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Tips to reduce sugar cravings: Nutritionist shares

We all have sugar cravings – the intense urge to gorge on something sweet. However, this can stem from a health condition – usually it happens due to imbalance in blood sugar levels. However, sugar cravings need to be reduced for a healthier life. Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee shared a few tips.
Updated on Jun 19, 2023 12:24 PM IST

5 foods that reduce sugar cravings

"Sugar cravings are often triggered by dehydration, Magnesium deficiency, irregular eating habits. Sugar is one of the culprits for hormonal Imbalance and bad gut health! It can be improved by dietary and lifestyle changes," writes Dietician Manpreet Kalra in her recent Instagram post.
Published on Apr 29, 2023 08:51 PM IST

5 amazing benefits of mishri or rock sugar

"Mishri/Sita is an unrefined form of natural sugar and is highly praised for its medicinal qualities. It is considered the best natural sugar with versatility," says, Dr. Varalakshmi, Ayurvedic Doctor and Wellness Coach, in her recent Instagram post. She further shared some amazing benefits of eating mishri. 
Updated on Dec 22, 2022 07:01 PM IST

Diabetes: 5 easy health tips to reduce blood sugar levels to nondiabetic level

Diabetes is one of the most prevalent chronic health diseases in India and what makes it worse is the list of complications that it causes like eye problems, kidney disease, nerve damage, heart disease, etc. With around 400 million people affected by this disease worldwide, managing and spreading awareness about it is very crucial. Explaining in simple words, insulin released by the pancreas helps in regulating blood sugar levels in the body and in the condition of diabetes, either enough insulin is not released or the body is not able to make enough usage of insulin. This leads to increased levels of blood sugar, which further leads to serious health problems. There is no specific treatment for diabetes but rather a range of lifestyle changes that need to be incorporated into daily life. Along with these lifestyle changes, sustainable prevention plans need to be in place to help not just manage but even prevent diabetes. 
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 08:40 PM IST

5 simple ways to sharpen your palate and appreciate different foods

Are you able to distinguish between the different flavours when trying out a new dish? Before getting into the details of the importance of your palate, it is important to understand the six different tastes - salty, sweet, sour, spicy, umami and bitter. There are a lot of people who eat to live and the rest live to eat. The first category will not put in many efforts into trying to understand the taste of what they put in their mouth while the latter enjoys every bite of the food they eat. To get a better taste of the flavours of a dish, you need to train your palate.
Published on Jul 01, 2022 04:32 PM IST

National Nutrition Week: 5 reasons for you to leave sugar and switch to jaggery

Jaggery is still sugar at the end of the day and should only be used very sparingly as per your preferences and dietary goals but when compared with refined sugar, opting for jaggery is a healthier choice as it will get you a few extra nutrients.
Updated on Sep 03, 2021 03:16 PM IST

Healthy sugar alternatives and their benefits

Consumption of excessive sugar may lead to obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. If you cannot completely stay away from sugar then you can replace it with these healthy alternatives.
Published on May 28, 2021 01:26 PM IST
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