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Should you maintain a Food Journal?

Should you keep a food journal?

A food journal is a daily log of what you eat or drink throughout the day. It involves jotting down everything you consume and is probably the best tool to practice mindful eating.  All of us keep a record of important stuff like important office or college work, a to-do list, etc. And, some even maintain a diary or a journal to write their personal experiences. We do all of this to track and reflect.  Keeping a food journal might…

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Benefits of fasting, Backed by science

BENEFITS OF FASTING, BACKED BY SCIENCE

Fasting is practiced in different parts of the world since ancient times and continues even now. It plays a primary role in various religions and cultures. Now, it is gaining more importance due to the benefits associated with it. Some of them are backed by science, and some we can observe ourselves while fasting. Here we will see the benefits of fasting, backed by science.  Fasting is refraining from all or some kinds of food or drink, primarily as a religious…

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Is Dark chocolate healthy?

IS DARK CHOCOLATE HEALTHY?

Chocolates have a special place in our hearts, and it is not new. All of us like them since our childhood days, and it is still one of the best gift options. We were told not to eat them in excess as they might have negative health outcomes. On the contrary, it is believed that dark chocolate is a healthier alternative.  The Health benefits of dark chocolates might differ with brands, and their nutritional value depends on their ingredients. It…

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Body Shaming: The invisible pandemic

Body Shaming: The invisible pandemic

Globally, the prevalence of body shaming is as high as 25 to 35 percent.  Our perception of an ideal body has now changed to a greater extent. There’s more to life than this, and everything you see or hear on social media isn’t true.  Body shaming is an act of making fun of or deriding someone’s physical appearance. And, it is not limited to fat-shaming. Body-shaming is a broad term and includes height shaming, thinness shaming, hair color, body shape, muscularity,…

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Colorful diet and its benefits

colorful diet

Fruits and vegetables come in different colors, and each of these colors has a meaning. They all indicate the essential nutrients present in them and help you know their nutritional values quickly. More the colors on your plate, the more the nutrients. Different colors indicate different nutrients, and having a rainbow diet can help you complete your nutritional requirement. So, don’t restrict yourself to 2-3 colors. A colorful diet has many benefits, so make sure you get all the colors…

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