5 Sep 2019

Indian food is all about savoury let it be paratha-chutney, idli sambhar or poha and the main ingredient is salt. Our taste buds are not used to food without salt or with too little salt.

Even though the word ‘Salt’ brings us an image of a white powder used commonly in...

3 Sep 2019

The food label is your guide to understanding the nutrient value along with other relevant information of the foods that you choose. Reading the food label can help you in:

  • Identifying the nutrients present in the food, drink or dietary supplements

  • Ascertaining...

3 Sep 2019

Most of the parents convince their kids saying that "drink your milk quickly so that you'll grow big and strong!". Reason is: milk provides valuable macronutrients (Protein, Fat & Carbohydrates) as well as micronutrients (Vitamin A, C, D, B Vitamins, Calcium, Iron, Mag...

2 Sep 2017

When we talk about nutrition, well-balanced meals and following healthy regime is more or less similar for male as well as female. However, it is vital to understand that sportswomen should give particular attention to three nutrients: water, calcium, and iron. Besides...

8 Jul 2017

I keep on getting this query from many parents and athletes whether caffeine is prohibited for athletes. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released its 2018 List of Prohibited Substances. This list shall come into effect on 1 January for the 2018 Monitoring Progr...

23 Apr 2017


Why is nutrition important for swimmers?
 

  • A swimmer that is training heavily (more than two hours a day) should eat four to seven meals (3 major + 4 small) a day. 

  • The amount of endurance it takes to be a good swimmer is why a swimmer's nutrition is so crucia...

31 Mar 2017

Most of the parents convince their kids saying that "drink your milk quickly so that you'll grow big and strong!". Reason is: milk provides valuable macronutrients (Protein, Fat & Carbohydrates) as well as micronutrients (Vitamin A, C, D, B Vitamins, Calcium, Iron, Mag...

1 Jan 2017

A new year is like a blank book, and the pen is in our hands. Lets consider it as an opportunity to write a beautiful story for ourself in year 2017 and follow these mantras to live healthy life style:

  1. Quit Smoking

  2. Say No to Alcohol

  3. Maintain BMI: 18.5-24.9

    ...

27 Dec 2016

We might be surprised to know that unknowingly we are consuming 5 white poisons in our daily meal. Forget getting nutrients from these items, we end up troubling our health by consuming these food items which are not at all good for our health and increase risk of deve...

13 Oct 2016

A lack of vitamin D does not just affect your bones, but poses more serious problems when neglected. As per the study 69% of Indians suffer from vitamin D deficiency, while a further 15% were found to be vitamin D insufficient. Because of long working hours and little...

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