Category: Diet

BMI Chart: What is It and How to Calculate BMI?- HealthifyMe
December 9, 2022

BMI Chart – Men & Women and How to Calculate BMI?

The body mass index (BMI) is a way of understanding whether an individual’s weight is in a healthy proportion to their height. A BMI reading can estimate any weight-related health risks one might face. For most adults, a BMI value in the low range signals that they are underweight or malnourished. At the same time, a high […]

By Parul Dube

Does Rice Make You Gain Weight?Unveiling the Truth- HealthifyMe
December 11, 2022

Does Rice Make You Gain Weight? Unveiling the Truth

If someone wants to lose weight, the first advice they often hear is to avoid rice. However, does rice really deserve the infamous nutritional status it has? Let’s get some facts straight!  Rice is a staple food and a rich source of carbohydrates, which is neither fattening nor unhealthy. However, it has a poor reputation […]

By Pragya Sharma

How Healthy are Flax Seeds for Weight loss?- HealthifyMe
November 28, 2022

Flax Seeds for Weight Loss

Flax seeds are one of the superfoods that are popular worldwide. They are golden-yellow to brown coloured seeds and are rich in various nutrients. They are full of antioxidants, essential minerals and vitamins. Flax seeds found their place in traditional medicine early on. Nonetheless, they have recently gained popularity due to their properties in weight […]

By Sarah Gaur

All You Need to Know About Calorie Deficit Diet!
November 26, 2022

Calorie Deficit Diet – All You Need to Know

In India’s ever-growing fitness industry, most young adults are looking for ways to lose weight. With many opinions regarding various weight loss methods, a calorie deficit diet has been a commonly suggested method by a majority of experts.  In this article, we will talk about what a calorie deficit diet is? How does it work? […]

By Hiral Patel

How Many Calories Should I Eat to Gain Weight? - HealthifyMe
November 23, 2022

How Many Calories Should I Eat to Gain Weight?

Although it may seem simple, gaining weight requires a thoughtful diet and exercise plan to be successful. As with weight loss, gaining weight is a matter of consuming the correct number of calories. Those trying to gain weight always question how many calories they should eat to gain weight. However, the goal should be to […]

By Parul Dube

November 18, 2022

Intermittent Fasting – Diet Plan, Benefits, and Weight Loss

Intermittent fasting or IF is rapidly becoming the most widespread fitness and health trend. Many people are using IF to lead a better lifestyle, improve health, and lose weight. There are several studies that have demonstrated the powerful effects that occur on the brain and body due to intermittent fasting. Some studies have even shown […]

By Shradha Dang

Walking Mistakes to Avoid for Weight Loss- HealthifyMe
November 14, 2022

Walking Mistakes to Avoid for Weight Loss

Doctors and dieticians across the globe advise individuals aiming to lose weight to integrate at least 20 to 30 minutes of walking every day. But before building a daily walking regime, one must be aware of the direct and indirect walking-related mistakes most commonly made by individuals. Not only will it help one correct their […]

By Nahida Wankhade

Trying to Lose Weight by Not Eating Isn’t a Good Idea- HealthifyMe
November 11, 2022

Trying to Lose Weight by Not Eating Isn’t a Good Idea

Most of us would like to lose a few kilos of weight and that too instantly. And many people think the best way to lose weight is by starving ourselves. However, not eating enough is the worst thing you can do if you want to lose weight. Your body needs to be in a calorie […]

By Alpa Momaya

What to Eat to Lose Weight? A Simple Guide- HealthifyMe
December 6, 2022

What to Eat to Lose Weight? A Simple Guide

While most people talk about reducing calorie intake to lose weight, it is not always the healthiest choice. Instead, it is more sustainable when you lose weight by nourishing your body with better-quality foods rather than drastically reducing your calorie intake. Although we cannot brand any food as a weight-loss elixir, some help maintain safe […]

By Aditi Shenai

Why am I Gaining Weight So Fast? Possible Causes- HealthifyMe
December 6, 2022

Why am I Gaining Weight So Fast? Possible Causes

The hustle to lose weight is not uncommon. According to a report, 45% of the global population is constantly trying to lose weight. There are many possible reasons why someone might gain weight fast. Some reasons could include overeating, a sedentary lifestyle, hormonal changes, or certain medical conditions. Therefore, if you are concerned about weight […]

By Aditi Shenai

How Long Does It Take to Lose Weight?- HealthifyMe
November 4, 2022

How Long Does It Take to Lose Weight?

