Natya Yoga by Dimple Kaur @ Eros Hotel Spa

Spiritual enlightenment and transformation of the entire human self, one’s body, mind and soul are the true virtues of Natya Yoga. Elements of natty Yoga are found in the contemporary Bharatnatyam and also to some extent in the Odissi, which are referred as the most ancient forms of classical Indian dance.

Recently as an initiative by Eros Hotel Spa, Healthy Self, a Natya Yoga Workshop was conducted by none other than a very well known Nayta Yoga and Bharatnatyam expert Dimple Kaur. Dimple is a very learned dancer with many degrees accolading her work and also she is associated with lot of causes. With qualifications in psychology (PhD., MSc.), Trainer in Clinical Hypnotherapy (CHt, USA) along with training in Indian classical dance, public communication and English literature (MA), she is also the Founder Director – Imatter Institute of Behavioral Sciences & Director – Sumangali Institute of Valuable Arts.

Pioneered first of its kind approach using Dance Movement therapy (DMT) for children with multiple disabilities, and she has been working with large number of colleges, schools (residential & day schooling) in training teachers in areas of Indian Classical Dance, Dance Movement Therapy, responsible child care and parenting.

In her own words “Dance has been my passion, my prayer, my happiness, my sadness and hence encompasses every aspect of my life. The “eternal bride” – wedded to the divine, through dance; is what I feel. I have always loved the “bhakti” aspect of dance, I see my lord as always dancing and blessing me with “Anand” & “Rasa”. My soul is always dressed in the costume, bedecked with jewellery, with alta feet and always moving with the sound of Ghungroos.

As I kept flowing with the river of life – growing up, getting educated in dance (Prabhakar), Psychology & literature, I gradually became aware of miraculous dance of life within, which is Omnipresent & is always there with me.

In my extensive research & work in areas of psychotherapy, counseling & education, I have been able to successfully use the power of Indian classical dance as a tool of self expression, motivation & positive energy.”

The workshop was specially organised for the members of Healthy Self and must say it was a wonderful experience. Dimple engaged and interacted with the audience and made them learn the basic steps of Bharatnatyam. She made it so simple and fun for everyone that even those who had two left feet, could really dance. The setting and ambience was perfect and serene and everyone was just flowing with the time.

But still the highlight of the evening was Dimple’s own performance especially curated for Shivratri and dedicated to Lord Shiva. It was a treat watching her perform and it truly felt as if being transferred in other world. Here is a glimpse from her performance

Truly a great effort by Eros Hotel, Healthy Self and Dimple Kaur to come up with this initiative and help others in unwinding and transforming their mind, body and soul through Natya Yoga.

 

6X Green Tea- The New Revolution..!!

I have never ever been fond of tea in my life, and when I say tea, I mean the regular tea. I may have tried flavoured teas on and off but I am not the morning tea, office tea, or evening tea type of person. But since past 2 years, green tea is something I am hooked too.

I have tried a lot of brands and flavours and my reason for switching to green tea is primarily because it helps in detoxification and weight loss.

Recently Four Fountains Lab has launched 6X Green Tea which has 6 times higher antioxidants and is amazingly helpful for weight loss.

Obesity and weight gain is one of the biggest problem of urban India. 6X green tea is infused with high potency antioxidant that boosts metabolism and protects the body against free radicals oxidative stress. The antioxidant potential of 6X Green Tea is 6 times higher as compared to normal green tea. Thus it is much more effective than normal green tea for weight loss.

Exposure to pollution, medicines, eating too much junk food and stress, altogether increase level of toxins in the body in the form of free radicals. The free radicals are reported to be the precursor for almost all lifestyle disorders including heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

Consumption of 6X green time on regularly increases antioxidant levels in the body and flushes the toxins out. The best part it is devoid of caffeine and so can be consumed daily.

For any other green tea to be effective, you need to consumer 4-5 cups in a day. With 6X Green Tea you just need to have one cup and that provides you all the antioxidants you need for a day.

How to use:


Open a sachet and pour the contents into a cup. Add 150 ml hot water and your 6X Green Tea is ready.

You may not take a liking for the taste immediately because its little different from the regular green teas that we are used to, but regular use of the same, and you will adapt to the refreshing change in taste easily. I just enjoyed my cup of tea, when are you enjoying yours..

