Obesity has become an epidemic problem in most of the developed nations and it leads to most of the health complications, including premature death, heart diseases, liver disorders, diabetes, hormonal imbalances, arthritis etc. One of the major causes of obesity is junk and processed food, which falls under the category of convenience food.Read More
The weighing scale can be a friend to some and not so friendly to others! When we weigh ourselves, we may either be thrilled or not so happy with what we see. We sometimes tend to become obsessed with the numbers on the scale. But does that one solitary figure tell you the whole story about what is going on in your body?Read More
There are many ways of approaching weight loss, some are healthy while others- are not-so-. Healthy weight loss stays away from crash/fad or extremely low-calorie patterns. It includes all food groups in balanced amounts and stresses the importance of hydration and exercise as well. Following such a pattern makes weight loss consistent. Granted, this method takes time, but you do not tend to regain weight easily and it does not involve crazy meal patterns/ meal replacement options, etc.Read More
During the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar, most of those who follow the religion fast and abstain from consuming food and drinks from dawn to dusk for a month. This act of fasting is to remind them of less-fortunate people and encourages practice gratitude.Read More
Approaching weight loss can come with its own set of challenges and misconceptions. A large number of diets provide instant solutions promising quick weight loss. Diet pills, slimming shakes, sauna belts, herbal teas –the list is endless. But what is the best way to approach healthy weight loss, especially as a working woman?Read More
While obesity is a serious public health issue, being underweight is also a challenge that many people deal with. Since weight loss is an issue in the limelight, we may not be aware that there are those who also struggle to gain weight.
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.Read More
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!!Read More
Weight loss can be a challenging and tricky game. Many weight loss and slimming centres love to flaunt their clients’ success by proudly displaying before and after pictures. The captions read- lost 5 kgs, lost 10 kgs and 4 inches…..the list goes on.
But no one shows us the after, after story.Read More
It can get very tricky to stay active throughout the day. In today’s world, given that most of us have desk jobs, it is even more challenging. it is very important to plan your schedule, so you are moving more and sitting less through the dayRead More