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Dear Santa, Here are 3 Fitness Tips for You

Dear Santa, You represent the spirit of the season; the joy, gratefulness and fun. But why such an overly fat physique? Aren’t you bored of getting stuck in chimneys? No, we aren’t suggesting that you jack up like some of the fan art which fitness enthusiasts make, that may scare the children away. But don’t […]

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Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Which Diet is Best of All? 1

Is it the Paleo or Mediterranean or The Zone Diet or some other low carb/low fat focused diet program which is going to help you lose weight? We have all read about many diets in magazines, on websites, through Facebook pages (often falling for cheesy headlines). We have also heard directly or through friends/relatives about […]


4 Foods You Must Consume To Lose Weight

If you landed up here thinking about some exotic fruit or a new herb or a smoothie recipe with overpriced ingredients, perhaps you haven’t read enough of PSI Fitness yet. In case you want to, you can always find all the nutrition articles tagged here.¬†We get questioned time and time again about it that what […]

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Are Eggs Bad for Heart Health | A Battle of Dietitians vs Science

Eggs are awesome, taste great in a variety of recipes, are cheap, easy to cook and are one of the richest food sources of wholesome nutrition. Some of us even compromise our strict vegetarian beliefs and become an eggetarian. Being a rich (and extremely cheap) source of good quality protein as well as vitamins and […]


Do Microwaves Ruin Your Food | A Research Based Approach

As a science based fitness and nutrition blog, we get a lot of questions about what research has to say about cooking methods and often times people carry a perception that microwave cooking is not “natural” and causes damage at a “micro” level. So today from a neutral standpoint, we analyze what research studies and […]

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Of Ramadan, Navratri & Lent: Researched Benefits of Fasting & Mistakes People Make

Fasting is often associated with sacrifice and religion; to submit your physical urges for a higher purpose. Most religions around the world have fasting rituals in some form or the other. Some are seasonal fasts like Ramadan in Islam, Navratri in Hinduism and Lent in Christianity, while others preach fasting on a regular basis like […]


Why Fruit Juices are good, only in your Vodka

Who doesn’t love fruits? They are like candies from Nature and are great for health. But many fruits take effort to cut/peel and they often start perishing within 3-4 days. As modern age progressed, this was almost a no-brainer to produce something from fruits which can tackle these two situations. The solution invented was packaged […]


Quick Reads: An Open Letter to Curvy Feminists

“Real women have curves”, “Real men like curves” are phrases often shared on social media platforms often showing a skinny girl in comparison to someone with voluptuous curves with an obvious glorification of the second one. And it often happens that the person sharing herself is “curvy” (notice the deliberate attempt of avoiding the word […]


Quick Reads: Humorous Conversation at a Celebrity Nutritionist’s Clinic 1

Got a call for a free diet consultation session from a famous Celebrity Nutritionist’s clinic near Powai. Following are few excerpts which made me think whether to laugh at the dietitian’s lack of knowledge or to feel sad about people who pay loads of money to such incompetent professionals and trust them with their health: […]

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Processed Food & Nutrition Labeling: How to Choose Healthier Options

Processed foods get a lot of hate these days as THE culprit for making people fat. But often they are the only option available to us, especially for people who can’t cook e.g. male bachelors. We know home cooked food is better but if we are going to eat processed foods out of choice or […]