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8 best foods to beat PMS

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8 best foods to beat PMS

Every woman has her own unique body signs that tell her when ‘aunt flo’ is about to visit every month. Bloating, headaches, mood swings and cramps can really dampen your spirits right before the periods start. These symptoms affect different women differently, and if they have a negative impact on some aspect of your life, then it is termed as PMS, or premenstrual syndrome. PMS is a condition that may affect a woman’s emotional and physical health, as well as behavior. Various over-the-counter pain medications are useful for treating the headaches and cramps, but there is another tool that you […]

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Healthy Nutrition Tips for Kids

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In today’s time healthy lifetime must be a choice and not some kind of trend which will fade away later. Every mother is concerned for their children and try her best to feed her kids food  full of nutrients. But let’s face it, kids are very fussy about food and all they want to eat junk which are less on nutrients side. Since there is so much exposure for kids all they want to have is pizza, burgers and soft drinks. All these can be avoided by simple tips which will make mother’s life easier to feed their child some […]

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8 Super foods to enhance child’s memory for exam

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8 Super foods to enhance child's memory for exam

The exam season is approaching and everyone is stressed-parents, children, pets and even neighbours! Study hours go on till late night or sometimes, begin even before the sun is up. TV time gets severely restricted and anything (read ice cream) that can cause even a small sneeze, is completely banned till vacations. You take so much precaution of your child’s health and make sure they study well, but how about also helping them to retain their knowledge better? A few dietary changes can really be beneficial for their brain function. Here is a list of the top superfoods to boost […]

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Begin your 2020 with these winter foods

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Begin your 2020 with these winter foods

The holidays are just getting over and it’s time to replace your flip flops with formal shoes. It’s a great task to drag yourself to work in such a cold weather. So, here are some of the best winter foods to help you kill the chill- Condiments and spices including ginger, garlic, pepper, cinnamon, etc. These foods are known to increase the body’s metabolism, thereby producing heat and giving you warmth from within. Adding these spices in your daily diet will help you remain warm on the cold wintery days. Berries such as strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, etc. Berries are a […]

Disease Specific Nutrition Tips

15 reasons to consult with a Registered Dietitian

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Registered-Dietitian Siddhi Takalkar

The incidence of non-communicable diseases like obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cardiac diseases, liver and kidney disorders etc has significantly increased in our country. Therefore, it is becoming extremely important to lead a healthy and physically active lifestyle, which requires diet modification and counselling. Various chronic disorders also require specialised medical nutrition therapy along with psychological counselling. These should be scientifically proven and done by a well qualified person. A dietitian is an expert in the human diet and nutrition, making modifications based on the patient’s conditions, needs, medical requirements and other factors. A well qualified dietitian holds at least one degree […]

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Dining Late Often? Know the Effects!

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Hectic schedules, working in shifts, long working hours, late night dinner parties or staying up late often may consistently make you familiar to consume your dinner close to bed time or have nibbling habits late night. When we consume majority of our calorie requirement throughout the day and keep our dinner early and light, it helps to promote overall wellness, control of appetite and adequate energy balance. Consuming food in excess quantities at night can affect your health. Know some of the most commonly caused effects due to late night dinner. Acidity: This is commonly experienced if you lie down […]

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Summer Super Food – Watermelon

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Watermelons can do a lot more than just refreshing you on a hot summer day. On these dehydrating summers, it is better to consume foods with actual cool essence that to consume foods with cold temperature. Watermelon is such a fruit which has a high water content of 92% which not only helps to quench thirst but also refreshes and maintains hydration in exhausting summers. It contains only thirty calories per hundred grams. Apart from this, watermelon contains various important nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Lycopene : Watermelon is specifically rich in lycopene. This lycopene acts as a powerful antioxidant and thus […]

Disease Specific Nutrition Tips

Diabetes Facts…

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Hello all! Many of us have those “sweet” people with diabetes around us. India is already a diabetic capital ranking 2nd in the world for its diabetic population. This population is increasing day by day in spite of Diabetes being a Non-Communicable Disease [NCD]. So what if the prevalence is increasing? Why is diabetes so hyped? Or is it really a life threatening disorder? Let’s know some facts about diabetes. Diabetes is a disease where your blood sugars increase beyond normal [random BSL<140mg/dl] due to improper production, secretion or action of a hormone called insulin in your pancreas. What happens if […]

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Dieting or Die eating..??

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Hello everyone!. Today I start my “Nutrition Works” blog series where I focus on what exactly dieting is! Everyone talks about diet these days. People have become more health conscious. We see health centers on every nook and corner of the city. We see crowded gyms, zumba, yoga, aerobics and other centers. We see healthy food outlets coming up. We see restaurants displaying calories and proteins (nutritive value) of foods they serve. We see precise nutrient information on food labels of packaged food products. We see people practicing their own diet and exercise regime. Your environment may inspire you to follow […]