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THE COSMOPOLITAN        08-09-2020

After months of being cooped inside our homes while social-distancing, cycling has emerged as a great workout for many. Not only do you get a chance to take a spin around your familiar neighbourhood but also burn calories! Cycling has many benefits. It is a great cardio exercise, which means you get your heart rate up and burn calories, tones your legs and improves your mental well being. It is also a great way to amp up your lung power! So, after a strenuous cycling session, it is important to eat right so that you do not regain the calories you just burnt nor do you feel fatigued while cycling. “Before you go cycling, eating..

HINDUSTAN TIMES        08-09-2020

The heart wants what it wants – goes the famous adage by Emily Dickinson. And it also wants a longer, healthier life. Healthy food can reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases in the body. It is important to eat the right amount of fruits and vegetables which are rich in nutrients to keep your heart healthy. Remember, your heart will thank you later for this. “While heart health is often associated with low-fat foods, this trend of low fat and fat-free has been one of the biggest contributors to the worsening of heart health globally. It is important to remember that heart health depends on a balance of healthy fats and cholesterol. High-density lipoprotein (HDL)..

THE PIONEER DAILY        08-09-2020

Turmeric has been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years to help cure inflammation and bacterial disorders. SHIKHA MAHAJAN tells you what makes it a super spice. It’s no joke that turmeric, a super spice, is suitable for drinks to snacks, due to its rich natural properties. It is also known as ‘The Healthiest Spice in the World’. This tropical plant has a long tradition of use in Indian cuisine. Turmeric is a tropical ginger-related herb native to South East Asia. The plant has big, waxy green leaves that grow about five feet tall as the plant matures. Turmeric is most widely used as a dry spice..

ZEE NEWS HINDI        07-09-2020

एक औरत के लिए मां बनने का अनुभव बेहद सुखद होता है. जब औरत पहली बार मां बनती है तो उसे बच्चे के पालन-पोषण से जुड़ी कई बातें समझनी पड़ती हैं. मां बनने के बाद कुछ महीनों तक एक औरत की जिंदगी पूरी तरह से बदल जाती है. उसकी लाइफस्टाइल से लेकर डाइट तक में काफी बदलाव आ जाता है. डाइट पोडियम की संस्थापक और डाइटीशियन शिखा महाजन (Dietician Shikha Mahajan) से जानिए, स्तनपान (Breastfeed) कराने वाली महिलाओं को अपनी डाइट (Diet) से किन चीजों को हटा देना चाहिए..

BRIDES TODAY        02-09-2020

After months of being cooped inside our homes while social-distancing, cycling has emerged as a great workout for many. Not only do you get a chance to take a spin around your familiar neighbourhood but also burn calories! Cycling has many benefits. It is a great cardio exercise, which means you get your heart rate up and burn calories, tones your legs and improves your mental well being. It is also a great way to amp up your lung power! So, after a strenuous cycling session, it is important to eat..

CONDE NAST TRAVELLER        01-09-2020

Now more than ever, there is a greater need to improve our health and wellness, and especially our immune system. Did you know that sleep deprivation can adversely affect your immune system? People who do not get good sleep or sufficient sleep are more likely to get sick after being exposed to a virus, such as a common cold. Lack of sleep can also affect how quickly you recover if you get sick.

Your immune system releases proteins, called cytokines, during sleep, some of which help to promote sleep. When you have an infection or inflammation, or if you are under stress, those cytokines are needed by the body. Deprivation of..

COSMOPOLITAN        01-09-2020

When it comes to fitness, diet and workout go hand in hand. You may have often heard that what you eat makes up for almost 70 per cent of your efforts to get your body in shape. So, if you are working on your glow-up or just furthering your health goals, we spoke to dietitian Shikha Mahajan, holistic nutritionist and founder of Diet Podium, to answer the most-asked questions by fitness enthusiasts..

FINANCIAL EXPRESS        01-09-2020

Vitamin E is not a single vitamin but instead a group of antioxidant-soluble vitamins. Protecting the cells from injury will help. This can be used in a wide range of foods and supplements. Quality vitamin E food options include nuts such as almonds, peanuts, and hazelnuts, as well as vegetable oils such as sunflower, wheat germ, barley, and soy oil. Vitamin E is found in fresh, leafy vegetables, including spinach and broccoli, in sunflower seeds. Ideally, a balanced diet contains this mineral..

