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Diet for Mothers after Painless Delivery. Is it same for Normal and C-Section Delivery?

Jan 03, 2018
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by: Dt. Aashima Chopra
Dietician
Pregnancy is a physiological phenomenon, which ends up having fear, anxiety may be it is C-Section or Normal.Child delivery can be sometimes painless or may be painful but the main concern later should be the diet. Expecting a baby is the joyous experience for the women and the families. Therefore nutrition deserves special attention after … Continue reading Diet for Mothers after Painless Delivery. Is it same for Normal and C-Section Delivery?

What are the Health Effects of Childhood Obesity?

Nov 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Sorabh Goel
Consultant - Neonatology-Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Children these days are are growing fat which is a major issue of concern in developed as well as developing countries. The major contributing factor to this is rapidly increasing, cost-effective junk food eating joints which provide service at the doorstep at a very rapid pace. Moreover, the taste of these foods also tempts the … Continue reading What are the Health Effects of Childhood Obesity?

DIET AND NUTRITIONAL TIPS FOR WOMEN

Eating right and nutrient-rich food gives you energy and also helps to prevent diseases. Most importantly the right diet and nutrition are most important for women. A woman’s body is complex and is constantly undergoing numerous changes due to the hormonal changes. Beginning in adolescence, menarche, pregnancy to menopause, a woman undergoes numerous changes and … Continue reading DIET AND NUTRITIONAL TIPS FOR WOMEN

How much does weight affect fertility?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana
Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, New Delhi
Whenever women and couples, who are encountering challenges with conception are overweight, they have generally already heard or read the advice that being overweight reduces their chance of conceiving. Seeing other women who have an equivalent or much greater issue with their weight, who have conceived effectively and are cheerfully pushing their strollers down the … Continue reading How much does weight affect fertility?

Why does obesity lead to high blood pressure?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Shelly Singh
Senior Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology Paras Bliss, New Delhi
Obese people have an expansion in fatty tissue that expands their vascular resistance and in turn, builds the work the heart needs to do to direct blood all through the body. (Hypertension) refers to the pressure that blood applies to the inner walls of the supply routes. The conclusion of hypertension can’t be given if … Continue reading Why does obesity lead to high blood pressure?

How do you prevent childhood obesity?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Sorabh Goel
Consultant - Neonatology-Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Obesity in children is a common problem these days and is increasing due to changing lifestyle. Prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in India is approximately 20% which is comparable to US trends. Childhood obesity persists as obesity in adults and predisposes to all obesity-related complications. Obesity usually runs in families and is related poorly … Continue reading How do you prevent childhood obesity?

Overweight and Obesity in Women

Obesity is a condition in which the excess body fat accumulated to the extent has a negative effect on health. It is commonly caused by excessive food intake, sedentary lifestyle etc. Obese women having a risk of development of coronary artery disease. Abdominal obesity can be more harmful. The only risk factor is the waist … Continue reading Overweight and Obesity in Women

How does Obesity affect the Body

Overweight people and obese people are more prone to have heart disease, strokes, diabetes, cancer, and depression. There is a strong correlation between excess weight and depression because it is common disorder creates a negative impact on our daily life. The risk of diabetes increases 20 times when obesity occurs and substantially increase the risk … Continue reading How does Obesity affect the Body

Why Is Hand Washing So Important?

Oct 27, 2017
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by: Dr. Sanjay K. Tandon
Sr. Consultant Paediatrics & Neonatology Paras Bliss, New Delhi
Keeping your hands clean is important to prevent the spread of infections. It is also important for personal hygiene and is the simplest way to ensure health. Although we hear a lot about hand hygiene, it is yet to be incorporated as an important practice in everyday life. More than 1000 neonates doe each day … Continue reading Why Is Hand Washing So Important?

Osteoporosis Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Oct 25, 2017
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by: Dr. H.L. Nawlakha
Sr. Consultant – Internal Medicine Paras Bliss, New Delhi
Osteoporosis is a condition portrayed by a decrease in the thickness of bone, diminishing its strength and bringing about delicate bones. Osteoporosis actually prompts porous bone that is compressible, similar to a sponge. This disorder of the skeleton weakens the bone and results in frequent fractures (breaks) in the bones. Bones that are influenced by … Continue reading Osteoporosis Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Acne in Men: Causes and Treatments

Oct 05, 2017
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by: Dr. Nirupama Parwanda
Sr. Consultant Dermatologist Paras Bliss, New Delhi
Adult acne in men can be incredibly embarrassing. There’s something about pimples that just don’t go along with stubble and a square jawline. Adult male acne is no different than the acne you may have had when you were a teenager. Over 10%  of men over the age of 25 experience regular adult acne breakouts. … Continue reading Acne in Men: Causes and Treatments

How much does weight affect fertility?

