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This often makes me realize that when one puts the maximum effort and keeps one’s thoughts positive, the end result will always be a tremendous growth. Everyone has a potential, but to recognise that potential, one needs to first believe in one’s self even if failures come through. [Read More…]

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National Nutrition Month - “CELEBRATE A WORLD OF FLAVOURS”

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National Nutrition Month is an annual nutrition education and information program created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In India, National Nutrition Week is observed from September 1 to September 7 to raise public awareness about nutrition and healthy eating habits.

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“Flavour” - The Password to the Gastronomical Universe

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The word “flavour” immediately brings to our memory our most favourite food item. Most often, flavour is used interchangeably with taste. But actually, it is not only the taste of a dish that gives its flavours. Flavour is a sensation that is a combination of taste and smell sensations. The smell and taste of food, its colour, texture and temperature and past experiences (memory sense) also contribute to what is known as flavours of food. This combination of factors may make a particular food delicious/unpleasant or downright disgusting. Taste and smell are special senses while flavour is an experience. Sense of taste and smell are very often associated with strong emotions and memories.

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Diet in Kidney Diseases

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A 55-year-old female was brought to the nephrology outpatient clinic in a wheelchair. She was only 35 kg in weight, dehydrated and was only skin and bone. She couldn’t walk without support and looked tired.

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Food and Brain

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The smell of food and the mechanism by which our brain processes it has a significant role in the way we enjoy our food. The olfactory bulb located behind our nasal cavity has nerves that are sensitive to different smells and this information is transmitted to the brain. Our sense of smell affects the way we enjoy our food.

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Gastro Diseases & Flavours

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Home is the place of safety for all of us. It is largely true, but sometimes injury can happen to us in our own safe home. As per statistics in the West, home injuries account for nearly 40-50% of the total injuries seen in the society. In India, data from some studies show injuries statistics similar to the West.

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Nutrition and Bone Health

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Proper nutrition should nourish all our organ systems. It is heart-warming to hear many people visiting our clinics mentioning the need for a fat-free and low salt diet for cardiovascular wellness, adequate hydration for good kidneys, fitness-oriented diet plans and the importance of anti-oxidants for healthy skin. Most diabetic patients are well aware of the importance of a balanced nutritious diet. Likewise, it is essential to be aware of bone-related nutrition as many of the conditions causing joint pain, back and neck pain and early fatigue are due to musculoskeletal malnourishment.

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குறளும் மருத்துவமும் பகுதி-4 | Episode 4

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அற்றது அறிந்து கடைப்பிடித்து மாறல்ல
துய்க்க துவரப் பசித்து.

குறள்: 944

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Patient Experience

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“Thank you Kauvery Hospital Dr.Manoj, Dr.Aravind, Dr.Kannan sir. 4th floor sister Ms Nadhini, Ms Gunavathi, floor GR Mr Praveen pals team. Mrs Malar madam ws very helpful. Thanks to housekeeping staff Ms. Rajalakshmi, Mr Pejith. Thank you Kavuvery hospital.”
– A.K

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Recipe of the Month

Millet Sambar Rice

Wondering how to incorporate millet into your diet? Well, then this millet sambar rice is just what you are looking for. Healthy and tasty, this yummy dish is sure to become a regular part of your weekly lunch menu.

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