How much rice can a diabetic eat?

The article explains why high-carbohydrate food intake should be appropriately managed for the diet of a diabetic

How much rice can a diabetic eat?Diet plays an important role in staying healthy, especially for people with diabetes. Many people wonder whether high-carbohydrate foods such as rice are healthy to eat. This article will explain how to count carbohydrates, how to incorporate rice into the diet, and what the healthy alternatives to rice are. Diabetes basics Diabetes mellitus is a […]

7 low-cost sources of healthy protein

Boost your intake of muscle-building nutrient without spending much

7 low-cost sources of healthy proteinLooking for the best high-protein foods? The choices are easy—lean red meat, poultry, fish and soy are among your best bets. Throw cost consideration into the mix, however, and suddenly things become less obvious. A wild Alaskan salmon steak is not an everyday option for most guys. (Plus, would you rather spend your dough on […]

Dawn phenomenon: Ways to control high morning blood sugars

Dawn phenomenon is a normal rise in blood sugar released by the liver. The release happens as the person's body is preparing to wake for the day. The rise in blood sugar is normally handled with insulin. But, so is not the case in diabetics

Dawn phenomenon: Ways to control high morning blood sugarsThe normal, natural rise in blood sugar that occurs in early morning hours, between roughly 4 and 8 am is called as the dawn phenomenon. Blood sugar levels change as a result of hormonal changes in the body. All people experience this phenomenon to one level or another and it can vary day by day. […]

Taking multiple showers a day can affect your immune system, digestion and heart

Researchers from Genetic Science Centre at University of Utah say over-cleaning can damage human microbiome –  a collection of bacteria, viruses and other microbes that live in and on your body

Taking multiple showers a day can affect your immune system, digestion and heartIf you think that taking shower everyday can keep you healthy and hygienic then give it a second thought, as a study reveals that over-cleaning can damage the human microbiome, thereby affecting the immune system, digestion and even heart. Not bathing for a few days can leave you a bit smelly, but showering too often […]

If you eat too much or too little, then you may be having eating disorder

Eating disorders can occur in both men and women. Nowadays, this trend has been on a rise in youngsters and adolescents due to many influencing factors like peer pressure, society perceptions and ideal body image

If you eat too much or too little, then you may be having eating disorderFood plays an important part in our life. Eating can make us happy as we bond over meals at home, workplace, luncheons, dinner and coffees. Healthy eating and regular exercising is easier said than done in today’s extremely fast-paced workaholic and stressful life. Food and weight can have a problematic relation and can be a […]

#GlobalHandwashingDay: Handwashing is the best self-vaccine

On Global Handwashing Day, know more about this simple hygiene which offers great rewards in terms of preventing illness

#GlobalHandwashingDay: Handwashing is the best self-vaccineThe simplest way to ensure basic hygiene is washing hands. It is our best defence and a self-vaccine that fights all kinds of pathogens (a bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that can cause disease), including cold and flu virus, and E. coli bacteria, and can reduce the risk of you developing any diarrheal and respiratory […]

7 less known facts about pins-and-needles sensation that you experience

You probably know what it feels like to have pins-and-needles sensation in your hands or feet after sleeping in an awkward position or keeping your legs crossed for too long. It's annoying, but if you have frequent or long-lasting tingling sensations, it's time to head to the doctor

7 less known facts about pins-and-needles sensation that you experienceYou probably know what it feels like to have pins-and-needles sensation in your hands or feet after sleeping in an awkward position or keeping your legs crossed for too long. It’s annoying, but you shake things out a bit and move on, no harm done. But if you have frequent or long-lasting tingling sensations, it’s […]

4 never heard before signs of breast cancer women should know

In the study, 83 per cent of the women who had breast cancer symptoms and were diagnosed found a lump first. But a little more awareness of other signs can't hurt. But a lump isn't the only symptom. In fact, one in six women diagnosed with breast cancer first report a symptom other than a lump

4 never heard before signs of breast cancer women should knowMany women diagnosed with breast cancer share a common experience: They feel a lump that wasn’t there before, which ultimately turns out to be cancerous. It’s why women are told to be familiar enough with what their breasts feel like to notice any such changes. But a lump isn’t the only symptom of breast cancer. […]

#WorldHeartDay: Dos and don’ts for a healthy heart

Researchers found that if people ate less salt and meat and ate more nuts, fruits and vegetables, they could greatly lower risk of heart disease

#WorldHeartDay: Dos and don’ts for a healthy heartJust 10 foods account for nearly half of all heart disease deaths in the U.S., researchers reported. If people ate less salt and meat and ate more nuts, fruits and vegetables, they could greatly lower their own risk of heart disease, the researchers at Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy found. It comes […]

Want to lose weight? Sip these 5 bedtime beverages

While you probably know that having caffeine and sugar too close to bedtime can mess with your sleep, other nutrients can actually help you build muscle, improve your blood sugar stability, and burn fat

Want to lose weight? Sip these 5 bedtime beveragesThere’s not much worse than a night of tossing and turning in the sack. After all, poor sleep is intricately tied to weight gain, skewed hormone levels, next-day munchies, and blood sugar and insulin issues, says Bridget Murphy, R.D.N., C.D.N., at NYU Langone Medical Center. To score some quality shuteye, you’ve got to be careful […]
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