The K to good health – Guest Article by Dietician Shwetha Bhatia

The umbrella term vitamin K actually describes a family of fat-soluble compounds. The body has limited ability to store the vitamin and amounts are rapidly depleted without regular dietary intake. The recommended intake stands at 100 micrograms/day. Vitamin K1, also known as phylloquinone, is primarily found in green leafy vegetables. Vitamin K2, also known as menaquinone…

Sometimes working less can increase your productivity – Guest Article by Dietitian Shwetha Bhatia

Increase your #productivity: Sometimes working lesser (small beaks of idleness or being unfocused) can make you more productive. This counter intuitive link between #downtime and productivity may be due to the way our brains operate. When our brains toggle between being focused and unfocused on a task, they tend to be more efficient. General tips…

Omega-3 and mental health – Guest Article by Dietician Shwetha Bhatia

Treatment with omega-3 #polyunsaturated fatty acids (#PUFAs) may decrease symptoms of anxiety in patients with a range of conditions, including borderline personality disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder (#OCD), new research suggests. This treatment may provide a safer option than “highly addictive” #anxiolytics in some patients or for those who are not responsive to traditional anxiety…

The right time to introduce eggs in your baby’s diet – Guest Article by Dietician Shwetha Bhatia

Research shows introducing eggs into the diet significantly improved the growth of infants ages six to nine months. Eggs provide many nutrients such as choline and other growth factors that are highly bio available. With respect to allergy concerns, current research shows that the prevalence of allergies appears to be lower as early introduction (at…