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#FunctionalFoods which are not a part of the daily diet routine, can be easily incorporated into the kitchen spice box as seasonings that can be used in vegetable / chapatti atta / dal / salad / soup / chutney preparation to enhance flavour, increase nutritive value, prevent diseases and manage our health status...

  25 July 2017
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Whenever I discuss a diet with my patients, their main concern is – Will I increase my routine work / will it be practical for me to follow? Positive results are expected by all, but with minimum efforts! In a way it makes sense because various demands in life have to be met in the limited time at our disposal...

  17 July 2017
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Traditional Indian meals, irrespective of any region, consist of dal-rice, roti-subji! The variations are in terms of the regional availability of particular ingredients eg. Sattu flour from North India, Jowar / Bajra from Western India, Rice / Ragi from South India, etc. The names of dishes and their contents vary, but staple food remains the same. Smoothies – not our cup of tea, but the need of the hour is to boost immunity to fight inflammation...

  01 July 2017
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Leading a busy schedule? No time to prepare a vegetable or just confused about which vegetable to prepare for a meal? Introducing this time tested, protein-rich recipe which is from a rural area of Maharashtra, India. Few modifications have been done, but believe me, it’s so yummy that in no time it gets cooked, and sure will be appreciated by your dear ones...

  26 June 2017
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Food and Nutrition is a subject which is very near and dear to everyone’s heart! People don’t hesitate to share their “VIEWS” / “EXPERIENCES” regarding food with their friends and relatives...

  24 June 2017
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Starting your day with a non-caffeine drink will help you in elevating the energy levels and also will act like a mood booster without a fear of dehydration...

  20 June 2017
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Each one of us likes to sit on a SOFA, relax and enjoy the homely environment. But do you know we are unknowingly sitting on Dynamite SoFAS waiting for Lifestyle Diseases like Diabetes, Obesity, Fatty Liver to attack us and destroy our health? Let’s get off ...

  24 May 2017
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As dieticians we recommend our patients to inculcate the healthy practice of paying close attention to the nutrition label on the food packet. This label contains a wealth of health information that enables us to evaluate how healthy the food is and whether to take the food packet/container home or just leave it right there in the store...

  17 May 2017
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Healthy Food is a much misunderstood term with people envisioning it being devoid of taste – Something that is eaten only under compulsion and cannot be relished or enjoyed as food should be...

  02 May 2017
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Different people, different emotions, and different food preferences – When it comes to food and emotions these are just a few examples of the comments I come across as a dietician...

   25 April 2017
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Dt. Vaidehi Nawathe – Chief Dietician, Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute recommends Nutritional & Lifestyle Counseling to receive the following benefits which are the Essential Ingredients of the ‘Healthy Life Recipe’...

  19 April 2017
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