The good bacteria and its role in health

The good bacteria and its role in health

There are many ways to adversely affect gut health: consuming regular sugar-loaded meals, prolonged use or abuse of antibiotics, and not eating adequate fibre rich food. This detrimental blueprint of poor dietary patterns strengthens the harmful bacteria living in the gut and depletes the friendly bacteria, thereby affecting the gut microbiome unfavourably.
The good bacteria and its role in health

The good bacteria and its role in health

There are many ways to adversely affect gut health: consuming regular sugar-loaded meals, prolonged use or abuse of antibiotics, and not eating adequate fibre rich food. This detrimental blueprint of poor dietary patterns strengthens the harmful bacteria living in the gut and depletes the friendly bacteria, thereby affecting the gut microbiome unfavourably.
Hormones that impact your diet

Hormones that impact your diet

When your stomach feels empty and hunger strikes, you eat, and when it feels full, you stop eating. Two hormones - ghrelin and leptin - play very pivotal roles in coordinating your body’s energy needs with food intake.
Dietary fibre and its role in reducing inflammation

Dietary fibre and its role in reducing inflammation

Our modern-day diet tends to be highly-refined because of which we don’t receive adequate amounts of a very important nutrient - fibre. Devoid of a consistent intake of soluble and insoluble fibre, you are sure to experience GI upsets, a dip in energy levels, weight gain and obesity, inflammation and a higher risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Why Do We Eat Unhealthy Foods?

Why Do We Eat Unhealthy Foods?

Those chips, cookies, cheese-loaded burgers, and desserts must be heavenly delicious and impossible to resist. But I wish we had been a little more cautious and conscious of the true sugar, salt, and fat content of the foods we eat. Why are certain foods labeled unhealthy in the first place? They are unhealthy for us since they include poor fiber, nutritional value, vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals; also, they are highly processed meals heavy in tropical oils and salts, refined flours, and sugar.
Telling Signs You Need To Change Your Diet

Telling Signs You Need To Change Your Diet

Isn't your diet an important part of your day? What you put on your plate has a significant impact on your body because it is ultimately accountable for providing nutrients and energy for your body. That's where the concept of a healthy diet comes into play; you need a well-balanced diet to be healthy and fit.

 

Improving The Quality Of Rest

Improving The Quality Of Rest

Have you ever considered how exhausted and depleted you would feel if you didn't get enough sleep? That is the significance of sleep for us: its primary purpose is to refresh and revitalize our minds and bodies. Sleep is unavoidably crucial for your mind and body, and if you don't get enough of it, your cognitive abilities and productivity will suffer.
Impact of Exercise

Impact of Exercise

Exercise is important to maintain physical fitness, although it has a great influence on the physical and mental aspects of a person's overall health. You can understand exercise as a physical activity, which increases the rate of your heart beyond non-active levels. The daily exercise routine includes physical activities including walking, swimming, aerobics, cycling, running, dancing, and lifting
Hydrating Right

Hydrating Right

Human beings require water; it is one of the necessities they cannot live without. Water makes up 66 percent of the human body. Many body functions, such as temperature regulation and hydration, require water. Water lubricates joints and is essential for overall wellness. Aside from that, water has several vital health benefits for the body.

Can Food Help With Productivity?

Can Food Help With Productivity?

Food's inevitability for our bodies can't be justified in any way. It's a mix of important nutrients like carbs, proteins, vitamins, and minerals that the human body needs for growth, development, and proper functioning. In layman's terms, it's the body's fuel that provides the energy to produce and harness energy.
Snacking healthy with South Indian treats

Snacking healthy with South Indian treats

It’s one thing to eat healthy breakfasts, lunches and dinners, but what about everything you snack on in between? Having wholesome snacks on hand when hunger attacks is very critical! Even though you have the option of scores of store-bought snacks, absolutely nothing can beat a fresh snack that’s been made in your own kitchen. However, given that, most of us do not have the time to hassle over what snack is nutritious and tend to reach out for some nibble as quickly as possible, having a few go-to snack recipes can make life so much easier. South Indian cuisine is very varied and you will find exquisite dishes from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana. With these fabulous recipes, you are only a few minutes away from a hunger-quelling, appetizing, healthy bite!
Re-evaluating everyday foods as per Ayurveda

Re-evaluating everyday foods as per Ayurveda

Ayurveda provides guidelines and strategies that support mindful eating as well as eating foods which are suitable for your dosha – i.e. your constitutional type. The energy of your dosha determines what foods work beneficially for you, what can boost your health, which specific foods promise to avert and manage diseases, and those that sustain general wellness.
Improving your hormone health

Improving your hormone health

When your hormones spiral out of control, your health tends to take a big bashing. Furthermore, the body is continually being attacked by various factors that threaten the hormonal balance – stress, irregular lifestyle, environmental toxins, medications, poor diet and sleep deprivation. There are numerous strategies that will help you to reset your hormone profile and bounce back in to the best of health; the most fundamental and easiest way to reboot your system is to begin with revamping your diet.
Healthy foods that have a bad reputation

Healthy foods that have a bad reputation

There’s a whole list of foods that people think they should be avoiding, given that, these foods are more often than not misunderstood and considered to be unhealthy and causing weight gain. However, are they really unhealthy? In fact, studies show that by keeping away from certain foods, you are actually missing out on a whole bunch of nutrition. Let’s explore!