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Dietician @ Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

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Dietician @ Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,New Delhi

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Worked as guest faculty in worldwide aviation as Voice accent Modulator. ,New Delhi

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Worked as Personality Development Trainer in Jetking. , New Delhi

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2 Year Experience as Soft-Skill Trainer In BSL Jammu , Jammu

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Event Manager for placement @ The Cadss, New Delhi

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Ministry of Science Technology

Innovation in science pursuit for inspired research.

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Got certificates in flower arrangement competition.

Ministry of Food processing Industries.

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National Martial Arts Championship 2011

Participated in 8th National Martial Arts Championship 2011.

7 seas International Education

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Interesting Questions answered by the most competent Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

I,Dietitian Sharanjeet Kour Sodhi,Head Consultant Dietitian from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital's Venture Reach Out want to share that We had our Symposium recently,in which we had panel discussions of several Department Heads from the hospital.So,sharing the Panel Discussion round from Gynaecology and Obstetrics Sciences.

DOCTORS IN PANEL
Dr.Chandra Mansukhani (Senior Consultant Gynae & Obs. , Sir Ganga Ram Hospital)
Dr.Punita Bhardwaj (Laproscopic Gynaecologist,Sir Ganga Ram Hospital)



Question 1

 What are the nutritional requirement post delivery and post-Caesarian section?



All family members ask questions separately about the patient’s diet and there are several myths.  The mother needs an adequate diet in order to give proper nutrition to the child and for the child’s growth.
The diet should be tailored depending on a few factors
The mother’s age- whether young or over 35 years of age. The diet should be rich in protein, minerals and vitamins to overcome the stress of the delivery.  The diet should give healing power to the mother. The diet should be adequate for breastfeeding.
Weight gain during pregnancy – if weight gain is excessive or less. In excessive weight, calories and fat restriction are advised and more protein added.
The number of babies delivered- if twins have been delivered, more protein and double the amount of
protein. Small frequent nutritious meals can be given.
Additional requirement for breastfeeding – 500 extra calories to be added.

Question 2

Some mothers are on long-term medication, supplements or drugs.  Does this affect breastfeeding the neonate?


Any long-term medication will be present in the milk by passive diffusion. This depends on the amount of the drug in the mother’s blood, the ionization and the lipid solubility. Very small amounts are secreted in the mother’s milk and the baby is not harmed. Common medicines like antibiotics, painkillers are secreted in minimal amounts and the baby can be breastfed. If the mother is on medication for chronic conditions the baby should first be breastfed and then the medication is taken.

Question 3

What are the drugs contraindicated in breastfeeding?

Amiodarone, cancer drugs, gold salts, iodine-containing medication, retinoids should be avoided completely in mothers who are breastfeeding.

Question 4

What is the quantity and level of lactation sufficient for the baby?


Ideally, purely breastfed babies should draw 150ml/kg body wt/day. If the baby sleeps for more than 1 to 2 hours, after a feed, in the initial 3 to 4 months, then the feed is sufficient.
Doctors suggest that the entire areola should be put in the baby’s mouth while sucking not only the nipple as it is just a passage.  The lactiferous ducts are in the areola. If only the nipple is sucked, it may lead to painful cracks and subsequently non-lactation.

Question 5

What should the frequency of feeding be?


The feed should be either demand or two hourly initially.
We have a good support system in Indian families.
There are certain important aspects to be considered in the lactating mother’s diet.
a)     Milk does not cause pus formation as it does not enter the scar tissue.  Milk contains protein and calcium required by the lactating mother.
b)    Tea and coffee should be avoided.
c)     Water intake to be increased as it helps in protein metabolism.
d)    Iron and calcium are very important dietary constituents. A vegetarian diet is low in iron and supplements are needed in the postpartum period. This will take care of the iron depletion as well as provide adequate iron to the baby.

Question 6

What advice should be given to a patient on discharge after a Laparoscopy?


In a simple surgery soft diet can be started post procedure. The patient can then be switched over to a normal diet with chapatti and vegetables.
If complex dissection involving the bowel or bladder is done, then clear liquid like water, coconut water, etc should be given in the initial 4 to 6 hours. Once the patient tolerates liquids then juice, soup, tea, and biscuits can be added. If a patient’s pain threshold is low, too many painkillers to be avoided, as the bowel motility will return faster.
Convalescence depends on a patient’s attitude and their nutritional health preoperatively.
Whole fruit instead of juices to be given as it has the added advantage of fiber. Most patients feel full and do not feel like eating so small frequent meals are advised. Lighter fruit like apples and bananas prevent constipation. Carbonated drinks to be avoided. Patients should eat whatever they can tolerate.

