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5 Myths Surrounding Vegetarian Diet

5 Myths Surrounding Vegetarian Diet

Misconceptions over the years have surrounded vegetarian diets and those who adopt them. Let’s view the myths and see the actual reality Myth: Vegetarians do not get enough protein. Fact: Well, there was a time when nutritionists and dietitians even said this, but no longer. Now, we know that vegetarians get plenty of protein. What […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

GLUTEN FREE: Better Skin But You Need To Deal With Constipation

GLUTEN FREE: Better Skin But You Need To Deal With Constipation

The two staples of any Indian household are roti and rice. Without these two, our diet is incomplete. And if you are from a typical north Indian family, roti, parantha, poori and bread are a common part of your everyday life (read: diet). The same was the case with me. I have never been able […]

November 11th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Coffee Substance ‘Cafestol’ Could Help Delay Onset Of Type-2 Diabetes

Coffee Substance ‘Cafestol’ Could Help Delay Onset Of Type-2 Diabetes

‘Cafestol’, a bioactive substance found in coffee, could help delay the onset of Type-2 diabetes, improve cell function and insulin sensitivity in laboratory mice, according to a study carried out by a team of scientists in Denmark. The medicine that can delay your diabetes is right on your coffee table. ‘Cafestol’, a bioactive substance found […]

November 4th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Does Fruit Sugar Make You Fat?

Does Fruit Sugar Make You Fat?

Recent studies and new opinions have given a bad name to high fructose corn syrup. Studies show how fructose corn syrup and glucose can have a negative effect on one’s health and leads to weight gain. But what about fructose from fruit? Fruits, after all, are considered healthy food. Let’s find out. Understanding Sugars What […]

October 28th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Does Fruit Sugar Make You Fat?

Does Fruit Sugar Make You Fat?

Recent studies and new opinions have given a bad name to high fructose corn syrup. Studies show how fructose corn syrup and glucose can have a negative effect on one’s health and leads to weight gain. But what about fructose from fruit? Fruits, after all, are considered healthy food. Let’s find out. Understanding Sugars What […]

October 21st, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

HEART FAILURE: Say No To Excess Salt

HEART FAILURE: Say No To Excess Salt

With the festive season on, most of us throw caution to the winds and indulge in all kinds of delicacies both sweet and savoury. But before you reach out for that tempting deep-fried, salt-laden plate of fries, be forewarned: a study has found that high salt intake is associated with increased risk of hypertension and […]

October 14th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Exposure To Third-Hand Smoke In Homes And Cars Can Cause Liver And Brain Damage

Exposure To Third-Hand Smoke In Homes And Cars Can Cause Liver And Brain Damage

New research on mice has found that exposure to third-hand smoke (THS), found inside homes and cars as well as on clothing and hair, can cause damage to the liver and brain. Exposure to THS has already been shown in mice to promote type 2 diabetes, hyperactivity, liver and lung damage, and complications with healing […]

October 7th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Sleep Deprivation Reduces Depression Symptoms In Depressed Patients

Sleep Deprivation Reduces Depression Symptoms In Depressed Patients

Partial sleep deprivation (sleep for three to four hours followed by forced wakefulness for 20-21 hours) was equally as effective as total sleep deprivation (being deprived of sleep for 36 hours). Sleep deprivation – typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings – rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients, a new study […]

September 30th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Can Drinking Coffee Daily Make You Live Longer?v

Can Drinking Coffee Daily Make You Live Longer?v

According to a recent study, drinking four cups a day could add years to your life. The researchers found that participants who consumed at least four cups of coffee per day had a 64% lower risk of all-cause mortality than those who never or almost never consumed coffee. You may want to start sipping more […]

September 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Skinny People 5 Times More Likely To Die After Common Heart Problems Treatment

Skinny People 5 Times More Likely To Die After Common Heart Problems Treatment

According to researchers, underweight people are five times more likely to die after being treated for common heart problems. Having an ideal body weight is really important as a study has recently warned that underweight people are five times more likely to die after being treated for common heart problems. According to researchers, underweight people […]

September 16th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »