Know about keto diet and whether you should opt for it

With the increasing celebrity diets and several kinds of research, curiosity, and demand for ketogenic diet rank much higher. Being a nutrition expert, I insist people understand the diet before engaging in any such diet programs. Let’s see what ketosis is: It forces the body to utilise fats as an energy source, since; absence or […]

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7 nutrition tips to help achieve your ‘New Year’s Resolution’

Many people find themselves at a crossroad when it comes to following their New Year’s resolution which aims at better fitness. A healthier diet and fit lifestyle are on the top of many people’s resolution list; however, sticking to the resolution after holidays can be tough! Greasy food, holiday sweets and consumption of alcohol can […]

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Unhealthy eating habits in childhood tied to alcohol use later on in life

The association with young teens’ drinking habits is stronger than with other factors, such as parents’ education and income. “We must make people more aware of the long-term effects of healthy food in early youth,” says Lauren Lissner, Professor of Epidemiology at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The research is based on data from […]

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Here’s all you need to know about this diabetic-friendly vegetable

Ivy gourd is a plant grown in tropical climates that are used for food and medicinal purposes. There are different species of ivy gourd, including Coccinia indica, Coccinia cordifolia, and Coccinia grandis, which are often compared to bitter melon. In addition to being a staple of Indian, Indonesian, and Thai cuisines, the fruit is believed […]

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Onion and garlic consumption can help reduce cancer risk

Onions and garlic can play a beneficial role in preventing breast cancer, suggests study

That’s according to the findings of a study led by University at Buffalo and University of Puerto Rico researchers. It’s the first population-based study to examine the association between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer in Puerto Rico. The results were published in the journal Nutrition and Cancer. “We found that among Puerto Rican […]

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What you eat can affect your emotional state, say researchers

‘You are what you eat’ might just be your new catchphrase. Recent studies reveal that what we eat could not only affect our physical well-being but influence our emotional state, too. Several studies show that the type of food we consume can determine how likely we are getting or not getting depression. “Research shows that […]

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Pune: Woman writes 3000 recipes to encourage healthy eating in youngsters

A 67-year-old Pune woman weighed around 95 to 100 KG before undergoing bariatric surgery. After losing 30 kgs, she researched on healthy recipes, and recently published a book with 3000 healthy vegetarian recipes in Marathi. She says, “Much about your weight depends on what you eat.” Anuradha Tambolkar underwent bariatric surgery in 2012, and she […]

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7 nutritionists share the one food they include in their daily diet

7 nutritionists share the one food they include in their daily diet

What’s for dinner? What about breakfast? Lunch? Pre-workout fuel? Midnight snack? Every day, you make hundreds of decisions about what to eat and drink. Yes, really: Recent research from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab found that we typically make more than 200 food-related choices a day—holy hoagie! And while variety is important when deciding […]

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Long-term, unregulated keto diet can harm your health: Health experts

The keto diet is an extremely low- or no-carbohydrate diet that forces the body into a state of ketosis. Ketosis occurs when people eat a low or no-carb diet and molecules called ketones builds up in their bloodstream. With low carbohydrate diet, sugar levels in the blood drop, and the body begins to break down […]

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