GOOD HOMES        29-08-2020

Ever had your mom or grandma often hand you a fistful of nuts when you were a child while you cringed at it? Dry fruits are a great source of proteins, vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre, and an ideal substitute for high-calorie snacks. Besides its taste, you have an important reason to include these ingredients in your diet as advised by Dietician Shikha Mahajan, Holistic Nutritionist, and Founder of Diet Podium. “Dry fruits are normally referred to as superfoods as..

NDTV DOCTOR        20-08-2020

When it comes to weight loss and maintaining a healthy diet it is important to break the myths that seem to be mushrooming every single day. Various myths were propagated long ago while others are often propagated by companies trying to sell their products. To lead a healthy life you need to maintain a well-balanced diet and stop believing the myths which can stop you from reaching your fitness goals. In this article, here are three popular diet myths you need to stop believing today..

FEMINA        17-08-2020

With the advent of monsoon, we have all started craving some staples for the season. Chai-pakora remains the all-time favourite for most, and for most Indians the smell of rain brings a craving for this delicious combination. However, we all know that fried food and that too regularly can wreak havoc on both health and our waistline while setting our weight loss goals by months.
But this season, we shall indulge gleefully with one simple twist – baking or air frying the pakoras. It is true that many fried foods don’t taste the same when baked; however, pakoras are not one of those..

ONLY MY HEALTH        05-08-2020

Does apple seeds contain cyanide? We all know that eating the apple is beneficial! There is also a saying that “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But do you know that this apple can also be harmful? Some researchers have discovered that excessive consumption of apple seeds can lead to the death of humans. Let us study through this article that what happens in apple seeds due to which humanity can be harmed. What element does apple seed contain? Apples have small, dark seeds that..

NEW INDIAN EXPRESS        26-07-2020

The building blocks of human anatomy seem to be tumbling down if some surveys are to be believed. A new study reveals that Indian’s understand little about the intake of protein. Undertaken by Nielsen, it surveyed 2,142 mothers across 16 Indian cities, as part of Right To Protein, a nationwide public health awareness initiative.

ONLY MY HEALTH        22-07-2020

You must have devoured in mangoes this season. No other fruit offers so many varieties like a mango which is why it is called the king of fruits. As the summer season ring in, the excitement levels hit the roof as it sets the arrival of our favourite and most-cherished fruit- Mango. While you may want to eat a mango for its taste, have you thought of its benefits? Not many people are aware of its beauty benefits which include both..

FEMINA       21-07-2020

Is it even monsoon if you’re not craving pakoras and deep-fried snacks? While oily and greasy food is a big no-no when it comes to healthy eating, there are certain oils, which can make your meal unhealthier. Picking right oil for dishes during cooking is important for you and your family’s health, which is why we bring you expert suggestions by dietician Shikha Mahajan, holistic nutritionist and founder of Diet Podium, to help you make the best choice.

INDIAN EXPRESS        15-07-2020

Losing weight requires effort; and as many will agree, losing belly fat can be a bit more difficult. And a host of reasons are responsible for it. Dt. Shikha Mahajan, holistic nutritionist and founder of Diet Podium identifies them as indigestion, hormonal imbalance and sedentary lifestyle. “Bloating and chronic constipation are caused by indigestion and they can be tackled by including fibre and ginger in your diet. It is also important to drink lots of water,” she said while speaking to indianexpress.com..

ROUND GLASS        11-07-2020

Outside of Ayurveda, ginger is looked upon as an antioxidant, expectorant, anti-flatulent, circulatory stimulant, anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, carminative, and anti-inflammatory. Its pungent components like gingerols and shogaols have anti-carcinogenic properties. “It helps ease out stomach pain, gastritis, and acidity. Ginger helps nausea and is useful in seasickness, and pregnancy-related morning sickness. Various studies have been conducted that show ginger can help with reducing blood cholesterol, blood sugar levels, insulin function, and lowering of blood pressure. It is also extremely useful in easing menstrual cramps and heavy period flow,” says Shikha Mahajan, holistic nutritionist and founder of Diet Podium.

ONLY MY HEALTH       06-07-2020

COVID-19 infection prevention and control guidance: FSSAI shares guidelines for the cleaning of fruits and vegetables! Since the initial days into the spread of COVID-19, health authorities and experts have been asking people to maintain cleanliness on all objects, surfaces around them and be very cautious, especially with food items. Now, the FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) has shared some guidelines for the proper cleaning of fruits and vegetables to prevent the spread of COVID-19 through them. However, there is no certainty yet about whether the deadly virus can be transferred via..

