Getting ready for #MyFriendAlexa!

So, it’s the first time for me! I am all nervous and confused and searching all those articles on Alexa rank and browsing through twitter with the hashtag, #MyFriendAlexa and literally spamming blogchatter team there with my queries! Thanks God their patient and didn’t block me for this!

But I guess, I have got the main idea digested! It’s a blogging festival! A big one! That’ll eventually help me get a higher performance for my blog and not to forget getting the better ranking at its highness, Alexa. The lower I rank at Alexa, the higher I rank in the blogging world. Plus the interactions and genuine feedback’s I would be getting on my blog would be another positive factor to look forward to.

What’s more? For the love of reading, I get to read some varied works of numerous bloggers all so experienced and amazing writers because of this fest. A minimum of eight or many in one or many niches are welcome here too.

I guess, I should dedicate my September to a month full of variety of niches covered in this blogging fest. I would start a chain of blogs with genres and cover almost all aspects of lifestyle and other niches while we complete the fest. For example, my first blog would be on pregnancy stages while second can be on fashion styles. I can dedicate my third one for food and the fourth one for technology. Similarly, writing on travel for the fifth and finance for the sixth would be a great choice too. I am planning to let my seventh post be dedicated to food and eighth one for travel! Who knows I may even cross the eight figure and write more! May be the ninth one would be on parenting and tenth one can be on home decor ideas and I can even write an eleventh on fiction and more on parenting and more.

Let see if these ideas work and I can survive through this challenge after the A2Z challenge! Wish me luck and stay tuned for a month full of varied and exciting posts!

Fight belly fat smartly!

Junks, untimely meals and stressed lifestyle! Your physic gets effected no doubt. The one thing for which you take pains to make it presentable gets the most effected and in the most weird manner by your unhealthy lifestyle practices. Who likes looking unshapely? But sometimes even lots of practices and efforts can’t get you the dream figure you desire for yourself. But for the remaining some, are these simple steps that can get you the desired body shape you want.

We very well know walking and jogging and exercises gets your body toned. This inclement hips, thighs, arms and legs. But, the most difficult task of all is to get that belly fat out of your body. The one adamant part of flesh in your body that refuses to budge even with some really great efforts put by us. Let’s get reading those important tips to level your tummy.

Sitting position alterations!

Do you know your sitting position can effects your body shaping and toning the most? Yes, during meals or otherwise, whenever you sit, try sitting on the floor with your one leg folded and the other half folded as if it’s pressing your stomach in. This will gradually tighten your tummy muscles and help in contraction of the skin.

The sitting and standing workout!

Remember during schools days we used to get punished to catch our ears and do the sitting up and standing action twenty times? Well, now you just have to do that. A daily ten minutes in this exercise can get your tummy tucked inside in its position really fast.

Stairs instead of elevators!

The really simple yet tiresome workout that guards our daily lifestyle but can do wonders for burning those belly fats. As you keep going climbing those stairs and going down through them, you are actually bringing about a huge difference in your figure.

Cycling!

A daily half an hour of vigorous cycling can do this incredible job of burning those belly fats within no time. The one exercise that can even your whole body at he same time and if continued for longer, helps in maintaining the same for years.

Green tea!

Cutting out those fats and cheese is what we usually do while we are on a diet or on a mission to reduce. But, adding this magical potion of green tea can actually help you loads in burning belly fats. Just two cups of green tea daily can keep your regime intact and helps in burning those extra fats from your body. Te-A-Me green teas are the best for working against belly fats where in the natural ingredients of ginger and honey leads to a gradual decrease in tummy fats.

With these simple yet daily procedures to be included in your daily lifestyle, I am pretty sure you can see a drastic change in your tummy bulging within no time!

Thanks a lot to our sponsor TE-A-ME and hosts Sayeri from sayeridiary.com and Jhilmil from mommyinme.com , for having this fun carnival!

Distinguishing between the symptoms of chikungunya and dengue!

Knowing chikungunya and dengue.

Mosquitoes borne diseases are on a high since the last decade in India and other Asian countries. Out of these, dengue is often fatal and chikungunya can also lead to death in various cases. The cause of them both is mosquitoes bites though their sources lie from different mosquito families.

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On the onset of these diseases, experts get confused mostly detecting whether its dengue or chikungunya because the symptoms of dengue and that of chikungunya are almost similar with mild differences. Hence, medication often gets mislead and the process of curing the illness takes longer than usual. Today, let’s get discriminating the symptoms of both the fevers so that we get a better understanding of them.

chikungunya dengue symptoms

Dengue symptoms

  • Sudden high fever
  • Severe headache
  • Pain in eyes
  • Body and joints pain
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Bleeding of nose.

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  • chikungunya symptoms

    Rashes
    Pain in joints with a slight swelling
    Nausea
    Headache and fever
    Vomiting.

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Discrimination between chikungunya and dengue!

  • In dengue fever, the incubation period is of about 3-7 days and remains for about 4-6 weeks while in chikungunya fever, the incubation period is of 1-10 days and it remains for about a fortnight.
  • Dengue fever carries high fever with severe headache, rashes and joint pains. In chikungunya, fever is accompanied with extreme joint pain and mild rashes.
  • Muscle pain is mostly around the back portion of arms and legs and there’s a high degree of joint pain on shoulders and knees. While is chikungunya, joint pain remains on hands and feet with some swelling at the area.
  • Dengue symptoms in adults includes heavy bleeding sometimes from nose too.
  • Rashes are mostly experienced on the face in dengue while in chikungunya, the rashes can be felt on the face, trunk, lips, palm and face.

