WORKPLACE WELLNESS IS ATTAINABLE TO ALL AND CAN BE ACHIEVED BY FOLLOWING A FEW SIMPLE STEPSWorkp...
Workplace wellness is a general feeling of happiness at work. It is probably one of the most important factors for a person to function efficiently. At work, pressures involving deadlines, responsibilities, challenges, can increase your stress levels and hence, seriously reduce your emotional wellbeing, especially if you fail to recognize and deal with it appropriately. Some simple techniques can be followed to help you stay energized while at work and maintain your overall workplace wellness.
HEALTH SUPPLEMENTS HAVE BECOME VERY POPULAR NOWADAYS. THE MILLION DOLLAR QUESTION IS - DO THE BENEFI...
Today’s hectic lifestyle has resulted in people focusing more on aspects other than food or proper meals. Diets today leave a lot to be desired. Most average diets lack in a number of essential nutrients including calcium, magnesium and vitamins like A and C. The emergence of health supplements has become a boon to today’s masses. A single pill can help make up for dietary deficiencies. However, not all supplements are good for you and if taken in excess can actually harm your health.
SLEEP AND WEIGHT LOSS ARE LINKED AS MEDICAL EVIDENCE SUGGESTS THAT SLEEPING MORE CAN BE AN IMPORTANT...
Sleep and weight loss are intrinsically linked. Do you want to lose weight? Then go to sleep! In what has to be a wakeup call for all of you who are slogging it out at the gym, maintaining diets, or popping diet pills, recent medical studies have found that sleeping well is also of essence in any weight loss plan. Researchers and doctors at a few dozen universities in the US and UK have conducted studies linking sleep and weight loss. It is common knowledge that many hormones are affected by sleep patterns. Research has shifted to two such hormones – leptin and ghrelin – and the roles they play in the link between sleep and weight loss.
GOOD EXERCISE EQUIPMENT WHICH HELPS IN WEIGHT LOSS AND MUSCLE GAIN AT THE SAME TIME Exe...
Do you get confused by the number of exercise equipment when you go to a gym? Do you not know what machine is for what? Well, fear not. You’ve come to the right place. To make sure you’re maximizing the fat-burning effect of your workout, you should know the functions and target areas of the exercise equipments you use in your gym. This article aims at giving the readers an appraisal of the best weight loss exercise equipments.
2014 DIET TRENDS TO HELP YOU PLAN YOUR DIET AND ACHIEVE YOUR WEIGHT LOSS PLANS THIS YEAR2014 Die...
What’s hot and what’s not when it comes to planning your diet? According to a survey conducted by the nutrition trade magazine, Today’s Dietitian, it looks like this year’s biggest trending diet will be gluten – free. Consumers will be shopping for healthier foods, and consumer interest in nutrition and weight loss will only grow in the 2014 diet trends.
WELLNESS EXERCISES WHICH AIM TO PROMOTE BOTH YOUR PHYSICAL AND YOUR MENTAL HEALTHWellness exer...
A new era has emerged when it comes to staying fit. Apart from physical fitness, new age wellness exercises have come in to the light. Overall development from physical wellness to psychological wellness is the main purpose to be achieved. These wellness exercises which include yoga, pilates and tai chi seek to promote mental well being also along with physical fitness. Together, they are also called mind/body fitness exercises. They can promote weight loss and strengthen the body.
ORGANIC FOODS ARE HEALTHY FOODS WHICH HAVE BENEFICIAL NUTRIENTS AND CAN HELP IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH...
Organic foods – What are they?
Organic foods are healthy foods which are produced using methods of organic farming, which is farming with limited use of chemical fertilizers and synthetic pesticides. The organic farming movement came up in the 1940s in response to the Green Revolution. There are many qualified environmentalists and nutritionists who advocate organic foods as truly healthy foods. Organic food is promotes nutrition and is better tasting than non-organic food, which is the food produced by conventional farming. Cultivation and production of organic foods is also better for the environment and kinder to animals.
