Archive for November 21st, 2012

Worst snacks for school going children!

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

India is currently suffering from vast problems of malnutrition among children. The term malnutrition does not mean thin, starved or under-fed children. Malnutrition is an umbrella term that encompasses both under and over nutrition.

According to UNICEF, under-nutrition is the cause of 50% under-five deaths in India. On the other hand, in Delhi alone, there are nearly 24.2% obese adolescent children. Obese children are not concentrated in public schools alone. The prevalence of obesity in adolescents is 29% in public schools and 11.1% in government schools.

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Nutrition Q&A: Want to gain weight post delivery?

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Nutrition and Dietetics expert, Parvathy Radhakrishnan answers readers’ questions on nutrition. Get your doubts cleared and see them featured on our FAQ page every Wednesday.

This week’s answer:

1. Dear Mrs.Radhakrishnan, I am Sathyavakesh aged 29, Architect by profession following this type diet system for past 10 months and i feel that iam healthier day by day. Please request you to give your opinion on my daily routine which i am trying to practice 100% as i mentioned.
Morning – 6 to 6.30 am yoga with empty stomach, one spoon of raw falx seeds, later 30 minutes cycling to and fro to the swimming pool, 30 minutes slow and relaxed swimming. Cup of badam milk by 8.30. Breakfast – 2 dates, 2 badam, 2 pista, 6 kishmisch, 1 small piece of wallnut and one dry fig. By 12 noon – 500ml of butter milk.
Afternoon – ( between 1- 1.30 pm ) Normal regular south indian home made cooked food with rice, etc

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