Author : Naini Setalvad


Soothe your digestive system

Soothe your digestive system

Mar 26,2017 , 12:09 AM IST | Hans
Indigestion is a very common complaint and can be the bane of your life.  Any gastronomical problem is due to the food you eat. Wrong combinations, low intake of fluids, constant presence of fried foods, bad fats, daily  intake of white flour in form of breads, pastas, biscuits,  sugar  in  form of sweets chocolates, mithais, soft drink,  cocktails, aerated  drinks,
Tips for sound sleep

Tips for sound sleep

Mar 19,2017 , 12:41 AM IST | Hans
It is not obvious to  most  people that  the  human  body  is  run  by  a  biological  clock and  all  its  functions to  be  at  optimum  levels  is controlled  by  this  cyclic patterns.
Liquid Asset

Liquid Asset

Mar 11,2017 , 11:25 PM IST | Hans
On the wake of the ban of Coke and Pepsi in Tamil Nadu we need to understand that they are a health hazard. From my perspective, there is no justifiable reason for anyone, to drink soft-drinks or aerated-drinks. 
The success mantra of a successful women

The success mantra of a successful women

Mar 04,2017 , 11:12 PM IST | Hans
Wellness habits of a successful woman. Wellness is like a marriage; you can’t cheat on it and expect it to work.
Good food for better grades

Good food for better grades

Feb 25,2017 , 11:59 PM IST | Hans
It is that time of the year again when exams are just round the corner and all that matters are grades, grades and more grades. It is a crucial time and a great diet during the year and especially during finals will ensure better performance. 
Holistic eating on Shivratri

Holistic eating on Shivratri

Feb 18,2017 , 10:54 PM IST | Hans
Shivratri, is a major Hindu festival. Lord Shiva embodies three main qualities that is benevolence, truth and beauty and these celebrations are done mainly to remind people that Shiva had a helping hand in “overcoming darkness and ignorance” in life and in the world. 
Eat fat, lose weight

Eat fat, lose weight

Feb 04,2017 , 11:44 PM IST | Hans
Since a few decades now we have been told that fat is the evil that contributes to weight gain, heart diseases, and overall poor health. We grew up in an era where we equated health with low fat or zero fat diets. Now the most feared food fat is the food that is absolutely needed for vibrant health and weight loss. 
Get rid of your allergies with Vitamin C

Get rid of your allergies with Vitamin C

Jan 28,2017 , 11:09 PM IST | Hans
Boosting Vitamin C in your daily intake helps to cure allergies If you have seasonal allergies and despite all your efforts you still find yourself having the sniffles and throat infection then don’t  fear those.
Boost your calcium intake

Boost your calcium intake

Jan 22,2017 , 12:17 AM IST | Hans
Vitamin D, one of the most vital nutrients is easily accessible to mankind and Vitamin D along with fat is needed to absorb calcium in the body. Good quality fat to absorb the Vitamin D is found in cow’s ghee which is ubiquitous in India. 
Detox and party more

Detox and party more

Dec 24,2016 , 11:53 PM IST | Hans
This is the season to party and we all overextend our palate. After the Christmas weekend detox yourself and get ready for the New Year extravaganza. Here are a few recipes that will help you to boost your immunity and get you back on the party train
Eat right, live right

Eat right, live right

Dec 17,2016 , 11:39 PM IST | Hans
Learning to control your hunger can be a task when you just had breakfast and your stomach is already growling for lunch. But if you eat more, your health will go for a toss. 
Nature has its reason – eat according to season

Nature has its reason – eat according to season

Dec 11,2016 , 12:07 AM IST | Hans
December brings out the big blankets, oversized sweaters and fluffy slippers. And when the temperature drops our lethargic side comes out. So let’s boost our energy and kick off the weariness.
Get rid of joint pains

Get rid of joint pains

Dec 04,2016 , 12:34 AM IST | Hans
As winter sets in and the temperature drops stiffness of joints, aches and pains throughout the body are quite common for both young and the old.
Breath free, get vitaminised

Breath free, get vitaminised

Nov 13,2016 , 12:53 AM IST | Hans
As a nutritionist I am worried how  air pollution is harming our organs causing premature aging, diseases and decreasing quality of life. Our   bodies  cannot  be  replaced  like  machines  and  need  to  last  a  life  time. 
Diet tips for healthy trips

Diet tips for healthy trips

Nov 05,2016 , 11:06 PM IST | Hans
Smart mapping of your food journey will take you a long way and ease your outing. To ensure you have a fresh start the next day, it is important for you to balance out your food the night before. 
The great Indian food

The great Indian food

Oct 16,2016 , 12:17 AM IST | Hans
I went into the study of a cancer patient’s diet way back in 1999 as near and dear were detected with cancer. Over the years, I studied and treated cancer patients and comprehended that we are born with cancer cells the main goal is that they do not multiply and remain benign. 
Swadeshi The Lost Wisdom

Swadeshi The Lost Wisdom

Oct 02,2016 , 12:18 AM IST | Hans
Swadeshi and Ahimsa, the movements started by Mahatma Gandhi, embodied to the core that self reliance and non-violence are the key to living a satisfactory life. They inculcated the belief in people that they should live in relative harmony with their surroundings: living in their homesteads, weaving homespun clothes, eating homegrown food, using homemade goods and celebrating the fertility of the
The great Indian diet

The great Indian diet

Sep 18,2016 , 12:21 AM IST | Hans
I cannot warn you enough about the pitiable diet on which we and our children are living today.  It is a cocktail of excess sugar, white flour, processed, fried topped with chemicals and pesticides destroying our bodies bombing our brains killing us slowly and steadily. 
Lessen toxic poison in your body

Lessen toxic poison in your body

Aug 27,2016 , 11:46 PM IST | Hans
I had done lip service to organic food 10 years ago.  How could I ask the money conscious Indian eaters to spend more on organic food, let  me  share  with  you  what  I  discovered  the premium cost of organic produce is a price worth paying.
Stay healthy this monsoon

Stay healthy this monsoon

Aug 20,2016 , 10:47 PM IST | Hans
Sniffles, sore throat and viruses are common in monsoon. The best way to overcome this is to keep our cells warm. That’s the reason why certain foods were automatically a part of the monsoon diet in our country.  
Benefits of coconut

Benefits of coconut

Jul 30,2016 , 11:38 PM IST | Hans
Many of us search for that wonder food, which provides essential nutrients, and is still delicious, but it seems that we do not find it. Well good food lovers, here it is – the coconut. 
Eat fruit rather than drinking it

Eat fruit rather than drinking it

Apr 16,2016 , 11:49 PM IST | Hans
Switch to natural sugar from processed sugar, as it is much healthier and sources of natural sugar also usually contain vitamins and fibre.
Eat to beat diabetes

Eat to beat diabetes

Apr 09,2016 , 10:32 PM IST | Hans
Someone familiar with diabetes would probably already know that a diabetic person would have to be careful with their physical exercise as well as their diet. Diabetic diets are probably the most widely discussed disease-related diet there could be. However, there are a lot of gaps in the knowledge of the general population. Here’s coming down to pointing out the essentials of the ideal diabetes d
Nourish your skin

Nourish your skin

Feb 20,2016 , 10:50 PM IST | Hans
Before you start treating your dry skin, it’s important to understand what causes this condition. Internal causes include a poor diet and reduced oil gland function. This can cause excessive water loss from the skin leaving it dry and flaky. External causes or environmental factors are usually easy to rectify. You can stop bathing or showering with harsh or drying soaps and start being careful abo