Are you finding it hard to lose weight? Here’s how you can speed up your metabolism

The best way to protect yourself against these metabolism-slowing factors is to avoid quick weight loss and extended fasting or very low calorie diets. If you are losing weight, take your time, and be sure to consume sufficient protein, which helps to prevent the loss of muscle

Are you finding it hard to lose weight? Here’s how you can speed up your metabolism  If you are unhappy with your weight or frustrated by your inability to lose weight, you’ve probably wondered whether a slow metabolism may be to blame. Your suspicions may have been confirmed by all the diets, programs, and products out there that claim to “fix” a slow metabolism. Let’s take a closer look at […]

Know about the health benefits of mung beans

Similarly to all pulses, mung beans are nutritionally balanced. They contain vitamins, minerals, and beneficial enzymes, which makes them an excellent part of a healthful diet

Know about the health benefits of mung beansMung beans are a type of pulse that has a good nutritional balance with plenty of vitamins and minerals. Some early research suggests these beans may have a variety of health benefits. Mung beans are also a good source of B vitamins that are necessary for a range of bodily functions and help maintain the […]

Warning signs that reveal your diet is lacking in nutrients

From brittle hair and nails, mouth cracks to poor night vision, read on to see the common signs of nutritional deficiency

Warning signs that reveal your diet is lacking in nutrientsDiet plays an important role in keeping your body healthy and far from diseases. Over the past years, numerous kinds of diets emerged, dividing people depending on their goals. Some eating plans encourage people to ditch animal-based foods, while others promote the importance of meat in the body. But both plant- and animal-based diets have […]

Is popcorn a healthy snack? Here’s what you need to know

Popcorn can either be good or bad for a person’s health, depending on what goes into making it. On its own, without any added sugar or salt, popcorn makes a nutritious, healthful snack

Is popcorn a healthy snack? Here’s what you need to knowPopcorn is a type of corn kernel that, when people heat it, it pops to become light and fluffy. Popcorn contains plenty of nutrients and vitamins when people make it in the right way. Low in fat and high in fibre, popcorn can be a healthy snack – if you choose the right kind. Discover […]

Keto diet: 10 foods to avoid to burn body fat fast

The ketogenic or keto diet has been widely discussed around the world due to its effectiveness to help lose extra fat and lead to a healthy weight loss. This diet triggers a biological process that allows the body alone to burn fat

Keto diet: 10 foods to avoid to burn body fat fastKetosis puts the body in a metabolic state that focuses on burning fat for fuel instead of getting rid of carbs. Without high amounts of carbs, the body turns to stored fat for energy production. In the process, ketones are produced. Ketones are compounds that build up in the blood and are eliminated by urine, […]

What causes people to poop right after eating?

People may sometimes feel the urge to poop immediately after eating. When this happens, the person may feel as though the food is passing straight through them. However, this is not the case

What causes people to poop right after eating?In fact, it can take 1-2 days before food finishes its journey through a person’s digestive tract. Therefore, a person who poops shortly after eating is likely to be passing food that they ate a day or two earlier. The most likely cause of needing to poop right after eating is the gastrocolic reflex. This […]

When you eat may matter more than what you eat, suggests study

There’s evidence that the old expression ‘eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper’ could use some tweaking. With one important revision, this approach could help not just for better health, but also for losing weight

When you eat may matter more than what you eat, suggests studyA study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that when you eat rather than what you eat could have a bigger impact. Researchers compared the weight loss results of two groups of dieters, all women between the ages of 18 and 45, who ate the same number of daily calories. The group that […]

10 reasons why belly fat is the most stubborn fat on our body

Your body does have some built in protections and an inclination to preserve energy levels at all times.  If you lose a lot of weight quickly, your body will respond by slowing down your resting energy use and make less energy available for you to use for extra activities

10 reasons why belly fat is the most stubborn fat on our bodyWhy is belly fat the most difficult, and last, fat to go? Belly fat is not necessarily the most difficult and last fat to burn on the body – it depends on the person. Generally speaking, it’s not usually more difficult to get rid of, it just seems that way because it takes so long. […]

Study claims we’ve all been eating apples the wrong way – here’s why

If you’ve been eating an apple a day to keep the doctor away but haven’t been consuming the core, you are likely missing out on some of the most beneficially nutritious parts of the apple. Apparently the peel isn’t the most nutritious part of the apple

Study claims we’ve all been eating apples the wrong way – here’s whyIf you’ve been eating an apple a day to keep the doctor away but haven’t been consuming the core, you are likely missing out on some of the most beneficially nutritious parts of the apple. That’s according to a new study conducted by researchers at Graz University of Technology in Austria. In addition to fibre […]

10 superfoods to prevent #breastcancer

While there is no one single food or diet that can prevent or cause breast cancer, diet is an area in which individual choices can make a real difference. October is celebrated as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month globally. Certain lifestyle choices and habits can increase the risk of breast cancer, especially among women

10 superfoods to prevent #breastcancerImage courtesy: Getty Images  No food or diet can prevent one from getting breast cancer; it is not 100% effective. However, nutrition is an important aspect and plays an important role in decreasing the chances of breast cancer. Even if you are diagnosed with it, eating and maintaining a nutritious and well-balanced diet can make […]
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