Health and Nutrition

4 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Plant-Based Protein

There’s no denying that of the three macronutrients—fat, carbs, and protein, protein is currently the one that receives the most attention. This nutrient is popular for good reasons. It helps you grow muscle and repair tissue after working out, maintains fluid balance, strengthens your immune system, produces hormones and enzymes, and more. In recent years, […]

Whey Protein – Not the way forward

Protein supplements have been around us for some time now. With the spike in covid and the major 2020 lockdown, the number of people who started working out has increased tenfold and, at the same time, the number of people consuming additional protein supplements has also increased drastically. This is because studies conducted in 2020 […]

INDIANS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH PROTEINS

A survey conducted by the Indian Market Research Bureau reports that over 70% of Indians are protein deficient. While the daily intake of protein lies between 60-90 grams, Indians consume less than 50% of the required amounts. The Inbody IPSOS study of 2018 says that 71% of Indians have poor muscle health and 68% have […]

Why does the onion smell so strong?

Onions are probably the only vegetable that makes you take note of their strong, pungent smell and can make you shed tears (other than their skyrocketing prices). While onions have over 85% water, tiny amounts of protein, fat and fibre, another significant contribution comes from carbohydrates that account for around 8-10%. Onions are also rich […]

Why Are Yoga Asanas Named After Animals?

Dogs, cobras, cows, cats, and many other animals find a mention when it comes to lending their names and posture to various yogic poses. Some of the poses or asanas also depict the birds. While it is interesting that these asanas are named after animals, it is not clear if they were named so just […]

Mushrooms with Medicinal Values

Though some may dismiss medicinal food, medical researchers have demonstrated how prescribed diets can be used to reduce health risks. Mushrooms are one such functional food. There are currently 38,000 medicinal mushroom species that have been discovered and classified. Certain fungi and their extracts have even been shown to have anti-cancer properties due to their […]

Natural Immunity Builders

This pandemic showed us that good immunity is much better than modern medicine. Immunity is the capability to fight with harmful effects of microbes. There are many medicines to improve your immunity but some foods, fruits, vegetables, and species are the natural ways to boost your immunity. Here are a few of them. Ghee has […]

Five immunity-boosting superfoods

Now that we are all aware of the importance immunity levels have in our recovery, thanks to the current state of health awareness, we bring you the superfoods you can rely on to help build your immunity naturally. Though these foods can help you, they are by no means a substitute for the medications your […]

The role of Ayurveda for a Healthy Life

In the past few years, Earth day has been largely celebrated across the world. With the increasing pollution level and decreasing green belt, it has become a necessity to preserve our Mother Earth. Ayurveda and nature go hand in hand. Ayurveda has been changing the lives of millions of people who are struggling with the […]