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Liquorice: Traditional Uses, Cough Remedy and much more…

“Ever heard of Liquorice? How about मुलेठी? यष्टिमधु? ज्येष्ठमध??” Well they are all different names of the same herb. Botanical name is Glycyrrhiza Glabra. And the part of this herb that has historically been used around the world and across the cultures is “it’s Root”. Liquorice literally means “Sweet Root”, and यष्टिमधु also means “a sweet stick”. Liquorice root […]

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Steroid Medications and Weight Struggle: A Vicious Cycle!

Recently I had a case, the woman was 40 something, eating healthy, exercising daily, nothing I could put my finger on…but still she was gaining weight. After a thorough investigation figured out that she was in fact taking a steroid medication to treat her autoimmune hepatitis which was breaking havoc on her metabolism! Now to […]

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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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Pregnancy First Trimester

Everything you need to know about the first trimester of pregnancy.

Being pregnant is a life-changing event that every woman looks forward to. And, seeing those 2 lines on a home pregnancy test strip indicating I am expecting a baby, has been the most joyous and exciting time in my life too! However, it was also an event surrounded by happiness, turmoil, stress, and worry – […]

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