nutrition

7th August 2020

Lactation Nutrition

Lactation is a calorie burning activity. In the past, mothers were told not to lose too much weight too fast after pregnancy because it was thought […]
7th August 2020

Covid19 and Breastfeeding

Breast milk is the 1st vaccine for your child. Available data shows vertical transmission of the virus is not possible through breast milk. However a positive […]
6th August 2020

Breast is Best

Breastfeeding is the best way of providing ideal food for the growth and development of the baby.   Breastfeeding recommendations Start breastfeeding within one hour of birth. […]
14th May 2020

Nutrition Guidelines for Covid-19 Patients

It is evident that people of all ages can become infected: malnourished elderly people, with low immunity and patients with chronic diseases like diabetes have more […]
7th May 2020

Managing diabetes during Ramadan

1. Risk quantification: Ideally, all patients should attend a pre-Ramadan assessment (6–8 weeks prior) with their doctor. Patients who fall in the ‘very high’ and ‘high’ […]
5th May 2020

Staying Fit During Ramadan

Fasting during Ramzan and trying to adhere to your fitness regime can be challenging. The first few days will be marked by changes in sleep patterns […]
25th April 2020

Lifestyle and Immunity

Immunity refers to the body’s innate ability to protect itself from foreign particles. These essentially include allergens, virus and bacteria. When the immune system encounters a […]
14th November 2019

Understanding Diabetes – On World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health […]
21st October 2019

Breast cancer awareness – Prevention and Care

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. High risk factors- Being female.  Increasing age.  A personal/family history of […]
28th September 2019

Going on a RAW FOOD diet might not be healthy – here’s why ?

As global rates of obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and other diet-related illnesses skyrocket, many have naturally begun to question where the human relationship with […]
17th August 2019

Diabetes Management during Ramadan.

People with diabetes need to assess health risks before they embark on any kind of fasting schedules. This is specially relevant for the diabetic population fasting […]