At this time of the year with exams round the corner, children and parents come under pressure and stress. A child’s diet is one of the most neglected aspects during their exams. The rules of nutrition are kept aside. Comfort foods replace regular meals. It has been observed that even kids who usually eat healthy end up eating a lot of junk food and drink pots of coffee to stay awake during exam times.
Remember nutrition during exam is not just counting calories but eating well which optimises ability to concentrate, perform well under pressure and helps body to function at its optimal level.
Nutritionpotli lists out some tried-and-tested tips to help you beat exam stress by following exam specific diet: Continue reading Healthy Eating During Exams
Cloves are small, nail-shaped dried flower buds that come from the evergreen clove tree. They are often used in cooking as well as baking. Apart from its culinary uses, cloves can also play a key role in keeping your body healthy and free from many diseases.
The health benefits of cloves as well as clove oil can be attributed to their antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, aphrodisiac, antiviral, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
Cloves have at least 36 different ingredients, the most important being an essential oil called Eugenol. Plus, cloves are rich in Potassium, Sodium, Phosphorus,Iron, Manganese, Dietary Fiber, Iodine, Vitamins K and C, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Calcium and Magnesium.
Black pepper “King of Spice” is incredibly popular spice. From an omelette, pasta to a vegetable stir fry, black pepper enhances the taste of each food.
Below are some hidden benefits of black pepper:
The monsoon is heartily welcomed by everyone, as the season brings relief from hot summer months. Monsoon is the time for germs and bacteria to thrive in unhygienic conditions. The rainy season also brings various ailments like diarrhoea, food poisoning, dysentery and cholera. During the rainy season, there is a high amount of humidity in the atmosphere due to which our digestive system gets sluggish. The weakening of the digestive system, can lead to gas formation and indigestion. Thus, eating the right kind of food and taking care of your overall health becomes extremely important to prevent yourself from falling ill.
Below mentioned are 10 useful tips so you can enjoy the monsoon without worrying about diseases:
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Water is vital for life and is an essential vital nutrient. The human body can last weeks without food, but only days without water.
Let’s understand the importance of water in our body
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With the festival around the corner, it is difficult to resist the temptation of eating delicacies like ladoos, shankarpalis, kaju katli, karanji, namkeens and chaklis etc. Nutritionpotli finds out how you can gorge and yet keep check on your weight.
Below are a few tips that will help you to enjoy a guilt-free Diwali without compromising your health:
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In old age many elders suffer from low immunity, poor digestion, fatigue, weak bones and muscles. Activity of the body reduces and the elderly person may become victim of metabolic disorders like diabetes , osteoporosis, arthritis, heart problems, high blood pressure or high cholesterol, etc. All this does not mean that you have to eat less. Eating right becomes more important than eating less.
Requirement of vitamins, proteins, minerals, fluids and carbohydrates changes in old age. And all these nutrients have to be packaged in easy-to-digest and easy-to-absorb, small frequent meals which are spread out and spaced well over the entire day.
Always remember the motto “You are what you eat”
Below are simple tips to help the seniors feel vibrant and healthy, inside and out:
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The human digestive system is complicated, its designed to masticate, digest, absorb and expel food from our body. Different part of our body have different jobs cut out and just like a factory machine what we consume needs to move at the right speed from one body part to other. That where dietary fiber has a major role to play. Continue reading Dietary Fibre :- Powerful source to keep you fit