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  • 6 Health Benefits of Fiber- By Famous Nutritionist in Mumbai Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Health Tips On 23 May 2016

    6 Health Benefits of Fiber What is Fiber? Fiber is a wonder boon as it has so many health benefits, but I am addressing a few of them. It is an important component of a Healthy Diet. It is the indigestible part of plant foods that pushes through our digestive system, absorbing water along the way and easing bowel movements. Types of Fiber: There are two types of fibers- A. Soluble and,  B. Insoluble. Soluble fiber dissolves in water to form a gel-like substance. It is found in oats, citrus fruits, vegetables, barley, apple, bananas. Insoluble Fiber binds with water to swell in size. These are found in the bran layer of grains, legumes, seeds and nuts. Six Health Benefits of Fiber- 1. Fiber improves digestive health prevents & relieves constipation and helps to keep our colon healthy. 2. Fiber prevents weight gain. Right intake of Fiber helps to stop our weight gain. 3. A healthy heart. keeps our heart Healthy and wise.  4. Keeps our skin Healthy. 5. Fiber lowers your cholesterol.  6. If you have diabetes, having the right amount of fiber will help you to enjoy a variety of foods as fiber manages blood sugar levels effectively.  

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  • Cure Hangover- By Best Dietician & Nutritionist Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Health Tips On 23 May 2016

    Hangover A hangover is a group of unpleasant signs and symptoms that can develop after drinking too much alcohol. The more alcohol you drink, the more likely you are to have a hangover the next day. But there's no magic formula to tell you how much you can safely drink yet still avoid a hangover. However unpleasant, most hangovers go away on their own within 24 hours. If you choose to drink alcohol, doing so responsibly can help you avoid future hangovers. Alcoholic beverages contain ingredients called congeners which give many types of alcoholic beverages their flavor and which can contribute to hangovers. Congeners are found in larger amounts in dark liquors, such as brandy and whiskey, than in clear liquors, such as vodka and gin From pulling your hair to drinking sauerkraut juice, home remedies for hangovers abound. Pharmacy shelves are often stocked with hangover remedies as well. But in the end, time is the only sure cure. Here are a few things you can do to help yourself feel better in the meantime: Fill your water bottle. Sip water or fruit juice to prevent dehydration. Resist any temptation to treat your hangover with more alcohol. It'll only make you feel worse. Be careful with caffeinated beverages, too. Caffeine acts as a diuretic, which may increase dehydration. Additionally, caffeinated beverages may make you think you're alert when you're really not. Have a snack. Bland foods, such as toast and crackers, may boost your blood sugar and settle your stomach. Foods and drinks that contain fructose, such as honey or fruit juice, may help your body burn the alcohol faster. Take a pain reliever. An over-the-counter pain reliever may ease your headache. But there are a few caveats. Aspirin can irritate your stomach. And if you sometimes drink alcohol too excess, acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) can cause severe liver damage. Go back to bed. If you sleep long enough, your hangover may be gone when you awake.  

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  • 10 Steps to Prevent Heart Diseases By Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) Best Dietitian in Mumbai

    In Health Tips On 27 May 2016

    10 Steps to Prevent Heart Diseases-: 1. Have control on your portion size. 2. Consume more vegetables & Fruits. 3.Reduce unhealthy fats like Saturated & hydrogenated vegetable oils, cheese, Butter, Margarine, Palm oil. 4.Reduce Sodium intake in food by avoiding table salt, salt & seasonings. 5. Have more Fiber Rich Food Whole Grain cereals, pulses, sprouts, Fruits, vegetables, nuts & dry fruits. 6. Quit Smoking. 7. Manage stress. 8. Maintain a healthy weight. 9. Have salads. 10. Have Home cooked food more often. Note: People who consume a healthy diet with regular physical activity have a lower risk of cardiovascular diseases  

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  • How to Get Flat Abs in the kitchen- By help of Famous Dietitian Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Health Tips On 27 May 2016