Oct 05, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana
Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, New Delhi
Whenever women and couples who are encountering challenges with conception are overweight, they have generally already heard or read the advice that being overweight reduces their chance of conceiving. Seeing other women who have an equivalent or much greater issue with their weight, who have conceived effectively and are cheerfully pushing their strollers down the … Continue reading How much does weight affect fertility?

Types of Nutritional Deficiencies

Sep 28, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
Nutritional deficiencies are also called malnutrition. It sets in when the body doesn’t absorb or get food from the nutrients. Malnutrition can lead to various nutritional deficiencies like digestive problems, anemia, skin problems, eyesight issues, bone-related issues like osteoporosis, dementia, stunted growth among children etc. Types of Nutritional Deficiencies: The most common nutritional deficiencies are: … Continue reading Types of Nutritional Deficiencies

Which Nutrient needs are increased the most during Pregnancy?

Sep 25, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
Your body has increased nutritional needs during pregnancy. Although the old saying of ‘eating for two’ isn’t entirely correct, you do require more micronutrients and macronutrients to support you and your baby. The needs for most nutrients are increased during pregnancy to meet the high demands of both the growing fetus and the mother, who … Continue reading Which Nutrient needs are increased the most during Pregnancy?

How much Calcium is essential in Pregnancy. Are the supplements suggested?

Sep 09, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
In pregnancy starting from 2nd trimester it’s important to supplement RDA 1000 mg per day is required to be taken.  It’s important to supplement as required: For Calcification of fetal bones and teeth. It also helps in protection of Calcium Resources of Mother to meet the needs during lactation. During pregnancy, 80% of the fetal … Continue reading How much Calcium is essential in Pregnancy. Are the supplements suggested?

What Foods do Babies Need?

Your baby’s nutrition is of prime importance to you. You need to be aware that for the first six months you are to provide exclusive breastfeeding to the baby and only post that time is you to opt for solid foods. However, when you begin feeding the baby solid foods you need to be aware … Continue reading What Foods do Babies Need?

Why do Women need more Iron than Men?

Sep 08, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
Nutrition can be defined as food at work in the body. It can also be defined as the process by which the organism ingests digests, absorbs, transports and utilizes nutrients and disposes of their end-products. It is an integral part of our lives and we need to eat a balanced diet to ensure our health … Continue reading Why do Women need more Iron than Men?

Foods that helps to reduce weight Post Delivery

If you are trying to lose weight, it is best recommended that you adhere to a strict nutritional diet plan. Eating the right food at the right intervals can help you lose weight and maintain a healthy weight. You can refer to the list below of some super foods that can bring you exceptional benefits. … Continue reading Foods that helps to reduce weight Post Delivery

What are Nutritional Deficiencies?

Sep 08, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
Nutritional deficiencies are also called malnutrition. It sets in when the body doesn’t absorb or get food from the nutrients. Malnutrition can lead to various nutritional deficiencies like digestive problems, anemia, skin problems, eye sight issues, bone related issues like osteoporosis, dementia, stunted growth among children etc. Signs and most common nutritional deficiencies: Eyes– Dark … Continue reading What are Nutritional Deficiencies?

Nutritional Deficiencies in Children

For the development of the body and prevention of diseases, vitamins and minerals play crucial role. These minerals and vitamins are referred to as micronutrients. You have to get them from diet because they are not produced by the body. And if the required amount of nutrients are not given to the body or are … Continue reading Nutritional Deficiencies in Children

Importance of Healthy Eating before & during Pregnancy

A healthy balanced diet is important for maintaining good health throughout life. During the pregnancy period the requirement of macro nutrients and micro nutrients increases and it’s more important the mother consume food which will give both the energy and nutrients help in maintaining health. Importance of healthy diet before and during pregnancy helps to … Continue reading Importance of Healthy Eating before & during Pregnancy

Healthy Diet & Nutrition Tips for Women

Sep 04, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
A woman’s body goes through numerous changes in her lifetime. The various stages of her life require different nutritional requirements and need special focus at times. Working women, women going through menopause, menarche and pregnancy, all have different nutritional needs. Nutrition, on one hand, seems basic however on the other side looks complex and important, … Continue reading Healthy Diet & Nutrition Tips for Women

What is Nutrition & its Importance?

