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Healthy Diet Tips for Women

May 31, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
In today’s world convenience, packed and processed foods dominate; Food manufacturers add enormous amount of salt, preservatives, sugar also mainly in the form of high fructose corn syrup which we use almost every day in some form or the other in coffee drinks, sodas, snacks, peanuts butter, yogurt to name a few. So it’s important … Continue reading Healthy Diet Tips for Women

Nutrition and Fitness Tips for Women After 40

May 24, 2017
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
Women need extra attention during their life. They undergo numerous hormonal and physical changes during their life. From menarche to menopause their body keep son changing and to ensure that the changes are healthy, they need to support their system with the right and balanced diet. Hence these aspects make nutritional needs exceptionally important for … Continue reading Nutrition and Fitness Tips for Women After 40

Is It Safe to Diet during Pregnancy?

May 10, 2017
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
Eating healthy and a rightly balanced diet during pregnancy are critical to your baby’s development and growth. You require essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals and to achieve this; you must include a variety of food groups in your daily diet , including vegetables and fruits, grains, breads, dairy products and protein sources. Usually, you will … Continue reading Is It Safe to Diet during Pregnancy?

Common Side Effects of Long Term Dieting

May 09, 2017
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
When you follow a calorically low diet or unbalanced diet for long enough for your body to adapt to a malnourished state, it can be dangerous to abruptly resume your normal diet. Below is a breakdown of the changes that happen in your body when you deprive your body of the calories it needs or drink … Continue reading Common Side Effects of Long Term Dieting

How Healthy Diet Can Help You In Leading a Healthy and Happy Life?

May 05, 2017
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
To achieve a healthy life, consumption of good and rightly balanced diet is essential, in the absence of which you become prone to a lot of infections and diseases, leading to an unhappy and unfit life. Hence the food you consume surely affects your physical and mental health and well being. Similar to your best loved … Continue reading How Healthy Diet Can Help You In Leading a Healthy and Happy Life?

Diet and Nutrition in Asthma

May 02, 2017
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
Researches show that a high antioxidant rich diet helps in reducing the risk of asthma flare ups and improve lung function. Rich antioxidant diet composes of five servings of vegetables and two servings of fruit every day. An eating pattern which includes a wide variety of foods from across the five food groups will provide … Continue reading Diet and Nutrition in Asthma

Follow a Healthy Lifestyle for a Healthy Liver

Apr 21, 2017
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
There’s nothing difficult in keeping your liver healthy and in good shape as it’s all about a healthy lifestyle. Everything you drink and eat, including medicine, passes through it. You surely require treating it right so it can stay healthy and do its job rightfully. It helps in cleansing your blood by getting free of harmful chemicals that … Continue reading Follow a Healthy Lifestyle for a Healthy Liver

Foods for Healthy Liver

Apr 19, 2017
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
At times when we eat or over eat fried foods or processed foods, and even when we get exposed to environmental stress or pollutants, the liver becomes overloaded and overworked; hence it cannot process toxins and fat in an efficient way. Specific foods may help to cleanse the liver naturally by raising its natural ability … Continue reading Foods for Healthy Liver

10 Tips to Manage Weight

Mar 15, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
Tackling weight issues are a hot topic these days. Recent studies highlight that around 35% of women in urban India are obese and facing issues associated with obesity.  You are responsible for your own body. Making small changes in your lifestyle and conduct can make a huge impact on your fitness and health. Refer to … Continue reading 10 Tips to Manage Weight

Cancer Prevention Diet for Women

Feb 07, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
When a person has cancer it indicates the person has a weak immune system which is due to nutritional deficiencies (Katone 2008; Powell 2000; Thurnham 2004 cited below). Therefore deficiencies in certain nutrients can impair the functioning of the immune system and adversely affect the production of antibodies as well. These deficiencies could be due … Continue reading Cancer Prevention Diet for Women

