Bottle gourd or Lauki is rich in iron and vitamin B and C. It also has lots of antioxidants that promote overall health. The high sodium and potassium content in bottle gourd makes it excellent for people with high blood pressure and hypertension
egarded as one of the healthiest vegetables, bottle gourd also known as lauki or doodhi in India is a powerhouse of nutrients and health benefits.
Bottle gourd is a cucurbitaceous veggie that falls along with other gourds and melons and is a running and climbing vine. It is harvested young which has light green smooth skin and white inner flesh.
Summer is here & so is the COVID-19. But what exactly does this mean? Looking at current weather & current situation, all we need is something hydrating & which can help boost our immunity. Summers bring with them lots of seasonal fruits which are not just tasty but healthy too. And surprisingly, melon is the answer. With high water content and a punch of Vitamin A & C, the melon is rich in fiber & has almost no fat. Absolutely !! Melons are not just refreshing but have plenty of health benefits to offer. So, I made a smoothie of […]
his easy Watermelon Slush, also known as the brain freezer is wonderfully refreshing on a hot summer day. Ice cold, refreshing, and bursting with watermelon flavor. That’s this cool recipe in a nutshell.
Meaning of the pose Anantasana is one of the depiction poses for Lord Vishnu, also sometimes referred to as – Sleeping Vishnu pose or side-reclining leg lift pose. Anant, apart from being the name of Lord Vishnu, also means limitless or infinite. It is one of the common practice routines in yoga. Top 7 benefits of performing Anantasana Anantasana concentrates on hips and thigh portions. Effective exercise helps in fat loss from the region. It helps in providing more flexibility to your middle/lower body. The stretch to your abdomens is the unusual one. It helps to remove soreness from the […]
Introduction According to Hindu mythology, Anjaneyasana is said to have strong relevance to the Hindu god Hanuman. You can often find sculptures, paintings, depictions or portraits of lord Hanuman in this pose. Also, Anjani was the name of the mother of Lord Hanuman. Anjaneyasana or the crescent moon pose or low lunge pose is one of the most commonly practiced poses in yoga. It helps you maintain balance, stability and focus in your body. Apart from it, also engages your core, hips, and quadriceps together. There are five sheaths or kosas which together constitute our body. Anjaneyasana targets the mind […]
Introduction Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation has an element of spiritual processes. Like, when we say Surya (or Sun), we are talking about the basic powerhouse of this planet. Everything on this earth is powered by the sun. You may argue, the electricity is man-made but the truth is the basic elements like carbon and others are the consequence of the sun itself in a way or the other. It is probably the most eminent and the most salubrious exercise routine a human can perform. When you compare this with other conventional exercises like aerobics, weight lifting, walking, jogging, and […]
Reverse Diet If you are reading this, then I assume, you might now know the gurumantra (the doctrine) of burning fat – Calorie deficit. Now let’s assume you are on a standard diet, with a calorie defecit than your TEE (Total Energy expenditure) and you seem to get results. Hurray. A month passed by. You getting shredded. Proud of yourself. Few more days pass by, your body shows results. Confidence is surging. Suddenly you hit a plateau. You have just hit a wall. No fat loss seems to occur after a stage, even though your food is on track, your […]
Yes finally, we are talking money. The most vital part of bodybuilding is here guys. Get your notes out and jot down the diet that suits your body structure and goal. Presenting you the top 5 basic types of diet. Lean Mass Calculation Before the diet, let’s just revise the body calculation concepts- BMR is your rest metabolism, while TCE is the total calorie/energy expenditure. You calculate your BMR using your body weight. This body weight is mostly your full body mass, while sometimes it is also your lean body mass which is different from full body […]
There’s no substitute to the hard work. You have to put it in if you are to achieve a desired result. But a hard work in a well informed and efficient way can definitely make your progress and process much fruitful. The last few blogs have been upon the knowledge of the diet science, the macronutrients and the metabolism. In this blog we are going to extend that knowledge in a more practical way. No more of those abstract talks, let’s get down to the practicals. Let’s have our body calculations. To start with, you ought to know about your […]