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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13 healthy and nutritious high-fat foods you must include in your diet

13 healthy and nutritious high-fat foods you must include in your diet

We don’t have to tell you what a disaster the low-fat craze was. We all stopped eating many of our favourite foods thinking they were bad for us (welcome back, eggs and dark chocolate!) and ended up overweight, overly full of refined carbs, and sick. In the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, for the first […]

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Fasting vs. carb restriction: Which is better for weight loss?

When you talk about diets, intermittent fasting and a low-carb diet are the two common recommendations. But both approaches have some similar effects, such as reducing carbs, insulin and blood sugar and promoting ketosis. It may make you think of just handpicking one because any of them could help improve your health. But fasting and […]

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A low-carb diet may help relieve symptoms of knee osteoarthritis

However, these treatments are either invasive or could cause a range of unwanted side effects. This is why researchers have decided to investigate whether dietary interventions could relieve some symptoms and signs of knee osteoarthritis. A randomised controlled study finds that a diet low in carbs can relieve pain for people who have knee osteoarthritis. […]

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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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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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Can a father’s diet before conception affect the baby’s health?

Dear men, if you are planning for a baby, include fish, meat, vegetables and fruits in your diet daily as your diet before conception can impact newborn’s health, claims a recent study. Researchers from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, US found that a low carbohydrate and high protein diet by the father will help […]

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