Exercises to Tone your Arms Without Equipment
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If you want to enjoy your reflection, flexing your arms, we have good news for you. You don’t need a gym membership for super toned arms. The following exercises are super challenging and do not require any equipment.1. Diamond pushupsThe back of your arms will burn with this pushup variation because it works the triceps like no other workout. The exercise looks simple but it’s pretty challenging so you may have to start on your knees if it’s your first time doing a pushup.Start in plant position with hands under your shoulders. Keep your back straight and butt tucked in. If you aren’t doing this exercise on your knees, separate your feet shoulder-width apart for increased balance. Now, place your hands on the mat under your sternum making sure that the tips of your thumbs and index fingers are touching each other, forming a rough diamond or triangle shape. Lower your chest toward the mat by bending your elbows to the sides. Exhale and lift yourself back up, straightening your arms. This makes one rep. Repeat 10-20 times. If your arms are giving in, get on your knees but don’t stop!2. Chair dipsSit on the edge of a sturdy chair with your hands at the edge of the seat. Keep your legs extended and fingers facing forward. Flex your feet. Lift yourself off the chair using your arms. Bend the elbows and lower your body until your upper arms are parallel to the ground and your hips are under your shoulders. Push with your hands to rise back to starting position. Repeat 12 times.3. Pushup rotationsTo challenge your entire body with just a pushup, we recommend adding a twist – literally!Get into plank position with your feet aligned with your hips. Keep your back straight and tummy tight. Lower your body to the mat, push with your arms and return to plank position. Now twist your body to the left, allowing your left arm to reach the ceiling without moving your hip up or down. Bring your hand back to the mat. This is one rep. Repeat by doing a pushup, but this time, twist to the right and reach the ceiling with your right hand. Perform 10 reps on each side.4. Grab and goGet into tabletop position with your face up, knees bent, hips lifted and hands under shoulders, fingers forward. Lower your body by bending your elbows and then straighten your arms. Grab your left foot with your right hand and return to tabletop position. Repeat with opposite hand and opposite foot. Keep alternating sides for 30 seconds. Rest for 10 seconds and repeat....

Top Foods for Fiber
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Dietary fiber is a vital nutrient your body needs for the proper functioning of the digestive tract and to help you feel full. Lack of fiber in your diet leads to overeating, high cholesterol and blood sugar levels, constipation and hemorrhoids. Whether you want to treat your constipation or lose a few pounds, including the following high-fiber foods will help:BranThe simplest way to increase your fiber intake is to load up on some bran. Oat bran is a rich source of soluble fiber (12 grams per ounce), which helps in lowering blood sugar and cholesterol levels. On the other hand corn (22 grams per ounce), wheat( 12 grams per ounce) and rice (6 grams per ounce) bran are dense in insoluble fiber. Insoluble fiber is great for helping you feel full, for weight loss and for constipation. You can get your daily bran intake by sprinkling them on your favorite hot cereals, pancakes and muffins or get them via high-fiber cereals.Lentils (daal)With 15.6 grams of fiber per cup when cooked, lentils are the best examples of healthy being incredibly delicious. Not only do they make a filling dish, they’re also loaded with protein and minerals. Lentils are more versatile compared to other legumes and they have a shorter cooking time.Black BeansBlack beans can be thrown into salads, rice dishes and mixed together with other high-fiber ingredients such as sweet potato and peppers to create a heart-healthy and filling meal. With 15 grams of fiber per cup, cooked, black beans are also packed with protein and complex carbohydrates.ArtichokesWe love our artichokes roasted with other vegetables to maximize our fiber and mineral intake but you can have this amazing vegetable any way you want and reap its benefits. We can’t understand why they’re so underrated given their high fiber content (10.3 grams for a medium artichoke) but we will definitely recommend this vegetable for any veggie and non veggie lover as it’s incredibly versatile and can be prepared in many ways.AvocadosWe’ve been going avo-crazy recently – who can blame us? They taste great on whole grain toast and in chicken salads. With 10.5 grams of fiber per cup of sliced avocado, there’s no further explanation needed on why avocados can create a filling breakfast. Other important nutrients in avocados include omega-3 fatty acids, folate, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K and potassium. Sure, avocados are high on calories due to their fat content but they’re rich in good fats, which makes them excellent for heart health.RaspberriesLooking for a quick fix for your sugar cravings? Try having a cup of raspberries for 8 grams of fiber, a ton of antioxidants and minerals. You can even use raspberries to prepare a breakfast or dessert with coconut, Greek yogurt or oatmeal.FigsFigs are different from other fiber sources because they have a balanced amount of soluble and insoluble fiber. One cup of dried figs will give you 14.6 grams of total fiber along with potassium, copper, manganese, pantothenic acid and vitamin B6. Figs are also great for lowering blood pressure and for preventing macular degeneration....

