Which we have the food industry to thank for

I never had a sweet tooth, but I was still addicted to sugar. Yes, you read that right. The sugar I was addicted to didn’t look like doughnuts, cookies, pastries, candies, and cakes, but it looked more like pasta, bread, cornflakes, nachos, and potato chips. Being a university student, I always leaned towards buying food that was easily affordable but not the healthiest. Even though I would look for “high in protein” or “low sugar,” I realized it was just a trick the food manufacturers used to get more of their products sold.

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When I had that revelation, I decided…

and how to eliminate it

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A survey found that 50% of teenagers who use social media were embarrassed to post pictures of them with acne. About 1 in 3 teens said social media increases their anxiety about their acne, and would you believe that 34% of teens with acne avoided video chatting.

Genetics and hormones play a role in acne; our environment and lifestyle habits have a considerable say in handling our acne.

Junk In, Junk Out

If you’re working toward more radiant and glowing skin, you might be surprised to know that the answer lies more in your digestive tract rather than on how much you’re spending on…

Importance of a balanced nutrient intake

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Plant-based is actually a way of eating that focuses on getting the majority of our energy from nutrient-dense plant sources of food.

Including more plant-based foods in your diet will naturally result in an increase of nutrient-dense foods, also encouraging food variety, which can improve general health and wellbeing, gut health, weight management and decrease your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some cancers.

Vegan and plant-based diets are becoming increasingly popular among health and environmental-conscious individuals and athletes alike. Those who are considering switching to a more plant-based diet are often concerned around achieving sufficient nutrient intake.

What to avoid and what to consume

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Let’s think about this for a second. What do you do when you’re stressed? Do you turn to food? What food do you turn to?

Isn’t chocolate just more delicious when you are sad or stressed? Maybe it’s cookies, especially with milk? Or perhaps just some pasta? And isn’t ice cream just our go-to while crying over exes?

Let’s also not forget our lingering friend — alcohol. Or do we pop some antidepressants?

What all these have in common are carbohydrates and not the right kind. Antidepressants, on the other hand, tend to make you crave carbohydrates.

What these carbs…

For good health and longevity

According to an archaeological dig, researchers found that nuts have been a major part of man’s diet from 780,000 years ago. Nuts have been a reliable food source throughout history, from ancient civilisations to royal families to peasants to grocery shoppers today.

Nuts are a great snack. Just little quantities of nuts can increase your macro and micros intake per day. They are healthy and extremely versatile too.

Nuts began to get a bad reputation because of the amount of fat they contain, and since the “low-fat” diet was trending. …

Kick Start Your Journey

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You’ve heard about and even thought about trying out this plant-based, but never figured out where to start.

Athletes like Lewis Hamilton to celebrities like Joaquin Phoenix and Ariana Grande are among the many who have transitioned to a plant-based diet, for multiple reasons from health to being sympathetic to animals.

Numerous research has been conducted to prove the multiple benefits of eliminating animal products from your diet. Being human, it can be hard to make changes and life is already pretty busy to start and things can get pretty overwhelming.

Here are 5 extremely easy to steps to kick-start…

Educate Yourself or Jump On A Bandwagon

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Being plant-based is more than a diet. It’s about having a deep understanding of what we consume. If one is keen on making a change that provides benefits to one’s health, curb the torture of sentient beings and truly gives a damn about climate change.

Allowing yourself to unlearn what you’ve been taught all your life about animal products and refusing our ego to be wrapped in an ideology so much that we can accept undeniable logical facts that are present to us.

A plant-based way of living has been successfully proved to be linked to better gut health, smoother…

You really need to care

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Why we need to sleep

There is no doubt that sleep is a vital function when it comes to maintaining optimal health and wellbeing of a person. Sleep is needed. We don’t usually embrace the necessity of a good nights sleep because it’s a normal, mundane thing, like brushing our teeth.

When you’ve had a long day at the office or worked out extra hard at the gym, sleep is a way our body tells us it needs to rest and recharge. Sleep is our superpower. …

Take a step in the right direction this holiday season

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It’s the time of the year, where family and friends get together to celebrate each other, show love and give thanks for the past year, it seems like such a contradiction when this is done by killing an innocent being and stuffing it with mashed potatoes. All while historians were still in a dilemma about whether the turkey was the meat served at the First Thanksgiving.

Each year 245 million turkeys are killed in the US alone, with 46 million just killed on Thanksgiving only. …

And how you can incorporate them into your meals

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The rise of a plant-based lifestyle has been unstoppable. Whether it's for climate change or animal welfare or personal benefits, the plant-based lifestyle is here to stay. With several people transforming, an occurring question has always been: “but where do you get your protein from?”

Why does our body need protein?

Proteins are made up of amino acids and these are the building blocks of life. …

Vishva Dave

Curating my fascination about the human body. Holistic management.

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