Truth or Myth: Ghee is “Heart Attack on a plate”!

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.

Which is the one advise that you get showered with most after being diagnosed with any kind of heart disease?  “Sharmaji, now you must cut down on Ghee and oily stuff!” “Sharmaji, now you must cut down on Ghee and oily stuff!” Isn’t that so? Now, why Ghee? What is Ghee REALLY? Ghee, a close […]

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A Dietitian’s Verdict: “Which is the best Oil For Cooking?”

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.

Despite being a dietitian, just like many of you, I find asking myself this same question every time I am in the oil aisle of a grocery shop; “What oil should I buy? Which one is the best for me and my family’s health?” Though I have duly studied Nutrition for 6 years and even […]

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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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The Crimson Moon, The Taboo, The Neglect and a Taint Free You!

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.

“Periods”, “Chums”, “That time of the month”, instead of calling it by any of these names, why did we call it the Red Moon again? Well, what can I say; lately I have been under a terrible spell cast by a man named Sampooran Singh Kalra (Gulzaar), a spell that is making me see “Chaand” […]

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How to smoke smart A.K.A how not to leave any evidence behind?

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.

Have you ever been to someone’s house, as soon as you enter, it hits you! The smell… It’s very distinct and it is unbearable. The house, their clothes, their hair, even their pets reek of cigarette smell; and the most amusing thing is that they can’t smell it. They literally and truly just can not. […]

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Dementia: What is it? What feeds it? And how to prevent 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.

  “Have you ever seen a person with dementia? Have you met one? You probably have but you were not aware of their health condition and probably thought that they have lost their marbles!” This is what usually happens! A neighboring grandma suddenly started forgetting everything, her name, her children, and grand children’s names, slowly […]

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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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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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Dealing with Depression? Know how to break 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.

Why is it that when it comes to health, we are so open about discussing heart health, diabetes, skin issues, weight gain, cancer… even HIV (finally!) and UTIs etc. etc, but very conveniently and coyly we avoid talking about mental health! If we fall ill, our loved ones will be called and all of our […]

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