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We take a look at the factors that halt progress and what changes you can make.
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Before you rush out to happy hour, we have some very important information for you. All those half-off drinks you plan on imbibing come with a side of calories, and some of them more than others. Not...
While December tends to be the time we splurge on chocolate for breakfast and wine for dinner, January is the time when we bemoan the festivities and try to get back on track But with every one try...
The world's oldest woman has revealed the diet she believes is behind her good health - and it's certainly unconventional. Emma Morano, who turns 117 later this month, said eating two raw eggs every d...
No killing your soul this Diwali.
Do your body a favour. Don't Google.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a metabolic condition that can lead to several complications, ranging from infertility to cancer of the endometrium. Here are the symptoms you should be aware of, as well as measures you should take.
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In a world where contradictory diet styles exist and we are constantly bombarded with advice (often unsolicited) on nutrition, how do we even begin to improve the way we eat?
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Mothers can get hungry easily while breastfeeding. This is because breastfeeding uses up extra calories--up to 500 a day. Aim for regular meals and two to three light snacks a day as part of your lactation diet. This sample chart will give you an idea of what a day's eating should look like.
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In this day and age when so much information about food and nutrition is freely available, suddenly everyone is an expert. As a nutrition specialist, it often makes me laugh (and sometimes even cringe) to hear some of the myths which are perpetuated. Since the first step towards achieving your goals effectively is to differentiate the facts from misinterpreted and false claims, here are some tips to get you started.
There is no doubt that we Indians are genetically and ethnically susceptible to diabetes and heart disease but like a tree to bloom you need 'nurturing' for diabetes to manifest into its full blown syndrome. These factors include inactivity, lack of physical exercise, faulty nutrition (starting from your mother's diet when you were in the womb!) and severe mental and physical stress.
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Towards the end of 2015, actor Randeep Hooda lost 18 kg in a span of 28 days for Omung Kumar's upcoming Sarbjit. The film, which also features Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Richa Chadha in key roles, has...
A diet of almond, cashews and minced meat, healthy exercise, and occasional injections of muscle-building hormones and antibiotics — this is what it takes to nurture a badass rooster. Cockfights, a co...
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Now that the festive lights have been packed away, it's time for a reality check. It's time to bid adieu to copious quantities of sugar and fats and welcome some real food in our lives. Your body wants to get back to normal and is probably screaming for a cleanse. Below are some simple steps you can use to get back on track. The best part is that you can use these clean eating habits any time of year.
As we wrap up 2015 and open our arms to 2016, we are filled with optimism and motivation to make it our best year yet. While health-related resolutions tend to be the norm, it's important that such goals go beyond achieving a certain number on the scale.
When it comes to healthy drinking, green tea has some pretty awesome benefits for those left shaken by this recent post on Coca-Cola's effects on the human body: Read: How Coca Cola Affects Your Body...
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With festive season around the corner, it's a good idea to cook something fancy that's also easy to whip up. Chef Saransh Goila's rendition of Moti Pulao (soft balls of cottage cheese, sitting atop so...
My daughter insisted on drinking only juice at breakfast and then again at lunch. I was taken aback considering that I hadn't spoken of my juicing (mis)adventure in her presence. And regardless of my own dieting fads, balanced eating for my daughter is kind of my thing. I tried to explain that my juices contained exactly what she was expected to eat -- spinach, beetroot, apple. With the infallible logic of a four-year-old, she then calmly stated, "I'll also only eat juice." This was a real problem.
Awkward food pronunciations can really send your confidence levels spiralling downwards, be it at a dinner date or an office lunch. Here are the 12 most mispronounced names of foods along with a guide...
There are many delicious ways to consume Oreo cookies instead of just dunking them in your milk (Oreo milkshakes don't count). No seriously... check out how to make these sinfully yummy Oreo Pakodas....
Some would say that this is the perfect season for a plate of steaming pakodas, and a cuppa chai. We would generally agree, but this time we're contesting that theory with these onion rings that conta...
Here's a good way to pasta time in your kitchen -- combine the most unlikely cuisines from around the world! Chef Saransh Goila, author of 'India on my Platter', has come up with a vegetarian spaghett...
It's not common to make a mango the hero in any savoury dish. But India's youngest chef Saransh Goila has done just that. Goila shares his grandmother's easy DIY recipe (serves 4) that he claims you s...
Main among the problems that come with living in a college hostel is the lack of a constant supply of food. The canteen food is nothing to write home about and eating out is not an option on a student...
View post on imgur.com It's 2 am in the morning and you've got a serious attack of the munchies. But the last jar of Nutella has been scraped clean. Skip the trip to the 24/7 store by coming up with y...
Summer time is salad time. Wipe your mind (and palate) clean of all the unappetising content in Delhi's street food and in Maggi noodles (sob.. sob..). It's time to fall back on some glorious summer s...
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There's no doubt about it: the mango aka 'The King Of Fruits' (as it is popularly known) is possibly one of the best things about the tropical Indian summer. This juicy, golden fruit is as versatile a...
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Like most women, I've spent so many years focusing on parts of my body that I wish I could change. I've experimented with my diet plenty, overtrained, compromised on sleep, eaten the bare minimum number of calories and basically tested my body to its limits. Without realising it, I've put my body under a lot of stress over the years to reach a certain aesthetic.
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The regal charm of Hyderabad lies in its ability to seamlessly merge its hi-tech hub with its ancient heritage. By-lanes of Secunderabad, Char Minar and Nampally are awash with pungent aromas that fus...
How are local consumers supposed to make smarter food choices if there aren't products available? To my surprise, though, I did find some relatively healthy options to replace saturated fats, sugary bars and maida pasta at the recent Nutra India Summit. Here's my take.