Crash Diets are quick fixes that work in the short term, but eventually lead to weight gain and larger health problems

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You don’t need to binge on eggs and meat to pack on muscle. Try these protein rich vegetarian food items to build muscle

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Some people may prefer the taste of white, but brown rice scores better when it comes to nutritional value and digestion

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Eating out, attending parties or hosting few, especially when you are a foodie- might add in significant amount of heaviness and laze to the body. This is usually due to over consumption of nutrition than the body requires. This laze and heaviness affects most to those who maintain a healthy lifestyle otherwise, by having a cautious eye on what they consume everyday. The need to get all the over loaded proteins and fat out of our body gets shown in the decreased ease to perform normal activities of the day, or eruption on skin, or gastritis. Also, it is good for the body to go through the detox routine once in a month just to keep our bodies rejuvenated and fresh.

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The leftover liquid when the curdled milk is strained (or milk solids separated) is called whey. Whey is blessed with easily absorbable proteins than milk, like α-lactalbumin & β-lactoglobulin. Whey can be the leftover of hung yogurt, chena (paneer), or clabbered raw milk (Clabbered milk is the unboiled milk for 18-24 hours and allowing milk to naturally coagulate).

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Boosting digestive function and improving immunity, probiotic drinks are the new health beverages to indulge in.

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Superfoods rich in Omega 3 and soluble fiber must be incorporated in your weekly menu to keep your heart healthy and strong

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With the local food movement gaining steam across the world, we suggest you opt for Indian Superfoods over exotic ones

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Dried beans, lentils, and peas – more commonly known as beans and dal – are widely used in Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean cuisine. Lentils and dry beans are the product of pulses which have two cotyledons (can be split into two). Various delicious sweet and savory recipes including appetizers, main course, and even desserts are prepared with dals and beans. Especially dals are next only to their staple food – rice and wheat – to the Indian, Pakistani and Middle Eastern cuisine.

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Eggs are the go to breakfast in most of the families all around the world. There are so many dishes that you can make using eggs with other day-to-day ingredients. From boiled eggs, scrambled eggs, omelets to curries, there are a variety of dishes which you can cook for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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As we strive hard in our busy lives, it is really important to maintain a balanced diet to stay fit and healthy. When we say balanced diet what do we actually mean by it? A balanced diet is the one that provides all the essential nutrients to your body to function correctly. Hence, it is very important for us to watch what we add into our diet. Aren't we looking out for easy ways to make our meals healthy and filled with nutrition?

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Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases arising due to inadequate insulin production in the body. This diabetes can be a cause of worry if the diabetics do not take proper measures in managing their health condition and diet. Most of the stability in blood sugar is achieved through proper diet, along with appropriate exercising.

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Coconut is one among those ingredients that is widely used in cooking across cuisines in the world and now it is becoming increasingly popular for its health benefits. The coconut with its white pulp, the water, and oil that is extracted from it is known for its various health benefits. Although it is important to know that using the right cooking techniques help retain its nutritive value.

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Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food for many of us and it lifts up our moods and senses almost instantly. To dive deeper into how this happens, the chocolate triggers the brain to release endorphins. Endorphins are hormones that cause your pulse to speed up and give you a pleasant high feeling, rather like being in love. In addition the theobromine and phenylethylamine present in cocoa is believed to affect levels of serotonin. Serotonin is a chemical in the body that’s believed to act as a mood stabilizer and ease depression

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Summer is on and we need something refreshing to quench our thirst. There are many fruits with which we can make fresh fruit juice but the best among all is a glass of chilled Buttermilk. It is a traditional summer drink which is served to guest who come home on a sunny day. It is very low in calories and has many benefits.

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We often include proteinaceous diet and load our food with vitamin-rich ingredients to keep our muscles and organs fit. By including a few more miracle ingredients or just by being cautious about them, we can actually help our brains to perform faster and better. Like other parts of our body, even the brain suffers fatigue after long sessions of strenuous work that we load in our competitive lives. But luckily, we can also prevent fatigue or significant brain-related malfunctioning by including the ingredients that help. Drinking a good amount of water and supplying the essential nutrients by moderate diet become crucial. Here are the 9 superfoods that boost brain power improves functioning and avoid malnutrition to the brain.

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A lot of us especially kids prefer sugary cereals over healthy oats for breakfast. For many nothing can be great as a warm cup of oats for your breakfast. You can cook them however you want, with some milk and make it as a porridge or make an idly out of oats. It is the one of the healthiest food that can keep the energy up and help you to carry your day with energy.

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Jaggery is a traditional form of sweetener that has been used widely in our country for years together. Jaggery is made out of Sugarcane and has been used as a natural sweetener for sweets and other delicacies. But in recent times sugar has taken over jaggery and the usage has been extensive. Sugar also comes from sugarcane but it goes under extensive refining method where it loses its nutrition value.

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We begin our day with a cup of coffee and it is in there, in our tasty biscuits and cookies, yes it is in there. We consume it every now and then without our knowledge or sometimes we don’t even know whether it is there or not.Can guess what we are talking about?

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As we strive hard in busy lives to make the most of ourselves, it has become important more than ever to concentrate on the kind of diet that we follow to stay healthy in a longer run. Staying fit and healthy is scoring above any erratic option we pick to stuff in. Preparing food at home and eating healthy is the best option to avoid long-term side-effects of store bought ones. As we become choosier and health conscious in deciding our everyday diets, we need to explore more for healthier options to cook an interesting meal every time.

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Avocado is a pear-shaped fruit with a large seed in it. It has become very popular in Indian kitchens these days, as people are becoming more conscious towards their health with the passage of time. In order to get a healthy diet, they are substituting their daily food with avocados as it can be used in different forms and is highly recommended for health benefits. While avocados have a high fat content, they are also packed with nutrients which adds health to many dishes.

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People are becoming health conscious with every passing day and to meet what they want, they are sacrificing on many things when it comes to food. But sometimes it becomes really difficult to give up on something which is a part of your daily food habits. Work and family responsibilities often leaves no time for cooking, and it is easier to go out to restaurants or prepare meals with the ingredients available at home. And thus many people could not achieve their motive of healthy food.

Most of us are genuinely trying to do our best to stay healthy, so instead of leaving some things to stay healthy and fit, you can always make simple ingredient substitutions to create healthy recipes so that you don't have to sacrifice on taste, flavour and enjoyment. We're always looking for ways to make our favourite foods healthier, so we compiled a list of our best substitutions:

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Green tea, a beverage par excellence, is one of the healthiest hot drinks around. Some may even go so far as to say it is the elixir of life, and many an ode has already been written in honour of its benefits ranging from improving blood flow, lowering cholesterol to preventing cancer and reducing fat to keep weight in check. The truth is, this impossibly simple drink seems almost too good to be true.

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Diwali has come and gone. Whether you pulled out all the stops, exercised control, or followed simple ways to keep yourself feeling healthy while also enjoying the festivities, it’s that time of year when you’re going to want to cut back and detox a little. Dial back all the hectic indulgence and regain some balance. Now is as good a time to start as any, and we have just the tricks for you.

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