Convenience foods and obesity
Obesity has become an epidemic problem in most of the developed nations and it leads to most of the health complications, including premature death, heart diseases, liver disorders, diabetes, hormonal imbalances, arthritis etc. One of the major causes of obesity is junk and processed food, which falls under the category of convenience food.
Bad habits that are wreaking your health: Part 1
A visit to a doctor’s office or health clinic sometimes involves filling out a health form or a health risk assessment. Some of the questions asked include habits such as smoking and drinking, but did you know that there are other bad habits that may be part of our lifestyle?
Foods that can cause heartburn
Heart burn is one of the most common issues in recent times and is frequently mistaken to be a heart attack by many. Heart burn is usually the pain or burn that occurs when the acid in stomach flows back to esophagus. It can get worse after eating few foods or lying down. Most people also have pressure on their throat because of acid reflux.
Vitamin K is crucial in the body for its part in blood clotting and prevention of prolonged bleeding. It is a fat-soluble vitamin and is a group of two compounds. Vitamin K1- phylloquinone, which is the main type of Vitamin K usually is found in plant sources, and vitamin K2 menaquinone, some of which is produced naturally in the intestine,
Vegan diet and its impact on health
Vegan diet/ veganism is rapidly rising in the world because of various reasons like- health/ animal welfare or environmental concerns. Research also states that, plant-based diets are linked to lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases/ type-2 diabetes/ cancers because of its low saturated fat content (1).
The Dangers of Going Gluten Free When You Don?t Need To
Some health gurus and fitness freaks are increasingly on the anti-gluten warpath. Usually gluten free foods were found in health food stores if they were stocked at all. But these days our supermarkets contain food products that carry a ‘gluten- free’ label. But is gluten really all that bad for us?
5 effects of sugar on the body
Know why is added sugar bad for you.
Artificial Sweeteners and the Gut Bacteria
Did you know - high doses of artificial sweeteners are linked with diabetes in the long run? Find out more here!
6 Health Benefits of Lentils
Lentils are a staple in an Indian diet. Let us look at their health benefits.
10 Simmering Soup Recipes!
Soups make great accompaniments to meals! They are healthy, wholesome and nourishing.