Showing posts from December, 2013


1. Banana Bananas are reasonably low in calories and fat. Banana contains vitamin B6, folic acid. Fiber is a vital nutrition in banana, as fiber helps to keep you feeling enough, longer and it prevents eating too much at future meals. Bananas contain a lot of insoluble carbohydrate called "resistant starch”, which has great ability to initiate fat burning. Moreover banana contains enzymes that help in digestion & improves body metabolism. Bananas are rich in fiber, fructose and glucose. Therefore, it is digested easily and absorbed quickly. Elaichi bananas are better than the yellow bananas. But the dotted yellow bananas are better than the elaichi banana. Eat 1 banana in your breakfast and 1 banana after lunch & dinner respectively. Raw bananas can be best substitute for potatoes in your daily meals. That will significantly cut down your calorie count. 2. Papaya  Papaya is rich in vitamin A, B, C, antioxidants, carotene, fiber, potassium, magnesium, pantothenic acid and f

12 Drinks that can help you Lose more weight - 2

  6 . Water   Weight-loss plans are ineffective without regular consumption of water.  It is recommended that 2 cups of water be drunk before every meal, thus making you feel full and prevent you from cramming in more calories than you intended. Water also promotes proper digestion of food. 7 . Lime Mint Cooler The lemon in this cooler promotes proper digestion, whereas the mint inhibits those hunger pangs. Drinking lime mint coolers will help you avoid mid-meal unhealthy snacking. 8 . Vegetable Broth Vegetable broth not only tastes good, but is healthy as well. It can be made using your choice of vegetables or soup. Since it has very few calories, it can be consumed in a larger volume without the fear of gaining weight. 9 . Skim Milk Skimmed milk contains the same amount of protein as ordinary milk. However, it has only 0.5% of the amount of fat in whole milk. Skimmed milk helps one feel full for long and provides all the various nutrients required by the body. 10. Smoothies Smoothies

Eat Fruits and Vegetables for a Radiant Skin

Eat Fruits and Vegetables for a Radiant Skin Various studies have revealed that consuming fresh fruits and green vegetables as a part of your diet is not only nutritious, but also helps makes you look  beautiful,  radiant  and forever youthful!  Fruits and vegetables are low in calories, high in volume, and high in critically important nutrients.  Fruits and vegetables are nutrition powerhouses containing the vitamins, minerals, enzymes, fiber, antioxidants and protein needed for good health and avoidance of disease. When they are eaten, the body is satisfied and the signal to continue eating is extinguished. Eating fruits and vegetables can turn off cravings for other types of foods and short circuit the food  addiction   cycle.   Various studies have shown that reducing the energy density of the diet by the addition of fruits and vegetables is associated with substantial weight loss. Since people tend to eat a consistent weight of food, when the energy density of the food is reduced,