The Blood Type Diet

The Blood Group Diet or the Blood Type Diet was first popularized by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo in his book Eat Right 4 Your Type, published in 1996. With over seven million copies sold, this New York Times Bestseller has been backed and propagated by many prominent individuals like Cheryl Crow and Cliff Richards. The … Continue reading The Blood Type Diet

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Macronutrient: Protein

A growing trend amongst all weight loss diets in the recent years has been that of increased protein intake. Protein makes up one of the three macronutrients that form our diet. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, build muscle, increase stamina or just maintain good health, most experts will usually recommend increasing your protein consumption … Continue reading Macronutrient: Protein

Buddhism & Food: A Balanced Form of Eating

Originating from the principles of Zen Buddhism, the concept of a macrobiotic diet was first formalised by the Japanese Army Doctor Sagen Ishizuka who believed in benefits of following a traditional oriental diet and condemned the adaptation of western medicine and nutrition principles. The macrobiotic diet propagates a balanced form of eating with an emphasis on … Continue reading Buddhism & Food: A Balanced Form of Eating

Macronutrients v/s Whole Foods

In 1827, scientist William Prout first introduced the world to the concept of macronutrients. All food items could be grouped under one of the three macronutrients; fats, proteins and carbohydrates. The consumption of macronutrients could be directly related to one's health and well being. Ever since dieticians, public health experts, nutritionists, etc. have used this … Continue reading Macronutrients v/s Whole Foods