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Role of Diet During Postpartum Period – Part 3

Some Healthy Diet Tips Post Delivery As newborn infant’s food intake is completely depend upon the diet of his/her mother (esp. if infant is completely depend on mother’s feed). She should make sure to have well balanced diet for her recovery & for the new born as well, in the right amount/proportion. If a new-mom’s …

Role of Diet During Postpartum Period – Part 2

Postpartum Depression and the Important Nutrients Common Postpartum Depression Symptoms: The postpartum symptoms will depend on the type of delivery one had (easy or difficult, vaginal or cesarean) and other individual factors, such as the shape one was in during pregnancy and whether it is the first baby or otherwise. The most common symptoms that …

Role of Diet During Postpartum Period – Part 1

Postpartum Depression and the Important Nutrients A postpartum period begins immediately after the birth of a child as the mother’s body, including hormone levels and uterus size, returns to a non-pregnant state. The terms puerperium or puerperal period, or immediate postpartum period are commonly used to refer to the first 6 weeks following childbirth- Wikipedia. …

Importance of Proper Fluid Intake During Pregnancy

Feeling thirsty itself means your body is already dehydrated, so one should always respond to the feeling of thirst. Plain water is a good choice, but all non-alcoholic and non-caffeinated drinks can count towards your fluid intake, including milk, fruit juice, smoothies and hot drinks. As a mother-to-be, it is essential to be make sure …

Fruit & Nut Cake – A Christmas Delicacy

Highlights:  What makes celebration, a more joyful & memorable every year. Yes, off course a festival is incomplete without special food, that brought families together with the same authentic flavour of their mother’s recipes & the reason to celebrate a festival together. So, Christmas without authentic plum cake is like sky without stars. Here is …

(Vitamin B6) A Hard-Working Nutrient

Vitamin B6, also called pyridoxine, is a water soluble vitamin and is very essential for the proper functioning of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins in the body (from breakdown to utilization of these macronutrients). It is also required for the proper growth and development of the brain, nerves, skin, and many other parts of the body. …

Soy foods- A Right Choice for You !!!

Soy food are considered to be good source of high quality protein and essential fatty acids. Certain evidence shows that they reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, breast and prostate cancer. Soy foods are an excellent source of protein for vegetarian people, who do not eat eggs or not able to buy supplements to …

Soya Sattu Kebab

Highlights: Soya is a best plant based protein food. Soya chunk kebab is nutritious and tasty recipe which would be perfect vegetarian starter or you can serve in breakfast too. Instead of using all purpose flour or breadcrumbs i replaced it with chana sattu to make it more nutritious and flavorful. Good for kids, pregnant …

Refreshing & Rejuvenating Green Grapes Juice

Highlights:   Grape juice is sweet, tangy and refreshing summer drink, that can be served with breakfast and snacks too. So easy to make and have them anytime during the day. Even kids would love them.  Special Tips: Helps runners from staying away from fatigue and remain active. Grape juice supplements the iron content in the …

Super Food Grape

Regular consumption of Grapes in combination of lemon & black salt can help in preventing osteoporosis Studies suggest that diet rich in fruits, vegetables and other polyphenols including Grapes can decrease the risk of cardiovascular diseases and osteoporosis. According to some studies, as reviewed by Kaur et al. , cancer chemoprevention is a promising strategy …

Refreshing Mango Chia Seeds Smoothie

Highlights: This creamy mango chia smoothie with coconut milk makes a healthy, nutritious & refreshing drink, packed with healthy goodness and tastes amazing for athletes both for kids & adults. Simple, easy and effortless recipe makes a healthy mango smoothie using just 4 ingredients. It’s a perfect drink after heavy sports practice. One can have …

Healthy & Tasty Gujiya

Highlights: Gujiya, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. It’s a north indian delicacy. No holi celebration is complete without this tasty, crispy, mouthwatering Gujiya . It’s a flavorful sweet prepared in every state with different names ( Karanji, Karjikai, Kajjikayalu ) prepared on different occasions. Using olive oil and khandsari/khand …

Oatmeal Orange Cranberry Muffin

Highlights : A weight loss friendly snack. Perfect for children’s tiffin, picnics, afternoon and evening snacks. Good for weight watchers, kids, pregnant lactating mothers, due to its satiety value. You will definitely fall in love with its nutty taste. Good for the heart and the gut Special tips: It goes well with tea, coffee, milk …

Pineapple Raita

Highlights : A perfect side dish or as a post dinner dessert. A sweet, refreshing raita , made with fresh pineapple. Add pomegranate to make it more attractive and colorful. So refresh yourself with cool, sweet, salty and tangy pine apple raita. Good for weight watchers and all those who want to have a low …

Ms. Payal Johry (Nutritionist)

Ms. Payal Johry (Nutritionist)

Payal holds a Master’s Degree in Foods and Nutrition from the famous Banasthali University, Rajasthan. She worked as a Assistant. Lecturer in Meerut University and  then as Dietician in various Hospitals. She is a Diet Counselor and Consultant Nutritionist for various online portals. Her main area of  interest area is  researching with new ingredients and …