Sugar is not harmful to the body if taken in a limited amount, but added sugar is just empty calories, and it can increase our risk of central obesity, fatty liver, and other harmful conditions, says nutritionist Akanksha Mishra. She recommends replacing white sugar with … [Read more...] about Is sugar bad for us?
Six health and nutrition myths debunked
Do we need eight glasses of water a day or does dark chocolate help us lose weight? Nutritionist and dietician Vasundhara Agrawal (consultant with Practo) busts six everyday health and nutrition myths There are numerous misconceptions about health and nutrition that … [Read more...] about Six health and nutrition myths debunked
Food and immunity: What should we eat in a day?
The immune system defends the body from foreign organisms and pathogens which can make us sick. Different kinds of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin D, iron, zinc, protein, and selenium are essential for our immune system to function properly and fight infection and disease. … [Read more...] about Food and immunity: What should we eat in a day?
Diet and immunity: How to make Indian food healthier
Delhi-based nutritionist Dr. Akanksha Mishra talks about the importance of well-balanced diets to boost our immunity, and how we can make regular Indian meals more nutritious. Indian food contains various nutrients necessary for the healthy functioning of the body as … [Read more...] about Diet and immunity: How to make Indian food healthier