Category Archives: Health

5 Questions to Ask Before Joining a Weight Loss Program | Possible

5 Questions For Weightloss

Medically reviewed by Shanmukha Priya, M.Phil and Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition Are you thinking of joining a weight loss program? If yes, have you considered all the points before investing your time, energy and money on it?  To guide you, we bring to you 5 questions you must ask before you take up any diet program: […]

Fat Essentials: Omega 3 and Omega 6 Fatty Acids

Paleo Diet

Our body is one of the best-known chemists, synthesizing its own chemicals. However, it lacks the ability to manufacture certain compounds like omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. Therefore, these are termed as essential fatty acids as we need to obtain them through our diet. Omega-3 fatty acids Omega-3 fatty acids are derived from the essential […]

Craving chocolates while trying to lose weight? | Possible

Healthy chocolates

Medically reviewed by Shanmukha Priya, M.Phil and Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition Chocolates…yummy, isn’t it? It’s really sad when your dietician tells you to completely avoid chocolate. It is heart-wrenching to hear that. Your Cravings Your brain is a very wonderful thing, it acts the way you train it. The irony is that if you train […]

Your Plate Can Also Be Your Eating Guide | Possible

Small plates to control overeating

  Apparently how much food we serve ourselves also depends on the plate size and color. So the question is whether you are over-serving yourself at meals without even knowing it. Let’s remedy this, shall we? Does eating in a large plate translate to large waist size? Some studies have established that the size of […]

Methi Wheat Roti Recipe | Possible

  Methi Wheat Roti Recipe Fenugreek leaves or simply known as methi leaves are commonly found in Indian households. A treasure trove of nutrients, fenugreek leaves are a rich source of steroidal saponins which help reduce levels of bad cholesterol or LDL. Fenugreek leaves are rich in fibre and antioxidants. All this nutrition benefits along […]

The Poison that is MSG!

MSG side effects

  Are you thinking of giving the kids instant noodles in their school tiffin tomorrow? Chances are you are serving your family and yourself a tiny dose of poison that can cause a variety of ailments. This poison is called “Monosodium Glutamate” (MSG). Monosodium Glutamate is a widely used flavor enhancer in a variety of […]

Roasted Bell Pepper Soup

  Roasted Bell Pepper Soup If you absolutely love capsicum then this is the perfect recipe for you. Capsicum’s high antioxidant value and its pleasant flavour are sure to make this roasted bell pepper soup your favourite. 2 red peppers ½ tbsp olive oil 2 minced garlic cloves 1 onion/red onion, chopped 1 ½ cups […]

Yogurt Dip

Tasty yoghurt dip

  Yogurt Dip Always found eating raw or boiled veggies difficult to eat by themselves? Did you find yourself reaching out to that tantalizing cheesy dip? Save yourself some calories with this refreshing and tasty yogurt dip. Rich in animal protein (read, highly bioavailable), calcium, vitamin B12; yogurt also provides the bacteria considered good for […]

What is the biggest addiction in the world? Sugar addiction!

For most people, addiction would mean cigarettes, drugs or caffeine. However, little do we know, that the most addictive substance in the world is a big part of our daily diet – Sugar. Why is sugar so addictive? How can sugar be addicitive? I’m sure an inner voice must be refuting this, believing it to be […]

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