Health and Fitness

Importance of Protein Consumption in Weight loss

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In the age of lockdown, we are becoming adjusted to the ‘new normal’. And by new normal, it means staring at the computer screen for an unhealthy amount of time, attending never ending Zoom meets and stuffing our mouths with junk and fried foods, gulp down maggi or pakodas. We have become so comfortable in our PJs, that we’re not sure whether we would fit into our jeans anymore. Which basically means, that we’re not taking care of our diet anymore. Did you know, that consuming more protein in our food actually helps in losing weight? So, foods like eggs, […]

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7 Heart Healthy Foods

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Cardiovascular diseases have reached epidemic proportions in India.  It was reported that in 2010, out of a total of 1.89 million annual deaths, 0.59 million (31%) occurred at age <60 years and 1.09 million (58%) at age <70 years. Hence, it is extremely important to keep our hearts healthy.   Consuming high amount of carbs and fats not only affects our heart, but also impacts our waistline.  Eating heart healthy foods definitely reduces the risk of heart diseases. Also, eating well cooked, unprocessed foods are the key to have a healthy heart. Below are some heart healthy foods: Fish:  Fish has a high amount of […]

Diabetes

Classical Symptoms Of Diabetes and Diagnosing Diabetes Early On

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Diabetes is a metabolic condition in which the level of sugar in the blood is extremely high.  It is a chronic condition in which the body does not produce enough insulin.  Our pancreas produces a hormone called the insulin. This hormone helps converting the glucose from the food into energy. When the pancreas stops producing insulin, or becomes resistant to insulin, this glucose enters the blood stream. This causes thecondition of diabetes. Types of diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes, is a condition that generally occurs in children.  It is an autoimmune disease where […]

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5 Recipes with Eggs for Breakfast

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Are you tired of eating the same poha, or upma or khichdieveryday?  With the lockdown, it is indeed difficult to gorge in samosas or wadas from outside.   You can always opt for eggs, make an omelette or sunny side up, which is fairly quick and easy, and also extremely healthy.  Eggs have 7 grams of protein, and only 1.5 grams of saturated fat.  Hence goes the saying, “Sunday Hoya Monday, rozkhaoAnde” However, if you’re bored of eating the same egg recipes everyday for breakfast, here are 5 quick, easy breakfast options with eggs:  1) Egg bites This is an extremely […]

Tips For Women

8 Easy health tips for working women

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8 best foods to beat PMS

A woman is always working-be it at home or office. Household work, grocery, cooking, laundry, and the list goes on. And they even manage to handle the office work really well. They aren’t called ‘superwomen’ for nothing! But sometimes these superheroes forget that they need to take care of themselves as well. Being a woman, you tend to prioritise your home, family and work-everything else except for yourself. But, you shouldn’t forget that if you are healthy and fit, people dependant on you will be healthy. A healthy lifestyle is essential to keep up your energy levels, uplift your mood […]

Tips For Women

8 best foods to beat PMS

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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 […]

Tips for Kids

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 […]

Health and Fitness

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 […]