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Spirulina: Exploring a Health Food Mystery

These blue-green algae, commercially marketed as a superfood claims numerous benefits. It claims popularity right from its use by Aztecs in the ancient period through its use as a dietary supplement by NASA astronauts in the modern age. Let us look at some nutritional benefits of spirulina: According to Food Engineering and Technology Department, Institute […]

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Learn How to Decode Food & Nutrition Labels in 8 Simple Steps!

We as dieticians advice people to read the food label before selecting or buying or consuming any packet food product, but do people actually know how to read the labels? Food labels act as guide to help us understand the nutritive value and other information of the product, thus empowering us to make better and […]

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This is why it is safe to wean your baby before 6 months!

Since my college days I have always read that you should exclusively breast feed your child for first 6 months, but to my surprise it’s not the case according to new researches. Surprising isn’t it? So let’s understand a little more on when you can start weaning your child and why is it important to […]

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Biscuits Health Myth?

Are healthy biscuits really healthy or just a marketing gimmick?

While I travel, while I take diet recalls of my clients or even when I see mother weaning their kids all I can notice is “biscuits are every ones best friend” You can find them in parties, kitties, board room meetings, infant’s easy to carry food, but the question is, are they really healthy?   […]

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Pregnancy Nutrition

FIRST TRIMESTER NUTRITION: Giving your baby the best start!

Hello Everyone! Hope you had a great start to the new year! For those of you who went through my first blog “Everything you need to know about the first trimester of pregnancy”, now we come to one of the most searched-for and essential topics in our pregnancy series, NUTRITION DURING PREGNANCY. This time we […]

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