Category Archive: Weight loss & Obesity

The Many Benefits of Cinnamon

• Cinnamon if consumed early in the morning with warm water, is supposed to aid weight loss • Helps treat PCOS and Type 2 diabetes too Cinnamon has emerged as a new favourite… Continue reading

A Nutritional Guide For Women Dealing With Polycystic Ovary Disorder (PCOD)

More and more women today are being diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or Polycystic Ovary Disorder (PSOD). Originally known as the Stein-Leventhal Syndrome, the condition is characterised by an increased level of male… Continue reading

Low Carb Diets and Plantain

A low-carbohydrate diet can help you lose weight and control your blood sugar levels, but it can dramatically reduce your food choices. Certain plans and phases may forbid starchy foods, such as plantains,… Continue reading

Health Myths That You Should Know

Eating foods rich in fat makes you fat, you shouldn’t swim after you eat, eating ice cream during winters can be harmful to you, these are just some of the adages that plague… Continue reading

Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight

Can belly fat be a problem even for people who aren’t overweight? New research says yes, excess weight around the middle boosts the risk of premature death even for people considered normal weight.… Continue reading

‘Food Words’ Can Make You Overeat

Certain food words can interact with stress and genetics to trigger unhealthy eating, two new studies suggest. The findings were presented this week at Obesity Week, a meeting in Los Angeles hosted by the… Continue reading

Your Get-Back-in-Shape Plan

Have you ever wondered if you’ll ever get in shape again? Setbacks happen, whether it’s an injury, a crunch time at work, or a hectic time with your family. Whatever it was, you’ve… Continue reading

How To Count Your Carbs

Carbohydrates are a great energy source you need in your diet, but they affect your blood sugar more than foods that have protein and fat. When you’re trying to manage your Polycystic Ovary… Continue reading

What You Need To Know About The Paleo Diet

The Promise Eat like a caveman and shed pounds. That’s the theory behind the Paleo Diet. Loren Cordain, PhD, who literally wrote the book on The Paleo Diet, claims that by eating like… Continue reading

Secrets Of Healthy Eating And Portion Control

Eat Less Just two problem foods — solid fats and added sugars — count for about 800 of our daily calories. That’s almost half the calories an average woman should have in a… Continue reading