4 Exercises That Will Destroy That Muffin Top
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Previously considered a tasty treat, the muffin top is now one of the most dreaded aspects of the body and women want them gone asap. Unfortunately, crunches aren’t working for you but this is mainly because the muffin top is primarily fat but muscles such as the abs, glutes and lower back are attached underneath, making crunches ineffective in getting rid of them. However, working all of these muscles can help cinch your waistline and shrink that muffin top. The following are some hardcore exercises that will kill that muffin top, left and right.1. Dumbbell squat to shoulder press rotationHolding a pair of dumbbells with each hand by your side, bend into a squat as if you’re sitting on a chair. Push your hips back and keep your abs tight and back straight. When you’re returning to standing position, push the dumbbells overhead while twisting your torso to the right. You should feel your obliques working. Make this one seamless movement by lowering the dumbbells and going back to squat position. Repeat with left side. Perform 6 reps on each side.2. Lunge to overhead pressHold dumbbells in each hand at shoulder height and get into a lunge position. Bend your right knee to a right angle in front of your body, making sure your knee does not go beyond the plane of your toes. Keep the left leg extended behind you with the left knee slightly bent. Keep your neck and beck neutral. As you return to standing position, tighten your core and press the dumbbells overhead. Bend your knees again to return to lunging position and lower the dumbbells to shoulder height. Perform 6 reps on one side and repeat on the other side. To make this exercise more challenging, perform walking lunges while keeping other movements the same.3. Weighted Russian twistThis is definitely one of our favorites when it comes to killing the obliques. Sit on a mat with knees slightly bend and heels on the floor. Hold a heavy weight (5 to 10 pound) dumbbell, kettlebell or medicine ball in front of your chest and lean back, engaging your abs. The lower you lean back, the harder this exercise will be. Twist right and touch the weight to the floor and then twist left, touching the weight to the floor again. This is one rep. Perform 15 to 20 reps.4. Scorpion twistLie face down with your legs extended, your arms out and your palms touching the mat. Swing your right foot back bending the knee over your body and placing your foot as close as possible to your left hand. This should be one big motion done smoothly. Return to start and repeat on the other side. Perform 10 reps per side....

