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5 things you must include in your diet if you’re heading to the gym!

There is no point of heading to the gym if you don’t have these things in your daily diet!

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Are you heading to the gym these days? Well if you are, you probably know that exercising or weight lifting won’t help you get that perfect body unless you have the perfect diet.

 

Many people do not realize the importance of a good healthy diet when exercising and how it speeds up the body building process! It’s no rocket science, you just have to eat foods that give high protein. You can always drink those protein shakes and get yourself in shape within 2-3 months, but hey, what’s better than a body made from a natural diet?

 

We have listed down the top foods which YOU MUST include in your daily diet if you’re heading to the gym these days and want that perfect summer body! REMEMBER THERE IS NO POINT OF GOING TO THE GYM WITHOUT A PROPER AND HEALTHY DIET!

1) LEAN BEEF

For those who are trying to lose weight, this should come as great news – a 3oz serving of lean beef provides roughly the same amount of protein as 1.5 cups of beans, but at half the calories.  A 3-ounce serving of beef also is an excellent source of zinc, vitamin B12, selenium and phosphorus, which means it provides at least 20 percent of the Daily Value for these nutrients per serving.

 

                     2) SKINLESS CHICKEN

Like beef, chicken is an excellent source of high quality protein, which is important for muscle maintenance and repair, bone health, and weight maintenance. Half a chicken breast comes with 142 calories and only 3 grams of fat. Also, additionally, you can get a plentiful supply of essential vitamins such as vitamin E, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12.

 

3) TUNA AND OTHER FISH

Fish are high in protein, low in fat, and rich in omega-3 fatty acids. It is loaded with important nutrients, such as protein and vitamin D. Fish is also the world’s best source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are incredibly important for your body and brain.This is the only seafood that nutritionists recommend when you opt for a healthy lifestyle. Moreover, if you are losing rather gaining and want to lose larger amounts of fat to avoid further daunting health problems, you should incorporate fish variety such as tuna, mackerel, and salmon into your daily diet.

 

   

4) OATMEAL

 

 

Oatmeal is a great source of carbohydrates due to both its low glycemic index (GI) value and the fact it is minimally processed.They also contain more protein and fat than most grains. Oats are loaded with important vitamins, minerals and antioxidant plant compounds.Oats may help lower blood sugar levels, especially in people who are overweight or have type 2 diabetes. 

 

    5) EGGS

Eggs contain high quality protein, nine essential amino acids, the right kind of fat, and vitamin D.Eggs are a very good source of inexpensive, high quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white along with vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat than the yolk. Eggs are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper.

 

 

 

 

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Jaazibiyat – Skincare at its finest!

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Jaazibiyat is a state of the art aesthetic clinic that provides the best, comprehensive treatment array for skin solutions. If you’re looking to get minor, non-invasive treatments then this is the place for you.

I met with Dr. Kamran for my consult and decided on the Vampire Facial. It is also known as a blood-facial or PRP facial, involves extracting blood from a patient’s arm and using a centrifuge to separate the platelets and plasma from the red blood cells. These platelets are then injected back into your skin through problem areas of the face. In my experience, i had some scars which have gone away over the span of one week but I could instantly feel the difference. My skin was definitely even tones and brighter instantly after it was done

Before and After ( the entire process takes up to one hour)

We sat down with Dr. Kamran to learn about more services they had to offer and here is what we discussed:

Tell us a little about your field of work?

I purely practice minimally invasive aesthetics, skin care, aesthetic gynecology and weight management. This includes procedures like Botox, fillers, PRP, diet plans, thread lifts etc. You will be amazed to know that how much can be achieved by combining procedures. 
Our clinic however offers all aesthetic solutions under one roof. Other doctors do procedures that I don’t do myself. 

Where did you get certified?

I have been trained by some of the best in this field. I got my diploma in aesthetics from University of Niece. Another diploma is from the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. I was at the University of Surrey for my first post graduation. Besides this I have numerous international certifications in the field of my expertise. I travel twice a year for either refreshing my knowledge or learning new areas of aesthetic practice.

Dr. Kamran of Jaazibiyat

What made you open Jaazibiyat in Lahore ?

I saw the need of a complete aesthetic solution clinic under one roof in Lahore. At Jaazibiyat-Aesthetics Redefined every client is special. We give proper time for consultation and treatment unlike others. I believe in zero wait time that is why we work by appointment. This is one of the very few clinics where all support staff are qualified nurses. We always add a special ingredient of love and affection in all our procedures. For us you are special. Our belief is that every client is different and therefore we customize the treatment plan to the need of the client. We do not have a one size fits all strategy like others. 

What treatments do you offer ?

We offer all aesthetic treatments, lasers for hair removal and skin conditions, skin care regimens, weight solutions, aesthetic gynecology, hair transplant and the list goes on.

