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6 low-calorie tea time snacks to stay guilt-free

Snacks like roasted chickpeas, sliced cucumber with hummus, fruit salad and more are all great options that are low in calories and high in nutrition. By choosing these healthier options, you can enjoy your tea time without feeling guilty and stay on track with your weight loss or health goals. 
Published on Mar 22, 2023 01:55 PM IST

Boost your immunity all-year-round with these delicious foods

Introducing immune-boosting foods that work all year round to help keep your immune system strong and healthy. From autumn to spring, these foods will provide you with a range of essential vitamins and minerals needed to fight off illness and keep you feeling great. 
Published on Mar 18, 2023 04:17 PM IST

6 healthy tiffin recipes for busy working women

Quinoa Salad with Veggies: This salad is a perfect combination of protein and veggies. Cook quinoa and mix it with your favourite veggies like tomatoes, cucumbers, broccoli and carrots. Add some olive oil, lemon juice and salt to add flavour. 
Updated on Mar 15, 2023 04:41 PM IST

8 healthy cooking techniques to keep chronic diseases at bay

Cooking healthy meals is essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and keeping chronic diseases at bay. With the right cooking techniques, you can enjoy tasty, nutritious meals without sacrificing your health. In this article, we will explore 8 healthy cooking techniques that can help you maintain your health and well-being. 
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 12:40 PM IST

Nutritional benefits of hung curd or greek yogurt

High in protein: Hung curd is an excellent source of protein, which is essential for building and repairing muscle tissues, maintaining healthy skin, hair and nails, and promoting satiety. A 100-gram serving of hung curd contains about 10-12 grams of protein. 
Published on Feb 22, 2023 11:34 AM IST

5 reasons you should not skip breakfast

We all are aware that breakfast is the most important meal of the day yet we skip it regularly. Skipping breakfast can harm you in more ways than one. Here's how it affects your health. 
Published on Feb 10, 2023 05:52 PM IST

From raw radish to red meat: 5 foods you shouldn't eat everyday as per Ayurveda

"Ayurveda firmly believes in the saying that “The food you eat could be the most effective medicine or the slowest form of poison!' One who wants to maintain their health shouldn't consume these foods on regular basis per Ayurveda,” says, Dr. Varalakshmi, Ayurvedic Doctor and Wellness Coach, in her recent Instagram post.
Updated on Feb 07, 2023 06:07 PM IST

From garlic to green tea: 5 foods to help you detoxify naturally

Detoxification is a crucial process that helps our bodies get rid of harmful substances and promote overall health. Many people rely on detox diets and supplements to flush out toxins, but the best way to detoxify is by incorporating the right foods into your diet. There are several foods that are packed with nutrients and antioxidants that support the body's natural detoxification process. Weight Loss Expert, JJ Virgin, suggested foods to help you detoxify naturally, in her recent Instagram post. 
Published on Feb 02, 2023 08:30 PM IST

Brain foods to add to your diet

Brain foods have a huge positive impact on the functions of the brain. They help in development of the brain and improvement in performing mental tasks as well. “The foods we eat can have a big impact on the structure and health of our brains,” wrote Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee as she shared a few brain foods that should be included in the diet.
Updated on Feb 02, 2023 04:57 PM IST

5 fundamental rules of food combining as per Ayurveda

“While Charaka outlined only 18 different types of incompatible combinations. There are innumerable examples that can be identified by using the same principles. It may sound complex and impossible to avoid all these in real life. But you can definitely get started with few basic ground rules,” says, Dr. Varalakshmi, Ayurvedic Doctor and Wellness Coach, in her recent Instagram post. She further shared five fundamental rules of food combining as per Ayurveda. 
Updated on Feb 01, 2023 08:46 PM IST

Lohri 2023: 8 traditional foods to enjoy on Lohri

As the festival of Lohri approaches, people all over India are gearing up to celebrate the harvest festival with traditional foods and festivities. Lohri is celebrated on the 13th of January every year and marks the end of the winter season. This year, Lohri will be celebrated on January 13th, 2023.
Published on Jan 11, 2023 08:59 PM IST

8 healthy eating habits to include in your lifestyle in 2023

Eating better and exercising more are the most popular resolutions for 2023. Your eating habits play a crucial role in your overall health and wellbeing. Small positive steps towards healthy eating taken consistently can make a big change in a year. Dr. Nandita Iyer, Author and Nutritionist shared some healthy eating habits for 2023 that you must include in your lifestyle, in her recent Instagram post. 
Updated on Jan 04, 2023 06:51 PM IST

