Dangers of using Plastic for food storage!

This is why you should avoid eating out of plastic!

Disti Vira, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Disti Vira, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Her fitness mantra is “do not start with a diet that has an expiration date, instead, focus on a healthy lifestyle that will last forever”. Disti has completed post graduation in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. She isalso a certified Diabetes Educator.
She iskeen on bringing together her acquired knowledge on nutrition and other health aspects with people’s goals to achieve a healthy life. For her fitness is not being better than someone else; it’s about being better than who we used to be. “We don’t have to be great to start, but we have to start to be great". So give your best!
Disti Vira, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

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  I was stunned when I looked into my kitchen, since it was 75% plastic! This was the first time I watched things so closely because I read a line somewhere “plastic is not safe to store all types of food” Before I start discussing on this topic, I want you to look around yourself […]

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Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha: everything you need to know about this stress buster!

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Nutrition Consultant, Content Lead & Editor of DawaiBox Health Reads at DawaiBox
She is a Registered Dietitian who does not believe in dieting; She has a Master's Degree in Nutrition but she is not your "I know it all Nutrition Guru!"; She loves food but loves talking about food even more. Her articles are a direct reflection of her personal quest where nutrition science meets real life! Oh, and she is owned by a 3 m.o. naughty kitten :)
Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Ashwagandha, literally means Smell of a Horse, the herb got the name because of the strong aroma that it’s roots emits. Botanical name is  Withania Somnifera and pet names are  Poison Gooseberry and  Indian Ginseng (no relation what so ever with Panax Ginseng). If you have been keeping up with health trends, I am sure […]

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Adaptogens: Medicinal Herbs Revered Around the World

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Nutrition Consultant, Content Lead & Editor of DawaiBox Health Reads at DawaiBox
She is a Registered Dietitian who does not believe in dieting; She has a Master's Degree in Nutrition but she is not your "I know it all Nutrition Guru!"; She loves food but loves talking about food even more. Her articles are a direct reflection of her personal quest where nutrition science meets real life! Oh, and she is owned by a 3 m.o. naughty kitten :)
Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

From snake bites to cancer and from infertility to diabetes, medicinal herbs and mushrooms have been used to treat all sorts of ailments. Across the cultures. And for thousands of years! What are Adaptogens? An Adaptogen is a substance that improves the body’s ability to adapt to stress.  [1] Stress that is induced by heat, […]

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Food Vs Supplements

Produce Vs. Pills? The Never-ending Nutrition Debate.

Shiren Janus, RD.

Shiren Janus, RD.

A mother, A Registered Dietitian, a food enthusiast and a globe trotter- all rolled in one! Shiren is trying to help people (and herself) find the right balance in between, one post at a time.
Shiren Janus, RD.

“The million-dollar question, literally!” People, in general these days, tend to be aware and have heard of nutrition supplements. Even my Nani has heard of popular brands, selling different nutrients to people over the counter or via lucrative multi-level marketing and pyramid schemes. Thanks to prime-time TV adverts. Now to jump right in, we need […]

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Veganism

Being Vegan: Everything you need to know about Veganism!

Abha Sardesai, Nutritionist, Food Blogger.

Abha Sardesai, Nutritionist, Food Blogger.

Abha is a Food Science and Nutrition graduate and currently pursuing M.Sc. in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. She calls herself an amateur food and health blogger and an extremely big foodie at heart. For her food is not just about calories, carbohydrates and fats; it is a way of life! Abha truly believes that no food is unhealthy, what can be unhealthy is our attitude towards it... So if we correct our attitude, we can enjoy all those yummy foods :)
Abha Sardesai, Nutritionist, Food Blogger.

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Hello everyone! I hope you’ve had a great Diwali with all your loved ones besides you! Now that festivities are over, many of you must have gotten back to your original diet regimes or some of you would want to go on a diet because you’ve put on a lot of weight. In the recent […]

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Keto Diet Ketogenic Diet

Keto Diet: The ultimate weight loss solution! Is it really??

