Arthritis Basics- When to See the Doc?

  The fear and apprehension sets in, when we start getting those recurrent joint pains. We  are unable to relate the pain to any recent injury and wonder whether we should visit the doc or will the discomfort go away on its own. ? Well, arthritis is a condition associated with many myths and misconceptions and…

Different Bread Types and Their Nutritive Values

The history took a dramatic turn, around 30,000 years ago when the first bread was produced using a paste of grain flour and water. Historians may differ on how the first bread was prepared: “accidental cooking or deliberate experimentation” but they all agree that it was the evolution of bread and later the industrialization of…

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 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…

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…