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Nutrition & wellness Clinic

Dietitian/Nutritionist Clinic

303, Eastern Court, Sion- Trombay road, Swastik chambers Signal, Opp. Wasan Showroom,Chembur east mumbai
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Nutrition & wellness Clinic Dietitian/Nutritionist Clinic 303, Eastern Court, Sion- Trombay road, Swastik chambers Signal, Opp. Wasan Showroom,Chembur east mumbai
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Nutrition & wellness Clinic is known for housing experienced Dietitian/Nutritionists. Dt. Geeta Shenoy, a well-reputed Dietitian/Nutritionist, practices in mumbai. Visit this medical health centre for Dietitian/Nutritionists recommended by 105 patients.

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12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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303, Eastern Court, Sion- Trombay road, Swastik chambers Signal, Opp. Wasan Showroom,Chembur east
Chembur East mumbai, Maharashtra - 400071
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Dt. Geeta Shenoy

Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics, Registered Dietician
Dietitian/Nutritionist
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91%  (15 ratings)
28 Years experience
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Coffee - Is that Second Cup Really Good For You?

Registered Dietician, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Coffee - Is that Second Cup Really Good For You?

Most of us wake up to a cup of hot coffee every morning. Coffee is like an indispensable part of most of our lives. But, there has been a lot of debate regarding the effect of coffee on human health. While some believe that coffee is a performance booster and prevents against certain diseases, others express doubt on the goodness of caffeine in coffee. Rather, the presence of caffeine keeps a lot of us worried about the adverse effects of coffee.

But, one needs to keep in mind that coffee is a complex beverage. It has both its pros and cons. One needs to know all about coffee before ordering the second cup for himself or herself. Reasons for having that second cup of coffee:

  1. Coffee activates your system: It contains caffeine that increases the level of adrenaline hormone in your body. This hormone is responsible for getting you ready for fighting against odds or physical tasks.
  2. Coffee checks your body weight: It contains minerals like magnesium and potassium. These minerals maintain the insulin level in your body. Therefore, by drinking coffee, your appetite for quick snacks gets killed. However, the sugar levels stay intact. It also burns fat.
  3. Protection against cancer: A recent study claimed that coffee can provide protection against cancer. It is said to have the potential to reduce the chances of having prostate cancer in men and endometrial cancer in women.
  4. Guard against other serious diseases: Coffee is believed to provide prevention against some serious diseases Type II diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer disease and stroke. It contains antioxidants that boost body’s immune system. Caffeine can lower one’s sensitivity towards insulin and provides impairment to glucose tolerance, reducing chances of developing Type II diabetes.

Reasons for not having that second cup of coffee:

  1. Toxic: Coffee has the possibility of being toxic. It can be adulterate with a lot of harmful impurities. The cheaper and poor quality coffee can prove to be highly toxic sometimes.
  2. Don’t overdrink: Coffee can prove very harmful and even lethal, if taken in larger quantities. It has the potential to kill an individual, if 80-100 cups are consumed in a shorter session.
  3. It gives sleeplessness: Coffee can turn you into an insomniac, if consumed in larger amounts.

Conclusion
Nothing is good, if overdone or overused. The same goes for coffee as well. It is good for your health if taken in small amounts at measured intervals. You can definitely order the second cup of coffee for yourself, provided you keep a check on the number of cups you have consumed in the entire day. A sensible individual will drink less, but drink regularly to get blessed with the goodness of coffee beans. An irresponsible drinker will just get addicted to see the worst in future. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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Dietary Fats - Essential for Health

Registered Dietician, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Dietary Fats - Essential for Health

Not all fats are bad for you. Dietary fat is the important key to have good health. All you need to do is eat the right amount.

How Fat Functions:
Fat is a macronutrient that provides calories and energy to the body. Primary function is that it's an energy reserve stored in adipose tissues. If you work out, your body first uses carbohydrates and then fat.
Good Dietary fat can be obtained from butter, ghee and oils. Other sources are unprocessed nuts and seeds, for example, almonds, pistachios and walnuts. Other amazing natural sources of fat are olives, avocados and coconuts.

Essence of Dietary Fat:

  • Fats are an excellent source of energy.
  • Fats containing coconut oil help in weight loss. Good fats can increase the process of fat burning and reduce unhealthy cravings, preventing unhealthy fat storage.
  • If you are underweight, good fats are helpful to gain weight.
  • Fats maintain the body temperature.
  • Fats save your excess protein that may be used as fuel.
  • Fat-soluble vitamins (vitamins A, D, E and K) are absorbed in the body with the help of healthy fats.

Remember that Vitamin A is very important for vision:

  • Interestingly, fats are considered as lubricant, preventing dryness and dehydration.
  • Healthy fats protect the body from experiencing inflammation, improving immunity.
  • Cell membranes as well as hormones need healthy fats. Fat is required for the overall metabolism of insulin, regulating healthy blood sugar levels.
  • Caprylic acid in fat acts as antiviral substance, while lauric acid has anti-bacterial effects.
  • If you want to lower your cholesterol level, opt for foods with palmitic and stearic acid.
  • Butyric acid may help in the reduction of risk of cancer.
  • Certain fats such as ghee or castor oil give lubrication to the colon. This supports digestion and the elimination process.
  • Oils have a property to act as a carrier of medicine and also carry herbs effectively to the preferred organ or any tissue.
  • Pregnant women should have fats as these are a brilliant source of food helping in the development of the child's brain.
  • Healthy fats indorse stamina and elasticity. This act interestingly for those who work out or even for those who work for long shifts in their jobs demanding physical work.
  • Good fats boost cognition, memory as well as happiness. These help in the improvement of mental functions and your learning abilities.

