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Avocado: What nutrients are you getting from avocado?

Avocado is frequently celebrated as a superfood owing to its abundant nutrient profile. With a diverse array of vitamins, minerals, and beneficial fats, this fruit provides a wealth of health advantages. Avocados are packed with nutrients like healthy fats, fiber, potassium, and vitamins C, E, and K. They’re great for heart health, digestion, and skin. […]

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Normal Weight Does Not Mean Good Health: Here’s why!

In our modern society, the pursuit of health is often equated with achieving a “normal” weight. However, the reality is far more complex. While maintaining a healthy weight is undoubtedly important, it is just one piece of the puzzle when it comes to overall well-being. In fact, numerous studies and healthcare experts emphasize that a […]

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Carbohydrates: should we stop eating them completely?

Over the years there has been many discussions around carbohydrates and their importance in our diets. Some people are leaning towards getting more of your calories from carbohydrates while others are going to cut off carbohydrates completely from our diets, in other words making carbohydrates a non essential part of our daily diets.
These are the discussions that have brought about the keto diet being highly recommended for management of many diseases, and many others going for a low carbohydrate diet.

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Choosing Diabetes Friendly Snacks

Living with diabetes can be challenging, especially when it comes to snacking. Many popular snack options are high in sugar and carbohydrates, which can cause spikes in blood sugar levels. However, making informed choices and selecting diabetic-friendly snacks is crucial in controlling blood glucose levels throughout the day.

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Strategies to cope up with weight loss, How not to give up!

What strategies do you use to cope with negative feelings? When feeling discouraged on your weight loss journey, it’s important to remind yourself of your goals and the progress you’ve made so far. Reflecting on the reasons why you started, seeking support from friends/family, adjusting your approach/strategies if needed, and keeping in mind that setbacks […]

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Electrolyte imbalance…What is (Hyponatremia and hypernatremia)

Electrolyte imbalance occurs when the levels of electrolytes in your body are either too high or too low, which can disrupt normal bodily functions. Symptoms can include muscle cramps, weakness, confusion, and irregular heartbeat. It’s important to maintain proper electrolyte balance through diet and hydration. Sodium Electrolyte imbalance involving sodium refers to abnormal levels of […]

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Learn about Nutrition Supplements

What supplements are you taking? why do you feel like you need them? How many of those supplements are you taking? These are the three very first questions you will need to ask yourself. What are Nutrition supplements? Products in the form of powders, tablets, capsules, and even drinks that may contain minerals, vitamins, or […]

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Weight loss: calorie restriction or a high-protein diet?

Both calorie restriction and a high-protein diet can contribute to weight loss. Calorie restriction creates a deficit, while a high-protein diet can help with satiety and muscle preservation. Combining both approaches may be effective for many people. However, individual preferences and health factors should be considered when choosing the best approach for sustainable weight loss. […]

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Is there a quick fix or miracle diet for weight loss?

What is one question you hate to be asked? Explain. As a nutritionist, I find it frustrating when people ask for quick fixes or miracle diets for weight loss instead of focusing on sustainable, long-term lifestyle changes. It’s important to understand that good nutrition requires consistency and patience. Is there a quick fix or miracle […]

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The role of fibre in a healthy diet

Fiber plays a crucial role in a healthy diet by aiding digestion, regulating bowel movements, and promoting overall gut health. It also helps lower cholesterol levels, control blood sugar levels, and may even aid in weight management by promoting feelings of fullness. Including a variety of fiber-rich foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes […]

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10 benefits of eating seeds ( 2 recipes included)

Eating seeds is a simple yet effective way to enhance your overall health and well-being. Seeds are packed with essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that contribute to various aspects of your health. From supporting heart health to providing a rich source of antioxidants, seeds offer numerous benefits. In this blog, we explore 10 key advantages […]

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Osteoporosis and diet

Maintaining a balanced diet rich in calcium and vitamin D is crucial for supporting bone health and potentially reducing the risk of osteoporosis. Foods like dairy products, leafy greens, nuts, and fish are excellent sources of these nutrients. Additionally, regular exercise, especially weight-bearing exercises, can help strengthen bones. What’s osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a condition characterized […]

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