Dear Solo Female Travellers, Redefine Self Care In Midst Of Haridwar City

Situated in the heart of Haridwar, one of the world’s oldest and holiest cities, Ekaanta provides a respite from the daily bustle of life by fostering calmness. Ekaanta, overseen by three influential women, Saumya Agarwal, Manvi Lohia, and Shradha Lohia, is a tranquil and exquisite haven where you may reconnect with yourself alone.

Summer drinks recipes: 7 coolers you must try for good digestion

The summer heat elevates the risk of dehydration due to increased perspiration, a natural body cooling process. Dehydration significantly affects the gastrointestinal tract, leading to decreased saliva production, which is essential for the initial digestion of carbohydrates, says dietician Manvi Lohia.

Amla juice or lemon water: Which one is a better weight-loss drink?

Amla juice, derived from the Indian gooseberry, is not just another health fad. This nutrient powerhouse is lauded in Ayurvedic medicine for its digestive and immune-boosting properties, says dietician Manvi Lohia.

No, 3 pm is not the best time to eat your lunch

Feeling sluggish in the afternoon? A well-timed lunch might be the key to recharging your body and mind. According to nutritionists Manvi Lohia, dietician and head of holistic health, Ekaanta and Ekta Singhwal, dietician, Ujala Cygnus Hospitals, the ideal window for lunch falls between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM.

Is red meat healthy for you?

Red meat refers to the meat of mammals, which is red when raw and darkens as it cooks. This category includes pork, lamb, veal and goat. The colour difference compared to white meat, like chicken and turkey, is due to higher levels of myoglobin, a protein in muscle that binds oxygen and iron, giving the meat its red colour, shares dietician Manvi Lohia.

Unpacking wellness with slow travelling

Ekaanta, a boutique experiential luxury wellness retreat in Haridwar, Uttarakhand has hexagonal pods inspired by the beehive concept — the pods allow guests to unwind and meditate in a sound-proof, energy-efficient setting. That is not all.

Refresh, Reboot – At the Ekaanta Retreat in Haridwar

Last month I got to stay at EKAANTA, a Boutique wellness retreat in Haridwar. Located in the hub of Haridwar, on the busy Niranjani Akhara Marg, Ekaanta’s carved wooden doors open into a spacious and tranquil lobby, in sharp contrast to the bustling street we stepped in from.

Ekaanta: A sanctuary of tranquility and holistic wellness

Nestled on the ghaats of the holy river Ganga in Haridwar, lies a soulful mindversity, Ekaanta – a beacon of luxurious experiential wellness. 3 hours from Delhi, and an hour from Dehradun airport, it is location with the Himalayas on one side and the Ganges flowing on its steps.

Try this radish juice recipe for weight loss and a healthy gut

Radish juice is a powerhouse of nutrients, offering a plethora of health benefits. Here are some of the health benefits of radish juice: Radish is high in antioxidants and sulphur-containing compounds, which help detoxify the body and clear out toxins. This helps in promoting liver and kidney health, says dietician Manvi Lohia.

‘Besan ka sheera’ is the best natural home remedy for cough and cold, says my mom

Besan ka sheera is a sweet, nutty-flavoured semi-thick beverage made from gram flour (besan), ghee (clarified butter), milk, sugar, and spices such as turmeric and cardamom. It is popular in many Indian households for its comforting and therapeutic properties, especially during the cold season, says dietician Manvi Lohia.

Ditch the sugar with Chef Kunal Kapur’s cold coffee recipe with a refreshing twist

Manvi Lohia, registered dietician and head of holistic health and international business at Ekaanta, said that a study published in the Journal of Food Processing and Technology found that jaggery contains vitamins and minerals such as iron, magnesium, potassium and calcium…

Chemotherapy से गुजर रहे मरीजों की कैसी होनी चाहिए Diet, बता रही हैं एक्‍सपर्ट

Chemotherapy patients diet: कैंसर के बाद होने वाली कीमोथेरेपी मरीज को बेहद कमजोर बना देती है। मजबूत शरीर के लिए सही डाइट की जरूरत होती है। एक्सपर्ट बता रही हैं कैसी होनी चाहिए कीमोथेरेपी से गुजर रहे पेशेंट की डाइट।

