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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, …

5 Super Nutrients To Detoxify The Body During Air Pollution

Air pollution can cause damage to the body’s cells and increase their degeneration. Pollution increases the amount of free radicals formed in the body whichare responsible for clinical conditions and also cause aging. Respiratory tract infections, breathing difficulty, increased levels of stress, heart problems and other diseases are on an increase due to alarming levels …

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 …

Detoxification After the Festive Season Binge

Now, that the festive season has gone, it’s time to get our health back on track after eating  sweets, chocolates, poories, fried snacks, papdi  chaat etc  It is important to clean the body and feel healthy once again.. What does detoxification means?? Well, detoxification means cleansing the blood, this is done by removing impurities from …

Balanced Diet For A Healthy Life

A balanced diet is one that contains all the nutrients in correct proportions, adequate for growth and development, energy needs, nitrogen equilibrium, repair and maintenance of normal health. In other words a balanced diet is one that provides adequate amounts of both macronutrients and micronutrients, for the regulation of metabolic processes and maintenance of an optimal health. It should include foods from all the major food groups, in proper proportions; which are: Milk and milk products Meat, poultry and fish, Cereals, roots and …

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 …

How Important are Vitamins!!

Vitamins are organic compounds found in food, necessary for certain essential functions of the human body. These are not produced inside the human body and so are required from diet although in smaller quantities. Vitamins are essential for some very important body functions such as proper digestion and metabolism, maintaining the integrity of skin, bones, …

Diet during pregnancy is what???

Why is it so important??? The answer is, it is the only Nutrition source to foetus and majorly to ensure a healthy child and also a healthy mother post-delivery. Some important nutrients during pregnancy are:  Energy During the first trimester it is not important to increase the energy intake in diet as it is to …

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 …

Gut bacteria affect our choice of eating!!

What are Gut bacteria? Gut flora (gut microbiota, or gastrointestinal microbiota) is the complex community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of humans and other living species. In humans the gut flora are fully developed within two years after the birth. The gut flora, appear to function like an endocrine organ, as they produce hormones and also play a role …