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Dr. Mrs. Archana Shah

Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai

Dr. Mrs. Archana Shah Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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How many cashew nuts one should take daily from the health point of view, you answer will be appreciated thanks madan.

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
How many cashew nuts one should take daily from the health point of view, you answer will be appreciated
thanks
madan.
cashew nuts are high in calories and bad fats also so better to avoid taking daily instead you can take almonds and walnuts daily.
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Sir I am facing a problem with my nipples .there is a bit swelling on my nipples and below it my skin has become hard in the form of a circle below both the nipples and it pains when I do gym or jumping or touching it . Though I am a male bt I think since it has been 4 months it could be a serious problem.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Sir I am facing a problem with my nipples .there is a bit swelling on my nipples and below it my skin has become hard...
Dear user, pain in nipples could be due to tissue injury in that area. Tissue injury could be due to cleaning that area harshly while bathing or could be due to other reasons like.
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I am suffering from type 2 diabetes from 5 years my fasting sugar level 200and pp above 300 or low I often get keen pain.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am suffering from type 2 diabetes from 5 years my fasting sugar level 200and pp above 300 or low I often get keen p...
This is a general strain due to excessive walking or standing and for this you can follow these measures: one keep a pillow right under the knee while sleeping, next is you can keep ice in the painful area for about 5--10 minutes. One time you can do hot water fermentation that would help to reduce the muscle strain.
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I am 29 years old male but my weight is very low I want to increase my weight. Abd due to poor health I am also getting headaches. So what should I do to increase my weight.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am 29 years old male but my weight is very low I want to increase my weight. Abd due to poor health I am also getti...
To gain weight you should eat more calories than you burn. Plus not only you have to eat calorie dense food but you have to keep in mind that what you are eating is healthy too. In the process of weight gain you do not want to put weight in an uneven manner and look unhealthy rather than looking bright and healthy. 1. Start with changing your lifestly. Start working out if you are not active. The biggest myth that prevails now a days is that thin people do not need to work out. This is wrong. When you challenge your body, it is forced to grow. But this growth can only be possible if you are eating enough food to let the body absorb and grow in size and muscles. 2. Eat Healthy – Stop drinking and smoking too much if you are indulged in it. Limit your intake of junk food, pepsi, sugary stuff etc. Do not at all starve yourself. Make it a habit to eat something healthy every 3 hours. This means you have to eat 6 small meals in a day. Your Daily food intake should ideally consist of – a. Have plenty of nuts, dry fuits and seeds. Almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, figs, dates and raisins. They are full of healthy fats needed by a human body. B. Good amount of fruits and vegetables – Bananas, apples, pomegranate, green leafy vegetables. Fruits and vegetables helps in absorption of food in the body and together, completes your daily nutrition need. C. If you are a non- vegetarian - Eat eggs, chicken etc. D. Eat whole grains – Try to have multi grains spread throughout the day. Wheat, brown rice, oats, bajra, daliya etc should be taken in multiple meals in a day. E. Eat Sprouts – Chana and moong which are full of protein and nutrients. F. You can supplement your diet with good quality multi-vitamin capsules. If you are lacking in protein, you can buy a high quality whey protein and have it with banana shake twice a day. G. You can take natural food items like wheat grass which is full of essential nutrients which helps in weight gain. Try to be patient while you are on the process of weight gain. Results take time to show. Just follow this regimen and you will soon start seeing the results.
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I am weak and losing my weight day by day and I am not feeling well so about this matter can you help me about this situation.