INDIA TODAY       06-07-2020

The day starts later than usual and ends closer to dawn. Since most people work from home, they get up late and with no other entertainment, bingeing on web shows has become the new norm. For more than three months of the lockdown now, many of us are slipping into this new routine. Not surprisingly, sleep patterns have gone for a toss which has consequences..

HINDUSTAN TIMES       15-06-2020

Over the past few months, we have all experienced moments that are more reminiscent of sci-fi novels than real life: all about competing on social media and house parties held via a computer screen. Perched in front of the laptop as we work from home, a bowl of chips comes handy. To post a fabulous delicacy on social media, the ‘Ready to Eat’ packs are what we resort to. And workout? What’s that got to in our daily routine? The lockdown has thus increased the intake of junk food and reduced our daily workout regime. However, now as we enter unlock 1.0, it is time for a detox. Experts say they are good once in four weeks. Considering the junk food, pesticides and other toxins..

OUTLOOK INDIA POSHAN      15-06-2020

Maintaining a routine in your diet and getting proper sleep can help keep keep a check on hunger pangs. Dr. Shikha Mahajan, Holistic Nutritionist and Founder of Diet Podium, shares her tips to curb your hunger pangs..

THE OUTLOOK      12-06-2020

Maintaining a routine in your diet and getting proper sleep can help keep keep a check on hunger pangs. Dr. Shikha Mahajan, Holistic Nutritionist and Founder of Diet Podium, shares her tips to curb your hunger pangs. Bulk up your meals- There is a lot of evidence that bulk — or, fiber — reduces appetite. So increase the quantity with higher-fiber foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans. These foods also tend to possess a high water content, which helps keep you feeling full..

IANS      12-06-2020

Maintaining a routine in your diet and getting proper sleep can help keep keep a check on hunger pangs. Dr. Shikha Mahajan, Holistic Nutritionist and Founder of Diet Podium, shares her tips to curb your hunger pangs. Bulk up your meals- There is a lot of evidence that bulk — or, fiber — reduces appetite. So increase the quantity with higher-fiber foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans. These foods also tend to possess a high water content, which helps keep you feeling full..

ONLY MY HEALTH      26-05-2020

International Day of Action for Women’s Health is observed on May 28 (for more than 30 years). Women’s rights activists and allies in the sexual and reproductive health and rights movements worldwide have commemorated in diverse ways. Time and again, women, young girls, advocates and allies have gone on to take action and stand up for reproductive and sexual rights for what they indeed are: an indivisible and inalienable part of our human rights..

FEMINA      14-05-2020

Fruits are nature’s fast food. They don’t need to be cooked although some can be if you want to. Not only are fruits delicious and satisfy your sweet tooth, but they also offer numerous benefits for skin and hair. They are a storehouse of essential vitamins and minerals, and therefore should be a vital part of your diet, since they boost immunity and keep the bodily functions running smoothly, thereby resulting in hair and skin benefits as well..

COSMOPOLITAN      05-05-2020

Running out of ingredients in your kitchen? Or are you done with all the lockdown cooking? Well, join our delicious carb club! A breakfast staple, your slice of bread can totally satiate your mid-meals hunger pangs (or even the meal…just saying). According to holistic nutritionist Shikha Mahajan, it is important to keep your body fueled rather than opting for a crash diet to meet your fitness goals. “Remember to take cheat meals to keep temptation away. Most people who avoid cheat meals end up bingeing on a lot larger quantity than the cheat meal would have been..

ONLY MY HEALTH      05-05-2020

 In recent history, there has been a tendency to shed the shame and stigma typically associated with having a body that is less than perfect. The photoshopped images found in beauty and fashion magazines have shown to be a direct cause of rising cases of eating disorders among not just the youth, but also the older generation and later, children. For very long health has been associated with unrealistic skinny bodies and unhealthy, dangerous fad diets. No-Diet Day was started to promote healthy lifestyles at all body types. No-Diet Day was started..

BRIDES TODAY      01-05-2020

Adding leafy green vegetables to your diet doesn’t always have to be a chore. There are many ways to include these healthy veggies in your meal plan the delicious way. Packed with antioxidants and minerals, these veggies are a great source of vitamins that can help you get fit and even improve skin health. So we spoke to holistic nutritionist Shikha Mahajan, founder of Diet Podium to know easy and delicious ways to eat more green.

SHADI WISH      20-04-2020

With so many diet myths and facts available, it’s hard to know which all plans will give you the maximum results without affecting your overall health. And, if you have started the countdown to your wedding, you must have already begun working hard on shredding those extra kilos. After all, who does not wish to look the best version of themselves and flaunt a flat tummy on their special day?

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