Easy Ways to Sneak Protein Into Every Meal
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People have high likelihood to opt for protein powder in order to get the desired amounts of protein in their daily nutrition. Though it is a great option to get the energy boost, but it is not the only way to squeeze in protein in your meals. There are some simple hacks in daily life using which you can get the desired protein without any supplements. Keep reading to know them now –1. Snack on roasted chickpeas instead of crackers or chipsSay no to crackers and chips and go for chickpeas instead. Pop these in the oven and add whatever spices you’d like, from wasabi to rosemary. You’ll get about 15 grams of protein per half cup. Isn’t it amazing?2. Don’t forget canned salmon & tunaFor a super quick lunch, pop the can and top a salad with some fish, which can pack up to 17 grams of protein per serving. Along with this, it’s super portable!3. Use cottage cheese as an ingredient instead of a snackCottage cheese is a great option to sneak some high protein your meals. There are many recipes in which you can replace the main ingredient with cottage cheese to get the protein boost. There is around 15g protein in 1 cup non-fat cottage cheese.4. Eat 1/2 an avocado every dayIt is recommended that eating 1/2 an avocado every day, especially if you use it to replace unhealthier foods is a great option to increase protein intake. One avocado packs in 4 grams of protein, which might not sound like much, but the fruit contains all nine essential amino acids. Use it instead of butter on toast, or bake an egg in it for even more protein.5. There’s more to chicken breastAn unseasoned chicken breast is not the only for meat lovers to get protein. When it comes to lean meats, turkey breast, pork, fish, and even beef (lean cuts like top round, sirloin, and flank steak) are also highly packed with a protein punch.6. Switch to Greek YogurtGreek yogurt is strained during the manufacturing process to remove more liquid than normal yogurt, making it denser and more protein-packed. One single container of Fage 2% yogurt has 20 grams of protein. Can you believe it – 20 grams!7. Its time for nuts & seedsNot only the nuts taste great, but they have tons of protein naturally. Sprinkle pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds on salads, or toast them in your favorite granola recipe. Other high-protein choices include almonds, peanuts and pistachios.8. Experiment with less common grains tooQuinoa is not the only option when you are looking for proteins. There are some less common grains too that are loaded with proteins. 1 cup of quinoa has 8.14g of protein while 1 cup of spelt has 10.6g of protein, 1 cup of kamut has 9.82g of protein, 1 cup of teff has 9.75g of protein, 1 cup of amaranth has 9.35g protein, 1 cup of sorghum has 8.68g. ...

How to Burn the Most Fat on the Elliptical
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Elliptical machine is a great way to workout your arms and legs and is also of great help when it comes to weight loss, especially if you’re easing into a regular workout routine for the first time. The simplest way is to hop on and log some minutes of cardio, while a more strategic is to get more out of your training sessions by following these trainer-approved tips. Check them out now –1. Go for inclinesWhen working out on an elliptical don’t focus on speed rather lay more stress on incline levels. It is advised to keep you speed steady but take up your resistance levels so that your body is required to work harder and in lieu to this more calories are burnt. The best way will be to begin with 3-5 minutes warm up with no incline and a steady speed and then bring the incline up between 10-15 and try to sustain RPMs somewhere between 110-120. Bring it back to start up level for a minute and a half and then again go for an incline. Do this 4-5 times for an effective elliptical workout session.2. Don’t be afraid of intervalsThe most effective way to burn calories on an elliptical machine is by focusing on interval training. Though it will be more challenging but at the same time it will help you to finish your workout session quickly. Here’s a sample routine for a quick interval training on an elliptical machine –1st session – Start with a warm up session. Move your arms and legs on the machine at a resistance level at a moderate and steady pace, aiming to keep your heart rate at about 50- 60% of your max limits.2nd session – Set up your incline levels between 10-15 and try to sprint on the machine for 40-45 seconds.3rd session – Bring your speed back down to that steady warm-up tempo for one minute.Repeat that for a total of eight times.3. Try to workout all your musclesElliptical is an excellent low impact workout machine that places low pressure on your joints. This means you’re prone to knee, hip, or back pain while running, you might want to opt for an elliptical routine the next time you hit the gym. Along with this when you are working on this machine you are working on both legs and arm which helps in activating more muscle groups that ultimately improves circulation by recruiting increased blood flow to both upper and lower extremities. So when you try to make elliptical machine a part of your workout it will increase the amount of calories you burn and create an excellent strengthening routine for your abs, back, and core.4. Stepping out of your comfort zone is the keyIf you are new to workout you don’t have to dive right into an intense workout sessions. Just try to raise your resistance gradually to step of your comfort zone. Any new shock to the body will help you get more out of your workout. Whatever workout you choose, don’t forget to push yourself through it. Whether that’s by playing with your resistance or speed, the more muscle groups you engage, the more calories you will burn....

