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Health Talk by Satyajit Dash

On September 22, 2016, Mr Satyajit Dash conducted a “Health and Awareness Session” for all the staff members of the school.

ISSA certified Sports Nutritionist, Mr Satyajit Dash, is working with Cairn India Ltd as a GIS Specialist.

Some of the important facts about good health that Lifestyle Management Coach, Mr Dash, threw light on are:

  • An assessment of BCA and Lipid Profile is essential for an analysis of one’s health.

  • Whey Protein compensates for the nutrients otherwise missing in the vegetarian diet.

  • Calcium is absorbed by body only with vitamin D and can help only when combined with Magnesium and Zinc.

  • Sugar is a more dangerous addiction than narcotics.

  • Intermittent fasting speeds up the activity of fat-burning hormones.

A few prevalent myths were busted and truth was revealed:

  • Contrary to the popular belief, refined oils damage health. The oils that undergo the process of hydrogenation are harmful.

  • Coconut oil, kachchi ghani mustard oil and olive oil are extremely beneficial for health. The oils obtained through mechanical process contribute to good health.

  • Ghee is good.

Stress was laid upon the importance of:

  • Consumption of about seven litres of water every day

  • Weight training to strengthen muscles and burn fat

  • Practice of yoga / aerobics / zumba for fat loss

Every recommendation was supported by scientific facts.  A number of doubts were put to rest. Inefficacy of some medical practices was exposed.

The interactive session ended with staff members feeling very enlightened. New resolutions were made.

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