Archive for the ‘Nutrition’ Category

High Fiber Foods

Health Benefits of Fiber Blood sugar control Heart Health Stroke Weight loss and management Skin Health Best High Fiber Foods Apples The peels are an important source of fiber and nutrients. One medium apple with peel has 4.4 grams of fiber. Pears One medium pear has 5.5 grams of fiber, which definitely goes a long […]

Benefits of Fasting!

Fasting will: rest the digestive system allow for cleansing and detoxification of the body create a break in eating patterns, while shining a spotlight on them promote greater mental clarity cleanse and heal “stuck” emotional patterns lead to a feeling of physical lightness, increasing energy level promote an inner stillness, enhancing spiritual connection Physical Effects […]

Research Showing Fasting Benefits

Fasting has been a key form of veneration in Jainism and many other religions and philosophies of the world. As Jains world over observe Paryushan this week, they will practice fasting in different forms (Atthai, Upvaas, Ekasna etc.). Now scientific studies are starting to discover the health benefits of fasting, such as improving immune system, […]

Eating Before Sunset

Eating at night is a bad habit to get into because it doesn’t leave enough time before going to bed to digest your food well. Nighttime eating can lead to snacking excessively on junk food and it can also be at the root of poor sleep. If you’re looking for ways to stop eating at […]

FAQ’s: White Refined Carbs

The 3 White Refined Carbs to Avoid White Rice White Sugar White Flour Alternative to White Rice White rice is a starch that many people choose to put on their plates, but healthier options exist. We’re not saying you can never eat white, but most of the time, try to make a healthier choice and […]

FAQ’s About Meditation

What is Meditation? It is a state of profound, deep peace that occurs when the mind is calm and silent, yet completely alert. This is just the beginning of an inner transformation that takes us to a higher level of awareness, which will enable us to fulfill our true human potential. Why Meditate? During most of […]

Simple Cardio Exercises!

What is Cardio? Cardio workout is any workout/exercise that gets your heart rate up, and keeps it elevated for a significant amount of time. Don’t overdo it, good cardio training has a lot of benefits to offer, but overdoing it, which is very common, can soon lead to problems like aching knees, muscle loss, slower metabolism, […]

Super Foods!

What Are Super Foods? There’s no official scientific definition of a super food, but it’s generally accepted that super foods contain high levels of much-needed vitamins and minerals. They can also be a source of antioxidants, substances that shield our bodies from cell damage and help prevent disease. List of Super Foods:  Cherries One cup […]

Tips To Help Quit Drinking Soda

Health Risks Linked With Drinking Soda/Diet Soda: It’s counteractive to weight loss efforts It stains and corrodes your teeth Limits hydration Includes artificial stimulants Causes insomnia and sleeping disorders Causes kidney problems How To Quit Drinking Soda Successfully? Identify why you want to quit sodas To be successful, you need a strong enough reason. Use this […]

Health Benefits of Leafy Green Vegetables

By Jigna Mehta Leafy green vegetables have great nutritional value that includes vitamincs A,C, E, and K and antioxidants that helps slow down or prevent damage to our cells. Some examples include collard green, dark green leafy lettuce, spinach, and kale. What is the serving size? 1 cup raw and 1/2 cup cooked vegetables equals […]