Exercise or Diet?

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OUR NUTRITION EXPERT, MONISHA MEHRA ANSWERS A COMMON QUESTION- WHAT IS BETTER- EXERCISE OR DIET? Before I answer that, think about your meals that you had yesterday. Were they healthy enough to skip your workout today? Before gulping down that extra glass of wine that your friend insisted you to have in a party, do […]

Foods to increase metabolism

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Nutritional basics Increase your Metabolism… Metabolism is the amount of energy (calories) your body burns to maintain itself. Whether you are eating, drinking, sleeping, cleaning etc… your body is constantly burning calories to keep you going. These are some metabolism boosting foods: Raw Almonds Green Tea Coffee Cayenne Pepper Hot Peppers Oats Yogurt with Probiotic […]

Soya should

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Soya beans are an excellent source of dietary fibre, complex carbohydrate and plant protein. On the negative side soya beans are relatively high in fat, though most of this is unsaturated fat. For example, 100g dried, raw soya beans contain 35.9g protein, 15.8g carbohydrate, and just 2.3g saturated fat. Cooking naturally increases the water content […]

Steam ahead

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Reduces stress – Heat from the sauna causes the body to release endorphins, or ‘feel good’ chemicals that reduces the feeling of stress on the body.After leaving the sauna, you will feel rejuvenated and content and even have the confidence to tackle more during the day. Clears the skin – Steam clears skin impurities and […]

Benefits of Yoga

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1. It’s a total body workout: Working out has now become synonymous with huffing and puffing away at the gym. But that is not necessarily the only way to workout. Yoga gives you all that a gym can but in a peaceful, safe and more holistic way. It stretches out the muscles in your body, […]

Magic beans

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Bean here, doing that? Beans are a good source of B vitamins including folic acid. Beans also provide the minerals iron, potassium, selenium, magnesium and even some calcium. • Superpowers: lower cholesterol, combat heart disease, stabilize blood sugar, reduce obesity and cancer risk, relieve hypertension • On your plate: at least four ½ cup servings […]

Lettuce live

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Lettuce is exceptionally low in calories and contains over 90% water. However, dark lettuce leaves are rich in folate and contain useful amounts of beta-carotene as well as vitamin C, potassium and certain phyto-chemicals (coumarins, flavonoids and lactucin) that act as a mild sedative, especially when eaten with bread. • Superpowers: lower cholesterol, combat heart […]

6 pack abs

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How to get 6 pack abs… Is sitting job getting your belly out ? Simple tips to follow to get a 6 pack abs… 1. Lie on your back with paper plates under both heels, knees bent. Place the hands behind the head to support the neck. 2. Contract the abs to lift the shoulder […]