Madhura Joshi

BSc, MSc - Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics , Certification in Exercise and Fitness.

Madhura is a consulting dietitian working with Fitterfly holds Masters Degree in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics along with Certification in Nutrition, Exercise and Fitness. After working with Fortis hospital, Mulund as Medical Nutrition Therapist and other hospitals like Jupiter hospital, Bethany hospital, Godrej memorial hospital, she finds her passion for clinical nutrition. She maintains good rapport with patients and their families. Her communication skills mark her with excellence . With special interests in community connect projects.

Protein-the power nutrient in child’s food: Ensure enough of it!!

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Proteins are considered as building blocks of the body. They are required for growth and maintenance of every cell in the body. Deficiency of proteins makes the children weak both on brain development as well as physical level. Indian diets are typically rich in carbohydrates and fats with less protein. Fitterfly data shows that Indian children consume less protein than required and almost 45% of the children have deficiency of p... Read more

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Calcium in a child’s diet- its role, sources and recipes

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Most of the parents worrying factor is whether my child is getting all the nutrients. One of the prime concerns is for Calcium in the food. Calcium is one of the most vital elements required for normal growth and development of children. Calcium is most abundant mineral in the body. It constitutes around 40% of the total body mineral content. Majority is situated in the bones and teeth. Calcium deficiency can lead to multiple is... Read more

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Why a child’s diet should have enough Iron!

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Iron is an essential element of the human body. It is important especially for growing children and adolescents. Iron is a part of many enzymes and most of all a principal part of hemoglobin of the red blood cells which carries oxygen to different parts of the body. It is estimated that 70% of the children in India have anemia (low hemoglobin) as their iron intake in the diet is less. This puts them at risk of low IQ and poor ph... Read more

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Nose bleed in children: causes, prevention and treatment

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Nose bleed or Epistaxis as it is known medically, it is commonly seen in children and adults in summer season.  A nose is a fragile and very important organ of the human body. Nose bleeding is majorly caused due to bursting of blood vessel within the nose, it can be spontaneous or due to trauma. When nose becomes dry, small arteries of the nose get exposed to mechanical stress or burst which leads to bleeding.  Though by itself, it... Read more

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WORLD TB DAY, 24 MARCH 2018 - Diet tips to fight tuberculosis

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Each year, health professionals come together on 24th March to celebrate World Tuberculosis Day. The main motive of this activity is to raise public awareness of the health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB). On 24th March 1882, Dr. Robert Koch did announcement for detection of bacterium which causes Tb. This revolutionary discovery in medical field helped in diagnosing and curing this disease.  TB continues to ... Read more

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World Pi Day- Celebrate with a Healthy Pie

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March 14 is the World Pi Day. Pi is the most recognizable mathematical constant in the world. Its value is equal to 3.1415 approximately.  That’s why it’s celebrated on 14th March (3/14).  According to Physicist Larry Shaw, Pi should be remembered by people for years to come, so he thought of celebrating it in unique and cheerful way by eating lots of pies. As “pie” is a homophone of “pi”, it is easy to memorize for people. Now-a-... Read more

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Benefits of Zumba for Children

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Everybody loves to groove on the popular music like Latin, American, Hip-hop, other modern beats, Bollywood. When it is combined with Zumba choreography it feels like a party rather than a workout. That’s why this Latin-inspired workout is so popular is all age groups like kids, teens and adults. Recently, Zumba for kids is one of the emerging trends. Due to sedentary lifestyle, physical activity is must for maintaining children’s ... Read more

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This Winter- Maintain Healthy and Glowing Skin..!!

  • By Madhura Joshi

WINTER IS COMING!!  With the seasonal changes our body also goes through different changes. In winter season, as the temperature drops the battle for healthy skin begins. During this season, skin problems get highlighted such as redness, dry skin, itchy skin, itchy scalp and dandruff. Healthy skin is vital for  childrens health. It is the first line of defense against infection and is visible to the world.  It is also true that “b... Read more

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