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  • Time your Carbohydrate Intake Wisely

    Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced diet. But due to unhealthy carbs (like refined, polished ones- maida, white rice, sugars), they’ve got a bad reputation.

  • How to eat healthy while travelling

    For a health-conscious individual, healthy eating and exercising while on a trip, be it for business or pleasure, can be a challenging task. It is easy to get carried away and resort to unhealthy eating. 

  • Living Alone? These cooking tips are ideal for you!

    Staying alone gives you privacy and freedom, something we all love and cherish! Moving away from home for a job can come with other changes as well like learning how to cook and manage your meals. A lot of times you may neglect to eat healthy as you might find it  easier to eat something from outside or at the office. However, this can lead to issues like unhealthy weight gain in the long run. Not to mention the drain on your wallet!  

  • Dangers of YO-YO dieting

    Have you ever been on a cycle of constant weight loss and weight gain? Maybe you tried a crash or fad diet in an attempt to lose weight, only to regain it once you are off the restrictive diet. It’s like a yo-yo that keeps swinging back and forth. Let’s look at what Alpana is facing,

  • Bad habits that are wreaking your health: Part 2

    As we continue to look at unhealthy habits that can affect our health, let’s turn to the subtler factors: things we may not recognize outright, but which also play a role in our health. 

  • Bad habits that are wreaking your health: Part 1

    A visit to a doctor’s office or health clinic sometimes involves filling out a health form or a health risk assessment. Some of the questions asked include habits such as smoking and drinking, but did you know that there are other bad habits that may be part of our lifestyle?  

  • 8 Tips for Managing WFH as a Mother

    While working in a typical office setting is still the norm, work from home options are now also in place. This especially enables companies to retain their women employees. For new moms, this is especially beneficial as they can then continue working while also being at close proximity to their babies and children.
     

  • A super woman?s guide to eating right

    Women have an inborn talent to multitask.  Starting from taking care of groceries, kids, chores at house and balancing their career at par with everything else without breaking a sweat makes her a superwoman!  While being busy taking care of everything else, they often forget the need to take care of themselves. This can lead to fatigue and overlooked health issues.
     

  • Vegan diet and its impact on health

    Vegan diet/ veganism is rapidly rising in the world because of various reasons like- health/ animal welfare or environmental concerns. Research also states that, plant-based diets are linked to lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases/ type-2 diabetes/ cancers because of its low saturated fat content (1). 
     

  • Working Around the Diet and Exercise Challenges of Shift Work

    Working on shifts can often take a toll on your eating habits, sleep patterns and exercise schedule. Rotational shifts can further throw things out of balance. Many shift workers eat unhealthy foods, skip exercise and also have disturbed sleep. This can lead to weight gain and other associated lifestyle related diseases.

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