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4 Hidden Signs and Symptoms of Vitamin E Deficiency

Let us first begin by asking what exactly do we mean when we say a particular vitamin is deficient in our body? What does a vitamin consist of? How do we need vitamins and in what form should they be consumed? Firstly, Vitamins are nutrients or organic compounds needed by the body in order to ensure effective growth of the individual. These cannot be produced or synthesized by the body alone and must be consumed as part of daily nutrition or sustenance. Therefore, it is up to us to ensure…

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Yoga Can Help Fight Back Pain: 4 Effective Poses You Must Try

Back pain can be caused by simplest of things. One of the most common reasons would certainly include sitting all day long with minimal physical activity. Wrong sitting posture, excessive driving, wrong sleeping posture or just an old injury resurfacing can be few factors contributing to that nagging back pain. In some cases skeletal imbalance or morbid obesity are also to blame. “The muscles between your shoulder blades, the Rhomboid and Trapezius muscles, work hard to keep your head straight in line with the centre of gravity.  When these are…

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4 Ridiculously Easy Diet Changes to Help Kickstart Your Weight Loss

If you want to shed some pounds, but you’re not into the idea of a complicated diet with hard-to-remember rules, you’ve come to the right place. These four simple changes will help you lose weight fast, and get you back into your favorite jeans in no time. The best part: there’s no “cleansing” required. Make veggies the star of your meals Time to load up on those vegetables. I’m talking at least one to two cups (a cup is the size of a tennis ball) at each meal, even breakfast. In addition to…

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4 Low-Sugar Food Swaps

Diabetes has become an epidemic, affecting 29 million Americans. But here’s the good news if you’re concerned about your blood glucose: “One of the best ways to stay healthy is to make better food choices,” says Mitchell L. Gaynor, MD, author of The Gene Therapy Plan. Try these trades to lower your blood sugar and pack more protective nutrients into every bite. Breakfast Instead of: Fried egg + bacon + American cheese + bagel Eat this: Scrambled egg whites + onion + tomato + spinach + black beans + sprouted…

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4 Vegetable-Based Desserts for a Healthy Spin

For most of us, life is a constant battle with our sweet tooth. Come winter, and that craving goes up tenfold! What can we do? Here, I offer you healthier alternatives for that evening snack or post-meal nibble. Each of these sweet confections is made with a substantial vegetable element that makes them satisfying, wholesome, and most of all, delicious. These biscuits and brownies are the perfect disguise for carrots, beets, avocado and pumpkin, and you won’t get even a hint of their vegetable taste! We’ll just keep it our…

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4 Gluten Free Resolutions I’ve Made For a Healthy Start

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes New Year Resolutions. This year, I listed a couple of points everyone with Celiac or gluten sensitivity must resolve to do to improve their health, while I do the same. I think the hardest part of having a food allergy isn’t really the issue with the food you can’t eat but the entire social aspect related to food. This is my daily challenge with my own son. Having three kids with different needs and requirements. I know a lot of people…

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