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September 18, 2013

The Bangalore Chapter of the Indian Dietetic Association will celebrate 50 years of its existence by organising a Nutrition Expo on Saturday, September 21, 2013.  The expo is open to all and the entrance is free.  It will be held on the lawns of Apollo Hospital, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore from 11 am to 4 pm.  The expo will be inaugurated by the celebrity international athlete, Ms Reeth Abraham.

Visitors to the expo can avail of free blood sugar check, blood pressure, body weight.  There will also be educational material, games and quizzes on nutrition.  You can meet dietitians and get tips from them.

Do come along and bring your family, friends and neighbours as well.  Hope to see you on Saturday.

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April 17, 2013

A new study that came out recently says that taking a cup of beetroot juice can help to reduce blood pressure.  Nitrate-rich vegetables like lettuce, cabbage, beetroot, etc have a relaxing effect on the blood vessels which might bring down the blood pressure slightly. 

This brings us back to the basic nutritional guideline of eating more vegetables for blood pressure control and better health.

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