Category: Food and Diet

Benefits of Oats Breakfast

Breakfast as we know is the most important meal of the day and that’s why nutritionists and Doctors recommend oats all the time. You may ask, why oats?, well, here we go..

Oats (Avena sativa) is an edible grain rich in nutrients, protein packed, fiber rich, commonly eaten in the form of oatmeal or rolled oats. If everyone start their day with oatmeal it would have significant impact on overall health.

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Green tea benefits

Benefits of Green Tea

Green tea(Camellia sinensis) originated in China, became popular in the recent decades, though it is well known throughout the modern world since early 1900’s. Green tea is known for its antioxidant properties due to the presence of polyphenolic compounds especially catechins.

The beneficial effects of green tea include reducing severe brain damage, reducing the sugar levels, improved brain function, fat loss, and lowering the risk of cancer. Here we list some of the benefits of drinking green tea.

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Good vs Bad Carbs

Carbohydrates the Good vs Bad

Carbohydrate percent
Main source of energy in the diet for most people

Carbohydrate is a bio molecule that contains Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen, which is broken down by our body to release energy. Carbohydrates are one of the main type of macro nutrient along with Fat and Protein. Carbohydrates are converted to glucose (blood sugar), which is used by cells, tissues and organs as source of energy.

Carbohydrates in general have a bad reputation and plethora of myths when it comes to weight loss and fitness, but they are just myths and misconceptions. Let us see in detail about Carbohydrates, the good vs bad and the choice you should make everyday.

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What is Ketogenic Diet

What is Ketogenic Diet?

What exactly is “Ketogenic”?, Ketogenic is derived form the word “Ketosis” which refers to the state of human body when there is low or lack of Carbohydrates, and our body switches to burn fat instead of glucose for energy. In simple terms ketosis or ketogenic diet is a diet with low or no carbohydrates.

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Benefits of being a Vegan

Benefits of Being a Vegan

There is always a strong evidence, that diets high in animal products and processed foods that are rich in saturated fats, cholesterol, trans fats and low fiber increase the risk of chronic disease, while foods based on plants ( Vegetarian and Vegan ) are low in fat and cholesterol, rich in fiber and phytochemicals that decrease the risk of chronic deisease.1)

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