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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Keto diet causes blood sugar problems in women

Ketogenic 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 […]

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Know about the worst side effects of the most popular diets

Diet plans help in getting healthy and in losing weight. They should be… ideally. According to Tina Martini, fitness guru, naturopathic chef and author of Delicious Medicine: The Healing Power of Food, meal plans such as Keto, Paleo, Whole30 and Dukan are not long-term solutions for keeping weight and excess body fat off.  “Often, you […]

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4 Simple and effective tips to prevent fatty liver disease

Liver 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 […]

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Self-monitoring what you eat can help you lose weight, proves study

Know about the best health secrets to maintain a healthy weight

Shedding weight is one of, if not, the biggest health conundrums of the twenty-first century that is plagued by worldwide epidemics of diabetes and obesity. Certain people take the unhealthy route and resort to quick-fix solutions such as liposuction and anti-obesity medication, which may not always be the safest alternative. Consistent effort and commitment to […]

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Following a healthy plant-based diet may lower kidney disease risk

The consumption of plant-based diets is becoming more common for ethical, environmental, and health reasons. The quality of plant sources of food can differ, however, with nutrient-rich plants being more healthful and plants that are high in refined carbohydrates being less healthful. Emerging evidence suggests that the risk of chronic conditions varies by types of […]

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

The 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 […]

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Following a keto diet could help make cancer therapy more effective

In 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 […]

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‘Delayed diagnosis is a major challenge in epilepsy management’

‘Delayed diagnosis is a major challenge in epilepsy management’

As a prelude to World Epilepsy Day 2017, a city hospital organised a free check-up camp to aid those with complex epilepsy. The event witnessed the participation of 49 adults and 39 children suffering from complex epilepsy. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder characterised by recurrent and unprovoked seizures that lasts for 60 to 90 seconds. […]

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