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  • Health Tips for overall well being

    1. For people who are anemic, simple changes in lifestyle can help a lot. Cook the food in iron pots. Vitamin c in oranges, grapefruits, tomatoes increase iron absorption.
      Tea or coffee inhibits iron absorption, so avoid having them with meals.
    2. Clear vegetable /chicken soups and green salads with lime dressings or a dip made with hung yoghurt are healthy and low fat appetizers.
    3. Teaspoonful of tulsi juice [about 10 leaves] on an empty stomach in the morning help in relieving constipation and reduces level of uric acid.
    4. Constant companion!
      Get a bottle of water and carry it everywhere you go..Drink water while you are at your desk, during meetings and watching television..Drink water instead of coffee, soft drinks, juices and save calories.
    5. Zucchini, a vegetable is low in calories and contains 80-90 percent moisture and 40-50 calories/100 gms....introduce this healthy vegetable in your marketing list.
  • Health Tips for Weight Loss

    1. Nibbling in between meals and eating at odd hours at night lead to unnecessary calories. Especially consumption of refined, starchy and fatty foods lead to obesity. Make low calorie behl with steamed sprouts, dry masala, herbs and lemon for your munching hours.
    2. To focus on your weight loss it is important to maintain a diary to keep a check on what you eat. you will automatically be conscious about your eating habits and hence improve then.
    3. Use gur [jaggery],instead of sugar as it is rich in iron and has fewer calories. To decrease the cravings for sweets, pop a small piece of gur after meals.
    4. Nasty nibbles!
      Nibbling in between meals and eating at odd hours at night lead to unnecessary calories. Especially the consumption of refined, starchy and fatty foods lead to obesity. Low calorie snacks like fruits ,behl without fried sev are better options.
    5. Don't be fooled..
      Most people believe that low fat foods can be consumed in any amounts. That is not true. Overindulgence in diet products also increases calorie content.
    6. Don't worry -- be happy
      This has to be one of the easiest weight loss tips and within everybody's reach too. Just stay happy!
      Depressions usually leads to bingeing or overeating, which in turn will make you put on those killer calories faster than you can register.
  • Health Tips for Children

    1. Fruity power!
      It's healthier to have a fruit instead of having its juice. The juice gives you only the calories and no fiber.
      Think about it, if you want to have a glass of juice, you will need three or four oranges to fill a glass. But if you eat even two oranges, you will feel full and satisfied. Plus you get your dose of nutrition as well.
    2. If your children are fussy about many foods, just use your imagination and put together their choice of foods with your ingredients. For example , whole wheat bread pizza with vegs of your choice, whole wheat vegetable pasta, vegetable kabab rolls, soya pulao. This way they will get nutrition with taste.
    3. Be cautious before feeding honey to infants. Honey has been identified as food source of certain bacteria [clostridium botulinum], which can result in diarrhea to infants.
  • Health Tips for Women

    1. When u tend to crave sweet things, during stress or pms or menopause, this could be because of water retention in the body. During this time it is important to reduce the salt content in your food and have citrus foods like orange or sweet lime.
    2. Pickle Problems!
      Avoid greasy pickles because of their high oil and salt content. Choose lemon or red/green chilli pickels [in restricted amounts] as they contain less oil.
    3. Sweet and sour.....!
      Did you know that when you tend to crave sweet things, during stress or during female premenstrual syndrome or menopause, this could be because of water retention in the body?!
      During these times it is important to reduce the salt content in your food. opt for low calorie foods and potassium rich foods like banana or sweet limes or oranges.
    4. Mocking mock tails..
      Fresh lime soda or a fruit juice without sugar and diluted with water is better than mock tails. Mock tails are empty calories, loaded with sugar syrup and juices.

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