More than numbers: How weight loss affects your well being

More than numbers: How weight loss affects your well being

Most people let their body image dictate how they feel about themselves, how they interact with others and by extension, how high or low their confidence levels are.  Weight, waist size, and progressive weight gain can have grave health implications. Sustaining a steady body weight is super important. Let’s explore the multitude of benefits of being fit and maintaining your ideal body weight.
The impact of obesity

The impact of obesity

Not every ‘fat’ person is obese but every overweight person is considered to be suffering from obesity. The term overweight may refer to a variety of things, but it most commonly refers to your Body Mass Index (BMI), which should be less than 30 kg when measured using your body weight and height. When a person's BMI is 30.0 or higher in adults, he or she is considered obese.
Busting myths about protein

Busting myths about protein

Protein is understood as a set of small units of amino acids that are linked together in extended chains. There are twenty different types of amino acids that make up a protein. Proteins are supposed to be enormous, complex molecules that govern tissues and organs while also preserving the body's structure and functions. They are, at their heart, macronutrients that are indispensable for increasing the volume of our muscles.
Traditional Indian Thali: A Wholesome Option

Traditional Indian Thali: A Wholesome Option

The Indian Thali is a carefully-fashioned food experience that focuses on - the 5 senses, your GI tract, the chef’s gastronomic skill, unique recipes and exceptional company! In a single meal, you will enjoy a wide selection of distinctive and delectable dishes. The thali promises to be more than just a cultural journey - it guarantees you a complete wholesome meal.
The Traditional Onam Sadhya Menu

The Traditional Onam Sadhya Menu

Onam is the annual harvest festival of Kerala that falls during the monsoons. As per mythology, the festival celebrates the annual visit of the spirit of King Mahabali who is said to have ruled over these parts.
Snacking at night: Is it a good idea?

Snacking at night: Is it a good idea?

Snacking on small meals as fillers between meals is a good thing. It essentially helps to stabilize blood sugar levels and helps to keep energy levels steady too. Also, the right kind and quality of snack can help with the feeling of fullness and thus help in preventing obesity.
Managing Liver Disease Problems

Managing Liver Disease Problems

The liver is the second largest organ in the body. It is in charge of carrying out scores of vital functions. It has a pivotal role to play in the synthesis of protein, monitors the glycogen storage, gingers up digestion, is in charge of manufacture of hormones and has a significant part to play in metabolism.
Chana dal – The versatile and nutritious ingredient

Chana dal – The versatile and nutritious ingredient

Some Indian ingredients are miraculously versatile, this holds true especially when we talk about Chana dal. Name the state, whether it is from north, south, east and west, chana dal has secured its place in everyone’s kitchen. It changes its taste and looks as per the dishes whether it is payasam in the south, cholar dal in east or vada in the we
Dal: A potent plant-based protein for body-building

Dal: A potent plant-based protein for body-building

Your diet is as important as your workout when it comes to building muscle. Are you striving to gain more muscle and get more defined? If you are a vegetarian or if you are trying to incorporate plant-based protein into your regimen, then dals are definitely your ticket! Protein in dal is the way to go!

Benefits Of Sprouting Dals & Pulses

Benefits Of Sprouting Dals & Pulses

A seed has a host of nutritional advantages; however, they are locked up by anti-nutrients. When you sprout, the dormant seed becomes a live plant and the anti-nutrients are discarded. Importantly, phytic acid, an anti-nutrient present in the seed, binds with calcium, iron, magnesium, copper, and zinc,
Benefits Of A Vegetarian Diet

Benefits Of A Vegetarian Diet

One simply cannot do without food; it is what keeps us going, supplies our bodies with essential nutrients and keeps our minds in prim shape. Many factors such as food preferences, allergies, religious restrictions, professional and domestic lifestyle choices, etc.,
Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble nutrient, it needs to be consumed with a fat source to be properly absorbed and is needed in almost all our physiological functions. Vitamin D plays a major role in the immune system and is vital to vibrant health. Although there are many forms of vitamin D