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Obesity- Not Just A Body Shape But A Silent Chronic Disease!!!

Obesity is defined as a condition of abnormal or excessive fat accumulation in adipose tissue. The distribution of fat in the body is either around the waist and trunk (abdominal, central or android obesity) or peripherally around the body (gynoid obesity) -both of which have important health implications. Obesity is a common and preventable disease …

All you should know about Milk and Dairy Products

The first food for any mammal including human is “MILK”. It the white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals to feed their offspring until they get ready for solid food. Dairy products are packed with essential nutrients which are difficult to obtain from low dairy or dairy free products. Since times immemorial, they …

Choose the Right Food if You Have Celiac Disease..!!

It is an autoimmune disorder, also called celiac sprue and gluten intolerance, this occurs when the body treats gluten protein, found in wheat, as foreign body. This disorder can damage the villi, millions of fluttering hair like structure that line the intestinal tract and helps in absorption of nutrients into the blood stream. Without healthy …

Superfood-Coconut Water

incredibly useful for children and adults during cholera or severe diarrhoea and dehydration Fresh coconut water is the most appealing based upon observations regarding its hydration capabilities. It act as a natural alternative to sport drinks. It is natural nutritious beverage and is very popular all over the world. It has therapeutic properties as it …

Sickle Cell Anaemia or Sickle cell disease

Sickle cell anaemia or Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder, in which the body produces abnormally shaped red blood cells that have a crescent or sickle shape. These cells do not last as long as the normal, round red blood cells do (haemolysis), which leads to anaemia. Children with sickle cell anaemia show growth …

Constipation – A Modern Lifestyle Disease

A large number of population suffer from a lifestyle disorder called constipation. Constipation is the type of modern disease of lifestyle, which is caused by irregular and unhealthy dietary pattern. Lack of physical activity, inadequate dietary fibre and too little liquid or water intake are few major causes of constipation. To prevent constipation, it’s important …

GDM- Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

It is the diabetes diagnosed during pregnancy It is defined as the glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy. According to the maternal health division India, one in 10 pregnancies is associated with diabetes, 90% of which are diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes. In India, the rate of GDM are estimated to be 10-14.3% …

Diet, Causes and Symptoms of PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common metabolic abnormality found among females of the reproductive age. PCOS is the most common cause of infertility in women. It is basically a multifaceted disorder in which women are presented with major clinical conditions such hirsutism, obesity, oligomenorrhea and infertility. Primarily characterized by ovulatory dysfunction & hyperandrogenism. Socioeconomic …

Stuffed Chicken Breast

Highlights: A combination of high quality protein and good fat. Chicken is considered to be the lean meat and it is a complete source of protein such as essential amino acids used to build and repair tissue in the body. It’s a superb recipe for gym going individual as it’s a natural source of protein …

Are you also a Whey Protein person? Then must read this!!

Whey is a mixture of proteins isolated from “whey”, the liquid material created as a by-product of cheese (Paneer) production. Whey is left over when milk is coagulated during the process of cheese production, and contains everything that is soluble from milk after the pH is dropped to 4.6 during the coagulation process. It is …

Super Food-Strawberry

This tiny fruit have huge health benefits. Strawberries are packed with vitamin C, antioxidants, fiber, folic acid and also an excellent source of manganese- a mineral and are low fat. Many studies have shown consumption of diet rich in fruits lower the risk of chronic diseases including cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Strawberries consist of ellagic …

Is Sleep Hygiene Affected by One’s Dietary Choices

These days due to increased work pressure, long hours of work and exposure to artificial lights, travel related and other stress can cause problems and may affect sleep quality. The best way to get a good night’s sleep is to practice good sleep hygiene (sets of practices, habits, and environmental influences that impact one’s health). …

Beating the Exam Blues

Exam time is a stressful time for both parents and kids. And parents normally come to dieticians with the complaints that the child is not eating properly due to stress of studies and exams. What then should be an ideal diet during exam time? A diet rich in vitamins and minerals, increased fluid intake and …

Mid-Night Cravings

Have you ever smuggled any sweet or a snack from the refrigerator at mid night? Well if you have then you aren’t alone. Many recent studies have shown that most of the people develop midnight cravings. This is because human sugar cravings peak around midnight. But have you ever wondered why? Well, science is again …

Super Food- Ghee

You must have heard of “Ghee”, the yellow coloured solid fat jar that is available in most of the Indian houses or in other words clarified butter. Ever thought what is so good about that yellow fat which makes it so popular amongst all Indian? Let’s learn about it. Ghee is basically prepared by traditional …

Care for Healthy Eyes

The window to the world are your delicate eyes. Nothing can substitute the quality of life good vision offers. Eyes are too delicate that they don’t just demand your attention but also demand good nutrition, like any other part of the body. Some conscious efforts can protect your eyes, which also help in improving your …

Meet the 9 Important Minerals of Your Body

Calcium It is the most essential mineral for strong bones and teeth. It also helps in controlling blood pressure levels, promotes a keeps normal heartbeat. A normal level of calcium in the body over life time can help prevent osteoporosis. Requirement per day 1000-1200 mg for healthy adult. Source of ca: Milk and it’s products, …

Immunity Boosting Foods During Winter Season

It takes more than an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It turns out that eating some pretty surprising nutrients will help keep the immune system on guard. As we head into winter, it’s a good time to boost immunity to avoid nasty colds and flu. First let’s understand what IMMUNITY is: “Immunity …

Super Food: Curd

We all know curd is a dairy product obtained by milk coagulation process called curdling. Curdling of milk is a very common practice in Indian homes. You must have heard about a word probiotic, but what are they? Probiotics are the live bacteria or microorganism that are believed to provide health benefits when consumed. Probiotics …

Super Food: Sweet Potato

Sweet Potatoes are super food for diabetic people, children, cardiac people and also for weight watchers as it is high in fiber and have a low glycemic index and considered as best complex carb option. According to a study led by a university of Vienna professor, Dr. Berhhard Ludvik, published in the journal Diabetes Care, …

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Super food of the week – Flaxseeds

Also commonly known as “Alsi seeds” and linseeds. They are basically food and fibre crop, which are good for weight loss, healthy heart, good healthy and clear skin, balance hormone, good digestion.Flaxseed have lignan that are unique fibre polyphenols found in plants. These lignan support the growth of probiotics in the gut and also has …

Myth about Plastic Rice

What do you understand by Plastic Rice?? Plastic rice are nothing but artificial rice that are coated with plastic and used as real rice. This was hiked in media some time back. Many complaint cases were registered regarding the supply of plastic rice. But nothing has been proved yet. These plastic rice was first surfaced …

All you should know about-DIABETES!!

WHO defines diabetes as “a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces”. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. The most common effect of diabetes is Hyperglycemia or increased blood sugar. Diabetes causes some serious health …