When 35-year-old Surya Gaur was diagnosed with pre-diabetes and hypertension, he knew he had to change the way he was living his life. On top of that list was getting back in shape and reducing all the extra kilos. A teacher by profession, Surya chose the mantra he often taught his students i.e. persistence is the key to success. The journey did test his determination and will power, but he certainly came out as a winner! Here is his immensely inspiring weight loss journey. Name: Surya Gaur Occupation: Teacher Age: 35 years Height: 5 feet 7 inches City: New Delhi Highest weight recorded: 90 kgs Weight lost:18 kgs Duration it took me to lose weight: 8 months The turning point: A lot of people don’t realise that more than the weight itself, it is all the lifestyle diseases that haunt someone who is overweight. I was in my 30s when I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes and hypertension. I realised that I must be doing something really wrong that my health is in such poor … [Read more...] about Weight loss story: This teacher lost 18 kilos in just 8 months by brisk walking every day!
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» Exercise: As going out is not possible during lockdown, lethargy could set in. However, one can exercise at home. People living in independent houses can stroll on the premises and others can climb and descend stairs. Young people have to exercise at least 45 minutes while elders can spend up to 30 minutes, depending on their health. … [Read more...] about Follow these healthy habits to boost immunity and check COVID-19
Some videos that were reportedly censored featured serious subjects such as military movements, natural disasters, “defamed civil servants” and material threatening to national security. But other kiboshed videos were ones showing more innocuous images related to “fat” people, run-down houses, “rural poverty, slums, beer bellies and crooked smiles.” … [Read more...] about TikTok buried videos of ugly, poor, obese and disabled users
Another Lenten delicacy that sat higgledy-piggledy atop each other on our dining table was the sweet-savoury steamed rice cake called sanna. Mum was not very well-versed in the art of making sannas, so we would always (and still) rely on the skills of Rosy Aunty for what was practically our quotidian Lenten supply. … [Read more...] about Sanna, idli’s festive cousin
A favourite among people trying to lose weight is the ketogenic diet which limits the intake of carbohydrates and concentrates on increasing intake of fats (mostly) and proteins. Like with all kinds of diet, the results begin to show only after a few months of diligent practice of the diet. It is mostly during this time that people often lose steam and begin cheating their diet. It is the same with the keto diet. Even though it might seem difficult and frustrating in the beginning, these five hacks might help you get through the initial phases of the diet and see more satisfactory results faster. These tips will also help you maintain your weight loss journey as you go ahead with your diet. Create a keto environment Preparation is the key to success in everything you do. The same is with your diet. Creating a suitable environment for your diet will help you stick to it for longer. There is always a war between your emotional brain and your rational brain, especially when you are … [Read more...] about 5 tips to actually make your keto diet work