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  • 6 Tips to Keep Healthy During the Pandemic

    The sudden onset of the recent pandemic has changed everyone’s lifestyle in an unprecedented way. These   changes in lifestyle weren’t limited only to work.  With several lockdowns in place, it also affected in every dimension of life. (1) Studies show that, the change in the daily grind has led to an increase in anxiety and stress levels. 

  • Vitamin B12 and a Vegan Diet

    A vegan diet is one that consists of only plant-based foods. It not only avoids meat, but also the consumption of eggs and milk (dairy products too).
    Since these foods are rich in nutrients, specifically- calcium, iron, vitamin D and Vitamin B12, it is important to strengthen the diet accordingly with healthy plant-based foods. 
     

  • Using both diet and exercise for weight loss advantage

    We often hear  complaints about how seemingly ‘difficult’ or ‘hard’ it is to lose weight. Sometimes the numbers on the scale don’t budge despite eating a relatively ‘healthy’ diet and exercising regularly.  

  • Vitamin K

    Vitamin K is crucial in the body for its part in blood clotting and prevention of prolonged bleeding. It is a fat-soluble vitamin and is a group of two compounds. Vitamin K1- phylloquinone, which is the main type of Vitamin K usually is found in plant sources, and vitamin K2 menaquinone, some of which is produced naturally in the intestine,

  • Why is exercise making me hungry?

    Step out of the gym or exercise class and an hour later you feel famished! Driving home you may gorge on chaat or you get a take out from your favourite fast-food restaurant. After enjoying your treat, you lean back wondering – what just happened? All those calories I burnt, I just put back on!!

  • Working Around the Diet and Exercise Challenges of Shift Work

    Working on shifts can often take a toll on your eating habits, sleep patterns and exercise schedule. Rotational shifts can further throw things out of balance. Many shift workers eat unhealthy foods, skip exercise and also have disturbed sleep. This can lead to weight gain and other associated lifestyle related diseases.

  • The Dangers of Going Gluten Free When You Don?t Need To

    Some health gurus and fitness freaks are increasingly on the anti-gluten warpath. Usually gluten free foods were found in health food stores if they were stocked at all. But these days our supermarkets contain food products that carry a ‘gluten- free’ label. But is gluten really all that bad for us?

  • Healthy Eating for 3 Shift Patterns

    Working night shifts and trying to stay healthy may seem like a complicated balancing act. Granted that shift work comes with its own set of challenges- regulating sleep timings, non- availability of healthy foods, skipped exercise, sedentary work, weight gain etc.

  • Health benefits of bone broth

    A steaming hot bowl of soup with vegetables or meat seems ideal on a cold winter day. When consumed, this has been known to strengthen joints and even prevent inflammation.

  • Flavoured Water: To drink or Not to drink?

    Is there anything special about flavoured water? Those crystal-clear bottles advertised as healthy and vitamin enriched, do they live up to the hype? Why are people shelling out their money for a bottle of this water?

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