Its easily available on Amazon, so don’t waste time, order now!

Pole Fitness- The New Mantra to a Fit Lifestyle..!

Celebrity fitness instructor Namrata Purohit has been in news for introducing Pilates to the life of some of the fittest and most well known faces from fashion, Bollywood and society. She has instantly hit limelight and gathered a large following due to her innovative techniques making the workout so much more fun. This month she introduces yet another kind of workout to get you to come back to her studio.

Namrata Purohit speaks about her new workout routine. “Pole Fitness is one activity that targets not only the entire body, but also the mind and soul. I tried pole fitness for the first time while I was studying at Loughborough University and immediately fell in love with it. It didn’t take me more than 5 minutes into my first class to decide that this was something I want to bring to India, a fitness form that Indians need to experience. Throughout my class I found this new appreciation for pole dancers, and people who practice pole fitness. They make it look so beautiful, so effortless but it is hard, really hard. Your entire body needs to be in sync in order to be able to do a move, and look good while doing it. I felt each muscle in my body, my arms, core, legs everything was working, and I was also having a lot of fun. Like Pilates, I found pole to be something that worked the body and mind. It not only works on your strength but on flexibility, balance, stability, and most importantly builds your confidence. After finishing a pole fitness session, you feel strong, sexy, and beautiful and you tend to appreciate and love yourself even more. It is a very enlightening experience.”

There are many times in a pole class you will not know what you are doing, it does get complicated, but that is just part of the fun. You work your way through it and when you get it right it is the most satisfying feeling. Pole fitness is great for many reasons. It strengthens the core, burns calories, improves strength, flexibility, stamina, and balance, builds self-confidence, reduces stress, and is also something that will make you extremely happy. As I have always said fitness should be fun, and pole fitness is definitely a fun way to get fit. ”

So what are you waiting for, just Get Set and Go.. for more details log on to their website and start today towards a fit and healthy lifestyle..!!

Worried about skipping meals..don’t be..My Daily Meal is the solution! Future of Food is Here!

Given the stressful lifestyle we all have these days, skipping meals almost becomes quite frequent in our daily lives. But end of the day, we all know the harmful affects of skipping meals on our overall health, but despite knowing this fact, we tend to oversee it and also sometimes the situations just don’t allow us time to have a peaceful meal. So do we have solution…? yes we do, My Daily Meal is a revolutionary product that has been launched to stop you from skipping meals and eating junk food in your busy schedules. myDaily Meal is a Perfectly Engineered Meal Replacement Shake that provides exact nutrients including Proteins, Carbohydrates, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins and Fiber as required by your body in 1 meal. This gives perfect nutrition to your body within 1 min. It has been founded by Four Fountains De-stress Spa (www.fourfountains.in) team. The co-founders are Anurag Kedia, Saurabh Garg and Sunil Rao.

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“We believe that this is the real food-tech. While most of the players have been working around logistics and delivery, myDaily Meal is working on the real scientific aspect of food to make sure that you get perfect nutrition anytime, anywhere in few seconds. In our busy lives we end up either skipping a meal or eating junk food due to lack of time at least 10-15 times in a month. This positions “myDaily as a perfect solution to this urban problem” said Co-founder and Business Head Saurabh Garg, who is an IIT Bombay and IIM Ahmedabad Graduate with almost a decade of experience in healthcare with Four Fountains De-stress Spa.

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How did it start?

myDaily started as a project to solve the problem of quick, convenient and healthy meal in our busy urban schedules. As entrepreneurs, we as well as people around us, were struggling to get the right nutrition in our tight schedules. And very quickly we realized that it is a problem faced by people well beyond the start-up world. Almost any working professional in today’s fast paced life has to face this problem multiple times in a week”, said Saurabh.

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Science behind it

myDaily Meal got together with a team of formulators and under the guidance of Dr. Ezhil Arasan, an ex-Dr. Reddy’s Research Scientist and a consultant with various nutraceutical and nutrition companies, myDaily was formulated. “The single guiding principle was that it should be ‘The Healthiest Meal Possible’ and should replace any meal completely giving entire nutrition as required by the body. It makes you full for the next 4-5 hours till your next meal”, says Sunil Rao, Co-founder, who is an SPJIMR Alumnus with almost a decade of experience in healthcare marketing.

