Know about keto diet and whether you should opt for it

Prajakta Borse, a sports nutritionist and clinical dietician, shares whether one should or should not follow a keto diet

Know about keto diet and whether you should opt for itWith the increasing celebrity diets and several kinds of research, curiosity, and demand for ketogenic diet rank much higher. Being a nutrition expert, I insist people understand the diet before engaging in any such diet programs. Let’s see what ketosis is: It forces the body to utilise fats as an energy source, since; absence or […]

Long-term, unregulated keto diet can harm your health: Health experts

When a person follows a keto diet in full rage, the experts say that the high-fat diet cannot substitute for a low carb diet. Experts point out that excessive, long-term and unregulated intake of keto diet can have many side effects

Long-term, unregulated keto diet can harm your health: Health expertsThe keto diet is an extremely low- or no-carbohydrate diet that forces the body into a state of ketosis. Ketosis occurs when people eat a low or no-carb diet and molecules called ketones builds up in their bloodstream. With low carbohydrate diet, sugar levels in the blood drop, and the body begins to break down […]

Trending: This Diwali, Mumbaikars opt for diet faral

Diwali and sweets are synonymous with each other and there are several varieties of sweets and snacks that are prepared during this festive season. Visiting friends, inviting them over and exchanging sweets is a tradition. With so many tempting delicacies during this festive occasion, most of us tend to forget everything about health and weight. Let's celebrate a healthy Diwali by opting for diet faral instead

Trending: This Diwali, Mumbaikars opt for diet faralDiwali is at our doorstep and we certainly can’t hide our excitement. However, with an envious spread of Diwali sweets, Diwali snacks, and other indulgent Diwali recipes; it is perfectly normal for an average person to pack in an extra few kilos. On the contrary, some health conscious people avoid eating faral. But don’t fret! […]

Say bye to heat, hello to healthy food

Get down after 11am on any given day in October in Mumbai and you will notice most people travelling with a scarf and goggles to beat the heat. As ‘Heat-wave’ hits the city, here are tips to conquer the scorching sun by eating right and staying bright

Say bye to heat, hello to healthy foodEver since the month of October began, the cotton and light clothes from our closets have got another chance to see the light of the day! Sun is out in full swing and My Medical Mantra has got some tips on what to eat and what to avoid. It’s only five day since the month […]

Mangoes not safe for diabetics, city doctors slam nutritionist’s claim

After a video where a nutritionist claimed diabetics can safely consume mangoes went viral, endocrinologists say such ‘fraudulent’ messages mislead people

Mangoes not safe for diabetics, city doctors slam nutritionist’s claimMangoes can never be recommended to diabetics, said city endocrinologists. While this is common knowledge for a lot of us, the need to emphasise this point arose after a video claiming diabetics can safely consume the fruit went viral on social networking sites. As an aftermath of this, several city doctors say they have received […]