Masters Of Science In Dietetics And Food Service Management Msc. (DFSM), Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), Advanced Clinical Nutrition Program, Post Graduate Diploma In Clinical Nutrition And Dietetics PGD, Bachelors Degree In Applied Nutrition Bhsc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am weak and losing my weight day by day and I am not feeling well so about this matter can you help me about this s...
Hello, weight loss without desire is not a good sign. A well balanced diet, physical activity for 30-40 mins 3-4 days/week preferably weight training and rest of 8-10 hours. All foods included in your diet should be power packed i. E giving you many nutrients and calories, also it should be high on proteins so as to help you in gaining muscle mass for better health and immunity. Examples-banana/mango/chickoo milkshakes with honey and nuts, paneer stuffed sandwiches/parathas, chikkis of peanuts/chana to be stocked with you as this can be conveniently had anywhere, dryfruits and mixed nuts. Consult your physician if weight loss persists.
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My cheeks look very hollow. My weight is 52 kilos age 26. What can do for chubby cheeks?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My cheeks look very hollow. My weight is 52 kilos age 26. What can do for chubby cheeks?
For chubby cheeks you will have to increase your weight by atleast 10 kgs-----------------1. Protein is the key for the muscle building. Without adequate protein, muscle gain and growth is not possible because weight training demands for amino acids (which comes from protein). You should daily eat about 2.2g of protein per kilogram of your weight. For example, if you are 50kg, then you should eat 50x2.2=111g of protein spread over 5-6 meals in the day. Include high protein foods in your diet. Your protein intake should be from foods rather than from supplements. Good protein foods: beans, soybeans, whey, fish, dairy products (low fat variety), meats, nuts and seeds (almonds, peanuts, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds), peanut butter. Many of these are easy digestible foods. Milk is one of the best muscle foods. The milk contains two high quality proteins, about 80 percent whey and 20 percent casein. Whey is quickly broken down into amino acids and absorbed into the bloodstream. Whey is very good to consume after workout. Casein is digested more slowly and provides the body with a steady supply of protein for a longer period of time. Cheese is concentrated milk, so it is high in protein and calcium, fat and cholesterol. Include healthy skim yogurt in your diet, which can give you as much as 120 calories.----------- 2. Eat custard apple (saripa, sitaphal) to put on some weight. This fruit is high in calorie.------------- 3. Healthy fats: avoid fatty foods. Most mothers, especially in india give too much ghee or butter to their children, thinking they will put flesh fast. But ghee is mostly saturated fat which is not a healthy fat for any body. Healthy fats are monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and omega-3 fatty acids. Good fats: cold pressed oils (olive, sunflower, linseed, canola).---------- 4. Drink pure fruit juice. It is full of sugar and added nutrients so it is a healthy and nutritious way to gain some pounds.----------- 5. Complex carbohydrates are also needed for gaining weight. Corn bread is also full of carbohydrates, one piece gives approximately 328 calories. Potatoes are rich sources of carbohydrates and complex sugars, eat baked or as grilled potatoes. Pasta is a calorie rich cereal carbohydrates.----------- 6. Eat bananas. These are rich in carbs and nutritious, one banana contains approximately 100 calories.---------- 7. Some people think that drinking beer helps, but it is not true, it accumulates in your abdomen, making it fatty.---------- 8. Don't take protein supplements for gaining muscles. Consult your doctor for protein supplements.------- 9. Non vegetarian foods--------- some of the non-vegetarian foods that help increase weight are given below:---- 1. Red meat lean ground beef, lean steaks.------ 2. Pork, ham, lamb------ 3. Fish: eat two portions of salmon, cod, or tuna every day.------- 4. Shrimps: the nutrients and necessary acid content present in shrimps gives healthy calories. 5. Turkey------- 6. Chicken breast chicken breast, is supposed to be the healthiest and non-fat part which has approximately 78 calories for each serving.-------- whole eggs: eggs are loaded with protein, vitamins a, d and e.-------
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Will alcohol kill germs inside the body? is Indian beer safe? will intake of jin make the men impotent? why does the human body become shapeless on the over consumption of beer?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Will alcohol kill germs inside the body? is Indian beer safe? will intake of jin make the men impotent? why does the ...
Hi, Anything whether it's beer, jin, medicines, if taken in limit, then it's fine otherwise all of these damages your liver. Over consumption of anything including water is not good for our body!
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Ramesh have a desk job in last 2 years. Ramesh weight are gone up to 75 to 85 kg. Ramesh want to loss weight. Please help!

BAMS, MD (Panchkarma)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Ramesh have a desk job in last 2 years. Ramesh weight are gone up to 75 to 85 kg. Ramesh want to loss weight. Please ...
Hello lybrate user, thanks for writing. If you want fast, permanent weight loss, you can try our research oriented holistic medicines for assures results. You can lose up to 10 kg weight per month, without crush dieting, with out side effect, without gym, without surgery. Tips for you: 1. Eat plenty vegetable and fruits. 2. Drink 9 glass of water per day. 3. Avoid dieting for weight loss. 4. Avoid oily thing. 5. Have 5to 6 servings of food per day. If you have any questions you can contact us by lybrate.
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I am having a trouble in my stomach and I have to go to the gym today and how can I get well?