    How to Get Flat Abs in the kitchen- By help of Famous Dietitian Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) Every person hitting the gym for an exhaustive workout has the goal of getting into 6 pack Abs or flaunting one. The Human body has well toned muscles, however, its the layer of fat which causes the muscles to hide. Thus fat loss is the biggest concern. Daily diet contributes to 70% and workout contributes to about 30% towards your fitness. What you eat in 23 hours is more important than banking on that 1 hour spent for a workout. Having said that the role of diet is very clear, however your workout is also an important aspect as 30% missing cannot complete 100% fitness goal

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  • Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments by Geetanjali Ahuja Mengi Clinical Nutritionist in Mumbai

    In Health Tips On 27 May 2016

    Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments by Geetanjali Ahuja Mengi Clinical Nutritionist in Mumbai  Arthritis means Joint inflammation caused due to stiffness, swelling, pain in the joints. People from all the ages, sexes, races can and do have arthritis. The most common type of Arthritis is A. Osteoarthritis and B. Rheumatoid. Best food for Arthritis- 1. Low Fat Diary products like Milk, Yogurt, and cheese are packed with calcium and vitamin, both are found to increase bone strength. 2. Have oily Fish like Tuna, Salmon, sardines for Arthritis. Having marine life for your meal could calm arthritis- Inflammation. 3. Onion, Garlic, Leeks have been proven to fight inflammations. 4. Have unsalted nuts & seeds. 5. Have fresh fruits, especially pineapples, cherries, oranges, kiwi fruits, berries. 6. Have fresh vegetables like carrots, beets, and zucchini. 7. Whole grain cereals. There are few types of food to be avoided during Arthritis which can worsen Arthritis symptoms- Aerated Beverages, Eggplants, Caffeine, Read meat (Fatty meat), Tomatoes, Whole fat milk, Junk food, Alcohol, Food with high sugar Exercise- It was thought that people with arthritis should not exercise because it would damage their joints, when the arthritis is under control people with arthritis can improve their health and fitness through exercise, without hurting their joints. It can give you more energy, help you sleep better, control your weight, make your bones and muscles stronger, decrease fatigue, If you have arthritis, you have more reasons to exercise: Keep your joints from becoming too stiff. Keep the muscles around your joints strong. Keep bone and cartilage tissue strong and healthy. Improve your overall fitness. What happens without exercise? If you don't exercise, your muscles become smaller and weaker, and your bones can become more brittle. Many people with arthritis keep their joints in a bent position because it's more comfortable. If the joints stay in one position for too long (without movement) they can become stuck in that position. If this happens, you may even lose the use of those joints. Exercise moves these joints and helps keep them as flexible as possible.  

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  • RICE- GOOD OR BAD? By- Best Dietician in Mumbai Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Best Tips On 02 February 2017

    RICE- GOOD OR BAD? By- Best Dietician in Mumbai Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) Is Rice Good OR Bad? this has been a Million DOLLAR Question for the past few years. Rice is not a bad. But the bad thing is when we mindlessly gobble huge portions of it. A humble dal-chawal meal is so satiating, that it makes us eat slower and increases our chances of eating the right quantity. This promotes good health and proper digestion, which are the cornerstones of an accelerated metabolism. HEALTH BENEFITS OF RICE: Provides Energy: All forms of activities require energy. Carbohydrates are the quickest source of energy and rice is packed with carbohydrates. Skipping this important component in your meal will make you feel sluggish. Promotes muscle growth: Rice contains important amino acids, and when served with a meat dish, the diet is almost complete in terms of muscle mass. Rice is a good option for vegans and vegetarians seeking to develop their physique. The protein content in rice is important for muscle development and preserves lean body mass according to #BestNutritionist in #Mumbai . Prevents gastrointestinal distress: Rice has low fiber content and is therefore beneficial for people suffering from diarrhoea, colitis or morning sickness. The low sodium content present in rice makes it a good choice for those with high blood pressure and kidney diseases. Other Benefits: Rice has mild diuretic properties and serves as a good digestive aid and natural anti-inflammatory. The manganese component present in rice helps to boost the immune system. Thiamine present in rice is an important component for cognitive processes. RICE DIET: Despite the recent negative press about rice, it still remains the staple food for most of the world%u2019s population. Many cultures consume rice, several times a day. Though rice is produced through a refining process, which eliminates the inherent nutrition, it still provides us with various health benefits through diet. The rice that we consume is not bad, but what matter is what is served along with it. Rice is actually packed with nutrients and has more advantages over other carbohydrates. HEALTH RISKS OF EATING RICE: Rice contains high glyceminc index and is considered to be a fast carb. Rice is rapidly broken down into sugar in our body. This in turn contributes to insulin resistance and glucose spikes. Studies show that consuming white rice in large quantities, five times a week increases the risk for type-2 diabetes. CONSIDERATIONS: Brown rice is low on the glycemic index and decreases the risk of diabetes when ate in moderation. White rice lasts longer than brown rice and can be stored for a longer period of time. All types of rice are low in terms of allergic risk. But white rice is a great choice for people who are allergic to wheat and wheat products. Parboiled versions of rice take longer to cook, but retain more nutrients. One serving of cooked rice has about seventeen percent of the daily allowance of carbohydrates. White rice is high in carbohydrates but low in fibre. It does not contain a large amount of vitamins or minerals and is easily digested. Article Written by Best Dietician in Bandra Geetanjali Ahuja Mengi, To know more call  91-9869192070 / 7678050636 / 022 69961000 

