Book-2: Guide to Total Wellness, Vr-1.0

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TOTAL WELLNESS!

“Fitness is important. A healthy lifestyle is important. An optimistic and unenvious attitude is important. Finally, valuing you..

 
GOOD HEALTH & FITNESS

“Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time...” - Franklin Pierce Adams “Health is the vital princ..

 
TASTES AND HOW TO APPRECIATE NEW TASTES

As Paul Bloom explains in his book - ‘How Pleasure Works’ - Taste, contrary to what many believe, does not all arise from p..

 
HABITS AND THE WAY TO CULTIVATE BETTER ONES

Charles Duhigg writes in his book ‘The Power of Habits’ - habits, as much as memory and reason, are at the root of how we beha..

 
MOTIVATION

“Our bodies are our gardens - our wills are our gardeners.” - William Shakespeare. “Much of you battle for wellness is wo..

 
STEPS FOR MOTIVATING YOURSELF

“Even if you are pre-disposed to be overweight it does not mean you are pre-destined to be fat or unhealthy (or unfit)” - Timo..

 
WHAT TO MEASURE BEFORE YOU START

“What gets measured, gets managed” - Peter Drucker Recording measurements when starting the Programme and regularly as you ..

 
DIETING & THE LOW - CARB DIET REGIMEN

“You are what, how, when, and why you eat” Ayurvedic Proverb What and when you eat is what keeps you healthy and also what ..

 
THE KETOGENIC DIET

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” - Hippocrates. The Low-Carb diet is effective for fat loss, but it stil..

 
THE RULES FOR THE LOW-CARB DIET

Why you must – “Eat today to control the hormones that will tell your cells what to eat tomorrow” – Ron Rosedale There ..

 
THE PRINCIPLES FOR FEAST / BINGE EATING

This will not only help you maintain your diet but such dramatic spiking of calorie intake this way once per week increases fat ..

 
SUPPLEMENTS - THE NEED FOR

This diet will cause you to lose excess water and the electrolytes that go along with it. Hence you may need to go in for suppleme..

 
EXERCISING

“We do not stop exercising because we grow old - we grow old because we stop exercising.” - Dr. Kenneth Cooper. “Exercise..

 
FAT AND THE EFFECT OF EXERCISE AND COLD ON IT

As mentioned earlier, calories consumed and calories used up in exercise is not the entire answer to losing unwanted fat. Ray C..

 
WHICH EXERCISES TO DO

Aim for a new body from the base of your skull to your Achilles tendon (especially the posterior) in five weeks. Do the kettle bel..

 
SCHEDULE FOR EXERCISING

Exercise only at least 60 to 90 mins after any meal. (Ideally 60 mins after a light Breakfast or Tea / Tiffin, and 90 mins after a..

 
COMMON MISTAKES AND MISUNDERSTANDINGS

“A gram of prevention is worth a ‘lulogram’ of cure, and a few minutes of education are worth many kilograms of extra fat lo..

 
DEALING WITH PLATEAUING OF WEIGHT LOSS

It is true that the first few kgs of weight loss is mostly water. That is because one molecule of glycogen attracts 4 molecules of..

 
SUMMARY OF THE LOW-CARB REGIMEN

Remember to take your measurements and maintain your food diary. Be committed to the programme for at least 5 weeks. If possibl..

 
SUMMARY OF THE KETOGENIC REGIMEN

The ketogenic diet is a sub-set of the Low-Carb diet. Hence follow the same diet supplements and exercise routine as for the Low-C..

 
FOOD - FAT - ENERGY CYCLE

“Every living cell in your body is made from the food you eat. If you consistently eat junk food then you’ll have a junk body...

 
GOOD & BAD FATS

There are two types of fat that can be categorized as ‘good’ fats. These are mono-unsaturated fats and long chain Omega‑ ..

 
EFFECT OF SUGAR AND CARBOHYDRATES

For most of human history, consumption of sugar, in refined form, was virtually zero. This slowly began to change about 2000 ye..

 
Foods, Intolerances And Allergies

If you think of foods simply as sustenance or a source of pleasure, you have not noted the many changes in the preference for the ..

 
Combinations Of Foods And Timings For Consumption

Some foods combine well with other foods, and some don’t. In today’s world of eating foods from all over the world and of c..

 
NEED FOR PROPER HYDRATION

Water gives us life! Your body needs water to process calories. If you are even mildly dehydrated, your metabolism may slow down. ..

 
NEED FOR SLEEP AND HOW MUCH?

Our body goes through biological cycles linked to cues from Nature. We all maintain a biological clock or a circadian rhythm th..

 
GOOD HABITS FOR FOOD PREPARATION

In today’s world much of vegetables and lettuce are grown in fields watered by contaminated and unclean water. Liquid manure is ..

 
COOKING METHODS, OILS & TRANSFATS

1) Cooking Methods: hile cooking, to reduce food intolerances due to excess ingestion of Saponins, Phytates, Enzyme Inhibitors..

 
SPICES FOR SEASONING & FLAVOURING

“The body is the outcome of food. Even as disease is the outcome of food. The distinction between ease and disease arises on acc..

 
SEEDS, NUTS, SPROUTS, SPIRULINA & MORINGA

Raw nuts and seeds are nutritional power houses in a tiny package, with a wide variety of minerals, anti-oxidants, essential fats,..

 
Saturated Fats & Cholesterol

For over forty years now as Nick English writes, saturated fat has been seen as nothing but artery clogging, obesity-causing po..

 
THE SALT INTAKE

“Salt is what makes things taste bad when it isn’t in them.” - Anon As Kris Ginnar writes, Sodium is one of those things ..

 
EFFECTS OF MILK

Milk is a drink consumed by humans and other animals. But humans are the only kind that drinks the milk of other species even afte..

 
BENEFITS OF FRUITS ?

It is true that fruit is good for you and that your body can handle a certain amount of fructose without any harmful effects. H..

 
‘ARTIFICIAL’ AND ‘NATURAL’ SWEETENERS

Sugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. The table or granu..

 
OBESITY AND OUR GENES

As Sylvia Tara writes in ‘The Secret Life of Fat’ - Being Fat is considered a personal failing - an effect of the lack of will..

 
GUT MICRO FLORA AND OBESITY

Gut Micro Flora / Bacteria: ur Gut Microflora gets established in the first three years of our life from exposure and contact ..

 
SURGICAL CURES FOR FAT LOSS AND TYPE-2 DIABETES

Fat cells are almost all created in the body by the age of two years. These cells have the ability to expand like balloons to hold..

 
NON-CONVENTIONAL TREATMENT & FOLK REMEDIES

“Prevention is better than cure!” - Old Saying “Self care has become the dominant focus of prevention over the past few d..

 
CANCER AND DIET

“You better slow down, don’t dance so fast, time is short, the music won’t last.Life is not a race, do take it slower, hear ..

 
BUDWIG PROTOCOL FOR CANCER PREVENTION AND CURE

Dr. Johanna Budwig, a seven time Noble Prize nominee, and in 1952, the senior expert on fats and pharmaceutical drugs in Germany, ..

 
FOR ORAL & GENERAL HEALTH - OIL “PULLYING” - AN OLD TRADITION

              Some Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Q. What is Oil..

 
Good Health & Good Fitness

What do Good Health & Good Fitness actually mean and what minimum and convenient regime of diet and exercise to follow to atta..