Sep 04, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
What is Nutrition? Nutrition can be defined as food at work in the body. It can also be defined as the process by which the organism ingests, digests, absorbs, transports and utilizes nutrients and disposes of their end-products. Nutrition is an important aspect of each individual’s life. It is imperative to ensure that each one … Continue reading What is Nutrition & its Importance?

How do you Prevent Malnutrition?

When our body does not need or get enough nutrients and energy from the food we eat it is called malnutrition. The important nutrients that are needed by our body are fats, carbohydrates, protein, vitamin, and mineral. These nutrients help our body in repairing tissues and regulate processes such as breathing and beating heart. For … Continue reading How do you Prevent Malnutrition?

Infant Nutrition – Be Informed

Breast milk is best for babies. Food gives energy and nutrients that babies need to be healthy. Breast milk contains all necessary vitamin and minerals. Breast feeding helps in the development of the babies and also helps babies fight off diseases and infection both now and in future. Breastfeeding stimulates such hormones like oxytocin and … Continue reading Infant Nutrition – Be Informed

Nutritional deficiency in Pregnancy

Intake of sufficient nutrition during pregnancy is very important, as the baby is dependent on his mother for nutrients and in future the health of the baby depends on the nutrient intake of the mother. During pregnancy the requirement of energy and nutrients exceeds and insufficient nutrient intake affects the mother and the developing child. … Continue reading Nutritional deficiency in Pregnancy

Foods To Avoid During Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the most intimate bond between mother and child and it’s well known that it is the best nutrition that a mother can give to the child. Some mother’s think that they can eat whatever they like, but it’s true that some strongly flavored foods may change the taste of breast milk but some … Continue reading Foods To Avoid During Breastfeeding

Facts about A Mother’s Breastfeeding Diet

Breast milk is the God’s gift to a new born baby. For infants to survive, grow and develop properly, they require the right proportion of nutrients. Breast milk is rich in nutrients and anti- bodies and contains the right quantity of fat, sugar, water, and protein. These nutrients are major pre- requisites to the health … Continue reading Facts about A Mother’s Breastfeeding Diet

The Working Mom Diet: Easy Ways to Stay Healthy

Balanced diet is a must for a healthy life style, more so for working mothers. Balanced diet basically means having right amount of all macronutrient and micro nutrients. It can be easily achieved through a right mixture of five basic food groups. However, the right proportion of each of these food groups may vary depending … Continue reading The Working Mom Diet: Easy Ways to Stay Healthy

Fruits you should take during Monsoon

Monsoon is the season where people are tempted to eat spicy and oily foods, but this is one season when we need to be most cautious with our diet. Monsoon is the season when we feel lazy and having fruits rich in natural sugar can help energise us. Humidity in air slows down digestion and … Continue reading Fruits you should take during Monsoon

DIET TIPS TO GAIN WEIGHT IN A HEALTHY MANNER

Jul 05, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
Under weight individuals who are more than 10% below the established standards of weight are vulnerable and susceptible to a number of diseases. Tuberculosis and acute infectious diseases are few of the deadly aspects that can complicate the health of underweight patients. People who eat little for long hours and have a low BMI rate … Continue reading DIET TIPS TO GAIN WEIGHT IN A HEALTHY MANNER

Weight Loss – Do’s and Don’ts

Jun 09, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal
Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Weight loss is a very trendy and hot topic in today’s world and it is not so without reason. Our lifestyle, food, drinks and physical activity have undergone a drastic change due to which weight issues have cropped up all over the globe. In our quest to make life easy and quick, we have paid … Continue reading Weight Loss – Do’s and Don’ts

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

Can my Diet Prevent Cancer?

Your diet plays an important role in maintaining good health. There are many foods that are associated with developing cancer and there are many foods that reduce the risk of cancer. For eg, processed meat if taken daily can increase risk of cancer of the rectum, whereas soy-based foods such as soya milk, bean curd … Continue reading Can my Diet Prevent Cancer?

Nutrition and Fitness Tips for Women After 40

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?

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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?

Will I Be Able To Lose The Weight Post Pregnancy?

