Wednesday, 21 June 2017

How to keep your stomach healthy in rainy season.

In rainy season,digestion becomes slow.So if we keep eating food that we were eating during summer then it may cause stomach issues.
Bloated stomach,stomach ache are the few common problem surfacing during rainy season.To keep our stomach healthy we should eat food that can be easily digested by our stomach.Here are the few tips for healthy stomach.

1. Eat small,cooked meals.Don't eat if you are not hungry.
2. Have steamed salads and soups rather than having raw salads
3. Drink lots of herbal teas, especially those with antibacterial properties. These include ginger, pepper, honey, mint and basil leaves. Excessive intake of coffee and tea dehydrates body fluids so they must be better avoided.
4. you can take ajwain/cinnamon water luke warm after half an hour of meal. 

Monday, 12 June 2017

Raw mango salad

A mangolicious treat for all weight watchers. Its very healthy and you can have it without any regret.
Raw mango salad
1 raw mango
1/3rd cup onion
1 tsp rd chilli
3-4 mint leaves
1 tsp palm sugar or brown sugar or jaggery
A pinch of salt
Method
Peel the raw mangoes and grate them. Then, slice the onions.
Toss the rest of the ingredients together with the raw mangoes and onions. Keep it in refrigerator for 20 minutes till the onion starts leaving juices and settled to the bottom.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Learn to say "No",when offer food at parties

we are social beings and there is always someone at party or social gathering forcing us to eat.Sometimes it gets so difficult to say "No" because we are being nice and sometime food is so tempting that we give in.Next day guilt kicks in when we climb on the weighing scale.Learn to say "No,thank you"which really help at that point of time, controlling your temptation for food or you can just take a small portion of what is offered to be nicer.
When we eat right its not only the weight that is maintained but also curb down the chances of having indigestion,acidity due to over eating.

Friday, 26 May 2017

SUMMER SPECIAL MANGO AND RED RICE SALAD


Hot and Sultry days are here and everyone trying to keep themselves cool .Here is a amazing cool ,nutritious ,healthy and refreshing salad recipe to beat the blazing hot days and at the same time enjoying the summer fruit( mango) too.
Ingredients:
Red rice- (cooked and cooled)-1 cup
Spring onion-1 bunch (finely chopped)
Bell pepper- 1 cup (finely chopped)
Mango – 1 small (diced)
Lemon juice- 1 tbsp
Extra virgin olive oil-1 tsp
Salt –acc taste
Pepper-acc taste
Mint leaves- (for garnishing)
Green coriander-(for garnishing)
Method:
 Soak red rice in water for 3-4 hours before cooking. Cook rice in pressure cooker up to 3-4 whistles. Off the gas. Now allow it to cool. Take a big bowl; add rice, spring onions, bell pepper and mango pieces. Put lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper in another bowl and mix it properly. Now pour this seasoning over salad and toss everything well. Garnish with mint and coriander leaves.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Eat right to get glowing skin and healthy hair.

In our quest to get glowing skin and healthy hair we are looking for miraculous remedies.But the answer lies in simple solutions.
Getting proper nutrition ,good sleep,keeping your self hydrated are few habits that really helps.To get better results include fresh coconut water in your daily diet atleast twice and add 1 tsp of extra virgin coconut oil to your diet as well.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Health tracker devices- a boon or curse


Though these devices help us to track our routine activities and keeps us motivated for achieving our fitness goal,the other side of the spectrum is unable to show a perfect picture of it.It has increased the level of anxiety and stress in people.They have become obsessed to achieve the fitness goal.Meeting everyday health target is the only concern among people.They are not enjoying exactly what they are doing,just focusing on completing the target and at the end of the day gained stress. They have lost the real joy and happiness in doing a workout session.people have forgot that being healthy is about mental health also and not going skinny alone.
Workout which you really enjoy without stressing yourself- is the actual way of acquiring health. Don't allow your fitness band to be your health Dictator.

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Cooling exercise for summer.


Its important to exercise daily. But in summer no one likes going out and do strenuous exercise at gym and sweat. In that case we must look for some exercises that will keep ourselves cool and active as well.
Swimming is a healthy and wonderful exercise for summer. It’s not only cooling  and soothing for the body but also help in toning and strengthening body muscles. Early morning walk in park and evening strolls are both relaxing for the body and mind during this season. Also, in Ayurveda, shitli pranayama is recommended for instilling coolness, brightness and peacefulness in the body and mind.