5 Healthy Snacks for flat tummy

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Getting a perfect body is a dream of all, but rarely we live in the body we desire.
We always crave to have the fittest body and what not, we do to achieve it. We workout..sometimes for hours! Sweat, Go through the pain for weeks, Try and Eat Healthy Food, Prepare the Healthiest 3 Course Meal.
BUT what we tend to forget??
The munchies we snack on!

No matter how low cal, low fat, high fiber & high protein your 3 course meals are, if you’re eating junk in between the meals at odd hours when you feel hungry, all that sweat, control and handwork goes down the drain. And along with it goes the dream of a flat tummy.
So here are the 5 healthiest snacks that will not only fulfill that ODD-HOUR Craving but will also accelerate your journey towards a flat tummy.

1. Makhana (lotus seeds): This is the healthiest snack and you can literally munch on it as much as you want.They are high in protein, gluten free, antioxidant, anti aging low fat, high fiber,has very high nutritional values along with a lot of health benefits. Makhanas can be eaten raw or roasted.You can add dry spices to make it tasty. Blackpepper can be excellent choice to accelerate weight loss.makhana-raita-recipe1

2. Dry fruits– When hungry; once in day, a fistfull of dryfruits is suggested to eat. Dry fruits helps to fight colestrol, are a good source of energy, contains good fats that is required for the body and are also tasty, healthy and fulfilling.If eaten right, they can be the best for reducing weight.
Almonds in the morning, Raisins and Dried Figs during lunch, Pistachio and Walnuts should be added in your daily diet for weight loss. Eat them in moderation for reducing belly fat and avoid cashew nuts.33

3. Fruits–  Almost any fruit is going to make a great snack. Fruits are natural Super-foods with immense benefits that helps in weight loss.They are high in fiber and contains natural sugar which is essential for the body.

Watermelon, Apple, Green Apple, Guava, Oranges, Pears, Pomegranate, Kiwi, Papaya & Avocados can be included in your snacks as they are rich in Natural Fiber, Natural sugar, Healthy and Keeps you Hydrated.
You can also add Berries with your fruits or eat them as a separate snack. Berries like Strawberry, Blueberry & Blackberry are rich in Antioxidants, they are Anti Aging and Detoxifying Agent. They keeps you looking fresh and also solves the purpose of keeping hunger at bay for longer duration.


4. Oatmeals: Oatmeals are considered one of the Healthiest snack on Earth. They are High in Fiber, Rich in minerals, very low on calories, accelerates Weight Loss and also can be cooked in numerous tasty ways. It’s a complete meal, rich in Minerals, Vitamins, Proteins, Amino acids and essential Fatty acids.If you are not eating it, you are surely missing out on the best food for good health.


5. Dark chocolate: Got a sweet tooth? Dark Chocolates might help.. Add On..Its also a Healthy Snack!
Now savor your favorite chocolate without any guilt. Studies have found out that eating dark chocolates accelerates metabolism, stabilizes blood sugar level, controls appetite, reduce cravings and helps in Weight Loss.
Caution: Eat in small quantity because you know excess of anything can be bad…;)


Lastly, its your Body… Don’t fill it with junk, cheap, fat and ugly stuff.

Check out this video on healthy snacking..


I LOVE SWIMMING.. oopps!! Tanning..

Hello everyone!

It was quite difficult to decide the topic for my first blog but SUMMER is definitely on my mind. When talking about summer all i think of is Splish, Splash, Sploom! Taking a dip in a pool of cold water, but making a splash can show its effects on your skin and hair if you do not take ample care before and after your swim.



While swimming is on your mind, also in the back of your head you might be worried about the coming “Tan”. Well, not anymore as all you need to do is take care of some teeny-tiny things & Prevent tanning as well as other skin problems.

  • Make sure you always shower before and after you hit the pool
  • Use waterproof sunscreen prior to swimming.
  • Keep yourself hydrated. Drink atleast 2 glasses of water before swimming to maintain natural moisture of the skin
  • Wear eye/ear gears and shower caps as it protects against fungal infections by chlorinated water


Dear mermaid, worry not if you’re already tanned, desperate to remove it and are cluttered with the monthly budget, here are some easy home remedies which you can try at no cost.

  1. Papaya and Honey Face Mask 
    Take a slice of Papaya and blend it with some Honey, make a paste and apply! Wash it off after 15-20min with cold water and moisturize.
  2. Potato and Lemon Face-mask-
    Mix Potato juice with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply and wash with cold water after 30-40 mins after it dries. Moisturize!
  3. Wheat Flour Face-mask-
    Mix 2 tablespoon of wheat flour with water and make a paste (not too thick). Let it dry and wash after 15 mins with cold water. Moisturize!
  4. Besan(Bengal Gram flour) and Turmeric Face-mask-
    Mix 2 tablespoon besan with a pinch of turmeric, 1 tablespoon of milk and crushed orange peel each. Add some rose water to make a paste. Apply for 20 mins, scrub and wash.
  5. Cucumber, Rose Water and Lemon Juice pack-
    Take 1 tablespoon of cucumber juice, lemon juice and rose water each. Apply using a cotton on tanned area. Wait for 10 mins and wash. Moisturize!


I love swimming not only because its fun but also its a great exercise for muscle building & toning. So here i am posting some of my pictures where i am killing this heat, taking a chill pill, not worrying about the tan in the beautiful pool of The Lalit Hotel, Jaipur, wearing a black Monokini from Iconic, Dubai making me look sexy, sultry, classy and chic at the same time….





So, next time do go for a swim, do take a pic and share it with me on the social media

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Anyways 70% of our planet is water and the water level is rising. Shouldn’t you know how to swim?