Hot flashes making you miserable? A low-fat plant-based diet with a dash of soybeans can help. A new study has found that it reduces moderate-to-severe hot flashes by 84% to fewer than one per day, down from about five, in postmenopausal women. During the 12-week study, … [Read more...] about Plant-based diet including soy eases menopause symptoms: Study
Food & Fitness
From keto to paleo, dietary fads keep changing. But, what doesn’t change is the fact that you have to give your body the right nourishment and exercise. Even if you have to lose weight, a healthy way is to create a sustainable food and fitness plan, rather than follow crash diets or try on a new fitness fad every other month.
At Femoai, we believe that fitness is a lot more than weight loss and diets, and that it shouldn’t be restricted to how our bodies look. It is fundamentally about a healthier lifestyle. Our objective is to share advice from the best nutrition and fitness experts, and help you lead a healthier life.
Sugar is not harmful to the body if taken in a limited amount, but added sugar is just empty calories, and it can increase our risk of central obesity, fatty liver, and other harmful conditions, says nutritionist Akanksha Mishra. She recommends replacing white sugar with … [Read more...] about Is sugar bad for us?
Do we need eight glasses of water a day or does dark chocolate help us lose weight? Nutritionist and dietician Vasundhara Agrawal (consultant with Practo) busts six everyday health and nutrition myths There are numerous misconceptions about health and nutrition that … [Read more...] about Six health and nutrition myths debunked
The immune system defends the body from foreign organisms and pathogens which can make us sick. Different kinds of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin D, iron, zinc, protein, and selenium are essential for our immune system to function properly and fight infection and disease. … [Read more...] about Food and immunity: What should we eat in a day?
Delhi-based nutritionist Dr. Akanksha Mishra talks about the importance of well-balanced diets to boost our immunity, and how we can make regular Indian meals more nutritious. Indian food contains various nutrients necessary for the healthy functioning of the body as … [Read more...] about Diet and immunity: How to make Indian food healthier
Vitamin C helps fight skin aging, sun damage, and helps in collagen formation. These benefits can be achieved by eating Vitamin C rich foods like oranges, kiwis, lemons, broccoli, kale, tomatoes, yellow and green peppers, and sweet potatoes, and from topical application. Have … [Read more...] about Three ways that Vitamin C helps your skin
A lot of people avoid going to the doctor because they don’t want to hear the same spiel about their weight every time. Getting periodic check ups even if you don’t need them immediately can help you build a relationship with the doctor and overcome your embarrassment, especially … [Read more...] about Waiting to lose weight before you see a doctor? Don’t
A study led by the University of East Anglia says that eating 150 grams of blueberries daily could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by up to 15%. Eating a cup of blueberries everyday may be good for the heart and can reduce the risk factors for cardiovascular … [Read more...] about A cup of blueberries a day may be good for your heart