• What are Omega 3 fatty acids? How can I improve fatty acids intake?

    Omega 3s or Omega 3 fatty acids are integral parts of the cell membrane across several functions in the body. They impact the management of various cell receptors, and provide the initial point for making hormones for the regulation of several bodily processes. They are vital for clotting, arteri... View Post
  • The Role of Genetics in Nutrition And Absorption

    We, as humans, may all possess the same set of genes. But our environmental conditions including weather, availability of resources etc. determine which genes are prominently expressed. This not just influences our individual physical appearance but also has an effect on how we react to certain f... View Post
  • What is the Best Time to Get Vitamin D From Sun in India?

    The best time to get Vitamin D from sun in India is between 9 am and 1 PM, depending on where you are located and how much access to direct sunlight you have. It is also important to get direct sunlight on our bodies at least 4-5 times a week, as 7-dehydrocholesterol in the skin absorbs the sunsh... View Post
  • What is Vitamin B12 test for?

    A vitamin B12 test can be performed for a variety of reasons. You could require it to diagnose certain health conditions and to find the root cause of key symptoms. A change in dietary intake of Vitamin B12 can also lead some to get tested for their levels from a precautionary standpoint. You can... View Post
  • Managing a vitamin D deficiency - Symptoms, diagnosis, causes, and treatment

    Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins in the body, and is a fat soluble vitamin that the body produces after exposure to the sun (specifically through UVB photons). After consumption, through diet or Vitamin D supplements, it is converted into an active form called 25-hydroxyvitamin D [... View Post
  • Time to beat Quarantine Fatigue

    Yes, at the start of the year 2020 we welcomed COVID-19 and home quarantine into our lives, forcing everyone to stay home for weeks. To stop the spread or flatten the curve, social distancing was and is made mandatory. It began when every one of us on social media was actively promoting #stayhome #staysafe. It took us a few days to upskill ourselves into artist, writer, fitness freak, dalgona coffee expert, even a 3 ingredient Masterchef! View Post
  • A parent's take on nutritional deficiency

    A parent's biggest concern always is the health of their children. But are you sure that your child's diet is indeed a balanced one? Find out how a couple decided to take up the responsibility of providing their son with the right nourishment thus allowing the child to lead a brighter and healthier life. View Post