We Launched our book with other Doctors from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital of different specialties have answered nutrition related questions , also on various general questions.For orders,do write us at sharansodhi451@gmail.com
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Link Between Blood Sugar Levels & Stress!!On the Eve of World Diabetes Day

Stress is the emotional and physical strain we experience whenever we feel unable to cope with a situation. Dizziness, Restlessness, Lack of energy, Depression, Constipation, Irritability, and even impotence are a few conditions associated with stress.

High stress often leads to increased blood sugar levels. This is because stress increases the need for instant energy, which can only be supplied by an increased supply of energy-yielding glucose.

Most individuals who get stressed easily or react badly to stress are known to have a disturbed glucose metabolism. Such individuals tend to calm down after eating something. It is important for them to know their emotions of anger, anxiety, depression, irritability etc. can be largely controlled by improving their diet.




Glucose is the primary source of energy for our body. And when we are under stress,it is glucose that the body turns to for instant energy. Glucose also helps to repair and restore tissues damaged by stress.

Regardless of whether the stress is physical, emotional or chemical, it's the effect on one's body will be the same. Once the stress subsides, the hormonal levels drop and the body returns to normal. Conversely, if the stress remains over an extended period of time, the hormones and chemicals linger in the bloodstream. Thus, your body continues to remain in the fight or flight state, which not only weakens your immune system but also increases your risk of developing degenerative diseases such as Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Cancer etc.

There are many effective ways of countering stress.No matter how busy you are, make time to rest and relax. Meditate, Practice yoga, Exercise, and listen to soothing music. Stress by itself is not harmful; it is the way you deal with it that makes all the difference to your health. Alternatively, the food you consume plays a pivotal role in controlling stress.


                                                  HOW FOOD HELPS
                         Proper Nutrition is an effective way of dealing with stress

*Switch from having three large meals per day to several small meals comprising complex carbs throughout the day. These meals should contain all the nutrients necessary for glucose metabolism.

*Increase fiber in your diet by including wheat bran, oats bran,jowar, and bajra in chapatis. The mineral chromium picolinate helps prevent blood sugar fluctuation.

*Eat almonds and roasted chickpeas in between meals to prevent hypoglycemia.

*Increase the intake of raw vegetables to provide your body with cell-protecting antioxidants. Drink a glass of Orange, Tomato, Carrot juice every day, as it is an easy way to increase antioxidants in your diet.

Dietitian Sharan Says: Stress eventually leads to worsening of your inner body, soul, mind which no one wants.



Are you an Emotional Eater?

It starts with a cup of Ice-Cream,goes onto a tub and finally,as we wallow in our feelings of self-pity and unhappiness,the meal ends up with huge portions of dessert and coffee.

Food and emotions always had a thing going.We eat more and mostly wrong,when we are low,while happiness makes us choose wisely and eat with control.But,there has to be the way to check the bad patches,right? Rationalising and Planning good food choices when low?Yes.




 When you feel low,it results in a certain kind of numbness and reaching for the jar of mayo or packets of chips in a trance like state."Under stress or excitement,there are certain neuro-chemical changes in the brain that can alter the eating habits : one may lose appetite or develop carb cravings/binge eating patterns,says psychtherapist and de-addiction specialist.On the other hand,good feelings make you alert and focussed.The trick here is to accept the feelings without indulging in them.


 According to the Latest Research published in the Journal Child Development,emotional eating has it's roots in childhood.It says that when parents soothe their toddlers with food,their children end up engaging more in emotional eating later in life.While reaching for that occasional comfort food is not really a bad idea to help us get a grip on our emotions,too much dependence on food to soothe is a bad idea. It is just not the food but also kind of food,that's a problem.
As Nutritionist,Emotional Eating responds to stresss, a person tends to eat high carbohydrates,high calorie food with very low nutritive value and thus all this leads to obesity,diabetes,heart and cholestrol problems.Most Emotionally satisfying food contains opiodes that delude us into feeling satiated and happy.They get us hooked to them.So,choose wisely.


Be it : anger,sadness,jealousy,worry,stress,excitement,nervousness;it is better to practice tolerating difficult feelings than by blunting them with food.Other ways to feel good could be getting fitter,playing physically demanding sport and others.Nothing works?Start a House improvement Project.Love yourselves and respect yourselves & get your body in shape. 
Dietitian Sharan says : Either eat a while for taste and repent later Or Say "NO" for a while and be happy that you did so later.

