Lifestyle

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.

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...

Managing menopause through dietary regulation

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

Make food safe again

Eid-ul-Azha is just around the horizon. However, preservatives, various additives, tainted animal feed, and antibiotics have been inundated in the news, making people think twice about what’s on...

Nutrition needs for summer

It’s a natural trend to eat light during summer, and shift from high calorie food to things much lower. Dehydration is a common possibility due to excess perspiration and that’s the time when...

Ramadan for children

Parents are often faced with a predicament of managing young children who wish to fast. It is not a bad idea to make preparations as soon as Ramadan starts, or even before.

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...

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.

September 29, 2020
September 29, 2020

Nutrition guidelines for maintaining a healthy heart

Paying close attention to what we eat can help reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. Sedentary lifestyles, consumption of excess carbohydrate, saturated fats and trans-fats, and...

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...

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,...

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...

November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019

Diet for the groom

No matter the schedule or grandiosity of a wedding, every bride and groom deserve to look and feel abso-lutely incredible from the inside out. While women are often found trying to lose weight for...