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Nutritionist Suggest Simple Dietary Changes To Combat Anxiety

Amid increasing COVID-caused mental stress and anxiety, nutritionist Nmami Agarwal said the issues can be handled by making simple tweaks into our everyday diet. Highlighting the correlation between gut health and mental health, she suggested that adding nuts, fish, yogurt, idli, and polyphenol-rich items like coffee and green tea increases the production of healthy gut bacteria in the body. Exercise and a healthy sleeping pattern also work… read-more

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Nutritionist, Stress, anxiety, food

Courtesy: NDTV

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Nutritionist Suggests Hacks For Stomach Flu Patients

For those recovering from stomach flu, nutritionist Karishma Chawla recommends consuming adequate fluids to make up for lost fluid due to diarrhoea and vomiting. Stomach flu is identified with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain. Chawla advises consuming low fibre food like rice/moong dal khichdi, eggs and plain soup. She also suggests refraining from 'difficult to digest foods' like fried, spicy, sugary, raw and… read-more

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 03:20 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Karishma Chawla, Stomach Flu, Diarrhea

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Use Packed, Unpolished, Diff Types Of Dal On Rotation: Nutritionist

To tackle the common protein deficiency crisis, nutritionist Kavita Devgan recommends to add dal to diet with several hacks for better effect. Kavita suggests to consume packaged, unpolished dal which has its nutrients intact and is filled with anti-cancer chemicals. Besides, Kavita also advises to consume different lentils on rotation basis and be inventive with the routine. The nutritionist says low cholesterol level and slow aging are some… read-more

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 11:57 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Kavita Devgan, Dal, Lentils, cholesterol

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Pair Fruits With Good Fat, Protein To Gain Energy For Longer Time: Nutritionist

To avoid hunger for longer period while being nutritionally full, nutritionist Shivika Gandhi suggested to pair fruits with good fats and protein. Sharing her advice through Instagram, Shivika recommended adding more substance like consuming apples with walnuts or yogurt to diet, to avoid binging on "trail of chips, biscuits and namkeen" later. These ideas are primarily to increase energy density via high-energy foods which in turn would curb… read-more

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 06:58 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Shivika Gandhi, protein, walnuts

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Better Results If Fruits Are Eaten In First Half Of Day: Nutritionist

Nutritionist Karishma Chawla says that one needs to be careful about how and when to consume fruits and juices to manage blood sugar levels. To avoid insulin spike, Karishma recommends consuming whole fruits rather than juice in the first half of the day. Meanwhile, juices can be consumed post rigorous workouts. Besides, she suggests avoiding fruits after meals citing indigestion and limiting high sugary fruits to twice a week.

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 04:14 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Karishma Chawla, Fruits, Insulin, blood sugar

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Nutritionist Suggests Radish For Improved Immunity, Skin, Heart Health

Nutritionist Munmun Ganeriwala advises to include radish in winter-diet for its numerous benefits, including properties to cure cough and cold. Munmun says, adding radish in everyday diet enhances skin glow along with boosting immunity. Loaded with vitamins like A, C, E, B6, and potassium, radish also helps in managing blood pressure, liver function and heart health. The low levels of carbohydrates and glycemic index makes radishes beneficial… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 03:15 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Munmun Ganeriwala, Radish, Immunity

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Stay Hydrated, Avoid Junk Food To Banish Dark Circles

For getting rid of dark circles, nutritionist Dr Rohini Patil suggests consumption of foods containing natural diuretics like watermelon, celery and cucumber. Rohini advises to avoid junk food and artificial diuretics along with alcohol, caffeinated drinks, salty and greasy foods. Proper hydration by adding loads of cucumber in diet is also helpful in reducing dark circles. Putting cucumber-pieces over the eyes and consuming vitamins and… read-more

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 04:10 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Dr. Rohini Patil, Dark Circles, Junk Food, Diuretics, Caffeine

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Proper Quality, Quantity Of Fat Is Must To Avoid Weight Gain: Nutritionist

Nutritionist Pooja Makhija emphasizes on consuming fats in both reasonable quantity and quality to avoid unnecessary weight gain. She says consuming the wrong kind and improper amount of fat makes one overweight. According to Makhija, one must consume 20% of her/his daily calorie-intake from fats that come from natural foods, and avoid bad fats (processed, refined and boxed foods). She added considerable fat-consumption is necessary for… read-more

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 03:42 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Pooja Makhija, Good Fats, Bad Fats, Processed Food

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Thyroid Complications: Nutritionist Suggests Hacks To Avoid Them

Nutritionist Munmun Ganeriwala emphasizes on tackling thyroid related issues early to assure healthy metabolism and ultimately, optimum body weight. She advices to refrain consuming packaged foods which disturbs sodium-potassium balance in body cells. Besides, including fibre, carbs and iodine-rich whole grain foods along with proper vitamin D supply is also advised. Moreover, she recommends yoga or cardio exercises for training with… read-more

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 01:12 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Munmun Ganeriwala, Thyroid Complication, Yoga, Cardio Exercises

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Nutritionist Hints Ways To Lower Sugar Intake; Nods Whole Foods

Planning your diet correctly may help you in controlling sugar levels, stated Delhi-based nutritionist Anjali Khanna. Anjali stated that emphasizing whole foods and adding a variety to the plate would lead to decreased sugar consumption. Moreover, she suggested people switch to low-calorie sugar-free sweeteners. The dietician suggested that with zero nutritive value, high levels of sugar intake can result in overweight, obesity, dental issues… read-more

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 08:03 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Lifestyle, Sugar Intake, SUGAR LEVEL, Nutritionist

Courtesy: Hindustan Times