Start your day with a glass of water

Start your day with a glass of water

No doubt, you’ve been told millions of times that you have to start off your day with a glass of water but you are only vaguely aware of the reasons behind this sound advice. Let us look into those valid points in detail. Rehydrate After you’ve been asleep for 7 or 8...
Choosing healthy beverages

Choosing healthy beverages

(Stick to beverages with zero or low amounts of calorie e.g. Water and green tea) We’ve all been told that carbonated drinks and processed fruit juice are bad for your health. In an effort to curb the use of such beverages, the government recently introduced a colour...
Avoid consumption of Sweetened and Carbonated drinks

Avoid consumption of Sweetened and Carbonated drinks

Commercials about fizzy, sweetened drinks paint a rosy, appealing picture about the drinks but in reality such artificial drinks can cause a number of health risks. Carbonated and artificially sweetened drinks usually have zero nutritional value and can increase the...
Risk with sugary snacks

Risk with sugary snacks

It is no secret that excessive sugar consumption is bad for your overall health. And snacks that you eat may be the biggest culprit yet. How do you snack mindfully and how is sugar bad for your health. Let us find out with a series of questions and answers. Can...
The great rice debate – red vs white

The great rice debate – red vs white

Rice is known to be the staple food for half of the world’s population and according to latest research studies, 73% of the average calorie intake of Sri Lankans is supplied by rice. Modern day markets are full of different types of rice, some cultivated and processed...
Adequate consumption of water

Adequate consumption of water

Inadequate consumption of water (< 2 liters) Water is the single most vital necessity of our body. We can survive few days without food but have you ever tried staying back without water? No, you can’t because it is impossible as water is critical for almost all...