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10 ways to make your child a happy eater

Children's day- 10 ways to make your child a happy eater

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Is your child a happy eater or an unhappy eater? Picky eaters are not born, they are made. This can make eating as an unhealthy and unhappy as a process When the issue is not address in the formative years of 2-12 years of a kid’s life,it may lead to many issues including obesity,attention disorders and depression eating disorders when kids grow up into teen. During one of my nutrition lectures I had asked a class of students ”Do your mother let you eat whatever she cooks at home?”And pat came a reply from a girl “Let us?”she roared “ she makes us eat!”. Continue reading

Healthy Food Tips for Diwali

Healthy Food Tips for Diwali
Diwali is indeed a season full of joy, happiness and festivities. Don’t spoil with guilt and fear of tasting amazing varieties of food .Festivals are meant to break the monotony of our lives. Indian food wisdom has never promoted bad health .Our food culture is infused with brilliant food ideas that allows us to indulge in these goodies without affecting our basic health. Rather,it is the drastic life style and food style changes that has brought us to think that such festive snacking leads to health issues.
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A note on Karkitaka kanji koottu

In the month of aadi/ karkataka/pre-monsoon and monsoon, all the body balancing humors get vitiated, resulting in metabolic deviations in every susceptible cell of a living body. The climatic changes, (whether it rains or not) affects all the living beings including humans, animals and plants. It is very much apparent from the illness scores presenting during the season- starting from a mild stomach upset to the severest of disorders. It’s seen there are new disease outbreaks along with the recurring episodes of dormant chronic diseases making the person troubled.

A note on Karkitaka kanji koottu
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Parabens and their effects

Paraben are commonly and widely used synthetically-produced preservatives in cosmetics, personal care and pharmaceutical products. Many commercially produced shampoos, lotions, creams, gels, makeup, etc. use parabens and their salts as preservatives. They are used for their antibacterial and fungicidal properties. They are low-cost and easily available and hence, replaced natural alternatives.

Parabens and their effects
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Chillies

Chillies are very much associated with the Asian cuisine and the different Indian cuisines, where they have long been an integral part. They are believed to have originated in the American continents and were brought to Asia by the Portuguese. The chilly has now spread across the world and can be found in nearly every vegetable store.

Chillies
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Use of Amla in Ayurvedic Haircare

Haircare is inextricably tied up with Ayurveda. Hair health is an important aspect of beauty and grooming. Natural remedies are sought to ensure safe care. Ayurvedic studies on haircare are extensive and proven. Ayurveda suggests the use of various herbs, fruits, seeds, flowers, etc. in caring for your hair and remedying problems like hair fall, thinning, premature greying, dandruff, etc.

Use of Amla in Ayurvedic Haircare
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