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.
5 effects of sugar on the body
Know why is added sugar bad for you.
Family And The Fight Against Diabetes
The fight against diabetes and other lifestyle diseases is an ongoing one. The theme of the International Diabetes Federation this year could not be more apt- Diabetes: Protect Your Family.
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!
Dealing with PCOS during Pregnancy and Lactation
Conceiving despite having PCOS can be very exciting and a happy time for a woman. However, certain precautions need to be in place at this time.
Are you TOFI? Thin Outside Fat Inside!
Does this concept surprise you? How can a thin person be fat? We usually equate a thin person with good health and fitness. While an overweight or obese person, we may mentally brand is unhealthy and unfit.
Health Benefits of Nuts and Dry Fruits
Dry fruits and nuts are known for its wide range of health benefits and they are rich in healthy fats, protein and fibre.
Curbing Sugar Intake in Children
One of the culprits for the rise of obesity, blood pressure and diabetes in our children is sugar.
Prediabetes: When you haven't crossed the line, yet.
Have you been diagnosed with prediabetes?
World Obesity Day 2017 - ACT NOW!
World Obesity Day - Act Now!