Tag Archives: Healthy

Tips to stay healthy during Chinese New Year

From pineapple tarts to peanut cookies and yee sang to shrimp rolls, we look forward to indulging in our favourite snacks and goodies every Chinese New Year. Without a doubt, one of the best things about festive seasons is the food. But when you are making the rounds to see your relatives and friends, it can be difficult to let ... Read More »

Heart disease: Here’s a simple fibre-rich meal plan to keep your heart strong and healthy

A diet high in fibre has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Here’s a simple fibre-rich meal plan for a healthier, happier heart. Here’s a simple fibre-rich meal plan to keep your heart healthy  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New Delhi: Eating an unhealthy diet and not getting enough physical activity can lead to a number of ... Read More »

5 healthy diet mistakes that hamper weight loss

Aiming to lose weight? According to a study, choosing the wrong meal (no matter the quantity) can leave you craving for more. When it comes to crushing hunger, it’s not about when you eat; it’s about what you eat. If you want to lose weight, curb your appetite by avoiding the foods that make you more hungry. Kathleen Alleaume, a nutritionist ... Read More »

Don’t skip the carbs, Paleo diets are not as healthy as you think

Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with meat-heavy low-carb diets, researchers reported Friday. The findings, published in The Lancet medical journal, challenge a trend in Europe and North America toward so-called Paleo diets that shun carbohydrates in favour of animal protein and fat. Proponents of these ‘Stone ... Read More »

Weight loss diet plan, these 9 superfoods will keep your gut healthy

Health experts say that the key to your fitness and health depends on your gut. More specifically, it depends on the gut bacteria that helps digest and absorb the food in your diet. Every individual’s gut is home to a mix of gut bacteria, and diet and lifestyle plays a significant role in determining the mix. It also impacts your weight ... Read More »

Health Insurance Coverage For Healthy Groceries? More Food-Based Interventions May Be Coming

Shutterstock Health insurance plans cover a variety of medical procedures, prescriptions and provider visits. A recent change in how some plans interpret health-related insurance benefits may see more plans offering food-based benefits, including meals and healthy groceries. Hippocrates, of the eponymous Oath, famously wrote “Let food be thy medicine.” A little over a decade ago, the editor of the British Medical ... Read More »

8 Best Amaranth Recipes For Healthy Lifestyle

Amaranth, also known as Ramdana, is one of the oldest grains that are cultivated in India. Amaranth is power-packed with various healthy properties, including proteins, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants and is full of fibre. Therefore, adding amaranth to your daily diet will improve your health and keep you active. It is a known fact that daily consumption of amaranth will help you to ... Read More »

For a healthy heart, add fatty fish, olive oil to your diet

Good news if you love eating fish. According to a new study, consuming fatty fish up to four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent risk of heart disease. To keep your heart healthy, you need to be very careful about your diet. The findings showed that fatty fish increases the size and lipid composition of ... Read More »

Ayurveda For Health: A Complete Dietary Guide To Healthy Living

Ayurveda, our ancient system of medicine, is a science for life. It provides us with life tools to stay healthy, vibrant and realise our full human potential. Ayurvedafirmly believes that good health starts with proper metabolism of food and good robust digestion. It is based on the premise that food, when consumed according to our personal physiological needs, acts like a ... Read More »

Is your ‘healthy’ diet making you sick? Experts debunk 10 nutrition myths

While nutritional science offers a wealth of research on eating right, it can also confuse you with its contradictory findings. For instance — while some studies claim that wine can kill harmful bacteria in teeth and gums, another claims that it can give you skin cancer. Periodically, there are diets/foods that are touted as the “next best thing for your health” (be ... Read More »