Debunking the saturated fats myth

Unlike the popular belief doing the rounds and as is often claimed by nutritionists and doctors alike, saturated fats are not the evil behind the clogging of arteries. Described as the “plague of the 21st Century”, cardiovascular diseases nag the lifestyles of the modern day…

7 healthiest and most enjoyable sports

Sports are not just a great source of fun and enjoyment but are also a good workout option. You can stay healthy while enjoying some of your favourite sports. With National Sports Day here, we bring to you sports which are very enjoyable and have…

6 symptoms you should not ignore

We do not pay attention to minor health issues that we face in our day-to-day life. We mostly ignore them by taking pain killers or any other over-the-counter or nonprescription (OTC) drugs. Or just simply leave it on time to heal. However, when symptoms persist, we…

5 Tips for healthy aging

  Old age is that period of our life when one can easily fall prey to a number of health issues. Though life expectancy has increased in the last few years, risk of many fatal diseases have also witnessed a mammoth upsurge. Therefore, with the…

Organic food – healthier or not?

Food produced by following methods of organic agriculture is known as organic food. It is food which is free from pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, irradiations and the use of genetically modified organisms (GMO). The organic food market is growing in India at 25-30 percent per year…

Why Vitamin B3 or Niacin is important for our body?

  Vitamin B3 is one of the most vital nutrients. Commonly called niacin, it is practically required by every part of the body to remain healthy. Lack of this vitamin can impose the risk of several health conditions. Therefore, it is important for us to…

How to get rid of belly fat?

What is Belly Fat? It’s that deeper fat, called the ‘visceral fat’, which is stored in the internal organs below our stomach muscles, which in increasing amount is a cause for concern. Unlike other fats, belly fat has a different way of metabolism. Excess of…

How sweet potato is the new best healthy thing

Sweet potatoes are packed with powerful nutrients. Loaded with potassium and fiber as well as enormous amounts of Vitamin A, sweet potatoes have more overall nutrients than a regular potato but with fewer calories. Though they are filled with higher grams of natural sugars. The…

Few ‘fad’ diets that are actually effective

Generally, an unhealthy and unbalanced diet, a ‘fad’ diet is one which promises quick weight loss. They are targeted at people who want quick weight loss results without any form of exercise, but the actual fact is some fad diets are only about water weight…

3 Perfect Breakfast Options For Type-II Diabetics

  The most important meal of the day, as recommended by many dieticians, is breakfast. However, it is the most neglected of all! But for a Type-II Diabetic, it is a must as it can yield real benefits. Eating the correct diet for breakfast can…