Diet and Gall bladder stone pain more in lockdown?
Recently a client from Sydney joined with Nutrisolutions after a gallbladder stone surgery and the diet which help to maintain better health and overall wellness. I was just trying to understand the general pattern of diet followed and found to have a normal diet but a bit more carbohydrates than what he exactly needs as a sedentary worker. Maybe the excess of calories converted to fat and get stored in the system and it may be one of the major causes of high triglycerides level in many clients even though they are not taking a high-fat diet. Each person is different and their daily need and in most cases I just look into their emotions and childhood trauma or the relationships which affect them and the more pain or grudge towards the self or during the growing age could be an impact and inner child healing trauma relaxes the stomach . Recently few cases came with IBS and other intestinal disorders who had a lot of emotional and various kinds of abuse during childhood. So an overall analysis may help even though many of them are unaware of these minute things which actually affects the health, mind, and emotional layers. The book which I published on Diet and Emotions give a better idea about the impact of various emotions on our health and how it affects various organs. Meditation is really helping my clients to heal their PCOS and various psychosomatic illness.
If it is food, go for a normal balanced diet according to your age and work or metabolism more foods that are high in fiber, such as. fruits, vegetables, beans, and pulses. Reduce refined carbohydrates and less sugar and go for complex carbohydrates rice-based. Eat healthy fats, like coconut oil, fish oil, and olive oil, in limits to help your gallbladder to contract and empty regularly. Avoid unhealthy fats, like those often found in desserts and fried foods.
Drink enough water and it helps in overall wellness and better mind or utilization of water-soluble vitamins and finds the type of stone. Each kind of stone has a specific diet to be followed. Regular followup is essential to understand the condition.
Jul 10, 2020
Tender #coconut pudding
I just love to have “tender #coconut pudding “ even though I never cook any dessert or cakes at home. But whenever we go out, I love to order this soothing dessert. I think in a place like Kerala with lots of coconuts 🌴 this could be our “signature dessert “ to offer like Neera our signature drink with lots of nutrients. It’s a good idea to promote local produce anywhere in the world, which is easily available, low cost and after all, it suits our gene and memories 😊😊😊
Coconut pudding recipe
Take a bowl and add in a can of condensed milk and milk cream (can use Amul ). Also, add a cup of full-fat cows milk and a teaspoon of real vanilla extract.
Whisk all the ingredients well to combine. Bring the mixture to a boil. When it comes to a mere boil, remove from heat and set aside. Soak 5 grams of agar (china grass) in one cup of water for 5 minutes. Bring it to a boil and let it simmer till the china grass is melted. Strain and add to the pudding mixture.
Add in the tender coconut meat to the pudding mixture.
Pour it in ramekins and let it set in the fridge for 4 hours. Serve cold.🤩
Dec 15, 2018
Breakfast Recipe – Dosa & Sambar
This is a quick video made on a working day just before going to the office. Correct me if any mistakes!! Any food that is easily available and healthy with timely plan everything matters, here it is this and in other parts of the world it’s different but look for carb and protein combinations, which is better!!
Most days I prefer iddli or dosa with sambar or Bengal gram curry. Gluten-free complex carbohydrates with vegetarian protein, good for the gut, maintaining blood sugar level and nervous system.
Amongst Indian foods, the South-Indian cuisine is also a rich source of probiotic. Idly, dosa and other such food items are prepared by fermenting rice and lentils. This makes it high in live cultures of the good bacteria.
Dosa & sambar recipe for my clients and friends abroad!
3 cups rice
1 cup urad dal (split, skinless black gram)
3/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
Soak it in water for 3-4 hours and grind to a smooth paste ( if iddli medium) and ferment it for 6-8 hours. Then make is like a pancake with vegetable oil.
Sambar is easy to cook with all vegetables and some sambar dal / tuvar dal
Cook dal and mash it with boiled vegetables until half cooked and add tamarind water to it.
Cook for 5 minutes, add sambar powder and salt, cook for 5 minutes. Add dal, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
Prepare the tempering by using 2-3 tbsp of oil and adding 1 1/2tsp of mustard seeds, half a tsp of methi dana, a crushed dried red chill, few curry leaves and a pinch of asafoetida. Let it splutter and add to the sambar mix.
Sambar powder is red chili powder 1tbsp, turmeric powder a pinch and coriander powder 11/2 tbsp.
Dec 04, 2018
Onam Sadhya-Nutritional Aspects
Onam, celebrated in the month of Chingam is the most important festival celebrated by the people of Kerala. Onam sadhya (Food that served in plantain leaves), is special, which consist of more than 8 dishes including payasam. Want to know more about onam-nutrition?
All the dishes are served with rice. Brown rice is better than white rice because it contains enough B-complex vitamins and fiber whereas white rice is polished.
1.Aviyal: Aviyal is a vegetable curry made from all sorts of authentic vegetables available in the season. In some parts of Kerala, the curd is added. It gives enough vitamins and minerals, fiber including protein(from curd).
2.Sambar: Any South Indian Celebration is incomplete without a Sambar especially an Onam Feast… Sambar is prepared in different ways using authentic vegetables, dal, and coconut. So it gives enough protein from dals, minerals, vitamins, and MCT(medium chain triglycerides) from coconut and fibers.
3.Kootu Curry: Kootu Curry is another Onam Food prepared using different types of Vegetables. Pumpkins and Carrots(rich in beta-carotene) can be used to sweeten the curry. Sugar or jaggery can be used as sweetening agents. Jaggery is a good source of iron, so prefer that. Also, one can use Pineapple to add a distinct flavor to the Kootu Curry. So it gives all vitamins, minerals, fiber especially iron.
4.Erisshery: Erisshery is a popular Onam dish prepared from Pumpkin and Beans. Erisshery also prepared using Raw Bananas instead of Pumpkin. Beans are a good plant protein.
5.Parippu Curry: This can be made using Moong Dal or Tuvar Dal. In some regions of Kerala, coconut milk or coconut paste is used for flavoring the curry. Parippu Curry is supported by Ghee. It provides enough protein.
6.Lady Finger Khichdi: Though Cucumber Khichdi and Beetroot Khichdi are more popular but Lady’s Finger Khichdi is one unique dish amongst all the Onam Dishes. Mucous in ladies finger is fiber and it provides vitamins and minerals also.
7.Morru Curry: Morru Curry is one of the very popular Onam Dishes made using curd with banana, pineapple, raw bananas or ripe mango as an option. It is good for digestion. It gives protein, vitamins, and minerals.
8.Semiya Payasam: Semiya Payasam is a traditional South Indian Recipe that suggests the use of minimal ingredients. Semiya aka Vermicelli (like noodles) is cooked with milk and sugar. Dry fruits are added to taste. It is an excellent dessert which gives enough calory, protein, fat etc. It is mostly liked by the kids and nutritious also.
Payasam can be made with wheat, Rava (Semolina), or Dal which again improve the protein intake. Pappads are made with Bengal gram powder which gives protein also, so better go for this than other types of potato chips which do not contain enough protein, but high carb.
Pickles are made with raw mango(rich in vitamin -c), gooseberry(rich in vitamin -c) and ginger. Ginger is good for digestion and it also helps to reduce the effect of uric acid in high protein food.
Aug 28, 2011