Neha Chandna

Neha Chandna

(Speciality: Diet)

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Neha Chandna is a well-known dietician and nutritionist.

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Healthy Eid recipe: Peppery chicken July 29, 2014 at 2:40 pm Meat and Eid celebrations go hand-in-hand, but refrain from eating meats loaded with extra fat and calories. Instead, try this boneless peppery chicken that tastes just as great and is still diet-friendly. Here's the recipe.  Ingredients 100g chicken, boneless 1 onion, chopped 1 tomato, …
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Healthy Eid recipe: Fruit custard July 29, 2014 at 2:32 pm Celebrate Eid with this fruity dessert that doesn't just taste great, but also packs an impressive amount of energy. You can include seasonal fruits that are easily available and fresh. Here is the recipe.  Ingredients ½ cup chopped mixed fruits (apple, banana, grapes, etc.) 3-4 almonds, …
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Healthy Eid recipe: Oats and carrot kheer July 29, 2014 at 12:24 pm Eid celebrations are certainly incomplete without desserts, but  healthy version of kheer could be a good alternative for anyone who is weight conscious or simply interested in eating healthy. It has the goodness and fibre of oats and a mix of dry fruits that will provide energy to your body. …
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Healthy weight loss recipe: Dalia salad June 26, 2014 at 11:35 am Dalia or bulgur is quite popular in India and is usually given to kids in the form of porridge. But adults shouldn't miss out on this healthy ingredient as it is high in fibre, low in fat, diabetic-friendly and also suitable for people who want to lose weight. But instead of eating plain porridge, …
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Healthy recipe: Chicken with veggies and quinoa June 9, 2014 at 6:51 pm Looking for a tasty meal to replace plain dal-rice? Try this chicken and quinoa dish. The quinoa substitutes for the rice and the chicken and veggies for the dal. This dish is diabetic-friendly, it is also high in protein and low in fat. It is also full of fibre and is good for someone who is …
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Healthy vegetarian recipe: Tandoori tofu May 26, 2014 at 1:15 pm Tofu which is made from curdled soybean milk is a nutritious ingredient. It is a great source of protein for vegetarians and a good substitute for paneer as well for vegans. Not to forget, it is low in carbs, diabetic-friendly and has zero cholesterol. Tofu is also an excellent source of iron …
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6 supplements for athletes to enhance their performance January 31, 2014 at 8:45 am People who play sports need special nutrition to perform to their optimal level. Many sports enthusiasts depend on artificial supplements to enhance performance but are ignorant of what good food can actually do to their body. The main focus needs to be a good, balanced diet as per the sport they …
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Are vitamin supplements necessary? December 10, 2013 at 6:03 pm Ramesh started popping vitamin pills after watching a TV commercial. He was convinced that they were good for his health and helped him be more energetic throughout the day. He did not bother checking with a doctor before starting a course. Is Ramesh right about these pills? Do they really help in …
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My child does not drink plain milk. What do I do? (Diet query of the day) November 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm My kid does not like drinking plain milk. How can I make him drink it? What can I add which is good for health. I am not sure if flavoured syrups are good. Is there any other option apart from the health drinks available in the market? Answered by nutritionist Neha Chandna. Making kids drink milk …
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Dal or lentils – packing a healthy punch November 21, 2013 at 10:36 am Dal or lentil is a staple food of India and most Indian vegans and vegetarians get their protein from it. We are blessed with a variety of dals and pulses which add a distinct taste to our diets. While they form an essential part of our meals, each one of them have their distinct health benefits. …
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Expert diet and exercise tips to manage diabetes (World Diabetes Day 2013) November 14, 2013 at 12:12 pm November 14 is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes does not mean the end of a good life. It just means that it is time to change your lifestyle for the better. Though diabetes is a rising health concern for most Indians today, but if taken good care of, one can live a normal life as before. Here are some …
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The omega-3 controversy – can it cause cancer? October 24, 2013 at 6:27 pm Recently, a study was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute linking omega-3 fatty acids to a high risk of prostate cancer. Omega-3 fatty acids are usually found in fish, flaxseeds, etc and are considered good for health especially the heart as they lower cholesterol levels. …
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Look perfect on your wedding with these 7 weight loss tips October 8, 2013 at 11:03 am Most women dream of having the perfect wedding where all eyes are on them and they look nothing less than a princess. In order to attain this, they fret and opt for extreme dieting or unhealthy ways to lose weight and spoil their health in the long run. But if you plan in advance and follow a …
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Getting married? Here’s a sample weight loss diet plan for brides-to-be October 7, 2013 at 4:33 pm Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life and you certainly want to look your best which needs timely preparation. Nutritionist Neha Chandna shares a sample meal plan to help you shed a few kilos in a healthy way. Instead of crash dieting and starving yourself, lose weight in a …
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