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Ms. Poonam Singhal is a nutritionist. She did B.Sc in home science and M.Sc in Food and Nutrition (gold medalist) from Lady Irwin College, Delhi University. She has been taking guest lectures in Institute of Hotel Management, Pusa and IGNOU. Her article on artificial sweetener can be read online in Hindustan Times. She is currently working on various articles to be published in journals and magazines. She has presented a paper on her work on artificial sweeteners in the Nutrition Society of India Annual Meet' 2006. She has also developed various new recipes with Dr. Shugar, that are displayed on the website.
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Eat regularly spaced and frequent meals i.e. atleast 5-6 meals in a day.
Incorporate a lot of fiber rich foods in your diet such as fruits like guava, pineapple, oranges, apple, vegetables like ghia, raddish, carrot, whole pulses, bran mixture, oatmeal etc.
Include a lot of physical activity in your daily regime and exercise regularly to maintain optimum weight.
Limit the intake of aerated drinks; instead go for coconut water, jal jeera, mango panna, sattu in the summers.
Drink 8-10 glasses of water in a day.
Try to avoid excess fatty foods. Use more of roasted, baked, grilled and boiled foods.
Incorporate all five food groups in your daily diet i.e. cereals, pulses, milk products, vegetables, fats and sugars. However, use limited amounts of fats and sugars.