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Intermittent Fasting During Weight Loss

By, Dt. Narendra Babu, Dietitian/Nutritionist Fasting has been followed for thousands of years for weight loss and other purposes. It is undoubtedly one of the most effective ways to lose one’s fat, but fasting can be unhealthy and can make people sick. This is where intermittent fasting is followed. It has…

Overweight and Pregnant: How to manage weight gain during pregnancy?

  By Dr. Purnima , Gynaecology Being overweight during pregnancy is a very common problem; more than 50% of pregnant women have a BMI (body mass index) greater than 25, a count that is attributed to being overweight. If you are one of them, know that it is the time you shed off those…

Overweight and Pregnancy: How to manage weight gain during pregnancy

By Dr. Shaivalini Kamarapu, Gynaecology 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. Associated Risks: The…

Your pregnancy diet may lead your child to be overweight

Recently a team of researchers has conducted a comparative study linking 3,000 women’s pregnancy diet with their babies’ BMI (Body mass index) at 12 months. It has been found that the excessive consumption of drinks containing artificial sweeteners can lead your child to gain weight even be obese by his/her…