It took more than a year to get the product right. We started with looking at the entire 334 pages of Recommended Dietary Allowance by Indian Council of Medical Research and doing various analyses to get the nutrition requirements. Then came the lab samples and post tens of iterations and hundreds of tasting sessions we have a product that we are really proud of. Saurabh was very particular that the product should taste great while having perfect nutrition profile”, says Dr. Ezhil Arasan, the scientific mind behind myDaily.

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What does it contain?

Each pack of myDaily – The Perfectly Engineered Meal Replacement Shake has ¼th of your daily nutrition requirements including energy, proteins, carbs, fats, fiber, 12 essential vitamins and 13 important minerals. It has no added preservatives, artificial colours and is completely transfat free. myDaily is prepared using ingredients of natural origin. All the ingredients contained in the formula are essential nutrients needed by the body on daily basis. These ingredients are deemed safe by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and are not known to cause any side effects.

myDaily Meal comes in a pack of 115g that just needs to be mixed with 350 ml water and the perfect meal is ready in less than 1 min. It is a unique product with perfect nutrition and convenience coming together. It is manufactured at a 3P location in Himachal Pradesh. It meets all stringent quality standards as required for a food product”, says Anurag Kedia, Co-founder, who is also an IIT Bombay and IIM Ahmedabad graduate.

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The Future

The firm has an ambition to grow aggressively in the near future. It is a real problem that affects millions of people everyday across the globe.

myDaily has immense growth potential. The market size for skipped meals itself is more than $10 bn in urban India. Apart from it being a business opportunity, we feel that skipping meals is a genuine problem as it leads to various health issues. In the short term we would focus on selling myDaily through all Four Fountains outlets, select modern trade outlets and online through our website and marketplace partners. We would also look at some strategic alliances. We have already started getting enquiries from markets like Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia etc. This is a problem that is a global problem and we feel that we can definitely look at a global brand with myDaily”, says Saurabh.

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I recently tried both Chocolate and Vanilla flavours and loved them. They were very filling as well and I know for sure that if at all now I am bust in meetings or traveling, My Daily Meal is going to be my saviour and companion, so that I don’t miss out on the required nourishment. I even went a little experimentation with the Vanilla flavour and turned it into a nice strawberry smoothie by adding strawberry crush to it.

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Do try them out and I am sure you will love them. They are available on their website and also on Amazon, its priced at Rs 175/- for a single use pack.

 

Not all juices are born equal, how healthy is your bottle of juice..

Are you aware what is in the bottle of juice you are drinking or have been drinking because you thought it is healthy? Is your juice really as good as you are made to believe? The reality is that all juices are not born equal.

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We opt for fruit juices compared to the frizzy or synthetic drinks that are available in the market are we think that juices are more healthy and natural. But let’s understand if they are. There are majorly 3 types of juices that are available in the market, here is a fact check to decode which is giving you the maximum nutrition:


Centrifugal Juice – The most well-known way to extract juice, it uses metal blades to break down the fruit or vegetable to make juice. The heat generated by the metal blades destroys the delicate enzymes and brings down the nutrition value of the juice. Though it is an easy way to make juice and money, the process leads to high wastage, oxidation in 20 minutes and a juice which is low in nutrition. Popular brands like Real, Tropicana, etc use this technology.


Masticator Juice – This method uses a slow rotating gear to break the fruit or vegetable and then extract juice. Though this method is able to retain more nutrients compared to Centrifugal process due to less heat, it leads to oxidization of the juices limiting its nutritious value. This process leads to a lot of wastage and a modest quality juice.  


Cold Pressed Juice – Fruits and vegetables are grounded to a pulp which is then squeezed to extract the juice. This is considered as the healthiest way to make juice. The resultant produce is 5 times healthier than the other processes as it retains the maximum nutrition value of the fruit / vegetable and minimum wastage. The HPP technology also avoids oxidation of the juice. Also, there are no added sugar, flavors, chemicals or preservatives. So technically it is the best thing after consuming the fruit or vegetable in its natural state. Brands like RAW Pressery use this technology.

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I tried 4 different flavours from RAW Pressery and have to admit that the juices were simply amazing. I could taste the pulp extraction and the rawness of the juice. It was fresh and authentic and learning about the experience of which juices are the healthiest, my outlook is completely changed.

