Monthly Archives: July 2016

Eat Right, Stay Healthy This Monsoon

The much-awaited monsoons have arrived. For most of us, rains bring respite after the scorching heat we’ve all experienced through the summer. There’s just so much joy from the simple pleasure of conjuring delightful images of curling up in a cosy rajai (blanket) with a good book, eating hot crispy snacks like pakodas, samosas and vada-pavs and sipping on your favourite masala chai. But are these oily snack foods the right choice in monsoons? Food and nutritionist consultant, Sangeeta Khanna, Read More...

Why Your Random Eating Schedule Is Risky for Your Health

Do you ever postpone dinner because you’re in the middle of a project? Or skip breakfast because you overslept? As long as you avoid binging later on, it’s no big deal, right? Well, maybe not. Two new papers published in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society suggest that it’s not just what you eat, but when you eat that affects your health. Having irregular meals may set you up for obesity, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes—regardless of how many total calories you’re consuming. One of the reviews examined international eating Read More...