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  • Right Diet along with Daily Exercises would keep PCOS at Bay- By PCOS Dietician Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) Mumbai

    In Health Tips On 14 February 2017

    Right Diet along with Daily Exercises would keep PCOS at Bay- By PCOS Dietician Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) Mumbai    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is one of the most common diseases that are faced by the women of today and the major reason for this is the lack of healthy balanced diet. PCOS is a disease that prevails most commonly in obese or over-weight women. Women with PCOS have higher level of insulins than normal and this causes your ovaries to produce excess androgens. The PCOS diet consists of food high in fibre and protein. High fibre food can help combat insulin resistance by slowing down digestion and reducing the effect of sugar on the blood. High fibre food includes beans, lentils, leafy vegetables, almonds and sweet potatoes. Lean protein plays a crucial part in the PCOS diet as it ensures that it is filling and is a health dietary option for women. Lean Protein is concentrated in food such as tofu, chicken and fish. The diet should also include food reducing inflammation such as tomatoes, kale, spinach and almonds and olive oil. There are certain food items that should be avoided if you have PCOS. They include foods with refined carbohydrates such as white bread, snacks and drinks with high sugar levels and inflammatory food such as red meat. PCOS like many other diseases is positive to proactive lifestyle. Weight loss dieticians state that a healthy diet along with daily exercises would keep PCOS at bay. To know more details, call us on 9869192070 / 7678050636 / 69961000 / 40101797 Dietician Geetanjali AHuja (Mengi)  

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  • Role of Dietician in todays time- Best Dietician in Bandra Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Best Tips On 21 February 2017

    Role of Dietician in todays time- Best Dietician in Bandra Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)    With the whole world running towards a fitter and healthier tomorrow, dietitians and nutritionists have become sudden super stars. There are many nutritional clinics that are cropping up in every corner of our country and claim to change our lifestyle and us for the better. These clinics are supremely attractive for all those who would love to lose their weight and look trim as they offer a number of effective programs. 1. Junk food and fast food has become a way of life for most of us, but the past few years have seen an adverse change in lifestyle by many. The awareness for healthy eating is spreading like wildfire and thousands of people are changing their eating habits for the better every day. 2. Diet is something that differs for every individual. It is not advisable to download some diet plan from the internet and follow it without any guidance. 3. Every one of us have different metabolism, lifestyle, calorie requirement and activity level. All these factors have to be analysed in depth before a diet plan is drawn out. This shows the importance of a professional dietitian or a clinical nutritionist. 4. Sometimes even if the conditions for two people are similar their diet plans might vary according to the environment they belong to. It is always advisable to eat food that is cultivated in your ecosystem. Hence a professional, well experienced dietitian is a must when we start a diet. 5. Today, well certified online nutritionists are present who can help us have a personalised diet plan after analysing our body requirements and medical history. 6. Eating healthy is not a standard plan for all. We should eat right. Hence it is essential for us to take help from qualified people and make ourselves fit and healthy Article Purely Written by #Dietician #Dietitain Geetanjali Ahuja #DietExpert in Bandra #Mumbai

