Breakfast is special in that it marks the end of a period of fasting (after a night of sleep). If you eat your first meal of the day after your longest duration of sleep, within 2 to 3 hours after awakening, and if your meal involves food or beverage from at least one food category, you are considered a breakfast eater.
The human body is a complex apparatus. All its systems and sub-systems need energy to...
So you’ve decided to shift to a plant based diet. In the first of this 2 part series we explained what a plant based protein diet contained and briefly touched upon the health and environmental benefits of the same. In this part we will delve even deeper into these benefits and help you decide on successfully switching to this type of a diet.
Health and nutrition are both inextricably linked. Good health is the sum total of fitness and nutrition. The past decades have seen a dramatic worldwide increase in chronic diseases. Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory disorders, and malignant tumors account for 63% of total mortality at a global level annually. Furthermore, chronic diseases represent almost 45.9% of all diseases worldwide (1).Dieticians stress that a properly planned plant based diet, with a particular focus on good quality plant-based protein is essential as it aids in muscle gain, weight-loss and overall good health. So if you're looking to improve your health and lose weight, you must consider plant-based food. What is a plant-based diet, and is it the right choice for you?
India is a land of abundant grains and grain varieties. While the predominant staples of...
So you’ve heard that a gluten-free diet can really help you lose weight. You’re curious about this, aren’t you? You’ve seen that famous Ms. So & So on Instagram raving about the goodness of ‘Gluten-Free’ foods and, OMG she’s lost what seems like a ton of weight. Now you’re convinced that a gluten-free diet is perfect for you too! And you definitely want to give this strategy a try. We’re here to tell you that not all is as rosy as it seems and before you go on this new adventure, you need to understand the pros and cons of this diet, just like any other diet.