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Dangers of Low Carbohydrate Diets!

Carbohydrates Are Essential To Health! Our food is composed of the following nutrients: carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and water. Each of these nutrients have specific roles to play in the functioning of our body. *** Carbohydrates are of two types, viz. simple and complex carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates are made up of one or two […]

Milk Indigestion, Lactose Intolerance, The A2 milk And The Gir Cow Milk Story!

The Causes Of Milk Indigestion and Their Solutions! Many people cannot tolerate milk and milk products. They develop varying degrees of abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, gases, diarrhoea when they consume milk. The commonest cause of this is lactose intolerance. *** Lactose intolerance: Lactose is the major sugar present in milk. It is composed of two […]

Dangers Of Fast Food

Fast Food Or Junk Food Are Harmful To Health! Fast food or junk food are foods that are loaded with calories, sugars and salt, fats, cholesterol and trans fats and lack healthy nutrients like fibre, vitamins and minerals and antioxidants. Most fast food may lack either complex carbohydrates or proteins or both. Bakery products like […]

Hypertension!

Basic Information About Blood Pressure And Hypertension! Today many people are aware that diabetes is a grave illness. And they take the threat of the disease seriously. But more people have hypertension than diabetes and few people are aware that hypertension is as grave a disease as diabetes. And a person with hypertension may not have […]

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism Or Under Active Thyroid Gland Thyroid is a butterfly shaped endocrine gland situated at the base of the neck, below the prominence of the Adam’s apple, resting on the trachea or the windpipe. It produces three hormones, the two thyroid hormones called triiodothyronine or T3 and thyroxine or the T4 hormones and calcitonin. The […]

Uric Acid, Gout And Kidney Stones!

Raised Levels Of Blood Uric Acid, Gout And Kidney Stones! Many people suffer from raised levels of uric acids in their blood. Often this condition is found in routine renal function tests. Most often this condition is ignored if the rise is borderline. But left untreated, long term rise in uric acid could cause chronic […]

Fatty Liver Disease Or Hepatic Steatosis

Kinds Of Fatty Liver Disease Or Hepatic Steatosis Obese people have a greater risk of developing hypertension, diabetes and heart disease, than the slim people. And most obese people know that they are at greater risk of developing these diseases. And more obese people have fatty liver disease than heart disease, but most are totally […]

Acute And Chronic Inflammation!

The Root Cause Of Diseases Like Diabetes, Heart Disease And Cancers! Everyone knows hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, strokes, arthritis and cancers. Few know that the root cause of these dangerous disease is inflammation! What is inflammation? We have all experienced injuries from our childhood when we fell and scratched our skin of legs and hands […]

Choosing A Healthy Cooking Oil!

How To Choose A Healthy Cooking Oil! This is a delicate and controversial issue, involving complex scientific research which is still underway and emotions and geographical preferences and commercial interests of oil seed producers and the oil industry. We have already seen in the ‘Heart Health Poster Boy Olive Oil Vs Groundnut Oil’ article on […]

Heart Health Poster Boy Olive Oil Vs Groundnut Oil!

Choosing Between Olive Oil And Groundnut Oil! Hit the internet to search for foods to fight inflammation and the chronic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and heart disease resulting from it and it invariably comes up with one particular food, the heart health poster boy, the extra virgin olive oil. Researchers have for sometime now […]