The Low Down on Low Carb and Keto Diets – Is It For You?

The past couple of years has seen a slow but steady rise in the “low carb” or “keto” phenomenon. Every other person you know seems to have experimented with it, or absolutely swears by it for fat loss and health. Add this to the overabundance of information and images of “shredded” selfies taking over the internet with #thatlowcarblife. Does this mean it is the right fit for you?

5 Healthy + Yummy Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

Given their exposure to a dozen food delivery apps, aisles of cookies and ice-creams in the supermarkets, the excessive advertising, how do we ensure that our kids eat right, eat enough and love what they eat? While there are dime a dozen options available online, are they healthy and wholesome? An ideal kid’s lunch plate […]

4 Ways To Add Protein Into Your Vegetarian Diet

You may have wondered,  ‘Is cheese a good protein source?’ or ‘Can I eat eggs for protein even though my doc said they have cholesterol?’ and ‘Daal has protein, right?’. With all the conflicting guidance out there, finding reliable information to answer those questions must have been tough. So, let’s start by answering some of […]

Nutrition 101 For Your Kids – What Should You Feed Them?

I presume that reading this heading was accompanied by some rolling of your eyes and then followed by a smile; as is usually the case when we think of our little ones.  I couldn’t think of a better way to sum up this species than this definition I came across recently: Toddler (n.) – Emotionally […]

Carbs: A Double-Edged Sword

A normal person who eats without any restraint or health goals, gets roughly 65-80% of their total calories from just carbohydrates! That’s too much and it’s causing a few too many issues from simple weight gain to more complicated health issues such as high triglycerides, elevated blood sugar, insulin resistance and more. Obviously, we need […]

Open Your Eyes to Saturated Fat

Most of us love ghee. But we have a problem. We’re told that ghee isn’t healthful. We’re told that ghee causes heart disease. And more importantly, we’re told that ghee makes us fat! The primary reason behind such recommendations is that ghee is rich in saturated fat and saturated fat is supposedly harmful. This is […]