How To Avoid Binge Eating

How To Avoid Binge Eating

There is a thin line between ‘foodie’ and ‘binge eating’ and we can often miss the signs when we have slipped into binge eating mode. If you listen to your body, it is constantly giving you signs about your health. Binge eating is your body indicating an unhealthy lifestyle.

Foods To Avoid During The Summer

Foods To Avoid During The Summer

The scorching hot summer days are here and they can cause your body to get heated to an exponential degree. Indian summers are especially harsh, with temperatures soaring up to 38 to 40 degree Celsius. Phew! Headaches, hot flashes, dehydration, and heat strokes take a huge toll on our health. Knowing what to eat and what not to eat can help you get through the sweltering season unscathed.

How to avoid sugar consciously

How to avoid sugar consciously

‘I eat only whole wheat bread’, said one client as part of her health plan. ‘I eat healthy digestive biscuits as a snack’, said confidently another client.  I am going to start this article with some facts that I share with my clients and in my workshops and corporate talks. A small packet of digestive biscuits of 250gms has 13 teaspoons of sugar. A slice of bread (whole-wheat or gluten free) has half teaspoon of sugar. A cup of flavoured yogurt of 100gms has 3 teaspoons of sugar. Mixed fruit juice of 200 ml has 4 teaspoons of sugar. One box of muesli of 400gms has 9 teaspoons of sugar. Isn’t this an eye opener? Some of this we eat regularly and do not even know that we are consuming so much added sugar right? It tricks the brain to want more food because of the blood sugar spiking and dropping and then we land up having many more cravings.

Avoid gaining seasonal weight

Avoid gaining seasonal weight

Depending upon your personality, social life and where you live, there is a chance that you might be gaining weight at a particular time of the year. Many of us crave sugary and indulgent things in winter. While many others, tend to overdo energy drinks and let go of diets during summer months. Monsoon seasons makes it difficult to step out. Extreme weather also discourages many from exercising regularly. While some seasonal food is extremely delicious and nutritious, overeating some seasonal produce can also lead to weight gain. Irrespective of your personality and season of concern, it is possible to avoid this periodic weight gain.

4 foods to avoid if you’re trying to lose weight

4 foods to avoid if you’re trying to lose weight

There are many foods which are masquerading as ‘healthier’ alternatives. Many of these food items have ingredients or additives that are unhealth...