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Dr. Ms. Dhvani Shah

Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai

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Dr. Ms. Dhvani Shah is a trusted Dietitian/Nutritionist in Matunga East, Mumbai. He is currently associated with The FIMS Clinic in Matunga East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ms. Dhvani Shah and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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10 Ways to Actually Stick to Your Healthy Eating New Year s Resolution

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
10 Ways to Actually Stick to Your Healthy Eating New Year s Resolution

So your new year’s resolution is to eat healthier. Yayy! but let’s be real, changing your eating habits can be difficult. But never fear because we are determined to help you make this the year you stick to it! here are 10 easy ways to follow through with your healthy eating resolution while also having a lot of fun along the way.

#1. Choose a method of eating healthy that is enjoyable, sustainable, and works with your lifestyle.
I can’t stress this enough: the reason why so many diets fail is because they aren’t enjoyable or sustainable. When we try quick fixes like restricting, juice cleanses, or eating cabbage soup all day, we just end up feeling hungry, tired, and deprived, which leads us back to the unhealthy habits we were trying to overcome in the first place. So how do we avoid this trap? find a method of healthy eating that is sustainable and works for your lifestyle. For some people, this means following a framework like paleo or clean eating. For others, it might mean skipping the diet label all together and just eating real food. There is no such thing as a magical one-size-fits-all diet and different methods work for different people. Just make sure that whatever approach you take is one you will actually enjoy and be able to maintain over time.

#2. Identify why and rise up to the challenge.
As I mentioned, changing eating habits can be really hard. Get over the hurdle by identifying why you feel the need to change your eating habits. Is it to have more energy? clearer skin? more self-confidence? whatever your reason may be, write it down and refer back to it when you feel like giving up. Accept the fact that yes, this is going to be a challenge. Commit to it wholeheartedly and remind yourself you are worth it.

#3. Educate yourself.
When we understand the way food impacts every aspect of our lives, it becomes a lot easier to make healthy choices. Check out books like grain brain and salt sugar fat.

#4. Meal plan.
As the old saying goes, “when you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” meal planning is a great way to set yourself up for success. Set aside an hour or two of time every week to plan your meals, grocery shop, and do some basic food prep. When you invest time and money into this plan, you are much more likely to be successful and stick to it!

#5. Make enough at dinner so you have leftovers for lunch.
This one goes hand-in-hand with meal planning. When mapping out dinners for the week, plan to make recipes that will create leftovers for lunch the next day. This will save you time in the kitchen and help you stay on track the next day too!

#6. Get rid of the junk.
Make your environment work for you, not against you. This means getting rid of all the junk food in your house that will only tempt you and derail your good intentions. See no junk, eat no junk!

#7. Find healthy food you actually love.
Eating healthy does not mean eating salad all day. It should and can be delicious! focus on healthy foods that you actually enjoy. Some of my favorites are avocado toast with a poached egg, brown rice tortilla pizzas, and chocolate banana ice cream.

#8. Discover healthy restaurant options.
Many eateries are starting to focus on healthy options. Hallelujah! if you love the experience of dining out, explore healthy options in your neighborhood like vegan or farm-to-table restaurants.

#9. Try batch cooking.
Part of staying on track is planning ahead for those days you know you will be ridiculously busy with no time to cook. Make up a specific food like chicken breasts or a recipe like soup at the start of the week and then divide it into portions so you have meals ready to grab-and-go when life gets busy.

#10. Get friends and family on board.
Eating healthy becomes a lot easier when you have the support of friends and family, so invite them to join you on this journey. Create a recipe share, have a crock pot party, take turns making meals for each other, and have weekly check-ins to hold each other accountable.

