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Deepshikha Agarwal

Deepshikha Agarwal
Deepshikha Agarwal is a Mumbai-based dietician and sports nutritionist. She writes nutrition-related columns in newspapers and conducts corporate workshops. She also teaches and conducts lectures on diet and wellness isues.

Food labels: Read between the lines

Tips to decipher what's written on a food labels... and also what's not

Carrot: a powerful natural healer

Include carrots regularly in your diet as they are an excellent source of antioxidant compounds, and are the richest vegetable source of beta-carotene

Saffron: a must-have spice for every kitchen

Saffron is not just rich in flavour and aroma but also in the benefits it offers

Cheer up

Feeling low? Here are some healthy ways to beat the blues

5 dos and don’ts for a glowing skin

The nutrients in food are powerful antioxidants that flush out free radicals and toxins from our body. While some nutrients have antibacterial effects, others improve immunity and are important in healing the damaged skin tissue.

Water retention: Pockets full of water

Sometimes, all you need to do to cure water retention is alter your diet

The many health benefits of figs

...on nutrients and health gains. Savour this yummy fruit for your own good

Onions: worth the tears

Not only do onions add flavour to our food, but they also impart numerous health benefits

Calcium: the miracle mineral

Calcium is a master element, which offers a host of health benefits including strong bones and teeth

Looking for a low-cal breakfast? Try oats

Having a bowl of oatmeal daily will provide you with more than just a warm start to your day