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Recipe of the week: Palak/Spinach Chicken

Preparation Time–15 minutes; Cooking Time- 25 minutes; Serves- 1; Ingredients: Chicken- 70 grams; Palak/Spinach- 50 grams ; Green Chilies – 2; Ginger garlic paste- 3 teaspoon; Chopped medium onion- 1; > Chopped medium tomatoes- 1/4 cup; Oil- 2 teaspoon; Dhania/Coriander powder- ½ teaspoon; Garam masala powder- ½ teaspoon; > Chili powder- ¼ teaspoon; Salt- as […]

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Why HbA1c test is vital for people with diabetes

Why HbA1c is important? People who manage to keep their HbA1c level in the normal range can delay or prevent some of the long-term health complications that diabetes may lead to. A mere 1 % point reduction in HbA1C levels reduces the risk of: • Deaths due to diabetes by 21% • Heart attacks by […]

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Recipe of the week: Steamed Fish in a Banana Leaf

Cuisine: Indian; Yield/Serves: 60 gms (1 piece); Ingredients Pomfret or any kind of fatty fish – 325 gms (1 medium), Banana leaf- 1 big, Coriander leaves- (1 bunch), Coconut- 10 gms (coconut grated), Green chillies- 4, Mint leaves- ½ bunch, Oil- 15 ml (1 tbsp), Vinegar- 45 ml, Salt- as required, Lemon- 2, Weight of […]

Diabetes Check up

You can manage your health with coaching

Staying fit and healthy in a busy corporate life is difficult but not impossible. You need to maintain a healthy lifestyle that will keep you away from diseases and will also help you live a longer & healthier life. Though healthcare providers have up to date information about their patients, they usually take time to […]

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Recipe of the week: Prawn Curry

Serves: 1; Ingredients, 60gm prawn, 1 small onion (finely chopped), 1 small tomato (finely chopped), 1/2 tsp roasted coriander seeds, 1/8 tsp roasted cumin seeds, 5-6 roasted peppercorns, 1/8tsp roasted methi seeds (optional for paneer), 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, tamarind (small piece), 5 garlic pearls (with skin), 1/4 inch ginger (optional), 1/4 inch coconut, salt […]

Ramadan

Manage your Diabetes during the holy month of Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan, people across the globe observe the spiritual practice of abstaining from food and water from dawn till dusk. Fasting can be a beneficial practice for healthy people, but may be risky for people with diabetes. Fasting is obligatory only for healthy adults. Islamic scholars very clearly ordain that people […]

Radish & Fenugreek Paratha

Recipe of the week: Radish & Fenugreek Paratha

Cuisine: Indian; Yield/Serves: 4 parathas; Ingredients 1 medium sized radish grated (mooli), 1 cup whole wheat flour (atta), plus extra for dusting, ½ tea spoon ground fenugreek seeds (methi dana), Salt to taste, ¼ cup chopped fresh fenugreek leaves (methi), ½ tea spoon red chili powder, Pinch of asafetida, ½ teaspoon crushed carom seeds (ajwain), […]

Raw Papaya Kofta

Recipe of the week: Raw Papaya Kofta

Cuisine: Indian; Ingredients Raw papaya – 50gms, Besan – 10gm
s, Garlic cloves – 8 to 10, Onion – 1 (medium), Garam masala – 1/2 tsp, Salt to taste, Cumin seeds(jeera) – ½ tsp, Red chilli – 1, Oil – 2 tsp, Asafoetida(heeng) -1 pinch, Tomato puree-1 tsp, Coriander leaves for garnishing, Turmeric powder(haldi) – ¼ […]

Extreme summer heat

Extreme summer heat poses greater health risks to people with diabetes

TIPS TO KEEP YOU COOL THIS SUMMER Summer is here and so is vaccation time. To make sure you enjoy both, we can help you stay healthy, hydrated and in control of your diabetes with the following tips: Prevent Dehydration: Both high blood sugar and hot weather can cause you to lose body fluids. You […]

Baked chicken in Tomato Salsa

Recipe of the week: Baked chicken in Tomato Salsa

Cuisine: Italian; Serves: 3; Ingredients 1 cup boiled chicken (100), 1 tablespoon tomato puree (15 ml), 1 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun), 2 tsp olive oil, 1 chopped onion, 2-chopped tomatoes, Corn -1tsp(cooked), Olives-2-3 numbers (optional), Cheese-1tsp, Spinach – 1tsp (optional), 1 tsp dried mixed herbs (oregano, basil, and thyme), Salt and black pepper powder to […]