As a child growing up, I remember I was never served with options on my plate. I remember there were a few fragrances of cooked food that I did not like, but I was never offered another option. So, it was either eat what has been served or don’t eat. I have no doubt that
About Amit ShahAmit Shah is a renowned Diet and Nutrition Counsellor from Mumbai, India. Where most nutritionists, doctors and dieticians focus on weight loss as the primary component of healthy living; Amit's focus is on helping you discover and decipher a sustainable, long term plan for yourself, that takes into account your existing lifestyle, eating and activity habits and even your dietary preferences to come up with a unique, customised solution for you.
About millions of people across the world suffer from the problem of high blood pressure or hypertension. Not only adults, but even children can develop this problem. High blood pressure is severe as it increases the risk of heart attack and strokes. This reminds me of one of my patients, Viraj, who was diagnosed with
Have you ever thought about how your body controls your weight and appetite? How does it know when to sleep and when to eat? It’s true that it is quite a complex process that involves a balanced functioning of a set of chemical interactions between your nervous system, brain, hormones, fat cells, and endocrine system.
Besides obesity, one lifestyle disorder that is commonly increasing among young females is PCOS. Also known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, this syndrome can occur in any women of reproductive age. With rapid deterioration of lifestyle and increase in stress levels, there has been a sudden rise in PCOS cases across the world. This disorder can
With increasing health issues like diabetes, thyroid, blood pressure, and most importantly, obesity, which is a problem even in young kids, buying food products packed with healthy ingredients has become a must. For such reasons, everyone is looking out for healthy foods that can provide their bodies with essential nutrients. Out there are so many
A buzzword in the wellness and health industry is ‘inflammation’ and so you would find anti-inflammatory diets all around. If you really don’t have any idea about inflammation or confused what it exactly means and how does it affect your body then I would suggest reading this post! My today’s post will clear all your
When you are trying to lose weight but cannot manage your taste buds then eating out can be complicated! As far as I am concerned, I follow the 80-20 rule for diet. If you are restricting yourself 80%, then you can treat your taste buds with your favorite foods, 20% of the times, which can
Most of you must have been following fasting as a part of your spiritual, religious, and cultural traditions. Born out of this, is a new way of fasting – IF or Intermittent Fasting! This is something really very different and that your ancestors used to follow in the era when there was no refrigeration, microwaves,
It’s a new morning and I am here writing another post for my readers. When I was thinking about what to write suddenly I received a call from one of my clients, Shikha. She met excessive weight gain and the reason behind it was her thyroid. Shikha started with a lectin-free diet in order to
Probiotics are great to boost energy levels. They help improve digestion and release B-vitamins. So, when we are not properly digesting our foods, we are not getting the right micronutrients and macronutrients needed by our bodies to produce energy. We can be consuming all the right things, but if we lack proper digestion that is