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4 healthy snacks for movie night with friends

Pregnancy Fitness - Karen Marwein - July 27, 2015

Entertaining your friends sounds like fun but it entails a whole lot of responsibility. When you’re with friends, you want to pig out but you’re also worried about gaining extra Kgs. And as the host, you are not only responsible for providing good food but also to not be a…

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What to eat and what not to eat this monsoon

Pregnancy Fitness - Karen Marwein - July 2, 2015

The damp monsoon is host to many disease-causing germs, which lead to serious health attacks like dengue, malaria, conjunctivitis, typhoid, viral fever, pneumonia, gastro intestinal disturbances, diarrhea, and dysentery. To up your immunity during the monsoon season calls for certain dietary guidelines to avoid falling ill. Here’s a quick guide…

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The demise of instant noodles

Pregnancy Fitness - Karen Marwein - June 30, 2015

When it comes to convenience, instant noodles are, hands down, the best choice to pacify your hunger. I have resorted to them myself quite a number of times in order to satisfy my gnawing hunger, rather than spending an hour trying to decide before preparing a proper meal. But the…

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5 super seeds for weight loss and other health benefits

Pregnancy Fitness - Karen Marwein - June 29, 2015

Chia seeds are low in calories and packed with large amounts of iron, potassium, magnesium, protein, and fiber. For vegetarians, they are great substitute for seafood as they are equally rich in omega 3 fatty acids. Their high-fiber content makes you feel fuller for a longer duration than usual, thereby,…

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6 top fitness-friendly foods!

Pregnancy Fitness - Karen Marwein - June 26, 2015

Milk is known for its healing (protein) and strengthening (calcium) powers, as well as for its hydrating quality. It also boosts serotonin and melatonin levels allowing you to get the rest and sleep you need. Chocolate milk and fruit milkshakes are great post-workout drinks because they contain carbs for energy,…

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6 white foods that aren’t so bad after all!

Pregnancy Fitness - Karen Marwein - June 11, 2015

It’s time to stop stereotyping when it comes to white foods. White foods like sugar, rice, bread, and noodles are generally unpopular because they are high in sugar and contain empty calories! They do raise the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and weight gain. But not all whites are bad,…

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Think health, think purple!

Pregnancy Fitness - Karen Marwein - June 8, 2015

What has colour got to do with health?  The answer, as many expert dietitians and doctors would agree would be, “plenty”!  Colors on fruits and vegetables are a result of pigments in the plants. These pigments are storehouses of powerful antioxidants.  In fact, the darker the colour, the more the…

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Why your diet needs flaxseeds

Pregnancy Fitness - Karen Marwein - May 12, 2015

If I say that intake of quality protein plays a key role in optimizing your efforts in the gym and in the kitchen, you’ll probably snort and say to yourself, “Everyone knows that.” But what f I say fibre is just as important? It is, in fact, one of the…

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What Not To Eat To Not Bloat

Pregnancy Fitness - Amaresh - April 15, 2015

It’s that time of the year again- when ‘bloated’ is not a very welcome feeling. I mean, who wouldn’t want to see their feet and not a dome of a tummy when they look down, especially when in their beach wear? While it is helpful to know what foods help…

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Healthy eating advice for people suffering from diabetes

Pregnancy Fitness - Karen Marwein - February 2, 2015

People suffering from diabetes often, if not always, want to know what they can eat and what they cannot. They want to know dietary modification for every health condition. Here are some basic principles, applied with basic cooking knowledge and common sense according to the situation which one can find very useful.…

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