Diet in Diseases

Bring an end to those Cravings

You are walking down the road, watching a movie or working at your desk and suddenly the craving hits: Chocolate, Chips or something spicy. You have been trying to stick to healthy eating all week but still the craving is so strong….. A couple of chips won’t harm, will they? The craving grows strong with […]

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Diabetes and Carbohydrate Counting

World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign for diabetes and is held on November 14 each year. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world. There were 62 million diabetics in India in 2014, according to CDC, which is equivalent […]

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Work-out while Working

Bound to desk for a big chunk of your waking hours you would often have wondered; how can I possibly reduce the mal-effects of my sedentary job. For those of us who find it difficult to allot a specific time of the day to exercise, desk job further adds on to the woes. But by […]

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High Cholesterol: Can and Can’t Haves

High cholesterol levels can create havoc with your health. A checklist for you; what to eat and what not to eat. Foods to Avoid: Whole milk and its products, Homogenized milk and its products Baked products Organ meats like kidney, brain, liver Bacon, ham, lamb, pork, egg-yolk All tinned products, including fish, vegetables, soup, etc […]

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Stop Rotavirus in its tracks

Rotavirus, a name most despised by parents, is a highly infectious virus that causes diarrhea in children which can last up to two weeks. It also causes vomiting and high fever. Rotavirus can be so severe that children can quickly become dehydrated and need hospitalization. It can infect people of all ages but the infection […]

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Reality check on Low / No Cal Sweeteners

Celebrations or festivities are just incomplete without sweets. Diabetics, obese or weight watchers are filled with guilt whenever they get a mouthful of sweets. A solution for this guilt: low-calorie and no-calorie sweeteners. But are they healthy??? A sweet preparation is a must at times of merry making. Sugar and its products are the most […]

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