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Is Brown Rice Good For Diabetes Type 2?

By , October 7th, 2015 | Nutrition | 1 Comment

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 …

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7Oct

9 Best Natural Weight Loss Home remedies [For Women]

By , September 2nd, 2015 | For Women, Losing Weight | 0 Comments

Obesity.

obesity is also known as overweight. People who are very fat and suffering from extra weight are known as obese people. These days obesity is known as serious health issue. People who are obese can easily fall prey to many diseases like high blood pressure, diabetes etc. Obesity is also known as silent killer just like slow poison. People who are obese or fat are prone to heart strokes and hypertension. One of the major cause of obesity is – over eating. Some people consume lots and lots of food, which are not even required in just a one meal. Another major cause of obesity is inactive and sedentary lifestyle. These days more and more people …

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2Sep

10+ Quick healthy breakfast recipes on the go

By , January 13th, 2015 | Nutrition | 2 Comments

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 …

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13Jan

Top vegetarian diet plans for weight loss

By , January 9th, 2015 | Losing Weight, Nutrition | 0 Comments

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 …

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9Jan

To Eat Or Not To Eat – Before a Workout?

By , January 8th, 2015 | Nutrition, Workout Basics | 2 Comments

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 …

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8Jan

Salad and Fruit Diets to Lose Weight

By , January 6th, 2015 | For Women, Losing Weight, Nutrition | 1 Comment

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: …

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6Jan

Bodybuilding Supplements – Good or Bad? Protein Supplements Myth and Facts

By , January 3rd, 2015 | Nutrition, Supplements | 1 Comment

The Basics – What are bodybuilding supplements?

They are dietary supplements designed specifically for the purpose of building muscle, aiding weight loss or weight gain, or enhancing performance. They are popular among professional athletes and weightlifters. These supplements consist of a cocktail of nutrients, which when broken down, benefit specific areas of the body. These nutrients may include vitamins, proteins, certain special types of amino acids, and essential fatty acids; to name a few. Amino acids are the so called building blocks of protein and are beneficial for various biological processes. Different types of bodybuilding supplements come with different methods of use. When they are purchased, it is essential to understand the terms of usage. Be sure to do your homework …

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3Jan

10 Healthy Breakfast Smoothie for Weight loss

By , December 24th, 2014 | Losing Weight, Nutrition | 2 Comments

Breakfast the most important meal of the day that gives us the necessary fuel to keep going throughout the day. Breakfast is also the meal that is often neglected by people who are in hurry to get started with their day. Those wanting to shed weight tend to think that skipping breakfast will aid to weight loss. However several studies have established that skipping breakfast does the contrary! Skipping breakfast contributes to weight gain and other health issues including hormonal problems, decreased cognition and so on.

The solution to this fix lies in choosing the right food that energizes the body 8 – 10 hours after the previous night’s dinner and keeps the body & mind active for the rest of …

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24Dec

10 Most Popular Diets for Weight Loss

By , December 9th, 2014 | Losing Weight, Nutrition | 0 Comments

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: All fruits except bananas. This helps the system prepare itself for the significant diet change.

Day Two: All vegetables. Carbohydrate consumption is usually served by eating baked potato. The vegetables provide essential nutrients and fiber.

Day Three: A mixture of fruits and …

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9Dec
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