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Rujuta Diwekar

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Soil To Soul: Combating Hidden Hunger

Soil To Soul: Combating Hidden Hunger

Sep 21, 2016

Food education cannot be limited to carbohydrate, fat and protein. It has to be about the bigger picture.

The 21st Century Tapasya

The 21st Century Tapasya

Aug 04, 2016

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.

Beating Our Own Drums

Beating Our Own Drums

Jul 14, 2016

The need of the hour is to showcase native fruits, plants and trees and educate the masses about their benefits

Yoga For Today And Everyday

Yoga For Today And Everyday

Jun 16, 2016

Everything that has been passed down to us through oral tradition is of value, at least to our health

Just Run For Your Lives

Just Run For Your Lives

May 26, 2016

Body weight is not an indicator of our fatness or fitness, but compliance to exercise indicates fitness.

Why The Weight-Loss Industry Won’t Understand

Why The Weight-Loss Industry Won’t Understand

May 06, 2016

Nutrition science is yet to dev­elop the understanding and vocabulary to express how intelligent, climate-resilient and nutritious native meals are.

Grab Mangoes—They Are Forever

Grab Mangoes—They Are Forever

Apr 21, 2016

The sugar in mango is natural, exactly like the way mother nature designed it to be.

Elegy For Godhra, The Lost Winter Grain

Elegy For Godhra, The Lost Winter Grain

Mar 17, 2016

A grain that is no longer being cultivated in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh, thanks to the apple economy

Eat What’s In Season

Eat What’s In Season

May 15, 2010

“They say” mangoes are VERY fattening, but that’s because “they” can’t tell their kilojoules from their calories.

Holiday Lite

Holiday Lite

May 29, 2010

What you should be doing this summer is turning your child into a fat-burning machine. A few tips

Fat Loss, Not Weight Loss

Fat Loss, Not Weight Loss

Jun 12, 2010

How do we know that we are lowering our body fat levels and not just our body weight, when we drop kilos?

Allegro Con Brio

Allegro Con Brio

Jun 26, 2010

Have we all started believing that being fat is a crime and dieting the most suitable punishment for it?

The Right Time

The Right Time

Jul 10, 2010

At dawn. Never after 8pm. Always eat a “king’s breakfast”. Throw out all those faddist dictums

Right Foot Forward

Right Foot Forward

Jul 24, 2010

Sweat it out’, we are told, burn some fat. True lies.

Carbs: Friends, Not Enemies

Carbs: Friends, Not Enemies

Aug 07, 2010

Here’s another stab at demystifying—and yes, trashing—the ‘avoid carbs at all costs’ theory.

In Praise Of Ghee

In Praise Of Ghee

Aug 28, 2010

You read right, ghee. Ghee—clarified of impurities, strengthened with all the essential fatty acids—is a miracle worker.

Sweet Nothings

Sweet Nothings

Sep 11, 2010

It’s time to bust the myth that sweeteners help you consume less calories and lose weight.

A Final Ab-Solution For All

A Final Ab-Solution For All

Sep 25, 2010

Fat is the ‘non-working tissue’ in our body, and stomach crunches will not help you lose that big belly.

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

Oct 09, 2010

No need to give up on late night parties, great food, drinking and cards. Just be smart about it.

Don’t Be Fibre-Fooled

Don’t Be Fibre-Fooled

Oct 30, 2010

Adding fibre to your life without addressing problems — be they cholesterol, diabetes or reducing body fat — won’t get you anywhere

Don’t Forget To Sleep

Don’t Forget To Sleep

Nov 13, 2010

The poorer the quality of your sleep, the bigger the size of your pants.

Don’t Just Sit Around

Don’t Just Sit Around

Nov 27, 2010

Sitting down for more than 30 minutes at a time is fast emerging as the single biggest factor influencing metabolic syndrome

Watch And Weight

Watch And Weight

Dec 04, 2010

Before you bite into that mithai, stop and listen to your body

Don’t Eat Your Hearts Out!

Don’t Eat Your Hearts Out!

Dec 11, 2010

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 And Watch

Weight And Watch

Jan 08, 2011

Weight training to bulk up and treadmill to burn fat? If that’s your fitness mantra, think again.

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