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An unhealthy obsession with healthy foods – Orthorexia

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In this world of health and nutrition, we are often advised to eat healthy to maintain good physical and mental health. All of us are well aware that the food we eat creates an impact on our minds and body. The growing obsession with healthy food can sometimes take a wrong turn and result in Orthorexia. Orthorexia is an unhealthy obsession with healthy food. And it differs from anorexia and bulimia, where people focus on the quantity of food eaten.…

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Healthy turned Harmful: Is popcorn a healthy snack?

Healthy turned Harmful: Is popcorn a healthy snack?

Who doesn’t love popcorn? Most of us can’t even start our movie night without them, be it a home or outside. It is one of the world’s most popular snacks. Super easy to carry and can be prepared at home as well. So, how this super healthy and tasty snack can turn unhealthy? Are we getting any benefits of having them as snacks? Nutritional Facts (100 grams):  Popcorn (100 grams) – Calories: They have 382 calories. They are low in calories…

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Spot reduction: Crush the myth now

Almost all of us look for magical solutions for our certain body parts to change them the way we want. This desire of ours drives us to search for targeted fat loss, also known as spot reduction methods.  Yaar, Mera Baki sab to thik hai, bas thoda paet Kam ho Jaye! I have experienced this during my weight loss journey. For me, my targeted areas were the thighs and belly. So, I searched every exercise that can help me lose…

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Eating disorder: Types and Symptoms

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Eating disorder plays with mental health and physical health, and most of the time, it is the most neglected disorder. This term may sound like it is related to the food we eat, but it’s more than that. It is a psychological condition that causes unhealthy eating habits. An attraction with food, body weight, or body size might be the starting point of developing eating disorders.  Almost everyone in the world is now conscious about their health, eating habits, or…

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What is Skinny Fat, and how to fix it?

What is Skinny Fat, and how to fix it?

As the name suggests, Skinny Fat refers to having relatively low lean muscle mass and fat, which refers to having too much body fat. When the person has too little muscle mass and too much fat, it is called Skinny Fat. It is more about body composition than BMI or weight. So, if you’re a person with a healthy weight or a BMI, you still can have a Skinny Fat issue. People are concerned more about losing fat than building…

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