Lazy tricks for a flat belly

You have made peace with the fact that you aren't a marathoner or rock climber, or a regular at the gym. Sure, you like to jog for a few minutes on the weekend and pump iron before a photo-worthy event. Otherwise, you are too lazy to cook every meal and go through punishing workout routines … Continue reading Lazy tricks for a flat belly

5 wholesome hacks for staying full longer

Weight loss is 20% exercise and 80% diet, goes a famous weight-loss nugget. So you are watching what you eat but what to do when psychological hunger rears its head? Pay close attention to your choices to get on the road to a leaner you. These strategies conform to sensible eating standards and illusory enough … Continue reading 5 wholesome hacks for staying full longer

Author interview: Two Michelin star chef Sergi Arola

He speaks simply but directly in an irresistible Spanish accent; his athletic, heavily tattooed frame displaying all the emotions of a man doubly possessed... by music and food. Two Michelin star chef Sergi Arola started out with dreams of becoming a rock musician but eventually pulled on chef's whites and went on to conquer the … Continue reading Author interview: Two Michelin star chef Sergi Arola

Cooking tips from Masterchef Australia contestant

Rishi Desai made news in 2013 when he became the first Indian to make it to the Top 5 of acclaimed food show Masterchef Australia. Since then, he has published cookbook Modern Indian and led a food tour through the most fascinating food destinations in India, with Masterchef Travels. Here are Rishi's top tips for cooking like … Continue reading Cooking tips from Masterchef Australia contestant

The quickest berry recipes you will find

Berries are very berry antioxidant-rich rockstars of the food world that even fruit-sparse diets like the Ketogenic meal plan allow. Berries are low in sugar compared to most fruits, despite their pleasurable flavour. They are high in anthocyanin, an antioxidant that is proven to lower blood pressure. Most berries (yes, there are over 20 edible … Continue reading The quickest berry recipes you will find

6 foods to eat for abs

Belly fat isn't just a matter of aesthetics. Visceral fat is an indicator of a diet low in nutrition and high in empty calories. Instead of shortcuts to look slimmer, improve on the nutritional deficiencies you may have and get healthier from the inside-out with an improved diet. These nourishing foods will support you and … Continue reading 6 foods to eat for abs

What does that label on your packaged food mean?

Can “organic” chips really be natural? Terms like “best before” and “use by” seem pretty obvious, but there is more to attractive food packaging than meets the eye. I am lessening the confusion by reducing your guesswork while doing grocery shopping. I used to consider reading food labels and ingredients a waste of time, until … Continue reading What does that label on your packaged food mean?

Do you need to go gluten-free?

Gluten-free advocates aren't crazy. Gluten intolerance is a real condition... multiple actually. For instance, you could be gluten sensitive, allergic to gluten, suffering from celiac disease or simply unable to digest it. The celebrity-endorsed gluten-free movement is less of a fad that I'd thought. It started dawning on me as I started finding it harder … Continue reading Do you need to go gluten-free?