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  • Health Benefits of Olive and Lemon- By Best Dietician in Mumbai Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Best Tips On 26 February 2017

    Health Benefits of Olive and Lemon Olive Oil  Olive plants grow mainly in the Mediterranean basin and olive oil is extracted from the fruit. It has a wide range of beneficial uses. It is used as a cooking oil, as a pharmaceutical, as a cosmetic, in soaps and creams, and as a fuel. This wonderful extract has worked magic in attaining a healthy living and can also cure you of certain disorders. Let us peek into the world of this lipid legend! Health benefits Olive oil is advised to be incorporated in the daily diet to control cholesterol, relieve constipation and aid in weight loss. It is also known to work as an aphrodisiac. The oil improves bone quality, nail growth and helps in development and lustre of hair. Benefits for the skin It is used as an ingredient in makeup removers, soaps, and scrubs for better outcomes. Olive oil contains anti-ageing properties that are searched for by almost every middle-aged woman in a population. They are also used as moisturisers and for enhancing the skin quality. How does it work against diseases? Olive oil is rich in antioxidants like vitamin E, phyto-nutrients (which act as anti-inflammatory agents), and it works as a preventive agent against cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, osteoporosis, and similar diseases. Lemon Lemon is another all-time favourite citric fruit, found in Asia in large quantities and qualities. It has many health benefits as well. Lemon is also a choice of the general population in both culinary and non-culinary units. Why are lemons favourable? Lemons are rich in vitamin C, which is much more than the daily consumable value. They are also packed with flavonoids, iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, vitamin B6, copper, and folates. Modestly, it can be assured that they work as anti-toxic and anti-infectious substances. How lemons contribute to a healthy lifestyle? Lemons help in breaking down free radicals, which, when more in number, can cause serious damage to blood vessels and cause cholesterol formation. Its citrus quantity helps prevent acne, resulting in a healthy, glowing skin. It helps in iron absorption due to its high content of vitamin C It relieves problems related to indigestion and constipation. It is used in hair care. It can treat dandruff, hair loss, and provide additional shine to the hair. It is also good for throat infections, due to its functions as an antibiotic. These two gifts from nature are so common to the human eye that we fail to provide them the importance they deserve. Nature has provided many such gifts to us. Open your eyes and start searching for more!

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  • Dont make Stomach DUSTBIN-By Best Dietitian in Khar Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Expert Diet Tips On 03 March 2017

    Dont make Stomach DUSTBIN-By Dietitian in Khar Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)  Dont make stomach your DUSTBIN Eat till you are full is an age old practice, BUT Eat till you are HALF FULL, is modern mantra. Eating should be to satisfy the mind and not the heart. To eat mindfully, pick your food as per your fist and not to feast. It takes 20 minutes for your brain to register that you are full, so eat slowly. Bigger the better is an old school of thought- eat in smaller portions by picking smaller plates. Eating to finish the food is a popular practice in every household especially the ladies of the clan practice it. Anything in excess is harmful and so is the food. Extra should be given away as the stomach is a food bin not a dustbin. Dustbin can be changed frequently, but food bin stomach is a bin for life so take care THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU EAT ONCE

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  • PCOS common as cold these days- By Clinical Nutritionist Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Best dietician Mumbai On 06 March 2017

