Archive for April 4th, 2013

The best asanas to lose weight

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Losing weight brings a lot of dedication, commitment, disciplined lifestyle with it. Many of us want to lose weight, we try different diets, work outs, we circuit train and yoga too but somewhere down the lane we tend to lose hope, get bored with the training and give it up. The vicious circle goes on, and body also get tuned to these activities, the next time you hit a program – the body takes longer to break the pattern. Which means that next time you train to lose weight, you will have to put more effort to achieve your goal. One need to sweat it out day in and day out, fight the boredom, shred the inertia to get the fruitful results. Someone is going to smile over a period of time looking into the mirror.

Yoga can help to lose weight. The best part about yoga is that it leaves you fresher and more energetic than before after the work outs. Yoga considered being more of aerobic exercise burns less calories during the workout compared to other strenuous workouts which are as effective. Yoga has its own sweet ways to cut the flab. It is a slow process but it cuts the fat as a knife cuts the butter. Let’s look at the best asanas which can help you to lose the fat.

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Health benefits of drinking tea

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Black, green or white, the humble tea does your body good in so many ways.

A hot cuppa!

Tea is good for you because

Loaded with antioxidants: Tea packs in a range of antioxidants that protect your body from the ill effects of pollution and the ravages of ageing.While green and white tea are known to contain a higher percentage of antioxidants, black tea isn’t bad either. If you aren’t tea drinker yet, start now!

Tea has lesser caffeine: OK, caffeine helps you stay alert –but too much of it is bad for you. Coffee has at least two to three times more caffeine. Though dry tea has more caffeine by weight than coffee; more dried coffee is used than dry tea in preparing the beverage, which means that a cup of brewed tea contains significantly less caffeine than a cup of coffee of the same size.

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List of foods rich in antioxidants

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Foods that contain antioxidants have an amazing ability to fight against cardiovascular diseases, cancer, aging and a lot more! Here’s a list of foods rich in antioxidants that will keep you young and away from various diseases!

Medical experts opine that the amount of antioxidants in your body is directly proportional to the number of years you will live. So what exactly are antioxidants?

Antioxidants are actually substances which help the free radicals (an atom or group of atoms) in your body to neutralize by stabilizing their chemical structure. They are also said to slow down aging and prevent heart diseases.

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Natural wonder – Apples

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Everybody’s heard of the adage “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But is it really true?

Apples have, for ages, been associated with temptation. Adam and Eve certainly couldn’t resist it, neither could Snow White. And why would they? This fruit is packed with nutrients and antioxidants which help your body fight and avoid many ailments.

Apple and its nutrients

Potassium, Calcium, Phosphorus! You name it and this fruit has it! Apart from minerals, an apple is rich in a number of antioxidants which neutralise a number of harmful and reactive compounds that our body creates during it normal processes. Apples are also rich in pectin, a soluble fibre which is helpful in maintaining digestive health.

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