K-POP DIETS

From a nutritional stand point, travel is a fantastic way to introduce variation in your diet and even local trips could mean another way of looking at your boring old bhaji. But it sometimes also opens up access to a world that makes no nutritional sense. on any type of trip to anywhere,we can notice  madness over the “K-P0P DIETS”, – the diets followed by korean pop stars,madness being the operative word. PAPER CUP- Popularised by the k-pop group nine muses,the paper cut diet is one where all meals have to fit within three paper cups (˘the disposable kind you use for drinking water).while you can fill them with whatever you want to eat, and while this does promote the concept of protion control,there is good portion control and bad portion control.and this is definitely not good. Apart from making starvation or malnutrition into a high art form, this diet is guaranteed to encourage binge eating at its best and eating disorders at its worst. MORNING BANANA DIET- Also called the asa-banana diet, this is associated with k-pop idol seo-in-young and has gone viral in japan,south korea and taiwan. This diet asks us to eat one or two bananas with room temperature water for breakfast , anything you like for lunch and dinner with,may be, another banana in between. Other k-pop diets include incredibly dangerous liquid diets or eating only certain foods like sweet potatoes,chicken breasts and boiled eggs as followed by almost everyone,where people have reported to have been crying from hunger. While these are just some of the latest fads on offer, which provides us with rapid weight loss.     

Nutrition- Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer,

rise in cancers, but scientists say more research is needed Findings suggest increased consumption of ultra-processed foods tied to Ultra-processed foods can include noodles, ready meals, cakes and confectionery which contain additives, preservatives, flavourings and colourings – and often high levels of sugar, fat and salt. Photograph: Premier Foods/PA “Ultra-processed” foods, made in factories with ingredients unknown to the domestic kitchen, may be linked to cancer, according to a large and groundbreaking study. Ultra-processed foods include pot noodles, shelf-stable ready meals, cakes and confectionery which contain long lists of additives,…

7 Secrets of Yogic Nutrition

  Ever wondered what is so special about the way yogis eat? Here’s revealing some of the top secrets of yogis that can help attain a balance between the mind, body and soul. An alkaline start- There is a build-up of toxins and acids in our bodies overnight; hence a ritual of lemon water on an empty stomach is very dear to yoga. It is extremely alkaline, detoxifies and wakes up all the organs much better than coffee does. Sattvic eating- In ancient texts, there is no mention of cabs,…

Community Health and Nutrition

These two terms cannot really be defined separately since problems of nutrition and health co-exist in the community, where one influences the other. Therefore, general awareness has been provided by an elaboration of the concept of community nutrition. Community health- Community health is concerned with the health problems of population groups lead inevitably to a broad range of interests, i.e., from the cause, prevention and control of diseases, nutritional or otherwise. Thus community health includes both identification of nutritional health and health problems and causes and prevention as well as…

Childhood Obesity Doesn’t Look Good But Mom Recommends.

It cannot be denied that childhood obesity is on the rise. Chew on the following statistics – Somewhere between 5.74 % and 8.82 % of schoolchildren in Indian are obese. In urban south India, 21.4 % boys and 18.5 % girls aged 13-18 are either over-weight or obese. Worldwide , in the year 2000, the International obesity task force(IOTF) , declared about 10% of children aged 5-17 (about 155 million), were overweight , out of which 2 to 3% (30-45 million) , were obese.   Among the reasons for childhood…