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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Vitamin C

10 Foods so rich in Vitamin C, you’ll never need a supplement again!!

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

“Vitamin C has probably never been taken quite seriously as per say Vit E or Vit D! We remember it only when something happens in our body, maybe something even as small as catching a cold…” I remember as a kid, my elders used to say, “Vitamin C lelo, your cold would go away”. [Never […]

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Fight Cold, Cough & Flu with home remedies [kadha]

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! Monsoon is about to end but has given us many infections such as cold, flu, digestion complaints, etc. while bidding adieu. So, I bring to you 4 simple Kadha recipes from my Granny’s kitchen to help you combat these infections! Kadha or a decoction drink is made up from boiling the herbs and […]

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Antioxidants: let your food protect you from all illnesses!

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.

After all the rain and flooding, we are surrounded by bacteria and viruses that are dying to get inside us and take over! Our only defense against them is our immune system- a complex army of soldiers that protects us. Low immunity= getting sick. Related Read:“5 tips & 5 foods to keep the Doctor away […]

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5 diet lessons you can learn from Ganapati Bappa!

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.

Do not be fooled by his happy belly, our beloved and voracious bappa can very well teach you a diet lesson, or five! Lesson no. 1.Never skip on Greens…EVER! We all know that Ganapati Bapps just can not do without his Durva. Now we do not have any definitive evidence to prove whether he actually […]

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Stress can hold us back! Here are 10 proven solutions…

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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Just because you are not sick, doesn’t mean you are healthy… Stress is an important factor that determines one’s health. Stress can be easily induced by smaller issues such as traffic jams, deadlines, spilled coffee and bad breaking news just as much as by more core issues like marriage, kids, family, life in general! Stress not […]

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Cold Pressed Oils: Make the Switch Today for Excellent Health!

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.

Cold pressed/extra virgin oils are not some new kids on the block! They have been around since the ancient times, they just got sidelined for a few decades by industrial revolution and it’s horrid byproduct, the refined oils. What are Cold Pressed oils? Valid question. They are simply the oils extracted from seeds like groundnut, […]

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Jersey Cow or Desi Cow? Which Milk is better for your health?

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.

For the starters, the black N White cattle is not Jersey, it is Holstein Friesian. I don’t know why here in India we still call it Jersey cow? And later is of course our very own Desi Cow. Recently there was this viral video on whatsapp raising the debate over A1 milk and A2 milk. […]

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“5 tips & 5 foods to keep the Doctor away this monsoon!”

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.

Don’t worry, no Apples on this list! Although apples are very effective indeed as you can throw them at doctors to keep them away 😛 Indian monsoon is splendid, gorgeous, gorgeously destructive and brings a plethora of illnesses with it. Cold, flu, viral fever, skin infections, malaria, diarrhea and jaundice are just a few to name… […]

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Piles: Relief from pain with 7 easy tips

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.

Piles/Hemorrhoids/Bleeding Anus, call it whatever you may feel appropriate, is spreading rampantly across today’s youth (yes it’s no more limited to preggers and elders only)! So without any further wait, let’s dive into 7 tips that will make your life easy (that is if you are suffering from piles!)…   TIP NO 1. DO NOT […]

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