Chowdhury Tasneem Hasin

August 10, 2021
August 10, 2021

Post-partum diet

A healthy postpartum diet can help heal and boost energy levels during those sleep-deprived days. Every woman’s nutrition needs are different and depend on many factors.

April 13, 2021
April 13, 2021

Ramadan in summer

The body enters into a fasting state eight hours or so after the last meal, when the gut finishes absorbing nutrients from the food. In the normal state, body glucose, which is stored in the liver and muscles, is the body’s main source of energy.

January 26, 2021
January 26, 2021

Puberty — dietary needs at a special age

A surge in appetite around the age of 10 in girls, and 12 in boys, foretells the growth spurt of puberty. This paves the way for early adolescence when the human body needs more calories than any other time in life.

November 10, 2020
November 10, 2020

Managing menopause through dietary regulation

The female hormone oestrogen begins to decline during perimenopause, which usually begins in a woman’s 40s.

November 3, 2020
November 3, 2020

Nutrition for school going children

School-going age is the perfect time for children to learn about healthy food, healthy bodies and productive activities.

July 28, 2020
July 28, 2020

Dietary tips during COVID and POST COVID condition

Dietary tips during COVID and POST COVID condition

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

FAQ on diet and Covid-19

There has been much talk about nutrition as a defence mechanism to reduce the chances of contracting the Coronavirus. How important is a change in our dietary intake towards fighting the virus?

March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020

Low carb diet: Does it really help treat obesity?

The low carbohydrate diet — also known as the “low carb diet” has become the latest big thing in weight-loss plans. The low carb diet requires adhering to an extremely low-carb, high-fat diet in order to put our body into a metabolic state called low ketosis, in which, it has to burn fat rather than sugar for energy.

February 11, 2020
February 11, 2020

Fighting fever with a change in diet

Fevers can be caused by several factors — infection caused by bacteria, fungi, virus, and also, as a result of certain inflammatory conditions like arthritis, inflammation of the lining of joints, etc. Heat exhaustion, extreme sunburn can also be the cause.

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

Essentials for a healthy winter

Cold and flu bugs thrive in dried-out throats and nasal passages, but drinking plenty of fluids throughout the day can help keep our mucous membranes moist, so they are better able to trap microbes.