Ashmeeta Bhatia, Dietitian

Ashmeeta Bhatia, Dietitian

Having a master's degree in the field of Clinical Nutrition, along with a background of intensive research on the subject, she guides people with different dietary requirements. From sports to people with varied lifestyles, she has catered to all during her stint with Fortis Memorial Research Institute. Working with corporates has been on top of her agenda to bring about a positive change in their lifestyles. So, while the corporates take care of the business needs, she takes care of the nutritional needs and keeps them going in the humdrum.
She can be reached at ashmeetabhatia29@gmail.com for a consult.
Ashmeeta Bhatia, Dietitian

Though many people are still warming up to the “Ketogenic Diet” that has taken up the world by storm, there are still others like us figuring out and trying to draw conclusions as to what is about Keto diet that is making people go gaga over it! To start with, why was Ketogenic diet (popularly […]

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Worried about what Diwali will do to your waistline?

Disti Vira, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Disti Vira, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Her fitness mantra is “do not start with a diet that has an expiration date, instead, focus on a healthy lifestyle that will last forever”. Disti has completed post graduation in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. She isalso a certified Diabetes Educator.
She iskeen on bringing together her acquired knowledge on nutrition and other health aspects with people’s goals to achieve a healthy life. For her fitness is not being better than someone else; it’s about being better than who we used to be. “We don’t have to be great to start, but we have to start to be great". So give your best!
Disti Vira, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

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Wohoo ! Our favorite festival DIWALI is around the corner, and I’m sure all of us are done with a lot of shopping, beauty treatments, lighting up the house, cleaning each corner and exchanging sweets ,isn’t it? Well above all, I’m super excited to wear my new bunch of Indian dresses this Diwali, but there […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Everything You Need to Know About It!

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

Nutrition Consultant, Content Lead & Editor of DawaiBox Health Reads at DawaiBox
She is a Registered Dietitian who does not believe in dieting; She has a Master's Degree in Nutrition but she is not your "I know it all Nutrition Guru!"; She loves food but loves talking about food even more. Her articles are a direct reflection of her personal quest where nutrition science meets real life! Oh, and she is owned by a 3 m.o. naughty kitten :)
Soniya Nikam, MS, RD.

My grandma has it, so does my mom and I feel like I too am destined to get it some day! Rheumatoid Arthritis, is arguably second most severe type of arthritis and a topic that is of an immense personal interest for me… This is Chapter #2 of DawaiBox Arthritis Series. Content Index What is […]

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Acidity: Why you need to stop ignoring the symptoms right now!

Mubashira Chaiwala, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Mubashira Chaiwala, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Mubashira is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a Dietitian with specialization in Clinical and more specifically Renal Nutrition. She also has a certification in nutrition and exercise for fitness. Having addressed issues like weight management, diabetes management, and lifestyle disorders, her health mantra is "encourage healthy eating and conscious well being for better living!"
Mubashira Chaiwala, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

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  In this hectic world of sedentary lifestyle and outside eating, the acidity and heartburn are becoming a major problem. according to Healthline, almost 60% of adults experience heartburn at least once a year, and almost 30% suffer from it on weekly basis! Acidity also clinically known as GERD- Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease, is a […]

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Is it really wrong to have daal and curd together?

Disti Vira, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Disti Vira, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Her fitness mantra is “do not start with a diet that has an expiration date, instead, focus on a healthy lifestyle that will last forever”. Disti has completed post graduation in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. She isalso a certified Diabetes Educator.
She iskeen on bringing together her acquired knowledge on nutrition and other health aspects with people’s goals to achieve a healthy life. For her fitness is not being better than someone else; it’s about being better than who we used to be. “We don’t have to be great to start, but we have to start to be great". So give your best!
Disti Vira, Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

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Did you know that wrong food combinations can cause severe gastric issues? Since childhood my mom taught me what combinations I should not take together.  She never allowed us to have milk and fruits together, daal and curd together, and for a lot of people it is no fish and milk products together. I always […]

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