IMPORTANCE OF WATER RICH FOODS

Water has been identified as a vital nutrient in recent times, the nutritional importance of which has remained elusive among the nutrition fraternity due to its ubiquitous nature. Water intake has been stressed upon recently, as it has dropped considerably among urban Indians due to hectic lifestyles and erratic work routines. Decreased water intake has … Continue reading IMPORTANCE OF WATER RICH FOODS

Cravings are all in the MIND

Often we find ourselves struggling to curb food cravings during the day. Most of the times, several environmental triggers are at play. In this age of media bombardment, its quite natural to be vulnerable to the temptations which arises when we happen to pass by a popular roadside eatery, bakery or patisserie and the lingering … Continue reading Cravings are all in the MIND

World Diabetes Day

14th November as we all know is celebrated as World Diabetes day, a disease which is rapidly growing in India. India has the highest number of diabetic cases in the world. In short India is the Diabetic capital of the world.  Two important factors that contribute to such high number of cases are unhealthy eating … Continue reading World Diabetes Day

POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN DISORDER(PCOD)

What is PCOD?? PCOD is a condition where a woman doesn’t ovulate because the body is producing excess androgens and there is infertility.  Androgens are a group of hormones that include testosterone, DHEA-S and androstenedione. They are responsible for most PCOS symptoms, including infertility, acne, hirsutism, and male pattern balding. A blood test is needed to … Continue reading POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN DISORDER(PCOD)

Food Rules For the Rain!

  We would be surprised how can there be monsoon nutrition?? Like isn’t it that all around the year the general guidelines of nutrition to be healthy is same, then why there is a difference in nutrition in monsoon. Since there is a climatic and temperature change , the immunity levels dropping down. The susceptibility … Continue reading Food Rules For the Rain!

I am a Nutritionist. Yes, I was Fat!

In a culture that places so much emphasis on physical appearance, and weight in particular, it’s no surprise that many people have a love-hate relationship with the size of their bodies.  I confess, I was one of them! Yes, I am a certified clinical nutritionist. And Yes, I was fat. I have been overweight since … Continue reading I am a Nutritionist. Yes, I was Fat!