Therefore, a balanced amount of fat is equally important for your body as that of other elements. Hence, eat right and stay healthy.

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I was 97 kgs before and I dropped my weight to 85 kgs with a proper diet. I just lose this weight in a month. if I repeat the same diet for the next month can I loose the same amount of the weight again?

Registered Dietician, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I was 97 kgs before and I dropped my weight to 85 kgs with a proper diet. I just lose this weight in a month. if I re...
You must have adopted extreme weight loss diets in order to lose 12 kgs in a month. Theres quite a possibility that you have lost your lean muscle mass too, which in turn decreases your body metabolism. A consistent fat loss of 2 - 3 kgs a month is a ideal way to lose weight. This also ensures that you do not regain the lost weight with good lifestyle and exercise regime. With your current diet plan you might lose weight, but be aware that there are full chances of regaining once you are'off' the diet!
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6 Healthy Lunch Dishes Which Guarantee Weight Loss

Registered Dietician, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
6 Healthy Lunch Dishes Which Guarantee Weight Loss

Opting for healthier choices of food can make your lunch the most important and beneficial meal of the day during the ever present rush of work. Here are a few lunch dishes which will not only keep you energized and filled but also at the same time helps you lose weight. Read on to find out more about them:

  1. Egg Sandwich: Eggs are a very healthy and nutritious choice for any meal. Egg sandwiches are compact as it provides carbohydrates from the bread, protein from eggs and vitamins and other essential nutrients from the vegetables and Greek yogurt, which is used as a base. Opt for brown bread and your egg sandwich ends up being a healthy delightful dish you can happily gorge on.
  2. Garbanzo beans (Chickpeas) and Chapatti: Chickpeas are very nutritious and they are also high in protein. Use them in a curry with vegetables like tomatoes, onions and such. Some Chapatti along with this curry makes a healthy balanced meal.
  3. Chicken stew: Chicken stew is very healthy. Try having it with vegetables like capsicum and onions. A bowl of chicken stew is highly nutritious and healthy as well as helpful for weight loss.
  4. Stir fry: A stir fry of carrots, beans, cabbage, peas and sesame seeds will do wonders for your health. Add a dash of lemon to make it tangy and tasty. This stir fry is very nutritious as it has an assortment of vegetables which provide you vitamins, minerals, amino acids and protein as well.
  5. Berries and oatmeal: Berries and oatmeal are helpful in losing weight. When you mix berries, such as blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and other variety of berries you boost the fiber content of your oats dish, which in turn helps you lose weight. Further, adding berries to oatmeal is a great way to enhance the flavour of your meal. Adding berries will keep you energized, filled and not add to your waistline. A[art from berries, you can also add foods, such as Almonds, Walnuts, Chia seeds, Kiwi & Pomegranate to your oatmeal lunch dish as they also help in reducing weight.
  6. Egg and rice salad: Made from just brown rice, a hard boiled egg, green beans and some walnuts, this dish is a compact meal which gives you fiber, protein and omega-3 fats which in turn keeps you full and also helps you to reduce your waistline as it has low calorific content.
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Hi Doctor, Can I use honey while am a diabetic? I got Fasting and P.P diabetes tests done 20 days ago. Fasting was 235 and P.P 422. If I can use honey then will dabur honey be good?

Registered Dietician, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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Can I use honey while am a diabetic? I got Fasting and P.P diabetes tests done 20 days ago. Fasting was 23...
Honey is not recommended for diabetics. Honey is a mix of glucose and fructose and has only a slightly less calories than sugar. Right now, your blood sugars are uncontrolled. You need a proper diabetic diet with more of complex carbs, good protein and moderate amounts of oils or fats. Eat 4 meals with controlled portions of rotis, more of veggies or salads. In-between meals like a small fruit or nuts can be included.
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When I eat any outside food in marriage or and fast food I get swelling on my lips and around my lips please give me best treatment only once I eat it start swelling on my face at next morning.

Registered Dietician, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
When I eat any outside food in marriage or and fast food I get swelling on my lips and around my lips please give me ...
Hi lybrate-user, thanks for writing in. Clearly, you have a allergy of certain foods items. There are several food allergens which are quite common, especially in outside food. To list a few: egg, egg mixes, peanuts, peanut oil, vegetable oils, food colors, preservatives, sea foods clam, prawns, etc, wheat, maida, corn, besan, meat, chana, chana dal. It will be very difficult to find which of these foods you are allergic to, unless you undertake an allergy test. For the time being you can do following: a. Reduce outside food as level of contaminants are high b. Keep a small note of things which you eat. So that you can easily associate whenever you have allergic reaction c. Eliminate those foods from your diet for a temporary period d. Consult your doctor for antihistamines, which will reduce the symptoms e. Lastly, get your allergy test done, for permanent treatment. Hope this helps. Regards,
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