Obesity

Be Healthy: Add fiber to your diet

The word fiber comes from the Latin word fibra, meaning fiber, thread, string or filament and dietary fiber refers to nutrients in the diet that are not digested by gastrointestinal enzymes. Fiber is also known as roughage. It is the indigestible part of plant foods that pushes through our digestive system, absorbing water along the way and […]

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Weight Gain OH! Not Again

Have you ever stood in front of a mirror and said Why ME? I don’t even eat sweets…. Well…sweets are not the only culprit which change your hour glass shape to a spherical one. Knowing the causes of weight gain might help you in coping with it… No one likes the needle of the weighing […]

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Weight loss Quick Fixes

It is rightly said that there are no short cuts to weight loss. But certain tips can come handy in losing weight as well as crossing the dreaded weight plateau. Do try these and share your experiences…. Eat Slowly: Stretch your meals to, at least, 20 minutes or longer. Our stomach, mouth and brain are […]

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Managing PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome or disorder (PCOS / PCOD) is on the rise. It is a hormonal disorder that affects approximately 5-10% of women in the reproductive age group. It is characterized by development of cysts in the normal healthy ovary. Currently it is considered as one of the leading causes of infertility in women. Click here for more […]

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Welcome to Weight Management

In today’s scenario, a lot has been said and done about healthy body weight, obesity, weight management, etc., still, obesity is now taking epidemic proportions. Currently, what we have is a situation of dual burden in our country. We are yet to overcome under-nutrition (deficiencies of nutrients) in rural areas and side by side over-nutrition […]

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