Mrs.Bali,suffering from spinal problem was been advised by the doctors to consult the dietitian




Don't fall in love with the girl who loves Rain

Do not fall in love with a girl who loves the rain
She will step into your world, unnoticed-
like an overlooked clenched fist,
an impending threat that would soon cause pain
You will find her in the street corner,
holding her hand out under her umbrella
Smiling to herself,
and maybe even singing a capella
You will find her giggling,
jumping on puddles like a little kid
Or maybe drinking coffee by the window pane, looking out at the skies as she did

Run before you lose the chance, young man
Because she will rain on your parade
It will be like a never ending game of charades
So open the door and walk away
while you still can
Because she’s a black hole-
a supernova, a theoretical mass
She will pull you into her world,
show you her galaxies and constellations,
her hopes, her fears, and her aspirations
and then
break you like glass

She may come off as calm and cool,
but don’t be fooled
She's a mess;
she’s impulsive, indecisive and reckless
I mean, she would even
walk in the rain in her best dress
But without a doubt,
she will blow you away
With the winds of an oncoming hurricane,
With a hundred miles per hour,
she will knock you down and make you sway
Play games with your mind
that would surely drive you insane

So don’t you dare fall in love
with a girl who loves the rain
But if ever you do, make sure
to always bring an umbrella with you
Because she forgets to bring one a lot of times,
Even purposely leaves it behind, sometimes,
And I will tell you this-
her pride might be high,
but she gets cold, too
And she’s scared just like you-
so be patient, and wait
Because who knows,
maybe a little rain
might be the start of something great

SAY NO

I have always been one of those people who has the worst time in the world saying "No." 
I have a planner that would give some people a headache just from looking at it. I have a Hospital Schedule,Diet Counselling activities schedule,Preparing Dietary Plans,Calculating nutrients for the clients,thesis preparation,exams,practicals,reading,conferences,meetings,discussions,rounds that makes people look at me as though I have three heads. I am one of those people who seems to have my finger in a hundred different pies all at one time. From classes to reach out to friends to performances to owned a new business to family availability,availability to the clients,phone calls aah, I am one busy woman.
I am at the point that I have come to dread the times when I am approached and asked to do something because I realize that I need to say "no" at this point in my life. I dislike disappointing people, but I have been learning how to say no. Saying "no" to some actives and obligations is important for many reasons. When I have fewer items on my plate I complete my tasks much better and my work is of higher quality. When I am less stressed, the people in my life are less stressed out by me. When I have time to myself to recharge, I am much more prepared to face the world the next day. Here are some things I have learned about saying the word no.





1. "No" doesn't need any explanation.
If you are already swamped with work and someone approaches you for help, you can simply say "no" just as you would when asked if you want dessert at a restaurant. You don't have to give an explanation for why you cannot do something. If you want to, go ahead; if you don't, revel in the fact that you can simply say that one beautiful word.
2. "No" isn't always bad.
Trust me, there are many times where saying "no" to a project has been the best thing both for me and for those who asked for my help. The word "no" doesn't mean that you don't care for the person or the project going on; it just means that the best thing for you and for them is that you don't participate this time. Maybe you not participating opened doors for the person who rarely steps up to take more of a leadership role. Maybe you not participating meant that you didn't have emotional meltdowns four times a week. Both reasons just help prove that the word "no" doesn't always have to be associated with so-called bad things.
3. You don't have to feel guilty for saying "no."
Don't feel guilty for saying "no" to something; rather, feel empowered that you can be honest with others and yourself about your ability to handle the life you already have without throwing more wood on the fire.
4. Don't say "yes" just because it is hard for you to say "no."
Don't automatically say "yes" just because you find it hard to say "no." This isn't what is best for you or for anyone else. To learn to say "no," you must first accept just how much of a freakin' awesome person you are because once you do that, you will value your time and your mental health. Yes, saying "no" can be very difficult. Yes, some people won't listen to your first or your twentieth "no" (these people are dangerous -- watch out for the overly persistent ones), but you need to take care of yourself first.
There is a reason we are told to put on our own air masks before assisting others on a flight. If you are exhausted and not functioning properly mentally, emotionally and physically, you are in no shape to help those around you. Being selfish of your time enables you to be fully committed to helping those you truly care about. Being selfish of your time means that you are working towards the causes that touch your heart rather than the ones that you aren't that interested in.
So learn to say the word "NO." You will be amazed at how your life changes.

FOODS TO BE YOUNG & METHODS TO COOK THEM!!!!!