Top Foods That Cause Stress
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We all have that batch of chocolates hidden in the pantry just to help us at the end of a rough day. People turn towards food while battling stress. Food triggers the reward centers in the brain and the most effective ones are those that are sweet, fatty and salty. Unfortunately, these are the foods that are taking a toll in your digestion, metabolism and ultimately your mood. Have no idea what we are talking about? Keep reading…1. Refined sugarSugar is a positive mood’s worst enemy unless it’s taken in a controlled manner, like a small piece of chocolate once in a while. Sugary foods hold little to no nutritional value and they lead to fluctuating blood sugar and insulin levels. These lead to poor concentration, bad mood and irritability. If you’ve eaten a bit too much during the holidays, chances are you’ve experienced some mood swings along the way as well.2. High sodiumWe need sodium, but in moderate amounts. Sodium is a water magnet. If you take too much sodium, you’ll retain more fluid. This stresses your heart to work harder, increasing your blood pressure. High sodium foods also cause bloating and puffiness that can be quite unpleasant.3. Energy drinksIf you’re turning towards energy drinks for a quick pick-me-up, you might as well stick to a cup of Joe instead. Energy drinks and other highly caffeinated beverages feed stress and make it a bigger mess. The combination of caffeine and sugar makes you jittery, taxing the body and adding more stress. Energy drinks also affect your sleep and cause irritability afterwards.4. Processed junkProcessed crap is loaded with sodium, fat, artificial additives and sugar. They’re comfort foods we typically turn towards however, they actually aggravate stress levels. They contain very little nutrients, lots of calories and they directly increase cortisol (the stress hormone) levels.5. Sugar free candies and gumArtificially sweetened candies are just as bad as sugar-sweetened ones. They worsen digestive problems and thus, exacerbate stress. This can lead to grumpiness, bloating and general discomfort with your body.6. Spicy foodsWho doesn’t love spicy food? If you’re experiencing digestive problems that may be contributing to your stress, it’s important that you stay away from spicy foods to alleviate discomfort. Folks who are easily stressed cannot process food as effectively as others. Stress stunts your metabolism and makes it more difficult for the body to digest food. This causes food to remain in the stomach for longer, leading to acid reflux....

Tips To Turn Off Your Weight Gain Hormones_1000x1000
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The bottom line is sometimes weight loss has little to do with exercise and your calorie intake. For many people, the problem stems from hormonal imbalances. Hormonal issues related to thyroid and insulin are well known. Both can lead to weight gain. People who have underactive thyroids (hypothyroidism) have a low metabolic rate. Their metabolism continues to slow regardless of any caloric deficits created. Other less known hormonal problems related to weight gain include:1. LeptinLeptin is the appetite regulating hormone that signals the brain to stop eating, making you feel full. However, consuming too much sugar can cause problems with your leptin levels, inhibiting its signals. Leptin levels can be negatively affected by high levels of fructose in the body from processed foods with added sugars and fruit, which is why you should stick to 5 servings of fruit a day.Since your liver cannot process fructose fast enough, the body converts the excess to fat and transfers it to the blood as triglycerides. The blood deposits these fats in the liver and other regions in your tummy. As more fat is formed from fructose, your leptin levels rise as well creating leptin resistance in the body. This causes the body to miss your feeling-full signal, making you overeat.2. EstrogenAlthough estrogen is weight loss friendly, an imbalance in this hormone can turn tables. An unsteady rise in estrogen levels stimulates insulin resistance in the body. This accumulates sugar in the bloodstream and pushes the body to convert the sugars to fat. To ensure that estrogen remains your lifelong friend, you need to consume more protein. Look for high quality protein sources such as grassfed beef, organic poultry, organic milk, eggs and legumes.3. TestosteroneOur bodies are exposed to a multitude of toxins every day. Some of these toxins are present in the food we eat, the air we breathe and the products we use on our hair and skin. These toxins work similar to estrogen when absorbed into the body. When estrogen levels exceed your testosterone levels, you may experience a negative impact on your metabolism and muscle development and thus, weight loss.4. CortisolOne of the most hated hormones, the stress hormone, cortisol, can put your body into complete fat-storage mode. Stress is the main culprit so your best bet would be to practice ways to reduce it. Coffee is an excellent cortisol-buster so starting your day with a cup of Joe isn’t as bad as you may think....

