nutrition

nutrition News

Prebiotics in infant nutrition: All you need to know

The word prebiotic is often confused with probiotics. It is important to know the difference. Probiotics are live microorganisms found in the gut, while prebiotics are non-digestible food components that promote the growth of helpful bacteria (probiotics) in the gut.

Feeling guilty about indulging in sweets this Diwali? Experts suggest easy ways to shed the calories

Since Diwali sweets are mostly made up of milk and milk products, maida and sugar in high amounts, it is good to keep a check on consumption of refined products after the festivities are over.

Advertising

National Nutrition Week 2019: Why rainbow diet matters?

With the rainbow diet, you will be consuming a variety of colourful foods that will boost both your mental, as well as physical health.

Quantified nutrition: A simple yet sustainable way to shed those extra kilos

Supplementing a diet based on quantified nutrition with a few good practices like exercising, sticking to whole foods and mindful eating can go a long way in shedding those extra kilos.

Child does not like karela or bitter gourd? Get them to enjoy it with these healthy recipes

Bitter gourd or karela: It is very helpful for children suffering from juvenile diabetes as it plays a key role in reducing blood sugar levels. It is beneficial for obese children as it aids weight loss.

Microgreens: An effective way to include nutrients in your child's diet

Children can benefit to a great extent if microgreens are made part of their daily diet. These tiny and extremely adorable seedlings tend to have 40 times more nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants than their mature counterparts.

Advertising

Teach your kids healthy nutrition practices at an early age

The family environment has a primary influence in the development of food habits. Parents and siblings have a significant impact on the child's habits. It's the duty of parents to provide children with a proper balanced diet, and also give them the chance to choose healthy foods.

‘Delhi’s kids not eating enough fruit, vegetables’

The report’s findings reflect that children from higher-income homes are not necessarily consuming more vegetables than those from lower-income homes, despite greater ease of access.

Give your kids these immunity boosting foods

Nuts like almonds, walnuts and seeds like pumpkin and flaxseeds are good immune boosters. Nuts can be consumed whole or after being soaked. Seeds can be added to their cereal.

Food Wisdom

In Ultimate Grandmother Hacks, nutritionist Kavita Devgan makes a case for the traditional eating wisdom from our grandmother’s kitchens.

Advertising