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Dt. Hiral Trivedi  - Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad

Dt. Hiral Trivedi

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Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition

Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad

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Dt. Hiral Trivedi 91% (225 ratings) Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food ... Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Ms. Hiral Trivedi (Reg. Clinical Dietitian) is a Clinical Dietitian/Nutritionist in Bodakdev, Ahmedabad and has an experience of 4 years in this field. Ms. Hiral Trivedi (Reg. Clinical Dietitian) practices at Hiral Trivedi's clinic in Bodakdev, Ahmedabad. She completed P.G.Dip. in Dietetics from SPTMC, Surat (SNDT Uni.) in 2007 and B.H.Sc.-(Food Science & Nutrition) from SPTMC, Surat (SNDT Uni.) in 2004. She is Life Member of Indian Dietetic Association (IDA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Child nutrition, Diet For Diabetics, Weight management and Therapeutic Diets etc.

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Registered Dietitian - Indian Dietetic Association - 2009
P.G.Dip in Dietetics - SPTMC, Surat - 2007
B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition - SPTMC, Surat - 2004
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Hindi
Gujarati
Awards and Recognitions
2nd rank in Registered Dietitian examination held by IDA at City level, Surat.
Participated in 1st Interdisciplinary conference on Nutrition in Health u0026 Disease u0026 won 1st prize in poster competition, Surat
Offered voluntary service on Diabetes camp at Thosar Hospital, Killa Pardi, nr Valsad.
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Participated in poster competition organized on World Health Day celebration, Surat.
Certification in Diet counseling training, Surat.
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Life Member of Indian Dietetic Association (IDA)

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Healthier Options To Replace Unhealthy Snacks!

Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
Healthier Options To Replace Unhealthy Snacks!

While you may be controlling your portions and ensuring that your meals are healthy, the snacks in between the big meals may still be causing your body harm. The packets of chips that you may open will not only add calories but other harmful chemicals as well. There are other healthier options out there which you can use to replace it and still satisfy your cravings.

Kurmura or puffed rice - A staple snack in many parts of India, kurmura comes in many varieties and mixtures that are quite popular. Some examples are jhalmuri, bhelpuri and others. While mixing it with other things such as farsan, nuts and chana are good, excessive use of oil or sweet spices may increase its calorific value. Thus refrain from these additions.

Khakra - A great Indian snack that comes from Gujarat, this is a form of flatbread which can be consumed on its own or with chutneys. This is very low in fats and oil and is one of the tastiest snack alternatives around.

Masala corn - Corn is considered to be a very healthy and nutritious snack on its own. However, you can add various types of masala or have a roast corn cob with salt and lime dressing, which is an already favoured snack all over India.
Nuts - Assorted nuts such as almonds, peanuts, pistachios can be a very filling snack without the need for large quantities of it. However, don't consume too much of it as certain varieties do contain considerable amounts of fat and thus moderation is the key here.

Soya sticks - A new entrant into the Indian market, soya sticks are baked and then laced with spices. Soya tends to have protein while not much fat and thus it can be a healthy as well as a tasty snack. Soya sticks are usually laced with various kinds of masala.

Chickpeas or chana - This is another snack which can come in many forms such as roasted, boiled or even as a paste in the form of hummus. It contains a lot of protein but very little fat. Chickpeas can be had either on their own or mixed with nuts or other forms of mixture.

Baked snacks - Various forms of snacks which are baked instead of fried can be a good alternative as well. Baked versions of potato chips and other snacks are increasingly available in stores across India.

Fat And Health - Is This Combo Possible?

Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
Fat And Health - Is This Combo Possible?

If you are into healthy eating, but like a dose of fat in your diet, we have a surprise for you. Not all fats are unhealthy. Saturated fats should be taken as a part of your diet while trans-fat should be banished. There are a lot of fats that are healthy and can actually help in promoting good health, but it should be taken in moderation.So read on to know how to eat lots of fat and still be healthy!

1. Avocados: Avocados contain a mono saturated fat that goes by the name of Oleic Acid. This also has numerous health benefits and is known as a super food that gives us omega three fatty acids. It even contains plenty of potassium.

2. Cheese: Remember to have a slice of cheese the next time you find yourself avoiding that mandatory glass of milk. Cheese is known as a great source of protein, calcium and Vitamin B 12 as well as phosphorous. It also contains fatty acids that can even reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

3. Dark Chocolate: A small dose of dark chocolate a day can actually keep skin damage and cardiac disease at bay. That's the result of medical studies. This super food can also encourage better brain function thanks to the fact that it is rich in iron, magnesium, copper and other nutrients as well as essential fats.

4. Fish: Fish and other seafood have proven health benefits thanks to the omega three fatty acids which can actually aid you in your weight loss journey and keep your heart healthy. This lean protein also helps in giving you essential nutrition when ingested on a regular basis.

5. Seed Oil: Sunflower, olive oil and flaxseed oil have healthy fats with proven health benefits for everyone. The fats present in this kind of oil are very healthy and can actually help in retaining the good health of bones.

