Importance of Proteins : The Protein Week

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The Protein week by IDA and PFNDAIRecently I got a chance to attend an event which aimed to create an awareness on the Importance of Protein for the development. It laid special emphasis on the protein requirements of a pregnant women, growing child and even we adults. This made such an impact that I’m attuned to share a series of posts stating the “Protein importance” and why we need to change our dietary patterns to have a healthy body in coming weeks.

Reason to announce,

“The Protein week” by IDA (Indian Dietetic Association) supported by Protein Foods Nutrition Development Association of India (PFNDAI) was :

  • Observance
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Food Art : Easy way to make kids eat!

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Fascinating Food art!

Food art : Easy way to let kids eat nutritional food

Kids hate eating food especially those green veggies, isn’t it? And we parents being creative, try to woo our kids by hook or crook to get their hands on healthy meals. It is a constant fight of every household I see. Further, my lil one had started his play school recently few months back. So I wanted to make something really interesting for him after a tiring school time (now Summer camps) to let him know my happiness to see him back. And that’s when one day I planned to go compelling with the nutritious foods Continue Reading

Mango Panna – Refreshing Mango Drink!

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Its summer & the world is relishing Mango’s and so are the kids! So here comes a really yummy “My Mom’s Mango Panna recipe”, a bracing drink to keep the summer heat away:).

Benefits of Mango Panna:

Its not just a yummy and refreshing drink in itself, but it also has the properties to beat the summer heat! It prevents loss of basic salts [sodium chloride] and iron due to sweating in summers. Apart from being a rich source of vitamin B & C, it is also great for intake while having gastrointestinal disorders.

Mango Panna - Mango Summer Drink

Ingredients & Quantity for Mango

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Watermelon Smoothie recipe

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Refreshing watermelon smoothie

Hey Friends, looking out for some invigorating drink this summer for self & kids? Why not get some seasonal juicy fruits on the task of revitalizing in the summer sun? Sharing a Watermelon Smoothie recipe directly out of my refrigerator as my kid sips it relishing the fragrance & freshness of it!

Ingredients :

Preparation : 4 glasses of Smoothie

  1. Chilled cubes of watermelon (removing the seeds) – One full medium sized watermelon
  2. Strawberry crush or fresh strawberries – Crush – 4spoon / equivalent sweet strawberries crushed
  3. Sugar (Only if the watermelon is not sweet enough) – 1spoon
  4. Lime Juice
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8 Tips for consistent night sleep for Children -Sleep Guide III

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Sleep…Zzzzzzz……! Here I come to help toddlers/kids sleep through night! How to get a restless toddler to sleep? How to put a child to sleep fast? What foods may help toddler sleep? How to get consistent night sleep for Children?

The world is buzzing, searching for the answers to make these sweethearts have a good sleep. While we are searching, the answer lies within us, within our boundaries only. It comes as a matter of “awareness” to ensure peaceful nights both for parents & children. My I, II & III Sleep guides on Helping kids inducing good sleep can be Continue Reading

16 foods inducing child sleep better at night – Sleep Guide II

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What foods could help baby better sleep at night? Can foods help children get better sleep? What are the vegan Foods inducing child sleep? Yes moms & dads, an answer to all these queries lies directly below.

To know the Impact of lack of sleep in children, get right here!

Foods inducing child sleep

Sleepy baby
Calm sleep

The pains are heard all round the world, when toddlers or preschoolers don’t have proper nap time. That not just infuriates tired parents but have a great impact on the growing child as well. Apart from less sleep being a prominent reason Continue Reading

Effect of Lack of sleep in Children – Sleep Guide I

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Have you ever thought as to why children need more sleep? Why should we allow them to have a peaceful & comfortable sleep? What can be the effect of lack of sleep in toddlers & kids?

If not, this article is for you. Whether or not your kid sleeps properly, this article is a must read for all since it raises your awareness and you could easily relate your child’s behaviour. From birth till adolescence, the quantum of sleep  a child needs varies significantly and has various impact on the developing personality.

Sharing an Infograph by sleep foundation, reflecting Continue Reading