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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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5 mistakes not to repeat in 2020

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5 mistakes not to repeat in 2020

The kind of hectic lifestyle we lead today increases the need to unwind, relax and socialize more than we ever did. In the process, we end up making choices which may seem convenient at the time, but which are not really doing any good. Such common mistakes are-   Over-indulging-mood swings, stress, anxiety, work pressure are some of the reasons we give for eating more than that is required. This is especially true for sweets, chocolates, fried and other comfort foods. What we don’t realise is that it is going to be detrimental in the long run. Instead, we should […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for healthy 2020

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5 New Year's Resolutions for healthy 2020

  New Year-New Resolution!   Each of us makes at least one resolution every year-be it learning something new, starting a venture, reading more and the list goes on. Some may think of setting a goal for losing weight, but how many of us think about our overall health and wellness? Think about the bigger picture. Here are 5 Healthy resolutions for a Healthy 2020-   Focus on yourself-we are so busy taking care of our kids, family, work, etc. that we often forget about our own health. Make a resolution to priorities yourself.   Practice mindful eating-mindful eating means […]

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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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Lifestyle Modification And Why It Is So Important?

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Lifestyle Modification

What is lifestyle and what do mean by it? In simple layman terms, lifestyle of a person is simply the way he or she lives their life on a day to day basis in connect with the environment around them. Lifestyle of a person takes into account their culture, family, social class, interests, like, dislikes, activities they conduct both for leisure and work purposes. What are the factors hampering our lifestyle Living a healthy lifestyle is utmost importance, not only for physical health but also for mental peace and sanctity along with betterment in our social and economic life. The […]

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Dieting and The Importance Of Social Support

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Dieting and Importance of Social Support

Diet challenges one’s self control that directly relates with efficiency of results and goals with which one follows a diet. Dieting is eating regulated and supervised food in order to maintain body weight or various blood parameters to prevent ourselves from diseases. Dieting is often hindered because of lack of support, be it family, friends or society. What kind of support does a family / friends need to show? The support a person receives when on a mission is extremely important, be it encouragement related to education, work or even dieting and staying healthy. It makes or breaks a person’s […]

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The Hazardous Ill Effects of Tobacco

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Hazardous ill effects of tobacco

Every year World Anti Tobacco Day is observed on 31st May by the WHO (World Health Organization). It encourages people around the globe to practice abstinence from tobacco for a 24 hour period. What Is Tobacco? And How Is It Made? Tobacco is prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing it. It is an agricultural crop and contains addictive nicotine which is also cancer causing along with being unhealthy for the heart leading to many respiratory diseases. Tobacco farming is not safe for the environment as the use of pesticides and fertilizers depletes the soil of its […]