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From all the juice flavours that I tried, I loved Tangerine, Carrot & Ginger Juice the most. My next favourite was Apple, Beetroot, Carrot, Ginger & Lemon Juice. I could taste each and every fruit individually and still none of the taste was overpowering. It was an awesome blend and a truly healthy option.

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Here is an interesting video to show how different kind of juices are made.. watch the video, grab a RAW Pressery Juice and make your life healthy with a truly healthy and delicious juice option

 

5 Best Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer

 

October is celebrated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month worldwide, which is also known as Pink October to increase the wakefulness on this dreadful disease. While majority of women are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps and chalk out a plan to detect the disease in its early stages. There is also less awareness about the proper diet which actually helps to prevent the risk of Breast Cancer.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted that by 2020 the number of breast cancer cases will jump to an alarming figure and one in every eight women would run the risk of developing the disease in her lifetime. Nearly 85% of women diagnosed with breast cancer DO NOT have a family history when caught early. The best part is that breast cancer has a 98% survival rate.

A healthy diet and lifestyle modification can reduce the chances of breast cancer by nearly 40%. Some of the factors like family history can’t be changed but there are lifestyles changes that you can make to lower down the risk of the breast cancer.

Let’s have a look at them :


1. Keep your weight in check: Maintaining a healthy weight is an important factor to reduce the risks of various types of cancers which includes the risk of breast cancer especially after menopause

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2. Breastfeeding is a must: Women who breastfeed consistently for 6 months are at less risk. This further helps keeping their child healthy and their own bodies healthy too

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3. Keep it moving! : Doing exercise and physical activity seem to protect against the breast cancer in several ways. It also helps in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and keeps the weight in check.

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4. Say No to smoking and limiting alcohol intake: Smoking has already been proven as a major factor for various types of cancers which also includes breast cancer. It is also advisable to keep your alcohol intake in control.

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5. Diet, the most important part: There is growing evidence that eating the right food plays an important part in helping to prevent breast cancer risks. Some foods, such as oily fish (forage fish, sardines, pelagic, etc.) can prevent the growth of cancerous tumors; while others, such as green leafy vegetables helps to fight cancer-causing hormones. Some of the key foods that can help protect you against breast cancer are:

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Tomatoes: They are rich in lycopene which have been proven to lower the risk of getting cancer


Green Tea: It is packed with powerful antioxidants that may lower blood pressure


Grain cereals: They contain folate, Vitamin B, which helps prevent breast cancer


Beans & Pulse: They offer an excellent source of vegetable protein into your diet and the intake of beans and pulses such as lentils and chickpeas are associated with reduced breast cancer risk


Garlic: It contains rich source of cancer-fighting compounds that can slow tumor growth and prevent breast cancer risk


Dark Green Leafy vegetables: Studies have shown that chemicals present in them may help prevent cells from DNA damage and induce cell death which could reduce the risk of cancer


Ms. Kanchan Naikawadi, preventive healthcare expert, Indus Health Plus says, “Breast cancer is one of the most dreaded ailments in India and is rapidly increasing amongst women of younger age. Irregular lifestyle changes and improper food intake is adding to its numbers year on year. Breast Cancer is completely curable if detected at an early stage. We are consistently trying to spread the awareness and therefore trying to make it imperative for one and all to invest in healthy living and a preventive health check-up before it’s too late.”


Article contributed by Ms. Kanchan Naikawadi, Preventive Healthcare Specialist, Indus Health Plus

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Technology Takes Another Leap.. Way Forward..An Emotional Wellness App To Fight Stress Makes Its Way In Our Lives

A really welcome launch of an emotional wellness app which I feel is the need of the hour.
The really hectic way of lifestyle and the ever increasing competition at work place is taking its toll on most of us. In India and I believe in certain other parts of the world too emotional distress is immediately linked to mental illness and hence a very big stigma is attached to it. Most people go in a denial mode that all is fine till a stage reaches where things worsen and then they reluctantly go for consultation.

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This App allows you to seek help at a click.There are some basic self help measures by which you can monitor your stress levels.

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Emotional distress covers a wide range like anxiety, work stress, work-life balance, conflicts or fights at work.
Then there is performance anxiety, public speaking, exam and interview anxiety.
Also very prevalent these days are marriage related problems, divorce and break up, family problems and issues related to children.

