insulin function
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Insulin – The Basics

Our body is regulated by a wide variety of hormones that ensure optimal functioning of the body. What is insulin and what is its function? Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that is needed for the use or storage of body fuels (1).…
multivitamins and Iron
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Supplement Series #2

We are back with our supplement series for the month! Incase you haven’t read our previous article, click here. This month we will be covering some supplements that are seen very commonly in households. Do you and your family take these supplements?…
Sugar Addiction
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Sugar Addiction

Eating this causes weight gain. Eating this increases cravings. Eating this gets you addicted to it. Meet the new villain in the health and fitness industry, sugar.     White sugar has got a bad reputation in the health industry…
mindful eating
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Mindful Eating

You’re eating a banana while working. You suddenly notice an email from your boss that you haven’t replied to. You shove the banana down your throat and your fingers swiftly start typing a reply, while you struggle to chew the banana. You…
Gut health
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Gut Health

Gut health is currently the new buzzword in the health and fitness industry. Products claiming to improve your gut and its function are slowly increasing. This might make you wonder what the fuss is all about! Gut microbes, microbiota, microbiome...…
casein, whey, glutamine, BCAA
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Supplement Series #1 – Proteins

With several people engaging in fitness and sports, the belief that supplements are the magical key to improvements in performance is making the rounds. Vitamin and mineral supplements are widely used by the general population, which we will…
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Intermittent Fasting

With a variety of new diets making the rounds, it becomes difficult to gauge which is the right one for you as an individual to follow. A lot of information is available, but which is actually factually correct is the bigger question!  Off…
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Ditch the All or Nothing Mentality!

Apples are good. Biscuits are bad. Salads are better than a pizza. If I eat some chips, I am bad. Do you have this mentality when it comes to food? Black and white thinking in terms of food can be harmful! I have observed this mentality in several people these days. The mind plays a very important role when it comes to eating and shapes your relationship with food. This is crucial for a sustainable eating pattern! A single food or nutrient is not inherently good or bad! Besides food choices, your lifestyle and other habits also matter! Why is this extreme thought process dangerous?
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What is on your plate?

Over the past few years, it is evident that fitness has become popular. People are consciously trying to change their eating habits and adopt a better lifestyle. However, only a small population is actually aware of what they are eating. Most…
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Fad Diets – Why they don’t work in the long run.

“Sorry, I can’t eat cake I’m on a diet” By definition, a “diet” is the sum of energy and nutrients obtained from foods and beverages consumed regularly by individuals. To put it in simple terms, it is what you eat and drink on a…
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One Size Does Not Fit All.

If you meet a nutritionist/dietitian and they hand you a pre-made meal template without understanding your lifestyle, you need to do just one thing. RUN. It is not an unfamiliar practice for ‘nutrition coaches’ and for that matter…
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