10 to 17 pounds in a single week, and is often adapted as a body cleansing alternative.
Along with 10 glasses of water each day, the prescribed diet is as follows:-
Day One: …