    PCOS common as cold these days- By Clinical Nutritionist Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)     Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) has become as common as common cold these days. It affects at least one in every ten women aging towards puberty. PCOS is an aftermath of a hormonal imbalance in women wherein the testosterone levels shoots up in the body causing an array of symptomatic reactions. A woman with PCOS is prone to weight gain, pelvic pain, acne, depression and irregular menstrual cycles. But thats only as far as the horror factors go. Firstly, like I have mentioned before, PCOS has become indescribably common among women of a certain age these days. Secondly, with a treatment, proper diet and exercise schedule, PCOS is quite curable. Here are a few tips and tricks for you to keep in mind and compile them with your treatment to stay several steps ahead of PCOS. PCOS and #weightgain. Between PCOS and body weight, its a long, enticing affair that takes place. PCOS makes it difficult for the body to use insulin; a hormone that is responsible for converting food starch into energy. As a result, your body becomes insulin resistant, and stores up the energy as fat instead of burning it out. High insulin levels make it a troublesome affair to maintain a manageable weight. Pcosdiet tips that work wonders with PCOS Carbohydrates are one of those food components that really make your insulin levels tick. But not all carbs are the bad guys. Its the simple carbs that you need to watch out for. Even if you gulp down foods with the same amount of carbohydrate, the effect they will have on your insulin level will vary depending on the type of carb that you have consumed. So, it helps to stay wide awake every time you go grocery shopping. Make a few necessary tweaks to your grocery list and consumption pattern, and before you know your PCOS will be an ancient thing in the past. Next time you go to the departmental store, make sure you pick whole grains over multi-grains. You could switch from cornflakes to wheat flakes or oatmeal as far as breakfast is concerned. Heres another small fix you can pull. Swap your white bread with its brown counterpart and do the same with your rice. Its always more advisable (and beneficial) to eat whole fruits instead of drinking canned juices. And, most importantly let not those fat-free levels laugh it off at you; they are secretly loaded with a truck full of sugar. To further fine tune your PCOS diet; build up on smart snacking habits. Open a packet of unsalted peanuts rather than salted potato chips. Having a tantrum with the sweet tooth? Smoothen it out with tidbits of dark chocolate. Rely on water (and water alone) to quench your thirst. Choose this essential and harmless liquid to curb down your soda and soft drink pangs entirely. Eating a little consciously can take you a long way to get rid of PCOS. Top up your dietary efforts with your regular exercise alongside your treatment, and theres no reason why your hormones wont fall into place along with your life.

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  • Side Effects of Night Binging- By Dietitian in Kemps corner Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Best dietician Mumbai On 07 March 2017

    Side Effects of Night Binging- By Dietitian in Kemps corner Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) With an increase in health issues every day, we are beginning to hear a lot about the importance of eating early and the cons of late night binging. Eating late at night is usually blamed for obesity, but it also contributes to various other health complications. Calories that are consumed at night are not processed as efficiently as those consumed during the day. The habit of late night binging usually starts with skipping breakfast, eating a petite lunch, and by 8 pm you want to eat everything in sight or even wake up at midnight with food cravings. WEIGHT GAIN One of the most important reasons to avoid late night eating is the possible risk of weight gain associated with this habit. While most people are aware of the fact that late night gorging may contribute to weight gain, they are not always aware of how it can happen. This is basically caused by the changes in the rate at which our metabolism functions during our sleeping hours versus our waking hours. At night, our metabolism slows down and the food that we consume is metabolized and digested at a much slower rate. This may contribute to increased weight, and thus obesity. So people trying to lose weight should eat at least 2 hours before bed. If you must eat late due to unavoidable reasons, then choose foods that that are low in calories and rich in fiber. FLUCTUATIONS IN SLEEP CYCLE Another important reason to avoid late night eating is due to the effect it can have on your sleep cycle. Studies by dietician in bandra have shown that the digestive process can have serious implications on your sleep cycle, cause you to wake up more often, and give you a hard time falling asleep at the first place. One of the worst foods that can disrupt your sleep cycle are sugary foods such as chocolates, cookies or other baked goods. These foods may also cause grogginess the following day. In contrast, chamomile tea or some warm milk may actually help you to fall asleep at night. HEART BURN AND ACID REFLUX Acid reflux is a condition in which the stomach acid trickles up into the oesophagus after eating. It is often accompanied by heartburn, or a burning sensation in your lower or mid-chest. Though occasional acid reflux and heartburn symptoms are rarely a cause for alarm, recurrent symptoms can indicate chronic digestive disorder or GERDgastro oesophageal reflux disease. Going to bed immediately after eating can trigger acid reflux or other GERD symptoms. Overeating or eating high-fat acidic foods at night heighten these risks. TIPS TO AVOID LATE NIGHT BINGING  1. Eat a big breakfast and a moderate lunch.  2. Have a satiating dinner before 7 PM.  3. When you resort to late-night eating, opt for nutritious foods, such as whole grains, fruits or vegetables.  4. Try not to watch TV while eating. Studies have shown that it might subconsciously trigger the desire for more food.  5. Create a new night time ritual of taking a brisk walk after dinner.

