Stay Healthy in Summer with These 7 Nutrition Tips

Days are about to get longer and lazier with the beginning of the summer season. While this season gives us a much-needed break from the chilly and cold winter days, it is the culprit behind several health problems like upset stomach, heat stroke, dehydration, and more. But all this can be avoided or controlled if you stay healthy in summer with these seven essential summer nutrition tips. 7 Healthy Summer Nutrition Tips   Keep Control Over Your Portions You can still eat the delicious food items you love; only watch how much you eat by indulging in a limited quantity. That's called portion control. And this is necessary, especially in summer. Staying healthy in summer is a challenge, but not anymore if you avoid overeating. In summer, eating more than enough can take longer to digest, especially at night. One...

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9 foods that actually help reduce belly fat

  Wish to eat well at the same time watch your waistline?  Reduced belly fat is a health goal for many. A good diet, exercise, and getting rid of some bad habits is the best way to lose belly fat. However, certain foods can help you naturally burn your belly fat.    Here are 9 foods that help reduce your belly fat naturally:   1. Lemon Lemon, one of the most beneficial citrus fruits, is rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants. Having diuretic properties, lemons also helps detoxify your body. In addition, lemons boost your metabolism, promote proper digestion and aid in weight management.  

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7 Vegan Liver Detox Foods for Better Liver Health

  One of the largest organs in your body, your liver is a resilient fellow. It works 24x7 and is always late to complain when under stress. Your liver is constantly under attack and fighting the pathogens that enter your bloodstream.  Moreover, your liver is the only organ that can cleanse itself and regenerate. It plays a long list of functions in your body and is a crucial organ for your body to function.    Why should you eat liver detox foods? An unhealthy lifestyle and diet can affect your liver’s functionality. Unhealthy lifestyles including- alcohol consumption, drug abuse, eating junk food, lack of exercise, of many others.  This...

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18 Shocking Long-Term Effects of Alcohol

While moderate drinking may not be harmful to everyone, long-term effects of alcohol can be serious. While some of these effects may be well-known, others may come as a surprise. In this blog, we will be exploring 18 shocking long-term effects of alcohol on your body.What happens to alcohol in your body? Once you drink alcohol, it quickly enters your bloodstream from your stomach and small intestine. You'll begin feeling the effects in about 5-10 minutes. They'll be strongest between 30-90 minutes after drinking. Your liver plays a big role in breaking down alcohol. It turns about 90% of the alcohol into water and carbon dioxide. The remaining alcohol leaves your body through your lungs, kidneys (as urine), and skin (through sweat). Long-term effects of alcohol Get ready as we explore the long-term effects of alcohol on your body! We'll dive into the not-so-fun side of...

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Here’s how to take better care of your liver

Liver care usually is dismissed. Why? Constantly underwork, your liver is a resilient organ and usually ignored by most until something goes drastically wrong.  Due to the endless roles your liver performs, it is constantly subjected to viruses and foreign bodies that can cause harm. When under attack, your liver is slow to complain, which means you won't notice the damage until too late! Let's get to know your liver better.  What is the liver, and how does it work? The size of a football, your liver weighs approx. 2% of your body weight, making it the largest gland in your body. It can regenerate and performs over 500 functions in your body 24 hours a day.   The wonder of regeneration Your liver possesses the power to regenerate. This means even if your liver is damaged or has lost some tissue...

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Top 7 Vegan Sources of Omega 3

Are you a vegetarian or someone who follows a vegan diet? If yes, then this one’s for you! Omega 3 fatty acids are essential for maintaining overall health, but finding vegan sources of omega 3 can be challenging. Many omega 3 sources come from fish, which doesn't suit a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. However, there are plenty of vegetarian omega 3 options available to incorporate into your diet. In this blog, we'll explore the top 7 vegan sources of omega 3, so you can enjoy the benefits of these healthy fats without compromising your dietary choices. The Importance of Omega 3 Fatty Acids There are three types of Omega-3 fatty acids.  EPA, which is eicosapentaenoic acid and  DHA is docosahexaenoic acid, which is abundant in fish and marine algae.  The third one is ALA, alpha-linolenic acid, which is widely obtainable...

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4 ways to get your antioxidants naturally

Are antioxidant supplements for you? Remember all the television advertisements that boasted about their products being rich in antioxidants?  Indeed, antioxidants are associated with a range of health benefits. This owes in part to the fact that fruits and vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, are linked to various health benefits, including a lower risk of diseases.  What Are Antioxidants?  Haven't we all been recommended perhaps a tea or a fruit rich in antioxidants! But do you know what they are and what do they protect us from? As a by-product of converting food into energy, our body produces free radicals. These free radicals are infamously referred to as the 'dark side of Oxygen' and can be potentially harmful as they start attacking even the relatively healthy cells.   Antioxidants are compounds that inhibit oxidation and help the body resist these harmful...

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Omega-3: What every vegan should know!

Omega-3 fatty acids form an essential constituent of one's daily diet. Therefore, everyone should make conscious efforts to include rich sources of Omega-3. Luckily, you don't have to turn your heads to fish or fish oil supplements to get them.  In this blog, we look at a few common questions that may arise if you are a vegan or planning to turn one.  What are omega-3 fatty acids?  Omega-3 fatty acids are essential components of the membranes that surround each cell in the body. In addition, Omega-3 aids many vital functions in the heart, blood vessels, lungs, immune system, and endocrine system. The three main omega-3 fatty acids are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). ALA is found mainly in plant-based foods such as flaxseed, soybean, walnuts, chia seeds etc., while DHA and EPA are...

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