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Do you binge eat? Here are easy diet tips to cope with it

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Binge eating diet tips

What is binge eating? Binge eating in simple terms means ‘eating large amounts of food at a time and out of control’. It is treated as a disorder as it becomes a habit or compulsion for people to overeat. They never tend to throw up their food and are lazy who don’t like exercising or working out. It is a mental health problem which if left unchecked leads to some serious health issues. Which age group is most affected by it? Amongst the rise in the teens, youth and today’s generation, binge eating is a common problem area. It’s a […]

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A Never Ending Debate, Can Fat be Fit?

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Fat but fit

Can you be fat but fit? This is an extremely sensitive issue and most often not discussed openly. Telling someone that they have gained weight or that they are looking chubbier is often enough to upset people. Some people may be eating healthy or exercising but are still not lean or thin Are you Metabolically Healthy Obese (MHO)? Metabolically Healthy Obese, are people who might be overweight or fall under fat but fit category. They don’t normally suffer from high risk of cardiovascular diseases like stroke, attack, hypertension etc. They are considered fit and active similar to people falling under […]

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Compulsive Healthy Eating

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Compulsive Healthy Eating strengths & drawbacks

Eating healthy and feeling healthy has taken on an entirely new meaning in today’s generation.  But for some it’s more like a compulsive disorder. Looking and feeling good is much more than just outwardly presentation of our body, how we feel from within is equally important. In a quest to achieve the perfect body, we see people resorting to fad diets and succumbing to the so called healthy food which is probably damaging us more than healing us. ‘Orthorexia’ is the term we use for people who are obsessed with such healthy diet fads. Orthorexia in short is nothing but […]

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Diet and Its Correlation to Blood Pressure

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Diet and its correlation to Blood Pressure

What Is High Blood Pressure? High Blood Pressure (HBP) is also known as Hypertension (HTN). It is the pressure exerted by blood on the walls of arteries. It is termed as a silent killer and is very dangerous to your health. High blood pressure increases the work of heart, blood vessels and arteries supplying blood in the body by pushing them to supply blood evenly to each and every cell. Narrower our arteries are higher will be the blood pressure. Normal Values of Pressure Blood pressure readings are measure as systolic and diastolic (that is pressure during contraction and relaxation). […]

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Maintaining Cholesterol with These Healthy Tips

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maintain cholestrol with these healthy tips

What Is Cholesterol? Cholesterol in simple terms is a type of fat found in our blood and body tissues. Cholesterol is produced by the liver in our body and is carried from the liver to the cells by Low density lipoprotein (LDL) which is also called as the bad cholesterol. We also have High density lipoprotein (HDL) or the good cholesterol which collects excess cholesterol from cells and brings it back to tissues. We also get cholesterol from a number of food items we consume. Cholesterol in a high amount is associated with a high risk of heart diseases. Normal […]

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What Is Body Fat And How To Burn It?

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Burn Body Fat

Fat is no longer the only enemy to healthy body and mind, its sugar as well. Yet excess fat is may it be body fat or food fat is a matter of concern. The only time we adored body fat was when we see a baby. The cute chubby baby fat on a little child is adorable, but the same when seen on a grownup is termed unhealthy or obese. Ideal Body Fat Percentage Ideally, it is normal for women to be fatter than men as the fat supports the reproductive function. Methods like Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) and skin […]

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Practical Tips to Face the Challenges in a Diet

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Practical tips to face challenges in a diet

To achieve weight loss or to maintain our optimum body weight along with fitness, we need to follow a balanced regime consisting diet and exercise. It is often said “We are what we eat”, what it means is that whatever we input in our body through the diet we consume results in the output our body produces like good/bad health and being disease free/unwell. In our quest to lose weight temporarily or over a short period of time, people resort to crash diets or unhealthy ways to diet which results in drastic health problems and diseases. Another problem most people […]

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Why Diets Should Be Sustainable?

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Why diets should be sustainable

Of late we have been coming upon the term Sustainable Diet. What exactly does it mean and what is its importance and benefits? Let’s Learn. What are Sustainable Diets? Sustainable Diet basically means “a diet which can be followed for a long duration and is culturally and regionally accepted. It provides safe and healthy natural resources which are economic, healthy and affordable”. Fad Diets versus Sustainable Diets New and trendy diets which promise fast and unrealistic weight loss are termed as Fad Diets. E.g. Cabbage Soup diet, Baby food diet, zero carb diets etc. They have temporary effects and get […]

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Stay Healthy This World Health Day

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World Health Day

Worldwide, 7th April is celebrated as World Health Day and it also marks the founding day of WHO. What Exactly Do You Mean By Health? Good Health or being healthy means being mentally, socially and physically fit along with being disease free. A lifestyle which keeps us physically as well as mentally healthy should be adapted on a daily basis. Having a nutritious and adequate diet, indulging in exercise or physical activity of any kind, weight and stress management are all spheres of being healthy. What Affects Health? Most important and foremost factor affecting Health is Diet. The input we […]

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Beat the Heat with These Super Summer Foods

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Beat the Heat with these Summer super foods

Summer brings with it sweaty and mucky days along with hot sleepless nights. Probably the only season, unlike the rainy and winter, where hot food and beverages are frowned upon. Everyone looks for ways to soothe and cool the body from the outside and inside as well. Summers are the best time to indulge in cool and refreshing foods and drinks which keep our mind and body hydrated and nourished. Various Fruits, Vegetables, yogurt, seeds  etc. contain nutritional properties and essential nutrients. They affect our body and metabolic system due to its higher the water content, better digestion and cooling […]