TIPS TO BOOST IMMUNITY – WORLD AIDS AWARENESS DAY

TIPS TO BOOST IMMUNITY -WORLD AIDS AWARENESS DAY

TIPS TO BOOST IMMUNITY – WORLD AIDS AWARENESS DAY   –Smeetal Pereira, Dietitian and Clinical Nutritionist (M.Sc. Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics)   Every year 1st December is celebrated as World AIDS Awareness Day to support those infected by the dreadful HIV virus to help fight the stigma attached to AIDS, create more awareness about preventing the spread of HIV and supporting those… Read more »

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Nutritional Tips for Anti-Jet Lag by Celebrity Nutritionist Ryan Fernando l Qua Nutrition Clinic

Sometimes I have had clients who complain that they missed following their nutrition plan for a week or 2 in between because of Jet Lag and it’s difficult to get back. Isn’t it displeasing… Firstly Jet Lag puts a person off the circadian rhythm, reduces the oxygen level in the blood, dehydrates the body and many more negative implications along… Read more »

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Anti-Obesity Day: Highlighting the hazards of obesity on public health & simplified nutrition guidelines to fight obesity

On November 26, major healthcare groups and leading media organisations, particularly in India and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, will commemorate Anti-Obesity Day (AOD) with activities highlighting how obesity is a public health threat. Mrs. Vandana Luthra’s Indian Wellness brand VLCC took the first move in raising awareness about obesity and its consequences by launching an anti-obesity effort in 2001…. Read more »

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Celebrity Nutritionist Ryan Fernando Shares His Top Tips To Help You Maintain Your Festive Diet

The holiday season has arrived, and sticking to our diets can be difficult. Here are some pointers from Ryan Fernando, celebrity nutritionist and CEO of Qua Nutrition, to help you stick to your diet and burn those holiday pounds! In October, the weather in India begins to cool, making nighttime gatherings with friends and family more common. This, along with… Read more »

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IMPACT OF GAMMA-IRRADIATED FOODS ON CANCER PATIENTS

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Cancer Nutrition by qualified dietitian

IMPACT OF GAMMA-IRRADIATED FOODS ON CANCER PATIENTS   INTRODUCTION Gamma radiation is a cold sterilization process and helps in preservation of agricultural commodities without changing flavour, texture and appearance. Low dose produce adequate sterilization and it is an environment friendly green technology. This technology is abundantly used in the medical industry in various medical devices such as syringes, needles, cannulas,… Read more »

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World COPD Day – Nutritional Guidelines for People with COPD

On November 14th, the world celebrates World COPD Day to raise awareness about this condition. COPD, which stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a disorder that can be managed but not cured. This is a very common condition in India, where more than 10 million cases are found. Controlling this condition will be easier with a healthy lifestyle, medication,… Read more »

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How a change in diet changed Glenn Maxwell’s form l Customised Sports Nutrition

A failure largely in the IPL previously, Glenn Maxwell has turned things around in a spectacular fashion this year. Bought for a whopping Rs 14.25 crore at the auctions this February by the Royal Challengers Bangalore, Maxwell has ensured every penny splurged on him has been worth it. Maxwell, speaking to select media via video conference on Tuesday, said improved… Read more »

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World Diabetes Day – Nutrition Principles and Recommendations in Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose (also known as blood sugar) levels are unusually high. Blood glucose is your primary source of energy, and it is obtained from the foods you consume. Insulin, a pancreatic hormone, facilitates the passage of glucose from food into your cells for use as energy. It’s possible that your body doesn’t… Read more »

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World Pneumonia Day – Eat these foods during pneumonia for speedy recovery

The term “pneumonia” refers to lung inflammation. A bacterial, viral, or parasitic illness is frequently to blame. Pneumonia generally begins with symptoms similar to a cold and worsens over time. Some of the symptoms are fever, chills, cough, wheezing, chest pain, weariness, muscle pain, headache, and difficulty breathing. Weight loss due to a lack of appetite and higher energy expenditure… Read more »

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The Healthiest Choice: Salads

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REASONS WHY SOMEONE ELSE DIET PLAN DOESN’T WORK

The Healthiest Choice: Salads   Salads are the food for all seasons and, we believe, our health goals, ranging from classic to gourmet variants. However, this isn’t always the case. Some may have a high calorie count, while others may be deficient in nutrients. To get the most nutritious bang for your buck, you need a healthy balance of both…. Read more »

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