Author: Parna Mukherjee

Raagi, the Super Cereal

Reading Time: 3 minutesLondon-based Parna shares the virtuosity of Finger Millet or Raagi. Know more about the super cereal, exclusively in Different Truths. There is a lot of awareness among people these days to consume whole grains because of their health benefits. Basically, a whole grain is one which contains all three parts of the kernel – the bran, germ, […]

Exercising tips at Workplace: Don’t be Cubicle-bound and Lazy!

Reading Time: 5 minutesLondon-based nutrition and fitness expert, Parna, gives us handy fitness tips to counter long hours in offices that keeps us away from the gym. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. There is hardly anyone these days who do not realise the benefits of exercising and having an active lifestyle. Yet everybody […]

The Gluten-free Multigrain Pizza: A Healthy Alternative

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur London-based nutritionist and fitness expert, Parna, tells us about the Gluten-free multigrain pizza, a health food, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. My kid is very fond of pizzas. In fact, I have noticed most of the kids are very fond of pizzas. Whether it be a birthday party, a play date, […]

The Green Blood: Wheatgrass Juice – II

Reading Time: 5 minutesWheatgrass juice proves to be an elixir for those suffering from hypertension, fatty liver because it is a rich source of Magnesium and Potassium. These minerals lower blood pressure and a deficiency can actually raise it. This juice is also beneficial in preventing premature greying of hair. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, […]

The Green Blood: Wheatgrass Juice – I

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe Wheatgrass juice is also called the ‘Green Blood’ because of its structural similarity to hemoglobin and it acts like a blood builder for our body. It contains vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, l and K. It is rich in magnesium. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, tell us the many benefits of […]

Daal and Rice Made For Each Other (Importance of Food Pairing)

Reading Time: 4 minutesCertain food items complement each other and are best when paired together. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, tells us about complete proteins and incomplete proteins, based on the nine essential Amino acids. Here’s she reasons in favour of food pairing, in the weekly column, exclusively on Different Truths. I love you once, […]

A Love Affair with Hot Okra – II

Reading Time: 3 minutesContinuing with her love for Okra, London-based Parna, a nutritionist and fitness expert, shares with us her version of Dhainrosher Jhaal from Bengal, which she calls Baked Mustard Okra. It’s hot, tangy and full of nutritional value, a reason enough to fall in love with this vegetable. Read more about it, in this week’s column, […]

My Love for Okra

Reading Time: 5 minutesLondon-based Parna, a certified Nutritionist, tells us about the many benefits of Okra, including how it helps reduce fat. She shares a recipe for Sweet & Sour Okra Yogurt (also known as Dahi Bhindi), a delicacy from the eastern India, in her weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Okra (also known as lady finger, Bhindi) […]

Fat Attack!

Reading Time: 7 minutesSedentary lifestyle and fast food, other than genetics, age, and few other factors, are the cause of excess fats in our bodies. Parna, a London-based Nutritionist and Fitness Consultant, gives us invaluable tips to understand and manage the fats in our bodies. Here are the ready-to-use tips to deal with the fat attack, in the […]

The Gluten-free, Lactose-free Tofu: Healthy and Nutritious Vegan Delight

Reading Time: 3 minutesParna, a London-based certified nutritionist shares a super quick, healthy, delicious recipe, which involves a by-product of soybean – Tofu. She loves making easy dinner recipes that are healthy, easy and delicious. This quick veggie Tofu stir-fry was what she had for dinner.  Here’s a Vegan, gluten-free and lactose-free recipe, in the weekly column, exclusively […]