diet and nutrition

Lowering Cholesterol Naturally – Quick Tips!

By Dt. Sheenu Sanjeev,Dietitian/Nutritionist Though, cholesterol stimulates the proper functioning of cells, hormones and nerves; however, presence of too much cholesterol in the blood can do potential harm to your body. Excess amount of cholesterol in your blood can lead to a condition of Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis refers to a medical condition…

4 Reasons To Eat Walnuts Every Day!

By Dt. Sheenu Sanjeev,Dietitian/Nutritionist Shaped like a brain, walnuts are superfoods that should be a part of your diet every day. Walnuts are extremely good for your metabolism due to them being rich in nutrients. What’s more, they can make you look younger too. Here are how just four walnuts a…

Negative-Calorie Diet Plan: Diet Gimmick Or Weight-Loss Aid?

By Dt. Paridhi Dudani Kalra,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…

Afraid Of Going Under The Knife? Here Are 4 Tips To Stay Healthy And Avoid Surgeries!

By Dr. Rahul Poddar,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…

Want To Gain Weight? Indian Diet Plan For It!

By Dt. Sangita Chatterjee Bisoyi,Dietitian/Nutritionist If you have been that extremely skinny guy in your high school days, never getting picked for the soccer team, then it is time to fix that stubborn weight issue. Fret not, it’s fairly easy, all you have to do is make changes in your diet. Your…

How to Overcome Eating Disorders?

By Dr. Naazneen Ladak,Psychiatry Eating Disorders could be fatal to your overall health and brain. Let’s understand the neurobiology of Eating Disorders- Eating habits have a major influence on today’s generation. Disordered eating habits can cause a serious damage to our nervous system, such as brain damage. Moreover, brain does not…

Diet During PCOS

By Motherhood,Gynaecology Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder caused by abnormally high amounts of male hormones in women. The symptoms of condition are irregular menstruation, high blood sugar, acne, obesity, sleep apnea, excess facial and body hair and difficulty in conceiving. There is no cure for PCOS but changes in…

Strengthen Your Child’s Bones with the Right Nutrition

By Dr. Shivraj Jadhav, Orthopaedics Strong bones and healthy nutrition is all what a child need. Strong bones are crucial to health and healthy nutrition is crucial to strong bones. Especially in child’s age the bones are rather more delicate and are in a growing phase. A healthy set of bones anchor…

Lifestyle And Diet for Diabetes Patients

By Dt. Ms. Janvi Chitalia, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a progressive metabolic disorder caused due to the lack of the hormone, ‘insulin’, in the body. It can be characterised by hallmark signs such as hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar). It is important for a diabetic person to keep his/her diet and lifestyle…

Benefits and Side Effects of High Protein Diet!

By Dr. Lochan Arora, Dietitian/Nutritionist, There have been several contradictions and debates regarding the correlation between arthritis and high protein diets. In the past, some research studies had blamed certain protein-rich foods for arthritic pain and weaker bone density. But more recent studies state that high-protein foods do not affect arthritis. When…