                            THE 20 BEST FOODS TO KEEP YOU YOUNG & HOW               THEY NEED TO BE COOKED 
Tomatoes
Eat ripe and red as they then contain more lycopene, an antioxidant that protects against cell deterioration and keeps you looking and feeling younger.
How to cook: Raw, paste, canned; all are good.
Avocados
Eat four times a week for younger-looking skin, hair and nails. It has 25 vital nutrients and antioxidants, including five anti-inflammatories, so it’s a great all-round age minimiser.
How to cook: Eat in guacamole and salads or use for creamy smoothies, soups and puddings.
Horseradish
“I’m a huge fan of this; I eat it with salmon and adore the punch of horseradish mash,” says Peyton-Jones. An antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.
How to cookUse raw for maximum pungency. Grate and mix with natural yoghurt, cider vinegar or grated apple as a sauce for pulses or fish.
Cucumbers
Nothing beats cucumber for dewy skin. It’s high in silica, which helps to keep connective tissue healthy (the muscles, ligaments, tendons, cartilage and bone that hold you together).
How to cook: Use raw in juices, salads and cold soups.
Radishes
Underrated and underused in the West, radishes are fabulous detoxes; if ever you feel like an inner cleanse, eat a radish. They are lo-cal, high-fibre and anti-inflammatory.
How to cookDelicious raw in salads or steamed with other vegetables; they add a sharp antidote to any sweeteners.





Parsnips
Naturally high in sugars, parsnip is very high in soluble and insoluble fibre, which reduces blood cholesterol and helps gut function.
How to cookJuice (raw) with other vegetables (it adds sweet creaminess), roast, use in soup.
Kale
Kale is a nutritional powerhouse, probably the most palatable way to get a big shot of calcium in a lo-cal way.
How to cook: Juice, steam, steam fry.
Squash and sweet potatoes
High in protective carotenes and anti-inflammatory, these help regulate blood sugar and are youth-giving for skin and muscles.
How to cook: Roast to make into soups, or add to casseroles, curries and risottos.
Shiitake mushrooms
Go for these over regular mushrooms: They offer a rejuvenating boost. They reduce cholesterol and help fight infection and disease.
How to cookAdd to soups, casseroles, savory dishes and omelets.
Kiwis
A good little youth-giving helper, full of vitamins C and E, potassium, magnesium and dietary fibre. It’s a very low-sugar fruit, so if you’re craving a sweet snack that won’t shoot your blood-sugar levels sky high, this is it.
How to cookEat raw or juice.
Chickpeas



These buttery, nutty legumes are a great low-fat, high-protein option. They help to reduce cholesterol and blood sugar and are high in iron and molybdenum, a mineral that helps detox the sulfites in processed foods and wine. With plentiful fibre and folic acid, they’re great for the gut and encourage optimum cell functioning.
How to cook: Use in hummus, falafel, pies, curries, casseroles, soups or salads.
Asparagus
Powerfully nutrient-dense, high not just in vitamins and minerals but in cancer-fighting compounds and amino acids that help detox at a cellular level, this is the Holy Grail of anti-ageing. If you drink alcohol, asparagus can alleviate the after-effects and protect hardworking liver cells.
How to cookServe as a starter or side, or chop into salad.
Carrots
Carrots contain high levels of beta carotene and other antioxidants, with protective powers against cancer, heart disease, high cholesterol and even sight problems.
How to cook: Juice, eat raw or cooked in soups, breads and cakes. Buy organic, or always peel them, as the skin can harbour pesticide residues.
Watercress
It’s low-calorie yet bursting with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. The deep green colour and peppery taste are a giveaway that it’s alkalising, detoxing and generally good for head-to-toe youthing.
How to cook: Eat raw in salads; juice; or even make into a tea.
Black and red currants
Currants are super-rich in GLA (gamma-linolenic acid), which is very good for skin.
How to cook: Eat raw with coconut cream or add to ice cream. Try frozen when fresh is not available.
Coconut milk
This is highly alkalising, and a good source of minerals and fats that fight bacteria and fungi.
How to cookBuy cans of whole milk, not the low-fat version (from which the “good” fats have been removed) and use wherever you would use cow’s milk — on cereal, in curries, soup and so on.
Mackerel
Like all oily fish (salmon, sardines, herring), it’s high in omega-3 fatty acids that help reduce cholesterol, protect against heart disease and cancer, and ease joint pain and arthritis (the anti-inflammatory effect). Good for lowering depression and boosting memory.
How to cook: Grill or bake with tart flavours: try gooseberry or fennel.
Cabbage
A nutrient-dense cruciferous vegetable that boosts antioxidant uptake, helps with detox and protects against cell deterioration, so it’s a good all-round youth-giving choice.
How to cookEat raw, fermented in sauerkraut or lightly steamed.
Quinoa
This Peruvian grain is a great protein source for the gluten- and wheat-free. I recommend it for its youth-giving properties, as it’s a seed, not a grain, and contains all the essential amino acids, plus a healthy dose of vitamins, minerals and fibre.
How to cook: Cook on its own or chuck raw into soups and casseroles. Try quinoa flour when baking.
Pomegranates
Crunchy, tangy and bittersweet, they act as an anti-inflammatory and artery declogger, and also protect against heart disease and viral infections.
How to cook: Use in salads, in sauces with meat, or as a relish.
This article originally appeared on The New York Post.

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