Bottle gourd or Lauki is rich in iron and vitamin B and C. It also has lots of antioxidants that promote overall health. The high sodium and potassium content in bottle gourd makes it excellent for people with high blood pressure and hypertension
egarded as one of the healthiest vegetables, bottle gourd also known as lauki or doodhi in India is a powerhouse of nutrients and health benefits.
Bottle gourd is a cucurbitaceous veggie that falls along with other gourds and melons and is a running and climbing vine. It is harvested young which has light green smooth skin and white inner flesh.
Summer is here & so is the COVID-19. But what exactly does this mean? Looking at current weather & current situation, all we need is something hydrating & which can help boost our immunity. Summers bring with them lots of seasonal fruits which are not just tasty but healthy too. And surprisingly, melon is the answer. With high water content and a punch of Vitamin A & C, the melon is rich in fiber & has almost no fat. Absolutely !! Melons are not just refreshing but have plenty of health benefits to offer. So, I made a smoothie of […]
his easy Watermelon Slush, also known as the brain freezer is wonderfully refreshing on a hot summer day. Ice cold, refreshing, and bursting with watermelon flavor. That’s this cool recipe in a nutshell.
Reverse Diet If you are reading this, then I assume, you might now know the gurumantra (the doctrine) of burning fat – Calorie deficit. Now let’s assume you are on a standard diet, with a calorie defecit than your TEE (Total Energy expenditure) and you seem to get results. Hurray. A month passed by. You getting shredded. Proud of yourself. Few more days pass by, your body shows results. Confidence is surging. Suddenly you hit a plateau. You have just hit a wall. No fat loss seems to occur after a stage, even though your food is on track, your […]
Yes finally, we are talking money. The most vital part of bodybuilding is here guys. Get your notes out and jot down the diet that suits your body structure and goal. Presenting you the top 5 basic types of diet. Lean Mass Calculation Before the diet, let’s just revise the body calculation concepts- BMR is your rest metabolism, while TCE is the total calorie/energy expenditure. You calculate your BMR using your body weight. This body weight is mostly your full body mass, while sometimes it is also your lean body mass which is different from full body […]
There’s no substitute to the hard work. You have to put it in if you are to achieve a desired result. But a hard work in a well informed and efficient way can definitely make your progress and process much fruitful. The last few blogs have been upon the knowledge of the diet science, the macronutrients and the metabolism. In this blog we are going to extend that knowledge in a more practical way. No more of those abstract talks, let’s get down to the practicals. Let’s have our body calculations. To start with, you ought to know about your […]
Okay, so this would be a rational thing coming up in one’s mind for sure if you would have read our previous blog – Things You Should Know About Macronutrient | The Science Behind Diet. Now, if you have not – then we’ll let you know a fact – an average human body can store kgs of fat easily and it being the highest calorie providing macro nutrient, gives the human body an opportunity to survive for months without having the food, well… only mathematically though, not literally. So, the reflex question to come up on this would definitely be […]
In the previous blog, fundamental of a good diet, we have covered the basic macronutrient that our body extract from foods as fuel for energy. So here in this blog, we will be discussing the function of macronutrients, their effects, the knows and hows and whys about the energy and fuel of our body. Our body doesn’t consume macros directly, It extracts three kinds (Glucose, Free Fatty Acids, Amino Acids) of fuel from what we intake. Fat gets converted into Free Fatty Acids. Carbohydrate gets converted into Glucose. Protein gets converted into Amino Acids. Free Fatty Acids […]
We have been requested a lot over our media channels to make a writeup on diet, nutrition, food, calories, charts and more. So we decided to make a series of blogs on the same in a way that it is quite informative on one hand and quite simple and comprehensive on the other, so don’t be surprise if you find 3 or may be even 4 continuous blogs related to diet as it’s a huge topic and we don’t want to take chances on it. Though you might find the importance of diet in our body from our previous blog. Here […]