Category Archive: fitness

East Mountain Sports

Hiya everyone,   This Sunday, we went to a vegan food festival in new york city. I had reviewed the festival HERE on the food blog. The event was called The Seed. The event was at the new york city’s most amazing shopping district called SOHO.¬†After the event we went to a sports brand called […]

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Agave Nectar Vs. Sugar

Heylos everyone, How do you do? I ¬†recently started using agave in my coffee instead of white sugar. My prime reason for using agave was that Abhishek got 2 big bottles of it from farmer’s market. These bottles were lying as it is happily on the shelf for weeks. One day my sugar box got […]

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Alignment for Side Lying Spinal Twist

Hi everyone, It is very very comfortable to lie down in a spinal twist. It feels almost like massaging your entire back. But sometimes, we want to stay in a pose because it feels very comfortable. Only to feel uncomfortable later due to the same pose. The right alignment of the body during any physical […]

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Alignment and Transition from Chaturanga Dandasana to Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

Somedays back I asked my Ashtanga teacher that I have been practicing yoga from so many years now yet, I am not able to do so many asanas properly. Why is that? When will I be able to do them? In reply, she asked me only one question, “How regularly have you been practicing?”. “Umm, […]

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No Weight Loss After Exercise and Diet

Message from Neha Damani: Hi Nidhi… I have many doubts about protein….I read somewhere that we should take protein proportion to our body weight…how come one can calculate protein in daily diet. I take wheat grass juice(it has all the 17 amino acid of protein) for protein twice in week.. I follow all the rules […]

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What is detoxification. Do Panchkarma or Intermittent Fasting Work for Weight Loss? And for How long?

Hi, A few days back, Dharani sent a very interesting question . Here it goes. Subject: Do detox diets work and for how long? Message: Hi Nidhi, I am an ardent fan of your healthy lifestyle and follow your blog and advice. I love working out atleast 5 days in a week and eating normal […]

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Difference between Brown, Red and Wild Rice

Now and then, in the vegan restaurants, I get to see on the menu, a lot of a use of red rice, brown rice and wild rice. One day, I got curious to do some research on them. So first, I got a pack to try them. The pack had all 3 rice in equal […]

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Calorie vs Nutrition frappe Vs Coconut Water

The spirit of western world for calorie counting is unmatchable. Anywhere you go, whatever you pick to eat. You will always find a number sticking coyly to the menu just by the corner of the dish name. This number tells the number of calories in the food. This is not just limited to the menu […]

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Can Exercise and Diet Cure Hypothyroid

Neha Maheshwari Agarwal sent this message almost a month back: I am 28 n mother of 2 month old baby. I am also suffering from hypothyroidism. My height is 5.4 and weight is 69. I really wanted to reduce weight and be healthy. I am also feeding my baby. Please suggest some diet plan and […]

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Sailing on the Hudson River NYC , Experience

Heloss, Abhishek and I went for sailing today. One of Abhishek’s acquaintance has been sailing since he was a child. He goes sailing every friday on the hudson river. He invited us to join him on his boat today. We both are a little water sick but still we went. We thought we should give […]

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