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Covid-19 Lock Down; Top Nutritional Tips

Covid-19 Lock Down; Top Nutritional Tips We Indians are just in the first week of a three week long countrywide lockdown due to Covid-19 and each one of us getting affected by sitting at home. During normal circumstances too fruits, vegetables and seeds along with grains need to be included in our daily diet and these testing times are no different than those. Rather we need to take care of our health better so as not to gain weight and maintaining a strong immune system. Having plenty of fruits, vegetables and seeds is something that is highly recommended even in the normal scenario. The reason being that it has been observed that the people consuming more of them have a better immune response to vaccines like pneumonia. All the above mentioned food items help in strengthing the immunity

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Benefits of Pink Himalayan Salt

Benefits of Pink Himalayan Salt Pink Himalayan salt is one of the most talked about salts all over the world. It has its chemical composition similar to table salt with 98% sodium chloride. The light pink tint color of this salt is because of presence of trace minerals including potassium, magnesium and calcium. Pink Himalayan salt Usage The use of this salt is similar to the common table salt which includes cooking, as a food seasoning and food preservation. Pink salt in the form of blocks is also used as serving dishes and cutting board. Some people also buy lamps and candle holders which are made of pink himalayan salt. Do we need Pink Himalayan Salt! Sodium is the main essence of the salt and the bodily requirements are varied as it is needed for: Contraction and relaxation of muscle

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Exercise

Why Abdominal Exercises Are Effective?

Many exercises will only target a specific abdominal area or muscle group, which is why you compile a workout together of different exercises that target different sections of your abdominals. However, the reason this exercise is truly the best, is that it targets all of your abdominal muscles, as well as the tiny muscle fibers that are hidden beneath the main "six pack" muscles. Now occasionally you'll hear of exercises that really do target all of your abdominal muscle groups, and that may be true, so what makes this abdominal exercise different from the rest? With this certain exercise, you aren't just targeting your entire core, but each and every one of your muscle fibers is getting a balanced workout, at an extremely powerful rate. Basically you're not only maintaining a balanced co

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Tips To Eat Healthy When You Hate Cooking

Tips To Eat Healthy; When You Hate Cooking As a young girl, I never liked to cook meals and tried my best to avoid it as far as possible. Today I see many young people around who are either too busy to cook a healthy meal for themselves or just don’t like to cook. As a result of all this they land up ordering food online or consume packaged one, putting their health at risk. It is a commonly observed fact that people don’t actually mind eating healthy food, the actual problem resides in preparing the same. Let us talk about the ways in which healthy eating can be practiced without cooking in the real sense. Vegetable and Fruit Smoothie Smoothie is the basically like the garbage disposal of healthy food. If you also belong the category of the people who don’t like cookin

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How Exercise Are Classified?

Which bodybuilding exercises are the best ones for lean muscle mass gains and fat loss? This is one of the most common questions that I get asked on almost a daily basis. In weight training, there is a variety of exercises that one can choose from to sculpt the body of your dreams. Results in bodybuilding are generally measured in body composition changes; increased muscle mass or tone, depending on the goal, along with decreases in body fat. The speed at which such changes are acquired depends on the training protocol used, the nutrition plan followed and the amount of rest (good night sleep) that the trainee gets. In order for a training protocol to work at peak efficiency, not only must it be periodized or cycled but it also must include exercises that give you the most stimulation in

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Do you know why Keto Diet is not for long term weight loss goals!

Do you know why Keto Diet is not for long term weight loss goals! It was in 2013 when I lost 30 kg weight by doing Keto diet and today in 2020 I have regained 20 kg. I am not blaming keto for it but yes one thing is sure that Keto Diet is not a sustainable diet for long term weight loss goals. Reasons; let us talk about those. Keto Diet Craze- Is it just a fad! People all over the world, especially Americans madly follow the keto diet. Recently this diet also has got a day named after it. An enterprise known as ‘The Vitamin Shoppe’ has named the first Sunday of this decade as the National Keto Day. Many doctors have critically acclaimed the keto diet as a fad diet, not being a great fan of keto, they call it unhealthy and unsustainable. According to Dr. David Katz, losing weigh

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Five Must Have Food Items Before Winter End

Five Must Have Food Items Before Winter End Winters are about to end in India and some of you must have been busy working day and night without taking care of your health. If you haven’t had any time looking around the vegetable markets and finding food items to boost your immunity, here we are ready with an all good list of top Five Must Have Food Items Before Winter End. Winters are always popularly associated with cold and sickness. A proper diet during the winter season should include lean proteins, low fat dairy products along with vitamin rich foods. The best way in which the cold and sickness can be avoided is to have adequate sleep, minimum stress along with moderate exercise, this is the way that will lead to a fully functional digestive system. So in simpler words, this w

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Diet

How Many Calories In A Blueberry?

Blueberries are one of the healthy foods to be found on this planet. Originally it was found in the only in colder regions of North America, but the food industry has been popularity grow exponentially. Therefore, popular markets around the globe such as Asia, Europe and other American countries have invested in the marketing and production of the blueberries. Blueberries belong to the class of heather family, a family of fruits that are grouped together such as huckleberries, blueberries and cranberries. The berries are generally round, and the average shape is about .2 inches in diameter. Blueberries are known for its striking purple-blue colour, however, there are other shades of blue. Health Benefits Of Blueberry Heart Health Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the wo

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Cooler, Better Sleep for a Better You – The OOLER Sleep System

A good nights sleep COULD save your marriage!! For REAL!!!  Lol… All kidding aside, if you are like me and my husband, it goes something like this… Me:  I am freezing! Brooks:  Are you kidding me?  It’s HOT! I bundle on the blankets and my husband makes fun of me that we are in San Diego…and not the Arctic. 30 minutes or an hour later, I’m throwing the blankets off of me, and onto to his side of the bed because I am burning up! He just shakes his head and pushes them back my way…and builds a blanket wall between us which I usually tear  down by throwing the blankets on the floor! No matter what temperature I’m feeling, HE always seems to be feeling the opposite.  Can you relate? As a woman, we have very different systems than men. And, you add agin

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Diet

What is Low Carb Diet?

I want to take a look at two vastly different diets to give you an idea of their pros and cons. They have different philosophies and will affect your body differently. I believe that each have their advantages and disadvantages, but it's important to remember that we must tailor a diet specifically to our bodies. Not every diet will work and not everyone will enjoy the same foods. 1. The Low-Carb Diet The Low-Carb craze really began because of the Atkins Diet. Dr.Atkins was a cardiologist believed that carbohydrates were having negative effects on his patients. He was so convinced that he set out to write a diet book. Thus, the Atkins diet was born and became immensely popular in America. One of the advantages to a low carb diet is that it is a very easy diet to follow. You only have to

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