Lifestyle

Is Caffeine Good or Bad?

Many of us, follow the morning ritual of getting that cup of coffee/ tea religiously. And when someone tells you otherwise, we say that, I can’t work without my morning fix.  The FDA states that 80% of adults take caffeine in the form of coffees, teas, sodas or perhaps energy drinks. Dr. Stephen Juraschek, states that although caffeine can give a temporary boost to your body, the impact of the caffeine depends on the source and quantity.

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Stress inducing foods

An imminent target at work. An upcoming family gathering. Kid’s exams coming close. There’s always stress imbedded in your life no matter what stage of life you are in. But do you know, there are certain foods that induce stress and anxiety?

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Why are junk foods so hard to resist?

If you are one of those people aiming for a healthy diet, cutting out junk foods is a good place to start. Although, this is sometimes easier said than done! It is not that we always lack willpower or motivation to eat healthily. But what is it that keeps drawing us back time and again to that bag of chips or chocolate bar? It is like the popular advertisement - No one can eat just one! 

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The Dark Side of Blue Light

Our generation is experiencing a lot of light pollution. This can come from neon signs flashing in our shopping areas, to LED bulbs in our homes and offices. In the past decade, since information technology took over, we also seem to be glued to our screens. This background light emitted by these screens is known as blue light since it comes from that range of the light spectrum.  

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Strategies to Prevent Overeating

Overeating can happen at any time without us even being aware of it. It is important that we assess our food habits and stop to think if we are ingesting unnecessary calories! These strategies can help us do so.  

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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.

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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. 

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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!  

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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,

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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. 

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