5 foods that you should never mix with milk

“Ayurveda considers milk as one of the best substances that enhances our health when used properly. But it is also a unique food that doesn't go well with every ingredient out there," says, Dr. Varalakshmi, Ayurvedic Doctor and Wellness Coach, in her recent Instagram post. She further suggested foods that are incompatible with milk according to Ayurveda. 
Published on Dec 15, 2022 08:37 PM IST

Many benefits of eating figs everyday

Fig helps in fighting several chronic illnesses. This is one of the fruits which are consumed for their ability to fight diseases.
Updated on Dec 06, 2022 10:01 AM IST

Morning habits that help you wake up in a good mood

The decisions you make in the morning play a huge role in both your mental and physical health. A good morning routine helps boost happiness, increase productivity and reduce stress levels. Here are a few habits you might want to add to your morning routine to start your day on a happy note. You will have to wake up a little earlier and see what works best for you from the list.
Updated on Aug 11, 2022 11:17 AM IST

World Breastfeeding Week 2022: Foods to eat or to avoid while breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is an integral part of the experience of motherhood however, there are several apprehensions in the mind of a new mother around what to and what not to eat during this phase. Awareness on which foods are beneficial and clarifying myths is important for the health of both the mother and the baby. In an interview with HT Lifestyle, Dr Ameya Kanakiya, Co-Founder and Gynaecologist at Elda Health, told Zarafshan Shiraz, “Typically it is advised that one shouldn’t eat sprouts, pulses, curd, brinjal, potato etc., as the baby might be intolerant to certain proteins in some food items. On the contrary, a mother should eat all of this and other food items as well because her body needs all the nutrients. Moreover, there is no blanket rule about babies and you can only learn things by trial and error.” 
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 08:41 PM IST

6 reasons you should shift from cooking in non-stick pans to cast-iron skillets

Did you know that non-pans are harmful not just to our bodies but also to the environment? It is made with Teflon which when heated releases chemicals into the air called perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) which leads to numerous health problems relating to hormones, liver dysfunction, and brain health. These chemicals further go down the drain to pollute the environment since it takes several years to biodegrade. Here are six reasons you should consider shifting from non-stick pans and pots to cast-iron skillets.
Published on Jul 22, 2022 04:28 PM IST

Reasons you need to add kochu aka taro roots to your diet

Tarot root, also known as kochu, gathi or arbi is a vegetable that has a very mild, nutty taste and starchy texture. This tropical root provides a variety of health benefits including improved blood sugar management, promoting heart and digestive health, preventing cancer, improve vision health and more.
Updated on Jul 20, 2022 04:24 PM IST

How to manage food allergies: Nutritionist shares tips

Food allergies are extremely common. Certain components or contaminants present in the food items consumed by us can give us allergies. Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee addressed this issue a few days back on her Instagram profile and wrote, "Food allergy can be caused either by components in food such as gluten, lactose and some proteins or due to contaminants in the food. For example, certain preservatives and insecticides act as allergens. These contaminants can enter food while storing or processing it." She further noted down ways by which food allergies can be managed.
Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:54 AM IST

5 reasons you need to add raw jackfruit to your diet

Helps boost immunity: Raw jackfruit has anti-inflammatory properties. It is rich in vitamins A and C which helps keep diseases at bay.
Published on Jul 15, 2022 12:33 PM IST

7 ways to avoid falling sick: Nutritionist shares tips

In order to boost the immunity of the body, we all need to make changes in our diet and lifestyle. Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee addressed the issue of how to avoid falling sick and noted down a few changes that should be brought in gradually in the lifestyle and the diet in order to stay healthy and fit. Anjali stated that in order to heal the body through natural means, we need patience and perseverance to make drastic changes in the lifestyle. However, some of the changes should be initiated and gradually done.
Published on Jul 14, 2022 10:10 AM IST

Health benefits of squash you need to know

Chayote, also known as chow-chow, is a plant that belongs to the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae. It is grown in Madurai and Nilgiri district of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, West Bengal, Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh and entire north-eastern region. In the east and northeastern states of India, it is known as squash. This fruit is not very famous in regions it is not grown in but has several health benefits. In fact, the root, stem, seeds and leaves are edible as well and has its own unique benefits.
Updated on Jul 13, 2022 01:08 PM IST

