Know about the worst side effects of the most popular diets

Health experts consider the Mediterranean diet as one of the healthiest diets ever created, which focus on natural food, mainly plants combined with healthy fats. But people tend to jump from one new diet fad to another in an attempt to lose weight, or cash in on the trend. Today we discuss how such diet plans can harm your health

Know about the worst side effects of the most popular dietsDiet 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 […]

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: 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, […]

Know about the best health secrets to maintain a healthy weight

Know about the best health secrets to maintain a healthy weightShedding 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 […]

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 […]

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

A new study has uncovered a link between plant-based diets and kidney health. The finding, which appears in an upcoming issue of CJASN, indicates that consuming a diet based on nutrient-rich plants may help protect against the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Following a healthy plant-based diet may lower kidney disease riskThe 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 […]

#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 […]

‘Delayed diagnosis is a major challenge in epilepsy management’

Epilepsy is a chronic disorder characterised by recurrent and unprovoked seizures that lasts for 60 to 90 seconds. It occurs differently in every child and needs an accurate diagnosis as it can lead to multiple disabilities in children. On the eve of World Epilepsy, P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre organised a free check-up camp, to aid those with complex epilepsy

‘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. […]