Very much on the rise are cases of depression and sadness, dealing with grief and loss, financial worries and sleep issues and many many more.
The app helps you deal with all of these with some simple do it yourself measures and also gives you the luxury to connect with eminent experts with whom you can connect 24×7 without having to actually go to them. They monitor your progress all along as they guide you with their expert advice. So the app helps you overcome your problems in complete secrecy.
The founder of WayForward is Dr Navya Singh, award winning clinical psychologist and researcher at Columbia University, New York.The other eminent experts on the panel are Prof.Lata McGinnis, Global CBT expert, past president of International association of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Chair Indian CBT Association, Dr A K Singh, Director,Reknowned Neurosurgeon, Max Health Care, Angeleena Kaur,Psychologist, Dr Lisa Napolitano,Clinical Psychologist, International mind fullness and CBT expert and Ms Devika Venkatachalam, Psychologist, speciality Children and Adolescents. They are ably assisted by a team of other experts who are with you 24×7.
I think it is a wonderful concept to be able to overcome your emotional problems without getting a stigma attached to it in the privacy of your own.

You can visit their website and download the app and I am sure you and your near ones will benefit from the same.

 

Self Healing Workshop by Dr. Rangana Choudhuri

If we look around us closely, we would find a lot of people who are true living inspirations, there is a lot to learn from their lives, their journey and their experiences. I recently had an opportunity to meet one such lady, Dr Rangana Rupavi Choudhuri. She is the founder of Vitality Living College, Vitality Leadership and Vitality Living, transforms lives through emotional well-being, personal development and spiritual growth seminars and trainings with international certification as well as one to one sessions.

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Self healed from cancer, dys-functional reproductive system and chronic pain using alternate therapy and then left her highly paid career to develop a 7 step coaching system and created the life she wanted and now travels around them world-wide helping others to heal and transform from within and create the life, health, relationships and wealth they desire. According to her poor health is related to emotional stress and trauma, suppressing emotions can lead to diseases and hence she insists on healing oneself by controlling emotions and stress. She teaches EFT(Emotional Freedom Techniques) for the same. EFT is now used worldwide by millions and clears emotional stress and upsets. The technique has been clinically shown to reduce depression, anxiety, traumatic stress, phobias, pain, cravings, grief, fear, hurt, guilt as well as negative memories. Once negativity is cleared it creates a feeling of well being and calmness.

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EFT combines tapping on acupressure points while repeating specific phrases relating to stress and emotional traumas. The technique integrates ancient wisdom and the science of acupuncture with modern day psychology without the need of needles.

Negative emotions cause a disruption of the body’s energy system. By tapping on the acupuncture points and saying phrases out loud EFT re-wires the energy system creating a feeling of peace, calm and letting go. In many cases after EFT, people experience a shift in thinking that is more empowering.

While attending her workshop, I saw many live examples where in people shared their issues and Dr. Rangana instantly guided them through the process of EFT. I myself have been practicing EFT ever since I attended her workshop and I recommend this strongly. Dr. Rangana keeps conducting these workshops worldwide and the information for the same can be found on their website www.vitalitylivingcollege.info. Make sure you attend her workshop next time and benefit from her healings like many others.

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For me, meeting her and attending the workshop has been a life changing experience and I look forward to many more. I truly believe that no one but we ourselves can heal us from inside and that is what matters the most, but people like Dr. Choudhury act as catalyst in making us understand the importance of self healing and also the processes for the same. In the end I leave you all with a quote “I suggest that the body and soul react to each other in sympathy. A change in the state of the soul would necessarily have an effect on the body and vice versa.” – Aristotle, 400BC

Take a Healthier Path by Choosing Right Water Purifier

It is a common notion for people to put a great deal of thought on consuming clean and healthy drinking water mainly because most of the deadly diseases are water borne. Needless to say that the water supplied to city and town homes through the water distribution system is not pure enough for drinking.

The tap water which people receive may look clean and dirt free but it has a lot of dissolved impurities capable of causing serious harm to the human body. That is where the concept of water purification comes in. Boiling the water is one of the oldest and most commonly used water purification method but is quiet costly if one takes into account the cost of the fuel and labor gone behind this process. That is where modern purification processes comes in.

