On the lookout for ‘the’ magic mantra to win your battle against the bulge? Most of us tend to concentrate on exercising and forget to eat right. The key to achieving a lean body is both - exercising and eating the right food. Research shows that a protein-rich diet can help keep the fat in check. Let’s see what protein is and how it helps us to stay fit. What Are Proteins? In layman’s terms, protein is a macronutrient that helps build muscle mass. It is a long chain of amino acids that makes all living things function and forms the basis of life. Of late, prRead more ...
Fresh Pressed Juices and Their Benefits
Nothing is quite as refreshing as a glass of fresh fruit juice, a healthy option when compared to colas and other energy drinks loaded with sugars and caffeine. No wonder then that in most households, fresh juices (sourced from both fruits and veggies) are now a staple find.
But is the pre-packaged long life “fruit” juice sitting on your kitchen top healthy? The pre-packaged juices found at the supermarket are not as nutritional as they are made to be. What render them as not-so-healthy are the added sugars, additives and preservatives used. These shelf-life extenders and taste enhancers deny your body the natural goodness and essential nutrients it needs.
If you are constantly on the go and don’t always have time for all you veggies and fruits, then fresh pressed juices are a great addition to your busy lifestyle. High on taste and loaded with key nutrients, fresh pressed juices keep you fuelled and healthy.
Fresh pressed juices are a delicious way to give your body its daily intake of soluble fibre. Soluble fibre is an essential nutrient that enhances digestion, helps in good bacteria growth, lowers cholesterol and regulates blood sugar for a healthy you.
FLUSH OUT TOXINS
Fresh pressed juices are liquid superfoods that help you flush out toxins and cleanse your body. Made from natural ingredients, fresh juices prevent toxic overload in the body and improve liver functioning.
KEEPS YOU HYDRATED
Want naturally glowing skin? The high water content in fresh pressed juices work wonders in keeping you hydrated while supplying the essential nutrients to your body. By keeping the body hydrated, fresh pressed juices help to produce energy, keep your metabolism active, and also maintain the health and elasticity of your skin.
Unlike their over-the-counter bottled counterparts, fresh pressed juices are filled with natural sugar called fructose that aid in producing energy. This natural sugar does wonders in normalizing your blood sugar levels and keeps the hunger pangs away.
AIDS IN WEIGHT LOSS
Fresh pressed juices aid in your weight loss programme and are a great way to load up on antioxidants, minerals, fibre and vitamins. Besides offering a host of nutrients, fresh pressed juices burn calories too.
With so many benefits under its belt, fresh pressed juices are a healthy and delicious addition to your daily diet. Try various combinations of fruits and veggies and sip on natural goodness.
Feeling slightly fatigued during the middle of the day is something that we all can relate to. Fighting back a yawn in the middle of an important meeting at work or losing focus while working are all signs of depleted energy levels. The cause for feeling low on energy could be a heavy lunch or a hectic day. So what does one do to get rid of the lethargy? Some of us opt for caffeine-laden beverages like tea or coffee or other energy drinks. A healthier way to boost one’s energy would be to eat some fruits. Easy to carry, hassle-free, packed with loads of nutrients -Read more ...
After the blistering summer, the cool winters are a welcoming change, aren’t they? The chili weather makes us want to indulge in our favourite comfort foods. The food that we generally crave adds to our calorie intake and layers of body fat – which is a big no-no. So how do you keep your body winter-ready? We have some simple and easy tips. Stay Hydrated - Come winter, most of us often don’t feel the urge to drink water or any clean fluids. With almost 70% of our body being made up of water, staying hydrated becomes essential. Not providing the body with wateRead more ...
Sleeping well directly affects your mental and physical health. A lack of sleep can take a toll on your daytime energy, productivity, emotional balance, and even your weight. Getting a good night’s sleep may seem impossible when you’re wide awake at 2 a.m. the cure for better sleep can often be found in your daily routine. Unhealthy daytime habits and lifestyle choices can not only affect your sleep but also your mood, brain and heart health, immune system, creativity, vitality, and weight. Try experimenting with the following tips to better your sleep at niRead more ...
Most of us are feeling completely out of a healthy routine because the COVID-19 pandemic has us staying home. With a big reduction in our daily exercise, healthy eating and social events the motivation to getting back into it may seem overwhelming. Here are some tips on how you can get some control - even when things seem out of control and get back into a healthy routine. Sleep Routine: As adults we require 7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep for optimal health! Create a set bedtime and wake-up time that you can stick to at least for 5 of the 7 days of the week.Read more ...
We spend a great amount of our time at work, so it is vital to keep our health in check there too Here are 6 tips to help you stay healthy while at work: Stay active - try walk around hour if you can and get away from your screen. Idea - park your car slightly further away from the office to get a few more steps in. Take small breaks – Small breaks help us process and retain information better, these small breaks make us more productive. You should also take a break to manage your stress levels every few hours. Have a chat with a colleague, grab some water orRead more ...