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Category Archive: Blog, Good habits, Health and Nutrition, Learning

Boosting immunity in children

This is a Guest Blog contributed by Dr. Madhu Goel, Bariatric Physician, Centre for Metabolic Surgery, Nova Specialty Surgery. The change can start with eliminating all the junk food. Recent...

The Common Cold

  My adored English teacher in primary school inspired most of us in her class to become fascinated with poetry. I remember one particular poem “The Common Cold” written by A.P...

Salt comes cheap, but excess consumption can prove to be costly!

How many of us can claim to know the amount of salt we add in our cooking or the amount our family consumes in a day? How many of us know there is a daily recommended intake for salt? How many of us...

Battling Childhood Obesity

This is a Guest blog post from Dr. Ramen Goel (MBBS, MS, FICS (USA),FIAGES, FALS), a  highly trained gastro-intestinal surgeon with 20 years of experience, amongst the pioneers of bariatric surgery...

All About Allergies (part 3): Food and Drug allergy

This is part 3 of a 3-part series of blogs on allergies. Read the first blog here: http://parentedge.in/all-about-allergies-part-1/ and the second part here:...

All About Allergies (part 2): Indoor and Outdoor Allergens

This is part 2 of a 3-part series of blogs on allergies. Read the first blog here: http://parentedge.in/all-about-allergies-part-1/. In this blog, I wish to share some information on how we can...

Fats and oils – the more you know the better for you and your family!

I had written an article on fats in the Nutrition and Wellness section of ParentEdge in March 2013. This was the first article I wrote for the magazine, and I chose fat as the topic as it is...

All About Allergies (part 1)

It has been my lot to demytholize some concepts that many people have. Until few years ago people would give me a quizzical look when I told them that I was a daughter of an allergy specialist. It...

Monitor the junk in your child’s diet!

I am often asked by children including my daughter why is this food called junk? While I was still debating whether I need to write a blog on junk food and its implications, as a lot has been said...

The Power of Breakfast

With the setting in of the ‘back to school’ routine, I decided this will be a good time to write about the ‘power of breakfast’.  In my interaction with children I have noticed that many are...