Anita Mirchandani

Registered Dietitian, Certified Fitness Professional

Posts in category Motherhood

Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup

Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup
Even though it’s melting outside and all you want is ice cold hydration — I’ve noticed that many people are more susceptible to colds, coughs and increased phlegm.  I think it’s primarily due to the drastic change of your body temperature between indoors and outdoors.  You’re freezing inside, hiding under sweate [...]

Recipe: Carrot Raisin Muffins

Recipe: Carrot Raisin Muffins
I’m always thinking of ways to incorporate vegetables into baked products so that my son will eat them willingly. To be honest, he’s a pretty good eater when it comes to vegetables, however, the more the better.  The first thing I do is look in my pantry and fridge to see what I have because I look to come up with recipes based o [...]

Why Does My Baby Gag While Eating?

You know the feeling when you’ve eaten something and it doesn’t feel right as it travels downward? The body will trigger your gag reflex intuitively. If you think about it, the gag reflex could prevent you from choking, so it’s a good thing. Most adults have the ability to vocalise this. But for young kids — especially babies — it’s a lot h [...]

Is It Safe to Eat Sushi While Breastf...

Is it safe to eat sushi while breast feeding For pregnant sushi lovers, it’s tough to let go. But expecting ladies should try to follow the American Pregnancy Association’s guidelines and avoid raw fish rolls for the next nine months. Fish like tuna and yellowtail can be high in mercury or contain high levels of industrial pollutants. Cross-c [...]

Essentials for Urban Moms : Part Two

Essentials for Urban Moms : Part Two
Almost a year ago, I wrote a post via the blog on essentials for urban moms. As I was becoming a new mom myself, I found that while living in an urban space like NYC, there were many factors involved. We need convenient, space-saving, easy to use and adaptable options. Many of my suggestions were for newborns. With my son well into infancy, I [...]

7 Indoor Prenatal Workouts

Get your blood flowing without leaving your living room. For much of the country, the winter months make us want to hibernate indoors. That’s especially true when you’re pregnant. Last winter, I happened to be in my first trimester of pregnancy. It took every ounce of strength for me not to wear loose comfortable sweats, snuggle under a blan [...]

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