The heart wants what it wants - goes the famous adage by Emily Dickinson. And it also wants a longer, healthier life. Healthy food can reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases in the body. It is important to eat the right amount of fruits and vegetables which are rich in nutrients to keep your heart healthy. Remember, your heart will thank you later for this. “While heart health is often associated with low-fat foods, this trend of low fat and fat-free has been one of the biggest contributors to the worsening of heart health globally. It is important to remember that heart health depends on a balance of healthy fats and cholesterol. High-density lipoprotein (HDL) or good cholesterol balances and reduces low-density lipoprotein ( LDL) or unhealthy cholesterol. Removing all fat and cholesterol from the diet gives a chance for the LDL to rise as it can be manufactured in the body even from your carbs or sugars,” suggests nutritionist Shikha Mahajan. … [Read more...] about Food that will keep your heart in pink of health
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With little regulation around it, ‘clean’ in the personal care industry is open to interpretation. In India, there are hardly any certifying authorities nor guidelines to keep the industry in check. Without this, there is no way of knowing which products are following protocols despite mnemonics of cruelty-free, vegan or fair-trade printed on packaging. “Consumers have to take responsibility to research before spending because there’s no way to confirm product claims even with traditional brands,” says Mamta Mody, beauty and health director, Elle India. She gives the example of a popular soap brand that claims to contain 1/4th moisturiser. “How do we confirm that?” she asks. As a beauty journalist she can only write an email or have a conversation with the brand or formulator; “the rest is based on trust and individual experience.” … [Read more...] about Going overboard with clean living?