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Weight Loss & Nutrition Myths -2

Myth: Nuts should be avoided during weight loss.

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Fact: Nuts are good sources of Protein, Dietary Fiber,

Magnesium, Copper & also have Good Cholesterol & Low Glycemic Index which lower risk of Heart diseases. Must be consumed in moderate quantity.



Myth: Dairy products are fattening & not healthy.

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Fact: Low fat dairy products are good sources of protein which help build muscle & ensure all organs function well, they also contain Calcium & Vitamin-D required to strengthen bones.



Mushrooms are fungi, but categorized in the vegetable category. Mushrooms are good sources of many nutrients.

Contains important minerals:



  • Selenium antioxidant to protect body cells from damage and other diseases of aging.

  • Copper which helps make red blood cells,

  • Potassium helps in the maintenance of normal fluid and mineral balance thus controlling blood pressure.

Healthy Snack Bars- Til ki Gajak

Til ki Gajak       


 Apart from a distinct and pleasant taste, til and gur are high on nutritional values as well.


  • Half a cup of sesame seeds contains appox. 3 times more calcium than equivalent quantity of whole milk.
  • Til is one of the richest sources of iron in Indian vegetarian cooking.
  • Also contain dietary copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, zinc, vitamin B1, vitamin, E, protein, and fiber.
  • Til contain sesamin and sesamolin- lower and prevent high blood pressure.
  • Helps in protecting the liver against oxidative damage.
  • Gur or jaggery contains 10 times more iron as compared to spinach.
  • Healthier than refined sugar as it contains several vitamins and minerals
  • Helps to cure cough, migraine, cold, asthma, fatigue and indigestion.

 Raspberries Benefits

Packed with antioxidants and cancer-fighting phytochemicals such as anthocyanins, pelargonidins, gallic acid, cyanidins, coumaric, catechins, kaempferols, ellagic acid, ferulic acid and salicylic acid. It is also a rich source of Vitamin C, manganese, magnesium, potassium, vitamin B complex, folic acid, copper, iron and dietary fiber.   




  • Depression: rich source of Vitamin B and folic acid which give mood an instant lift and reduce depression.
  • Medicinal properties– Helps in controlling cholesterol, Uric acid, insomnia , Constipation & urinary tract infections
  • Weight loss: Manganese and fibre presence increase basal metabolic rate and reduce weight
  • Enhances fertility– Vitamin C and magnesium enhance fertility and reduce the risk of miscarriage.
  • Skin : The antioxidants Anthocyanins stimulate collagen production thus giving you a beautiful complexion.
  • Anthocyanins also helps fight against fungi and bacteria.