Balanced diet is important for weight loss

Posted by admin | On: Oct 12 2012 | Comments (0)
Losing weight can actually be a nightmarish process if the right steps are not followed; on the contrary gaining weight is like a piece of cake. In the mania to lose weight, people often push their limits by skipping meals or exercising way too much and not maintaining...

10 Easy ways to Control Portions!

Posted by admin | On: Oct 03 2012 | Comments (0)
After a tiresome day of work, the last thought we can get is to control what we are eating. But for people who diet or wish to maintain their figure, that’s exactly what they should be doing. The days are long gone when we could eat bread and feel satisfied that...

8 Ways to Stick to Your Diet!

Posted by admin | On: Sep 18 2012 | Comments (0)
Come New Year, all of us make ambitious plans of following a diet and in the next month we gorge on all those delicious chocolates on the occasion of Valentine’s Day and the diet plan goes for a toss. To get a break out of this never ending circle, we need to...

Importance of fiber in weight loss

Posted by admin | On: Jul 14 2012 | Comments (0)
Most nutritionists recommend high-fiber foods for people trying to lose weight. Fiber is an important part of a nutritious diet, but it is not itself a nutrient; it passes through the digestive system without being absorbed. Ideally, it should be 14 grams of fiber...

How solid fats affect your body

Posted by admin | On: Jul 13 2012 | Comments (0)
Dietary fats are otherwise known as fatty acids or lipids. There are two main types of dietary fats – unsaturated and saturated. Your body relies on a proper intake of fats, carbohydrates and proteins to appropriately function. You should consume fats from...

Importance of fiber and its benefits to the heart

Posted by admin | On: Jul 10 2012 | Comments (1)
Fiber which is also known as roughage is the indigestible part of plant foods that pushes through our digestive system, absorbing water along the way and easing bowel movements. There are two types of dietary fibers, soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber changes...

Diet – The Key to Success in Weight Reduction in Obesity

Posted by admin | On: Jul 09 2012 | Comments (0)
Obesity has become a worldwide epidemic and its prevalence continues to increase at a rapid rate in various populations and across all age groups. Obesity poses a major public health challenge since it is a well recognized independent predictor of premature mortality....

The Glycemic index 101

Posted by admin | On: Jun 23 2012 | Comments (1)
  The glycemic index, or GI, is the perfect tool to help you choose the healthiest carbohydrate foods to include in your diet. Low GI carbs can help you keep your blood sugar levels more even after eating, which is associated with less cravings, better energy...

Trans Fat – The Silent Killer?

Posted by admin | On: Jun 16 2012 | Comments (1)
Trans fats are variants of unsaturated fats, which have been chemically altered to improve their physical characteristics. It is an artery-clogging fat that is formed when vegetable oils are hardened into grease. They’re produced industrially to harden fats...