Burn Fat Fast: The Best Tabata Workouts

Burn Fat Fast: The Best Tabata Workouts

Tabata training has become extremely popular over the last three years. Tabata is a form of high intensity interval training (HIIT). By performing exercises at a higher intensity level, you not only burn more calories during the workout, but also 24 to 48 hours after the workout. In addition, you’ll increase muscle mass if strength … Continue reading “Burn Fat Fast: The Best Tabata Workouts”

How to Do Squats the Right Way

How to Do Squats the Right Way

You may not have realized, but your everyday life of household to-dos probably involves a lot of squatting. If you drop something, you’ll probably squat to pick it up. If you’re sitting on the toilet, you’re squatting downwards and then back up. If you’re cleaning the floor, you’re in some kind of squat position. Plenty … Continue reading “How to Do Squats the Right Way”

Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

  Everyone is always asking what to eat before a workout. The key is that if you’re not performing a workout greater than 45 minutes (i.e. race training) then you don’t need a huge snack beforehand. In fact, most people tend to overeat prior to a workout and many times don’t burn the calories they assume so thus … Continue reading “Healthy Snacks”

Is It Safe to Eat Sushi While Breastfeeding?

Is It Safe to Eat Sushi While Breastfeeding?

For pregnant sushi lovers, it’s tough to let go. But expecting ladies should try to follow the American Pregnancy Association’s guidelines and avoid raw fish rolls for the next nine months. Fish like tuna and yellowtail can be high in mercury or contain high levels of industrial pollutants. Cross-contamination can also be dangerous for your developing … Continue reading “Is It Safe to Eat Sushi While Breastfeeding?”

How to Get Creative in the Kitchen: Quick Tips

Have you ever felt overwhelmed when you watch the TODAY show food segments or any cooking show for that matter on how to make easy, quick meals or how to put together healthy snacks or how to make healthy swaps? Well, you’re not alone. I am a dietitian and sometimes when I see delicious, mouth … Continue reading “How to Get Creative in the Kitchen: Quick Tips”

A New Look at Juicing

A New Look at Juicing

According to IBIS World, the juicing/smoothie industry had market size of 2 billion with an average of 2.9 percent growth over the last five years. At present there are at least 8 key “raw juice” brands active in the marketplace — Suja, Blueprint and LUMI Organics to name a few — and it doesn’t look … Continue reading “A New Look at Juicing”

Bride Diet: How to Look Your Best on Your Big Day

Bride Diet: How to Look Your Best on Your Big Day

The big day is just around the corner. You’ve got enough anxiety without having to worry about how you’re going to look, if the dress will fit as planned, and if your skin will shine. It’s important that getting fit for your big day is not just about a crash diet, but rather small changes … Continue reading “Bride Diet: How to Look Your Best on Your Big Day”

The Best Glute Exercises: Moves to Get Your Rear in Gear

The Best Glute Exercises: Moves to Get Your Rear in Gear

It’s amazing that the glutes comprise our body’s largest muscle group. Whether you’re a runner, a strength trainer, a yogi, or a cross-trainer, the glutes move and control your hips pretty much in every way. So it is important to keep them healthy and moving. With most people experiencing increasingly longer hours sitting at their … Continue reading “The Best Glute Exercises: Moves to Get Your Rear in Gear”

Finding the Right Protein Powder

Finding the Right Protein Powder

Amongst health fanatics, protein is always the nutrient of interest. Eating healthy requires effort and maintaining an adequate protein-to-carbohydrate ratio is one way to achieve a proper diet. Sometimes, however, it’s hard to take the time to put together the right foods to achieve the recommended daily allowance of protein. That’s where protein powder comes … Continue reading “Finding the Right Protein Powder”

Essentials for Urban Moms : Part Two

Essentials for Urban Moms : Part Two

Almost a year ago, I wrote a post via the blog on essentials for urban moms. As I was becoming a new mom myself, I found that while living in an urban space like NYC, there were many factors involved. We need convenient, space-saving, easy to use and adaptable options. Many of my suggestions were … Continue reading “Essentials for Urban Moms : Part Two”

3 New Healthy Products In the Indian Market

3 New Healthy Products In the Indian Market

Here are the cold, hard health facts about the health of the Indian population, according to research data collected by health organisation Arogya World: – Lifestyle changes have lead to decreased physical activity, increased consumption of fat, sugar and calories, and higher stress levels, affecting insulin sensitivity and obesity. – More than 20% of the … Continue reading “3 New Healthy Products In the Indian Market”

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