Category: Diet

November 9, 2021

Zucchini Benefits – Nutritional Value, Weight Loss, Recipes

Zucchini is a summer squash, also known as a courgette. This water dense fruit is closely related to melons, spaghetti squash and cucumber. Zucchini can be grown in warm weather and is usually harvested in the summer months. It ranges in color from dark green to golden yellow and it varies in shapes and sizes depending […]

By Hiral Patel

January 14, 2020

Amaranth: Benefits, Nutritional Facts, and Recipes

Our ancestors cultivated Amaranth for its nutritional values as long as 8,000 years ago. The Amaranth plant is classified as pseudocereals as it differs from other grains found in the market. Grown for their starchy and edible seeds, they do not belong to the family of cereals like rice and wheat. Incredibly versatile in its […]

By Dr.Swati Shukla

fiber rich fruits
October 12, 2022

7 Fiber-Rich Fruits that you must add in Your Diet

Fruits are one of the best sources of fiber on the planet. Although all fruits are rich in fiber, there are a few specific types of fruit that rise above the rest. Fiber is essential for digestion as it is needed for smooth bowel movements and also for feeding good bacteria in the gut. It […]

By Hiral Patel

HealthifyChef Challenge
December 24, 2019

HealthifyChef Challenge

We at HealthifyMe are so happy to honor the people who inspire healthy cooking and healthy eating. We’ve had an overwhelming response and our team of nutritionists had a tough time deciding the winners. But we finally have our top 5 HealthifyChefs. Read on below and check out our winners and their mouth watering, healthy […]

By Alpa Momaya

acupressure: points, benefits, weight loss
May 26, 2023

Acupressure: Pressure Points, Weight Loss, and Benefits

Acupressure is an ancient Chinese treatment method that focuses on target points around the body, to which pressure is to be applied. In simpler terms, acupressure is similar to acupuncture with the use of needles in the latter being the difference between the two. Acupressure has been used for centuries to treat a myriad of […]

By Hiral Patel

December 13, 2019

Are Weight Fluctuations Normal ?

If you are experiencing weight fluctuations, fret not! because they are extremely normal. In fact, an average person’s body weight will fluctuate 5-6 pounds throughout the day. Sometimes weight fluctuations can seem unusual. If you experience fluctuating weight by 6 pounds in either direction over a period of 6 months, there may be a more serious […]

By Shradha Dang

Aerobic Exercise
December 3, 2022

Aerobic Exercise – Types, Benefits, and Weight Loss

What is Aerobic Exercise? Aerobic exercise is a moderately intense physical activity, which improves your cardio respiratory fitness and your overall health. Aerobic exercise counts as a stipulated physical activity that causes you to breathe hard and sweat. This exercises has a continuous beat or rhythm to it which indulges all your large muscle groups. […]

By Saravanan "Sharu" Hariram

Protein shakes that will help you lose weight
October 11, 2022

11 Protein Shakes to Help Achieve Weight Loss Goals

Losing weight is never an easy feat. It’s disheartening to lose 10 pounds through sweat and tears only to gain them back after a single cheat meal. Is it possible to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings while sticking to your weight loss goals? It might seem like sweet and healthy aren’t destined to work together. […]

By Alpa Momaya

dash diet: foods to add
December 2, 2019

7 Healthy Foods to Improve Digestion

We often hear people complain of pain in the stomach caused by undigested food. Most times, the pain subsides within a day or two. But what causes the food to go undigested? Indigestion is usually caused due to functional problem of the gastrointestinal tract. Indigestion is also caused by certain medical conditions and lifestyle factors. […]

By Ritu Puri

October 11, 2022

Everything about Calculating Calories

Calorie is a unit of energy. Here, it refers to the energy we absorb from the food and drinks that we intake. They are essential for human health. They can put you on the range of either overweight or underweight. The key is taking in just the right amount. As humans, we need the energy […]

