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VITAMIN D: WHY THIS SUNSHINE VITAMIN IS CRUCIAL FOR YOUR BODY

VITAMIN D: WHY THIS SUNSHINE VITAMIN IS CRUCIAL FOR YOUR BODY

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is crucial for maintaining bone health, functioning of our immune system, and warding off several chronic conditions. It is popularly known as the sunshine vitamin as the body synthesises it from cholesterol when our skin is exposed to sunlight. Vitamin D is absorbed...

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RECOVERY AFTER COVID-19: INCLUDE THESE NUTRIENTS IN YOUR DIET

RECOVERY AFTER COVID-19: INCLUDE THESE NUTRIENTS IN YOUR DIET

The growing number of Covid cases and recurrent waves sparked by new variants every few months have deteriorated the health of many people. Covid patients face health complications such as fever, cough,  tiredness, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, headache, aches and pains, diarrhoea, shortness of breath, hair fall, fatigue,...

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MOVING TOWARDS MENOPAUSE? DIET AND LIFESTYLE TIPS TO EASE SYMPTOMS

MOVING TOWARDS MENOPAUSE? DIET AND LIFESTYLE TIPS TO EASE SYMPTOMS

Menopause is a phase of a woman’s life when her menstruation stops, typically around the age of 45-55 years. Menopause is said to occur when a woman hasn’t had her periods in 12 consecutive months and she can not get pregnant naturally. Perimenopause occurs several years before menopause. It is...

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IS YOUR CHILD A FUSSY EATER? TRY THESE HEALTHY, CREATIVE FOOD OPTIONS

IS YOUR CHILD A FUSSY EATER? TRY THESE HEALTHY, CREATIVE FOOD OPTIONS

An excessive intake of junk and processed foods can deprive kids of proper nutrition, impacting their health and immunity. Children can be fussy eaters which can increase the risk of malnourishment. However, there are ways and means to ensure that your child is getting optimum nutrition through the daily diet...

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EFFECTIVE TIPS TO BEAT ACIDITY

EFFECTIVE TIPS TO BEAT ACIDITY

Acidity is a common problem nowadays. It is a discomforting condition that can cause heartburn, pain in the stomach, bloating, nausea, etc. The food we eat passes into the stomach through the oesophagus (food pipe). The gastric glands present in the stomach produce hydrochloric acid. The normal pH of the...

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DIET AND LIFESTYLE TIPS TO STAY HEALTHY IN WINTERS

DIET AND LIFESTYLE TIPS TO STAY HEALTHY IN WINTERS

Winters are not just about covering ourselves up with layers of woollen clothes, but equally about the foods that help us stay warm. When included in the diet, many foods, spices, herbs and drinks can generate natural heat in the body. They can benefit people who can't adjust well to...

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ALL ABOUT DYSLIPIDEMIA AND HOW TO MANAGE A DISTURBED LIPID PROFILE

ALL ABOUT DYSLIPIDEMIA AND HOW TO MANAGE A DISTURBED LIPID PROFILE

Dyslipidemia refers to the abnormal level of cholesterol and other lipids (fats) in the blood. Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in the blood which our liver makes to protect the nerves, make cell tissues and certain hormones. However, high levels of cholesterol can increase the chances of heart diseases....

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CURCUMIN- INNOVATIVE WAYS TO INCLUDE AGE-OLD SPICE CURCUMIN IN YOUR DAILY DIET

CURCUMIN- INNOVATIVE WAYS TO INCLUDE AGE-OLD SPICE CURCUMIN IN YOUR DAILY DIET

Turmeric is a spice that has held a significant value in our lives from the ancient times till date. It contains a strong polyphenol, curcumin- the active compound which gives turmeric its yellow colour. Curcumin helps manage oxidative stress, inflammation, metabolic disorders, arthritis, anxiety, and cholesterol levels. It can also...

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SODIUM ALGINATE: USES AND BENEFITS

SODIUM ALGINATE: USES AND BENEFITS

Sodium Alginate is a non-digestible, edible carbohydrate derived from brown seaweed. It’s the most common type of alginate found in food and is used by food manufacturers as a thickener, stabiliser, and gelling agent. This component is often used to make heat-resistant gels and to give food viscosity. Sodium Alginate...

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A GUIDE TO WEANING: WHY YOU SHOULD FEED YOUR BABY SOLIDS AFTER SIX MONTHS

A GUIDE TO WEANING: WHY YOU SHOULD FEED YOUR BABY SOLIDS AFTER SIX MONTHS

Weaning is the process of switching an infant's diet from breast milk or formula to other foods or fluids. Experts recommend that infants should be fed only with breast milk for the first six months after birth. After that, you can use a combination of solid foods and breast milk...

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