Diet for lactating mothers

Breast feeding moms; know what you should be eating to help boost your breast milk production

Diet for lactating mothersLactation period refers to the duration when the mother breastfeeds her child. A nutritious dietary intake is therefore important. The food intake should be such that it meets the mother’s nutritional requirements, besides ensuring adequate milk production for the baby.  You can achieve it by following these simple value additions to you daily diet, let’s […]

The truth about fruit

The eat-right prescription brings all of that knowledge and expertise to your very own kitchen. No fad diets. No quick-fixes. No eliminating traditional foods. From buying the right ingredients, to planning meals, and involving kids in cooking, The eat-right prescription combines medical and scientific knowledge with practical wisdom. It’s the go-to guide for individuals and families who want to eat right, stay healthy and lead productive, happy lives

The truth about fruit“My team and I often hear the most ill-informed stories about food and fitness. While it can be funny, it’s also unfortunate that people do not have access to scientific truths about something that is so essential to their well-being. One of the most misunderstood foods are fruits. They are neither the miracle cure for […]

Here’s why peanut butter is good for you

Two tablespoons of peanut butter is estimated to contain 7 grams of protein, 16 grams of fat and 2 grams of fibre

Here’s why peanut butter is good for youIf there is one thing peanut butter gets praised for, it is for the versatility. While the popular spread can be used to enhance a variety of meals and snacks, it also deserves some due credit for its health benefits. One standard serving of unsalted peanut butter, which is around two tablespoons, contains 191 calories. […]

Diet for lactating mothers

Breast feeding moms; know what you should be eating to help boost your breast milk production

Diet for lactating mothersPART 2  Staying hydrated is important during lactation but drinking water becomes a chore, let’s look at interesting ways to achieve it: Herbal tea: Boil tulsi, ginger, and lemongrass, mint (you can decide the quantity and choose all or just one or two ingredients). Before drinking, add lemon juice and jaggery or even green tea […]

Why is nut milk the new food fad?

At Digestive Health Institute, we try steering clear of trends and fads as much as we can, because it’s really not healthy to keep eliminating or adding foods to your diet constantly, without much reason

Why is nut milk the new food fad?At Digestive Health Institute, we try steering clear of trends and fads as much as we can, because it’s really not healthy to keep eliminating or adding foods to your diet constantly, without much reason. When it comes to non-dairy milks, however, it’s hard to ignore them. The most popular one in India right now […]

Healthy diet for a working woman

A good diet plan which is well balanced and includes all the vital nutrients is very essential for any working woman. It’s not just limited working fraternity but also to every girl and a homemaker. A diet chart should be planned in a way which is not too complicated to follow; it must remain flexible, and include a wide variety

Healthy diet for a working womanWomen today are balancing between the demands of family and career, along with the pressure to look healthy and to eat a certain way, many women are finding it very difficult to maintain a healthy diet. A balanced diet is a basic essential for a women’s health. Women likewise men should enjoy a wide variety […]

Avid gymmers: Flex your muscles naturally, avoid steroids

A lot of youngsters use steroids to build their muscles and tone the body. Over the years the usages have increased rampantly. But fitness experts state that using steroids to build the body can be not only be harmful, but also life-threatening as well. My Medical Mantra informs you about the ill-effects steroids can impact your body in a negative way in the long run

Avid gymmers: Flex your muscles naturally, avoid steroidsWho doesn’t want to look good? We all do want to look good and try every possible means to do it. But, in today’s world, the youngsters want to look good within no time. They don’t want to earn their body; they want it in a quick time. And for that, they are willing to […]

‘Easy diet tips to fight type 2 diabetes’

Diet of each person with Type 2 Diabetes is different. Diet plans are based on their BMI, glycemic status and current therapy. Here are few thumb rules which type 2 diabetes patients should follow

‘Easy diet tips to fight type 2 diabetes’  For type 2 diabetic patients, there should be a lower glycaemic index diet with a controlled amount of carbohydrates, good amount of protein and right fat. It’s easier to follow a diet in type 2 diabetes by using plate method. Divide plate into four parts. 1/4th of the plate should be of raw vegetables, 1/4th  plate should […]

Know about the health benefits of cinnamon

Cinnamon, from the bark of the cinnamon tree, has long been used as both a spice and a traditional medicine. As a supplement, you’ll find it in capsules, teas, and extracts. So far, doctors don't recommend it for any health issues. Although research suggests interesting possibilities, there’s more work to be done

Know about the health benefits of cinnamonCinnamon spice is well known for being sweet and warming. It adds a tasty flavour to desserts like apple and pear crumble. Did you know it is also full of health benefits backed by scientific research? It is especially helpful for lowering blood sugar levels and increasing “good” HDL cholesterol levels. Cinnamon is made from […]

Here’s why you need to include more spinach in your diet this winter

We all know the numerous health benefits that all the vegetables offer. But there are some vegetables that are incredibly nutritious and one must include them in their diet. One such vegetable is spinach. It is one of those winter vegetable that is not only nutrient-dense, but also replete with health benefiting properties is spinach

Here’s why you need to include more spinach in your diet this winters One can say that spinach definitely deserves the ‘superfood’ title after taking a look at its impressive nutritional content. Armed with a variety of vitamins and minerals, here are some of the health benefits the vegetable can offer. Better energy levels Are you a constant victim to the dreadful afternoon slump? Try adding a […]
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