By Ritu Puri

BMI calculation formula
October 19, 2022

How to Calculate Body Mass Index: Normal Range and Tips to Reduce BMI

As the term suggests, Body Mass Index or BMI, serves as an indicator of one’s health or body weight. It is important to understand what exactly BMI means and how it can affect your health. Maintaining normal BMI ranges can prove to be the most basic step to maintaining good health. In this article, we […]

By Sumita Thomas

world food day feature
October 16, 2019

World Food Day: 7 Healthy Foods to include in your Diet

Weight loss has always been 80% about the right diet, and 20% about physical activity. Eating the right kind of food is crucial to any individual looking to achieve their fitness goals. This World Food Day, we take a look at 7 healthy foods that need to be a part of your diet. 1. Eggs […]

By Kamala Somasundaram

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October 11, 2022

Post Pregnancy Weight Loss: Tips, Diet Plan & Foods to Eat

Women, new to motherhood, are often taken aback by how insurmountable a task post pregnancy weight loss seems to be. Postpartum weight gain is a common phenomenon experienced by most mothers. If you are struggling to shed off your extra pounds after childbirth, don’t worry – you are not the only one. Weight gain after […]

By Ritu Puri

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June 20, 2022

Paleo Diet Chart – Foods, Benefits and Side Effects

The Paleo diet is a popular 21st century diet. However, it gained popularity only in recent years, the Paleo Diet came into existence in the 1970s. Its popularity stemmed from its contribution to weight loss. Let’s look at what a Paleo diet actually is and how beneficial it can indeed be. Table of Content What […]

By Kamala Somasundaram

weight loss in 7 days
October 11, 2022

Weight Loss in 7 Days: Tips, Exercises and Side Effects

Good health and weight loss are known to be interrelated. Any individual with a higher BMI is known to have an increased risk of several disorders such as diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, and other cardiovascular diseases. However, immediate weight loss may not be healthy. Trying to lose weight in 7 days can do more harm […]

By Dr. Priyanka Marakini

April 20, 2023

Potassium Rich Foods, Fruits, Benefits and Deficiency Symptoms

An essential nutrient, potassium is a mineral that your body needs to perform a myriad of important functions. Balancing the electrolytes and fluids in your body and ensuring your heart continues to pump blood depends on consuming adequate amounts of potassium. Table of Contents Potassium-rich foods Health benefits of potassium Symptoms of Potassium Deficiency Frequently […]

By Dr. Priyanka Marakini

November 29, 2021

High Blood Pressure: Causes, Symptoms and Foods to Eat

Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure (BP), is a medical condition due to which the blood pressure in the arteries rises continuously. This persistently high blood pressure may lead to various complicated medical conditions such as heart disease and kidney failure, eventually leading to significant lifestyle problems. Normal blood pressure range Blood pressure is […]

By Nahida

November 29, 2021

11 Omega 3 Rich Foods and their Health Benefits

Even though you want to minimize the intake of fat, omega-3 fatty acids need to be a part of your diet. DHA(docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA(eicosapentaenoic acid), found in specific types of fish and plant-based products, along with alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) from seeds and nuts, are essential for your body. Omega 3 fatty acids fall under […]

By Sumita Thomas

July 5, 2019

Vitamin D: All you need to know!

Vitamin D is a pro-hormone that is synthesized in the body when exposed to sunlight, and hence, is called the sunshine vitamin. It is a group of vitamins, including calciferol (Vitamin D2) and cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), found mainly in liver and fish oils. It plays a vital role in the absorption of calcium, and hence […]

By Dr. Priyanka Marakini

September 15, 2020

Vitamin B12 Foods: The 10 Best Natural Sources that you need to be eating

Vitamin B12, also known as Cobalamin, is amongst the most complex and largest vitamins known to humans. It is essential for an active metabolism and proper functioning of the brain. Deficiency of the vitamin can lead to various health complications such as fatigue, depression, megaloblastic anaemia, brain damage, nerve damage, etc. What makes Vitamin B12 […]

