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Ishi Khosla

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.”

Diet diary: In exam season, the right food that enables thought
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Popping pills to enhance memory can have serious side effects. Instead, focus should be on eating right, exercise and meditation

Drink (water) through the day, it helps
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

About 80 per cent of people’s daily water intake comes from drinking water and beverages.

Diet diary: A sweet potato for weight watchers and diabetics
Sat, Jan 28, 2017

Their low glycemic index and high fibre content make sweet potatoes a useful carbohydrate source in reduced diets

Diet diary: The pitfalls of tampering with our food supply
Sat, Jan 14, 2017

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.

Diet diary: This new year, some fresh ideas to get fitter
Sat, Jan 07, 2017

A healthy diet and weight management are among the top New Year resolutions for most people

Diet diary: The morning after — tackling the holiday hangover
Sat, Dec 31, 2016

A heavy head is a kill-joy in the festive season, making one feel depressed, anxious and irritable. Preventing it involves some simple precautions.

Diet diary: Remember, sugar is more addictive than cocaine
Sat, Dec 24, 2016

Too much of sugar can lead to coronary heart disease, obesity, insulin resistance, lowered immunity and impaired brain function.

Diet diary: The increasingly despairing battle against the bulge
Sat, Dec 17, 2016

Non-alcoholic fatty liver, polycystic ovaries (irregular menstruation) and impaired glucose tolerance are some of the common problems these days.

Diet diary: To avoid dietary disasters, turn your snack time into healthy meal time
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

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.

Diet diary: The ups and downs of the gym-goers favourite — Whey
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Whey proteins are increasingly seen as a easy way to supplement intense workouts. Many, however, don’t take food sensitivities into account.

Note to employers: Healthy food leads to efficient workforce
Sat, Nov 19, 2016

Considering we spend the better part of our day at work, the workplace represents a logical place to ensure proper nutrition.

Diet diary: Getting your milk choices right
Sat, Nov 12, 2016

As more people grow lactose intolerant, newer versions of milk are available.