Sep 02, 2016
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Pregnancy is one of the most desirable and memorable experiences of womanhood. Though it entails doctors consultation and visits right from its first prospective sign and confirmation all through the entire nine month period, it surely is a health state totally normal and physiological. And though this physiological journey the woman embraces a lot of … Continue reading Will I Be Able To Lose The Weight Post Pregnancy?

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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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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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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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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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
Lactating mothers pass on the nutrients to their baby, to promote his or her growth and health, through breast feeding, thus, it is important to focus on making healthy choices to stimulate increase of milk production. Eating a variety of foods while lactating will change the flavor of your breast milk which would expose your … Continue reading Ideal Diet for Breastfeeding Mother
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Human Milk

Aug 08, 2016
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Human milk is the milk produced by the mammary glands or breasts of a human female for her baby. It is a natural food and is more easily absorbed and digested by the infant as compared to formula milk prepared from other sources. Human milk provides all essential nutrients required for the infant. It provides the best nutrition and protects … Continue reading Human Milk

Breastfeeding Lowers Your Breast Cancer Risk

Aug 03, 2016
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New mothers can slash their risk of breast cancer by breastfeeding their babies, a leading scientist has found. It can lower breast cancer risk, likely if a woman breastfeeds for longer than one year. Decision to breastfeed is entirely personal and depends on your situation. If breastfeeding is an option for you; you may want … Continue reading Breastfeeding Lowers Your Breast Cancer Risk
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HELLO ‘DAD’ YOUR HEALTH AFFECTS YOUR BABY’S WELL-BEING TOO

Jun 15, 2016
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We all are aware of the fact that it’s not just mothers- to- be who need to make sacrifices during pregnancy,  infact it’s a excellent idea for fathers to give up smoking and drinking too. Many people are aware of the fact that smoking during pregnancy can be harmful for an unborn baby, so if … Continue reading HELLO ‘DAD’ YOUR HEALTH AFFECTS YOUR BABY’S WELL-BEING TOO
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Eat Right for Your Belly and Your Baby

Jun 09, 2016
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Pregnancy is a life-changing experience, and you’ve got to be armed with the right nutrition to take it on! For many moms-to-be, pregnancy is the time to rest, relaxation, and pampering and while for some, it may be stressful, especially if the pregnancy involves medical complications. Either way, it is a turning point in your … Continue reading Eat Right for Your Belly and Your Baby
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Craving for Junk Food in Pregnancy

Jun 07, 2016
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Food craving is absolutely normal during pregnancy. Junk food craving is a cause of concern, be it a pizza or a doughnut or any other junk food you can think of. From the very onset of your pregnancy to delivery, you and your baby are undergoing constant changes. Major ones are: Food cravings Your weight … Continue reading Craving for Junk Food in Pregnancy
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True Hunger – Eat when you need to!

May 17, 2016
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Hunger is a feeling produced by your body, as a result of chemical changes in your body.  When your body has reached a low level of glucose in the blood stream, it is a natural fluctuation several hours after eating, the body reacts with hunger pangs  to inform you, it’s time to eat and regain … Continue reading True Hunger – Eat when you need to!

Foods that you should avoid during pregnancy

May 09, 2016
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When you’re expecting, what you eat and drink influences your child’s health, possibly forever. Everyday foods and beverages take on new meaning, as some may present a danger to your developing baby. When you’re eating for two, you need to take extra care when planning your meals. There are a lot of foods that may … Continue reading Foods that you should avoid during pregnancy
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Women’s Health – Opt For Your Own Well Being

May 09, 2016
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by: Dr. Shilva
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Being a mother is wonderful. Being a mother means caring for her children and family, she needs to take care of herself first because an ailing mother will not be able to look after her family. Now days most mothers tend to ignore their health while trying to cope with work and family stress. Following … Continue reading Women’s Health – Opt For Your Own Well Being

Do I Require More Vitamins and Minerals in Pregnancy?

May 05, 2016
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
An expecting mother and her baby in her womb need more. More in terms of care, compassion, food, nutrients, vitamins and minerals. The additional requirements are for a number of reasons – placenta formation, development of teeth, hair and muscles along with brain development. The list of the vitamins and minerals that are needed at … Continue reading Do I Require More Vitamins and Minerals in Pregnancy?
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How Much Calcium is Essential in Pregnancy? Are the Supplements Suggested?