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  • 10 best foods for improving hair quality- By Dietician in Kemps Corner Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Best Tips On 14 March 2017

    10 best foods for improving hair quality- By Dietician in Kemps Corner Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) 10 best foods for improving hair quality Man or a woman, a lustrous mane spells a lot about their health. Having long and strong hair is everyones wish and yes there are numerous products in the market which help you get there in some days. But it is equally important to nourish your hair internally. The very first step to be taken for getting the best quality of hair is to include the following food items in your food lists right away. Spinach- Spinach is packed up with nutrients like vitamin A, beta carotene, folate, vitamin C and iron. No wonder they work for maintaining good scalp and improve hair quality. Guava- A super fruit, guava is locally available everywhere. It is full of vitamin C, which protects the hair from being brittle. Sweet Potatoes- Sweet potatoes are loaded with beta carotene. Our body converts beta carotene to Vitamin A. Your dry and dull hair turns beautiful by eating this simple tuber regularly. Eggs- Eggs are rich in Vitamin B called biotin which helps for hair growth. Eggs nourish your hair internally. Lentils- Folic acid is needed for the body to bring back the health of red blood cells. These red blood cells improve oxygen supply to scalp. Eating plenty of lentils will result in ample folic acid in the body, leading to long lustrous hair. Amla- Native fruit to India, gooseberry is attributed to the health of hair from generations. Almonds- Indians use almond oil for oiling hair. Internally almonds provide magnesium to the body which helps in growing healthy hair. Walnuts- Omega 3 fatty acids in walnuts help grow hair well. Two walnuts a day creates magic with your hair. Carrots- Carrot prevent hair loss, it helps hair grow faster and also aid in getting thick hair. Flax Seeds and Sunflower Seeds- These seeds are rich in zinc, protein, potassium, selenium, biotin, iron, copper, vitamin E, Vitamin B, Magnesium and Calcium. Article Written by #Dietician Geetanjali Ahuja  

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  • Recipe of Oats Vegetable Idli- By Dietician in Bandra Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Best Tips On 24 March 2017

    Recipe of Oats Vegetable Idli- By Dietician in Bandra Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) Recipe of OATS VEGETABLE IDLI Extremely nutritious and fibre rich cereal in to your diet the south way  PREPRATION TIME : SOAK TIME 4 hours FERMENT TIME 8-12 hours  COOKING TIME : 15- 20 mins SERVE : 3  INGREDIENTS Oats (PLAIN)- 45g  Parboiled Rice-100g  Urad Dal-45g Fenugreek Seeds-1 Tbsp  Grated Carrots-1/2 Cup  Finely Chopped French Beans-1/3 Cup Coriander Leaves-few Mustard Seeds-1/4Tbsp Oil to Grease -1 Tbsp METHOD  Soak Urad dal , Fenugreek seeds and Rice for minimum 4-5 hrs. Grind the soaked ingredients till it becomes fluffy.  Add salt as per taste and keep aside for fermentation overnight . Add Oats to the fermented batter. Mix well and keep it for 10 mins. Heat oil in the pan and add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds start to splutter, add chopped green chillies and saut? it for 10 seconds. Add grated carrots, chopped beans saut? them on medium flame for 2 mins, add chopped coriander leaves, mix well and remove from flame. Add the veggies to the fermented batter, mix well and add water to adjust the consistency of the batter like our traditional idli batter. Grease the idli plates with oil and pour the oats idli batter, steam cook them for 15 minutes. After the idlis are cooked completely, allow the idli plates to cool off completely. Using greased spoon, gently remove each idli and place it in a serving plate. Serve hot with sambhar.

