Green tea does NOT help CUT calories

Green tea does not help CUT calories, as such but it does help to maintain a good digestion system. Green tea is simple unoxidised tea whereas the conventional black tea is a processed oxidized product.

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Diet Myths

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There are lot of myths related to diet, weight loss and some food. Here are the facts about them MYTH 1: NO fat diet is good for you FACT: our body needs fats for many body functions like transportation of fat soluble vitamins A,D,E,K, proper functioning of hormones, insulation, etc. minimum 10% of calories should […]

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10 Quick Diet Tips for Breast Feeding Mothers

The following tips approved by Registered Dietitians will ensure that you will remain healthy and fit while losing weight during breastfeeding: 1. Eat a variety of foods from all five food groups. Visit ChooseMyPlate.gov to get a personalized eating plan for breast-feeding women. 2. For protein, choose lean meat, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, nuts and […]

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Wheatgrass juice is NOT recommended

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There is no sound evidence to support the claim that wheatgrass is better than other fruits and vegetables in terms of nutrition. It cannot be recommended above any other choices in this food group. 

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Nutritional Supplements are mostly NOT required 

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When taking supplements consider the following: There may be side effects; There may be adverse reactions from interaction with other herbs or drugs; Controlling dosage and purity can be a problem with herbs; They may be unnecessary and, while not harmful, of no benefit; Natural doesn’t imply beneficial or harmless; Although some supplements contain useful […]

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Fat Loss and Not Weight Loss

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All the best advice on how to lose fat without losing muscle is stuff that you probably know already. It’s not particularly exciting or new. And it’s not going to transform your body overnight. But people are too quick to dismiss things that they think they already know. “If it was that simple, everyone would […]

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10 Tips to catch fraudulent weight loss programs in India

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The weight loss and weight gain industry is not regulated in India. It is up to you to choose a safe and trustworthy weight management program. Here are some “red flags” that may tell you that a program does not meet your health needs: – Promises fast weight-loss (more than one kilogram (two pounds) per […]

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Why Ramadan is the best time to go on a prescribed diet

Ramadan is around the corner and it isn’t always thought of as being an opportunity to lose weight because the spiritual aspect is emphasised more generally than the health aspect.However, it’s a great chance to get the physical benefits as well. Ramadan fasting can also be viewed as a special form of dieting as it […]

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