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Get Moving: Role of Exercise After Bariatric Surgery

First two years after Bariatric surgery are a dream-come-true phase where weight loss is almost automatic irrespective of whether you exercise or not. Many patients get carried away in this magical phase and fall back on their old habits of overeating and not exercising. Sure, damage is much less with Bariatric patients compared to those […]

An Honor and Homecoming

For two reasons, delivering an oration at Lokamanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (LTMG) Mumbai was an opportunity Dr Abhay Agrawal greatly cherished last month. One, to return as an expert speaker within the same walls where he was once a student- which was both joyous and humbling experience. Two, its a great honour to speak […]

Low Fat Butter Chicken

Who says a diabetic or a weight-loss diet means compromising on taste and flavour? It simply means finding substitutions that will help reduce the fat and sugar content of your food. Make sure that you continue to pamper your taste buds, else you are likely to get frustrated and resort to a binge, sooner or […]

Magic Potion for Weight Loss!

Have you heard of the magic potion for weight loss? It is colourless, odourless and tasteless and as far as our health goes, it is priceless. Yes, you guessed it. It is, quite simply, water! Various studies have shown that reducing water intake leads to increased fat deposits whereas drinking more water helps mobilize stored […]

Egg-muffin

While we may not yet have a clear answer to what came first, the egg or the chicken, when it comes to the first meal of the day…the egg wins hands down. The high nutrient value of eggs make them an excellent way to start the day or for that matter a healthy snack at […]

Obesity and Cancer

There are many diseases that are associated with obesity – high blood sugar, high blood pressure, infertility and arthritis to name a few. The reason these red flags are spotted pretty quickly is because they are easy to detect – either due to symptoms or with routine tests.  But, there is another grave side-effect, one […]

Bisibelle Oats

In recent years, oats have slowly but surely established their presence in Indian kitchens. Packed with protein and fiber and low on fat, oats are at the top of the list of healthy foods. Oats contribute to a healthier heart and also help regulate blood sugar. Oats are largely looked upon as a breakfast item. […]

A Hot & Healthy Cuppa Soup

The first few weeks, post-surgery is a time you adapt to the changes that your body has gone through. It is advisable to eat simple and small meals which are light on the stomach and easy to digest. Soups can be an excellent for your daily meal plan in this phase and beyond. They can […]

Prestigious Fellowship Awarded to Dr Abhay Agrawal

Dr Abhay Agrawal was conferred with the highly coveted Fellowship of Association of Indian Surgeons (FAIS) at this year’s National Conference of the Association at Jaipur December 2017. FAIS an accolade awarded to a select few surgeons over the years by Association of Surgeons of India. Dr Agrawal’s commitment to Surgical Excellence reinforced by his […]