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
I am having a trouble in my stomach and I have to go to the gym today and how can I get well?
If this is accompanied by loos motions get antidiorroeal medicines. If not try tablets for acidity and indigestion. If no relief drop the idea of going to Gym Today.
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Hello sir/madam. Myself Rahul Sarkar. I am 21 years old, but according to my age I am thin. For that reason I want a diet chart to gain my weight. Can you please provide me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
Hello sir/madam. Myself Rahul Sarkar. I am 21 years old, but according to my age I am thin. For that reason I want a ...
Hi, If the food you eat is not properly digested and absorbed then how can you gain weight.Nothing will work if this is not proper. Take *Alfa malt forte (medisynth) 1tablespoon to be taken twice a day during meals for 1mth *Take GRD Powder 1tablespoon in 1 cup of milk ,drink once a day
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How could I reduce my body weight? My weight is 90 kg. Height is 6ft. Please help me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
How could I reduce my body weight? My weight is 90 kg. Height is 6ft. Please help me.
Weight reduction you need to have a diet and exercise plan based on your bmi, age & weight and sex, presence of any diseases. There are exercises specific for each part of body like hips, thighs or abdomen. Comprehensive exercise & diet plan based on whether vegetarian /non vegetarian can be given. May also need to do some tests. In brief, weight reduction can be achieved only by reducing the intake of food 1/3 of what you take now. And by appropriate exercise plans for each part like belly, thighs, legs etc. To burn off fat. Some tips : 1) drink three or four cups of water whenever you feel hungry and just before eating food 2) take boiled or raw vegetable like cucumber, carrot etc. As half of your diet. Then take 1/4 of your total diet as sprouted pulses / proteinaceous food like roti, cooked pulses and remaining with rice or other carbohydrates. Oil or ghee etc. Should be just bare minimum. The most important is to burn off the energy intake by exercises. There is no short cut or medicines without exercise. The food we eat is utilised for our energy needs and the remaining will be stored as fat which leads to obesity. It is better to do some tests.
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7 Vegetarian Ways to Get Omega-3

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
7 Vegetarian Ways to Get Omega-3

Omega-3 fatty acids are extremely beneficial in preventing inflammation in your body and provide significant health benefits. It is important to get a proper source of omega-3 because our bodies do not produce them naturally. Hence, we are dependent on supplements and pills to help provide the necessary amount of omega-3 required.

Unfortunately, fish is considered to be the best source for omega-3 fatty acids making it difficult for vegetarians and people who don’t have a preference for fish to obtain omega-3. There are other ways to include omega-3 in your daily diet, apart from fish, to help your body get the right amount. 


1. Soybeans

Soybeans provide consistent means of getting omega 3 vitamins, as compared to marine life. Since the supply of fish is highly unreliable, it is essential to obtain omega 3 vitamins through a consistent land based means. Soybeans is easier to obtain and grow and has a higher shelf life than fish. 

2. Spinach 

Spinach is one of the most healthiest vegetables to consume, containing high source of protein and fiber. Spinach also has omega 3 vitamins which provide a good alternative for vegetarians. One cup of cooked spinach contains 371mg of omega 3 fatty acids. No wonder spinach is ranked at the top of the world’s healthiest edible items.

3. Walnuts

We have already written about the benefits of walnuts when it comes to dieting and leading a healthy lifestyle. But did you know walnuts also have high omega 3 content? not only do they provide energy because of their high caloric content and keep you feeling full, walnuts provide an alternative means to get omega 3 vitamins if you are feeling a little lazy to cook. 


4. Flax seeds

Flax seeds are a convenient way to get omega 3 and could be consumed in different ways. Although flax seeds contain only one member of the omega 3 fatty acids, alpha-linolenic acid, it has the highest amount of omega 3 found in all edible items apart from fish. Flax seeds can be included in pretty much any dish and make it a high source of omega 3 vitamins. 

5. Wild rice

Wild rice is a good substitute for white or brown rice because it contains more antioxidents and is also gluten-free. It has high omega 3 content and is also a much healthier substitute to white rice. Although wild rice is not as readily available as white or brown rice, because of its high nutritional value, it is recommended to include it as part of a healthy lifestyle. 

