Nutrition Meets Food Science

Nutraceuticals: What are they & Why are they Important?

Introduction Nutraceutical is a portmanteau of 2 words “Nutrition” and “Pharmaceutical”, coined by Dr.Stephen DeFelice (1,2). Our Indian food regulatory authority FSSAI (Food safety and standards authority of...

Protein: Essential Macro-Nutrient in Our Diet

All nutrients are essential but some are more important than others. We need micronutrients like vitamins and minerals whereas macronutrients include proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Carbohydrates and fats...

Making Sweets Delightful, Healthy & Nutritious

Sweets contain a lot of sugar. Sweeter they are the more sugar there is in them. When there is more sugar, the other nutrients are less. So, there is always a caution by doctors and nutritionists not to...

Nutritional Requirements of Women

Balancing work, family and looking best at the same time is a really hard task that every woman does on daily basis. But the pressure of these responsibilities often pushes women towards neglecting their own...

Osteoporosis: Affects Many Older Women

One of the dreaded ailments of advanced age and affecting mostly women is Osteoporosis. The meaning of osteoporosis is porous bone. One has less bone mass and strength. The disease often develops without...

Benefits of Okra and Its Recipes In Diabetes Management

“India is home to millions of diabetics and the second highest country in prevalence of diabetes” says recent statistics. Diabetics need to pay more attention to what they add to their plate. The food we eat...

Go “Pro” With Adequate Protein in Diet: Part 2 Have Great Protein-rich Dishes

In the first part, the importance of proteins in our diet was given along with all the various benefits of proteins for our health. Also given were some of the foods and ingredients that are rich in protein...

Go “Pro” With Adequate Protein in Diet: Part 1

Have you ever seen an advertisement of protein shakes and wondered what exactly it is? Why is it gaining so much of popularity? What makes it so special that superstars like Akshay Kumar etc are endorsing such...

How to Manage Gout Arthritis with Diet ?

Number of people with complain of joints & bone pain are rapidly increasing at current times, especially in a country like India where there is quite less awareness on health and nutrition in rural...

Probiotics for Good Gut Health

All diseases begin in the gut- Hippocrates When one says bacteria, the first thing that comes to mind is infections and illnesses but this perception is not completely true, there are some good bacteria that...

Probiotics for Good Gut Health

All diseases begin in the gut- Hippocrates When one says bacteria, the first thing that comes to mind is infections and illnesses but this perception is not completely true, there are some good bacteria that are...

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