4 Ways to UPDATE our Diets
It is time to update. It's time to do to our diets what we do to our smartphones. Our food habits do not meet our new nutritional requirement or lifestyle. They do not support us against modern disease and in fact, most modern diseases have a direct link to the faults in our diets. In short, our diets are outdated, bloated and filled with malware. Let us see how to restructure our diet through 4 simple strategies.
The Truth about Egg Yolks
Does egg yolk contain cholesterol? Is cholesterol bad for you? We have been routinely advised to throw away egg yolks and stick to just the whites. In this video we explore the reasons behind this and why you should probably reexamine this outdated theory. My second favorite food is the Egg #eggyolk #cholesterol #diet #nutrition #healthcoach
Dosa - The bad, the good and the best
It is time to reinvent our traditional dosa. Homemade dosa, ghee dosa, masala dosa, thattudosa are all made with rice stripped of all bran. They have high glycemic index and it is the high consumption of these that lead to several of our metabolic disorders. This is why we call it the EMPTY DOSA. Here we present to you two dosa alternatives - a FULL DOSA, made with whole grains and more than a dozen pulses, and millets and a NO-GRAIN dosa that is ideal for Keto, autoimmune diets and anyone who wants a healthier alternative to our traditional dosa.
How stress derails thyroid function
Stress plays a huge role in the onset of thyroid disorders and thyroid disorders in turn causes a plethora of mental and emotional disorders. In this episode, we have our psychologist Vishnu S Kumar, and nutritionist-health coach Gouri Krishna and we discuss the need for a functional approach - to view the body as an integrated system. Addressing chronic stress and trauma effectively plays a huge role in maintaining good physical health. #stress #hypothyroidism #hyperthyroidism #diet #nutrition #psychology
The Coconut Controversy
After many decades of being wrongfully accused of serious health crimes and imprisonment, the humble coconut is finally starting to get the credit it truly deserves for it's amazing health benefits. In this episode of 'My Favorite Foods', we discuss all the controversy around coconut, it's many wonderful products including the coconut oil, and why you should include it in your daily diet.
7 tests to predict lifestyle disorders
Let us look at 7 easy tests to determine if lifestyle disorders are on our doorstep. Far too often, by the time we are diagnosed with diabetes, obesity and other metabolic disorders, the condition would have progressed unchecked for years. Through these simple body metric and blood value assessments, we can analyze the status of our metabolic health and predict the onset of these disorders
Diabetes needs a new approach
In a functional approach type 2 diabetes and other lifestyle disorders need to be addressed at their root causes. They are different for each individual and hence the treatment is also dependant on the patient. Dr Sudheer Raveendran, our physician and functional medicine expert analyze new, upcoming trends in diabetes treatment