Time-restricted eating may prevent tumour growth, suggests study

A new study suggests that rather than changing what they eat to prevent tumour growth, a person may benefit from simply timing their meals differently

Time-restricted eating may prevent tumour growth, suggests studyResearchers have already identified obesity as a risk factor for cancer, so some doctors recommend reducing caloric intake to help prevent tumours. However, a new study now finds that prevention may be less about how many calories you consume and more about when you eat your meals. This study states that time-restricted eating can prevent tumour […]

Low-carb breakfast found beneficial for people struggling with type 2 diabetes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But for diabetes patients, preparing their first meal for the day could be a daunting task, especially when they have been advised to avoid certain types of food. It also doesn’t help that anything they consume could readily affect their blood sugar levels

Low-carb breakfast found beneficial for people struggling with type 2 diabetesGood thing a new study has found that a low-carbohydrate breakfast is actually the best meal to prepare for people struggling with diabetes. The study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recommends ditching as much carbs and eating more protein and fat instead. The researchers who conducted the study said that a low-carb, […]

New study debunks 3 common sleep myths, here’s what you need to know

New research dispels some common sleep myths that prevent people from getting adequate rest and that may lead to health problems in the long run

New study debunks 3 common sleep myths, here’s what you need to knowResearchers have linked insufficient sleep with a range of health problems. These include obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular conditions, and mental health issues. Several widespread misconceptions about what constitutes good sleep hygiene could contribute significantly to the sleep deprivation crisis, suggests new research. Rebecca Robbins, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Population Health at New York […]

High intake of salt can increase diabetes risk, says study

The researchers found that each extra gram of sodium (or 2.5 grams of salt) per day was linked to a 43 per cent higher risk of type 2 diabetes. It was noted that the people who fell within the high consumption category were at a 58 per cent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than the individuals in the low consumption group

High intake of salt can increase diabetes risk, says studyDiabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke and lower limb amputation.Almost half of all deaths attributable to high blood glucose occur before the age of 70 years. WHO projects that diabetes will be the seventh leading cause of death in 2030. Diabetes prevalence has been rising more rapidly in middle- […]

Is the new ‘fasting’ diet trend healthy?

Fasting is nothing new. For a month every year, practising Muslims celebrate Ramadan by fasting from sunrise to sunset, and it’s a part of many other major religious traditions. But is it healthy and effective to restrict eating or fast on a regular basis?

Is the new ‘fasting’ diet trend healthy?Tipping the scales at 105 kgs, Charles Joy realised he needed to make some changes. The 28-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, native already had tried many diet plans to varying degrees of success. In 2013, he lost more than 45 kilos through exercise and diet. But afterward, his weight slowly began to creep back up. In 2017, […]

#WorldKidneyDay: Kidney – a neglected organ in diabetes 

Dr Pradeep Gadge, a Diabetologist, Gadge Diabetes Centre, shares why Kidney should not be neglected in a diabetic patient

#WorldKidneyDay: Kidney – a neglected organ in diabetes What are kidneys? The kidneys are bean-shaped organs located near the middle of the back, just below the rib cage with one on each side of the spine. Kidneys are responsible for many essential regulatory roles, including filtering the blood to keep it clean and chemically balanced and erythropoietin hormone production. One of the most […]

Including red raspberries in the diet can help people with pre-diabetes

A study released today from the Illinois Institute of Technology shows the benefits of including red raspberries in the diet of individuals with pre-diabetes and insulin resistance

Including red raspberries in the diet can help people with pre-diabetesThe study, published in obesity, investigated the effects of red raspberries in a group of people at-risk for diabetes who were overweight or obese and presented with prediabetes and insulin resistance. A metabolically healthy control group was also included in the study for reference. Using a randomised, controlled, acute study design, 32 adults between the […]

Excess meat consumption tied to higher risk of liver disease, finds study

People who eat a lot of animal protein may be more likely to have excessive fat in their livers and a higher risk of liver disease than individuals whose main source of protein is vegetables, a Dutch study suggests

Excess meat consumption tied to higher risk of liver disease, finds studyWhile dietary changes are recommended to treat this type of liver disease, research to date hasn’t clearly demonstrated whether these changes can work for prevention. Researchers focused on what’s known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is usually associated with obesity and certain eating habits. Overweight people who ate the most animal protein were […]

Following a keto diet may raise your risk of having type 2 diabetes risk

New research published in the Journal of Physiology indicates that ketogenic diets, which are low carbohydrate high fat eating plans that are known to lead to weight loss, may cause an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes in the early stage of the diet

Following a keto diet may raise your risk of having type 2 diabetes riskBy finding a link to a condition that raises the risk of type 2 diabetes; new research questions the health benefits of ketogenic diets. Ketogenic diets are low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets that have been shown to reduce weight. They change metabolism so that energy comes from fat instead of sugar. When researchers in Switzerland examined what […]

World Chocolate Day: Fertility inducing benefits of dark chocolate

World chocolate day is celebrated every year on July 7.  When consumed in large amounts and frequently chocolate will cause weight gain, consumed in moderation and the right kind of chocolate certainly has unique health benefits

World Chocolate Day: Fertility inducing benefits of dark chocolateAccording to experts, dark chocolate is beneficial for overall health as it is packed with antioxidants and contains various essential nutrients. Dr Rajalaxmi Walavalakar, shares some scientifically proven fertility inducing benefits of dark chocolate: For enhancing chances of conception Arginine, one of the vitamins found in dark chocolate is a building block of the chemical […]