Volumetrics Diet: The Right Way to Diet

Dieting is often considered synonymous to deprivation.  Most weight loss diet plans work around the principle of cutting calories by reducing portion size and limiting high calorie foods. What if, we could have our plates full, eat to our heart’s content and still lose weight? Sounds unreal or a campaign for yet another fad diet…

Top Food Picks that Help to Relax

Have you been feeling totally burnt out and frazzled lately? Are you finding it difficult to shut the persistent, meaningless mental chatter and stay focused?  Does stress seem to be creeping in every aspect of your daily life and taking a toll on your performance, health, moods and even relationships? Perhaps, it will help to…

The Magical Sesame Seeds

The magical phrase of ‘Open Sesame’ or Khulja Sim Sim in Hindi was used to open the doors to a treasure cave in the story of Alibaba and Forty Thieves. Folklore may disagree that the word ’sesame’ in the tale referred to the sesame plant or its seeds but the nutrition community across the world…

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…