Diet During Childhood
Dietary plan specific to the needs of children according to their age and activity and medical condition the nutrition knowledge of parents incorporated into meal planning is important to inculcate positive attitude towards food. It is our endeavour to inculcate healthy eating habits in children and to each parents about healthy recipes incorporating healthy foods which make it easier to follow the diet plans.
Diet during Pregnancy
Get nutrition during pregnancy and enough of it, is very important for your baby to grow and develop. Although nausea and vomiting during first few months of pregnancy can make this difficult, try to eat a well balanced diet and take prenatal vitamins.
Ten best food to eat during pregnancy
- Sweet potatoes
- Popcorns and other whole grains
- Dark green, leafy vegetables
- Lean meats
- Colorful fruits and veggies
Pregnancy is the period when the nutritional requirement of a woman is at its peak. The diet of mother determines the long term nutritional status of the child and also the mother post delivery.
Weekly diet plans are formulated from 1st trimester to 3rd trimester. Keeping in mind the developmental stages and nutritional requirement of foetus and preparation of the women’s body for lactation.
Diet for Weight Gain
Weight gain does not mean gaining body fat which will have adverse impact on your health
Eating that which promotes the growth of lean muscle mass.
- Eat every 2-3 hours and within 30 minutes after a workout.
- Add 2 Tbsp peanut butter to item like toast, waffles, crackers, biscuits, etc.
- Add potato and cheese to meals.
- Add yogurt, ice-cream.
- Add walnut, peanut to duly snacks.
- Take protein shake once or twice daily in full cream milk.
- 100% fruit juice with meal.
- Eat snacks 7 days a week before going to bed.
Diet for Weight Loss
The ideal weight loss programme should stimulate fat loss and help your body hold on to as much as muscles possible.
- Eat a minimum of 3-4 cups of fresh vegetables daily. Cut out sugar from your diet completely. This means saying good bye to soft drinks, chocolates, ice-creams, jams, sauces and sugar-laden pastries.
- Eat whole-wheat bread instead of white read. Cutting out white bread means cutting out everything made from white flour. Be it pizza, pasta, pastries or naan. Make whole wheat bread, chapattis and brown rice a way of life. Snack on whole wheat crackers or bran biscuits instead of biscuits made from refined flour.
- Eat at least three meals a day. Do not skip a meal.
- Switch to cow milk instead of whole milk.
- Drink plenty of water as it eliminates the toxins and keep the system clear.
- Limit your fat intake to 2-3 teaspoon a day.
- Eat 2-3 fruits a day.
- Intake of painkillers, antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medicine, steroids or tonic etc. can slow down your weight loss as these medications cause water retention and also stimulate your appetite.