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Category Archive: Blog, Health and Nutrition

Do you know how to read nutrition labels?

I spoke to a group of parents and children on how to read nutrition labels this weekend and decided it will be good to blog about this for a larger audience.  From my experience, even among the...

Eating, á la française

Last year was really the year of the French parent, with a host of books being published on why the French make the best parents. And having lived in France for five years, I must admit that French...

Eating Healthy During Summer Holidays

Summer is here. Children are excited about their break, travel plans, and of course the freedom from routine. Even until a decade ago, children spent most of their time playing outside during the...

Holi-Day Concerns

Who doesn’t love Holi? The gaiety, the fun and pranks make it the favorite festival of kids and elders alike. For the kids its just heaven- you get drenched and soiled to your hearts content...

Why is IRON important for children?

Though I believe in a balanced diet, there are times when we need to focus on specific nutrients as their deficiency can be a cause of concern. With exam fever in the air, I decided to write about...

The power of family meals

 This blog has been contributed by Meera Srinivasan, our resident expert on health and nutrition. Being a nutritionist I have always paid attention to what my family eats. But until recently, I was...