6. Nuts: Dry fruit, almonds, figs, pistachios and raisins help in giving you your daily dose of natural fats that are healthy. You can munch on these for essential vitamins and minerals along with the fat content.

Improve your overall health as well as the quality of your hair and skin with these essential and healthy fats!

Kidney stones - How To Combat It With Your Diet?

Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
Kidney stones - How To Combat It With Your Diet?

Kidney stones are caused when certain minerals of your urine are retained and not wholly released, causing them to amalgamate and form a stone. Passing kidney stones is one of the most painful experiences you may face physically. Its magnanimity is often compared to childbirth, and those who are suffering from kidney stones dread having this experience. If you are yet not affected by kidney stones and do not want to, read to know what dietary changes you can undergo to prevent it.

1. Drink a lot of water
On an average, a person must be drinking at least 3 liters of water every day. If you live in a more hot and humid climatic area, your water intake must be even more than that, so that on an average, 2.5 liters of urine is passed throughout the day, which decreases the chances of unnecessary retention of minerals from the urine and release them more easily from the body.

2. Continue eating calcium containing foods
It is a common misconception that calcium accelerates the formation of kidney stones. Calcium is digested in the intestine. Only the calcium which is excess and cannot be digested in the intestines are sent to the kidneys. Continue consuming calcium rich foods unless your doctor prescribes you against it. Make sure your diet includes enough dairy products such as milk, cheeses, etc, or other calcium rich foods like oats and broccoli.

3. Limit intake of oxalic acid
Oxalic acid is mostly found in food obtained from plants. It restricts the absorption of calcium in the intestines and as a result, more calcium is passed into the kidneys; thus forming calcium oxalate, or oxalate stones. Try to avoid foods like rhubarb, Swiss chard, nuts, tea, sweet potatoes, etc; mainly leguminous plant products.

4. Decrease the ingestion of sodium salts, sugar and meat protein
Salts and sugars, mainly found in packaged foods to prevent them from expiring, increase the release of calcium and oxalates into the blood, which thus increase the chances to develop kidney stones.

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Meri baby bar bar gussa jaisa activity kar rahi hai gusse me ansu bhi nikal aata hai. Kya karu wo abi 8 months ki hui hai.

Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
Meri baby bar bar gussa jaisa activity kar rahi hai gusse me ansu bhi nikal aata hai. Kya karu wo abi 8 months ki hui...
She may develop dentition, she has pain of tooth eruption, so babies get irritated. try to react normal, paper her.

I have a 2 months old baby girl. I had a c section delivery. Before pregnancy I had 55 kg weight but after delivery I had 59 kg. I didn't gain too much but wanna back my perfect body shape. Please suggest me, being a breastfeeding mom how to gain muscle mass rather than fat because my face is getting chubby as I have to indulge in more calories (though I don't take much calories just 1300. My activity is very very low, even I don't come outside from my room as its winters.

Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
I have a 2 months old baby girl. I had a c section delivery. Before pregnancy I had 55 kg weight but after delivery I...
You are a nursing mother, so don't bother about your weight or shape. Eat healthy food because the little one is depending upon you and get nourished from mummy's milk. But yes, do some physical activity like household tasks or some light exercise for good metabolism and freshness.
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How many glass of water should we drink daily and in what interwell. Please suggest.

Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
How many glass of water should we drink daily
and in what interwell. Please suggest.
Daily water intake of 2lit is advisable for normal individual, but it may vary person to person. Ideally sips of water every 30 min is the best way.

Fruits Intake - When It Is Best?

Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
Fruits Intake - When It Is Best?

Undoubtedly eating fruits contribute to good health and provides a range of other benefits for your body. Nevertheless, you must follow some simple guidelines so that you eat fruits the right way. Eating fruits as and when you like doesn't do much good. Therefore it is essential to know when and how to consume fruits in order to fully benefit from it. 

Right time to eat fruits:
1. Eating fruits first thing in the morning is preferable as you gain all the nutrients your body requires; which keeps you nourished and energized. Eating fruits on an empty stomach promotes good health and helps you shed the extra kilos. Additionally, it also prevents digestive problems and keeps you in good shape as your body fully absorbs all the vitamins, good carbohydrates and fiber present in the fruits.

2. Eating fruits between breakfast and lunch is also an option that can help you maintain a proper diet. If you choose to have your fruit helping after breakfast, it is essential to adjust the proportion and time of both the meals accordingly. A fruit helping after breakfast should keep you full for at least two hours, thereby ensuring proper digestion. Make sure you balance your meals accordingly and do not end up overeating

Why fruits should be avoided after meals:
1. Even though fruits have high nutrition value, it also contains calories. If you consume a bowl of fruits just after your meal, chances are that your body may get more calories than it requires. No matter how healthy fruits are, eating them after meals can cause significant weight gain. Also, it is essential to keep in mind to not make your diet fruit heavy as then your body is deprived of nutrition present in meats, vegetables, dairy products and whole grains.