Visceral Fat A Major Health Concern
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Visceral fat is basically the excess intra-abdominal adipose tissue accumulation. This fat is stored within the abdomen region and therefore covers a number of sensitive internal organs namely, liver, pancreas, and intestines. This gel type fat is a deep in nature, which is stored underneath the superficial belly fat. If you have a large waist, that’s a indicative that you are storing a lot of dangerous visceral fat, but don’t be too sure as anyone can have visceral fat, without even knowing it. Visceral fat is considered highly dangerous and is also termed as “active fat” because this type of fat plays a critical role in changing the way your body works and hormones operates. This type of fat is considered toxic and increases the trouble in the body since it tends to act as the organ of the body and just like the other organs of the body starts pumping out hormones and inflammatory substances. Not only does this increase the production of pro-inflammatory chemical, it also tends to play a dynamic role in regulation of moods, weight, eating patterns, and functioning of the brain.Human body is designed in such a way that there is a perfect amalgamation of chemicals which play a well defined role to trigger the brain to perform the right action like tell you when to sleep, when to eat, how much to eat, etc. The effective communication working between the brain and these chemicals are the one’s that hold the accountability of maintaining a healthy weight or making you more susceptible to weight gain and visceral fat storage.The base of the weight of a human body is defined by the blood sugar levels which are controlled by the hormone insulin. Insulin is the one, which is responsible for managing the blood sugar levels. In order to digest the food the body breaks down sugar into simpler units which are known as glucose. This glucose then enters the blood stream and trigger the release of insulin from the pancreas, and then insulin has the important job of ushering blood sugar into cells throughout our body. This ultimately helps in energizing the brain, body tissues and muscular functioning. On the other hand, insulin also corresponds to body fat stores, including the visceral fat stored deep within our bodies. When there’s too much glucose in our bloodstream, glucose gets stored as fat in the body. The more often and longer that blood insulin levels remain high, the more likely a person is to accumulate excess body fat and to battle weight problems.ASSESSMENT OF VISCERAL FATThe most effective and certain way is to undergo an MRI scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan). You can also use the BCA (Body Composition Analyzer) machine to assess the level of visceral fat in your body. Along with this, another good indicator is to take a waistline measurement. As per the Harvard University, around 10% of the total fat is likely to be stored as visceral fat, therefore if you are carrying higher amounts of body fat that this, it is more likely that you are also storing excessive visceral fat.MAJOR RISKS OF VISCERAL FAT1. Higher Risk of DiabetesIn comparison to the other types of fat, visceral fat is thought to play a larger role in insulin resistance. This automatically means that people who have this type of fat in their body are at a heightened risk for developing diabetes. This is the reason why abdominal fat is viewed as a bigger health risk than hip or thigh fat, not only for diabetes but for many other chronic diseases too.2. Increased InflammationAnother major problem caused by this fat is the production of hormonal and inflammatory molecules that get dumped directly into the liver, leading to even more inflammation and hormonal reactions. If there is a layer of visceral organs like the liver, heart, kidneys, pancreas and intestines, your body becomes inflamed and your metabolism suffers, making it a hard cycle to break out of.3. Difficulty in Losing WeightPeople tend to gain more and more weight as the time passes on and one of the main reason is that stored body fat affects hunger levels, especially visceral fat. Though it sounds unreal, but your body’s metabolism levels are highly governed by none other than the existing stored fat. Fat messes with our appetites and makes it easier to overeat due to hormonal changes that take place. If there are higher levels of insulin that automatically converts the calories into body fat making it a never ending cycle. The mind loses its effective functionality when you tend to eat more of refined carbohydrates such as white flour and sugar. This makes it very difficult to follow a moderate-calorie, healthy diet. Thus, it is really important to kick your sugar addiction and address weight gain and visceral fat formation as soon as possible.4. Battle with Heart Disease and StrokesInflammation caused by excessive fat is