“5 tips & 5 foods to keep the Doctor away this monsoon!”

Don’t worry, no Apples on this list! Although apples are very effective indeed as you can throw them at doctors to keep them away 😛 Indian monsoon is splendid, gorgeous, gorgeously destructive and brings a plethora of illnesses with it. Cold, flu, viral fever, skin infections, malaria, diarrhea and jaundice are just a few to name… […]

Piles: Relief from pain with 7 easy tips

Piles/Hemorrhoids/Bleeding Anus, call it whatever you may feel appropriate, is spreading rampantly across today’s youth (yes it’s no more limited to preggers and elders only)! So without any further wait, let’s dive into 7 tips that will make your life easy (that is if you are suffering from piles!)…   TIP NO 1. DO NOT […]

Gestational Diabetes: 3 things your Dietitian wants you to know…

What is scarier than being diagnosed with Diabetes and more nerve wrecking than pregnancy you ask! Ever heard of Gestational Diabetes? Last week a friend of mine approached me for guidance regarding the same and I thought I can probably help more women by doing an article, hence THIS! If you are here, reading an […]

Carbohydrate Counting Made Easy!

If you have been diagnosed with any kind of Diabetes, and your Doctor or Dietitian have asked you to watch out how many carbs you are eating, then you have probably heard of this thing called “Carb Counting”! Carb counting is a tool or mechanism (like multiplication tables) developed to make our life easier! With […]

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

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!” Am I right or what? Now, why Ghee? What is Ghee REALLY? Ghee, a close relative of the Clarified Butter, is a fat derived […]

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

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 […]

Multiple Sclerosis: understanding body’s internal strife!

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 […]