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How to control hunger pangs while breast-feeding

This is a common misconception that breastfeeding acts as a magic wand in weight loss and breastfeeding mothers automatically loose weight during this process. It is true that breastfeeding burns more calories than any other usual activity but it comes with its own limitations. One can not deny the fact that breastfeeding makes mothers more […]

Understanding and Overcoming Stress

If you had 3 wishes, what would you ask for?  Most people want money, cars, a big house, and a bangin’ body. If we really boil it down, however, all our ‘wants’ are just means to an end. What we really crave are specific states of mind. What we are really chasing is fulfillment, contentment, […]

The Fundamentals of Fat Loss – Part 1: Setting Up A Diet Plan

January is the time when people are scrambling to fulfill their New Year’s resolutions. But it is a well-known fact that 90% of resolutions fail by February. Does this sound familiar? In this series, The Fundamentals of Fat Loss, you will learn how to set up your own fat loss program. This will enable you […]

The Dos and Dont’s of Cheat Meals

The Dos and Dont’s of Cheat Meals

If you have stuck to your nutrition plan for a week or more, you may be thinking about indulging in a cheat meal. In my experience – both as a coach and a living, breathing human being – we may even begin to daydream about a cheat meal as soon as we eat our first green vegetable […]

Is Lack of Sleep Making Us Fat ?

Lack of sleep is one of the major causes for obesity and Type II diabetes and we are just scratching the surface. A recent study at University of Leeds showed that participants with disrupted sleep had higher blood glucose levels even when they did not make any changes to their diet. This brings focus on […]

Healthy Fats We Should Eat

A balanced diet should have all nutrients in right proportions and with the popularity of good and bad diets some nutrients are considered unhealthy for us so we omit them from our diets without thinking much. Fats and their role in the body is commonly misunderstood mainly because our body uses them as energy reserves […]

Fiber dilemma: Dal and Roti diet

Indian diet is rich in quality fiber needed for a good gut health with lentils and wheat being a part of staple diet for most of us. The trouble is eating fiber rich Indian foods is that they come packed with carbohydrates as well . Importance of fibre has been long known in keeping our […]

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Big Belly : How to get rid of it ?

Abdominal obesity is widespread in India where it is common to see a bulge above the belt walking around in corporate districts. A good measure for this kind of obesity is waist circumference and waist to hip ratio and people with a healthy BMI (Body Mass Index ) could also be obese due to high […]

How To Start Running

How to Start Running, When You Have Never Run Before!

Running in India is not as common as in western countries or some African countries. Although it is not such a common exercise activity, areas like Gurugram, Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) are the most preferred running in places in India. Here are some simple ideas you should know before you start running at […]