From being a conscientious personality at work to being a selfless homemaker, a woman, no wonder performs every role with an awe-inspiring perfection. Not to forget, she handles all the evens and odds in life with a colossal heart. But in all the responsibility, is health often taken for granted? Dolly Kumar, Founder & Director at GAIA “ Indias fastest growing health and wellness brand “ shares four important tips to follow every day to welcome a healthier and enlivened you.
Fill with ample of Protein & Fibre
For optimum health, include ample of protein and fibre in your diet. Indulge in a platter of protein from lean meat or vegetable protein from various seasonal vegetables like spinach, broccoli, peas, etc. and beans, whole grains, nuts etc. for fibre. Alternately, a bowl of Muesli or Oatmeal every day can change the game for you. Muesli is made with a healthy combination of wheat flakes, corn flakes, rolled oats, etc. It is high in fibre and protein and also rich in anti-oxidants. It aids in weight management and also keeps you fuller for longer. Alternately, you can also indulge in a steaming bowl of oatmeal. Like Muesli, Masala Oats or Oats – Vegetables are rich in dietary fibre and protein. In fact, it is also proven to manage cholesterol levels, maintain healthy body weight and reduce risk of blood sugar and diabetes.
Low Calorie Intake
Replace your high calorie sugar with the 100 per cent natural zero-calorie sugar substitute “ Stevia. Also known as Meethi Tulsi, Stevia is obtained from natural herbs and does not contain artificial sweeteners (like Aspartame). It has absolutely no side effects and very little or no after-taste unlike other extracts. Stevia is also fat free, making it beneficial for diabetics and the weight conscious. Add Stevia to your daily cup of tea, coffee or any drink or dessert and enjoy sweetness without having to worry about those extra calories!
Healthy cholesterol is an essence of a healthy heart. So instead of your regular cooking oil, opt for Extra Light Olive Oil which is ideal for cooking all kinds of cuisines. Olive oil is known to be rich in monosaturated fats that help reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases good cholesterol (HDL) that protects your heart. It also contains anti-oxidants that provide anti-aging benefits and help keep your skin and hair healthy. Extra Light Olive Oil has a subtle flavour and light texture that compliments your every dish perfectly.
A healthy joint performance is an important aspect of your bone health. But do you often overlook those unanticipated joint pains that bother you every so often? Well, fret not, because Glucosamine is here to help you. Glucosamine is a natural compound and an essential component required to maintain and restore healthy joint performance. It helps build new cartilage and protects the existing cartilage. It also helps the body to repair damaged and eroded cartilage while lubricating the joints and stimulating synovial fluid production. Glucosamine aids in getting relief from joint pain and immobility, providing analgesic & anti-inflammatory effect. So pop a capsule or two of Glucosamine every day after meal and steadily restore healthy joint performance.
A very happy Womens Day to you!