Diet

Honey vs Sugar low GI

31 January 2017 Tags: honey Category: Diet Honey vs Sugar low GI

While brewing a hot cup of tea, do you choose honey over sugar? Well, although both of them add sweetness to your drink, their nutritional benefits are not the same.

Both honey and sugar are primarily composed of glucose and fructose. Being carbohydrates, they are also used as the major ingredients in most canned foods and recipes. Due to their carbohydrate content, both of them can lead to weight gain, if you do not control the portions.

Honey has a reputation for being healthier (primarily for the low GI), but it is still not considered as a health food. So which one among the two should you choose for staying fit and cutting down a couple of pounds? Well, that’s exactly what we’ll tell you in the following section. Read on to know which one you should choose when it comes to honey vs sugar.

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10 Healthy Herbs You Should Have in Your Kitchen

29 January 2017 Tags: herbs garden Category: Diet 10 Healthy Herbs You Should Have in Your Kitchen

Stacking the right herbs in your kitchen shelf not only makes it incredibly easy to add flavor to your food, but it also boosts the health quotient of your meals. So here’s a list of 10 herbs that should always be in your kitchen and indoor garden.

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Vegan Cheeses

28 December 2016 Tags: vegan Category: Diet Vegan Cheeses

If you are one of those people trying to avoid consumption of animal products like dairy, then you should consider vegan cheese. It can also be a great alternative for those facing problems with true milk protein allergy, or lactose intolerance. What sets vegan cheese apart from traditional cheese, is the manufacturing process. Traditional cheese is made of animal products. On the other hand, vegan cheese is purely made from plant products. During processing, protein mass from coconut, beans and nuts, is consolidated, giving you a vegan-friendly cheese. Having said that, here are some of the best vegan cheeses you can find today.

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Vegan Breakfast Ideas

18 December 2016 Tags: vegan Category: Diet

Breakfast is one of those staple meals you don’t need to compromise on when making the switch to a vegan. It is nutritious, delicious while quick and easy to prepare. There are so many tasty options that you can choose from. Below are some healthy and easy recipe and food ideas that you can make for your vegan breakfasts in the mornings.

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Vegan Chocolate

08 December 2016 Tags: vegan Category: Diet Vegan Chocolate

What? You were not aware that chocolate is vegan? In any case it is a bean –it is extracted from a plant! If you are a chocolate die-hard like me, the thought of forfeiting it, even if for healthier eating habits is definitely an idea you do not even want mentioned in your presence.

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Vegan alternatives to Common Animal Products

06 December 2016 Tags: vegan Category: Diet Vegan alternatives to Common Animal Products

Many people these days are choosing the vegan lifestyle and are going for vegan alternatives to animal products. First, it is important to know what is the vegan way of living and its benefits. People who follow this lifestyle not only avoid non-vegetarian dishes but also avoid all other products made from animals or by-products of animals.

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Japanese Vegetarian Dishes You Will Enjoy

04 December 2016 Tags: vegetarian Category: Diet Japanese Vegetarian Dishes You Will Enjoy

Japanese’s staple food is fish and so most of the dishes they serve will have an element of fish in them. As you can imagine with such a situation, being a vegetarian in the country is not easy. This is not to say that it is impossible. It is very possible as has been demonstrated by the Buddhist monks who have been living on vegetarian diet for a long time. Traditionally, there are many vegetarian foods that one can get in Japan. You just need to ensure that you know what you want.

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Vegetarian Italian Cuisines

28 November 2016 Tags: vegetarian Category: Diet Vegetarian Italian Cuisines

It is not difficult to find some fantastic vegetarian Italian restaurants in any part of the world.

Their mouth watering menu has a wholesome mixture of soups, salads, lovely pastas to crusty breads. Most of the cooking relies on the local rice known as Arborio and the cuisine enjoys a rich lineage of cheese.

