Home-made Meal Replacement Bar

Meal replacement powders, also known as MRPs are nutritionally complete foods. Meal replacements can be found as powders or even as bar forms. These meal replacers contain a specific blend of protein, carbohydrates and fat alongside vitamins, minerals and any other foods added as fortification to the product. These are packed in such a balanced and nutritionally dense manner that meal replacements can be a great go-to for breakfast or lunch or a quick but filling snack or simply when you are in a rush.

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Acid Reflux? Food to Include & Avoid in your Diet

Acid reflux occurs when there is backflow of acid from the stomach into the esophagus. The esophagus is the tube carrying food from the throat to the stomach. The lower esophagus has a specialized muscle also known as a sphincter that prevents the backflow of food from stomach into the esophagus, under normal conditions. It is when this muscle weakens; it causes the acid from the stomach to splash back into the esophagus leading to symptoms like heart burn, discomfort in the chest and sometimes shortness of breath too. This is generally known as GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease.

There are a number of factors that cause GERD, including foods. Here is a list of all the foods you need to avoid and can take in case GERD.

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Soy- Healthy or Unhealthy? 3 Things you must know


When it comes to controversial foods, Soy or soy protein is usually in the list. For some it appears to be a wondrous super food while for some it may be nearly fatal. The debate over how beneficial or not soy has been all along has led to the founding of several studies that have observed the effects of soy under various conditions, based on which this article will shed the light on 3 major findings.

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PCOS & Pregnancy – Can you improve Fertility with Diet?

PCOS may be one of the most challenging female health issues of current times, perhaps the most common and widespread endocrinal complications in women of child-bearing age. It is characterized by an imbalance in the hormones. When it comes to the diet, the food factor becomes an important topic because whether it is keeping the hormones under control or its lack thereof, it all depends on the food we eat.

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Expert Guide to Folic Acid – Benefits, Dosage & All you need to know

Folate, also known as vitamin B9 is found naturally occurring in foods. Folic acid is something that is synthetically produced and found to be present in supplements or in foods that are fortified. Folate usually used to describe both the versions. Being water soluble, folate is quick to dissolve in water in the body and on ingestion, apart from the portion that is absorbed into the body; the rest is passed out through urine. Therefore, the body constantly needs refilling of folate stores.

Why do you need Folate?

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5 Weight Loss Exercises That You Can Do at Home

Whether you are someone whose work is based out of a home setting or if you are someone who finds it difficult to squeeze in some workout time due to hectic schedules or if it is not possible to hit the gym because the weather is getting in the way- there is no need to fret. You can still workout and lose weight just as efficiently as you would in a gym, at your home.

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