May 05, 2016
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
In pregnancy, starting from the 2nd trimester it’s important to supplement your diet with calcium of 1000 mg per day. This is important for numerous reasons for the mother and the developing baby in the womb. The additional calcium that is to be taken has to be from natural sources and has to be organic. … Continue reading How Much Calcium is Essential in Pregnancy? Are the Supplements Suggested?
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How to Avoid Gas & Bloating in Pregnancy?

May 02, 2016
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During pregnancy, you will probably feel more gas and bloating than usual. This is another result of the slowed digestive process. The following are the immediate recommendations: Drink and eat slowly, this will reduce the amount of air you swallow. Always eat in an upright position, even if you’re having a small snack. Take regular … Continue reading How to Avoid Gas & Bloating in Pregnancy?
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How To Manage Constipation in Pregnancy?

May 02, 2016
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Constipation is very common because digestion generally slows down during pregnancy. If you are constipated, you can help yourself by following these tips: By drinking enough fluids By doing regular exercise Eating enough fibre which can be found in whole grain fruits and foods. Do not take a laxative without consulting your doctor, as not … Continue reading How To Manage Constipation in Pregnancy?
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How to Manage Heart Burn & Acidity in Pregnancy

May 02, 2016
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During the pregnancy phase, you are bound to run into some problems related to digestion. Food aversion, cravings or morning sickness, are very common in the first trimester. But after these get subsided, and as your baby bump gets bigger, you might run into other problems such as: Heartburn and Acidity: The bigger your baby bump … Continue reading How to Manage Heart Burn & Acidity in Pregnancy
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Diet for Post Pregnancy Weight Loss

Apr 05, 2016
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After having spent the last 9 months, watching your waistline grow, you may strongly want to start shedding the pregnancy weight. Much of your weight gain comes from your baby, amniotic fluid, and water retention, which means you, can shed weight as many as 20 pounds in the first month postpartum itself, without actually trying. … Continue reading Diet for Post Pregnancy Weight Loss
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Babies and Solid Food – When, What and How

Apr 05, 2016
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It is recommended to wait until 6 months to start solid foods, but it is possible to start as soon as 4 months as long as, certain growth and developmental stages have been achieved. At this time, you can gradually start introducing, soft baby foods in addition to infant formula or breast milk. As infants … Continue reading Babies and Solid Food – When, What and How
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Keep your Heart & Diet Healthy in Pregnancy

Mar 14, 2016
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A healthy heart is a result of good genes, regular physical activity, making the right food choices and knowing how to deal with stress. While you cannot do much about the genes, you can eat right and exercise. Here are some healthy heart tips that every pregnant woman has to adhere to, since this period … Continue reading Keep your Heart & Diet Healthy in Pregnancy
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Diet that should be taken Post Delivery

Feb 23, 2016
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Weight loss after pregnancy takes time, but it’s surely possible. Concentrate on eating a healthy diet and include physical activity in your daily routine. If you’re like most new moms out there, who are eager to put away maternity clothes and slip into your old jeans, it is important for you to understand the smart … Continue reading Diet that should be taken Post Delivery
Foods that you should avoid during pregnancy

Foods that you should avoid during pregnancy

Feb 16, 2016
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When you’re expecting, what you eat and drink influences your child’s health, possibly forever. Everyday foods and beverages take on new meaning, as some may present a danger to your developing baby. When you’re eating for two, you need to take extra care when planning your meals. There are a lot of foods that may … Continue reading Foods that you should avoid during pregnancy
Good diet and Nutrition during Pregnancy

Good diet and Nutrition during Pregnancy

Feb 09, 2016
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Good diet and nutrition and the right balance of it, is very important for your baby to grow and develop. Although morning sickness, vomiting and nausea during the first few months of pregnancy can make this difficult, so try to eat a sensible and well balanced diet. It helps make your pregnancy more comfortable. A … Continue reading Good diet and Nutrition during Pregnancy
Pregnancy Diet plan

Pregnancy Diet– It’s all about the Right Balance

Jan 11, 2016
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Pregnancy is a wonderful milestone in the life of a woman. It is an experience that a woman would like to nurture in her heart for a lifetime. It is a time when a woman will be overwhelmed with a variety of emotions ranging from the happiness of being pregnant to the anxiety about the … Continue reading Pregnancy Diet– It’s all about the Right Balance
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