2. Due to good fiber content of fruits, it may cause indigestion in some individuals. Also you may not get the benefits of nutrients from fruits when you have it post meals.

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Fiber Consumption - How To Increase It?

Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
Fiber Consumption - How To Increase It?

The human body is designed to process foods with the help of fibers. The benefits of fibers are being recognized widely, and people are being advised to use more fibers.  Per day, the body requires about 25 to 30 g of fiber per day.

The body requires two types of fibers - soluble and insoluble. The soluble ones absorb water during digestion, contribute to stool bulk, and are believed to reduce cholesterol levels. Fruits, vegetables, legumes, oats, and barley are good sources of soluble fibers.

The insoluble ones are required for good movement of food through the intestines.  These are also found in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains like wheat, rice, barley, oats, etc.

It takes a little planning to ensure your food is fibrous, but the benefits will be lot and long lasting.  Follow some of the following simple steps and your will see them for yourself:

Vegetables:  On a lighter note, make sure each meal of yours is as colorful as possible.  Include good amounts of carrots, radish, greens, legumes, tomatoes, cabbage, and any vegetable that you like in each meal.  This ensures that you get all the fiber and nutrients that you want in a meal.  Baked, boiled, raw - choose any form that you like.

Fruits - It is advisable to eat a raw fruit as compared to having its juice. The fiber content gets reduced when you convert it to a juice.  Try not to discard the peel, unless it is not edible at all, pineapple or jackfruit for example.  Fruits, along with vegetables, form the most natural and best source of fiber.  About 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day will get you all the fiber you need for a day - 25 to 30 g per day.  Berries, pears, prunes, figs, apples, oranges, apples, pears, mangoes, pineapples - take your pick.

Whole grains:  Whether you are picking up bread, noodles, cookies, or a packet of pasta, make sure they are made of whole grains and not refined flour.  Include one cereal in your breakfast.  Oats, barley, wheat germ powder, flaxseeds can all be good sources of fiber. Replace white rice with brown rice to get more fiber.

Water:  Though not a direct contributor to fiber, increasing the water intake makes the fiber from the above mentioned foods more effective. It promotes better food passage through the intestines and contributes to better stool.  It also reduces the bloated feeling that you get with increased fiber.

Try to gradually make these small changes to your diet and you will see the benefits almost immediately.  Try including more fibrous foods to also prolong your hunger pangs, breakfast being the best way to start.  
 

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Superfoods To Kick Start Your Day!

Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
Superfoods To Kick Start Your Day!

The obesity epidemic was unfairly blamed on the consumption of carbs. While processed junk foods which are high in refined grains and sugar are extremely fattening and unhealthy, fiber rich foods that also contain carbs are very healthy and essential for your diet.

If you consume high fiber carbs moderately, it helps you maintain a healthy weight because if you get anything lower than approximately 50% of calories from carbohydrates, you are unhealthy.

Carbohydrates which are rich in fiber can be easily digested by your body. Mentioned below are 10 food items which are extremely rich in carbs and should be consumed during breakfast for optimum health. 

1. Apples: Despite the different colors, flavors and sizes, apples consist of 13-15% carbs, as well as many vitamins and minerals. It is also rich in healthy plant compounds, antioxidants and Vitamin C. Apples are helpful in decreasing the risk of a few types of cancers, reducing heart diseases and improving blood sugar control. 

2. Sweet PotatoesSweet potatoes are extremely nourishing. It has sufficient amount of carbohydrates to maintain your health, as well as fiber, potassium, vitamin B5, vitamin A, manganese and vitamin C. It is also very low in cholesterol, saturated fats and sodium. Consume this antioxidant food item everyday for breakfast to sustain your health. 

3. Bananas: Bananas contain about 23% carbs. The unripe ones are high in starch which turns into sugar as it ripens. Apart from carbs, bananas also contain a high amount of Vitamin B6, potassium and vitamin C along with healthy plant compounds. They are also rich in pectin and resistant starch.

4. QuinoaClassified as pseudo cereal, it is an incredibly popular seed that is eaten like a grain. Apart from being a high carb food, it is not only extremely rich in fibers and proteins but also contains plant compounds and minerals. One of its many health benefits is improved blood sugar control. Incorporate it in your diet to help yourself lose weight.

5. OatsDeemed as one of the healthiest whole grain foods, oats are an excellent source of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. It contains 66% carbohydrates and above 10% of it is fiber. Not only does it lower cholesterol levels and blood sugar levels, but is also extremely helpful in losing weight.

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It is necessary to take medicine while loosing weight in pcod if yes then which medicine is good?

Registered Dietitian, P.G.Dip in Dietetics, B.H.SC.-Food Science & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
It is necessary to take medicine while loosing weight in pcod if yes then which medicine is good?
Generally it's given to control PCOD. It's metformin or combination, can be taken with only doctor's prescription.
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