The liver naturally stores small amounts of fat. When fat storage exceeds 5%, it results in fatty liver disease. Initially, this doesn’t cause liver damage, however, it is a progressive condition which could take years to develop. It makes the liver vulnerable and susceptible to further injury, inflammation and scarring which is not reversible.
A heatwave is a period of abnormally hot weather generally lasting more than two days. Heatwaves can occur with or without high humidity. They have the potential to cover a large area, exposing a high number of people to hazardous heat. A Heatwave is considered to be happening if the maximum temperature of a station reaches at least 40°C or more for Plains and at least 30°C or more for Hilly regions.
10 reasons why your body needs healthy foods
Nutrition is a vital part of every individual’s lifestyle. Although, its knowledge is understood by many it is followed by only a few. Healthy eating forms the core of our existence; without food, we won’t be able to survive and function efficiently.
Cinnamon and Blood Sugar Management
Cinnamon is a spice used all over the world. It is obtained from the bark of the cinnamon tree and is added to rice and meat-based dishes. It also finds its way into certain sweets, desserts and pastries.
Can foods and spices, in particular, be effective in treating health conditions?
Certain studies have shown that cinnamon helps increase insulin sensitivity and increases lipid metabolism.
Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition where the body’s T cells attack its own skin cells. This causes scaling of skin because of the rapid build-up of the skin cells at the surface. Typically, skin cells are produced deep inside the layers of skin and slowly rise up to the skin surface
Covid care nutrition guidelines
A strong immunity plays a key role in the prevention and recovery of Covid. It is of utmost importance to build immunity and to prevent re-infection during these challenging times. Following the guidelines below can help to build immunity as a precautionary measure against Covid and also help in a speedy recovery post contracting a Covid infection
6 Tips to Keep Healthy During the Pandemic
The sudden onset of the recent pandemic has changed everyone’s lifestyle in an unprecedented way. These changes in lifestyle weren’t limited only to work. With several lockdowns in place, it also affected in every dimension of life. (1) Studies show that, the change in the daily grind has led to an increase in anxiety and stress levels.
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.
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?
Beat Back PMS with Nutrition
PMS or Premenstrual Syndrome usually happens within one to two weeks before a woman gets her period. This could lead to mood swings, headaches, tiredness, body pain, feelings of anger or irritability, bloating, certain food cravings and depression. Fitness and a healthy diet may make significant differences in PMS symptoms.