Author Archives: Poornima Hariharan

The 7-Day Oatmeal Diet For Weight Loss

Oatmeal diet plan

Medical Reviewed by Darshita Thakkar, Masters in Clinical NutritionHumans across the globe, in general, are concerned about their body image and weight at least once. The steady rise in obesity has only added to this concern. Excessive intake of junk food, lack of physical exercise, and sedentary lifestyle are majorly responsible for this obesity menace. […]

The Stages Of Weight Gain And The Treatment For Obesity

Obesity is one of the common critical conditions in the world which is a result of excess body fat. If your weight starts to increase abnormally, you need to get checked immediately since it will eventually lead to overweight and obesity. To understand obesity, it is important to understand the different stages of weight gain. […]

Gestational Weight Gain: Know How It Adversely Affects You and Your Baby

gestational weight gain

Medically reviewed by Dr. Shunmukha Priya, Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition Gestational weight gain is defined as the amount of weight you gain from the commencement of your conception to the time just before the birth of the infant. During this period, you will undergo many changes both biologically and physiologically. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) […]

Sleep – The Key For A Stress Free Living

sleep disorder

Medically reviewed by Dr. Shunmukha Priya, Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition Medical professionals and scientists have time and again stressed that it is crucial to get a minimum of seven to eight hours of sleep. Not getting enough sleep will have long term implications on physical and mental health. Table of content What is sleep? Stages […]

What are the signs of immune deficiency and a weak immune system?

signs of weak immunity

Medically reviewed by Dr. Shunmukha Priya, Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition A strong and healthy immune system is the first line of defence against flu, cough, cold and other seemingly common viruses and infections. Alas, many do not have the resistance and are easily prone to catching infections and flu.    Poor lifestyle, bad food choices and […]

5 Golden Tips On How To Be Slim And Avoid Weight Gain

Medical Reviewed by Sindhu Vas, Masters in Nutrition and Food scienceWe have heard stories about people losing weight in a short period of time only to gain it all back. The reason is, as much as losing weight, keeping that weight off is also quite challenging. When you revert back to your old ways after […]

Coronavirus – Don’t wait for a cure, prevent when you can

all about Coronavirus

Medically reviewed by Dr. Shunmukha Priya, Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition The new strain of Coronavirus outbreak that was first identified in Wuhan, China, has put the world in high alert. According to CNN’s latest reports, 231 people have died so far and over 9,709 cases were confirmed in mainland China. Adding to this, […]

Dry Fruits And Nuts: A Powerhouse Of Energy And Micronutrients

Dry fruits and nuts

Medical Reviewed by Darshita Thakkar, Masters in Clinical NutritionTo lead a healthy lifestyle, eating meals during regular intervals is very important. Regular eating comes with three main meals and two small meals. When we say small meals, it is usually a mid-morning snack, a mid-noon snack and an evening snack. When mid-morning snack should be […]

Vitamin E: Its Importance, sources, reasons for ‘E’ deficiency and toxicity

Vitamin E

Medical Reviewed by Dr. Shanmukha Priya, M.Phil and Ph.D. in Food Science and NutritionVitamin E or Tocopherol is a critical vitamin with antioxidant properties that dissolves in fat. It is a crucial nutrient for proper health. It is readily available in a variety of supplements and foods. The most effective way in which you can […]

Buying Organic Foods for Weight Loss? Know all about it here!

Organic foods for weight loss

Medical Reviewed by Dr. Shunmukha Priya, Ph.D. in Food Science and NutritionDifferent trends were introduced at different times. For instance, nearly two decades ago, people fancied bottled water. Shortly after this, fast food chains became a hotspot.  Similarly, over the last few years, organic foods have captured the attention of the current generation. Organic stores […]

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