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  Waist not Waste
20-May-2013
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Feeling guilty about wasting that morsel on your plate, think again! Eating more than what you want just to finish what is on your plate can lead to added kilos with a huge price. The need to finish all that is on the plate comes from pre-scripted behavior, rooted in our childhood. Attitudes about food and eating inherited from our parents makes us dislike

 FOOD COMBINATION DIETS
07-Aug-2015
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A novel concept to dieting and weight loss seems to have gained traction over the past few years. Combination diets, based on the principle of segregating macronutrients like proteins and carbohydrates. They claim that when carbohydrates and proteins are eaten together, their enzymes cancel each other out, halting the digestive process and causing weight gain. They restrict foods that contain both carbohydrates and proteins such as dairy & dairy products, pulse, daals, soy & soy products as they are combinations of proteins and carbohydrates. For example, eating chapattis with rice; or yogurt with daal; or combining roti with daal and/ or chicken and so on.

 Saturated Fats & Heart Disease
28-Mar-2014
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Fats, an important part of our diet, have been controversial and theories around their quantity and quality have been changing. Saturated fats have been in the line of fire for more than 3 decades. These include butter, ghee, coconut and palm oil. Saturated fat, a form of fat which is solid at room temperature has been out of favour and has been replaced