EMOTIONAL EATING IS ONE OF THE MAJOR OBSTACLES TO EFFECTIVE WEIGHT LOSSEmotional eating Comfort...
Comfort food. It’s something all of us gravitate to automatically when we’re feeling down. The technical name for this is ‘emotional eating’. When people are stressed emotionally, lots of people take to eating – consciously or unconsciously – to get their mood back up. In most of the cases, the food they eat is usually some form of junk food. Emotional eating is seen as a way to suppress emotions which counteract healthy living and inner peace, such as stress, anger, fear, boredom, sadness and loneliness. When people eat emotionally, it is usually when they are not actually hungry and in need of food, prompting weight gain. Experts say that nearly 75% of overeating is caused by emotions.
A HEALTHY BREASTFEEDING DIET IS ESSENTIAL FOR THE WELFARE OF YOU AND YOUR NEWBORN Breastfeedin...
Breastfeeding diet norms
Breastfeeding diet maintenance is just as important as pregnancy diets. After making many changes to your diet because of pregnancy, most new mothers should understand that they shouldn’t go back to their old ways just because the baby is born. Now begins a period which is just as important – breastfeeding. Infants’ nutrition is received from their mothers’ milk. Breast milk contains fats, carbohydrates, minerals and antibodies essential for your baby’s growth and immunity from infections. Maintaining a perfect breastfeeding diet is not necessary for production of good breast milk. However, maintaining a good diet helps the mother stay healthy which is necessary for the welfare of the newborn. There are certain foodstuffs which should be taken in moderation by nursing mothers. This article gives an insight in to some breastfeeding diet tips.
Get beautiful skin by cleansing, moisturizing and exfoliating your skin the natural way Beautif...
Beautiful skin depends on a number of factors. Your skin needs the right nutrients to fight off damage. Protecting yourself from harmful chemicals while getting enough sleep, relaxation and exercise will all help you maintain a healthy glow. Some effective tips for promoting beautiful skin and healthy living are given here.
EVERYDAY BEAUTY FOODS FOR FLAWLESS SKIN, SHINY HAIR AND BEAUTIFUL TEETH B...
Beauty foods are nothing new or exotic. Normal, everyday foods if eaten properly can make you beautiful. So, have you ever wanted that flawless skin and shiny hair that actresses and models sport nowadays? Well, you can get it too! Topical creams and makeup can only go so far. Real beauty is all about maintaining a proper diet.
E-cigarettes have gained popularity as a smoking cessation device. But does the health risks associa...
An e-cigarette (electronic cigarette) or ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery systems) is a device powered by batteries, which people use for simulation of actual cigarette smoking. They function by vaporizing and delivering to the lungs of the smoker, a chemical mixture usually composed of nicotine, propylene glycol and other chemicals. According to manufacturers, they are an alternative for tobacco smokers who want to avoid inhaling smoke. They were introduced in 2007 and are as an alternative frequently seen in the health news to regular cigarettes.
MACROBIOTIC DIET IN A MODIFIED FORM MAY BE GOOD FOR HEALTH AND CAN WORK AS A DIET AGAINST CANCER &a...
A macrobiotic diet is a low fat, high fiber diet plan which involves eating grains as the main staple food supplemented with fresh vegetables, and avoiding the use of refined foods and animal products. The word macrobiotic comes from the Greek word “macro”, which means large or long and “bio”, which means life. The proponents of this diet emphasize intake of foods which helps in maintaining a balance with nature. The macrobiotic diet entails –
• 50 % of your diet consists of whole grains, such as brown rice, oats • 25 % of the diet should be fresh fruits and vegetables • Remaining 25 % consists of soups made with vegetables, seaweed, beans, lentils
A person following a macrobiotic diet should eat when they’re hungry and drink only water or unflavored tea when they’re thirsty. Health supplements should not be taken. Refined and processed foods should also be avoided.
