Often times, you must have seen your elders ending their meals with jaggery. Its sweet taste makes them a favorite among children as well, but it is the youth who stays away from eating it. But you would be surprised to know that a small bite of jaggery can provide you with enormous health benefits.
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 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
Fibre Rich Indian Foods That You Should Be Aware Of We all are focused towards consuming a protein-rich, carbohydrate-rich, and even vitamin-rich diet. But have you ever thought of following a ‘fibre-rich diet?’ Yes, despite being one of the most important ingredients for our body, fibre is always ignored and bypassed. Fibre is highly beneficial
With increasing dengue casualties in India, there is an urgent cause to worry about the rapidly-spreading malady. Dengue fever is considered as a chronic illness and if left untreated or diagnosed lately, can cause a person to lose his life. But the good thing is that consuming a diet customized for dengue patients, it
Have you ever thought that despite eating a small plate you are still gaining those extra pounds? Or might be you are highly conscious about your health but still diagnosed with health ailments, like thyroid, cholesterol, or more? Might be the reason is your diet. Yes! If you are consuming an unbalanced diet, one
The key to effective bodybuilding is a regular workout and eating healthy. Whether you want to build your body to make it to the fashion world or want to participate in the next championship, a perfect balance between your workout and dietary regimen can help you achieve your goal. But if expensive protein shakes and
Sports nutrition is the study and practice of nutrition and diet with regards to improving anyone's athletic performance. Effective diet and nutrition are an important part of an athlete’s training. A sportsman’s valued qualities- strength, agility, endurance, and vigilance are the result of his nutrition-rich diet regimen recommended by the sports nutritionists. Every athlete’s body type, kind of sports, training