Peanuts or mungaphali are not only crunchy and tasty snacks that are easy on the pockets but are also packed with numerous health benefits and nutrients. But what many people don’t know is the fact that these pea-sized nuts are actually very effective in weight loss when eaten in moderation. Studies have shown that weight-loss diets that include peanuts are more effective than the diets that do …
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Almonds are one of the many super foods that are an able ally against weight gain issues. Since they are full of vitamins and mono-saturated fats (good fats), they provide a energy zap to your body without adding extra pounds.  The fiber content and proteins in them makes you feel full for a longer period of time, hence reducing the total calorie intake. Besides, a handful of almonds are …
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You now have some more reasons to lose weight as researchers have found that obese adults who lose at least 5 percent of their body weight sleep better and experience improved moods. Weight loss improved sleep quality in the sixth month, as well as mood (symptoms of depression), regardless of how the individuals lost the weight, the study said. 'This study confirms several studies reporting that …
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If you’re looking for that single food which would efficiently aid in reducing your weight, then it has to be flaxseeds or alsi. Due to its low carbohydrate content and its richness in omega 3 fatty acids, they play an excellent role in lowering storage of fats. They also help you feel fuller and satiated for a longer time. Besides, flaxseeds are rich in lignans, antioxidants, oestrogen …
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Since ancient times, turmeric has been an integral part of Indian cuisines and has been accepted around the world for its many health benefits. Research has shown that it is a great antiseptic and it could also help in searching for a cancer cure. Along with this, it’s great for weight loss as well. Yes, this magical spice can actually help you out in your weight loss plans. Turmeric increases …
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Sunny Leone is here to stay but quite sadly, her infamous curves are not. The actor who’s known for her voluptuous body has been asked to lose some weight. The actress has been asked to lose 5 kg for her next venture, Leela which marks the directorial debut of Ahmed Khan’s brother Bobby. According to TOI, , ‘A trainer has already been assigned to Sunny and she has started working on a …
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Did you know green tea can approximately burn 70 calories per day? Yes, you heard that right it can burn calories! The credits for this goes to the compound epigallocatechin (EGCG) found in the tea. It boosts your metabolic rate and reduces your appetite. This leads to thermo-genesis which increases heat in the body in turn increasing your metabolic rate and keeping your weight down. It’s also …
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Besides burning calories, the key to losing weight is to monitor what you eat. Either you alter them, replace them or reduce them. Coconut milk is one such food that you can replace your regular milk with in order to lose weight. Although it is not a miracle weight loss food but it definitely quickens the process. Since the healthy saturated fat in coconut comes from medium-chain triglycerides, a …
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पिछले आर्टिकल में यह बताया गया था कि हम जितना खाना खाते है उससे ज़्यादा हमें कैलोरीस बर्न करनी चाहिए, नहीं तो वह वज़न बढ़ने का कारण बन जाता है। ज़रा सोचें, …
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Adults who are overweight, obese or have type 2 diabetes might be able to benefit from Danish-made Victoza, which, in its third phase of clinical trials, proved successful in weight management. Its chemical name is liraglutide and when given in 3mg doses over a 56-week period, combined with proper diet and exercise, trial participants experienced a 5.9 percent mean loss of baseline body …
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Garlic is an amazing food known for its various beneficial properties. Studies in 2012 suggest that prolonged intake of garlic is beneficial to weight loss and reducing the body mass index. Garlic is said to contain allicin, a sulphur-based compound, believed to have anti-bacterial property. Also, it has an inflammatory property that helps in burning down fat deposits. Though it won’t help you …
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You are not eating more than usual, maybe you are consuming even less calories. You have not stopped exercising. Then why do you find yourself gaining weight? About 5 years ago I started putting on weight after being slim my whole life. 115 - 120 lbs was my consistent, no effort required weight. The gain coincided with first year university. I gained up to about 130-135 before saying, enough, I …
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If you want to lose weight, you will have to monitor your diet. A few tips can help you with this. No, you don't have to eat only boiled vegetables and salads. All you have to do is eat healthy foods which includes fruits, pulses, meat, etc. Well-known nutritionist Naini Setalvad gives us a few pointers to make our meals more healthy which will aid weight loss. She stresses on the fact that …
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There’s an old weight loss adage – ‘Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper’. While most of the world’s population ends up eating their dinner before 8-9 pm, Indians usually have a very late dinner time. A late dinner is horrible for weight loss since the body’s metabolism is slower during the night and will burn fewer calories. Studies have found …
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