ABHISHIL's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ABHISHIL ABHISHIL's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ A new beginning in stage 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4573987 I am glad I finally reached Stage 3.... <BR> >> Have drunk 8 glasses of water <BR> >> Exercised an hour (pilates) <BR> >> Ate breakfast , had chapattis for lunch <BR> >> Am happy.... Tue, 8 Nov 2011 04:24:00 EST How cool is this ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4491848 I found this at the local supermarket.. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l508252372.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l512341727.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What an innovative idea in packaging.. and truly so convenient.... Sun, 18 Sep 2011 22:10:09 EST Much ado about rice http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4474496 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l557881400.jpg"> <BR> <BR> All I can think of is rice rice rice <BR> Rice and curry tastes so nice.... <BR> Though my meals do give my tummy fullness <BR> My heart does not feel any happiness.... <BR> Happiness is having dal-chawal/ dal -bhaat <BR> I dream of having just that... <BR> The only thing which is seeing me through this phase <BR> Is at month end, my weighscale may show some grace... <BR> Till then with a sigh <BR> I force mysel... Thu, 8 Sep 2011 21:49:35 EST What I learnt from Rujuta Divekar's book http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4471485 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l53509867.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My sister told me of a few of her friends who had lost weight the Rujuta Divekar way. I googled and found her book was making quite a few waves. On my next trip to India, I checked out the airport Crossword and found her book indeed lined up along with other best sellers. <BR> What she says is exercise is a must (first things first). <BR> In addition to it, monitor your diet. <BR> Note down each and every food u... Wed, 7 Sep 2011 12:14:13 EST The Indian Food Chart http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4471365 Nutrient Content 1200 Kcal <BR> 26% Proteins <BR> 54% Carbohydrates <BR> 20% Fats. <BR> <BR> Water : Drink 10 to 12 glasses of water each day <BR> No : Butter, cheese, mayonnaise. <BR> Non-Veg : SInce I am a Bengali and non-veg is an essential part of my food, she advised me to eat one piece but it shouldn't be fried. <BR> Chapati : 6"; To be made of two parts wheat flour (atta) and one part oats(grind it to a powder in the mixie). <BR> 1 bowl = 200 grams <BR> 1 glass = 200 ml <BR> 1 cup ... Wed, 7 Sep 2011 11:17:33 EST An Indian Food Chart for weight loss http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4471287 I have been searching since long for an Indian food chart which I could upload in my dietary preferences page . The spark page does list a number of food and their calories but most of them (obviously and logically) did not match mine. It does allow us to put up our own choice of food but I did not know how many calories did they have... I have finally been given a food chart by a hospital dietitian after a health check up I had recently in India. I am putting up the chart , in case it is h... Wed, 7 Sep 2011 10:41:03 EST