Profile of Rujuta Diwekar
Food education cannot be limited to carbohydrate, fat and protein. It has to be about the bigger picture.
Food is simple, till we complicate it with protein, carbs and fat. And like life, once you start complicating it, there’s no end to it.
The need of the hour is to showcase native fruits, plants and trees and educate the masses about their benefits
Everything that has been passed down to us through oral tradition is of value, at least to our health
Body weight is not an indicator of our fatness or fitness, but compliance to exercise indicates fitness.
Nutrition science is yet to develop the understanding and vocabulary to express how intelligent, climate-resilient and nutritious native meals are.
The sugar in mango is natural, exactly like the way mother nature designed it to be.
A grain that is no longer being cultivated in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh, thanks to the apple economy
“They say” mangoes are VERY fattening, but that’s because “they” can’t tell their kilojoules from their calories.
What you should be doing this summer is turning your child into a fat-burning machine. A few tips
How do we know that we are lowering our body fat levels and not just our body weight, when we drop kilos?
Have we all started believing that being fat is a crime and dieting the most suitable punishment for it?
At dawn. Never after 8pm. Always eat a “king’s breakfast”. Throw out all those faddist dictums
Sweat it out’, we are told, burn some fat. True lies.
Here’s another stab at demystifying—and yes, trashing—the ‘avoid carbs at all costs’ theory.
You read right, ghee. Ghee—clarified of impurities, strengthened with all the essential fatty acids—is a miracle worker.
It’s time to bust the myth that sweeteners help you consume less calories and lose weight.
Fat is the ‘non-working tissue’ in our body, and stomach crunches will not help you lose that big belly.
No need to give up on late night parties, great food, drinking and cards. Just be smart about it.
Adding fibre to your life without addressing problems — be they cholesterol, diabetes or reducing body fat — won’t get you anywhere
The poorer the quality of your sleep, the bigger the size of your pants.
Sitting down for more than 30 minutes at a time is fast emerging as the single biggest factor influencing metabolic syndrome
Before you bite into that mithai, stop and listen to your body
Daughters who hide and eat turn into daughters who hide and puke three or four years later, and spend a lifetime fighting with their bodies.
Weight training to bulk up and treadmill to burn fat? If that’s your fitness mantra, think again.