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Exotic Vegetable Soup

  The chilled weather certainly makes us crave for something warm! What’s better than a delicious bowl of soup in these winters? Here is a soup made of broccoli and bell peppers that will warm up your taste buds with its deliciousness. Bonus : It’s low in calories and dense in nutrients. Ingredients : 1...

by January 10, 2019January 10, 2019
Can vegans/vegetarians get enough protein? If yes, how?
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Can vegans/vegetarians get enough protein? If yes, how?

As we all know, getting enough protein is very important if you want to be fit and keep good health. Protein also helps build, renew and preserve muscle tissue. Having enough muscle mass keeps you looking young. Protein is also important for youthful skin and good hair. That said, vegans and vegetarians often don’t eat...

by December 19, 2018December 19, 2018
Creamy Cucumber Slaw
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Creamy Cucumber Slaw

This delicious Creamy Cucumber Slaw is a low calorie salad that’s a delight for the taste buds. Besides, it’s quick to make. Preparation time: 5 minutes Here is the recipe: Ingredients: 2 Cucumber (medium) 2 tsp Dill leaves 1/2 to 1 green chilly, chopped finely 1/3rd cup Hung curd (very thick) 1 tsp Mustard 1/2...

by September 11, 2018September 11, 2018
Why should I watch my diet if disease is inevitable?
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Why should I watch my diet if disease is inevitable?

I have often heard the statement : There are people who get lifestyle diseases like Heart disease, Cancer, Diabetes or Stroke despite eating healthy. So why should I watch my diet? It’s better if I eat whatever I like & laze around & not exercise. This way, at least I’m enjoying my life. If I’m...

by August 8, 2018August 9, 2018
Top 5 reasons to love your cardio routine
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Top 5 reasons to love your cardio routine

Cardiovascular exercise or Cardio as it is commonly known is’nt just about losing weight or getting skinny! It is way more rewarding than you can think of! Read on to find out more.. Improved heart health : Being regular with your cardio routine helps lower the resting heart rate. Heart rate is an indicator of...

by October 16, 2017June 13, 2018
Summer treats to beat the heat!
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Summer treats to beat the heat!

Now that Mr.Summer is here and is raging its heat on us mortals, making us lose more nutrients and electrolytes, our body’s nutritional requirements change. We need to keep ourselves well hydrated at all times. We need to consume those foods that are high in water content , more of vitamins & minerals & are...

by March 31, 2017June 13, 2018
The incredible benefits of walking!
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The incredible benefits of walking!

Though I love working out, there are times when I just want to take a break. And so I did, few days back.  Instead,I went for a leisurely walk. Not a very long walk. I didn’t measure how much distance I covered. Nor did I set any records. I can’t brag about how many “calories”...

by November 29, 2016October 27, 2017
Your guide to Vitamin B12
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Your guide to Vitamin B12

One of the Vitamins of the B-complex group , this Vitamin is uniquely important, since its deficiency or mal-absorption can have severe repercussions. Vitamin B12 is produced by bacteria and yeast and so is found in animal based foods. One of the consequences of the modern, fast food lifestyle is that the deficiency of this...

by November 3, 2016June 13, 2018
Nutty carrot & cucumber salad
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Nutty carrot & cucumber salad

Crunchy, refreshing & light on the stomach, this salad is a treat to the taste buds too! When I started off making this , I could not guess that it would turn out so well ! It is packed with the goodness of cooling cucumbers, nutritious carrots & crunchy walnuts. Here comes the recipe :...

by April 15, 2016June 13, 2018
DIY Whipped Body Butter – 100% Natural!
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DIY Whipped Body Butter – 100% Natural!

These days we have a plenty of choices in body butters, cold creams & skin care lotions in the stores. However, if you look at the contents of these products, they are loaded with parabens & chemicals that, in the long run, can cause more harm than good. Many of the ingredients in these products are...

by January 2, 2016June 13, 2018
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