Tell us about the vampire facial? 

As the name suggests it’s to do with blood. The myth is that Vampires don’t grow old as they drink blood, hence the name. Scientifically it’s PRP( platelet rich plasma) that contains a lot of growth factors. Injecting PRP helps in different conditions from arthritis to facial rejuvenation to stopping hair fall. The important thing to understand is the PRP system being used as that dictates the quality of the Platelets. Then comes the injection technique. We have one of the best PRP system at Jaazibiyat.

This was the blood drawn from my arm.

We heard your clinic is starting microblading and many other new procedures, could you tell us a little about them?

Yes we have started micro-blading and eye lash extension. The earlier is for people who have thin brow or thinking of scalp hair and no other treatment option is there. Lash extension is a benefit for those who want heavier and longer lashes to add to their beauty. In the very near future we will be bringing in more treatments that are available internationally but lacking in Pakistan.

You can find the Jaaazibiyat Clinic at 10-Q Gulberg 2, Extension M.M Alam Road, Lahore.

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In conversation with Dr. Masooma of INQALAB CENTRE.

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This week we visited Qalbish by Inqalab Centre for Ayurvedic treatments and consultation. After spending three hours being educated on what is good for our Chakra and being pampered enough feel refreshed for the whole month – we decided to dig in a little more and find out what else they are offering.

Tell us a little about the Inqalab centre?

As by name INQALAB it’s a healing Center with revolutionary things happening inside operational since 1997 from last twenty years serving people with all kind of alternative medicine under one rough traditional chides medicine , Acupuncture ,Hikmat ,ayurvedic treatment , Homeopathy and much more And giving best results DR A.M Chauhdry being a Western practional and PhD traditional Chinese medicine , Ayurvedic specialist ,FTJ, Homeopath and Ayurvedic specialist in pain management is our main consultant Dr Masooma Zehra MD Acupuncturist, Tcm Specialist, FTJ, Hijama specialist and Ayurvedic pain and beauty consultant Combination of these two make this Center the best alternative medicine Center of PUNJAB Moto of INQALAB “WE CARE FOR YOUR HEALTH”

Where did you get certified in Ayurvedic Medicine?

From Sri Lanka

How did you decide ayurvedic treatment was the way to go?

In 2015 we went to srilanka for world alternative medicine conference and got gold medal on our best performance and thesis there during our tour  we went to different Ayurvedic Center and were delighted  to see best results in pain management and beauty so decided to learn more and went again in 2016 for love of knowledge and found that it’s just not effactive in pain and beauty but also it helps to maintain healthy life and cure many diseases After retiring back we decided to open a unique Ayurvedic spa by name of QALBISH BY INQALAB and here we are.

What is the Panchkarma treatment?

Panchakarma is the purification therapy used in Ayurvedic medicine The word panchakarma means five actions and refers to five procedures intended to intensively cleanse and restore balance to the body, mind, and emotions. Panchakarma is used by Ayurvedic physicians as a treatment of a wide variety of health conditions and as a preventative measures
The first step of any Ayurvedic treatment is a thorough examination and diagnosis by an Ayurvedic practitioner, who determines the type and extent of panchakarma treatment required. According to Ayurvedic theory, physical and emotional traits are classified as three doshas—vata, kapha, and pitta. Each individual has all three doshas with one predominating. If an imbalance occurs, diseases/conditions appear. Panchakarma rebalances the doshas, bringing them back to equilibrium and the individual back to good health. The physician may prescribe herbal remedies and recommend dietary and lifestyle changes that may be enacted before, during and after panchakarma.
Five treatments are selected by physician according to patients health issues or client who just came to have punchkarma for general well being but mainly they are First step of punchkarma is oiling Abhyanga (body massage ) or Marma massage Shrudhara (oil pouring in head )
Swedana (sweating with medicated steam This is the main part of punchkarma And rest like vamana (vomiting), verchana (purgation) , nasya (nasal oiling and steam) , karnapurna (ear oiling and steam with medicinal herbs and vasti (oil tank for pain relief)  is given according to the health condition of the client.

What are the most popular treatments at the clinic?

Could you tell us more about them? Ayurvedic manicure and pedicure Along with Ayurvedic facials are getting more popular And SHRODHARA Is also getting very popular It’s an oil pouring treatment of one litre of oil in head for good 45 minutes which relaxes your nervous system and take you to an other world 

How has the response been since you guys opened up in Lahore ?

Alhumdullillah ALLAH has been so kind people not only from Lahore even from Multan, Faisalabad, Islamabad are coming to take different treatments as we have a unique thing about our spa it’s first ever spa in Pakistan where you can get Ayurvedic therapies under supervison of Ayurvedic physician for beauty, general health and different chronic or acute diseases as well

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