Health and Fitness

Ideal gaps between meals and it’s effectivity in weight loss

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There are many questions and suggestions on what should be the ideal time gap between two meals. According to Dt. Siddhi Takalkar-Deshpande a Registered Dietitian and Founder at Nutriworks you should have a gap of 3 to 5 hours between your meals. Here is how any longer or shorter gap can affect your process of weight loss: Long Gaps: When there are long gaps between meals, your body moves from a fat burning mode to a fat preservation mode. That means that your body will burn muscle instead of fat. This eventually slow down your metabolism and cause a depletion […]

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Weight Loss Myths and Facts

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Here are Few Myths busted and Facts stated that are always been surfaced in relation to weight loss as told by Dt. Siddhi Takalkar-Deshpande; a Registered Dietitian and Founder at Nutriworks. She is the best dietician in Pune for weight loss. Myth: Eating too many carbs will make you fat Well it is true that eating too many carbs may cause weight gain but the weight gain would be due to consuming too many extra calories, not from the carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are an important food source for healthy nutrition—they fuel our bodies. Carbohydrates make up 45 to 65 percent of […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]