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Image Source: roughunderbelly.com Is it even possible to have a treat while being on weight loss? Okay, it may sound contradictory at the moment but yes it’s possible. Trust me I have lost 6 kg in a month being on diet and exercise. Your target is to lose weight, that’s good, but should not be […]
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Is it even possible to have a treat while being on weight loss? Okay, it may sound contradictory at the moment but yes it’s possible. Trust me I have lost 6 kg in a month being on diet and exercise. Your target is to lose weight, that’s good, but should not be losing muscle mass at the same time. This for many people is something that’s easier said than done. In my last post 5 Things I Daily Struggle with being a Bodybuilder, I had raised some points that many have...

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Humans are quite adept at constantly enriching their arsenal of excuses. Excuses for being late, for missing a beat, for delaying everything ‘till Monday, for postponing Monday indefinitely. The problem is that we keep surrounding ourselves with comfort and every sort of instant gratification imaginable. Everything is available at the touch of a button, stored […]
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Humans are quite adept at constantly enriching their arsenal of excuses. Excuses for being late, for missing a beat, for delaying everything ‘till Monday, for postponing Monday indefinitely. The problem is that we keep surrounding ourselves with comfort and every sort of instant gratification imaginable. Everything is available at the touch of a button, stored in our fridges, and dotted across the avenues we walk. Today, over one-third of Americans are considered obese, and this disease of affluence is taking no prisoners. Yet, just like its nickname suggests, obesity can easily be prevented. All it takes...

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Spices have been a part of Indian and South-east Asian cuisine from a long time. We have a long and exhaustive history with the both the various kinds of spices and herbs available locally. Our lifestyle is such that we have inculcated these spices into our daily life either by consuming through food or making […]
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Spices have been a part of Indian and South-east Asian cuisine from a long time. We have a long and exhaustive history with the both the various kinds of spices and herbs available locally. Our lifestyle is such that we have inculcated these spices into our daily life either by consuming through food or making masala chai (spice/ masala tea). Rather, Haldi (turmeric) is a key ingredient in all our dishes whether making sabzi (vegetable) or giving a tadka for the daal (pulses).

I have also written a blog on both spices and herbs before, which consist of many other...

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Bodybuilding supplements are judged by most of the people by the physical effect it shows. What we usually forget is that while it can facilitate the growth of muscles, none of the bodybuilding supplements ensure it with a 100% guarantee. The effects of bodybuilding supplements differ from one person to another. Hence, it cannot be […]
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Bodybuilding supplements are judged by most of the people by the physical effect it shows. What we usually forget is that while it can facilitate the growth of muscles, none of the bodybuilding supplements ensure it with a 100% guarantee. The effects of bodybuilding supplements differ from one person to another. Hence, it cannot be used as a parameter for judging bodybuilding supplements’ effectiveness.

After being inspired by ‘Make in India’ campaign introduced by our honourable Prime Minister, I decided to for the very first time do a comparative analysis for the Indian bodybuilding supplements brands...

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Coconut water is in actuality the juice inside the cavity or endosperm of young, delicate coconut. Its water is one of the nature’s most invigorating beverages, devoured worldwide for its nutritious and wellbeing profiting properties. The water is acquired by opening a delicate, green, sound, and unscathed coconut. Inside, the transparent liquid is sweet, sterile […]
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Coconut water is in actuality the juice inside the cavity or endosperm of young, delicate coconut. Its water is one of the nature’s most invigorating beverages, devoured worldwide for its nutritious and wellbeing profiting properties.

The water is acquired by opening a delicate, green, sound, and unscathed coconut. Inside, the transparent liquid is sweet, sterile and made out of special substances, for example, sugars, vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, compounds, amino acids, cytokine, and phytohormones.

Coconut plant is from the palm trees

Family: Arecaceae

Scientific Name: Cocos nucifera

For the nutrition facts of coconut...

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What are overweight and obesity? Excessive or abnormal accumulation of fat which harms the health of our body has been explained as overweight and obesity. Body mass index (BMI) is frequently used to classify overweight and obesity in adults. It is the division of a person’s weight in kilograms by the square of his/her height […]
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What are overweight and obesity?

Excessive or abnormal accumulation of fat which harms the health of our body has been explained as overweight and obesity.

Body mass index (BMI) is frequently used to classify overweight and obesity in adults. It is the division of a person’s weight in kilograms by the square of his/her height in meters (kg/m2).

WHO has defined overweight and obesity as when the BMI is greater than or equal to 25 and 30 respectively.

BMI - Obesity

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Herb is any plants utilized for nourishment, enhancing, prescription, or fragrance. Culinary utilize commonly recognized herb from flavors. Herb is the leafy green part of a plant (either crisp or dried) while a spice is from another part of the plant (typically dried), including seeds, berries, bark, roots and natural products. Basil Scientific Name: Ocimum […]
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Herb is any plants utilized for nourishment, enhancing, prescription, or fragrance. Culinary utilize commonly recognized herb from flavors. Herb is the leafy green part of a plant (either crisp or dried) while a spice is from another part of the plant (typically dried), including seeds, berries, bark, roots and natural products.

Basil

Herb - Basil

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

Family: Labiatae

Part of Plant Used: Leaves

Origin: India, Asia, and Africa

Active Ingredients: Flavonoids: orientin, vicenin; Volatile oils: estragole, eugenol, limonene; ocimene (an...

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Herbs and spices are used in our daily life. It has ingrained itself into our food such that we do not even realise that we have used a specific herb or spice. So let’s take a tour, a slice from the spice, and find out different herbs and spices and their uses. Pepper (Peppercorn) Scientific […]
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Herbs and spices are used in our daily life. It has ingrained itself into our food such that we do not even realise that we have used a specific herb or spice. So let’s take a tour, a slice from the spice, and find out different herbs and spices and their uses.

Pepper (Peppercorn)

Spice of Life

Scientific Name: Piper nigrum

Family: Piperaceae

Part of Plant Used: Berries (fruit)

Origin: India

Active Ingredients: piperidines, piperazines (Piperine)

Health Benefits: Pepper improves digestion as it...

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BALANCE YOUR DIET For losing fat the most important thing is a healthy diet. There are so many different articles and regimes that it usually puts off a person rather than motivating to move ahead with it. So for a healthy diet especially for cutting weight it is necessary to follow this one single foundation […]
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BALANCE YOUR DIET

For losing fat the most important thing is a healthy diet. There are so many different articles and regimes that it usually puts off a person rather than motivating to move ahead with it. So for a healthy diet especially for cutting weight it is necessary to follow this one single foundation rule:

Take your meals in the order of consuming proteins first, then vegetables and water along with it.

Proteins have the capability to help add muscles which help in burning more fat. Aside from that, they also help in...

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