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Mumbai, get fitter: Nutritionists reveal the truth behind diet and food myths

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In the era of Internet and information overload, we can be easily misled and misinformed. We are surrounded by myths about certain foods and more often than not we believe whatever we read without questioning it. For example, “granolas and flavoured yogurt are healthy” or “salt only increases the risk… Read more »

Can olive oil be used for frying? We debunk four myths about this wonder oil

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Whether making the heart healthy or regulating sugar levels or bringing with itself vitamins and antioxidants, olive oil is an ideal companion for all who wish to lead a healthy life. Recent studies say it can also help in preventing brain cancer and reduce cholesterol levels. But due to a lack of precise… Read more »

Four myths about olive oil busted

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Olive oil is a gift of God, especially due to the numerous health benefits it offers. It is a gold standard when it comes to edible oil. Whether making the heart healthy or regulating sugar levels or bringing with itself vitamins and antioxidants, olive oil is an ideal companion for… Read more »

Five Military Diet myths busted

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Military Diet, a three-day diet programme, helps to lose up to four to five kgs of weight within a week, say experts. But watch out for the myths. Mehar Rajput, dietician and nutritionist, FITPASS, an app for fitness enthusiasts, and Sonia Narang, dietician at New Delhi’s Sonia Narang’s Diet and… Read more »