Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with the folks at HVMN who are experts on ketones and the ketogenic diet. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor A balanced macronutrient intake is essential for success on the keto diet. Macronutrients are food groups humans consume in large quantities. They provide the … Continue reading Shaping Your Keto Diet
[This is the second guest post in my editorial collaboration with HVMN (a company building "human enhancement" technologies out of San Francisco) lays out all you need to know about muscle recovery. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor] A muscle gives at the gym or on the track, leading to weeks of rehab. … Continue reading Muscle Recovery: Essential to your next workout (guest post)
The ketogenic diet first gained fame through its effectiveness for weight loss. The high-fat, low-carb diet promotes nutritional ketosis–a normal metabolic state marked by moderate levels of ketones in the blood. The idea with carb restriction in terms of weight loss is that it prompts the release of body fat to be burned or converted to ketones for … Continue reading Do Calories Matter on a Keto Diet? (guest post)
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
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?
With all the noise surrounding the dangers of gluten, it's hard not to consider going gluten-free. Yes, some of us are allergic to gluten. Cutting gluten out might make digestion easier. However, it's a must only if you are newly diagnosed with Celiac disease or gluten insensitivity. What is gluten? Gluten is the generic name … Continue reading Gluten-free diet plan
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
Rich in protein and fibre, low in carbs and bad cholesterol, breakfast smoothies are the boss. They can be fruit-based, leafy-green-based or vegetable-based, the choice is yours. Kids love a good smoothie too. A smoothie is by far the healthiest quick breakfast options that can be blended within minutes. It's perfect for breakfast shirkers who cite … Continue reading How to get breakfast smoothies right
Nourish the healthy bacteria in your gut by blending the magical goodness of prebiotics and probiotics in one snack. When they are teamed together, they have a symbiotic relationship that drops the kilos faster and reduces bloating in the process. What are prebiotics? For those unaware of probiotics, they are the immune-boosting live bacterial cultures … Continue reading 5 dishes where Probiotics meet Prebiotics
After having been a clean eater for nearly a year, let me clear some of the misconceptions for you. For starters, the clean eating phenomenon (that has taken over the health world) doesn't refer to washing your food before you eat it! While it's good to do that, eating clean is a sustainable way to … Continue reading Clean eating rules!