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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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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This new year, embrace the bitter as well!

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.

Jewish people celebrate Rosh Hashanah, by eating apples dipped in honey to wish each other “a sweet new year”. Turkish people prepare sweet ‘Ashure’ to wish each other “health, safety, prosperity and spiritual growth”. Chinese people around the world make sweet glutinous rice cake ‘ Nian Gao’ to symbolize getting more and more prosperous each […]

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