NATAL NUTRITION

Here are the top five Nutrients for Mothers- to- be to ensure the Foetus is safe and healthy! Folic Acid The most important nutrient that helps in preventing birth defects is Folic acid.Two common defects that occur duirng pregnancy due to deficiency of folic acid are Spina Bifida & Anencephaly. Read more…

Sweat it out!

72 minutes of running or Aerobic exercises in a week can cut your risk of diabetes, heart-related conditions and several other ailments. 8 reasons that’ll convince even a couch potato to break into a Sweat. Some indisputable reasons to lace up and work up a sweat It’s as addictive as your Read more…

STROKE

Stroke occurs when the supply of blood to the brain is either interrupted or reduced. When this happens, the brain does not get enough oxygen or nutrients which causes brain cells to die.A stroke may be caused by a blocked artery (ischemic stroke) or the leaking or bursting of a Read more…

CONSTIPATION

Constipation is a condition of the digestive system where an individual has hard faeces that are difficult to expel. In most cases, this occurs because the colon has absorbed too much water from the food that is in the colon. The slower the food moves through the digestive tract, the Read more…

BAD FATS

What are bad fats? Trans fts are a by product of hydrogenation & is the worst dietary fat. Eating foods rich in trans fats increases the amount of harmful low density lipoproteins(LDL) cholesterol in the bloodstream & reduces the amount of beneficial HDL(good) cholesterol They also create inflammtion which is Read more…

GOOD FATS

    What are good Fats? Good fats come from Vegetables, nuts, seeds & fish.These fat differ from saturated fats by having fewer hydrogen atoms bonded to their carbon chains.Good fats are liquid at room temperature. These are of 2 types:- Monounsaturated Fats- These include Olive oil, Peanut, Canola,Avocados & Read more…

VITAMIN D FIX

Best sources of Vitamin D 10-15 minutes of sunlight 2-3 times a week (before 10am ) Salmon Sardines Cod liver oil Goat’s Milk Eggs  Healthy fats present in nuts, seeds(sunflower,flaxseed) and seed oil, pure ghee, milk, olives-these enhance the absorption of Vitamin D. Vitamin D fortified foods & supplements( under Read more…

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