Are the Velocity Diet Before and After Results Healthy?

Are the Velocity Diet Before and After Results Healthy?

Judging by its name, the Velocity Diet sounds like a dream come true for those looking to lose weight quickly. The Velocity Diet, or “V-diet” for short, is marketed as a “rapid body transformation program.” It promises to give you a lean and muscular body more quickly than a typical diet plan, but only to those who commit to 28 days of intense dieting and workouts. The V-diet is a low-calorie, high-protein diet. It’s designed to help you control your eating habits and lose fat. People who’ve completed the program…

The MIND Diet: How to Eat for a Healthy Mind

The MIND Diet: How to Eat for a Healthy Mind

. The MIND diet is a new brain-healthy diet that helps reduce Alzheimer’s risk while boosting overall cognitive and mental health. Learn how, start now.   There’s exciting news about a new diet known as the MIND diet. The findings of a large clinical study show great promise for this diet’s cognitive and mental health benefits, especially in regards to Alzheimer’s disease. Finding the key to preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most pressing medical needs of our time. Alzheimer’s is currently the sixth leading cause of death…

DASH Diet May Cure Depression

DASH Diet May Cure Depression

You could stay away from depression by a mere change in diet! Dietary modification emphasizing consumption of more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may be helpful in preventing the late onset of depression, according to a study. Researchers from Rush University Medical Center have found that Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, is also linked to reducing the risk of depression. The DASH diet limits foods that are high in saturated fats and sugars and emphasizes eating vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, and seeds. The DASH diet was originally developed to…

Elimination diet

Elimination diet

An elimination diet, also known as exclusion diet is a diagnostic procedure used to identify foods that an individual cannot consume without adverse effects.[1] Adverse effects may be due to food allergy, food intolerance, other physiological mechanisms (such as metabolic or toxins),[2] or a combination of these. Elimination diets typically involve entirely removing a suspected food from the diet for a period of time from two weeks to two months, and waiting to determine whether symptoms resolve during that time period. In rare cases, a health professional may wish to use an oligoantigenic diet to relieve a patient of symptoms…

Grow Your Own, Own Your Grow.

Grow Your Own, Own Your Grow.

If there’s anything that the farm-to-table movement makes us realize, it’s that life really comes full circle. From childhood days when our food was served fresh by our mothers or grandmothers, we moved into a decade or two of ready-to-eat dinners………. Only to realize that the journey from packaging to table will never benefit one as much as the journey from farm to table. While many of us buy organic these days, a few intrepid ones actually grow their own vegetables and herbs to ensure freshness. However, if you are…

Nutritional Choices for Perfect Abs

Nutritional Choices for Perfect Abs

Whoever said, “Abs is made in the kitchen”, made a lot of sense. But it all depends on what’s being prepared in your kitchen. No matter how clichéd, the answer is? Healthy and balanced meal. And if you are looking for flat abs, there are some foods and nutritional choices that you should make. FATS BURN FAT- Not all fats are created equal. Good fats are unique because instead of getting stored as fat they are utilized by our body for energy production, thereby raising metabolism and increasing fat burn….

Align Your Diet with Exercise Regimen for Best Results

Align Your Diet with Exercise Regimen for Best Results

Exercise and nutrition are twp peas in a pod. The quality of nutrition impacts performance, recovery, immunity, hormones and even the results we are striving for. The most common mistake people commit is considering food as a reward, forgetting that 70% results depend on nutrition and the remaining 30% on exercise, sleep or the lack of them and your level of stress. For example- while eating that cupcake might seems harmless, eating processed sugar post workout triggers somatostatin release that blocks the human growth hormone ( necessary for lean muscle),…

When Life Gives You Melons

When Life Gives You Melons

What is summer without mangoes? This summer, while the king of the domain will continue to add zest to your salads, sorbets and kilties, chefs are ripe with new fruity experiments. A fresh start- Most of the housewives expect that their summer dishes must be fresh, flavorful and colorful. For them, there are no better ingredients than fruits to lift the flavor and color of a dish. “Chilled green gazpacho”, fresh fruits salads or nectarine in meat dishes- fruits have the best natural composition to add that much-needed freshness to…

Pickles and Papad- Playing a Vital Role in Our Daily Life.

Pickles and Papad- Playing a Vital Role in Our Daily Life.

Pickles often play the role of saviors in Indian meals. They can immediately make any bland or boring food hot and spicy. When you don’t like the vegetables or dishes that have been prepared at home, you call for pickle. When the poha or upma seems dry and flavorless, you add some spicy and sour pickle. When there is nothing to eat with parathas, a tablespoon of pickle acts as the best accompaniment. Khichadi in most homes is considered unpalatable unless coupled with some pickle. Though, it is rich in…

Never Follow These Diets

Never Follow These Diets

Whether it’s a dress that no longer fits, a pair of jeans you can’t pull above your knee or a tagged photograph that you thought was of someone else- the trigger to get healthy usually comes with a bang, not a whimper. That’s when the fad dieter’s bag of trick appears. Liquids replace solids, shortcuts replace nutrition, and panic replaces common sense. But we are here to tell you that there is no such thing as a quick fix when it comes to health. Nothing can place a goody-two-shoes diet…