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  • Why Japanese live long? By Dietician in Bandra Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Expert Diet Tips On 16 May 2017

    Why Japanese live long? By Dietician in Bandra Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)  The people in the land of rising sun live longer and we are going to reveal secret behind it. Japan has one of the lowest life expectancies post world war II. Here are some of the secrets which help Japanese people live longer. Eating vegetables & Fish:  As lame as it sounds but it is absolutely true. Eating vegetables is something which most of the people do not like. Japanese people eat more vegetables.  Japanese people have loads of rice, vegetables and fish. There is one more thing which is very famous in Japan, i.e. fermented soy and seaweed. This makes sure that there is no lack of vitamins, minerals and other phytochemicals.  Increase in western habits, breads, sweets and refined sugars are some of the reasons which has deteriorated the healthy aspect of Japanese nutrition. Different ways of cooking:  Steaming, grilling, broiling, stir frying, fermenting and slow cooking are some of the methods that Japanese use for cooking. One bowl of soup is the most essential aspect of their meals. They couple veg and fish intake with rice generally which increases fiber content of their meals. Drinking a lot of tea:  Tea is the most commonly drunk beverage in Japan and an important part of Japanese food culture. Various types of tea are widely available and consumed at any point of the day. Green tea is the most common type of tea, and when someone mentions "tea" without specifying the type, it is green tea to which is referred. Green tea is also the central element of the tea ceremony. There is a tea culture in Japan which is one of the factor in ageless population. Most varieties of Japanese tea contain more antioxidants than coffee. More antioxidants help keeping the skin fresh and ageless. Fresh food:  In Japanese cuisine ingredients used are very fresh. It is said that in Japanese market the food is dated by hours instead of days. Eating fresh and seasonal is a secret of being ageless all over the world. Smaller Plates: In Japan you are supposed to eat only 80% of the capacity of your stom-ach. Using small plates is the etiquette of Japanese culture. Appropriate use of chopsticks and only little garnishing is given more importance.  One of the most important aspect of living young is that Japanese stick to their culture. #Article Written by #Dietician Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) #ClinicalNutritionist

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  • Harmful Effects of Self Dieting- Meet Dietician in Grant Road Mumbai Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Best Tips On 31 May 2017

    Harmful Effects of Self Dieting- Meet Dietician in Grant Road Mumbai Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)  Weight loss has become a challenging aspect of human life. As we have adopted the modern lifestyle the threat of gaining weight looms over our head even more than the previous generations. Finding ways to shed some weight is very common, but deciding on the diet part without knowing or understanding the basics of nutrition science is dangerous. Here are some of the harmful effects of self dieting Starvation mode: Most of the people think that if they eat less they will lose weight which is a myth. You have to eat enough to survive through the day. Once less calories are consumed the body starts getting into starvation mode and it keeps storing essential nutrients more than usual making you look bulky. Slowed metabolism will bring back all the lost weight as you start eating normally. Muscle atrophy: Starvation diets make you loose muscles and all the weight that you lose is only water weight. Losing muscles is the biggest loss of body. Because muscles give tone to the body. Once there is muscle atrophy, your body will look saggy. Even if you look leaner, without toning the body, you will look older. This is one of the major side effects of doing self dieting. Loss of menstrual cycle: If women go on starvation diet, it may result in the loss of menstrual cycle. hair Loss, osteoporosis and other major physical problems. Lack of awareness: It is so important to understand the difference between good and bad carbohydrates. Less carbohydrates lead to less energy and weakness. Only professional intervention for nutrition will result in appropriate weight loss. Fibre Intake: The intake of fibre is very essential for smooth bowel movement. Sometimes in self dieting you may deprive yourself of fibre, resulting in constipation.    

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  • Foods that can help you look younger- Dietitian in Dadar Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi)

    In Best Tips On 01 August 2017

    Foods that can help you look younger- Dietitian in Dadar Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) People spend hundreds and thousands of dollars trying to look young. They invest in cosmetic, commercial beauty products, costly therapies, and more all %u2013 just to look young and fresh. It is important to remember, however, that looking young isn%u2019t just about taking care of yourself externally. You have to be careful about what goes inside your body because all of that contributes to your physical well-being. Every 35 Days, Your Skin Replace itself. Your Liver, About a Month Your Body Makes These New cells From the Food You Eat, What U Eat LITERALLY Becomes You. You Have a Choice In what you%u2019re made of. Avoid consuming or doing harmful things, such as eating junk food or smoking, and be sure you include some healthy food in your regular diet. Not only do they help keep your mind and body fit but they also combat the aging effects of sunlight, stress, dust, and pollutants that you likely encounter on a frequent basis. Aging is a natural part of life that can%u2019t be avoided. However, the foods you eat can help you age better, both inside and out. Here are foods that can help you look younger. Avocado Berries Chocolate Chia seeds Drink lots of Water Egg Whites Fish Fruits Green Tea Leafy Green Vegetables / Broccoli Oats Olive oil Quinoa Red Wine Walnuts

