How India Eats

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Nice graphic visualization of distribution of non vegetarian vs vegetarian consumers in India. Note that this does not mean that people are eating more non vegetarian food in India, but this only reflects the preference without explaining the quantity of non vegetarian food eaten. India is still abysmally poor in protein consumption. Non vegetarian foods […]

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Regularly include red meat in your diet

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Here are my six reasons to include red meat in your diet: 1. It’s healthy. There are 29 lean cuts of beef. According to India’s National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) standards, Beef provides nutrients like zinc, iron, protein and B vitamins, and half of the fat found in beef is monounsaturated, the same heart-healthy fats […]

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Green tea does NOT help CUT calories

Green tea does not help CUT calories, as such but it does help to maintain a good digestion system. Green tea is simple unoxidised tea whereas the conventional black tea is a processed oxidized product.

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Probiotics : Living food on earth

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Within the definition of functional foods, there is a subset of foods believed to be good for health that are produced by or that contain live microorganisms. These foods are called probiotics. Yoghurt, Curd, Kefir are some examples of easily available probiotics. Yogurt is defined as a fermented milk obtained by specific lactic acid fermentation, […]

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My Weight loss services in Nagpada Mumbai

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I have been offering weight loss and weight gain packages with a huge success since 10+ years. Whats more? Apart from being a Registered Dietitian, I am also a doctor hence, you also get prescriptions for general health problems once you enroll in my packages! You can get the details of my packages here: http://drsumaiya.com/pages/programs-pricing/ […]

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Diet Myths

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There are lot of myths related to diet, weight loss and some food. Here are the facts about them MYTH 1: NO fat diet is good for you FACT: our body needs fats for many body functions like transportation of fat soluble vitamins A,D,E,K, proper functioning of hormones, insulation, etc. minimum 10% of calories should […]

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10 Quick Diet Tips for Breast Feeding Mothers

The following tips approved by Registered Dietitians will ensure that you will remain healthy and fit while losing weight during breastfeeding: 1. Eat a variety of foods from all five food groups. Visit ChooseMyPlate.gov to get a personalized eating plan for breast-feeding women. 2. For protein, choose lean meat, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, nuts and […]

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Frequently Asked Questions to Dr Sumaiya Petiwala

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Following are some frequently asked questions for my diet packages like fat loss , weight gain , maintanance sports nutrition, acne etc: πŸ“ Frequently Asked Questions πŸ“ 1. What does your package offer?  🍏🍎🍏🍎🍏🍎🍏🍎🍏🍎🍏🍎🍏🍎 Help you achieve a weight or health goals,Provided you follow the given guidelines strictly. You won’t be given some exotic medicines […]

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Body Building Tips for Beginners

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My number one tip for beginners is to develop a plan. Everyone wants to get in shape, but because so many people don’t have a plan, there is a high failure rate. Four key elements belong in every new fitness plan: Nutrition: Eat 4-6 meals per day to avoid cravings, keep blood sugar levels stable, […]

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What Should We do to Prevent Cancer ?

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Maintain body weight within the normal range throughout adulthood. Be physically active for at least 30 minutes every day. Limit consumption of calorie-dense foods. Avoid sugary drinks COMPLETELY. Limit intake of red meat and avoid processed meat. Avoid alcoholic drinks. Limit consumption of salt. Aim to meet nutritional needs through food alone, not supplements. Have […]

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