Cervical Cancer Vaccine To Poshan 2.0, 6 Key Takeaways From FM Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget Speech For Healthcare Sector spoke to Manvi Lohia, MPH, RD & & Head of Holistic Health, and International Business, Ekaanta regarding the government-led initiatives in the healthcare sector in the interim budget 2024. She said, ” The Indian government’s commitment to improving maternal and childcare…

Mindful Eating कर लो, डाइटिंग-एक्सरसाइज की कोई जरूरत नहीं, ना जाना पड़ेगा डॉक्टर पास

माइंडफुल ईटिंग एक कला है जो आज के वक्त में हर किसी को करनी चाहिए। लोग सिर्फ हेल्दी चीजें खाना स्वास्थ्य के लिए काफी समझते हैं। मगर जबतक आपको ये नहीं पता होगा कि कौन सा फूड कितनी मात्रा में खाना है तो आप पूरे फायदे नहीं पा सकते।

The digital dilemma: How screen time impacts kids’ nutrition

In a world where digital devices are nearly as common as toys, screens, and devices have taken over our lives to an extent that regulating screen time isn’t always possible. Concerns about the impact of screen time on the nutritional health of children cannot be overstated.

Whole, crushed, or minced: How to cut garlic for more flavour, benefits

Letting garlic sit for a few minutes after chopping and before cooking can maximise its health benefits, as it allows the allicin to develop fully, shared Manvi Lohia, registered dietitian and head of holistic health and international business, Ekaanta, Haridwar

Healthy Diet Plan 2024: 6 Strategies To Balance Nutrition In Everyday Meal

Manvi Lohia, MPH, RD & Head of Holistic Health and International Business, Ekaanta, explained a few strategies that may help to enjoy a feast and also have the health aspect as well. Enhance the celebration right from the start by making slight changes to the pre-party preparations…

Does ginger juice on an empty stomach alleviate digestive issues?

Consuming antioxidant drinks on an empty stomach is a popular remedy for weight loss. But a least spoken ingredient is fresh ginger which is said to be immensely helpful for tackling nausea and digestive discomfort…

Women’s Gut Health Myths Demystified Right Here!

Understanding gut health requires delving into the complex interplay of nutrition, anatomy, and physiology, which is particularly nuanced in women due to hormonal factors. The internet is abuzz with information about gut health, and navigating through it can be bewildering.

Can drinking water really cure dehydration? Know what experts say

Maanvi Lohia, Registered Dietitian, Holistic Health and Head of International Business, says that of course drinking adequate amount of water keeps the body hydrated, but sometimes even after drinking enough water, there are many reasons due to which the body can become dehydrated…

Health in Yuletide: Striking a balance with Manvi Lohia

Manvi is the Head of Holistic Health at Ekaanta and oversees both the wellness and F&B divisions. With a background as a chef at Gaggan and Walt Disney World, she brings a unique culinary perspective to creating healthy yet delicious recipes.

Virat Kohli’s recipe for making vegetable fried rice with a twist is worth trying (recipe inside)

Kohli’s suggestion of making vegetable fried rice using vegetable stock is a great example of a healthy, flavourful dish, said registered dietitian Manvi Lohia, head of holistic health, and international business, Ekaanta, Haridwar

Samantha Ruth Prabhu eats a piece of cake for breakfast this festive season; is it advisable?

Manvi Lohia, registered dietitian, head, holistic health, and international business, Ekaanta, Haridwar said it’s important to consider the psychological aspects of eating…

What makes mashed potatoes a staple at every Christmas dinner

“With a mild flavour and creamy texture, mashed potatoes complement a variety of main dishes and appeal to guests of all ages,” said chef Ganesh, Koa Café.

Luxury travel for women: Redefining pampering and relaxation

The landscape of luxury travel is undergoing a profound metamorphosis, transcending beyond the realms of lavish lifestyles and opulent amenities. Today’s luxury travel is about curated experiences that are as enriching as they are exclusive.


Ekaanta is a luxury experiential wellness retreat located along the serene banks of the Ganges in Haridwar. The retreat’s expansive open spaces are designed to reinvigorate the mind, body, and spirit, while its unique experiences…

Kitchen 101: Ditch plastic chopping boards now

“Additionally, microplastics—tiny plastic particles measuring less than 5 millimeters—have discreetly entered both our environment and food chain,” said Manvi Lohia, MPH, RD, head of holistic health, and international business at Ekaanta.
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