Neha Ghosh Fitness writer

4 Surprising Tips For Getting Flat Abs.

You’ve got it down. You stopped crunching and drinking beer, and you started interval training and doing planks—and maybe you even tossed in some yoga and Pilates. You’ve almost completely shed that pesky layer of fat that was hiding the six-pack you always knew was there, and now it’s time for the finishing touches. Subtle […]

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Can High Heels Trigger Migraines?

Sarah Palin managed to campaign as a vice presidential candidate in Naughty Monkey heels, but don’t expect presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann to do the same. Bachmann, reports The Daily Caller website, suffers from migraine headaches, and has told staffers that wearing high heels seems to trigger the attacks. According to one of her advisors, The […]

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Eat Like A Yogi.

Go on. No one’s looking. Just take a quick peek inside the kitchen of Ayurvedic educator and yoga teacher Scott Blossom’s Berkeley, California, home. In the pantry you’ll find ghee and sunflower-seed butter, plus dozens of herbs, spices, and teas. In the fridge, bundles of kale, carrots, and beets. On the counters, jars of homemade […]

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How Tastes Affect Liver Health.

As people learn to manage liver disease, it becomes increasingly apparent that the everyday choices we make impact the health of our liver. Nowhere is this more relevant than in deciding what food we eat. Dependant upon our needs, awareness and item availability, there are many levels of food evaluation. While there are many dietary […]

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Have You Tried The Paleo Diet Yet?

The biggest buzz on the fad-diet front is the Paleo diet: Its name is derived from the word “Paleolithic” as a throwback to the Stone Age. Before super-sized chain store supermarkets and Starbucks were on every street corner, hunters and gatherers survived by eating wild plants and animals. The modern Paleo diet maintains the basic hunter-gatherer […]

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Healthy Recipe: Simple Goan Chicken Curry.

This mild Indian-style dish is spicy rather than hot and relatively low-fat. Marinate the chicken slowly for more flavour. Ingredients 4 large skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp yellow or brown mustard seeds 1 large onion, sliced 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced 1x400ml can coconut milk salt For the […]

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No More Cake After Menopause? Why Cutting Out Dessert Is More Effective Than Cutting Calories For Older Women.

Post-menopausal women face a natural decline in energy levels which makes it harder to shed weight Eating fruit and vegetables helps with weight-loss long-term. Losing weight can be especially tricky for post-menopausal women as they face a natural decline in energy levels. Simply reducing the number of calories consumed has poor long-term results as dieters […]

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