Guidelines for healthy fasting during Ramadan
During the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar, most of those who follow the religion fast and abstain from consuming food and drinks from dawn to dusk for a month. This act of fasting is to remind them of less-fortunate people and encourages practice gratitude.
Top 10 Weight Loss Tips for Working Women
Approaching weight loss can come with its own set of challenges and misconceptions. A large number of diets provide instant solutions promising quick weight loss. Diet pills, slimming shakes, sauna belts, herbal teas –the list is endless. But what is the best way to approach healthy weight loss, especially as a working woman?
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!
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.
6 Tips to Keep Healthy During the Pandemic
The sudden onset of the recent pandemic has changed everyone’s lifestyle in an unprecedented way. These changes in lifestyle weren’t limited only to work. With several lockdowns in place, it also affected in every dimension of life. (1) Studies show that, the change in the daily grind has led to an increase in anxiety and stress levels.
Vitamin B12 and a Vegan Diet
A vegan diet is one that consists of only plant-based foods. It not only avoids meat, but also the consumption of eggs and milk (dairy products too).
Since these foods are rich in nutrients, specifically- calcium, iron, vitamin D and Vitamin B12, it is important to strengthen the diet accordingly with healthy plant-based foods.
Foods that can cause heartburn
Heart burn is one of the most common issues in recent times and is frequently mistaken to be a heart attack by many. Heart burn is usually the pain or burn that occurs when the acid in stomach flows back to esophagus. It can get worse after eating few foods or lying down. Most people also have pressure on their throat because of acid reflux.
Using both diet and exercise for weight loss advantage
We often hear complaints about how seemingly ‘difficult’ or ‘hard’ it is to lose weight. Sometimes the numbers on the scale don’t budge despite eating a relatively ‘healthy’ diet and exercising regularly.
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.
Loose stools can be extremely uncomfortable. However, addressing the concern at early stages can help in improving digestive health and prevent it from becoming chronic.