Astonishing Benefits of Piperine

“Black pepper has been used for many purposes in the past. Native to South India along the Malabar Coast, cultivated through the tropics and found on virtually every restaurant table and in every family kitchen cupboard.” By: Pallavi Vathiar. Practicing Clinical Nutritionist, Mumbai. Email: fihealthie@gmail.com Herbs and spices have the delightful flavor and health benefitsContinue reading “Astonishing Benefits of Piperine”

Dietary Fiber- For A Healthy and Balanced Diet.

Nutrition Expert: Saba Shaikh, Practicing Clinical Nutritionist, Mumbai. Dietary fiber also known as roughage or bulk includes the parts of plant foods your body can’t digest or absorb. Unlike other food components, such as fats, proteins or carbohydrates — which your body breaks down and absorbs — fiber isn’t digested by your body. Instead, itContinue reading “Dietary Fiber- For A Healthy and Balanced Diet.”

Vitamin E to Boost Your Immune System

By Nutrition Expert – Trupti Gurav,Mumbai Vitamins and minerals are considered essential nutrients—because acting in concert, they perform hundreds of roles in the body. They help shore up bones, heal wounds, and bolster your immune system. They also convert food into energy, and repair cellular damage.   Vitamin E is an important vitamin required forContinue reading “Vitamin E to Boost Your Immune System”

Improve menopausal health with soy isoflavones

By: Nutrition expert- Vidula Kozarekar, Mumbai Email id: vidula708@gmail.com The Indian Menopausal Society has projected that by the year 2025, there will be 103 million menopausal women in India (1). Hormonal fluctuations are characterized by vasomotor symptoms, sleep disturbances, reduced fertility, irregular menstrual cycles, vaginal dryness and changes in skeletal and cardiovascular system (2). YouContinue reading “Improve menopausal health with soy isoflavones”

Lesser known facts about manganese.

Nutrition Expert: Sana Saiyed, Practicing Clinical Nutitionist, Mumbai Manganese is a trace mineral, which your body needs in small amounts. Human body stores 20% of manganese in the liver, kidneys, pancreas and bones. Manganese contributes to many bodily functions, including the metabolism of amino acids, cholesterol, glucose, and carbohydrates. It also plays a role inContinue reading “Lesser known facts about manganese.”

Role of Calcium Pantothenate in Immunity

By-Nutrition Expert:Meena Ganagani,Practicing Clinical Nutritionist,Mumbai. The Immune System Multicellular animals have dedicated cells or tissues to deal with the threat of infection. Some of these responses happen immediately so that an infecting agent can be quickly contained. Other responses are slower but are more tailored to the infecting agent. Collectively, these protections are known asContinue reading “Role of Calcium Pantothenate in Immunity”

Are You Getting Enough Copper in Your Diet?

By: Pallavi Vathiar. Practicing Clinical Nutritionist, Mumbai. Email: fihealthie@gmail.com We look to the past civilizations that used copper to kill bacteria without knowing the mechanisms behind it – the Ancient Egyptians who used copper in wounds, the Ancient Greeks who used it in plumbing, and the seafaring explorers who used it to store drinking water.Continue reading “Are You Getting Enough Copper in Your Diet?”

Lost Amidst Lockdown – The Sunshine Vitamin D

By Nutrition Expert – Trupti Gurav,Mumbai Vitamins are considered essential nutrients because either your body cannot make them or they are made in inadequate amounts to prevent negative health consequences or diseases. So it’s essential that you provide vitamins for your body by food or supplements. Vitamin D is also called the “sunshine vitamin” because it’s produced in yourContinue reading “Lost Amidst Lockdown – The Sunshine Vitamin D”

Multifaceted therapeutic effects of Ginkgo Biloba

By: Nutrition Expert- Vidula Kozarekar, Mumbai. Email id: vidula708@gmail.com Ginkgo biloba (Gb) has demonstrated antioxidant and vasoactive properties as well as clinical benefits in several conditions such as ischemia, epilepsy, and peripheral nerve damage. Additionally, Gb is supposed to act as potential cognitive enhancer in dementia. So far, several trials have been conducted to investigateContinue reading “Multifaceted therapeutic effects of Ginkgo Biloba”

Enhance visual health with lutein and zeaxanthin!

By: Nutrition expert- Vidula Kozarekar, Mumbai. Email id- vidula708@gmail.com Lutein (L) and zeaxanthin (Z) are dietary carotenoids derived from dark green leafy vegetables, orange and yellow fruits that form the macular pigment of the human eyes. It was hypothesized that they protect against visual disorders and cognition diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), age-relatedContinue reading “Enhance visual health with lutein and zeaxanthin!”