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Holistic Nutrition

Are you tired of trying one diet after another for weight loss? Dietary guidelines have changed over the years as researchers are continuously trying to determine what we should eat to attain optimal health and weight. We all know that calories matter! But focusing on food quality is an equally important part of preventing weight gain and promoting

You must be wondering how can food affect mood? Some people relate to food as comforting. Some may eat to reward themselves after completing a task! Some may feel guilty after indulging in certain foods! And some may feel intoxicated after a rich meal! Some may experience bouts of anger or frustration after eating certain foods!

Anxiety is familiar to all of us. We all have experienced it at some point in time.  For me I still remember the level of anxiety that struck me when it was the first day of my teaching career 2 decades ago! The first few minutes were nerve racking but then gradually it got better! However,

Recently I have had a few people ask me if they must avoid cholesterol rich foods like eggs, meat and dairy? Will eating saturated fat and cholesterol-rich foods cause cholesterol levels to rise and make us more susceptible to heart disease? Is cholesterol the real culprit behind heart disease? Cholesterol is arguably one of the most

All Disease begins in the Gut! ~Hippocrates More than 2500 years ago, the famous Greek physician, Hippocrates, who is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine claimed that “All Disease begins in the Gut!” Researchers have just now caught up with what he knew long time ago! Actually, Ayurvedic sages knew this

We all know that our immune system is our body’s defence system, it is our friend and our personal bodyguard that not only protects us against bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites but also against day to day toxins. Unfortunately, our world is full of toxins that can over tax our immune system and increase the risk

Hi Friends, Hope you have been enjoying the spring season! Very soon we will be in the summer season! Just like we change our wardrobe according to the seasons, we also need to think about changing our diet and lifestyle in order to keep ourselves in balance throughout the year! This is known as “Ritucharya” in Sanskrit! Ritu

Hi Friends, I recently got a chance to be the nutrition mentor for a group of dancers and I was absolutely stunned at the level of passion they had towards this beautiful art form- Dance! Since then I have developed a deep appreciation for dancers and the level of hard work, dedication and discipline that is required

For years, fats have been considered the culprit behind heart disease! After World War II, large studies established links between saturated fat and heart disease. Most dietary experts advised people to reduce their fat intake, not only because of the heart connection, but also because fat has more calories per gram than proteins or carbs