Weight Gain

Hypertension and Pregnancy: Know the Facts!

By Paras Bliss , Mother and Child Care Hypertension is one of the most adverse health conditions of our times. It is estimated that approximately 20 % of world population suffers from hypertension (also referred to as High Blood Pressure). Hypertension requires special care in certain situations. Pregnancy is one such situation.…

You Can Be Fat and Fit – Or Thin and Unhealthy!

By Dt Vishal Dev , Dietitian/Nutritionist The incidence of obesity is on the rise all across the globe and thus the drive to be fit is also on its way up. Thus, there is rush to lose weight and become fitter, which may come with its own set of problems. Being thin…

How to Control on Obesity During Pregnancy

By Paras Bliss , Mother and Child Care Pregnancy makes a woman’s body go through metabolic and hormonal changes. These changes at a certain level also affect their weight. Being overweight or obese during pregnancy can pose major problems to the health of the mother as well as that of the baby.…

Nutrition Myths – Debunked!

By Dt Lokendra Tomar , Dietitian/Nutritionist Myth 1: Foods marked natural are healthier.   Fact: The FDA i.e. Food and Drug Association doesn’t put much effort into controlling the use of the word “natural” on the nutrient labels. You may notice that a lot of sodas claim to have 100% natural flavors; however,…

Eating Disorders

By Dr. Paresh Trivedi, Psychiatrist Extreme sensitivity and obsession with weight and food related issues are the primary characteristics of eating disorders. There are mainly three types of eating disorders. Many people believe that eating disorders are lifestyle choices, but these are in fact very serious psychological disorders that should be treated…

Connection Between PTSD and Eating Disorder

By Dr. Priyanka Srivastava, Psychologist Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is a psychological condition that is characterized by persistent exaggerated fear responses after a traumatic or shocking experience such as sexual abuse, accidents, military experience etc. Eating disorders are a number of mental conditions which are characterized by abnormal eating habits which…

5 Nutrition Myths You Need To Know About

By Nutrikalp, Dietitian/Nutritionist When it comes to something like nutrition, it’s very necessary to distinguish between myths and facts. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about nutrition, which are so well circulated and popular that they have acquired the status of facts. Following these lies can not only increase the risks of…

Too thin? Here are some tips to gain weight for skinny people

Being skinny is definitely in vogue but not everyone is happy being thin. There a number of ways you can increase your weight to attain your desired frame. Healthy eating habits, exercising properly and sleeping well are the three mantras you need to follow according to Shubha Dhyani, a dietician…

Chemicals in nail polish and soap may result in obesity

Chemical present in everyday products that we all use like plastics, nail polish or soap may increase the amount of fat stored in the body, according to a new research. Chemicals such as Phthalates, which give plastic its suppleness, could harm people’s health, research has claimed. The lead author of…

Cookies or chips? Your child’s choices may anticipate weight gain, study reveals

If your little ones crave more for sweets rather than salty snacks, then they are at a greater risk for gaining excess weight, a new study reveals. The research published in the Pediatrics Journal indicates that people who are more inclined towards sweet products put themselves at an increased risk…