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MINDFUL EATING

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 are done typing a few seconds later, but notice that your banana is gone! You check under your…

GUT HEALTH

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… What do these terms mean? Why is the gut so important? Read on to find out! What is the gut…

SUPPLEMENT SERIES #1 – PROTEINS

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 address later. This article will cover supplements commonly used by fitness enthusiasts and athletes. Are you using supplements backed by evidence for…

INTERMITTENT FASTING

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 late, fasting diets have been making the rounds, with intermittent fasting in the spotlight. This article aims…

DITCH THE ALL OR NOTHING MENTALITY!

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?

WHAT IS ON YOUR PLATE?

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 of us assume that exercising is the easiest way to shed some weight and become ‘healthy’. (Why weight loss…