Could being fat make you lose your job or make you earn lesser than your co-worker? A recently published study shows a noticeable correlation between overweight and a decreased employment rate. This shows that a lean person could thin your chances for a job or a good salary.
It has been noticed that people have suffered monetary loss in getting appraisals, packages and job offer. This stands true in companies where there is direct interface between the company and client. Especially service industry like aviation, hospitality, beauty, marketing, PR employ attractive and fit employees as good presentation is critical to their business. This ideology is gaining relevance and is slowly been accepted and followed by many companies world over.
In fact a study by Judge and Cable tells that especially women who were underweight fetched a higher salary than their fat counterparts.
Besides the physical attributes employees that are fitter have better mental health, stronger immunity, are less stressed, are mostly happy which reflects in their performance. Employers want to invest in stable resources that help grow their business.You can also get an edge for yourself and demand a higher salary package by getting fit and looking good.
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During the nine days of Navratras, many Indians observe certain fasting rules, or follow certain dietary pattern or refrain from eating certain foods, as a cultural practice. Now, its great to have cultural practices and to follow them, but we wanted to discuss the broader health aspects behind them, and how they can be really leveraged to get the health benefits. Let’s first look at Navratras from a broader cultural perspective.
The practice of abstaining from food or certain foods is of course to show your respect to the Gods, but there could be a hidden health angle to it, helping you detox your body, improve your immunity and overall health. Let’s show you how
Celebrations and gatherings often take you out for lunches and dinners. Parties, marriages and office meeting wire you up all the time and you probably eat out most of the time. You get variety of food that confuses your mind and makes you indulge in eating all your favorite food laden with butter, cream, sweets, hydrogenated flour, oil, alcohol and of course no one to stop you for the portion control. You need to realize that it is not healthy to eat everything fattening because when you eat more than your caloric requirement the body starts to store the extra calories which eventually show up on your back, hips, thighs, hands and chin. You would not like that, would you ?
Usually you find fattening, rich and oily food served across all restaurants and food chains. The reason why these foods dominate the menu is that they are cheaper to prepare and are delicious to taste. But this shouldn’t let you get distracted from making healthy decisions and still enjoy eating out.
Here are few handy tips that will keep you stay on track. Drink a glass of water before you pick the plate up. Know some of the options that you can choose from when you eat out. Read more
A man’s quest towards a healthy lifestyle while he attempts to get the physique he always dreamt of. Here is a success story of Jeetu Soni who lives in Africa and has lost weight and gotten into a better physique to look better than he has ever before.
Jeetu, at 33, was shocked to be told by that doctor that he is suffering from High BP and high cholesterol.The seriousness of his health struck him when his cholesterol levels rose to 250 range. The doctor confirmed that due to bad eating habits, irregular lifestyle and high consumption of alcohol Jeetu had managed to push his body in this unfit state of affair.
Just like anyone else that hardest part was reversing the lifestyle by taking a control of their eating habit and starting a regular exercise routine. Read more
You have tried everything to keep your fat away. You have a healthy lifestyle and are doing everything right to stay fit. Yet the weighing machine doesn’t make you happy. Even after knowing and following everything about a healthy lifestyle by the book certain loopholes in our lifestyle can cause situations leading to the imbalance in the body which causes fat accumulation. We have a few tips on how you can easily overcome these shortfalls and get on track towards being a slimmer you.
Unscheduled Meals: Quite a lot of people have the problem of untimely meals which is a big issue. With heavy work pressure, tight schedule, lifestyle and changing body psychology disturbs our eating cycle which slows down the metabolism Read more
In our previous article, we talked about how an unhealthy diet can negatively affect your sex life. Here, we will tell you all about how you can improve it
- Watch the Fat: The daily fat content of your diet should not be more than 30%. That’s the stipulated guideline for fat content in your diet. If you go over, you risk increasing fat storage in your body, along with cholesterol build up. High cholesterol reduces blood flow to all parts of your including your genitals for sexual arousal.
- Eat lots of fiber: Soluble fiber help to clean cholesterol build up in your arteries. With cleaner arteries, more blood can flow to all parts of your body, including your privates. Common sources of soluble fibre are legumes, oats, rye, barley, broccoli, carrots, onions, potatoes, apples and other fruits, etc.
- Do your Cardio: Cardiovascular exercises like cycling, running keep bad cholesterol down and raises good cholesterol. They also improves blood flow and circulation in your body, again benefiting sex life. Need some help to start running?- Here are tips to start running
So, keep the alcohol under control with these low calorie alcoholic drinks, follow these tips and improve your sex life.
We’ve told you how fitter people have better sex, but an unhealthy diet can affect your sex life too in more ways than one! And not in ways that thrill your partner.
A fatty diet can lead to cholesterol build up in your arteries, reducing blood flow to all parts of your body including your privates, and thus reducing arousal. Every 1 point increase in your total cholesterol correlates to an 1.5 times greater risk of erection problems.
