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Eating Healthy when Travelling

Do you spend countless hours in an Airport waiting for your flight? Or get stuck in a meetings, mostly very late meetings? Or sometimes the Hotel you stay at serve breakfast loaded with high calorie food choices? 
You have come to the right place.
Few tips to eat healthy when you're travelling. :

1. PACK AHEAD Pack small nutrition bars, meal replacement powders, nuts, trail mix, granola and fat & salt free pretzels. They are nutritious and act as a great snack when you're on plane. This may help to keep your weight in check and also provide your body with the fat and energy it requires. 
2. CHOOSE YOUR DRINKS When you're travelling you might be offered a variety of drinks. Diet Soda, Sugar sweetened beverages and Fresh squeezed juices only increase the sugar cravings. Choose water, Coffee or Tea in order to wet your palate and it helps you to be alert. Keep it plain and simple in order to boost your overall health.
3. SNACKING Sometimes you might start stuffing yourself with c…

Adding Fiber to Diet

Dietary Fiber fills you up from inside and gives you satisfaction and doesn't fill you from outside! Everyone in my family have food rich in fiber. Indians have more of Fiber than Americans. This nutrient can help lower cholesterol, prevent constipation and improve digestion. Most whole grains are rich in Fiber.
1. Start with your breakfast. Look for whole grain cereals or oatmeal. Add few fruits and nuts. 
2. Have fruits rich in Fiber. Large Asian pear, Raspberries, Blackberries, Bananas, Blueberries, Pears, Apples are some of the best choices of high fiber. 
3. Add whole grains into your lunch. Whole wheat add more fiber to your diet.
 4. Eat your vegetables. High fiber veggies include Artichoke hearts, Green peas, Spinach, Corn, Broccoli and Potatoes. You can add them to your omelets, sandwiches, pastas, pizzas, salad and soup.
5. When you have a busy schedule you can have dried fruits. They are rich in fiber, help in bowl movement and prevent constipation. Prunes (Helps in digestio…

Coffee Helps Fight Cancer

This article is based on researches.

Coffee helps to fight some cancers. Plus caffeine has nothing to do with it! 

Coffee vs. Prostate Cancer:Prostate cancer is a cancer that starts in the prostate gland. It affects many men around the world.  Coffee vs. Endometrial Cancer: Endometrial cancer is a form of cancer that attacks the womb. It’s a very serious form of cancer and affects a little over 46,000 women per year. Endometrial cancer begins in the cells of your uterus that release fluid and mucus.  However, there is a very lethal type of prostate cancer which can spread to your bones or may even kill you. Its nothing to be taken lightly, and can be very deadly. Consumption of coffee may have tremendous effects on this dangerous form of cancer. Men that drank coffee the most, equaling 6 or more cups a day may reduce their risk of developing any type of prostate cancer. And on this very lethal form: the more coffee you drink the better. You may reduce your risk by 20%! Men who drink 1-3 cu…