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[18 Nov 2017 | One Comment | ]
Why All Calories Are Not the Same

Robert Lustig, MD, explains why all calories are not created equal. Cutting-edge experts say the “calories in, calories out” philosophy is oversimplified and inadequate. Quality of calories determines the quantity your body burns or stores, says Robert Lustig, MD, author of the recently published book Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Foods, Obesity, and Disease. […]

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[15 Nov 2017 | One Comment | ]
Foods That Help You Sleep

Many foods contain naturally occurring substances that bring on sleep; here are some of the best choices to help you settle down for a quality rest. Walnuts Walnuts are a good source of tryptophan, a sleep-enhancing amino acid that helps make serotonin and melatonin, the “body clock” hormone that sets your sleep-wake cycles. Additionally, University […]

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[10 Nov 2017 | One Comment | ]
Smell these foods for weight loss

There’s no doubting the powerful role smell can play in stimulating a craving—freshly baked apple pie, anyone? But here’s some surprising good news: Smelling certain scents can also help you with weight loss. Extra Virgin Olive Oil A new study from the German Research Center for Food Chemistry found that even just smelling EVOO may lead […]

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[10 Nov 2017 | One Comment | ]
Swap your food for Dramatic Weight Loss

You could lose over 40 pounds per year making these simple changes to your diet. Swap your soup Instead of dishing up a cup of cream of broccoli soup, which has 180 calories and 7 grams of fat, choose a bowl of chicken vegetable soup instead. You get just 75 calories and under 3 grams of […]

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[8 Nov 2017 | 2 Comments | ]
Lemon, Mint and Cucumber – The Delicious Detox

One of the major benefits in drinking lemon and cucumber water is that it aids in weight loss and gives your body natural electrolytes. It’s a great source of Vitamin C and antioxidants which helps to maintain your body’s energy while on a diet plan or when working out. A few of the many known benefits […]

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[7 Nov 2017 | One Comment | ]
Popular Diets That Could Be Bad for You

Your friend lost weight on the Paleo Diet. Your mom slimmed down on the Military Diet. Your sister is reaching her weight loss goals with the Wheat Belly diet. Now it’s your turn to get trim. Should you follow in the footsteps of your friends and family? No, not necessarily. Those popular programs could be turn out […]

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[5 Nov 2017 | One Comment | ]
Surprising Calcium Sources for Dairy Haters

Not a fan of yogurt or milk? Try these excellent foods to get enough bone-building, fat-burning calcium. Long touted as a bone builder, more recently calcium has been shown to help control hunger and reduce body fat, and linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, healthy blood pressure levels, and fewer PMS symptoms. While […]

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[1 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Small habits cause a big impact on weight

Just a few bad habits — watching TV, eating potato chips, having a sugary soda at lunch or staying up too late at night – can add up to a steady creep of pounds over the years. Consultant Nutritionist from Pakistan, Ayesha Abbas, believes that apart from the inactive lifestyle and calorie-rich food intake of […]

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[30 Oct 2017 | One Comment | ]
Know the Calories in fruit

Rich in vitamins, minerals and fibres, fruits are highly recommended for good health. Nevertheless, they have their fair share of calories, with some fruits containing far more calories than others. Therefore, certain fruits should be consumed in moderation when you’re watching your figure. Fresh fruits How many calories are in fresh fruits? Fresh fruitsmainly contain water […]

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[8 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Eid Recipes From Around The World

Eid-ul-Fitr, the holy Islamic festival marking the end of the month long fast observed during Ramadan, is just around the corner and every devout Muslim household around the world would be gearing up for the Eid dishesfestivities. To help you with preparations here is a list of the top 10 Eid recipes that will make your guests take a ride to heaven.

Sheer Khurma or Sevai Ki Kheer

Eid celebrations cannot be imagined without some sweet dishes and this milk, dried dates and vermicelli based dish tops the list. In fact, in South-East Asian countries the Eid Dawat is considered incomplete without this delicacy.

Lassida

Also known as Laasida, this is a couscous-based porridge that is traditionally prepared in Morocco for the Eid breakfast.