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Drinking more sugary drinks of any type can increase type 2 diabetes risk, cautions study

Drinking more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), like soft drinks, as well as 100% fruit juices, were associated with higher type 2 diabetes risk. The study also found that drinking more artificially sweetened beverages (ASBs) in place of sugary beverages did not appear to lessen diabetes risk. However, diabetes risk decreased when one daily serving of any […]

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Lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of gout attacks

In the past, doctors often handed their patients a list of foods high in purines and instructed them not to eat those foods. By itself, that hasn’t been shown to be particularly helpful. More recently, experts have begun thinking about diet differently. Instead of trying to figure out which individual foods you should avoid, the […]

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Menopause: Effective diet tips to help you ease your transition

There is no question that perimenopause and menopause mark a time of change and adaptation for the body. Moreover, the extent or severity of accompanying symptoms depends on a variety of factors ranging from genetics to lifestyle habits. Hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms linked to menopause, was believed to occur due to […]

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Gut microbiota can contribute to type 2 diabetes, finds study

During recent years, the gut microbiota has been associated with health and several disease conditions. However, only a few studies have investigated whether an altered gut microbiota can directly affect disease. Scientists at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, are now showing that the gut microbiota of people with treatment-naïve type 2 diabetes can be linked […]

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Mumbai: Nutritionists to offer diet tips at civic-run dispensaries  

Soon, dieticians will offer free consultations in dispensaries which are run by the BMC in Mumbai. The kind of lifestyle you live has many consequences on your health. Many diseases like diabetes, hypertension, heart diseases etc., are rapidly increasing among Mumbaikars. Diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease are increasing. Diet is also equally […]

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