If you think just popping calcium supplements can give you stronger bones and teeth, you need to rethink. For having perfect bone health and density involves more than taking a single mineral supplement. An important additional component for bone density and heart health is Vitamin K2.
So for this blog post, I accepted sample of a vitamin K2 supplement as MK-7 by Zenith Nutrition brand. The supplement contains the patented MK-7(Menaquin Gold) as a superior bio-active form of vitamin K2. Continue reading
If your regular workout program has become a bit boring, it’s time to spice things up. There are many ways you can lose weight and have fun during the process. Choose the ones you like best and start incorporating them in your daily workout plan. Continue reading
When you think of getting into shape, the pool probably isn’t the first thing that comes to your mind (that honor probably goes to the gym). But just stop and think for a second – have you ever seen professional swimmers? They are all very lean and well-sculpted people. Let’s focus more on the details, see what makes this activity so special, what it has in store for you and how to perform the exercise to maximize the weight loss. Continue reading
It requires no further mention here on the blog that heart health is a subject, which remains close to my heart. After losing my mom to heart disease, I decided to take on the formidable foe with the same passion and dedication with which I care for my family or work on my blog.
As women, it goes without saying that taking care of our family, home and work-life is something that tops our list of priorities. But one thing that we most women often tend to ignore or take for granted is our own health!
And even when we do take care of ourselves, we are more inclined to tending to our outward appearance or boosting our energy levels, so we can look and feel like a superwoman. We aren’t too concerned about heart disease because somewhere in our minds we nourish this false belief that heart attack is something that only happens to men or older people! Continue reading
Do you ever have trouble turning your brain off at bedtime? Do you ever lie down in bed intending to sleep but your mind is working on a zillion things – the family, future, work, and the bills! Have you ever found yourself awake at 3:00 a.m. and then finding it impossible to get back to sleep?
If your answer is yes, to any of these above scenarios, you may my dear girl, have insomnia!
But as much as it might seem to you that you’re the only one in the world not getting sound sleep, you’ll be surprised to know that more than 30% of the population suffers from some kind of insomnia or sleep disorder.
So what do you do, when the ‘zzzs’ elude you? Pop a sleeping pill?
While, sleeping pills do offer an easy and quick solution, they come with a long list of consequences or side effects. And convincing yourself that this is only a temporary phase and you’ll soon return to normal is not going to help either.
So what can you do to get better sleep? Continue reading
You’ve probably heard all your life that you have to drink a lot of water. It’s true, water is very important to our bodies. The human body is around 60% water and a drop of a mere 2% is enough to cause symptoms of dehydration. You probably know all the signs already – dizziness, dry mouth and dry skin. In extreme cases, it might even lead to fainting and organ damage! Continue reading
As women we spend a small fortune every year on anti aging creams, fairness serums, and moisturizing lotions promising us younger, fairer looking glowing skin. But do you know, there’s a whole range of oral antioxidants and dietary health supplements in the market that can do just that?
Yes, unlike topical creams and potions, these super antioxidants and health food supplements are meant to be taken orally with your meals as part of your daily diet. Thus, proving the age-old mantra that what you put on your plate is as important as what you put on your skin. Continue reading
Forty-eight Kgs in weight and a mother of two, I’m often asked about my diet and fitness secrets. While, I’m not an expert in nutrition or a weight-loss guru by any means, and I do keep falling off the wagon myself with my own efforts, I still thought of sharing my fitness tips and tricks with you. For who knows, who might find information here helpful and realize her own weight-loss goals.
So here are my 8 best fitness tips and tricks to help you stay motivated and be in ‘fitting’ shape anytime, all the time. Continue reading
If you’re busy putting creams and serums on your skin in a bid to look younger and fairer, here is an interesting piece of information that might change your beauty routine.
It’s glutathione, a highly powerful antioxidant naturally created and found within our body cells! Continue reading