6. Basil

Surprisingly, basil is one of the many herbs found to have high source of omega-3. It also has several significant health benefits because of the anti-oxidants present in them. The anti-oxidants helps in preventing aging by helping your body fight against oxidative stress

7. Kidney beans

Kidney beans are a great addition to any dish providing it with unique flavour and texture. Although it doesn’t compare to fish in omega-3 content, it provides adequate amount to help your health significantly. It also is a great source of fiber, which helps prevent any digestive problems. Include kidney beans in your diet. 

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What are the symptoms of filaria. And how it is affected. Help me because I think my bro is affected by filaria.

Homeopath, Vadodara
What are the symptoms of filaria. And how it is affected. Help me because I think my bro is affected by filaria.
Filaria is vector born disease. It's caused by wuchararia bancrofti. In dis dieasw there will be fever, bodyache and swelling over lower limbs generally one or both. Swelling doesn't give pit on pressure.
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I am 22 years old I have hair fall problem on every day and dandruff problem also my hair was so thin and weak I tried many shampoo but no effect so what I do?

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
I am 22 years old I have hair fall problem on every day and dandruff problem also my hair was so thin and weak I trie...
Unhealthy lifestyle, eating junk and all these unhealthy habits leads to hair loss due to high level of toxins in the body. So, start drinking lots and lots of water. Caution: When you using hair fall remedies at home it is necessary to keep a few tips in mind. A few necessary precautions. Here they are. • Check to make sure that you aren’t allergic to any of the ingredients mentioned in the preparatory products. Even though herbs cause a lot less reactions than chemicals, some people are known to have allergies to a few specific ingredients.
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Do calories from hard liquor add just as much caloric energy/fat as calories from other sources? What are "empty calories" so many people refer to? Can a vegan diet cause lupus patient to go into remiss?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Do calories from hard liquor add just as much caloric energy/fat as calories from other sources? What are "empty calo...
Empty calories" are the calories from solid fats and added sugars in foods and beverages. They add to total calories, but provide no vitamins or minerals.
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By mistake a lizard has fallen into hot milk and that milk was made into curd. Without noticing it I had eaten it. Will anything happen? I was soo worried about it. Please reply fast.

BHMS
Homeopath,
By mistake a lizard has fallen into hot milk and that milk was made into curd. Without noticing it I had eaten it. Wi...
Dont worried much otherwise u will feel that diarrhoea sets in..jst watch if u feel stomach pain or loose motion then consult with ur doctor..
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I am 22 year old female and how to reduce my belly what should I do? give me some solution.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
You can't target a specific area of body with an isolated solution. You have to achieve all round fat loss and toning. Eat small but frequent meals. Avoid long gaps in between meals. Avoid junk as far as possible. Exercise at least 4 times a week. Lastly be committed. Remember it's a lifestyle change and not a one time thing. It's a balanced intake that will last you longer. All the so called diets will only give you muscle and bone loss. The fats will remain as it is. So, try to first follow this seemingly simple tips. I am sure it will at least help you with initial fat loss.
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I am an athletic player I want to have six packs BT when I finish my practise I will be having flat stomach BT when I eat I get stomach I. Want six packs please help me.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am an athletic player I want to have six packs BT when I finish my practise I will be having flat stomach BT when I...
Ab packs are well toned abdominal (belly) muscle. To get ab packs follow these methods: 1. On abdomen (belly) there is a layer of fatty tissue. First you have to dissolve the belly fat. For this, start running in morning. Start with 10-15 minute fast walk and then running for 2-5 minutes. Slowly increase the running time upto 15 minutes. 2. Eat lots of green vegetables and lessamount of fat rich foods like butter, cream, fried food. 3. For gaining ab muscles, increase protein rich foods- soyabean, careals, cheese, eggs. * lie down on flat surface, raise your legs without bending your knees, do it for 3-5 times daily. * lie down on plain surface, put your hands on the back of head by folding your elbows, now move your head towads the knees try to touch your knees with forehead and then move back and lie down. Repeat it for 5-10 times daily for flat tummy. 4. For proper shapeof 6 pack abs, follow proper exercise for abs. Do crunches exercise regularly. Follow these instructions seriously and get six packs abs definitely.
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When I keep working, I suddenly feel tires and feel sleepy. Can I know what is the reason for this?

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
You may consider getting your blood glucose, blood pressure & hemoglobin level checked. Have 3 litres water daily to avoid dehydration & thus dizziness, fatigue, weakness. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs interval instead of 3-4 large ones. Have a balanced diet comprising of all food groups-grains, vegetables, fruits, dairy, nuts oilseeds, meat & pulse
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