Here’s why eliminating grains from your diet is bad for your health

Most of the dieters would hate carbohydrates. Some of its good sources are grains, which encourage people to eliminate them from their daily diets. It is true that all types of grains provide carbohydrates. But not all can be bad for your health or waistline

Here’s why eliminating grains from your diet is bad for your healthWhole grains are important in nutritious diets. These are described as the healthiest kinds of grains since it could help promote better health and prevent certain diseases and even premature death, according to a recent study in the journal Lancet. Refined grains are the ones you should avoid. These are made through a long manufacturing […]

Symptoms of job burnout and how to effectively deal with it

Job burnout is a special type of work-related stress, a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity

Symptoms of job burnout and how to effectively deal with it‘Burnout’ isn’t a medical diagnosis. Some experts think that other conditions, such as depression, are behind burnout. Some research suggests that many people who experience symptoms of job burnout don’t believe their jobs are the main cause. Whatever the cause, job burnout can affect your physical and mental health. Consider how to know if you’ve […]

Can a cup of tomato juice per day reduce the risk of heart disease?

Nutrition is vital for good health, and heart health is no exception. Now, one new study has asked whether regular consumption of unsalted tomato juice might be a cost-effective intervention

Can a cup of tomato juice per day reduce the risk of heart disease?Researchers have recently investigated the potential benefits of tomato juice on cardiovascular risk. Although the team reported reductions in blood pressure and cholesterol levels, the results are not entirely convincing. The study authors explain how the tomato “contains a variety of bioactive compounds, such as carotenoid, vitamin A, calcium, and gamma‐aminobutyric acid, which may play […]

Plant-based diet may reduce cardiovascular death risk by 32%, finds study

High plant-based food consumers were also 25% less likely to die from any cause and had a 32% lower risk of dying from a cardiovascular condition

Plant-based diet may reduce cardiovascular death risk by 32%, finds studyNew research adds to the mounting body of evidence that eating more plant-based foods and fewer animal ones may contribute to a healthy heart and cardiovascular system. A growing body of evidence is showing that a plant-based diet could benefit cardiovascular health. One such recent study found that eating more plant-based foods slashes the risk […]

High-fat diet and gut bacteria interlinked to insulin resistance: Reveals study

Researchers have discovered how our choice of diet can weaken our gut immune system and lead to the development of diabetes

High-fat diet and gut bacteria interlinked to insulin resistance: Reveals studyInsulin resistance occurs when the body stops responding normally to insulin, a hormone that helps the body process sugar. Developing insulin resistance can lead to type 2 diabetes, which is a metabolic condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Obesity is a significant risk factor for insulin resistance and diabetes. But how and why does […]

Eating chicken instead of red meat can help lower breast cancer risk

A new study has concluded that substituting chicken and other poultry for red meat may bring down the risk of breast cancer

Eating chicken instead of red meat can help lower breast cancer riskRed meat refers to the flesh obtained from cows, pigs and lambs, that is, beef, pork and lamb/mutton respectively. These contain more of the muscle protein called myoglobin which carries oxygen to the muscle tissue, similar to haemoglobin in the blood. The presence of myoglobin contributes to the red colour. Processed red meats also contain […]

Dietary choline associated with reduced risk of dementia, finds study

A new study by researchers at the University of Eastern Finland is the first to observe that dietary intake of phosphatidylcholine is associated with a reduced risk of dementia

Dietary choline associated with reduced risk of dementia, finds studyPhosphatidylcholine was also linked to enhanced cognitive performance. The main dietary sources of phosphatidylcholine were eggs and meat. The findings were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Choline is an essential nutrient, usually occurring in food in various compounds. Choline is also necessary for the formation of acetylcholine, which is a neurotransmitter. Earlier […]

Men’s sexual function may benefit from daily nut consumption, finds study

Men participating in a clinical trial who added two handfuls of nuts a day to their regular diet reported improvements in sexual function

Men’s sexual function may benefit from daily nut consumption, finds studyThe 14-week trial compared a group of men who added a daily dose of certain nuts to a Western-style diet with an equivalent group of men who ate the same diet but without nuts. The daily dose of nuts comprised 60 grams (g) – the equivalent of about two handfuls – of almonds, hazelnuts, and […]

Taking vitamin D and E during pregnancy may ‘reduce likelihood’ of asthma, finds study

The study states clearly that is has ‘confirmed’ that there is indeed an association between childhood asthma and low intake of vitamins D and E during pregnancy

Taking vitamin D and E during pregnancy may ‘reduce likelihood’ of asthma, finds studyAt present, approximately 300 million people are living with asthma worldwide. It is estimated that by 2025, another 100 million people will be diagnosed with asthma and that urban lifestyles will play a significant role in this. Among other causes, changes in diets, climate change, and air pollution have all been associated with an increase […]

‘Foods to strengthen your immunity during monsoon’

Monsoon invites a host of diseases. Water-borne diseases like typhoid, malaria, dengue, conjunctivitis, gastrointestinal disturbances are persistent. Hence, it is time for us to keep our body resistant against diseases by boosting our immunity and taking precautions against these diseases and up the water intake

‘Foods to strengthen your immunity during monsoon’Though, you are tempted to have chai and bhajiya. Avoid consuming it from outside. As high humidity can spoil the chutney. Opt for dry pulse and dal based chutney (added with moong, tamarind and garlic to add a flavor), instead of green chutney. Spices create a lot of irritation in the GI system , which […]
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