healthy diet

Beyoncé reveals her restrictive diet in a new documentary

Just recently, singer Beyoncé released a Netflix documentary called Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé, which outlined the creative processes and rigorous preparations behind her 2018 Coachella performance. The documentary featured a rather restrictive diet that she went through as part of her prep for the show. In it, she cut out bread, carbs, sugar, dairy, meat, fish, and alcohol. Ever since this piece of news has hit the net, netizens are vacillating between being concerned about her health and wellbeing, and questioning their own willpower, or the lack of it, in comparison to what she has pulled off.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo: The fitness freak no one can beat!

There is one thing Cristiano Ronaldo is famous for other than being one of the best players in the world and winning several titles to his name – being a fitness freak! Who else would make headlines for removing Coca-Cola bottles with international spectators watching? Cristiano Ronaldo’s journey in football is well-known, but in the process, he has also garnered a lot of attention for being a fitness enthusiast. Albeit he has been training for football since a young age, has he always pushed himself to reach peak fitness? How did he get here?

October 26, 2022
October 26, 2022

Beyoncé reveals her restrictive diet in a new documentary

Just recently, singer Beyoncé released a Netflix documentary called Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé, which outlined the creative processes and rigorous preparations behind her 2018 Coachella performance. The documentary featured a rather restrictive diet that she went through as part of her prep for the show. In it, she cut out bread, carbs, sugar, dairy, meat, fish, and alcohol. Ever since this piece of news has hit the net, netizens are vacillating between being concerned about her health and wellbeing, and questioning their own willpower, or the lack of it, in comparison to what she has pulled off.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Healthy diet for healthy bodies

Consuming a balanced diet throughout one's life helps to prevent malnutrition in all of its manifestations, as well as a variety of diseases, illnesses, and other health problems. However, increased processed food production, rising urbanisation, and changing lifestyles have resulted in a shift in dietary trends.

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

Where functionality and health coincide

It is no secret that an average urbanite struggles to maintain a healthy balance in their food intake. Deadlines, late dinners, and the pressure of being punctual and performing at an optimum level have always been at the top of our priorities. Such a lifestyle eventually leads to health-related issues in the long run. However, it can be minimised if we become conscious of what food we intake on a daily basis.

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

A guide to healthy food habits for your children

World Food Day is observed to highlight the importance of an inclusive society where everyone, including children, must not be left behind when it comes to food security. In line with this theme, we need to make sure our children are growing up healthy and have access to nutritious foods, whether at home or school.

October 10, 2022
October 10, 2022

Healthy lunch ideas for work

Office lunches are a chore, the novelty of the canteen food dies down when you have the same insipid chicken curry and beef tehari every day. There is no getting around it, and packing your own lunch is the only way to stay on track with your health goals. You can also opt for ready-to-eat box meals, which are now available in Dhaka, but it is preferable if you can pack simple lunches for work. You need a well-balanced meal even for lunch, and it should include lean protein, fibre-rich carbohydrates and vegetables, and healthy fats. Try these simple recipes for next week’s work lunches.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Light vegetable recipes for summer

It’s that time of the year again when the temperature is at a constant high and the sun is blazing, showing off its tenacity in full glory. At times like these, we often crave for cold delicacies and ditch the regular ones. However, it is more important now than ever to get our daily intake of nutrition. While meat during this time can feel heavy and leave us with an overwhelming feeling, summer vegetables will leave us with a lighter feeling and yet a satisfied tummy.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Ways to shed pounds after 40

It might be difficult to lose weight after the age of 40. Slowing metabolism and a decrease in daily physical activity can lead to weight gain if these biological changes are not matched with a corresponding reduction in dietary calories. Still, shedding pounds after age 40 is not a hopeless endeavour. Here are a few ways to tackle mid-life weight loss.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Organic Functional Food for a Better Health

Food cultivated through organic farming can be regarded as organic food. When the cultivation process is done naturally, including no artificial substances and avoiding the use of fertilizers, pesticides, and other chemical components, it is considered organic farming.

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

5 healthy, delicious alternatives to your favourite junk foods

Junk foods gives us the satisfying feeling of consuming something instantly delicious, while healthy foods make us dread to have something bland and unappealing. But what if that was not the case and we could have healthy foods that satisfy our cravings?