We had experts vet celeb’s go-to food advice to see how they stacked up.
Whether on the red carpet or on the way to the gym, it’s a pretty universal truth that celebrities tend to look great. And if they look great, they must know a thing or two about eating healthy too, right? After all, many of them also run their own food blogs, tak [...]
Don’t let the disorder control you
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS, is the most common endocrine disorder among women between the ages of 18 and 44. It is caused by the presence of elevated levels of androgen – male sex hormones – in women. Unfortunately, there is no real cure for PCOS.
The Silent Killer
It has been estimated that b [...]
Thanks to Got Milk?’s classic ad campaign, we know that calcium and vitamin D boost bone health. But have you ever thought about the foods that cause the opposite effect?
As kids, our parents often stressed the importance of building healthy bones by pouring us a glass of milk at breakfast or sneaking some leafy greens into our lunchbox [...]
When Katie Uhran emerged from winter feeling sluggish and run-down, she knew she needed a change. So, when friends mentioned they were starting an Ayurvedic-based cleanse, she was intrigued.
“I wanted to feel lighter, energized and like I had washed away all the cobwebs that built up during the winter months,” says Uhran, a Nantucket-based pe [...]
Haldi Doodhi has gotten a global makeover. So wow
Golden Mylk and the Golden Latte are having a moment on the world food stage. So it may not be long before we shell out upwards of Rs 200 for one of these healthy concoctions. After all, the ochre-coloured drink is being championed by wellness gurus in America and the UK as a sort of miracle h [...]
As a dietitian, I have a hard time dealing with all the nutrition clutter out there being delivered to people. It’s rather frustrating because it’s not always explained properly and of course, the media over hypes everything. I’ve had close family and friends come to me and ask me several questions on why a specific food p [...]
When you’re pregnant, you’ve got all sorts of hormones going haywire and all sorts of cravings creeping up. It’s important to understand that the two are correlated. During pregnancy, your dietary habits are especially important because maternal glucose is the main energy substrate for intrauterine growth. As a dietitian [...]
For as long as I can remember, the rowing machine has been my most favorite cardio equipment. I’ve never loved the treadmill, elliptical or stationary bike. Since high-intensity interval training (H.I.I.T) became more popular and burpees (chest to floor explosive push-ups) were everywhere, I barely even use cardio equipment. However, [...]
For busy parents, busy moms, busy everybodies – I’m sure we can’t get enough of food prep tips. I always like asking my friends for what they do to prep for the week so that they are able to cook at least 50% of the time for their families. Comparing notes is a great way to potentially enhance your current efforts.
So I’m a sucker for nut butters. I pride myself on never going a day without eating peanut butter — and the Reduced Fat Skippy kind. Sure, I’m a dietitian but I grew up in the 80’s and some tastes just CANNOT change. However, for my little one, I’ve slowly worked on introducing nuts and nut butters to him. Th [...]