10 Fuss-Free Healthy snacks to munch on, this game season.

One of the biggest events of the year for the cricket buffs is on. Watching the game with friends and family through the thrilling catches, miraculous comebacks and jaw dropping moments is an exceptionally endearing feeling. What the game also revolves around is the food! The feeling of grabbing a greasy pizza, chomping on fries that are washed down by a bottle of cola is what makes a game-night a pleasurable event. But the oh-so-captivating gamer grub, apart from calming down your grumbling stomach for a while, does not really do a favor to your waistline (or your body).

Did you know that sitting in front of a television screen for a long duration has been linked to erratic eating behaviors and subsequent obesity?

The mindless munching of foods that are high in carbs, fats and salt does not bode well with the sedentary nature of the game night. But there can be no fun without your gamer grub around for the games night, right? Let bon happetee come to your rescue.

Here is the list of the most exotic, scrumptious and healthy snacks that blends health with taste. Continue reading

Why Track What You EAT?

The world revolves around numbers, whether its sales figures, examination marks or your WEIGHT. To know the transformation, you need to keep track of all the figures.

My clients frequently make comments like, “I eat lots of fruits and vegetables” or “I don’t drink that much,” but when they begin to track, they realize just how off the mark their perceptions are from reality. It’s essential human nature—that we like to  exaggerate our success.

Keeping a track of what you eat is not only essential if you are looking to lose weight; but sometimes it is also about staying healthy and maintaining your weight.

Didn’t get it? Read on to understand it better. Continue reading

Have you struck the weight loss plateau?

I often hear my clients mention that they started of on the ‘diet-exercise’ regime quite well and managed to knock off a few kilos. However, after a certain time the pointer on the weighing scale just won’t budge. They are still doing all the right things and pushing even more – but all of a sudden it seems everything stops working!

If you are experiencing something similar, then I am here to inform you that you have struck the dreaded plateau!

Take heart. The weight loss plateau is a normal phenomenon and it strikes pretty much everyone on the weight loss bandwagon. Continue reading

Feeling bloated and gassy? Beat it to look and feel good!

We have all been there, jumping up and down, wriggling, sucking in our breath till that button pops shut, on our otherwise perfectly fitting trouser. Once it’s done, panic sets in! How would you explain it? Something that fit you just a week back now clearly doesn’t!

Well, before jumping to the obvious conclusion, i.e. weight gain, think about bloating! Yes, good old bloating caused by gases. Bloating not only makes you look out of shape, but is also accompanied with a lot of physical discomfort.  People normally mistake bloating for fat or water retention, but it’s just gasses causing temporary distension, that everybody faces from time to time.

Please remember that the stomach is not a place where fluids accumulate normally, unless it is a complication of any liver or kidney disorder.

There are very easy ways to keep bloating at bay and to feel great:- Continue reading