The Low Down on Low Carb and Keto Diets – Is It For You?

The past couple of years has seen a slow but steady rise in the “low carb” or “keto” phenomenon. Every other person you know seems to have experimented with it, or absolutely swears by it for fat loss and health. Add this to the overabundance of information and images of “shredded” selfies taking over the internet with #thatlowcarblife. Does this mean it is the right fit for you?

Is Being Gluten-Free For You? A 3-Step Process To Find Out!

Gluten, gluten intolerance, gluten free…. If you are someone who follows anyone who talks about nutrition, chances are you’ve come across one or more of these words excessively over the last decade. And you’ve probably given some thought as to whether there is merit to the pros and cons of gluten being discussed by all […]

How Many Hours a Week Should I Exercise?

Written by Kanchana Paromita Venkatesh It depends on things like, Your training goals – are you looking to lose some fat, build strength and just get healthier overall? Or are you looking to become the next Serena Williams? The number of hours you should exercise for will change according to which one you picked. Your […]

The Basics of Stretching: What? Why? For Who? When?

What does stretching do Stretching increases the length of a muscle when you hold a stretched pose. Stretching regularly over the long term increases the length of a muscle even when it’s not stretched (resting length). Greater the resting length of a muscle, the more it can move across its intended range of motion. The […]

The Truth About Health Drinks – Is The Promise Real?

The truth is, there is more harm than good in the so-called health drinks. Let’s try and list the good stuff first. The box for your drink will likely tell you that your drink has some vitamins and minerals. If the box can be believed, those are good for you. BUT wait, what about the […]

Mobility vs. Flexibility – What’s The Difference?

Before we get to that, let’s first take a quick look at what we learned of the musculoskeletal system in school. Recap of the musculoskeletal system The structure of the human body come from our bones, they are what give us form to our body. Attached to the skeletal system we have ligaments, tendons, muscles […]

5 Healthy + Yummy Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

Given their exposure to a dozen food delivery apps, aisles of cookies and ice-creams in the supermarkets, the excessive advertising, how do we ensure that our kids eat right, eat enough and love what they eat? While there are dime a dozen options available online, are they healthy and wholesome? An ideal kid’s lunch plate […]

Nutrition 101 For Your Kids – What Should You Feed Them?

I presume that reading this heading was accompanied by some rolling of your eyes and then followed by a smile; as is usually the case when we think of our little ones.  I couldn’t think of a better way to sum up this species than this definition I came across recently: Toddler (n.) – Emotionally […]

Nutrition On The Move – How To Eat Clean When You Travel

When it comes to eating high quality food, nothing comes close to home-made meals.  But that isn’t always possible and we have to/want to eat out sometimes.  Eating out presents some challenges, but with some practise we can train ourselves to choose wisely among the available options (and you can always ‘make up’ over other […]