Boost your energy at the gym with these pre-workout foods

Going to the gym is not just about burning those calories but also about fuelling your body with the right foods. Your body needs a lot of energy to keep running. It is essential to eat the right foods before hitting the gym so you don't drain yourself mid-exercises and end up returning to your room and sleeping. Here's a list of natural foods that you need to take at least 1 hour before a workout to last till the end of your workout.
Updated on Jul 13, 2022 09:42 AM IST

Grab on these ready-to-drink rehydrating beverages for this monsoon season

There’s nothing like a glass rehydrating drink on a humid afternoon because a few sips in and you’re ready to battle the weather monster again. As monsoon season kickstarts in India, I’m sure we are all going to enjoy the rainy days, earthy smell and tasty snacks but amidst all this, do not forget the changing weather can have certain negative effects on our body too. Dehydration is one of the most common problems we encounter. So we have curated a list of ready-to-drink rehydrating beverages you must add to your grocery list this season. 
Updated on Jul 11, 2022 08:16 AM IST

Diabetes: 5 easy health tips to reduce blood sugar levels to nondiabetic level

Diabetes is one of the most prevalent chronic health diseases in India and what makes it worse is the list of complications that it causes like eye problems, kidney disease, nerve damage, heart disease, etc. With around 400 million people affected by this disease worldwide, managing and spreading awareness about it is very crucial. Explaining in simple words, insulin released by the pancreas helps in regulating blood sugar levels in the body and in the condition of diabetes, either enough insulin is not released or the body is not able to make enough usage of insulin. This leads to increased levels of blood sugar, which further leads to serious health problems. There is no specific treatment for diabetes but rather a range of lifestyle changes that need to be incorporated into daily life. Along with these lifestyle changes, sustainable prevention plans need to be in place to help not just manage but even prevent diabetes. 
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 08:40 PM IST

Healthy and delicious dishes from Uttarakhand you need to try

People in the hills are far healthier than the people residing in big cities because of their nutritious diet. The best part about living in the hills is growing your own vegetables and consuming them. The pahadis of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh love their lentils and green leafy vegetables. Their dishes are simple just like the locals but rich in flavour and nutrition. Here are a few dishes from the two main regions of the state, Kumao and Garhwal that you need to try if you haven't already
Published on Jul 05, 2022 01:48 PM IST

Health benefits of panta bhat for summers

Panta bhat or poita bhat is nothing but simple leftover cooked rice which is soaked and left for fermentation overnight. This dish is perfect for the summer since it cools the digestive system and protects the body from heat. It is widely consumed by the people of rural Bengal, Assam, Odisha, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It goes well with sides like mashed potatoes, green chillies, onions, lemon, fish fry (preferably hilsa), papad, and roasted red chillies.
Published on Jul 04, 2022 05:22 PM IST

Add these magical foods to your diet to reduce bloating

Bloating makes you feel uncomfortable and difficult to perform any task. Eating right is the perfect way to reduce bloating if it is something you are facing on a regular basis. There are certain foods that help reduce bloating and bring some relief from all the uneasiness. Here's a list of a few.
Published on Jul 01, 2022 07:58 PM IST

Improve sleep quality with these amazing foods

Sound sleep can refresh, reset and rejuvenate our mind and body as well as prevent risk of illnesses. Yet, many people struggle with sleep. Sleep disorders are especially on rise in the post pandemic world where the quality of sleep has been severely affected and many people feel dull and tired all the time. Nutrition can play a key role in improving sleep quality. There are certain foods that can help you in relaxing, falling and staying asleep. Nutritionist Lovneet Batra recommends 5 such foods to boost sleep quality.
Published on Jun 30, 2022 04:45 PM IST

5 travel and holiday-ready snacks to carry on your next trip

The much-awaited summer break is here and we are finally ready to pack our bags, unpack the excitement and thrill of leaving all care behind and simply zip-zap-zoom out of the daily monotony. Whether planning a long break or disappearing for a short while, travelling by land, air or sea, the fun part is always constant – when on holiday, one can eat and binge to one’s heart content. This year’s travel and summer vacation plans may have one added pain point - health caution and consciousness. A major concern while on long-distance travel is always about food. Many of us wonder what to eat and what not to while on a vacay to avoid food poisoning, dehydration, indigestion etc. We don’t wish to see food play a spoilsport with holiday plans. We wish to be guilt-free and stress-free while we holiday. After all, haven’t we all earned this break? 
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 11:00 AM IST
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