Gluten and its impact in autoimmune diseases
An autoimmune disease condition occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells, organs and tissues. The immune system is the body’s first line of defence to attack germs, certain viruses and bacteria. However, when the immune system gets confused, it can attack any part of the body like the skin, causing alopecia areata or the pancreas leading to type 1 diabetes. This most often also happens when an individual is already genetically predisposed to an auto-immune condition.
Leaky gut? Know how to manage!
You often see your doctors turn into a detective when they understand that you have leaky gut. Leaky gut isn’t just a diagnosis but a prognosis that needs to be addressed. Your gut or intestine is a part of gastrointestinal part which starts from your mouth and ends at anus. It does the most important job of processing the food starting from breaking it down, absorption and elimination. This is our biggest immunity system, which the research knows very little about.
Strategies to Prevent Overeating
Overeating can happen at any time without us even being aware of it. It is important that we assess our food habits and stop to think if we are ingesting unnecessary calories! These strategies can help us do so.
Top 10 Weight Loss Tips for Working Women
Approaching weight loss can come with its own set of challenges and misconceptions. A large number of diets provide instant solutions promising quick weight loss. Diet pills, slimming shakes, sauna belts, herbal teas –the list is endless. But what is the best way to approach healthy weight loss, especially as a working woman?
Time your Carbohydrate Intake Wisely
Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced diet. But due to unhealthy carbs (like refined, polished ones- maida, white rice, sugars), they’ve got a bad reputation.
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?
6 Health Benefits of Lentils
Lentils are a staple in an Indian diet. Let us look at their health benefits.
Health Benefits of Avocado!
Ever heard of an alligator pear? Maybe not, but you might have heard about this fruit called- avocado.
Brussel Sprouts are More than Just Tiny Cabbages!
Have you looked at those tiny cabbage like vegetables and not given them a second thought? Read on to know about the amazing benefits of Brussel Sprouts.
6 Reasons You Are Always Hungry!
It’s been just 2 hours since your last meal and you feel restless and hungry. There are several reasons why you could be feeling this way.