Dietician

1) Control on your S-O-S (Salt-Oil- Suagr )- In festival season your meal like faral or sweets should be home made & maximum 20-25 % of your daily routine meal for a day. 2) Increase the intake of citrus fruits Citrus fruits act as antidote for bad cholesterol, excess saturated fats, sugar & salt which come by sweets & namkeen. 3) Favorite food/sweets First take your daily healthy meal then consume your favorite food in a set portion. Do not overeat it, because your [...]

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Seven Super Foods For Navratri

Fasting has been a part of holistic religious practices since ancient times. Nutritious food in fasting period establishes harmonious coordination between body, mind & soul. During fasting it is important to take care of nutrition with hydration to stay healthy & energetic. 1) Sago (Sabudana) – Sago is an excellent source of carbohydrates & provides good energy. Easy for digestion. Along with protein like milk (kheer), peanut & veggies (khichadi) improve its nutrition quality. 2) Varaiche tandul (Bhagar/Sama rice) – Sama [...]

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WHICH IS BETTER – ROOT CANAL OR EXTRACTION

ROOT CANAL TREATMENT IS DONE FOR TEETH WHEN THE NERVE HOUSED INSIDE EACH INDIVIDUAL TOOTH (PULP)  IS AFFECTED DUE TO CARIES/DECAY. A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT SAVES A TOOTH AND GIVES ONE THE ADVANTAGE OF PROLONGING THE LIFE OF THEIR TOOTH. IN CASE A TOOTH IS DECAYED BEYOND REPAIR, REMOVAL (EXTRACTION)  OF THAT TOOTH BECOMES NECESSARY. IN SUCH CASES THE EXTRACTED TOOTH (EXCEPT THE THIRD MOLAR) SHOULD BE REPLACED WITH AN ARTIFICIAL SUBSTITUTE LIKE IMPLANT/BRIDGE/DENTURE. REPLACEMENT OF REMOVED TOOTH IS NECESSARY [...]

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WEIGHT MANAGEMENT IN RAMDAN

Ramadan is a special time of worship for Muslims. The thirty day period of fasting can be challenging with weight loss & fat loss goals. But it is very possible to complete the holy month fasting with progressive results towards fat loss & weight loss goals. Key for achievement in goals is proper planning & right guidance on diet & exercise. Calories-After a full day of fast your hunger hormones (ghrelin) will be very high there will be more chances [...]

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Safe Fasting With Diabetes

Ramadan Is a great opportunity to break the chains of bad eating habits. What we eat outside our fasting is crucial to our health. Diet should be simple but nutritious. It should be less than the normal amount but sufficiently balanced to maintain the health & the activity for the whole month of the Ramadan. Those on blood lowering medication should consult diabetologist for adjustment of doses to prevent blood glucose levels from going either too low or too high. Try [...]

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Winter Nutrition by – Dt. Shahenaz Shaikh

Keeping the body well nourished & maintains a healthy diet is a challenge in winter season. Winter holidays with lots of focus on the enjoyment of food are the major obstacle to maintain a healthy routine. Excess intake of refined flour, salt, sugar, alcohol makes stress on immune system. To boost the immunity level & fight the germs that cause the cold & flu include the food rich in antioxidants, vitamin C & beta carotene. 1. Millets are good choice in [...]

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