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[3 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Healthy alternatives to cut calories fast

It’s a hard fact of life learning to accept that most of the things that taste amazing are also usuallyfat and calorie-tastic. However it’s naïve to think that healthy eating means sacrificing your taste buds and all of your time to bland, expensive and time consuming cooking. In fact, finding healthy alternatives to your fatty foods […]

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[27 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Ramadan diet plan

Fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan can be good for one’s health and personal development. Ramadan fasting is not just about disciplining the body to restrain from eating food and drinking water from predawn until sunset. The eyes, the ears, the tongue, and even the private parts are equally obligated to be restrained if […]

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[25 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Eating healthy in summer

10 commandments to abide by if you want to enjoy your summer holidays without putting on a gram. 1. Follow a balanced diet. in hot weather we’re often less hungry so we’re more likely to eat raw vegetables instead of a heavy dinner. This can be dangerous because in the absence of carbs and protein you will get […]

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[16 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Ramadan-Meal plan choices during the fasting month

Some medical experts in consultation with Islamic scholars have contributed to the following meal plan choices during the fasting month: Suhur: A bowl of porridge with milk, one slice of toast and a handful of unsalted nuts. Iftar: Pitta bread with chicken, salad and hummus and one or two Middle-Eastern sweet baklawa pieces. Suhur: Wheat-based […]

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[15 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Burger King coming to Karachi

The news that spread like wild fire and celebrated by Twitteratis today on social media in Pakistan was the much anticipated food chain, burger king’s arrival in Karachi. It all started from an advertisement featured in the daily dawn by burger King to hire their team for first outlet in Karachi,Pakistan. Here is the social media […]

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[14 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Refreshing Coolers for Ramadan

Quick and easy – prepare some of these refreshing thirst quenchers in 5 minutes or less, while plan for others that need more time. Other then the traditional sweet or salted lassi (made with yogurt and water), which is an all time favourite, during the Holy month of Ramadan; there are some who may want a change, every now and then. Here are some simple directions for you to make one or more cooler(s), for ‘Iftar’ or ‘Sehri’, as and when you please.

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[14 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Diet during Ramadan

Diet during Ramadan should not differ much from a normal healthy, balanced diet and should be as simple as possible. Usually, most health problems at this time are likely to arise from inappropriate diet or as a consequence of over-eating and insufficient sleep.

The dietary guidelines based on variety, moderation and balance holds true during Ramadan as well. A balanced diet improves blood cholesterol profile, reduces gastric acidity, prevents constipation and other digestive problems, and contributes to an active and healthy lifestyle.
Meal plan

Your meal plan should include:

Bread/ Cereal/ Rice, Pasta Group – 6-11 servings/ day
………..

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[12 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Iftar & Sehri Deals 2013- Restaurants Offering Iftar & Sehri in Karachi

Iftar and Sehri, the rituals of holy month of Ramadan are celebrated by food joints across the city to attract customers. Here is a drop down of the restaurants offering Sehri and Iftaari in Karachi during Ramadan 2013 compiled by Karachisnob.

AVARI TOWERS HOTEL

IFTAR DINNER BUFFET: Rs 1795 + tax

SEHRI: To be announced

CARLTON RESORT HOTEL & CLUB

IFTAR DINNER BUFFET: Rs 1199 + tax

SEHRI: To be announced

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[9 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Guidelines for Healthier Grilling

Research has suggested a link between grilled food and cancer, but you can cut down on that risk with these simple tips for healthier grilling. Stay clear of burned steer Regularly consuming well-done or charred meat may increase your risk of developing pancreatic cancer by up to 60 percent, according to a University of Minnesota study that […]

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[3 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Soft drinks hinder weight loss

Avoid soft drinks, as they could alter the way your body burns fuel and make it harder still to lose weight, says a study. “This study proves our concerns over sugary drinks have been correct. Not only can regular sugar intake acutely change our body metabolism,” said Hans-Peter Kubis of Britain’s Bangor University, who led the […]