Category: Weight Loss

How to Speed Up Your Weight Loss Journey
October 11, 2022

How to Speed Up Your Weight Loss Journey?

Getting fit and in shape is something that we all desire. However, our hectic lifestyle and wrong food habits make it almost impossible for us to stay healthy. But as they say, it is never too late to turn things around in your life. So start now, start at whatever age you are, whichever place […]

By Parul Dube

Top 10 Weight Loss Mistakes We All Make
December 6, 2022

Top 10 Weight Loss Mistakes We All Make

Are you struggling to perform your basic everyday tasks or just inherently feeling unhealthy? Then it’s time to hop on a healthy weight loss routine.  This pandemic and the new work from the home routine have added a few extra inches to the waistline for some of us. With the new sedentary lifestyle, sitting for […]

By Parul Dube

Obesity: Causes, symptoms, risks,
February 3, 2020

Obesity: Causes, Symptoms, Risks, and Treatment

Obesity is a complicated disease that is affecting more and more people everyday. It isn’t simply a body image concern, it is a medical condition that can lead to serious illnesses if not treated. The fact is, some people are genetically predisposed to this condition but for others it’s through years and years of poor eating […]

By Hiral Patel

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

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

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

sleeping and weight loss
November 23, 2022

Why Sleep Is the Most Important Factor for Weight Loss

Recently, I was talking to a client who had tried to lose weight on his own but with little success. He was following a healthy diet, drinking three litres of water daily and exercising regularly. For all intents and purposes, he was leading a healthy lifestyle. So where was he going wrong? A few minutes […]

By Nahida

weight loss
July 11, 2019

How Stress Affects Weight Loss

Deadlines. Money issues. Relationship pressures. The deadline-driven digital world we live in has made stress an integral part of our lives. Apart from affecting mental and emotional health, stress can also affect one’s physical well being. The stress hormone, cortisol, has been linked to increased amounts of adipose tissue and can lead to weight gain. […]

By Chaitanya Varma

October 11, 2022

The best protein powder for weight loss and muscle gain

Proteins, the building blocks of life, are an important fuel source. They help the body repair existing cells and make new ones. They’re even more important if you’re looking to bulk up, lose weight or just improve your overall appearance, and fitness levels. How? When digested, protein is broken down into various amino acids that […]

By Saravanan "Sharu" Hariram

weight loss
October 11, 2022

10 weight loss mistakes we all make

On the face of it, weight loss sounds like a simple formula – burn more calories than you consume, eat less, move more and workout regularly. But we all know it is a lot harder than it sounds! However, this is because we often make mistakes without even realising it. We share 10 weight loss […]

By Meenakshi S.

Struggling To Lose Weight With PCOS? Here're 8 Effective Nutrition & Diet Tips- HealthifyMe
August 11, 2023

Controlling portion sizes can help you lose more weight

You are exercising every day, you make sure you’re not overtraining and you watch your diet carefully. But why are you not losing any weight? Blame it on the portions you serve yourself, be it dal chawal, chicken curry and rice, green smoothies or juice. The fact that continually growing portion sizes in Americans’ diets […]

By Sumita Thomas

September 14, 2020

5 important weight loss lessons to learn from The Biggest Loser study

The Biggest Loser study, which weight-watcher doesn’t know of The Biggest Loser, the reality show that pushes contestants into being the biggest loser when it comes to weight? A recent study of former contestants of the reality show has thrown some interesting insights into weight loss and the phenomenon of trying to stay in shape […]

By Dileep B. Shivaram

July 10, 2019

7 ways to get off that weight loss plateau

You hit the gym regularly and you eat healthy, but while earlier you were dropping those kilos you now seem to have hit a weight-loss roadblock. Whatever you do, your weight won’t budge on your weighing scales. How can you get off the dreaded weight loss plateau? Watch your habits Most of us are on […]

By Saravanan "Sharu" Hariram

First borns' beware of obessity
January 28, 2021

NEW RESEARCH: Firstborn women more likely to be obese

Birth order lends itself to many stereotypes. The firstborn is responsible; the middle child is easy-going; the baby is the rebel. Other studies try to pin personality differences on birth order. But a recent study claims that birth order may have an effect on a woman’s weight. A study published in the Journal of Epidemiology […]

By Meenakshi S.

January 27, 2021

Hormone deficiency may cause you to overeat

You’re not really hungry but you still accept another piece of pizza or the last helping of dessert. It’s not you. A hormone deficiency in your brain could be causing you to overeat for pleasure. A Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School study published in Cell Reports has revealed that the reduction of glucagon like […]

By Roshini Gilbert

January 28, 2021

In season: fresh ginger can help you lose weight

Through the year, you find yourself sifting through mounds of dry, shriveled pieces of ginger. But during the monsoons, the roots are moist and full of flavor. Which is why now is the time to get inspired by ginger and its weight-loss properties, and incorporate it in your daily diet. Fresh ginger has several health […]

By Alpa Momaya

January 28, 2021

Stand up to slim down

Doctors say office-goers should stand or walk for five minutes every half hour of an eight-hour work day. That would put them on their feet for at least an hour and 20 minutes daily and help burn 2,500 calories every month.

By Roshini Gilbert

lose weight - lady with measuring tape around waist
January 28, 2021

Four ways to stay motivated to lose weight

Staying focused on a plan is always the hardest part about losing weight. While positive feedback does provide encouragement when you first start dropping sizes, it inevitably wanes. And with our tendency to use food as emotional support, slipping back into old eating patterns when we’re stressed, makes it doubly difficult to stay on course. […]

By Roshini Gilbert

fat belly statue
November 23, 2022

Yoga poses to help you lose belly fat

There are several benefits to doing yoga but perhaps one that isn’t often highlighted is how this ancient technique can help you lose weight, and also tone and strengthen specific body parts like help you lose belly fat. Certain yoga postures directly target belly fat and help build core strength too. Breathing exercise like kapalbhati, […]

By Shamlee Pathare

sprouts for healthy snacking
August 4, 2023

In the mood to snack? Choose sprouts

Cheap, home-grown and healthy – three reasons why you need to grow a liking for sprouts. Experts estimate there are over 100 times more enzymes (special types of proteins that act as catalysts for all your body’s functions) in sprouts than uncooked fruits and vegetables. The energy contained in the bean or legume is ignited […]

By Neha Jain

Sleep Loss Affects Weight Loss
September 27, 2023

Why Sleep Loss Affects Weight Loss

In the fast-paced world, we live in today, sleep often takes a backseat to the demands of our busy lives. Many of us are guilty of sacrificing those precious hours of rest to meet work deadlines, social obligations, or simply to binge-watch our favourite TV shows. While the consequences of sleep loss are widely recognized, […]

By Mehak Shah