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For weight loss is liposuction is good there are any size effects, please suggest.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
For weight loss is liposuction is good there are any size effects, please suggest.
Hello, it is better to opt natural resources to reduce obeasity. * go for a brisk walk in d morning / evening at least 10 000, steps 45 mnts to restore blood circulation to nourish d whole body. * tk, 3/4 litres of water, free from conteminents to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to burn fats cell & prevent constipation. Go for meditation to reduce your stress and to nourish cell& tissues to curb fats cells. * go for either, cycling, jogging, swimming, skipping, gardening, playing badminton, dancing, regularly. * opt staircase, instead of a lift in your office. * tk, oats with green tea or, 1 slice of whole grain bread with 1 cup of cooked vegetable soup + 1 fruit (pomegranate, pear) in d breakfast. * tk, salad, fruits, sprouts in ample qty in lunch, your meal b preferably, vegetarian, high in proteins and fibre, maintains 1300-1600 calories through dietary regulation. * consume salad, fruits (not juice) whenever you feel hungry. * avoid, nicotine, coffee, alcohol, junk food, cookies, burger, pizza, butter, ghee, sitting on computer late in d night. # homoeo medicines which r administered gently, acts rapidly without any adverse effect, thereof. @ phyto berryq -10 drops, thrice, with little lukewarm water before each meal * your feedback will highly b appreciated for further follow up, please. Tk, care.
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How to gain weight by just eating vegetables by eating eggs I get boils on my face and body.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
How to gain weight by just eating vegetables by eating eggs I get boils on my face and body.
To gain weight you need to combine a balanced eating pattern with regular physical activity. You should be eating at least 6 small meals a day, rather than sticking to 3 square meals. You could divide it as 3 main meals and 3 snacks. You need to be eating every 2-3 hours. Space out snacks during the day so you don't spoil your appetite. Bread, cereal, rice, whole wheat, dalia and pasta: biscuits, and corn-bread are good sources of carbohydrates. Fruits: dried fruits, fruit nectars, and large quantities of fresh fruits vegetables: include, potatoes, peas, corn in your diet. Meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs, and nuts: beef, pork, lamb, poultry, salmon, omelets, nuts, peanut butter, kidney beans, chickpeas will help you gain weight. Include dairy products like milk, yogurt, and cheese: milk, fruited yogurts, hard cheeses, ice cream, puddings, custards, milkshakes. -nuts and seeds make a healthy option for snacks. -roasted channas and peanuts are good -peanut butter on the sandwiches are a great mid-meal choice. -you must know that cereals actually contain some healthy calories. Stay hydrated: drinking plenty of water and other fluids like juices, milk, soups etc, will work in your favour. Do not drink water before a meal and in between the meal as it may make you lose your appetite, thus calorie intake suffers. Sleep: at least 8 hours of sound sleep is a must. Since your body is actually building up muscles, while you rest. Weight gainers have long term side effects.
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I am 24 years, recently dignosed from pcos and thyroid(tsh 6. 16). Irregular menstrual cycles, weight gain(currently 63kgs), acne problem, sleep disorder. Please suggest me with natural ways to cure it and to loose weight. Thanks

CCH (Wa.,DC), BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello , you have hormonal disorders which is the cause of menstrual problems, weight gain. Proper case history followed by constitutional homeopathic treatment would be highly beneficial & it will take 1-2 yrs to completely treat you effectively. Thanks
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Hi, I am 45 year man. Gaining weight since last year and tummy is increasing. My job takes long sitting hours around 8 to 10 hours daily. Started having backache too and shoulders/arm are getting stiff. Pls help.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
You are suffering from increased lordosis in lower back which causes pressure on lumbar spine There may be problem of posture which u mentioned stiffness as a symptom n u also have a sedentary life style Take a physiotherapy assessment and guidance.
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I am having a big head what can be the problem? My head is big according to my body structure.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I am having a big head what can be the problem? My head is big according to my body structure.
Brain-to-body mass ratio, also known as the brain to body weight ratio, is the ratio of brain mass to body mass, which is hypothesised to be a rough estimate of the intelligence of an animal, although fairly inaccurate in many cases. A more complex measurement, encephalization quotient, takes into account allometric effects of widely divergent body sizes across several taxa.[1][2] The raw brain-to-body mass ratio is however simpler to come by, and is still a useful tool for comparing encephalization within species or between fairly closely related species. You are intelligent than others. Take care.
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I want a athletic physique .bt my body weight is on boundary line according to my height .my height is 5'9 nd weight is 59. Many people suggest me some supplements but I want to make it natural .so any nutritionist or any dietitian will help to achieve athletic physique .I tried many things but my weight doesn't increase .suggest me something.

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I want a athletic physique .bt my body weight is on boundary line according to my height .my height is 5'9 nd weight ...
Hello, If the diet is incorrect, no supplements might help. You should consume high protein,calcium and moderate carbohydrate diet. Do strength training and ensure you eat combination proteins at regular intervals.
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I am feeling tiredness and leg pains and unable to sleep at night time, please suggest me any medication.