Health Consequences of Eating Disorders

Jan 30, 2017
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
The time when the bodies of your children undergo changes, they tend to develop a new image of their own sexuality and attractiveness. In addition, when they start adding weight and round out, their casual relationship with food and their eating becomes more complex.  Studies have shown that many  children become victims to societal pressures … Continue reading Health Consequences of Eating Disorders

Foods to Eat Post Delivery

Jan 06, 2017
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
Post delivery is a very vital phase of your life as you need all your strength and energy to take care of your baby, hence paying attention to your diet is very essential. Eating a rightly well balanced diet can go a long way in helping you to recover your lost strength and energy. In case … Continue reading Foods to Eat Post Delivery

Healthy Food Habits for your Children

Dec 13, 2016
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
As parents, you can guide your children to develop healthy habits early in life that will surely bring them lifelong benefits. You can encourage your kids to evaluate their physical activity habits and food choices as well. Here are some guidelines to get you started: Be a role model by eating healthy yourself: when children … Continue reading Healthy Food Habits for your Children

Foods to Avoid if Planning to Get Pregnant

Nov 24, 2016
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
As some foods can increase one’s fertility there are also some that  when consumed in large quantities, may delay or in some cases even prevent you from conceiving. Here’s the list of some of these foods: Peas – There has been research and scientists have proven that this vegetable works as a natural contraceptive, a … Continue reading Foods to Avoid if Planning to Get Pregnant

Diet for Adolescents

Oct 07, 2016
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
The period of transition from childhood to adulthood is called adolescence. This period is associated with accelerated physical, biochemical, mental and emotional development. It is a period of growth spurt. There are many body changes that occur due to influence of hormones. So the greatest requirement is the right kind of nutrition. For girls adolescence … Continue reading Diet for Adolescents

Why Do Adolescents Girls Require More Food?

Oct 06, 2016
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
Period of adolescence is a stage characterized by rapid increase in weight and height, sexual maturation, hormonal changes and wide swings in emotion. Adolescent growth period starts at about 10-12 years in girls. Annual peak rates for height and weight are 9-10 cm and 8-10 kg. The development of critical bone mass is essential during … Continue reading Why Do Adolescents Girls Require More Food?

Diet For Post Pregnancy Weight Reduction

Aug 30, 2016
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
The postpartum recovery period is very fragile and delicate for the new mother. It is very important that you maintain a healthy diet, to ensure the well being of the mother as well as the new born. This is the period post the delivery, when the mother is struggling with the new born and her … Continue reading Diet For Post Pregnancy Weight Reduction

What is Healthy Eating For a Pregnant Lady?

Aug 30, 2016
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
Pregnancy is a demanding physiological state. Additional foods are required during this phase to improve weight gain. An expecting mother gains about 10-12 Kg along with the birth weight of infants about 3 Kg. A pregnant woman is always advised to consume a balanced diet, which includes a wide variety of foods to make sure … Continue reading What is Healthy Eating For a Pregnant Lady?

Low Fat Cooking Techniques For Healthy Nutritious Meals

Aug 30, 2016
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
Though you may be eating the right nutrients, however the style f cooking may be affecting the nutritious levels of the food and may even be turning the same oily and soggy. It is important to be smart and use effective cooking techniques. Given below are few techniques that can help you ensure that the … Continue reading Low Fat Cooking Techniques For Healthy Nutritious Meals

Tips on The Diet if one is Suffering From Dengue

Aug 11, 2016
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by: Dt. Gunjan Pannu
Consultant - Chief Dietitian
When a person is suffering from dengue, platelets become the main concern. So in order to increase the blood platelet counts one should focus on the following: Drink plenty of fluids – Fresh fruit juices, soups, fresh coconut water, pomegranate, pineapple juices. Oral- rehydration therapy is best to overcome weakness & bring the fever down. … Continue reading Tips on The Diet if one is Suffering From Dengue

Ideal Diet for Breastfeeding Mother

Aug 09, 2016
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