the main contributor to heart disease and other inflammatory disorders. Visceral fat is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease markers like high triglycerides, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF VISCERAL FAT1. Opt for Healthy, Balanced MealsCreate and follow a meal plan that focuses on improving your health and helping you to lose weight. As per the recommendations given by the American Diabetes Association, limit your total daily fat intake to 20 – 30% of your total calories, saturated fat less than 70%, and eliminate harmful trans fats from the meals. Try to consume more of fresh vegetables and fruits, lean protein and complex carbohydrates such as beans, lentils and sprouted grains for energy and fiber. Also try to include healthy vegetable oils for cooking like coconut, sunflower, olive, avocado and grapeseed oils.2. Incorporate Healthy HabitsIt’s not only healthy eating but overall lifestyle habits that play a crucial role in getting rid of visceral fat. Say no to smoking, drinking, junk food, refined carbs if you are serious about getting fit. Choosing healthier lifestyle choices will improve your quality of life and will show up in weight loss. Along with this, make sure you incorporate the following in your daily living – deep breathing, yoga, quick walks, plenty of sleep.3. Don’t Forget ExercisingIt is important to exercise for at least 30 mins every day which will help you stay on track. If you lose around 5-10% of your total body weight it can actually help in reducing the visceral fat stores. In order to achieve this, you must burn more calories than you consume, and for that exercising is a must. Any form of exercising is welcomed – be it walking, circuit training, brisk waking, biking or any other activity.4. Stay MotivatedIt is important to understand that the process of weight loss does not happen overnight. Even a minuscule of weight loss will play an important role in reducing your visceral fat stores. This is enough motivation to stick with your eating and exercise program. Track your meals and exercise in a calories tracker app like MEVOLIFE, which will help you to reach your goals faster and speed up your weight loss journey. ...

MevoLife The Indispensable Android Health & Fitness App
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MevoLife is your go-to app for health and wellness, and fitness and nutrition, because you deserve to maximize the power of your Android smartphone. You should have an all-inclusive app that also tracks your exercise and personal training, records your progress at losing weight, and gives you access to a social network of like-minded friends and colleagues.We are the ultimate android health app, given the number and quality of features we offer, in addition to our emphasis on individual wellness and helping you reach your specific fitness goals.As your preferred android wellness app, we empower you to get the information you need – the dieting and food recommendations you want – so you can transform your body and reinvigorate your soul.This emphasis on health news, healthy eating, strength conditioning and improved nutrition will enable you to better follow your dietary rules and fulfill your wellness expectations.MevoLife brings these features to life with a distinctive layout and absolute convenience. We are the solution you can use with ease, since our android health and wellness app includes the information you crave and the options you will soon enjoy.Now, make enhancing your health the top priority it should be; the singular priority it must be....

Introducing MevoLife The Ultimate Android Health and Wellness App
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MevoLife is an acclaimed Android health app for an obvious reason: It informs – and inspires – users to track and maintain their exercise and nutrition, record and check their respective weight loss goals, and connect with a social network of friends and supporters. This wellness app, which includes real-time updates and topical references to dieting and personal health, is the comprehensive solution people want for their android smartphones – period.These benefits highlight the importance of having an all-inclusive android fitness app, which is easy to use and exciting to access. Those rewards accrue to anyone with an interest in personal health, smart nutritional habits, safe and effective dieting, and encouragement from people who understand this matter.MevoLife has the features you want – we give you the freedom you deserve to possess – so you can make your health and fitness the most vital issue it should be; the most relevant subject it must be.MEVO is your true all around fitness mentor that makes it easy and fun to get you fit, that is available for your smart phone. It’s a complete package of diet plans, easy & simple fitness workouts & exercises, calorie tracker, pedometer, and lots more...

