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Eating Fiber Rich Foods

Eat more fiber.  You’ve probably have heard this before.  But do you know why fiber is good for your health? Fiber is commonly classified as soluble, which dissolves in water, or insoluble, which doesn’t dissolve. Soluble fiber : Dissolves in water to a gel like material.  It helps lower blood cholesterol and glucose levels.  Soluble […]

Eating Smaller Portions

Practicing portion control can help you  learn to be satisfied eating less food, which can help you both physically and financially.  The weight control information Network recommends that you learn the difference between a serving and a portion — although those words are often used interchangeably– a serving size is the amount of food listed […]

Reasons to Get Moving

Beyond helping with weight loss, having an active life will also improve your health. So strap on some sneakers and kick your sedentary life to the curb! The more your move, the healthier your are. It’s as simple as that. Sitting behind a desk all day and hours of television isn’t doing you any favors. […]

Month One Winners!

Congratulations to Month One’s 10 Healthy Prize Winners! Dhara Shah, Priyanka Mehta, Rajesh Mehta, Bijalkumar P. Sheth, Kishorchandra C. Shah, Parul D. Gandhi, Hemandshu P. Badani, Jagruti V. Shah, Payal Shah, and Rajul Vasa

Water Therapy To Cleanse And Release Toxins From Your Body

(from the Amdavadis4ever Yahoo Group) Water therapyor hydrotherapy supports free and safe treatment. The treatment is done without the help of any specialist. This therapy is used when you require perfect medicine to cure all sicknesses. Drink six glasses (1.5 liters) of water everydayand avoid taking medicine, tablets, injections, diagnosis and other treatments. Process of […]

FAQ’s – Dietitian

By Jigna Mehta 1)    Why am I not able to lose weight even though I only eat 2 meals a day? Skipping meals do not help with weight lose plan. When you skip a meal, you’re more likely to get hungry and overeat at your next meal. It’s better to eat small meals but more […]

Healthy Snacking

By Jigna Mehta Why eat snacks? Nutritious snacks may help you manage your appetite which can be an important factor in weight control. A wide variety of pre-packaged snacks available in the market including Indian snacks. A lot of them contain an excess amount of salt, oil, and added or simple sugars. Tips for choosing […]

10 Quick Tips for Weight Loss

By Jigna Mehta 1)   Small, Frequent meals Eat at-least 3 meals a day and 1 to 2 small, healthy snacks in between meals to increase the metabolism 2)   Avoid oversized portions Use a smaller plate (9 inches) and bowl to avoid overeating 3)   Plan meals ahead of time To avoid last minute fast food pick-ups […]

Just HOW MUCH sugar is in that drink??

1.2 grams = 1 cube of sugar

FAQ: Blood Pressure, Hypertension, and more…

What is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is the force or pressure that is exerted by blood pushing against the walls of the blood vessels throughout the body. The heart provides the pump that circulates the blood, forcing the blood through the vessels. During each individual heartbeat, this force moves the blood from the maximum (systolic) […]