Whether men or women, a large percentage of the population is always looking to lose weight. However, multiple factors play into weight loss, and only some of them are in your immediate control. Losing weight is a gradual process that requires commitment and discipline. In the age of instant gratification, it is understandable that seeing […]

By Aditi Shenai

Pregnancy Weight Gain: A Beginner's Guide- HealthifyMe
December 6, 2022

Pregnancy Weight Gain – A Beginner’s Guide

There are no official guidelines for how much weight you should gain during pregnancy because every woman is different. However, you need to gain some weight to support your growing baby and have a healthy pregnancy. But how do you know how much weight to gain while expecting? Does it depend on how much you […]

By Parul Dube

Should You Eat More Protein to Lose Weight? A Guide- HealthifyMe
November 2, 2022

Should You Eat More Protein to Lose Weight? A Guide

Protein is a macronutrient popular for its ability to promote healthy weight loss. However, simply eating excessive amounts of protein won’t necessarily help you lose weight. Instead, it can cause weight gain, much like gaining weight from eating excess carbs or fat. For this reason, you need to estimate how many grams of protein you […]

By Parul Dube

Simple Tips on How to Lose Weight on Your Face- HealthifyMe
November 3, 2022

Simple Tips on How to Lose Weight on Your Face

Putting on face weight is one of the most common problems people experience as they gain weight. Your weight gain shows on the face instantly, and most people struggle with losing weight on the face as that makes them look bloated. People also want to lose fat from their cheeks, neck, or chin to enhance […]

By Parul Dube

Weight Gain During Periods?Here's What You Can Do- HealthifyMe
December 6, 2022

Weight Gain During Periods? Here’s What You Can Do

PMS symptoms are experienced by many women every month. These symptoms can range from cravings for certain foods to increased sleepiness. Often, many changes accompany this monthly occurrence. Even if you do not track your periods diligently, some small changes in your body may signal its arrival. One of these indications is period weight gain. […]

By Parul Dube

A Beginner's Guide to Losing Weight with Carbs- HealthifyMe
November 2, 2022

A Beginner’s Guide to Losing Weight with Carbs

Many people are familiar with low-carbohydrate diets, a popular diet restricting carb intake so that the body will burn more fat. Your body gets the majority of its energy from carbs. So, by reducing the amount of high-calorie carbs, you will automatically decrease the number of calories you consume every day and force your body […]

By Parul Dube

Does Birth Control Make You Gain Weight?- HealthifyMe
December 6, 2022

Does Birth Control Make You Gain Weight?

Many people who want to start taking hormonal birth control (contraceptive) medicines worry about gaining weight. However, the reality is that everyone’s experience with birth control varies. Although studies show that various birth control methods can lead to a small amount of weight gain, not everyone experiences it the same way. Some claim that they […]

By Parul Dube

No-Sugar Diet: A Recipe for Better Health- HealthifyMe
October 31, 2022

No-Sugar Diet: A Recipe for Better Health

Sugar consumption, whether by adults or kids, is often surrounded by controversy. No doubt consuming too much added sugar leads to the potential onset of serious diseases. Whether you’re looking to lose weight or want to manage diabetes, sugar is always the villain. You can try the no-sugar or sugar-free diet to reduce your added […]

By Parul Dube

Do's and Don'ts of Pancreatitis Diet- HealthifyMe
October 29, 2022

Do’s and Don’ts of Pancreatitis Diet

The pancreas is an organ of many talents. Most of us know the pancreas as the tireless brewer of insulin, the super-important hormone for blood sugar control. We could say that one couldn’t eat without this spongy organ since it plays a pretty important role in digestion. But sometimes, the pancreas is known to digest […]

By Parul Dube

Low Potassium Diet: Everything You Need to Know- HealthifyMe
October 29, 2022

Low Potassium Diet: Everything You Need to Know

Eating a banana or a baked potato with the skin on provides you with a good dose of potassium. However, high potassium levels can throw electrolyte levels out of balance if you have compromised kidney function or chronic renal illness. That is when your healthcare professional will recommend a low-potassium diet. If your doctor recommends […]

By Parul Dube

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: A Plan for Better Health- HealthifyMe
October 28, 2022

