Optimum Nutrition for Better workouts

Importance of Pre and Post Workout Nutrition

Getting ready to sweat on the treadmill? Gearing up for a power yoga session? Preparing for a strenuous sport training schedule or getting started on a strength building workout? Lend a boost to your workout regime through right blend of nutrients aimed at maximizing performance, refueling depleted energy stores and providing proper recovery. No matter…

5 Best Strategies to Conquer Cravings

5 Best Ways to Control Cravings

The lure of decadent chocolates, the whiff of freshly baked muffins and the crunch of French fries can weaken most disciplined dieters. We read about ‘Why do I get Cravings’ in our earlier article and now its time to learn to tame these urges and food cravings. Listed below are the 5 Best Ways to…

I can resist anything but temptation ( Oscar Wilde)

Why Do I Get Cravings?

We all crave food in general and it’s called hunger. But what we label a food craving is more than that- it’s an insistent and insanely intense desire for a specific type of food. If you are a person who grabs a bar of indulgent chocolate when stressed or disheartened or perhaps orders a cheesy…

Bananas

Bananas for Health: 8 Reasons to ‘Go Bananas’

Bananas have surely come a long way from being tropical fruits to the most widely consumed fruits globally. Packed neatly in their yellow jackets; bananas are economical, versatile and a healthy snack and dessert choice for kids and adults alike. We already know that our favorite fruit is a storehouse of nutrients, essential vitamins, minerals…

Superb Sago or Sabudaana

Superb Sago

– By Dr. Panchali Moitra Sabudaana khichdi, vada, pancakes or sabudana kheer- the mere mention of these delectable recipes are sure to bring a smile on your face, no matter if you are fasting today or have just polished off a sumptuous meal. Agreed, sago is not the best candidate to pack a strong nutritional…