Nutrients can be broadly classified as Macronutrients and Micronutrients. Macronutrients are the major nutrients needed in larger quantities which include carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and water. Macronutrients (except water) are also called energy-providing nutrients. The unit of measurement of energy is calories or joules. Energy is essential for the body to grow, repair, for all the […]

When it comes to sugar, it’s all in how it’s packaged. Sugar-containing foods in their natural form, whole fruit, for example, tend to be highly nutritious—nutrient-dense, high in fiber, and low in glycemic load. Refined, concentrated sugar consumed in large quantities is undesirable for diabetics and for obese individuals. Non-caloric and sweeteners are available as […]

These days it’s hard to open a magazine without reading about the next miracle weight loss program. But if these diets are so effective, why are there so many new ones? A fad diet is a diet which usually promises a quick fix and requires little effort to achieve your health goals. It’s a trendy […]

Mangoes are one of the best things about Indian summer. The health benefits of mangoes have always been debatable because of their excessive sugar and calorie content which generally overpower the nutritional value of the fruit. Mangoes are loaded with nutrients, they are rich in fiber, vitamins including vitamin A, vitamin B6, E, K, and […]

  The moment we hear fat, we associate it with high calories, weight gain, obesity, heart diseases, etc. Fat is one of the macronutrients, and it is crucial for normal body function. Fat supplies us with energy and also makes it possible for other nutrients to do their job. Do you think coconut oil, olive […]

Lemon! This bright yellow, all season fruit no doubt has innumerable advantages. Many people use lemon water as a way to lose kilos. Does it really help in weight loss? Lemon and weight loss.. are they really connected?? Yes! It does help accelerate the process of weight loss by the following mechanisms: Activate the detoxifying […]

The secret to reading a food label is knowing what to look for. If you understand the label lingo, it’s not so difficult to make the healthiest purchases. The most reliable information on the packet can be found on the nutritional facts panel and the ingredient list. Step 1: Start with the Serving Size Look […]