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Diseases
Mubarra

Water retention : All you need to know about it!

We’ve all heard the term “Water weight” being thrown around, but if you don’t understand what exactly it is, then those especially in the midst of a weight loss program can get quite discouraged by its contingency. Contrary to popular belief, Water retention is actually a helpful signal since it indicates the imbalance in the body.

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Diseases
Banhishikha Roy

Intermittent fasting – The Fast and Feast diet

Intermittent fasting is also called “alternate day fasting” or “intermittent energy restriction.” It is the process of fasting and feasting alternately. Intermittent fasting is in trend and type of eating pattern in which we have to practice to limit the food intake in a way, that cycles between defined periods of fasting and non fasting. Intermittent fasting is a type of eating with restricted calorie consumption or use reserved calories as fuel for the body.

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Child Nutrition
Shampa Banerjee

Ideas on preparing healthy and tasty school lunchbox

Nutrition plays a very important role in the growth and development of children; and since a considerable part of their waking hours is spent in schools, the importance of school lunchbox becomes enormously significant. Children should get at least one-third of their total calorie requirements from the food that they take in school, and therefore menu planning for the school lunchbox is something parents should be extremely mindful of.

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Diseases
Banhishikha Roy

“Seeds”: The Powerhouse of Nutrients

Seeds are small mighty kernels which are known to be super-nutritious. They are also known as a powerhouse of nutrients and can be consumed daily for a myriad list of health benefits. Seeds contain an ample amount of fibre, healthy monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants present in them, seeds are known to be extremely versatile and can be incorporated any way in any recipes.

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Wellness & Lifestyle
Sanjana

4 common myths debunked!

With so much of nutrition advice out there, everyone seems to have an opinion on what to eat and what not to eat. People do become a victim in believeing the food myths and nutrition quacks which is being followed blindly since years as old wives tales.

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Breast Feeding
Banhishikha Roy

Breastfeeding Nutrition – for healthy motherhood

A lactating mother requires extra food to secrete adequate quantity/ quality of milk and to safeguard her own health. The nutritional link between the mother and the child continues even after birth. Breast milk is the ideal food for infants. Breast milk provides all the energy and nutrients that the infant needs for the first months of life, and it continues.

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Pregnancy
Banhishikha Roy

Pregnancy Nutrition- for the future parents

There are few events in our life that rival the significance and the joy of childbirth. Nutrition during pregnancy plays an important role to give birth to a healthy child in future parenthood. Nutrition and lifestyle before and during pregnancy have shown long-term effects on the health of the child.

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Wellness & Lifestyle
Mubarra

Superfoods – What makes them “Super”?

For starters, a Superfood is defined as “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially valuable for health and well-being.” These Superfoods are not only high in micronutrients, but are also powerhouses of essential antioxidants, minerals and healthy fats which are all-important for your body in order to thrive.

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Wellness & Lifestyle
Meenu Agarwal

Are you including barley in your diet?

Do you know barley or as locally known as ‘jau’ is called the ‘king of cereals’? Yes, although it is a common cereal of India and has been cultivated in the country for many decades, barley is not as popular as its other cousin —the wheat.

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Cardiovascular Diseases
Meenu Agarwal

Are you choosing your calories wisely?

A calorie is the unit of energy. It is the fuel that your body needs. Your body requires three different macronutrients – carbohydrates, protein, fat. 1 gram of carbohydrate will give 4kcal, 1 gram of protein will give 4kcal and 1 gram of fat will give 9kcal

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