Weight loss in Hypothriodism

Sometimes clients with thyroid faces a weight loss issues it might be frustrating ,goal should be to discourage any food plan that creates a fear of food, sends mixed messages about what constitutes a healthy diet or is so restrictive that it leads to disordered behavior,frustration and stress. Stress-Under stress, your body releases the hormone

COLOURS IN DIET ALWAYS COUNT

IT’S YOUR DIET THAT COUNTS- Today sometimes we are stressed out with so many articles coming out everyday ,with so many new superfoods in market. So many changes in dietary recommendations everyday may be stressful, but we have to understand diversity in diet is very important . I know with busy life putting up meals… Continue reading COLOURS IN DIET ALWAYS COUNT

MENOPAUSE

MENOPAUSE – Ageing and menopause goes hand in hand ,sometimes womens neglect their health many times with sedentary lifestyle,emotional stress,depression, inappropriate diet,which makes matter worse sometimes. Drops in estrogen levels can trigger mood swings, hot flashes, weight gain, sleep loss or fatigue, if we neglect taking care of our body through diet and exercise we

CARBS AND PROTEIN IN POST WORKOUT

IMPORTANCE OF PROTEIN ALONG WITH CARBS IN POST WORKOUT-High-protein diets—and their promises of muscle gain, weight loss and improved health—appeal to athletes,body builders,sports people etc etc The goal of post-exercise fueling is to replace muscle glycogen and begin regenerating muscle tissue. Adequate carbohydrate and protein feeding ,post-exercise helps restore glycogen and protein stores, respectively. However,

IMPORTANCE OF PROTEIN

Protein– protein is one of the important macronutrients along with carbohydrates and fat. 1gm protein provides 4 calories. Proteins are composed of long chains of amino acids. Proteins form the major structural components of muscles,brain,skin and hair. The important macronutrient serves as the transport mechanism for iron,vitamins,mineral,fats in the body. RECOMMENDATION-For adults the recommended daily

SUPERFOOD- CHIA SEEDS

Chia Seeds has hit the supermarket and health food stores big time, everyone talk about Health benefit of chia seeds.

WHAT ARE CHIA SEEDS- These tiny little black seeds are loaded with fibre,PUFA( polyunsaturated fatty acids ( omega-3),protein( essential amino acids),and other minerals.

WEIGHT LOSS- When it comes to weight loss there has been many studies done which has has shown chia seeds itself doesn’t aid in any weight loss, then why is chia seeds overrated when it comes to weight loss ??? Only practical reasons i was able to relate are following-

  1. When we start with any weight loss diet ,we start with controlling overall total daily calories. Do exercise in some form and start including superfoods like chia seeds,flax seeds. And when we see results after few months ,we give credits to superfoods which is not true completely.
  2. Second when we take chia seeds with a glass of water they keeps us full ,this helps to avoid overeating, which directly link to consuming less calories and people may link it to weight loss.

REAL BENEFITS-

1)chia are high in soluble fibre,soluble fiber is the type that absorbs liquid and forms a gel—and this can help slow the absorption of sugar keeping glucose level in control and its soluble fiber helps in absorbing cholesterol from foods.

2) Chia seeds are rich source of omega 3( ALA) which means they may help in improving lipid profile. But humans are not good in absorbing ALA easily, the omega-3 fatty acids in chia seeds (ALA) are not nearly as potent as those found in fish or fish oil (EPA and DHA) so its still controversial.

BE SMART- I prefer chia seeds  in my daily diet because Chia seeds along with flaxseeds are among the best plant-based sources of omega-3 fatty acids, very rich in fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and protein. which have numerous benefits for health. But when it comes to weight loss don’t consider it as a miracle food in losing weight.

 

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SOURCE- ACE fitness nutrition manual.