diet and nutrition

Weight Loss – Can Negative Calorie Diet Help?

By Dt. Sweta Gattani, Dietitian/Nutritionist What are negative calorie foods? The concept of consuming negative-calorie foods is catching up as a popular weight loss aid. According to sources, negative-calorie foods are certain food items which when consumed burn more calories than they contain. The theory behind calling certain foods negative-calorie is…

Eating Disorder – Know Types Of It!

By Dr. Aravinda Jawali,Psychiatry 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 promptly.…

Healthy Eating Habits In Kids – Ensuring It For Good Health!

By Dr. Lalit Mittal, Pediatrics For a growing child, nutrition is everything. Nutrition comes from eating the right food, rich in essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Eating healthy will not only keep your energized but will also improve brain function and result in overall good health in the long run. Sadly, due…

Eye Health – Can Food Help In It?

By Dt. Urvashi Goyani,Dietitian/Nutritionist About 25 million people all over the world are affected by eye problems such as age-linked muscular degeneration and cataracts. In most cases, such diseases are usually caused by oxidation or inflammation of the eyes. Studies have found that a diet rich in nutrients like lutein and…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – What Should You Consume?

By Dt. Roomani Jain, Dietitian/Nutritionist Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a blend of stomach discomfort or pain and issues with bowel routines: either constipation or diarrhea; or having a different kind of stool (slender, hard, or delicate and fluid). A healthy routine diet, by and large, comprises of eating a wide number of nutritious, low-fat nourishments…

What To Eat And Avoid While Detoxifying?

By Dt. Ms. Jyoti Deshmukh, Dietitian/Nutritionist Detoxification is the process of eliminating toxins from the body through the colon and liver. If you have been consuming a lot of junk food, medicines or alcohol, your body will benefit from a detox. It is important to have healthy meals during a detox. Extreme…

Surgery – How To Avoid Complications Related To It?

By Dr. Bijay Kumar, General Surgery Surgical procedures have progressed a lot over the years. They do not pose as great a risk today as it did half a century ago. However, there is still some risk involved nonetheless. According to a survey, around 10 percent of people undergoing major surgery in…

Breaking Through Wrong Notion About Nutritious Diet!

By Dt. Rucha Majmundar Mehta, 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…

Diet Myths And Facts!

By Dt. Preetha Kiran Anchan, 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, they…

Belly Fat – 7 Proven Ways To Burn It Effectively!

By Dr. Bhavna Gandhi, Dietitian/Nutritionist With age, especially during late twenties or early thirties and beyond, it is almost an accepted fact that you will grow fat in the middle. Belly fat affects both men and women with bulging waistlines. This however, is just more than unsightly, as belly fat increases the chance of heart…