If you are on an unhealthy diet, then you probably have more fat deposits in your body. This is more bad news for men, since higher fat deposits in the male body is correlated to lower testosterone production- the male sex hormone. A substantial increase in fat deposits can affect the hormonal balance and can increase estrogen in the male body. Increase of estrogen production in the male body is related to growth of male breasts and other feminine features.
Did you know that drinking alcohol also lowers testosterone? And it promotes the production of estrogen, the female hormone in the male body.
In our next article, we will tell about what you can do to get fit to improve your sex life. Till then, start watching your diet and alcohol intake.
In a previous article, we talked about how ‘Alcohol gives you man boobs‘. Basically, excessive consumption of alcohol throws off the hormonal balance, and increases the production of estrogen, which promotes the growth of fatty deposits in men, around the chest area- or in simpler words, gives you male breasts.
So, if excessive consumption of alcohol promotes estrogen production in men, will it have the same effects on women? It might or might not. But excessive consumption of alcohol is definitely not the healthy way to increase estrogen levels in women.
Studies have shown that high estrogen levels in women is related to higher risk of breast cancer. If you really want to increase estrogen levels in your body, please see a specialist doctor for that. Consumption of excessive alcohol will harm your health- promotes fat storage, cholesterol build up and can even affect your sex life.
Most guys ring in the weekend with a buzz. Did you know drinking too much alcohol can give you man boobs or male breasts? Call it heavy chested, Gynecomastia, male breasts or man boobs, its the same thing.
Research has shown that heavy intake of alcohol throws off your hormonal balance and increases estrogen levels. Estrogen is a female hormone, and increased levels of this hormone in men promotes the growth of man boobs/male breasts.
Besides, promoting the growth of man boobs, alcohol is high in calories. These calories are all sugar based, so they are simple carbohydrates. The mixers in alcohol like colas and juices add to the sugar intake. And as we’ve told you excess sugar promotes fat storage in the body. Increase fat in the body also promotes fat storage in the chest area, further aggravating the problem of man boobs.
To make things worse, alcohol further promotes fat storage. When you consume alcohol, your liver puts it on high priority to process all this alcohol. Till this alcohol is completely processed by your body, it stores more fat than normal. Your liver can take up to 2 days to process a couple of drinks!
With increasingly sedentary lifestyles, increased food and alcohol intake, the problem of man boobs is becoming increasingly common. If people don’t watch it, we’re going to see Victoria’s Secret selling bros!
Along with alcoholic drinks, excessive consumption of this so called healthy food can give you man boobs. It can cause hormonal imbalance by producing estrogen in your body.
What is the solution to reduce man boobs/male breasts? Your first steps should be to reduce your alcohol intake and not promote your man boobs to grow anymore. Then, work on cutting down your body fat. Watch your diet, and get some exercise to reduce your male breasts. Try this chest exercise to reduce man boobs Gynecomastia.
Most of you know that alcoholic drinks contain loads of calories and alcohol promotes fat storage in the body. If you didn’t, now you do. But we still enjoy a few drinks. Like food, not all drinks are equally bad. There are some lower calorie options. So watch what you drink at the bar, and it could be less damaging to your waistline. Below is a list of alcoholic drinks that are low calorie and low sugar as well. They are all around 100 calories:
1. Champagne, Red Wine: Per glass, both these drinks contain less than a 100 calories.
2. Diet Lime Vodka: A 30 ml shot of vodka, with diet lime soda and a splash of lime.
3. Gin & Tonic: This classic drink is also low on calories. Better yet, if its diet Tonic.
4. Diet Cuba Libre: A 30 ml shot of rum, a splash of lime and top off with diet cola.
Some popular drinks that are loaded with calories are: Long Island Iced Tea, White Russian, Pina Colada. Basically, all large servings of alcohol mixed with sugary juices, cream, liqueurs, etc can bust your weight loss plans.
So, next time you order that drink at the bar, order smart. Watch out for our next part- strategy on low calorie bar drinking!
The following are 4 simple ways to live longer -
Cut Back on the Booze: A glass of red wine a day promotes healthy heart function, but throwing back pegs of scotch will damage the liver and can lead to premature aging of the skin and brain. Besides, all this damage, alcohol is laden with calories leading to more fat storage in your body!
Stay Sexually Active: A University of Chicago study revealed that people who had sex more than once a week (or at least took matters into their own hands) had stronger immune systems and lived longer than those who went without. Next time you’re turned down for sex, tell them its good for their health.
Put out the Cigarettes for Good: Smoking not only contributes to the death of millions of people each year, but it can also cause you to age faster. Plus, some studies show that smoking can reduce testosterone levels in men. Many people want to quit- maybe the new smoking ban will help them get healthier.
Exercise Regularly to keep your body and brain working properly. A study from Johns Hopkins University reports that a person increases the risk of developing dementia by as much as 80 percent if they are obese. So, you not only look hotter, but also live longer.