Smart Diet Planner

Can I eat fruits all the time?

You can eat fruits anytime but only fruits as a whole meal won’t be enough as you need other nutrients too. Eating 2-3 fruits per day is sufficient & is advised by most of the dietary guidelines worldwide. For medical conditions like Diabetes and kidney disorders, guidelines will vary.

Is ghee good?

Ghee and its benefits

Yes, but in moderation. Test-tube and animal studies suggest that butyric acid in ghee may reduce inflammation and promote gut health. It’s also slightly higher in conjugated linoleic acid, a polyunsaturated fat that may help increase fat loss. But do not exceed more than 2 tsp (10 gms) per day as it is a saturated […]

Which oil is best ?

Filtered oil or cold-pressed cooking oils are best for cooking. Experts tell that filtered oil is made at low temperatures, so, they retain all the vitamins and minerals, plus fatty acid bonds do not break at high temperature to become toxic. Whereas refined oil is prepared at a much higher temperature which makes it lose […]

Is Lahori salt better than ordinary salt?

No ,it’s not better as it is not fortified with iodine unlike normal iodized salt. Govt. of India made iodisation of salt mandatory because iodine is very crucial nutrient and it required for various body functions. You can add lahori salt to salad,raita, lemon water etc. But don’t go beyond 1 tbsp salt per day […]

Is jaggery better than sugar ?

Jaggery is better than sugar but only marginally. Jaggery contains a little more micronutrients than refined sugar because of its molasses content. Molasses is a nutritious by-product of the sugar making process, which is usually removed when making refined sugar. So, while it may be slightly “healthier” to replace refined sugar with jaggery but the […]

Is low salt must for weight loss ?

No it is not but do not exceed 1 table spoon a day as an ingredient in your complete day diet. U.S. dietary guidelines recommend that we get less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day. That’s about a teaspoon of salt. According to the American Heart Association, the ideal target for most adults is […]

Is sugar bad?

No, sugar is not bad ,IF you are taking it in a limited quantity. If you limit it to 2-3 tsp per day, then it is not bad. 1 tsp is 20 calories so 2 to 3 tsp will be 60 calories only. Therefore do not replace sugar with the substitutes which can be harmful […]

What dressing can I add to my salad?

If you are having salad as a complete meal then you can add 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil or any other healthy fat (nuts or nut butter) as dressing. Otherwise prefer hung curd, lemon, vinegar, greek yogurt as dressing on your salads as they are low calorie & low sodium options making it a […]

How much should I exercise each day?

As per WHO Guidelines, Adults aged 18–64 should do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week or do at least 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week or an equivalent combination of moderate – and vigorous-intensity activity. Muscle-strengthening activities should be done 2 to 3 days a […]

Is matcha tea good?

Matcha tea is good but do not expect any magic from this! One good benefit of Matcha Green Tea is that it helps weight loss. According to research in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, drinking matcha tea increases your thermogenesis. Thermogenesis is the body’s rate of burning calories. Matcha have the potential to strengthen […]