Ishi Khosla is a practicing clinical nutritionist, consultant, writer and columnist associated with The Indian Express. She is a former senior nutritionist at Escorts. She heads the Centre of Dietary Counselling and also runs a health food store. She feels that for complete well-being, one should integrate physical, mental and spiritual health. According to her: “To be healthy should be the ultimate goal for all.”
Popping pills to enhance memory can have serious side effects. Instead, focus should be on eating right, exercise and meditation
About 80 per cent of people’s daily water intake comes from drinking water and beverages.
Their low glycemic index and high fibre content make sweet potatoes a useful carbohydrate source in reduced diets
The alarming increase in gluten-related disorders and celiac disease in the last decade has led to much speculation on the causes, with the majority of the blame apportioned to the new cereal hybrids introduced into our diet.
A healthy diet and weight management are among the top New Year resolutions for most people
A heavy head is a kill-joy in the festive season, making one feel depressed, anxious and irritable. Preventing it involves some simple precautions.
Too much of sugar can lead to coronary heart disease, obesity, insulin resistance, lowered immunity and impaired brain function.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver, polycystic ovaries (irregular menstruation) and impaired glucose tolerance are some of the common problems these days.
This is largely due to easy availability of oily, starchy and processed snacks, as well as poor planning. Often, most people grab the first food item they can find.
Whey proteins are increasingly seen as a easy way to supplement intense workouts. Many, however, don’t take food sensitivities into account.
Considering we spend the better part of our day at work, the workplace represents a logical place to ensure proper nutrition.
As more people grow lactose intolerant, newer versions of milk are available.