Diet Plus Health Team Posts

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Navratri Diet

Navratris mark the beginning of the festive season, especially in North India, where people startlooking forward to the festive season of Durga Pooja, Diwali, and Dushehra as the auspiciousdays commence. Most people, who practice the Hindu religion, fast on some, or all 9 days ofNavratri, and while it has its spiritual significance, fasting during the […]

Kitchen Treasures – Way to Healthy Life

Kitchen treasures always play a prominent role in kitchen as well as in certain medicinal activity likediuretic, carminative aperients, expectorant, and many more. Kitchen treasures are being usedmedicinally since early. Kitchen treasures are being used as revile for health in many disease, forexample, fenugreek, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, cumin, clove, and other. Traditionally these spices,as part […]

Growth Pillars of Child Nutrition

Every parent wishes to see her kids in pink of health, stay strong and grow tall. Food and exercise aretwo pillars of a child’s well-being. While the children get moving in school and at the play zone in theevening, it’s often food that they neglect. Some kids are picky eaters while at times due to […]

Antinutrients – Their Impact on Nutrition

The term “anti-nutrients” suggests what they are. Whereas nutrients are substances that nourish plantsand animals to grow and live, anti-nutrients earn their title because they can block the absorption ofnutrients. The compounds or substances which act to reduce nutrient intake, digestion, absorption and utilizationand may produce other adverse effects are referred to as antinutrients or […]

Immunonutrition – Role in Today’s Diet

Immunonutrition involves activating our body’s immune system through the intake of specific nutrients. “Immunonutrition” is an umbrella term used to describe nutrients that affect the immune system. This includes things like glutamine, antioxidants, and n-3 (omega 3) fatty acids. Nutrients that fall under the category of immunonutrition can inhibit inflammation, improve or increase immune function, enhance T-cell function, […]

Natural Food vs Supplements – Which One is Better

Supplements aren’t intended to substitute for food. They can’t replicate all the nutrients and benefits of whole foods, such as fruits and vegetables. In an age of once-daily multivitamins and aisles upon aisles of supplements, it’s never been more convenient to tailor your personal nutrition needs at your local grocery store.  However, it’s important to […]

GI Concept for Diabetics

Glycemic index (GI) is a measure of how quickly a food can make your blood sugar (glucose) rise. Only foods that contain carbohydrates have a GI. Foods such as oils, fats, and meats do not have a GI. In general, low GI foods increase glucose slowly in your body. Foods with a high GI increase […]

Eat fat to lose weight on ketogenic diet

Fat is a key component of the ketogenic diet. In fact, how much fat on keto in your diet will determine whether you achieve your goals or struggle to get the scale moving. So, Are you looking for a low-carb diet to lose weight, a diet where you can eat fat to lose fat? Though […]

Keto for beginners

A keto or ketogenic diet is a low-carb, moderate protein, higher-fat diet that can help you burn fat more effectively. It has many benefits for weight loss, health, and performance. A keto diet can be especially useful for losing excess body fat without hunger and for improving type 2 diabetes. What is a keto diet? […]