Zealth — Weight loss

CRASH DIETS- Desirable or not!!

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CRASH DIETS- Desirable or not!!

By Akshata Kamath A recent trend has been set on instant weight loss regime. With a plunging body image people are explicitly looking out for quick weight loss diets online. The concept of balanced diet has become a blind spot due to this. Crash diets may help individuals lose weight but are short lived. What one needs to understand is that loss of weight due to crash diets might not only be due to loss of fat in the body but can also be due to breakdown of muscles. Instead of increasing the metabolic rate one may contrarily lower it...

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Flax and Flab - The Connection

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Flax and Flab - The Connection

By Kavya DS   Flaxseeds have been consumed for at least 6,000 years, making them one of the world’s first cultivated foods. Flaxseeds contain anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids (although not the same type as that of fish) along with antioxidant substances called lignans that help promote hormonal balance in addition to several other benefits of flaxseed. Flaxseeds, sometimes called linseeds, are small, brown, tan or golden-colored seeds. In fact, linseed or “flax seed” are different names for the same seed. Flaxseeds are a great source of dietary fiber; minerals like manganese, thiamine and magnesium; and plant-based protein. Helps Lower Cholesterol...

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