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
Carbohydrates make up one of the three macronutrients known to mankind. They are usually categorised based on their chemical structure: simple and complex. Simple carbohydrates contain one or two sugar molecules linked together, whereas complex carbohydrates have more than two sugar molecules linked together. Simple Carbohydrates – pastries, table sugar, refined foods, sodas Complex Carbohydrates … Continue reading Carbohydrates: Quantity v/s Quality
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
Rapid technological advancements, better infrastructure, quick access to information, etc. are some of the many perks enjoyed by millennials today. They are upbeat, positive, active and more enterprising than the generations before them. While there are plenty of upsides to their position, they are also more likely to develop lifestyle related diseases like type two … Continue reading Millennial Eating Disorders
As the holidays come to and end and the new year begins, so do all our renewed promises of becoming healthy, wealthy and wise. In a bid to begin on a healthy note most resort to detox diets to purge their system of weeks of partying. What most of us are unaware of is that … Continue reading Detox for the Mind: A Balanced form of Eating
Everybody knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The old saying goes, "Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a commoner and dinner like a pauper". This was said to encourage a healthy manner of eating, and ensure we get enough fuel to begin our day while ending it with just enough … Continue reading Breakfast for Champions
To start, I'd like to give you an example to ponder over: A child would have to cycle for at least 90 minutes to burn the calories he or she consumes from one medium sized portion of french fries from Macdonalds. Child obesity is a growing epidemic; both in developed as well as developing countries. The … Continue reading Obesity & Children: Why should we worry?