Found 209 Articles for Nutrition & Diet

Can Calorie Counting Help You Lose Weight?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 08-May-2023 11:52:41
When you meet a dietician for a diet plan and share your weight loss goal and timeline, she will give you a calorie breakup with a chart. It is common to use for tangible dieting benefits. You can easily count calories and achieve your health goals. With calorie counting, you know where you are heading regarding your health. We widely use it for weight loss and gain. However, with all benefits said, it lost its importance when dieticians took a fresh approach to help you manage your weight and health. They taught us more about nutrition, health, the whole-diet method, ... Read More

Add Some Flavor to Your Diabetes Meal Plan

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 05-May-2023 15:06:14
To make a healthy diet for type 2 diabetes more enjoyable, condiments and spices can enhance food flavor. But remember that not all condiments are created equal before you grab the mayo and ketchup. It would be best also to acquire the habit of carefully reading nutrition labels and calculating appropriate portions. Read this list of facts to learn more about the most sought-after seasonings and condiments. Ten Unexpected Foods That Don't Raise Blood Sugar Lycopene-rich Ketchup Many persons with diabetes who have type 2 avoid ketchup because of its "bad boy" reputation. Ketchup has "hidden" sugar and salt, ... Read More

7 Easy Food Swaps to Help Lower Cholesterol

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Apr-2023 12:11:00
High cholesterol doesn't have any specific symptoms but increases your risk of serious health conditions like heart disease or dementia. Cholesterol is found in your blood and cells and is required to make hormones, vitamin D and digestive fluids in your body. It can be absorbed from the food you eat and is made naturally by your liver. Cholesterol is of two forms Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) also known as bad cholesterol and High-density lipoprotein (HDL), often termed as good cholesterol. Lifestyle and dietary habits have a significant impact on cholesterol levels and if these levels are not controlled, ... Read More

Bland Foods: Just What Are They?

Manish Panchal
Updated on 14-Apr-2023 16:50:27
Foods that are bland typically have a mild flavour, little spice or seasoning, and are simple to digest. Those who have digestive problems, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, or an upset stomach, are frequently advised to eat these meals. Bland foods are also typically recommended after surgery or during illness, as they are less likely to irritate the digestive system or create discomfort. Boiling or baking potatoes, white rice, plain spaghetti, plain crackers, toast, oatmeal, plain chicken or fish, canned fruits, and some prepared vegetables like zucchini or carrots are also examples of bland cuisine. These foods can be more ... Read More

Affirmations: What They Are, Health Benefits, and Getting Started

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 05-Apr-2023 14:40:30
The way you talk to yourself counts, whether you feel elated after making a significant achievement or depressed after having a difficult day. Affirmations are short statements that you can repeat to alter your thoughts and feelings about yourself. Affirmations are frequently used in conjunction with meditation and yoga, so you may already be familiar with them if you engage in these activities. Affirmations are a wonderfully accessible technique to deal with stressful current events because they are free and simple to use anywhere, anytime. How are affirmations defined? Positive affirmations, often known as affirmations, are sentences that, when ... Read More

Cinnamon: Nutrition, Benefits, Types

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 03-Apr-2023 15:01:50
The bark of several tree species in the Cinnamomum family is used to make the spice cinnamon. In terms of nutrition, cinnamon is a good source of antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties. It is frequently used in baking and cooking as well as in conventional medicine. It also has trace amounts of calcium, iron, and vitamin K, among other vitamins and minerals. Types of Cinnamon Cinnamon is a spice that is obtained from the inner bark of several trees belonging to the genus Cinnamomum. The bark is harvested and dried and then used for its sweet and warming flavour and ... Read More

Candida Diet: A Beginner’s Guide, Food List, and 7-Day Meal Plan

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 03-Apr-2023 14:59:47
Candida is a type of yeast that naturally lives in the human body. When there is an overgrowth of Candida, it can cause various health problems such as digestive issues, skin irritations, and even mood disorders. The Candida diet is a specific eating plan that aims to reduce the overgrowth of Candida. What is the Candida Diet? The Candida diet format is more inclined towards the consumption of non-starchy, and low-sugar foods. The diet removes all sources of yeast from our diet including flour and sugar. It promotes gut health and eliminates the overgrowth of candida. Here is a beginner's ... Read More

Can Drinking Coffee Lead to Weight Loss?

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 03-Apr-2023 14:58:27
Your morning cup of coffee may help you live longer and have a lower risk of developing chronic diseases, among other possible health benefits. Check to see if losing weight is one of those outcomes because we believe it aids weight management. Your morning coffee does more than just give you energy for the day. Johns Hopkins Medicine claims that coffee may aid in the body's sugar processing and lower your risk of developing conditions like Parkinson's disease, heart failure, stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and colon cancer. You might even live longer if you do it. Can You Lose Weight by ... Read More

Picturing Proper Portion Sizes

Manish Panchal
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 16:55:25
The term "portion" describes how much food is served or consumed at one sitting. A portion size can be determined in a number of ways, including by weight, volume, or item count. Portion control is crucial since eating too much can result in weight gain and other health issues. Furthermore, there are a number of variables that can affect portion sizes, including age, gender, weight, and degree of activity. While cooking or eating at home, it might be beneficial to use measuring cups, spoons, and food scales to determine portion sizes. When eating out, it's a good idea to be ... Read More

The Boiled-Egg Diet: Does It Really Work?

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 16:18:50
Name it and we try it! That is how it has been with people seeking weight loss options. Adopting different diets only with the desire to see themselves losing those extra pounds. And, one of the popular formats is the boiled-egg diet. In the boiled eggs diet, people consume boiled eggs as the primary source of proteins. It is believed that the boiled-egg diet helps people lose weight. However, the effectiveness of this diet has been a topic of debate among health practitioners and nutritionists. In this article, let us take a look at the benefits, risks, and scientific evidence ... Read More
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