Eating Uncooked Oatmeal Vs Cooked Oatmeal

Cooking as we know has been the essense of food prepration as it enables richer blending of ingredients and brings in much needed taste to it. However research conducted in last few decades has shown the ill effects of cooking on nutritional value of the food we eat. Cooking alters the structure of the ingredients and hence in most cases reduce its nutritious value. In the same lines, there is lot of curiosity out there to know the benefits of uncooked oatmeal as oppose to cooked oatmeal and this article explores the same (and why not know the comprehensive benefits of […]

Health Benefits Of Oatmeal Nutrition for Weight Loss

Given the success of oatmeal (which is porridge made of oats) it is a no brainer inclusion into our daily diet (the best benefit of oatmeal is derived when it is had as a breakfast regularly). However there are different versions of story around how healthy oatmeal is and hence there are quite a number of people asking this question – “is Oatmeal Healthy”? Well, if you are after a quick one line answer then I would say “Yes, It surely is”. However, if you are after details as why oatmeal is healthy and what are the actual benefits then […]

Popcorn Nutritional Value

Popcorn is one of the most famous snacks all over the world. It is almost a "must have" in all shopping malls and cinema multiplexes. It is very tasty and has a great flavour which drag us towards it instantly. Given its done in a constrained manner, Popcorn is one of our recommended healthy snacks for any occasion. Why? Read on to know popcorn nutritional value.   Popcorn Nutritional Value Popcorn is a healthy wholegrain food and hence it is ideal for snacking between well timed balanced meals. It is generally filling in nature and has energy enhancing carbohydrates. In […]

Why and how to become a Vegetarian?

Below 3 videos should give more reasons and ideas than a big 1000 words article on why and how to become a vegetarian.     #1. 30 Reasons to Go Vegetarian There are numerous reasons to go vegetarian but listing them in order of importance is key. This video does exactly that – lists a number of reasons most of which are related to your health. Some of the visuals might be disturbing, so do take care (but then this might just be what is needed to inspire/force one to go vegetarian).     #2. Get connected, go Green If […]

Work out BMI (Body Mass Index)

This article gives a brief about Body Mass Index (BMI), why you need to know it and best websites where you can work out BMI. What is BMI? Weight of a person alone cannot determine if the person is overweight or not. It has to be considered in relation to his/her body size, percentage of body fat and so on. Body Mass Index (BMI) is one such simple index or a calculated number which gives an idea of person’s weight with respect to his height.  Body Mass Index is not the most accurate indicator by any means as it doesn’t […]

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)

When we go travelling we automatically do something very naturally. To access where we want to go we always start from where we are and then think about our best ways to get to our destinations and how much effort and time it requires. This applies to weight loss efforts as well but seldom most of us follow. For us to lose weight we need to know and understand situation of our body, what is its current energy requirement and then we can choose the correct attainable destination (read ideal weight) and also the best way to get there. The […]

Ragi Malt (Salty Hot)

Ragi Malt can be made sweet or salty (and hot). The sweet version is the most common version of Ragi Malt and click here to know how to make them. Salt version is slighly new and its not something I have come across but it does come out to be very tasty. This article details out step by step process to make this newer version of Ragi Malt. Ragi Malt is famously known as poor man's health drink due to its nutritious value and affordability. It is also a very easy-to-make drink which is very filling in nature. For those […]