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Recently, a lot of discussion has been generated about walking for weight loss. We are become more conscious of how sedentary our lifestyles have become and our ambitions are now to lose weight. For thousands of years, human life was all about walking during the day and resting at night. We were hunter-gatherers who could look for food on foot. This continued till we settled in cities. However, still walking and physical activity was integral…

BMI stands for Body Mass Index. It is a reading that you get when your weight is compared to your height. It is a quick way to screen people for potential health issues based on their body weight and height. Though BMI calculation does not measure body fat percentage but studies have shown that a higher BMI is closely related to higher body fat measured by other methods.

Vegetarian diet has been known to have positive effects on health. Research has shown that those following plant based diet have lower BMI, lower cholesterol and lower risk of dying of heart disease. (1) At the same time it has also been shown that vegan diet helps lose weight. But still there is a little confusion whether vegetarian and vegan mean same things or there are any differences too between the two diets. So we…

Increasing number of people is shifting to vegetarian diet as an option because of different ethics concerns. We know many healthy weight loss diet plans for non-vegetarians. But are there any recommendations when it comes to vegan diet for weight loss if you have planned on going vegan to lose weight? What is a Vegan Diet A vegan diet is a further niche in the vegetarian diet that is more extreme in defining what is…

Paleo diet, also known as the Paleolithic diet, is named so because the dietary habits you have to take up are similar to those of the people of the Paleolithic era which was before the neolithic revolution. After this revolution, people started to abandon their hunter- gatherer lifestyle and started to settle in small settlements.

What is it | Glycemic index | Why it works | Rules | Safety | Disadvantages South beach diet, sounds weird right? Don’t worry, the name was given after an elegant Miami beach where it formed. yes that’s right we are talking about the same diet which has been circling around for some time now along with the military diet. It was named the south beach diet in the 1990s because the developer of this…