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Diabetic diet

Diabetic diet: 5 common myths busted by an expert dietitian

One of my neighbour’s dad was recently detected with HbA1c 9% and post lunch blood sugar 352 mg/dl. Being a foodie, the thought of giving up his favourite desserts and going on a strict diabetic diet haunted him so he thought of making some simple changes in his lifestyle. He started walking daily coupled with …

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Ramdan

10 tips by a diabetes dietitian to control your blood sugar during Ramadan

Why do you need a diabetes dietitian especially during Ramadan? Ramadan is the holy month for Muslims in which fasting is observed by almost all adults. Most Muslims, except those with illnesses; are mandated to observe fasting from dawn to dusk. Fasting during this holy month is considered as one of the pillars of Islam, …

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Why does your waistline matter more than your body weight?

Body weight in simplest terms is how much you weigh on the weighing scale. This weight includes the weight of your bones, muscles, fats as well as your body water. Apart of your body weight there are several other indices that are also better indicators of your overall health and its future prospects. These indices …

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Diet Consultation

8 things you should keep in mind before going for a nutrition consultation

Nutrition consultation involves one-to-one discussion with a Nutritionist regarding your food intake and the modifications that you may need according to your health status. A Nutritionist is a person who is qualified to: assess your nutrition status based on several parameters provide guidance to make healthy modifications monitor and evaluate your health as per the …

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Vegetarian Diet

On a diabetic or low-fat diet and wish to savor delicious fondue recipes for New years eve?

Celebration times (including vacations/ parties/ festivities, etc) are the most difficult times when one has 2 or more health concerns like diabetes and high cholesterol or diabetes with high blood pressure. Adhering to a well planned diabetic or low-fat diet is one of the key principles towards overall cardiac health. When on a specific diet …

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