Adaptogens: Medicinal Herbs Revered Around the World

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Nutrition Consultant, Content Lead & Editor of DawaiBox Health Reads at DawaiBox
She is a Registered Dietitian who does not believe in dieting; She has a Master's Degree in Nutrition but she is not your "I know it all Nutrition Guru!"; She loves food but loves talking about food even more. Her articles are a direct reflection of her personal quest where nutrition science meets real life! Oh, and she is owned by a 3 m.o. naughty kitten :)
Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

From snake bites to cancer and from infertility to diabetes, medicinal herbs and mushrooms have been used to treat all sorts of ailments. Across the cultures. And for thousands of years! What are Adaptogens? An Adaptogen is a substance that improves the body’s ability to adapt to stress.  [1] Stress that is induced by heat, […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Diet: your guide to a good health!

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Nutrition Consultant, Content Lead & Editor of DawaiBox Health Reads at DawaiBox
She is a Registered Dietitian who does not believe in dieting; She has a Master's Degree in Nutrition but she is not your "I know it all Nutrition Guru!"; She loves food but loves talking about food even more. Her articles are a direct reflection of her personal quest where nutrition science meets real life! Oh, and she is owned by a 3 m.o. naughty kitten :)
Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Though inflammation is a natural process, being in a constant state of inflammation for a long period of time (chronic inflammation) is neither natural nor acceptable. Yes inflammation is a bodily process that is important for wound healing, fighting infections, and building muscle after exercising, but  that is acute inflammation (short term inflammation). From Diabetes […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Everything You Need to Know About It!

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Nutrition Consultant, Content Lead & Editor of DawaiBox Health Reads at DawaiBox
She is a Registered Dietitian who does not believe in dieting; She has a Master's Degree in Nutrition but she is not your "I know it all Nutrition Guru!"; She loves food but loves talking about food even more. Her articles are a direct reflection of her personal quest where nutrition science meets real life! Oh, and she is owned by a 3 m.o. naughty kitten :)
Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

My grandma has it, so does my mom and I feel like I too am destined to get it some day! Rheumatoid Arthritis, is arguably second most severe type of arthritis and a topic that is of an immense personal interest for me… This is Chapter #2 of DawaiBox Arthritis Series. Content Index What is […]

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Acidity: Why you need to stop ignoring the symptoms right now!

Mubashira Chaiwala, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Mubashira Chaiwala, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Mubashira is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a Dietitian with specialization in Clinical and more specifically Renal Nutrition. She also has a certification in nutrition and exercise for fitness. Having addressed issues like weight management, diabetes management, and lifestyle disorders, her health mantra is "encourage healthy eating and conscious well being for better living!"
Mubashira Chaiwala, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

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  In this hectic world of sedentary lifestyle and outside eating, the acidity and heartburn are becoming a major problem. according to Healthline, almost 60% of adults experience heartburn at least once a year, and almost 30% suffer from it on weekly basis! Acidity also clinically known as GERD- Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease, is a […]

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Arthritis: Everything you need to know about it!

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Nutrition Consultant, Content Lead & Editor of DawaiBox Health Reads at DawaiBox
She is a Registered Dietitian who does not believe in dieting; She has a Master's Degree in Nutrition but she is not your "I know it all Nutrition Guru!"; She loves food but loves talking about food even more. Her articles are a direct reflection of her personal quest where nutrition science meets real life! Oh, and she is owned by a 3 m.o. naughty kitten :)
Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

“I should have had done this a long time ago…” “Last week I hurt my hand! Tried to catch a wallet thrown from 4th floor balcony, and instead of landing in my hands it hit my left hand knuckles with a bolting speed… Needless to say, even typing hurts! Then I think about my maiya […]

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Hidden Sodium, now revealed !!

Mubashira Chaiwala, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Mubashira Chaiwala, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Mubashira is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a Dietitian with specialization in Clinical and more specifically Renal Nutrition. She also has a certification in nutrition and exercise for fitness. Having addressed issues like weight management, diabetes management, and lifestyle disorders, her health mantra is "encourage healthy eating and conscious well being for better living!"
Mubashira Chaiwala, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

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Doctor prescribed a low sodium diet… you readily but with a heavy heart cut down on salt in food, cut down on papads and also stopped eating your favorite Achar (😢)… But the BP doesn’t seem to come down what so ever! WHY?? Sodium is a mineral found naturally in foods. It is a one […]

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Hypothyroidism: Everything you need to know about it

Pratyusha Raavi, M. Pharm., Nutritionist

Pratyusha Raavi, M. Pharm., Nutritionist

Having done her Masters in Pharmaceuticals, Pratyusha has been working in healthcare for more than 3 years.Strong analytical skills and even stronger biochemical knowledge are her forte!Which is what makes pratyusha stand out when it comes to in depth counseling or even content writing. Check out her blog at-
Pratyusha Raavi, M. Pharm., Nutritionist

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Nearly 1 out of 10 Indians suffer from some sort of thyroid issues.[1] Generally, women are more susceptible to thyroid disorders than men. And people who are already suffering from an auto immune disorders (Rheumatoid disorders, Celiac Disease, Type 1 Diabetes)  are also more prone to thyroid disorders.   The thyroid is a butterfly shaped […]

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Insulin Resistance: Everything you need to know about it!

Poorvi Anandan, Nutritionist

Poorvi Anandan, Nutritionist

A Nutrition and Food Science grad, Poorvi is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in the same. She believes that a way to a better health both is through one's stomach :)
She is on a quest to find out the innate wisdom of Intuitive Eating and also propagates it. She strongly believes, health is a holistic concept than just changes made in a Diet plan. Although she is not into cooking, she enjoys developing recipes and enjoys experimenting. But, mostly likes to be fed :P
Poorvi Anandan, Nutritionist

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Coming from a diabetic family, you grow up knowing you were going to get it too. Somehow, the answers you get from your parents, grandparents – people who suffer from diabetes , or even doctors don’t settle your building curiosity. While researching on the symptoms a pre-diabetic (which could be me), out of the blue […]

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Busting Iron Myths For an Improved You!

Ashmeeta Bhatia, Dietitian

Ashmeeta Bhatia, Dietitian

Having a master's degree in the field of Clinical Nutrition, along with a background of intensive research on the subject, she guides people with different dietary requirements. From sports to people with varied lifestyles, she has catered to all during her stint with Fortis Memorial Research Institute. Working with corporates has been on top of her agenda to bring about a positive change in their lifestyles. So, while the corporates take care of the business needs, she takes care of the nutritional needs and keeps them going in the humdrum.
She can be reached at ashmeetabhatia29@gmail.com for a consult.
Ashmeeta Bhatia, Dietitian

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Iron has always been a hot topic of discussion and it will always be. There is something about it that keeps people thinking or rather confused on what to eat, how to eat and what to avoid! As a result of this knowledge deficit, most over 30% of the world’s population has become deficient in […]

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Lactose Intolerant and Pregnant?

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Nutrition Consultant, Content Lead & Editor of DawaiBox Health Reads at DawaiBox
She is a Registered Dietitian who does not believe in dieting; She has a Master's Degree in Nutrition but she is not your "I know it all Nutrition Guru!"; She loves food but loves talking about food even more. Her articles are a direct reflection of her personal quest where nutrition science meets real life! Oh, and she is owned by a 3 m.o. naughty kitten :)
Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Did you know that more than 60% of world’s population is lactose intolerant! Oh, you did! Oh..ok. I guess if you are already here reading an article on such a specific topic then you probably are either lactose intolerant or pregnant or both and have done your research alright! And if you haven’t already then […]

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