Creating a Comprehensive Health & Personal Wellness App MevoLife for Android Smartphones
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MevoLife is your total Android health and fitness app because of its comprehensive features and impressive ease of use.By making so many features so effective, and by making an Android fitness app so intuitive to use, people now have an opportunity to conveniently track their exercise, catalog their nutrition and diet, record and maintain their weight loss, calculate and synchronize their physical progress, and connect with a social community of fellow friends and enthusiasts.An Android health and wellness app of this caliber transforms your approach to diet and exercise; it revolutionizes the way you address fitness in general and nutrition in particular, allowing users to have a single application that covers every relevant issue; that combines everything you want – everything you need – through your Android smartphone or tablet.This solution defines the success of MevoLife. It is the digital complement to personal wellness, individual health, and diet and nutrition....

Ways to Add Quinoa to Your Diet
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Here comes the star of all the grains – Quinoa, a tiny, bead-shaped, bitter flavored and firm textured grain. Unlike wheat or rice, quinoa is a healthy protein – containing all eight of the essential amino acids. United Nations label it as a supercrop for its health benefits: packed with dietary fiber, phosphorus, magnesium and iron. It is also gluten-free and easy to digest. Quinoa is easy to prepare and its fluffy texture and slightly nutty flavor make it an excellent alternative to white rice or couscous. Check out some of the smartest ways you can make this wonder grain a part of your weight loss regime –1. Plain Quinoa – Quinoa has a lovely nutty flavor, and it can cook in less than 20 minutes, so we think it’s a great alternative to pasta or rice for a quick meal. You can simply rinse the quinoa, toast in a saucepan, add liquid and bring to boil, fluff and enjoy!2. Substituted for another grain -Quinoa has a similar texture when cooked to other fine and fluffy grains like bulgur wheat or rice. So it’s great substituted in dishes that use it as a core ingredients like quinoa tabbouleh or fried quinoa with vegetables.3. In a salad – Quinoa is a fabulous base for easy, quick, filling grain salads. You can start using it as an ingredient in any of your favorite salad and we are sure you will love it.4. As a stuffing – Quinoa makes a great stuffing. You can use it as a stuffing in tomatoes, dumplings, stuffed mushrooms or chile relleno. It just goes perfectly with everything.5. Eat in Breakfast – Quinoa’s high protein content and quick cooking time make it a great breakfast as it will keep hunger pangs away for hours. Try it in a form of breakfast bowls, pancakes with a little maple syrup and a handful of nuts, or simply sauteed with a fried egg on top!6. Soups – Quinoa tastes delightful in the form of liquid as well. Just cook it with your favorite vegetables and a hearty soup is ready for you in no time.7. Toss into a smoothie – Though chia seeds or flax seeds are a common addition to smoothies you can simply add quinoa also to get that extra punch of proteins. The dose of protein will transform your fruit smoothie into a legitimate morning meal that will keep you full until lunch. Use 1/2 cup of cooked quinoa per 1 cup of smoothie.8. Amazing option for an energy barHow about making your own version of your favorite breakfast bar that too with the addition of quinoa. Doesn’t it sound yum? They really taste great and are loaded with protein when combined with oats, seeds, nuts, dried fruits, chocolate chips and your favorite butter.This satisfying super food is more versatile than you think and will surely contribute in boosting up the weight loss process. Download Mevo app now from Google Playstore/App Store to get amazing healthy quinoa recipes which will keep you motivated to accomplish the weight loss goals faster and live a healthy life.Play Store link – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mevolife.mevo&hl=enApp Store link – https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/mevo-weight-loss-fitness/id1082646969?mt=8...

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