By Dr. Priyanka Marakini

March 31, 2021

Foods rich in Carbohydrates that you must eat

Carbohydrates are amongst the most misunderstood nutrients. People tend to label them as calorie-rich foods which lead to obesity. Though it is true that excess consumption of carbohydrates leads to higher fat content in the body. However, if consumed in regulated quantities, the benefits to be reaped from carbohydrates are also significant. They are considered […]

By Alpa Momaya

April 8, 2024

Keto Diet: Six pointers one must follow

Ketogenic diets, popularly referred to as keto diet, have been heavily researched for years. Many people believe that fats wreak havoc on one’s diet plans. However, a keto diet recommends a combination of high fat, adequate protein, and less/no carbohydrates. This changes the way energy is consumed in the body. This leads to your body […]

By Dr. Priyanka Marakini

July 5, 2019

Indian Foods: The good, the bad and the ugly

Food prepared across India is as diverse as the country itself. Influences of soil type, climate, culture, ethnic groups, and occupations are evident in the various cuisines across the country. For example, Middle Eastern and Central Asian influences, from the Mughal rule, are still seen in North Indian cuisine. Similarly, the food in different parts […]

By Dr. Priyanka Marakini

January 9, 2022

8 Magnesium rich foods that you need to include in your diet

Magnesium is an essential mineral with several health benefits. It can help metabolize carbohydrates and fat, synthesize protein and DNA, lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, and also help prevent osteoporosis. The mineral is a must for improved bone and heart health. The intake of magnesium in the human body happens […]

By Meenakshi S.

July 5, 2019

Healthy Idli Recipe – Instant oats idli with carrot mix

The humble idli, also known as idly, is a steamed rice and urad dal cake. Prepared by fermenting idli batter, and steaming it in greased moulds, idlis are generally topped with lip-smacking chutney or sambar. Extremely popular as a breakfast dish in South India, idlis have their own health benefits. They are very nutritious and contain […]

By Alpa Momaya

August 4, 2023

Healthy Pizza recipe: Cauliflower crust with pesto sauce

Eating pizza on a regular basis can be an unhealthy habit with major consequences. Now satisfy your taste buds while keeping a check on your diet by following this healthy pizza recipe. Ingredients for the Crust 2 cups of cauliflower (grated) 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 egg 1/4 cup low fat […]

By Alpa Momaya

food myths feature
July 4, 2019

Food for thought: The greatest food myths finally busted

Everything your elders have told you about food need not be true. A lot of this information should be taken with a pinch of salt. Like anything else, a lot of myths exist about food too. This World Food Day, we bust a few food myths for you. Is egg yolk really that bad for […]

By Alpa Momaya

Ganesh Chaturthi Special
August 4, 2023

Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes – Gond Laddu

On this auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi where people celebrate the birth of Lord Ganesh, the God of good beginnings, prosperity and remover of obstacles, we bring to you a very special and recipe. This recipe was shared with us by Shikha Poddar from Pune, who had made prepared it for Ganesh Chaturthi. Gond Laddu […]

By Nishita Kaushik

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August 3, 2023

10 Must-haves for a Healthy Pantry

What is a healthy pantry? No, it’s not a well-stocked pantry. We are talking about a pantry that is stocked with the right kind of food items. Already half way into 2017, how many of us have stuck to our resolutions of living the healthy life this year? Energy levels are high when you start […]

By Alpa Momaya

eid feast feature
April 8, 2024

Celebrating Eid with a Healthy Eid Feast!

What’s Eid without an Eid feast? Eid al-Fitr, also known as “feast of breaking the fast”, is an important religious festival celebrated by Muslims all over the world after fasting for 30 days in the holy month of Ramadan. This eating pattern often tends to alter how the body reacts to the intake of food. […]

By Alpa Momaya