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A few modern, effective and affordable water purification techniques are-

  • RO or Reverse Osmosis
  • UV or Ultraviolet
  • UF or Ultra Filtration

RO or the Reverse Osmosis filtration system is one of the most popular modern methods probably coz of its effective results and affordable prices. This method makes the water pass through an RO filtration membrane that filters out all the dissolved impurities from the water while making it germ and bacteria free. Hence purifiers with the RO mechanism like Aquafresh water purifier should be the go to option for all those looking to up their health quotient.

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Here are a few special features of Aquafresh RO which will make any person, aware enough about the water borne health hazards, opt for it.

  • This purifier delivers water in its purest form and is hence good at dealing with brackish water or water with a higher saline content which depends on the local water resource.
  • Nowadays when chemical contamination in water is a rising concern, RO serves with the best solution as this technology is excellent at dealing with chemical contamination.
  • Getting rid of TDS or total dissolved solids is another forte of the RO purifier.
  • All these points along with Aquafresh’s free, quick and easy installation process makes this the best defender of water borne diseases.

RO water purification system has a reputation of being the best in its field. Be it for military purposes or for residential ones, it has proved time and again about its capabilities. All those who are yet to avail the best services associated with an RO purification system should contact Aquafresh.

 

Stay Fit Fridays-7 Dieting Mistakes You Should Avoid, By Dr. Anjali Hooda

Ever wondered why you don’t seem to meet up your weekly weight loss goals…. after having followed a not so tasty diet plan and almost draining yourself in those cardio/strength sessions. Every Monday morning you still fall short of few hundred grams of the expected weight loss…!!

Here’s how you could identify common glitches… correct them and find yourself more inspired and encouraged towards losing the remaining extra kilos…!!

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Keep Eating a “Singular Activity

Eating in peace with all the focus on your plate helps you sense the feeling of fullness…. or what we call satiety. Watching television, talking over phone and working on laptop while eating…, can lead to improper chewing and eating more than required. Mindful consumption of meals favours sensitization of ‘satiety clues’ and you know exactly where to stop eating.


Don’t Purchase your diet… Prepare it…!!

Often in morning rush hours…, we choose processed/ready to eat foods like corn flakes, oats, whole grain bread, and sometimes even tea and crackers as breakfast options. Although these constitute a handy option and the nutrient content seems to be similar to home cooked foods but eventually they have a higher glycemic index and lower fibre and protein content. Try limiting these to 2-3 times per week and opting for simple home-made recipies that suffice your nutrient requirement.


Distribute your food evenly

The key to weight loss without loss of health lies in creating a balance of nutrients or types of food. The more balanced a meal, the better and steady is release of nutrients into the blood stream. One must include at least one combination of cereal and legume, cereal and pulse or cereal and milk for your main meals while keeping the raw fruit/vegetable portions for in between snacking.


Avoid eating and drinking at the same time

Glugging water and other beverages while eating or immediately after meals reduces the efficacy of digestion and absorption process due to dilution of the digestive juices released in stomach. Digestion becomes prolonged and the absorption is also not that great. Take plenty of fluids all the day round but remember to exempt from them during meals.


Drinking calories v/s eating them

Substituting your meals with a glass of milk or taking fruit juices in place of fruits don’t add much of a benefit to your health. Doing so, you might end up adding almost equal or even extra calories to your diet while going deficient in terms of other nutrients. A glass of 200ml 3% milk gives you almost equal calories as a well balanced meal and no where matches the satiety level of a meal. A glass of orange juice surely gives you higher amount of vitamins and minerals than a whole orange… but it also has sugars (fructose) from 3-4 oranges and absolutely no fibre…!!


Go individual

A universal diet or a diet that works for all is yet to be discovered. The fact that every individual is different and so is its response to any particular practice holds a lot of evidence. Identify your body’s responses and analyse them to understand what suits you the best. Diet and exercise regimes should be tailor-made…, not copied and followed simply because it did benefit your friend or relative.


Set realistic, “health-happy”  goals

After having made one or all of the aforementioned corrections…, most importantly remember that there is a certain amount of weight that one should aim at losing over a period of time. Achieving jaw-dropping weight loss in a short span of time (10-12 weeks) might create a story line for you but the health risks it poses are too many…, plus the ‘yo-yo effect’ that makes you gain weight as quickly and more than you actually lost.


-Do it the right way.., as being slim has become a little outdated. Staying healthy is the new cool…!!

 

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