Category: Diet

Pav Bhaji
August 3, 2023

Try this healthy pav bhaji sans the calories

Find yourself craving a tangy treat, but don’t want to break your diet? Try this homemade pav bhaji recipe which will satiate your desire for some chatpata street food while ensuring you stay within your daily calorie consumption count. Just a few pointers – this should be had as a meal, not snack, since it […]

By Neha Jain

Indian Breakfast Options
August 26, 2023

5 Healthy Indian Breakfast Options

In the fast-paced world we live in today, breakfast often takes a backseat in our daily routine. However, the old adage that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” still holds true. A wholesome breakfast not only kickstarts your metabolism but also provides the energy and nutrients necessary to tackle the day ahead. […]

By Shweta kumari

Till Laddoos with dates, healthy Makar Sankrant .
August 4, 2023

Makar Sankrant Special – Til laddoos

Till Laddoos with dates, healthy Makar Sankrant . It’s Makar Sankrant season, and you might be asking yourself whether the health benefits of sesame extend to a til laddoos. It’s yes and no. Age-old traditions in India have ascertained that til is good for your health. For starters, it’s a great winter food . It […]

By Alpa Momaya

August 4, 2023

Try oats, Indian style, for breakfast

Sick of regular oats with milk ? Try Oats Indian Style. Why does everyone tell you to have oats for breakfast? Don’t you wish you could have Oats Indian style? Nutritionists call this cereal a superfood. It contains soluble fibre (the highest amount among cereals – 16 g per cup), a powerful class of anti-oxidants […]

By Dr. Priyanka Marakini

Negative calorie soups are best for weightloss
August 4, 2023

Magic Soup that Guarantees Weight Loss

Soup is among the foods listed as being great for weightloss. It’s more beneficial than drinking a glass of water with a meal, another diet tip that’s often handed out. Research has revealed that soup before a meal is filling, and helps you eat less and take in fewer calories which is great for weight […]

By Neha Jain

Superfoods of 2015
October 19, 2021

3 superfoods to superlove in 2015

These health foods, locally sourced and available at online health food websites and organic stores across India, will be trending in the new year. Will you be eating healthy in 2015. Goji berries  Description Although Goji berries (otherwise referred to as wolfberry) are grown along the India-China-Tibet border, only the dried version is available locally. […]

By Nahida

Make fruits your choice versus candy
April 7, 2021

Get your sugar fix minus the calories

Sugar is the new fat, say doctors and scientists. New research establishes how it leads to obesity, poor heart health and increased risk of diabetes and has also been linked to certain cancers. What is scarier is the fact that it is addictive in nature. Good news is that you can safely indulge your sweet […]

By Alpa Momaya

Papaya is a good source of fiber to your meal
March 2, 2021

Weight Loss Diet: How to Build Fiber in Your Food

In weightloss fiber is an unsung diet hero. Despite offering crucial health benefits – reducing bad cholesterol, managing weight, improving bowel health and regulating blood sugar According to the USFDA guidelines, a 2,000-calorie diet will need around 15 g of dietary fiber a day.  However, consuming fiber does not mean stuffing yourself with fruit and […]

By Alpa Momaya

September 18, 2019

Can salad replace Indian Food?

There was a time when a bowl of salad used to be part of Indian food, to be enjoyed on the side along with dessert and condiments. Now, people substitute their lunch or dinner with salad in order to cut down on calories. But are weight-fighting powers of salad exaggerated? There’s no clear answer to […]

By Dr. Priyanka Marakini

April 7, 2023

Coconut water is a craze, but is it good for you?

Piercing the tender top of a young, green coconut with a straw and slurping its sweet, mildly nutty juice is guaranteed to rejuvenate you on a hot afternoon. What adds to the kick is the conviction that you have made a ‘healthy’ choice. After all, everyone from Madonna to tennis ace John Isner has been […]

By Alpa Momaya

How to order smart while dining out
August 3, 2023

How to Order Smart While Dining out

It’s the third time you’ve eaten out in a week, and you think you’re being smart choosing a salad. But you’ve loaded those greens with four types of creamy dressing the fast-food outlet offers. The salad may be low carb, but the dressing has a lot of calories. Dismayed, you wonder – do I just […]

By Dr. Priyanka Marakini

April 7, 2021

3 reasons why you should have 6 meals

The belief that a diet of six small meals, over three square ones, help you stay in shape is fast gaining ground. Here’s why Sugar, no rush Eating small amounts of food at regular intervals through the day helps maintain your blood sugar level at an even balance so you don’t get hungry as often. […]

By Nahida

Sleep Loss Affects Weight Loss
September 27, 2023

Why Sleep Loss Affects Weight Loss

In the fast-paced world, we live in today, sleep often takes a backseat to the demands of our busy lives. Many of us are guilty of sacrificing those precious hours of rest to meet work deadlines, social obligations, or simply to binge-watch our favourite TV shows. While the consequences of sleep loss are widely recognized, […]

By Mehak Shah

August 18, 2022

Winter diet recipes to support weight loss

As the season’s change, your body’s biological rhythms changes, thereby making your weight loss journey challenging. Research shows that we have groups of genes that are impacted by the body’s circadian rhythms (biological clock). Many of these genes can impact body weight and hormones (like adiponectin production, which increases insulin sensitivity and fat burning). It’s […]

By Neha Jain

January 22, 2021

Before your family, 5 Tips to put your kitchen on a diet

Want to get your family to eat healthier? First, take stock of your kitchen as traditional food choices contribute significantly to an unhealthy lifestyle. I “spring clean” my kitchen every month, right before visiting the supermarket for monthly groceries. It has not only helped me get back to my pre-pregnancy weight, but has also helped […]

By Neha Jain

Spice up your porridge
November 22, 2021

Five ways to spice up your porridge

Like Goldilocks, most of us are always on the lookout for the perfect porridge pairings. It’s the best way to kick start the day and with milk and fruits, it is a filling and balanced meal, raising the body’s sugar gradually and keeping hunger pangs at bay. Whole grains are the best Porridge made from […]

By Sumita Thomas

healthy sandwich
March 26, 2021

How to make a healthy sandwich

Sans cheese and other hi-calorie fillings, a sandwich can still be tasty.  It can be a healthy sandwich. #1 Healthy chicken salad sandwich Ingredients: Multigrain bread – 2 Cooked chicken breast, sliced – 1/4 cup Chopped apple – 2 tsp. Hard-boiled egg, peeled and chopped to pieces – 1/4 Low-fat yoghurt – 2tsp. Black pepper […]

By Alpa Momaya

Do you overeat at mealtimes?
July 4, 2019

Do you overeat at mealtimes?

If you have a tendency to overeat at mealtimes, here a few tips that might help.  Severe hunger pangs can sometimes cause you to overeat. So have frequent, small meals during the day to keep this under check. Next, eat slowly. Did you know that it takes about 20 minutes for your brain to register your stomach is […]

By Nahida

Healthy Pasta Recipe
October 31, 2019

How to Healthify everyday foods: Pasta

Love pasta but calorie conscious and scared to make it a part of your diet? Here’s how you can prepare a healthy pasta without losing out on the taste factor. How to prepare a healthy pasta A one pot meal: Add meat, a wide range of vegetables and herbs, lentils, nuts, and some cheese, too. This […]

By Dr. Priyanka Marakini