Foods are mostly baked, broiled, or steamed. Pots, pans, and utensils made from naturally occurring materials, like ceramic should be used. However, the main requisite with a macrobiotic diet is finding locally grown food and cooking it naturally from scratch. The macrobiotic diet, thus, needs consistent effort to follow.
OSTEOPOROSIS DIET FOR MANINTAINING GOOD BONE HEALTH BY INTAKE OF SOME NUTRIENT RICH FOODS  ...
Osteoporosis translates to pores or holes in your bones. They become less dense, lose strength and easily breakable. It is a silent disease and most people don’t realize they have osteoporosis until a fracture occurs. Women after menopause are the main victims although some men are also affected. After menopause, most women lose bone density because of hormonal changes. A major role is played by the food you eat when it comes to the osteoporosis diet and overall bone health. Calcium and Vitamin D are the two important nutrients which need to be taken in the required amounts to maintain strong, healthy bones and to reduce bone loss.
OPTIONS AVAILABLE AND RISKS INVOLVED WITH WEIGHT LOSS SURGERYWeight loss surgery “Weight loss s...
“Weight loss surgery?? Really??” people might say. Well, it is not a common weight loss myth. It is a real thing! Weight loss surgery also known as bariatric surgery, includes different procedures performed on people who are clinically obese to promote weight loss. The National Institutes of Health suggests weight loss surgery as an option for obese people with a body mass index (BMI) of at least 40, and for people with BMI 35 and serious coexisting medical conditions such as diabetes.
MOOD FOODS CAN BOOST YOUR MOOD AND HELP KEEP DEPRESSION AT BAYMood foods – What are they? The f...
The food you eat has great impact on your mood. Some foods can make you happy. Some can make you sad. Most people reach out for a sugary snack when they feel unhappy. While that will give temporary satisfaction, once the sugar rush goes down, it is back to grumpiness and irritation. The current diets of processed and refined food also lead to depression and mood swings as indicated by recent research. So, instead, reach for mood foods, which are basically healthy foods which can actually boost your mood and also promote healthy living. For our readers benefit, we have listed some of the most common mood foods available everywhere.
Weight gain diet is a healthy way to gain and maintain a healthy weightRationale behind weight g...
Rationale behind weight gain diets
“I lose weight too fast. I need to eat something which helps me gain weight!” Statements like this usually make people around you jealous and envious. At a time when people are struggling with obesity and weight loss diets, people who need to gain weight make up a sizeable percentage. There are many people who are struggling with low body weights and BMI’s. While weight gain is not as easy as people think, it is still achievable by intake of some special healthy foods in a weight gain diet.
PREGNANCY EXERCISE HELPS TO IMPROVE YOUR OVERALL ANTENATAL AND POSTNATAL HEALTHPregnancy exerc...
Pregnancy exercise – the benefits
Exercising during pregnancy benefits a woman greatly. It is an important part of having a healthy pregnancy and also helps in weight loss after delivery. Pregnancy exercise also helps in improvement of posture, decrease in backaches and also, prevention of gestational diabetes, to some extent. Women who exercise during pregnancy have a higher chance of having normal births than women who don’t.
Spring season is like a whiff of fresh air after a long winter and healthy spring diets can help you...
Spring season is finally here! It is the season to make your home clean and green. It is also the time to detoxify your body after the long winter. Spring diets are full of fresh produce which are healthier and taste better too. These fresh fruits and vegetables should be incorporated in to your daily spring diets to promote healthy living.
Incidental diet consists of simple weight loss tips which can help you lose weight very easily &...
Losing weight is hard. Losing weight without even trying seems like a dream for many people out there. But, there is good news for all such people out there. There are certain weight loss tips and tricks wherein you can get a great figure sans effort. The incidental diet is composed of such tips where with the help of subtle dining cues, such as a bigger fork or a smaller plate, you can theoretically trick yourself to eat less food. This incidental diet path is cheap and easy and most importantly, it’s doable.
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