MS Ayurved, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Junagadh
Dear Lybrate user its may be due to deficiency of vitamins & trace elements of body due to faulty life style and dietary habits. As its summer stated you need plant of water to avoid dehydration. Please share your details like food habit, water intake, bowel habit, sleep pattern, job nature, stress in life etc.
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My weight is not increase much as I am eating sufficient and much more in a day so what can I do for increasing my weight please give me the rply.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My weight is not increase much as I am eating sufficient and much more in a day so what can I do for increasing my we...
Hello, Gaining weight is a slow process which requires patience and dedication! It not only depends upon the amount of food you consume daily, but also about eating Sensibly, depends upon your genes, your body's proper metabolism, assimilation and absorption, the levels of stress/ tension in your life, and any underlying medical condition you have! The food what and how you eat, makes the difference! For increasing your weight, concentrate on the below points (if you don’t have any medical condition) which helps in gaining weight in a right way without harming your body. - Consume more healthy fats. Foods containing healthy fats are full of nutrients and also high in calories, making them a great option for weight gain. Foods containing plant fats should be your first option - this includes items such as nuts, seeds, peanut butter, avocados and olive oil. Foods containing healthy animals fats include lean meats and full fat dairy products - although if you have high cholesterol, you should probably stick to low-fat options. -Eat more protein. Good sources of protein include lean meat, fish and poultry, in addition to eggs, whole grains, dairy products and legumes. -Drink more calories. Try drinking a large glass of orange juice in the mornings (along with your normal breakfast). Drink a glass or two of full-cream milk throughout the day. -Have 6 small and frequent meals in a day. -Gain muscle mass. It's a good idea to continue to exercise while you attempt to gain weight the healthy way. Strength training includes working with weights and performing exercises such as squats, deadlifts, bench presses, bicep curls, crunches, chin-ups and leg curls. Just keep in mind that the more you exercise, the more calories you will need to consume to replace those you lost while working out. -Quit smoking. As it suppresses the appetite. -Stay healthy. The most important thing through the entire weight gain process is to stay healthy - eating a balanced diet and continuing to exercise throughout. -Take enough of rest and sleep for rejuvenation of the cells and tissues. -Think Positive which will help you in achieving your target of gaining weight. -Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Alfaalfa Tonic and Five Phos. Both thrice daily ½ an hour before meals for 3months. Revert.
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I am 23 years old female my thighs are so heavy so I want to reduce it so please suggest what should I do?

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
I am 23 years old female my thighs are so heavy so I want to reduce it so please suggest what should I do?
Lunch ? Salad of raw vegetables such as carrot, beet, cucumber, cabbage, tomatoes. In case you do not digest raw vegetables, either steam or boil them. Whole grain bread or whole wheat chapattis (Indian recipe) and a glass of buttermilk. It will be good to add some roasted cumin seeds, green coriander leaves, a little salt and some grated ginger in the butter milk.For more details consult me privately.
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Does drinking warm lemon water mixed with honey improves digestion system? can it help in solving acidity problems too?

