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True Covid Story: The Greatest Lesson I Learnt

Stuff you should know if someone in your family has Covid-19. And Food tips to prevent it.CORONA or COVID -19, a virus that unprecedentedly halted the world and slowed down global economy. And mid of March, India too announced its first Lockdown. Ved, my son, was in the Hostel in Manipal. It was a big worry to get him home. Somehow we managed to get him a flight, and what a relief we felt to have him with us. We were all then happily working from home. Managing without domestic help and ...

Foods To Eat When You Are Pregnant

Most of us get confused on what to eat when you are pregnant. You are getting so much advice from everyone around, we don’t know what is actually good for us. Both mother and baby need to get all the necessary nutrients. Good eating habits have to be inculcated, if you are smoking or drinking alcohol then that has to stop. Caffeine has to be reduced as well. A pregnancy diet has to be planned and certain foods have to be avoided. Indian food has so much variety; however certain common ...

7 Reasons Why Chocolate Is Good For You

Chocolate for many equals guilty pleasures, but what if there is no guilt required? I’m not talking about the chocolates in desserts or candies, I’m referring to the rich dark chocolate that has so many benefits. Theobroma Cacao, the Latin name for chocolate is translated as “Food of the Gods” and rightly so. A bite into a chocolate almost always transports you to heaven.   Here are a list of advantages of dark chocolates:   1. Chocolate is a mood enhancer ...

6 Foods For Healthy Hair

Who doesn’t want dream like hair which is long, thick and shiny. That sort of hair that a prince can use to climb up is worthwhile, but fairy tale like hair needs a regime. Genes, age, heath and diet affect your hair growth. You can’t change your genes but you can definitely monitor what you eat. If hair fall is an issue, then your diet has to be revised. Here are a few foods that will promote healthy hair: 1. Spinach and other green leafy vegetables Spinach is a rich source of ...

A Mum’s Record Of Diet To Fight Dehydration

  Dehydration can be a very concerning thing for all mothers. On a hot sunny summer day, my 4 year old daughter fell sick with these symptoms – Stomach cramps or Griping Bloating or heaviness in stomach Loose stools/ Loose motions (3 to 5 times a day) Vomiting (once a day) Flatulence Fatigue A dull child Took her to a doctor and as feared, she needed medication.  In the meanwhile, the doctor prescribed her to be on mostly rice based meals and asked me to ...

स्वास्थ्य पर पड़ रहे बाहरी प्रभावों से बचने के लिए करें मन को पक्का

  कुछ साल पहले, "बस 2 मिनट" के 3 शब्दों  ने सारी  गृहणियों के लिए संकट-मोचन का काम कर दिया था | भोजन में क्रांति आ गई | बच्चे तो उसी का गुणगान करने लगे | नाश्ते में,  टिफिन में, बे-टाइम भूख लगी हो या फिर ...

Top 10 Foods to Avoid When You Turn 30

While the twenties were really easy where you could eat a pizza for breakfast and muffins for snacking with your favourite cola, it is time to change these habits soon! Steer clear of the following foods once you hit the age 30 and trust us on this that your 40-year-old self will thank you for this change. 1 Aerated Drinks If you are thinking about losing weight, then aerated drinks in any form is the first thing you must tick off from the list. This drink with absolutely no nutriti...

Essential Food Items In Winter Season

With the onset of winter season, we prepare ourselves for cold, windy waves and bring about some changes in our diet. The temperature of our surrounding starts going down rapidly, so everyone wants a way to keep him/her warm. There are several foods that we stop consuming as they have a cold property and there are certain foods that we start adding into our diet in order to be able to sustain through the season without falling ill or having any seasonal health problem. In winter, our body needs ...