We’ve been taught that a plant-based diet provides us with all the protein we need. Why then, are 9 out of 10 Indian protein deficient? We debunk a few myths, and offer a solution!
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They seem innocuous enough and form part of one meal or the other every single day. And yet, they’re exactly what’s stopping us from shedding the excess flab. Here are five everyday foods that make us fat:
Should I eat low fats, or more proteins? What time of day is best to have carbohydrates? Here’s the low-down on common weight loss myths.
When it comes to losing weight, forgoing a meal or two feels like the fastest way to get started. And yet, we’ve been told time and again that this is a bad idea. A study conducted by Ohio State University last year concluded that skipping meals to cut down on calories could induce insulin and glucose fluctuations in the body that have the opposite of the desired effect.
So you’ve stopped binging on junk food, given up midnight snacking, heck, even joined a gym but your weight remains the same. Are you wondering why your efforts are not showing results? How much weight you lose primarily depends on three factors: your calorie intake, the amount of physical activity and your genes. If you’re working on one and two diligently, you should be able to see results. But if you’re still not, you’re probably missing one or two of…