Preventive measures! While we know both of the diseases have no proper vaccines till recently, it’s important to follow the precautions religiously to avoid the onset of these dangerous diseases.

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  • Wearing of full sleeves clothes to avoid exposing the skin to mosquito bites.
  • Using of effective and skin friendly mosquito repellent creams like GoodKnight mosquito repellent skin gel.
  • When outdoors, keeping the kids safe by using mosquito repellent patches.
  • Closing off the windows after sunset or using the mosquito repellent machines at home.

Just remember being aware of these diseases and using preventing measures to avoid it and experiencing the pain of it and the painful efforts that goes in curing it!

 

Fastest four healthy recipes with prawns and fish this #worldhealthday!

The need for a healthy diet!

A healthy diet is a healthy you! In this day of continuous stress and excessive work load cramping our body and soul extensively, staying healthy has become an essential target that’s too difficult to achieve! Either we are always on a go, hence, we end up ordering those restaurant meals or start heating up the ready to eat food with loads of preservatives in it. We hardly think about getting our meals organised. Like, getting fresh raw materials delivered at home and then preparing some unique dishes with it. There are numnerous online stores like cambay tiger available doing so nowadays which do deliver fresh fish for our wholesome meal in the minimum time at our doorstep. The lack of time to catch up with basic exercise and walks adds up to this misery. The result is in front of us. The machine depended generation today have turned in to a 24/7 working machine with serious illnesses like insomnia, diabetes, thyroid, high blood pressure, hazardous chronic diseases, PCOD and most of all, obesity.

Sea food, a healthier ingredient!

While being on a consistent quest on finding the best, fastest and healthiest meal pattern, I came across some quite useful tips and recipes to attain better health with quality eating. While I sorted out some excotic, healthier and quality veggies for the purpose, I also made quite a discovery with the non veg ones. For example, one of the fastest meal option in sea food, prawns are even low in calories and protein than in chicken, yet with much more protein. Prawns contain magnesium, which plays a role in nerve and muscle function and bone devolupment. Fish is slow fat high quality protein and is filled with omega 3 ac plus vitamins such a D and B2 (riboflavin). Fish is rich in calcium, phosphorous and a rice source of minerals such as iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium and potassium.

Searching rapid recipes

Thus, I got a hang on some of the easiest, fastest health food recipes that contains these two and tastes yummy too! Let me share it with all you sea food lovers and health conscious foodies, believe me, they are extremely filling, have got enough nutritions that your body needs and taste just more than amazing.
Grilled fish in beetroot puree
Ingredients

•1 whole silver pomfret (or any other fish of your choice) cleaned and salted.

•1 whole beetroot grind in to a puree form

•half lime juice.


Method

Mix on the fish lime and beetroot juice and keep it for grilling in tltour oven at 180° for 20 minutes. Turn the sides in between to get both the sides grilled perfectly. Serve hot with green chutney and green salad.

Healthy prawns tricolor tikka
Ingredients
•250 grams large sized prawns cleaned and without tail.

•Half a cup of calcium all cut in cubes

•Salt to taste

•Teaspoon of Ginger garlic paste.

Method

Add salt and ginger garlic paste to the prawns and keep it for around ten minutes. Add prawns and capsicum cubes to the stick for tikkas. Put it in your oven at 180° for 10 minutes. Serve hot with schezuan chutney.

Prawns honey and olive oil salad:
Ingredients
•250 grams large sized prawns, cleaned and without tail.

•Small piece of broccoli, capsicum, cabbage and bell peppers.

•Half tablespoon honey

•Half teaspoon olive oil

•Salt to taste.

Method

•Heat some drops of olive oil in a pan, add the prawns to it and add some salt. Let the water evaporate.

•Cut the veggies in tiny pieces and mix them with cooked prwans. Add honey and a little olive oil from top as dressing and enjoy your healthy salad.

Tomato prawns curry cooked in olive oil
Ingredients
•1 cup large sized prawns, cleaned and without tail.

•1 cup tomato puree

•1/2 teaspoons of olive oil

•Half teaspoon ginger garlic paste

•1 teaspoon coriander powder

•1 teaspoon chilli powder

•1 teaspoon cumin powder

•Coriander leaves to garnish and sal to taste.

Method

In a pan, crackle the prawns in olive oil,. Stir fry for two minutes more after adding salt and ginger garlic paste. Add the coriander, chilli and cumin powder to it along with tomato puree. Cook for ten minutes, and some water according to your desired consistency of the curry. Garnish it with some coriander leaves in the end and enjoy with steamed rice.

These are some of the excotic yet healthy dishes you can prepare with fresh sea food in just less than an hour. But, the quest that arises with it is, where is the time to shop for those fresh sea food for these health meals? Well, fret not, just bookmark cambay tiger on your mobile, or follow them on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and order from the various varieties of fresh sea food from them. They are the market leaders in serving fresh fishes since 1997.

As they say on their website, We clean it, cut it, fillet it, marinate it, and then either turn it into ready-to-cook fish products or freeze it. (There’s a whole science to freezing and storing.) Which is why not only does our fresh fish taste fresh, so does our frozen fish, marinated fish and our ready to cook fish.

So, why wait more? Get your choices personalised and customised the way you want them. If you like your fish marinated in a certain style, they deliver it so to you. If you love your sea food without tails, just like how I do, you can order it that way too.

As a better step for your better health, get going and start ordering your favourite sea food and cook it in the most delicious way with fresh sea food delivered from cambay tiger!

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