Friday, 31 July 2015

World Breastfeeding week 1st aug to 7th aug

 World Breastfeeding week 1st aug to 7th aug



World Breastfeeding week takes place in the first week of August each year.  It is celebrated in more than 170 countries worldwide, and this can only keep growing!


Breastfeeding is essential for your baby.   Why?   It provides a child with all the anitbodies and nutrients she or he needs to stop from getting ill in the future.

 This year's theme is 'Breastfeeding and Work - Let's Make it Work'  It's all about looking back at the 1993 World Breastfeeding Week campaign - lot's has been achieved since the Mother-Friendly Workplace Initiative - but there's also work to be done to highlight the importance of the promotion and support of breastfeeding.
Great work is carried out by Breastfeeding Peer Counsellors in helping mothers to continue breastfeeding. 

Peer Counsellors can be anyone from the community who have been trained to help and support mothers.  They can answer questions and deal with any issues that mothers may have.  Breastfeeding supporters are encouraged to be trained as Peer Counsellors to help spread the word and increase and support the number of breastfeeding mothers. 


If you're a mother, or an excited mum-to-be, make sure you breastfeed your baby.  It will mean you've protected them as best as you know you can.
Mrs Shilpa Mittal
Nutritionist and Diet Consultant
Founder Shilpsnutrilife - Diet and lifestylemakeover

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Don’t Break the Habit !

Don’t Break the Habit ! 

The easiest way to keep things going is simply not to stop. Avoid long breaks in exercising or rebuilding the habit will take some effort. Even people who consistently stick to an effective health and fitness routine can sometimes fall out of the exercise habit from time to time. Getting back on track can be challenging so, don’t drop it at the first sign of trouble.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Healthy Indianise burger

Healthy Indianise burger
A burger with a twist, made of bottle gourd, capsicum,carrot. It is an easy way of making your kids eat this veges.
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Ingredients
Bun (pav) -4
Mayonise- 1tbsp
Green chutney -1tbsp


For pattice
Grated dudhi (lauki) – 1 cup
Capsicum (finely chopped ) – ½ cup
Carrot  (grated )- ½ cup
Potato (boiled) -1
Onion (grated) – 1
Panner (grated) – 2 tbs
Gram flour – 2 tbs
Bread crumbs
Garam masala – ½ tsp
Chilly powder -1 tbs
Ginger garlic paste- 1tbsp
Garlic chopped – 1tbsp
Salt
Oil

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For garnishing
Cucumber,  tomato, onion sliced and til (sesame seeds )


Method :
-Heat oil in a pan, add ginger chilli paste saute a little, add garlic, onion ,lauki, carrot  and capsicum saute till partially cooked.
-Add chili powder , salt , garam masala and sauté well.
-Add smashed potato and panner , mix well.
-Now sprinkle gram flour and mix well.
- Add bread crumbs
Make into small round shaped patties , roast on a non stick pan.


To make a burger
Take a bun cut from middle apply a little green chutney and Mayonise. Place a pattice, few slices of cucumber, tomato and onion. Heat on a tawa for a few minutes. Sprinkle a few til seeds on top.

Burger is ready to serve.
Serve with tomato sauce / ketchup and green chutney.



Mrs Shilpa Mittal
Nutritionist and Diet Consultant
Founder Shilpsnutrilife - Diet and lifestylemakeover

Sunday, 12 July 2015

Consult a professional if your child is overweight

 Consult a professional if your child is overweight


Is it right to put your child who may or may not be not ''technically'' overweight on a diet! because you think so...example just because his/her tummy isn't perfectly flat.

If you want to help her/him self-esteem, let her know how beautiful she is just the way she is. I think giving her healthy choices for her food and encouraging a healthy amount of exercise is fine, but please don't restrict her healthy fat or calories according to what you think is right! In my opinion, you will do far more damage than good if you encourage her to do this.

Also since many of the clients want fast results they constantly ask me "Can medication help my child lose weight?"

None of the new medicines to treat obesity are approved for children or adolescents to use. They may affect your child’s growth and development, and the risk of dangerous complications is far greater than any benefit they might have.

By far the best approach is helping your whole family—including your child—change their behavior. Obesity is not just your child’s problem. It is a problem that the whole family must be involved in solving. Your child lives within your family environment.

Obesity develops over time and cannot be solved overnight. Remember that this is not an emergency. Do not expect dramatic change. That is unrealistic.

The best way to have a healthy weight is prevention. Be sure your family has healthy habits from the beginning, and prevent yourself and your children from becoming overweight. It is much easier to maintain a healthy weight than it is to lose weight.


A diet for an overweight or obese kid needs to be planned intelligently wherein his or her growth needs aren't compromised. Please do not force your diet plans on them
Mrs Shilpa Mittal Nutritionist and Diet Consultant Founder Shilpsnutrilife - Diet and lifestylemakeover

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Is it right to put your obese child on the so called diet...

Is it right to put your obese child on the so called diet...

A diet for an overweight or obese kid needs to be planned intelligently wherein his or her growth needs aren't compromised. Please do not force your diet plans on them.

Obesity is not just your child’s problem.  It is a problem that the whole family must be involved in solving.  Your child lives within your family environment.
Chances are, someone else in your family has also struggled with weight or experienced obesity.  They may be able to offer valuable help and support in developing realistic goals for your child.

As a family try to think of problems that you have solved successfully.  This will help you stay positive, and look for other areas that are opportunities for change.

Friday, 3 July 2015

Chocolate milkshake and calcium

Chocolate milkshake and calcium

Are your kids fussy about drinking milk……..so you add chocolate based powders and syrup to make it yummy right! .…….chocolate based product hinder calcium absorption to some extent due to oxalic acid and also caffeine tends to promote calcium excretion in urine so try to add fruits, make a milkshake, you can also add rose syrup, kesar pista, vanilla flavours……try it......think over its upto you which taste you want them to get use to.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Wellness or illness

Wellness or illness

It's all in your hands, you can choose to subsidize your illness or invest in wellness.

If illness then go ahead and look for subsidises for the same and get instant results and if wellness then you need to invest  now to reap the benefits long term.

Think and make healthy choice.

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