P.G.Diploma in dietetics and applied nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hi there are many fads attached with certain concepts I would suggest you should only believe the specialist in that matter warm water and lemon and honey is a good concoction, but if you looking at solving your acidity problem with it, then I would say lemon calls in category of acidic ash foods you have to include alkaline based foods this will help in acidity n hence in digestibility I would suggest you to get in touch with me in private consult for the details.
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Hii sir this is ankit if I wanna reduce down my wait so what should I do for that? Please do need full.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hii sir this is ankit if I wanna reduce down my wait so what should I do for that? Please do need full.
Hello, It's good to reduce weight at right time as many problems are directly related to overweight! Go through the following guidelines and implement them in your routine: Management: 1: Drink plenty of water (at least 2-3 l/d) or other calorie-free beverages. 2: Be choosy about nighttime snacks. 3: Enjoy your favorite foods. 4: Have 6 meals per day - 3 main courses and 3 snack meals (snack meals should be healthy). 5: Do regular exercises daily (start with light and later may be little vigorous) . Exercise decreases the stress hormone in your body, burns calories and also increases the blood circulation. Preferably brisk walking, swimming, cycling, skipping. 6: Eat seasonal fruits. Fruit helps to satisfy your sweet tooth thanks to its natural sugars, while fresh vegetables help you fill up more quickly. Fruits and vegetables contain fiber to help you feel full quickly. 7: Eat more whole grains and cut simple carbs. Whole wheat bread, oatmeal, whole wheat pasta, sweet potato, and brown rice are all excellent sources of energy and sources of nutrition. 8: Choose lean proteins instead of fatty ones. 9: Cut the salt from your diet. Eating more sodium causes your body to retain water, which can cause you to feel bloated and gain more weight. 10: Don't skip meals.When you skip meals, your body stops breaking down fat and starts breaking down muscle tissue. Muscle tissue burns more calories at rest than other tissues, so you're actually working against your goals 11: Eat at home. Going out to eat makes it too easy to cheat. Food sold at restaurants is commonly much higher in fat, sodium, and other weight-loss killers. 12: Give yourself a treat now and then. If you're attending a party or going out for a special occasion, allow yourself an indulgence. Just make sure that these indulgences don't become daily habits. 13: Go for a health walk. Gear up yourself daily for a health walk which not only shed off your extra calorie, but also reduces the stress levels. 14: Take small frequent breaks for a quick walk in between as sitting for long hours together encourages the accumulation of fat in the body! Medication: Start taking Schwabe's Phytolacca Berry tablets/ thrice daily 1/2 an hr before the meals for 1 month. Thereafter revert me back for further guidance. All the best!
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My grandma is 70 years old. She is under medication for heart problem and sugar. She has also developed umbilical hernia for past 10 yrs. Now she has a big lump protruding below here umbilicus. She also feels colicky pains sometimes. She is feeling better under homeopathic and acupressure. She don't want operation. Is there any other option available like belts?

FRCOG (LONDON) (Fellow of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists), (MRCOG), MD obs and gynaecology, DGO
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My grandma is 70 years old. She is under medication for heart problem and sugar. She has also developed umbilical her...
First and foremost rule out that the bowel or intestines are not going to be stuck inside hernia and it should not create strangulated hernia which causes emergency situation and to save life operation had to be done. She can easily get operated under regional anaesthesia with an experience anaesthetist. My main concern in your grand mas case is the colicky pain which could be the sign of subacute intestinal obstruction. Get it checked by surgeon.
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I want to make my body slim. How to make a slim and fitness body, can you tell me.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
I want to make my body slim. How to make a slim and fitness body, can you tell me.
You can loose your weight by avoiding butter oil totally from your diet. Daily intake of sugar should be one tea spoon. Avoid junk food. Drink plenty of liquids. Eat plenty of salads fruits smoothy of fruits or vegetable you should take daily. Do it for one month. Call back.
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I am very very slim please me a suggestion on body gain up with fitness. Kkkkkkkk.

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
I am very very slim please me a suggestion on body gain up with fitness. Kkkkkkkk.
Clarified butter is an excellent source of saturated fat and calories, hence it can increase your body weight. Plus, clarified butter helps your body absorb more vitamins and minerals that help lubricate stiff joints and give your skin a healthy glow. 1. Mix one tablespoon of clarified butter with one tablespoon of sugar. 2. Eat this mixture twice daily, at least 30 minutes before eating your lunch and dinner. 3. Follow this routine for a month.
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I am 21 years old, during my school and higher secondary days I used to practice sex every day sometime twice now I'm in final years of graduation and do not practice sex but due to excess use of sex I feel very weak and tired every day what should I do.

pg general medicene
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
Stop practicing sex Do Pranayama meditation regularly with good diet and exercise.Take Aswagandha powder morning and evening with milk Daily twice.
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I am 6 months pregnant, while I sleep in the right side I feel pain in the space between stomach and breast? What could it be?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 6 months pregnant, while I sleep in the right side I feel pain in the space between stomach and breast? What cou...
It's better to sleep life side of your body because the uterus is in relax position and does not compress the blood vessels
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What should I take in breakfast? I have hepatic diet. So please tell me what should I do. I am not satisfied of my diet.

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician,
If you are north indian take chappathi, dal, subji onion or some vegetables. South indian idly, dosa, vada sambar, chutney, vegetables and fruits.
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Hello Doctor I want to lose weight currently I am weighting 72 age 30 height 5.4 vegetarian diet Pls suggest some useful tips To lose weight.

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
Hello Doctor
I want to lose weight currently I am weighting 72 age 30 height 5.4 vegetarian diet
Pls suggest some use...
Take high fiber low fat diet. Drink lot of water everyday. Take small and frequent meals at regular intervals of 2-3 hrs. Avoid outside food completely. Ask me privately for customized diet plan for you.
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