Beat PCOS like Sara Ali Khan

By Shivika Seth     28-Mar 2019

Beat PCOS like Sara Ali Khan

Human nutrition is complex, and a healthy diet may vary widely according to an individual’s genetic makeup, environment, and health.
It takes a lot to eat healthy; it requires discipline, efforts and isn’t always fun. At some point in life, the health of your body is the determining factor for what kind of lifestyle one chooses. The choices we make each day – from what to eat in breakfast to whether or not to have that extra slice of pizza says a lot about an individual’s eating factor/lifestyle.

Similarly, In the Indian film industry, stars and celebrities are literally worshipped. They are the ideal to the huge mass of people. There lies a great responsibility on their shoulders to always be a good example. It might look glorious to our eyes, but their lives aren’t really a bed of roses.

To the look they carry, the hard work they do, from trying to stay away from the most favourite cuisines, for long hours workout and eating a planned and balanced diet whether they like it or not. Everything needs to be in proper place.

So, let’s focus on the dietary regime of this famous celebrity in the Indian industry.

  • Sara Ali Khan –Sara Ali Khan, the most talked-about Bollywood celeb right now. The 25-year-old girl, almost dreamy beauty has caught everyone’s eye.She has embraced her new role as a Bollywood actor with ease. But it was no cakewalk for her. Because Sara Ali Khan struggles with PCOS, a hormonal disorder that causes weight gain, excessive hair growth, irregular periods, and even infertility. Many women around the globe are battling it. Thus, dealing with Sara Ali Khan’s weight loss journey of 30kg became an important aspect in people’s life and help them to deal with this syndrome.
  • PCOS or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a hormonal disorder that affects women of reproductive age. The main symptoms of PCOS are weight gain, irregular periods or no periods at all, facial hair growth, excess hair on body and hair loss. So, a proper diet and good exercise is required to tackle this on growing problem.Following are the three most effective diets that can effectively manage PCOS.
  • A low glycemic (GI) diet – An individual should consume low glycemic food as the body digests low glycemic foods slowly and does not cause instant rise in the glucose levels. Low GI foods include, whole grains, legumes, seeds, nuts, fruits, unprocessed foods and low carbohydrate foods.
  • An anti-inflammatory diet – This diet includes food such as berries, fatty fish, green leafy vegetables.
  • The DASH diet – DASH diet stands for Dietary approaches to stop hypertension. The Dash diet includes fish, poulty, fruits, vegetables and low-dairy product.Sara Ali Khan, the epitome of beauty with brain, was 96Kg during her teens, when she came to know about the problem of PCOS. The journey was indeed a big struggle for her where she managed to drop down 30kgs, which included healthy and a balanced diet along with vigorous exercise (pilates), in order to lose weight and to be in shape for the long run.Sara Ali Khan’s diet regime includes.
  • Breakfast – Egg whites and toast or idlis
    Lunch – Chapattis, dal, vegetables, salad, and fruits
    Snacks – Upma (Savory vegetable semolina)
    Dinner – A light dinner with chapatis and green veggies
    Pre-workout – Muesli or oats with fruits

    Post-Workout – Protein shake, tofu, salad or legumesOn this note Sara Ali Khan, does not believe that everyone has to lose weight to look good. In general, PCOS symptoms are said to improve when your diet and lifestyle change. Looking or feeling good is just the by product.

    Over to You : To conclude, losing weight, especially for people with PCOS, can really be tough. It requires proper diet guidelines and regular exercise. But Sara Ali Khan showed her tremendous determination and will to lose weight to improve her health. She has made her place in the hearts of millions for showing such grace in talking about a health complication that not many women have the courage to discuss out.

    Take inspiration from her and don’t give up on your fitness goals. Choose wisely, that helps our body well translates into a longer, healthier, more enjoyable life. Eat well and exercise regularly!Result will surely be seen.

     

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It's so easy to put it on, but  so difficult to take it off! Weight management is something that we ALL need to worry about. Our latest article in idiva tells you why.
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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of

coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple

sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value

Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally

occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric

acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour

¼ fresh coconut

1 tablespoon Jaggery

1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut

Pinch of cardamom powder

Nuts (optional)

Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal

Carbs- 28.6 grams

Protein- 1.9 grams

Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom

powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your

hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for

your near and dear ones.
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Monsoon brings along rain of jubilation which soars one’s vehemence to cloud high, but this finite elation may have adverse effects to your precious locks. During rainfall hair’s chemical structure makes it unusually sensitive to airborne hydrogen, forming bonds, and swells until the smooth cuticle erupts to make them frizzy. Damp hair may lead to many other problems too. Another reason that worsens the problem is the presence of environmental pollutants in rainwater that intensifies the fungal infections on the scalp that weakens roots and causes hair fall. Even if you are not directly exposed to rainfall, still it is a task to dry hair after a shower due to the prevalent humidity.

So, here are some Indian/ Ayurvedic remedies to your rescue! Have a look.

Aloe vera juice
Aloe vera is an ingredient known to make your system clean. It is commonly used in Ayurveda for its innumerable health benefits. It’s high on alkaline properties- vital in balancing the PH levels of your hair which in return stimulates hair growth and strength.

Directions: Aloe vera can be both, consumed and applied so, you can have fresh and homemade aloe vera juice in the morning with lukewarm water. Also, its pulp can be directly applied to the scalp. Apply and leave it for 1-2 hours then rinse it with lukewarm water.

Methi seeds (Fenugreek)
Methi is a miracle herb for promoting hair growth that also adds life to your deadlocks. It’s rich in hormone antecedents which help in revitalizing damaged hair follicle thus, strengthens the hair and adds immunity to prevent damage and breakage of the hair.
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Amla scientifically called Phyllanthus emblica or more commonly Indian gooseberry. It can be put to innumerable uses like in culinary, shampoos, hair oils and in ayurvedic medicines. This amla churna or powder can be put to many uses like it can be taken with water for wonderful results, make amla tea using this powder, add it to curries, or consume with lemon and honey.

Nutritional Values

Amla has high contents of ascorbic acid (vitamin-c) flavonoids, Ellagic acid and Gallic acid. It helps in reducing blood sugar level in the body. High in digestive fibre content. Prevents hair loss and greying of hair. Helps in curing sore throat and prevents constipation.

Ingredients

200 grams amla

Calories- 116 kcal
Carbs- 27.4 grams
Proteins- 1 gram
Fats- 0.2 gram

Methods

After through washing, cut and dry the amlas in direct sunlight for few days till they are completely dry.

After the juice is evaporated completely, transfer the dried amla in a grinder and blend it coarsely.

Sift the amla powder through a sieve to achieve smooth powder.

Voila! Your home made amla powder is ready.

Store this powder in an airtight container.

Use every day as needed.

Over to you

Amla powder lasts for up to 6 months, so your efforts in this recipe will last for long, providing you with storehouse of nutrients and taking care of your various problems.
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