Nutrition

How Healthy Is Chickpea Pasta? A Dietitian Weighs In on Nutrition and Weight-Loss Benefits

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While all pasta can be healthy, some noodles are more nutritious than others — and trendy chickpea pasta is legitimately an excellent choice. Popular brands like Banzaand Barilla can vary ever so slightly in ingredients, taste, […]

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Holi Special: Gujiya or Indian sweet dumpling – Calories and nutrition facts: Effect on weight loss and health

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Not just calories, gujiyas may also be harmful to your health in other ways. They are made of refined flour and deep-fried in refined oil, and that description says anything but ‘healthy’ […]

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Only 9% Indian Kids Get Proper Nutrition: NITI Aayog

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NITI Aayog Adviser Alok Kumar on Wednesday said only nine per cent of children in the age group 6 to 24 months receive adequate nutrition in India.”One-third of the children in India […]

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Nutrition: Get the protective power of phytonutrients

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Turmeric is one ingredient in an anti-inflammatory smoothie. Getty Images Most of us have heard of protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals as core components of our diet. A lesser known category […]

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Poorest excluded in India’s nutrition programme: International Food Policy Research Institute

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NEW DELHI: India’s flagship programme to tackle undernutrition — Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) — may have been inadvertently excluding women with low education and the poorest households from accessing its benefits, […]

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Nutrition Month 2019: Comparing the claims of 4 dietary trends

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Four types of diets have been recommended by the Academy of Nutrition in the US. March marks National Nutritional Month in the US, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to […]

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Tip the scales for nutrition

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Diets are the first thing that people change to lose weight and there are indeed a dime and dozen to choose from for quick results. Diets tend to tip scales as they […]

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Nutrition: Reduce the sugar in your sweet treats

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Sugar is ubiquitous in our food system. You will find it in more than just sweet treats. Sugar hides in a lot of “healthy” foods, such as salad dressings, marinades, seasonings, jarred […]

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‘We’ve lost our way’: dietitians call for new nutrition guidelines

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The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) has released a report examining the cost of poor nutrition to Australians’ health, calling on the government to update its National Nutrition Policy. The report, titled Nourish […]

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The benefits of nutrition talk

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You’ve read the books, you’ve downloaded the diet plans—you’ve even counted calories or played around with diet apps on your phone. You know very well which foods are healthy and which ones […]

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