Sonali Sawant

She is a Registered Dietician and a Certified Diabetes Educator .

She is a Registered Dietician and a Certified Diabetes Educator with an 8 years of experience in clinical nutrition and has worked with NABH accredited hospitals like Ruby Hall clinic, Pune and Jupiter hospital , Thane . She believes that prevention is better than cure and with the increasing no of NCD it is a need of hour to sow good nutritional practices from childhood onwards and had joined Fitterfly as a nutritionist to serve for same . She also has been delivering corporate healthy nutrition talks to firms like HPCL, TCS , Lupin Labs, Mahindra, Fiat Etc

Choose your seasonal fruits

  • By Sonali Sawant

The first shower of rains brings with it the essence of Petrichor and along with that brings in the desire to munch on something crispy and spicy, the list goes unending with options like Bhajias, Tikki, Vada’s, etc. but along comes flu, infections, allergies and cold something which needs to be taken care of, to rescue comes seasonal fruits, loaded with antioxidants to fight against all infections. Seasonal fruits have special qu... Read more

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Omega 3 – The Essential Fats for child health

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Fat is the most discussed nutrient for weight gain, isn’t it? And with the increasing incidence of childhood obesity even parents are much concerned about the fat intake in children. But is it really so bad and the only culprit and doesn’t play any role for the well being? Well let’s read about the good fats... No doubt fat is the high caloric food giving 9 Kcals / gram compared to 4 Kcals / gram of carbohydrates or proteins, but ... Read more

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Follow the tenets of #SahiKhao campaign to fight Childhood Obesity

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Obesity in children is rising at an alarming rate. By 2025, India will have over 17 million obese children and stand second among 184 countries where the numbers of obese children are concerned. Chubby Cheeks and baby fat beyond a certain degree are no more wanted words as they the roots of obesity. Children above a certain BMI may have higher risks of heart disease and diabetes in early thirties. The reasons for rising childho... Read more

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Summer Vacation: Reasons of gaining weight and Fitter fly way to shed it off ….

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Ever remember as children, our generation used to lose weight during summer vacation, running around in the playgrounds, playing outdoor games, catching fireflies, and at times helping grandparents in the households and gardening , But in the present era everything has shifted indoors and in summers now we see our children gaining weight these days. This is due to lack of physical activity, more time on mobile/ tv/ video games, cal... Read more

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Two Healthy Black Carrot Recipes - Shot of Anti-oxidants

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Have a craving for sweet tooth and want to try something new, ever tried something nutritious and healthy, an antioxidant rich dessert! If not spare few minutes here and read on… Black Carrot Halva:   Category Dessert Pre preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Serves 3 Ingredients: Black Carrots 200 grams approx. 1 medium cup grated Sugar 1 tablespoon Full cream mil... Read more

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2 Easy lactose free healthy recipes for kids

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Worried about meeting calcium requirement when on Lactose free diet or trying hard to make a dessert without milk? Especially for children, Pediatric Nutritionists at Fitterfly have listed out two easy to make lactose free recipes one with a multiuse option and other for those with a sweet tooth. Try This... Tofu with Veggies topped with Peanuts.... Preparation Time : 10 minutes  Cooking Time : 10 minutes Categ... Read more

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Ever Heard of Black Carrots – Know the Health Benefits!

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Everybody loves the vibrant orange coloured Gajar ka halva – a traditional Indian Sweet made on most of the occasions, but ever heard of a black gajar ka halva? Yes it’s a variant of carrot with a sweet taste but subtle bitter aftertaste. Carrot or Daucus carota subsp. Sativus is found in many colours like red, purple, orange, white, yellow and black attributed due to the pigments preset in it, like carotenoids, anthocyanins etc. ... Read more

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DIARRHOEA – LET’S NOT BE AFRAID

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Diarrhoea or commonly known as loose motions  is a  common occurrence especially toddlers which make them irritable . With so many probable causefood – an allergy or intolerance? An infection? Or a general tendency?and the list is endless.So let’s gain some information about it..... Diarrhoea is characterised by: Frequent, smelly and loose stools 3-4 times or more in a day . Recognisable food particles like carrots, peas etc.... Read more

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Appropriate foods for complimentary feeding

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Complimentary feeding or weaning is defined by UNICEF as “the systemic process of introduction of suitable food at the right time in addition to mother’s milk in order to provide needed nutrients to the baby." Why should I initiate complimentary feeding at the right time? It is the second step of self-existence of the baby. Its negligence poses a high risk of malnutrition and micronutrients deficiency as the nutrient requireme... Read more

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ORANGE

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A hybrid between pomelo (Citrus maxima) and mandarin (Citrus reticulate) orange is citrus species fruit, with pH ranging from 2.9 to 4. The ratio of sugar and acids decides the sweetness or sourness of the orange. The name orange is derived from a Sanskrit word "naranga" of the Dravidian origin. There are many species of oranges and distinguished based on the country where it is grown.  The volatile organic compounds like aldehyd... Read more

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Disclaimer: All information here, including text, images, tables, videos and any other content is for your knowledge only and we do not guarantee any specific result by following these recommendations as it may vary from person to person. The information is not a substitute for qualified medical advice from a doctor or other medical health expert.