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Easy ways to make Indian food healthier!

Easy ways to make Indian food healthier!

Indian food is known the world over for its taste, complexity, texture and of course, its lingering fragrance. Few other cuisines in the world can boast such diversity. In a weekly meal plan, even if every breakfast, lunch and dinner item were Indian in its origin, would you ever run out of variety in each meal? That’s of course the…

The truth about ghee: The facts will shock you

The truth about ghee: The facts will shock you

Ghee is clarified butter, but not too many of us have much ‘clarity’ on the health benefits of ghee. As Indians, we are programmed to like ghee, in much the same way as many of us are taught that milk is a complete food! Well one of these two ‘facts’ will be verified today.  If you remember, I had once…

Healthy substitutions for everyday foods

Healthy substitutions for everyday foods

The key to balanced, nutritious and yummy eating, is often in healthy substitutions. Now we all know that some foods are bad for us; but we are so addicted to eating them in our day to day lives, that somehow we tend to ignore the little voice inside that tells us to avoid them. Substituting certain ‘bad’ or ‘nutritionally challenged’…

Veganism: Separating the facts from the myths

Veganism: Separating the facts from the myths

Veganism is today, what vegetarianism and PETA inspired activism used to be in the 90s and early millennium. While many have adopted veganism as a trend, and many more still dismiss it as a fad of the millennials; the overarching proof points to the fact that veganism (whether you like it or not) is a legitimate, health friendly way of life that is here to stay.

5 things to remember when considering a diet.

5 things to remember when considering a diet.

“To be truly healthy you must EAT RIGHT!” You must have heard this cliche a million times. Eating healthy is one of the biggest myths in modern nutrition. Why? Quite simply because what might be right for you, may not be right for someone else. No two human beings are ever quite alike. Their habits, preferences, dietary choices and a…

Superfoods: Separating the facts from fiction

Superfoods: Separating the facts from fiction

As a nutrition coach one of the questions I get asked an awful lot has to do with superfoods. If you’ve ever visited a website (literally any website), you may have seen an ad or a flashing banner promoting one superfood or the other. So what is it that makes a superfood, super? And what are the facts about superfoods…

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