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Paleo Foods: Impact on Your Health, Environment & Budget

23 November 2016 Tags: paleo Category: Diet Paleo Foods: Impact on Your Health, Environment & Budget

If you are wondering what is this paleo diet, then you have to go back in the day when cavemen used to hunt and gather their foods. Yes! It means anything that you can hunt and find for your diet. This includes fish, meats, leafy greens, nuts, seeds and regional veggies. So, you have to say bye to candies, cereals and pastas. Instead, opt for chicken or veggies stir fry. Undoubtedly, this is one of the healthiest ways to eat because of many reasons. Research shows that today’s refined or processed foods is the root cause of the heart diseases, diabetes, obesity, cancer, infertility and many other dangerous diseases.

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Vegetarian Indian Foods & Cuisine

22 November 2016 Tags: vegetarian Category: Diet Vegetarian Indian Foods & Cuisine

Vegetarian Indian Food is by far the most delicious and sumptuous food consumed by vegetarians. There is a large variety of Indian vegetarian food consists of several Indian vegetarian dishes that are mouthwatering as well as the aroma emanating from the food is totally mesmerizing. Indian vegetarian food spells good health and a sense of well-being for many of the vegetarians, and healthy vegetarian foods are the norm of the day.

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Top 4 Vegetarian Hungarian Foods

21 November 2016 Tags: vegetarian Category: Diet

Hungary has since time immemorial been highly noted for its impressive list of vegetarian Hungarian foods among its culinary delights. Many of these dishes have, by the way, inspired other East European nations to adopt them in their own cuisine. The exact history of these dishes’ popularity in Hungary can be, for the most part, subdivided into 3 major parts. The 1st commenced in the late 19th century, when the Hungarian vegetarian association was established. The primary objective was to sustain as well as improve the health and well being of Hungarians through promotion of a holistic cuisine and lifestyle.

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All You Want To Know About French Vegetarian Cuisine

20 November 2016 Tags: vegetarian Category: Diet All You Want To Know About French Vegetarian Cuisine

French cuisine is mainly known for its light and delicate recipes. The cuisine is famous for its simple vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes which are a part of fine-dining experiences in almost all parts of the world. While the options for non-vegetarians are endless, vegetarians need to search more for tasting authentic French vegetarian cuisine. This cuisine uses a lot of fresh French ingredients like mushrooms, herbs, fruits, cheese, and potatoes as these ingredients are loved across the country.

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Reasons to become A Pescetarian

19 November 2016 Tags: pescatarian Category: Diet Reasons to become A Pescetarian

A Pescatarian or Pescetarian diet usually includes seafood and fish, and it excludes other animal products, particularly meat. In some cases, there are a couple of other unique meat-less recipes such as plant, dairy and egg products. Hence, every individual may has his or her Pescatarian choices. Ideally, Pescatarians believe that they can improve their health as well as the plight of land animals and the state of our planet by saying no to meats other than those from seafood. Hence, every individual may have his or her Pescatarian choices. In this article, we shall focus on giving an overview of these diets, their benefits and why you should try them.

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Top 4 Vegetarian Hungarian Foods

19 November 2016 Tags: vegetarian Category: Diet

Many people assume that vegan and vegetarian are one and the same. It is not the case. A vegan diet does not include any animal or animal products. Secondly, vegans do not use products such as leather and fur, which have been derived from animals. On the other hand, a vegetarian diet can include dairy products, eggs, fish, meat, and even honey . A vegan diet is more of a lifestyle choice. Choosing this lifestyle can have tremendous benefits especially with regard to health and the environment. Read through to learn the various impacts of a vegan diet.

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Impacts of a gluten free diet

19 November 2016 Tags: gluten free Category: Diet

Despite the absence of scientific proof, the gluten-free diet has continually gained popularity among celebrities and news media with the claims that it aides in weight loss and increases energy. The diet is even beginning to receive more traction for weight loss rather than the medical condition, Celiac Disease for which it is prescribed. We are going to cover 5 impacts of the gluten free diet, laying more emphasis on its impacts on health.

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