Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)

[Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with team at HVMN. Check out their other guest posts on calories on a keto diet and muscle recovery after training. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor] Keto” comes from the word “ketogenic.” This is a scientific term meaning that the body is producing ketones from fat. When blood ketone levels exceed 0.5mM, the body has … Continue reading Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)

5 Keto Recipes For Vegans

My vegan readers felt left out after reading my previous post which curated the best Keto recipes for vegetarians. Democratic Human that I am, I have collated the best keto-friendly vegan mains and starters for you. The ketogenic diet was a godsend for me. I felt lighter, munched much much lesser and experienced fat loss … Continue reading 5 Keto Recipes For Vegans

5 easy keto recipes for vegetarians

The keto diet is the most effective clean eating diet I’ve tried. It is so easy to follow, yet I get dozens of questions from readers every week. Simply put, it is a low-carb, high-fat diet. That means goodbye rice, chapati and bread, hello oil and butter! It’s the opposite of what we’ve been taught … Continue reading 5 easy keto recipes for vegetarians

8 Principles To Improve Your Digestion

Just as disease would quickly grow in our brick home if the rubbish was only occasionally emptied, so disease would quickly spread throughout the human body if the rubbish were not emptied daily. Proper digestion ensures daily motions. Food transit time from entry to exit should be no longer than 24 hours. Ideally, it should … Continue reading 8 Principles To Improve Your Digestion

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

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?

Apple Cider Vinegar is the mother of detox drinks

Apple Cider Vinegar beats bloating, curbs hunger pangs, burns fat faster, heals the gut... we're just getting started with what this golden drink (literally) can do. ACV has many famous fans. Hot momma Mandira Bedi starts her day with a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water every day. So does Hollywood … Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar is the mother of detox drinks

Stop buying these so-called health foods

As promised last week in Nutrition Advance founder Michael Joseph's insightful interview, here's a post on stuff in the supermarket's "health food" section that are actually dangerous for you. Some of them are the biggest culprits in expanding waistlines and depleting immunity. With marketing and attractive packaging going into overdrive to ride the health food … Continue reading Stop buying these so-called health foods