Whey Protein Myths

This blog post addresses myths about whey protein related to its use by vegetarians, hair loss, kidney issues and lactose intolerance

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Today whey protein industry is worth several hundred million dollars and it has been growing in popularity. It has been a widely used protein since many years. Many athletes and body builders have benefited tremendously. However, some myths surrounding whey protein have cropped up and various rationales get discussed among the guys. This article tries to discuss some of these frequently asked questions. Continue reading “Whey Protein Myths”

Thirty Gift Ideas under Rs.1000 for Indian Men

This is a laundry list of 30 gift categories for Indian men

Do these below scenarios seem familiar?

  • “It is difficult to come up with gift ideas for men compared to women”
  • Do you usually cannot think of anything beyond a shirt as a gift for men? I have faced this situation both as a giver and as a receiver.
  • Do you usually end up giving a gift card in the last minute?

I have compiled a list of gift ideas to help you select that gift which is on the tip of your tongue but never strikes your mind. These are not specific products but a laundry list of broad gift categories. Continue reading “Thirty Gift Ideas under Rs.1000 for Indian Men”

Review: Organic India Immunity Capsules

This blog post reviews the product Organic India Immunity capsules which boosts our immunity towards common cold, cough, flu, etc.

During this winter, I had a few bouts of cold and it really wore me down. Therefore, I decided to try the Organic India Immunity capsules. As soon as I opened the bottle, I could feel the smell of dry Tulsi leaves.

Ingredients

Each 275mg vegetarian capsule contains:

  • Katuki rhizome with root (Picorhiza kurroa) 165mg
  • Organic Krishna Tulsi leaf (Ocimum sanctum) 55mg
  • Organic Vana Tulsi leaf (Ocimum gratissimum) 55mg

Organic India immunity has been tested for heavy metals in compliance with international safety standards. Dosage: 1-2 capsules with food and water twice a day. Each bottle has 60 capsules and costs Rs.175. At two capsules/day, a bottle lasts for a month. Continue reading “Review: Organic India Immunity Capsules”

Losing Belly Fat for IT Professionals

IT industry has created a unique lifestyle and also brings associated health risks. This blog post provides tips on weight loss and reducing belly fat for IT professionals.

Booming IT (Information Technology)/software industry in India has brought tremendous employment opportunities for young educated folks. However, at the same time, the sedentary lifestyle associated with the IT industry has started showing unwanted effects on the health. Continue reading “Losing Belly Fat for IT Professionals”

Review: Body Buddy Protein Drink

Do you need a ready to drink protein shake when you don’t have your favorite whey protein handy? Body Buddy drink is one of the options. This morning I decided to try the Body Buddy ready to drink protein and sharing my experience with you. The seal seemed unusually hard to open, which is good because it ensures that it was not tampered with. After trying for a while, I punctured it with a pen. I had a good workout in the morning and that had made me hungry in the mid afternoon. I sat on my office desk and took a gulp. Chocolate orange flavor had a tangy taste and the liquid seemed thick. I completed the 330 ml over the next 2 hours among many work related distractions. Continue reading “Review: Body Buddy Protein Drink”

Ashwagandha Benefits and Review of Organic India Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is a powerful herbal supplement and reduces stress among other benefits

Ashwagandha is a rock star among the herbal supplements. Its literal translation from Sanskrit means ‘strength of a horse’ which means it provides the energy and vitality of a horse.

Ashwagandha is a powerful anti-stress agent which aids in coping with stress, reduces cortisol and keeps us relaxed. Hence it is used as an adaptogen. As a result, it also helps in improving the sleep quality. In fact it can be taken before bed time and will induce sleep. Its other benefits include: Continue reading “Ashwagandha Benefits and Review of Organic India Ashwagandha”

Tips for First Time Purchase of Protein Supplements

This article guides beginners to make their first purchase of a protein supplement

All of us have been through those initial days of gym enrolment. We start training with lot of zeal with very little information on training or diet. Our primary source of information on the supplements could be the trainer or friends. Most trainers could have our best interests in mind while recommending protein supplements. Having said that, there could be a tendency for them to suggest protein based on kickbacks from vendors/stores or some other motive. Continue reading “Tips for First Time Purchase of Protein Supplements”