The skinny on fat

For years, we were told to decrease our intake of fat because fat increased cholesterol levels, which would increase the risk of a heart attack. As a result, we saw the boom of the “fat-free” movement, and fat-free products flooded the market shelves. People shunned ghee, Read More

Understanding emotional eating

Our bodies respond to the way we feel.  When you are stressed out, anxious or upset, your body tries to cover up these negative emotions by trying to fill in the emptiness that you feel within. Thus you often turn to food for comfort. Read More

Goa’s bounty: Musk Melon (Cucumis melo)

Musk melon is a delicious fruit available in India throughout the year. In Goa, musk melons, locally called chibad, are abundant in the rainy season. When over ripe it gives a musky flavour and hence the name musk melon. Read More

Delightful recipe: Chibdahashale/Musk melon sweet dish

Chibdahasale, is a traditional Goan sweet dish prepared with musk melon. Read More

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You should lift weights quickly to increase the burn.

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Fact or fiction?
Gluten is bad for me, going gluten free is the best way to lose weight

FICTION: Gluten is bad for me and going gluten free is the best way to lose weight and stay healthy.

Spice highlight –
Pepper corns

Locally known as “Kali Miri” HEALTH BENEFITS Black pepper corn is a common spice used in Goa. Black pepper is known

Exercise of the month –
Lateral resistance band walk

Target Body Part: Glutes and outer thighs Equipment Needed: Resistance Band Step 1: Place a 20 inch band around your