Are you always feeling thirsty? Know the reasons behind it

Excessive thirst is usually not a serious problem. But in some cases, it may be a sign of an underlying condition. Here are some possible reasons to explain it

Are you always feeling thirsty? Know the reasons behind itAre you constantly feeling parched? While it is nothing serious in most cases, excessive thirst could indicate an underlying health problem in some cases. Dehydration “The main reason people feel thirsty is because they are dehydrated, they are not drinking enough water,” Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., a family doctor at One Medical in Phoenix, Arizona. She […]

Is the keto diet safe for pregnant women? Here’s what you need to know

Eating a high-fat and low-carb diet during pregnancy is good for foetal development and for the metabolism of expectant mothers

Is the keto diet safe for pregnant women? Here’s what you need to know  Healthy eating during pregnancy is vital for the foetus’ growth and development, as well as essential to preventing nausea and vomiting for the mother-to-be. Eating 100 grams of proteins per day, supplementing with vitamins and minerals and eating 300 extra calories during the second and third trimester is highly recommended by websites doling out […]

Keto diet may cause hair loss, expert says

Keto diet may cause hair loss, expert saysThe keto diet was originally created to help people with epileptic seizures. But due to the unexpected benefits of the approach in some people trying to keep a healthy weight, many across the world started to go on keto. But is it really healthy? The debate continues among experts and the weight loss community whether […]

4 Simple and effective tips to prevent fatty liver disease

While fatty liver disease may not manifest any symptoms, it is still an alarming condition for it can develop into serious health problems like cirrhosis and liver cancer

4 Simple and effective tips to prevent fatty liver diseaseLiver is one of the vital organs in the body, for it performs very important functions such as storing energy, helping food digestion and removing toxins from circulation. When extra fat builds up in the liver, the organ develops the condition and suffers certain problems in the long run. Fortunately, Dr Axe has shared some […]

Keto diet causes blood sugar problems in women, finds new study

Researchers warn in a new study that females do not actually benefit from the high-fat, very low-carbohydrate diet

Keto diet causes blood sugar problems in women, finds new studyKetogenic diet or keto diet has been widely known for its benefits that could help shed the extra weight without requiring a strict and extremely limited meal. Some people also found the approach effective in improving blood sugar control. However, the trend may change in the future, particularly for women. A new study shows that […]

Keto diet: 10 foods to avoid to burn body fat fast

The ketogenic or keto diet has been widely discussed around the world due to its effectiveness to help lose extra fat and lead to a healthy weight loss. This diet triggers a biological process that allows the body alone to burn fat

Keto diet: 10 foods to avoid to burn body fat fastKetosis puts the body in a metabolic state that focuses on burning fat for fuel instead of getting rid of carbs. Without high amounts of carbs, the body turns to stored fat for energy production. In the process, ketones are produced. Ketones are compounds that build up in the blood and are eliminated by urine, […]

#InternationalEpilepsyDay: Keto diet can help reduce occurrence of epileptic seizures, reveals study

Besides helping lose weight and improve their overall health, consuming a ketogenic diet, which is high fat, low protein and low carbohydrates, can help reduce seizures caused by epilepsy, finds a recent study on rats. The study showed that increasing blood ketones by using ketogenic supplementation can reduce seizures without dietary restriction

#InternationalEpilepsyDay: Keto diet can help reduce occurrence of epileptic seizures, reveals studyThe ketogenic diet has proven successful in helping people lose weight and improve their overall health, including those with epilepsy. The low-carb diet transitions the body from burning sugar to burning fat and ketones for energy. New research suggests that increasing blood ketones by using ketogenic supplementation can reduce seizures without dietary restriction. A new […]

Following a keto diet could help make cancer therapy more effective

New cancer-fighting drugs come along pretty regularly, and some show more promise than others, but a new class of treatments is getting a boost in effectiveness from a somewhat unlikely source: a low-carb diet

Following a keto diet could help make cancer therapy more effectiveIn recent years, scientists have been testing a new class of cancer drugs. They target a specific molecular pathway that has been shown to be faulty in many types of cancer. Specifically, these drugs target a cell signalling pathway called phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase (PI3K), which is activated by insulin. Previous studies have shown that mutations in […]

Know about keto diet and whether you should opt for it

Prajakta Borse, a sports nutritionist and clinical dietician, shares whether one should or should not follow a keto diet

Know about keto diet and whether you should opt for itWith 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 […]

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 […]