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Geetanjali Ahuja Mengi

Reg Dietician in Bandra West, Mumbai, India 

Dietitian Geetanjali's Medical Nutrition Clinic, functions with various well qualified and experienced dieticians under the guidance of the mentor senior Registered Dietician Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) . Dietician Geetanjali Ahuja has 13 years of expertise in the field of Diet & Nutrition .We use the most latest & exclusive technologies to reach the masses all over the world by ways of providing online services, Videos, Conferencing, audio calls, social health networking sites and so forth.Nutritionist Geetanjali Ahuja (Mengi) don't believe in giving short cut results, as what comes easy, goes easy and each and every individual is given extra attention to study the medical history, their lifestyle stand for giving right diet.In this fast-paced, high-stress society, where everything going online, why not the diet? My e clinic; ''Dietitian Geetanjali's Medical Nutrition Clinic'' helps you attain optimal health by online diet plans and motivating diet counselling sessions. Looking after your health today gives you a better health for tommorow!  She is one of the best Dietitians in Bandra West ,Mumbai.We are providing various programs by offereing given below services to each and every client-Access to the AppBalanced Diet MenuFOOD REMINDER ALERT- Periodic message ALERT to remind you What to Eat, When to eat, & how much to Eat What's App- 24 x 7 Dietician Remote Assistance and Discussion. E clinic- Remote assistance and discussion over the internet.Diet Tools- Portions and proportions measuring kit.Lifelong Membership- to the Right Healthy and Body forum.Body Composition- Doing Assessment like Height, weight. Ideal Body weight, Body composition analysis, Body mass, Bone mass, Fat mass, Visceral fat rating, Basal metabolic rate, Waist measurement, WHR Ratio, Girth measurement.Food Guide- Resturant Guide, Liquor Guide , Eat out Do's & Dont's .Activites- If RequiredRecipes- latest, old Recipes.Lose weight & Win-  Gifts, Hampers, Coupons.Other Diet Plans- Party Diet, Traveller diet, Fast diet, Festival diet etcExamine- Medical History and life styleOur Specialization Weight Loss Diet Program PCOS / PCOS Diet Manage Obesity Diet for Thyroid disorders Healthy Diabetic Diet Counseling Weight Gain Diet Counseling Slim & sleek Diet Diet to boost immunity Diet in Gastrointestinal diseases Diet for special Population Pre Wedding for body shape & Skin glowing Anti-Ageing diet Diet for Sports and fitness Healthy Heart Diet Diet for bone strengthening Diet for cancer patients Nutrition for Kids/ School going Children Hypertension ( High Blood Pressure) Kidney Disease / Renal Diet (Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Disease, Post-Transplant Care) Liver Disease (Jaundice, Fatty Liver, Cirrhosis) Dyslipidemia (Altered Cholesterol Profile) Diet Counseling Diet Therapy Behavioral Nutrition Slimming Functional Nutrition Ketogenic diet Sports nutrition Medical Nutrition Therapy Therapeutic diets Guidance Lifestyle Nutritional education Weight Management Counseling Radiofrequency one time consultancy Quick weight loss ProgramIf are looking for a diet to lose weight or an online weight loss diet program, then do register with Dietician Geetanjali Ahuja Mengi, and she would help you with her programs and healthy diet.  She provides personalised diet charts for services like: Natural Weight Loss, Fat  / Inch Loss , Ketogenic Diet , Healthy Weight Gain Diets , PCOD & PCOS Diets ,  Healthy Diabetes Diet , Thyroid Diets, Healthy Heart Diets and other disease management. 
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