You already know that protein is one of the main cornerstones of a healthy meal. The macronutrient is crucial to building and maintaining muscle mass; plus, it keeps you satiated for hours, so you don't have to hit the kitchen an hour after a meal.
That said, sometimes it's hard to hit the mark when it comes to getting enough protein in your diet. And high-protein meals don't always sound that appealing, either: if you're cooking nothing but grilled chicken breast every night, protein can get pretty boring fast.Readmore
Are you one of those who love to have a smoothie for breakfast? You start by adding fresh fruits to your blender with some seeds and then finally you add that flavoured yogurt that you have been saving for your smoothie. There you go, a healthy breakfast! But is it so? The moment you added that yogurt to your smoothie, you filled it up with sugar and killed whatever nutrition was there.
The Science Behind It
A study done by the School of Food Science and Nutrition, ...Readmore
Ancients Greeks and Indians had a lot in common. Apart from being the first republics of the world, both civilisations made remarkable contributors to the development of early literature and architecture. Literature from both civilisations were extremely mythological and assumed several foods to be sacred. One such food was figs. People from both India and Greece considered the sacred it as a symbol of love and fertility and a natural aphrodisiac.Readmore
What′s better than a bag of chips to satiate your midnight cravings, right? True, it′s satisfying as hell. But after reading this article, you will surely not reach out for that packet of chips. Chips are rich in salt and that can spike the sodium levels in your body. Salt is essential for the body in many ways. It helps in keeping the body hydrated and balances the electrolyte levels. But you know what they say, having too much of anything is never a good idea. The same way, including too much salt in your diet might be doing more harm than good. Here are 10 ways in which salt is harmful for your body. Read on…Readmore
If you have chosen a vegan lifestyle and are looking to achieve fat loss, then all you need is a structured plan and you are good to go. The pointers below will be of great help...
Focus On Your Protein
Protein prevents muscle loss and helps to preserve and increase lean body mass which in turn keeps the resting metabolism higher, thus aiding fat loss. Also, protein-rich foods are high on thermogenic value i.e. they trigger metabolism in their digestive process.Readmore
Here's some great news for all those who are concerned about their health and nutrition as they tread on their quest to lose weight and get in shape. While you can do a lot of fancy fitness workouts to shed the kilos, you need to be careful about what goes on to your plate as well. There are a host of things that you can eat which will enhance your weight loss process. Nuts are at the top of that nutrition food list and help you reach your health and fitness goals. Here′s how…Readmore
Ayurveda originated in India and is made from combining two words, ayur which means life and veda which means science. Therefore Ayurveda stands for the science of life. Ayurvedic Diet emphasises on the nutritional information of whole foods and eliminates unprocessed food from our diet. It tries to incorporate healthy food for men and women in our everyday consumption. MH and Dr Rohini Singh, owner of Nutrikaya, answer some basic questions regarding the diet.Readmore
"The best sources of protein include chicken, fish, seafood, turkey, tofu, Greek yogurt, beans, lentils, cottage cheese, and eggs," says Melissa Majumdar, MS, RD, senior bariatric dietician at Brigham and Women′s Hospital in Boston and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. "Other foods that are good sources of protein include nuts and seeds, nut butter, cheese and milk, and green peas and edamame."Readmore