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Are You Indian? Careful About Diabetes and Hypertension

Research over the last several years has shown that Indian bodies and genetics are different from their western counterparts. Not in a good way- Indians suffer from abdominal obesity compared to people in the west, whose bodies are uniformly obese. As a result of this, Indians are at a higher risk of diabetes and hypertension....Read More

Did You Know That Biscuits Hinder Weight Loss? Learn about the Bad Biscuits

If you have planned to munch biscuits and skip meals, so that it enhances your weight loss process, give it a second thought. Are you sure that it really helps in losing weight? Spare yourself the myth; face the facts. Let’s have a quick overview of the common ingredients of biscuits and see what effects...Read More

Nutrition Tips for Peak Performance – Before the Marathon

There are plenty of marathons and long distance running events (list of running events in India). You might be training for it, or probably know someone who is. As important as training for it is, its equally important to get your nutrition right. Incorrect nutrition can complete destroy your performance. Here are some nutrition tips...Read More

Eat Healthy and Still Eat at McDonalds

Sounds unbelievable, but if you are at a McDonalds and still want to eat healthy, we have a fantastic news for you- You can do it! The Mexican Chicken Wrap at McDonalds is a tasty and healthy option at McDonalds India. Since its got chicken, it has protein which will help build muscle and burn...Read More

Keep off the wedding season weight

The Indian wedding season is here. With so many weddings, its a ‘make-me-fat’ mine field trying to avoid the fat loaded food. To make the food taste better in these gathering, its loaded with oil, cream and butter and lots of refined, simple carbohydrates. So the wedding food you consume is loaded with calories- high...Read More

White Bread – Your Weight Loss Enemy

The title says it all- white bread is not on your side in the war against fat, unhealthy lifestyle and diabetes. If anything, it promote fat storage and diabetic tendencies. White bread is made from refined wheat flour(maida) which gives it a high content of simple carbohydrates. Then, it contains added sugar to improve flavour,...Read More

Nutrition Timing is Key to Muscle Building

Before most of the women stop reading this article, we have to tell you that this article is as important for you as it is for guys. Building muscle is key to looking good and being healthy for both men and women. Losing fat is good, but if you don”t have muscle, how will you...Read More

Corn Flakes Calories, Nutrition- Are they healthy or fattening?

Traditionally, when people think of breakfast cereal, they think of corn flakes and milk. Yes, breakfast is good for you. But what is odd, is the association of corn flakes with healthy food. Many people eat corn flakes to lose weight or reduce harmful belly fat. The base ingredient in corn flakes is corn, but...Read More

Healthiest Indian Sweets and Desserts

With the Indian festive season and celebrations at their peak, we all love to indulge in the delicacies, specially the delicious sweets and desserts. We’ve told you how sugar makes you fat. Now, all these desserts are loadd with sugar, so consuming too much of them will promote weight gain. If you’re trying to stay...Read More

Fitho Recipe- Strawberry Banana Yoghurt Smoothie

Need a great breakfast, mid day snack, or a post workout shake? Here it is: Take 6-8 strawberries, 1 ripe banana, 2 cups plain low fat yoghurt, 1/2 cup crushed ice, 1 tbsp honey, 1 tsp vanilla essence and blend it all in a food processor. This makes 3-4 servings. This shake is loaded with...Read More

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