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: A Plan for Better Health

Inflammation is a part of your body’s defence system to fight against any invasion of harmful microorganisms. The term inflammation might sound scary, but it’s not an alarming phenomenon. However, in some instances, the immune system stimulates a faulty inflammatory response, resulting in chronic health conditions. The best possible way you can combat unwanted inflammation […]

By Parul Dube

Gastritis Diet: Here's What You Should Know- HealthifyMe
October 27, 2022

Gastritis Diet: Here’s What You Should Know

Gastritis, an inflammation of the stomach lining, can appear in many different ways. Usually, your stomach is strong enough to deal with its highly acidic environment. But a disruption in the normal protections, caused by specific bacteria like Helicobacter pylori, alcohol, or certain medications, leads to gastritis.  When treating gastritis, the food you eat can […]

By Parul Dube

No Carb Diet: A Detailed Food Guide- HealthifyMe
October 26, 2022

No Carb Diet: A Detailed Food Guide

Carbohydrates or carbs have become a buzzword in the always-evolving diet universe. The number of people seeking to reduce carb intake, or cut it out completely, is enormous. This change in eating behaviour has made different low-carb diets popular for decades. There are keto and Atkins, for starters. But there is always something new to […]

By Parul Dube

Diverticulitis: A Diet to Manage 9the Flare-up- HealthifyMe
October 25, 2022

Diverticulitis: A Diet to Manage 9the Flare-up

Adjusting your diet or healthy dietary tweaks is the first step to relieving any health discomfort. The same goes for diverticulitis. Over time, your intestine suffers wear and tear from eating, absorbing, and processing food. In addition, years of repeated and sometimes uneven pressure weaken the lining or elasticity of the colon, forming a sac […]

By Parul Dube

How Can Females Gain Weight? A  7-Day Diet Guide- HealthifyMe
October 25, 2022

How Can Females Gain Weight? A 7-Day Diet Guide

Going by the data, about 462 million people worldwide are underweight. Research shows that globally, about 10% of adults are underweight. However, due to differences in biological and behavioural characteristics, women tend to be more underweight as compared to men. Although the number of underweight females in India has decreased in the last few years, […]

By Parul Dube

The Best and Worst Foods for Your Acid Reflux Diet- HealthifyMe
October 24, 2022

The Best and Worst Foods for Your Acid Reflux Diet

If you frequently experience hot burning in the chest, a feeling of food stuck in your throat or a gassy bloating in the stomach, it’s time to pay attention. These may be signs of gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly known as acid reflux. Fortunately, an acid reflux diet is a relatively simple and quite effective way […]

By Parul Dube

Gallbladder Diet: A Diet for a Healthy Gallbladder- HealthifyMe
October 25, 2022

Gallbladder Diet – A Diet for a Healthy Gallbladder

The gallbladder is the tiny, pear-shaped organ in the abdomen’s top right corner, directly underneath your liver. It plays a prime part in your digestive system by collecting, storing and releasing bile. Most of us don’t worry about our gallbladder unless it starts acting up, causing us to experience pain or discomfort in some way. […]

By Hiral Patel

Simple Tips to Follow a High Blood Pressure Diet- HealthifyMe
October 22, 2022

Simple Tips to Follow a High Blood Pressure Diet

Ready-to-eat, fast or semi-cooked foods that are aimed to save time are gaining more popularity. More and more of us tend to grab fast foods or ready-to-cook foods due to their attractive feature of being convenient. However, even though they claim to be healthy, these ready-to-eat or semi-cooked foods are high in sodium/salt.  You must […]

By Hiral Patel

Crohn's Disease Diet: What Should You Eat- HealthifyMe
October 20, 2022

Crohn’s Disease Diet: What Should You Eat

Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory condition most likely to strike in the small or large intestine, is notorious for flare-ups. It shows symptoms such as diarrhoea, abdominal cramping, fatigue, and sudden weight loss that scuttle social lives. Many treatment options include immune-suppressing and anti-inflammatory medications, but you must tailor a nutritional diet to carry you through […]

By Hiral Patel

Top Exercises and Diet for Patients With Osteoporosis- HealthifyMe
January 27, 2023

Top Exercises and Diet for Patients With Osteoporosis

It is rather fascinating to look at our body and its highly complex yet organized constituents, from a microscopic level. Be it the rhythmic functioning of the heart or the control over the body exhibited by the brain, it is truly a marvel of nature. However, our body needs a lot of maintenance and nurturing. […]

By Aditi Shenai