Multiple Sclerosis: understanding body’s internal strife!

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.

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, unpredictable disease of the central nervous system (CNS). Now, what is CNS? 👈 This, your brain and your spinal cord together are called Central Nervous System. CNS controls most functions of the body and the cognition. Specific types of cells that are present only in CNS are called “Neurons”. Now […]

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Things you need to know about Emotional Eating!

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.

“Down on sleep, down on the budget, down on time and high on cortisols, coming home to an empty apartment via a quick trip to the 7/11 store (to sack up on cheap Ramen Noodles of course); can you guess what I would have had for Dinner that night? Or as a matter of fact […]

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Laughter might not be the best medicine, but it sure is “Free”

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.

If you ask me what looks most attractive on a person, my answer would be laugh lines, you know those fine lines around the corner of your mouth and near your eyes that are formed by years and years of laughter 😃 Why are we talking about laughter all of a sudden? Because first Sunday […]

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This summer, Eat Mango like a pro!

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.

Mango, the king of fruits is always blamed for being the worst when it comes to elevating blood sugar levels uncontrollably in people with diabetes! One argument is that it has “High Glycemic Index!” What is glycemic index? It is a number or ranking of sorts given to foods that contain carbohydrates. After eating a […]

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5 easy meal fixes for the “young and the time/rest-less!”

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.

In Texas, I always used to hear people say “fix a meal!”. Why would you fix a meal? It’s not a broken chair! It’s not a broken window! Why would you fix it? You cook meals, right! ..apart from the verbiage and colloquial use of the term “fix” really made me think. For people like us […]

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Sisterhood of traveling peppers…

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.

What led to the discovery of Americas/new world? The search of a land called ‘India’! And why were Columbus and his sailor buddies looking for India? They were interested in spices!! Yes spices, and to be more specific they were interested in Piper Nigrum, commonly known as “Black Pepper”. Discovery of America led to “Columbian […]

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“Die-a-bit-es” or is 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.

Vanessa, a friend of mine used to call it “Die-a-bit-es” in her totally exaggerating tone!!  Admit it, most of us just shrug at even the mention of diabetes (or any lifestyle disease really), don’t we? We think we are invincible!! Young, energetic, healthy (at present), why should we spare even a second thinking about something […]

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5 tips to fight dehydration this summer

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.

“If you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated!”   Ok, let us start by asking an awkward question… “what color is your pee lately?” “What color!? Its colorless…” 😃😃😃 “Well, its kinda pale yellow…” 😐😐😐 “Its yellow, like really yellow …!”😡😡😡 Yellow urine is a sign of extreme dehydration…Its a sign that you need to make […]

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Be Summer Savvy: 5 foods to reverse the sun damage.

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.

Is summer your choice of the season? Are you one of those people who takes out their gears and goes trekking on sunny days? Or are you someone who hides in the darkest of dungeons during summer months?! Whether you are a summer person or not, truth is that we can’t completely escape the Sun […]

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This new year, embrace the bitter as well!

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.

Jewish people celebrate Rosh Hashanah, by eating apples dipped in honey to wish each other “a sweet new year”. Turkish people prepare sweet ‘Ashure’ to wish each other “health, safety, prosperity and spiritual growth”. Chinese people around the world make sweet glutinous rice cake ‘ Nian Gao’ to symbolize getting more and more prosperous each […]

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