Energy Drinks do have Health Risks

People have gone into cardiac arrest after consuming more than one energy beverage, and when they’ve done sort of further analysis on these individuals, they haven’t been able to find anything abnormal other than the very high levels of caffeine and taurine in the toxicology. In one case, a young 28-year-old who drunk eight cans…

Which are the Foods that may Cure Alzheimer’s Disease

The neuropathologic features of Alzheimer’s Disease include amyloid beta (A-beta) plaques, an abnormal accumulation of A-beta protein outside neuronal cells, and neurofibrillary tangles within the cells. Numerous animal and laboratory studies have shown that Alzheimer’s disease involves oxidative and inflammatory processes, although it is not known whether these processes are a cause or effect of…

Health News – Stanford Studies shows Atkins Diet Best for WeightLoss

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have completed the largest and longest-ever comparison of four popular diets, and the lowest-carbohydrate Atkins diet came out on top. The 311 pre-menopausal, non-diabetic, overweight women in the study were randomly assigned to follow either the Atkins, Zone, LEARN or Ornish diet. Researchers chose the four diets to…

Health News – Mental Health linked with Healthy Diet

Changing lifestyles and increasing access to processed foods has reduced our intake of fresh, nutritious, local produce, at the same time as our intake of fat, sugar, alcohol and additives is much higher. Approximately, two thirds of those who do not report mental health problems eat vegetables, fresh fruit or fruit juice every day, compared with…

Health News – High Protein Diets are not best for Weight Loss

Diets such as the Atkins, Zone, Protein Power, Sugar Busters and Stillman diets are not balanced in terms of the essential nutrients our bodies need. Some are high protein and emphasize foods like meat, eggs and cheese, which are rich in protein and saturated fat. Some restrict important carbohydrates such as cereals, grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy…

Health News – No Diet just cut Fats

People are defined as overweight if their body mass index or BMI – a ratio of weight to height – is more than 25 kg per metre squared (kg/m2) and obese if it is more than 30 kg/m2. Being overweight or obese increases the risk of many illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and stroke….

Asthma Diet

Good Foods for Asthma There’s really no diet that will eliminate or cure your asthma but there are certain things you could be incorporating to help, individual reactions to food vary a great deal, but here are some guidelines on what to eat to possibly help asthma, or at least not make it worse. Organically…

Dietary Fat Types and Sources

There are four main Fat Types that are available in our food, these are discussed below:- Unhealthy Fat Types Saturated Fats. Saturated fat is solid at room temperature, which is why it is also known as “solid fat.” Saturated Fats are present in many prepared foods made with hydrogenated oils, as well as fatty meats,…

Healthy Cooking Oils

There are bad fats that contribute to heart disease, cancer, and other diseases, but all fats are not bad. Replacement of bad fats, like saturated and Trans-fats with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats is healthier for our hearts and overall health. While selecting cooking oils , we consider the type fats available in it and its…

Typhoid Foods – Plan your Diet

Typhoid fever is a common condition that causes abdominal pain and high fever; therefore, Typhoid Foods shall place less stress on the digestive system of patient. Guiding principles to be kept in mind while including Typhoid Foods in Diet Plan are as follows:- Include enough proteins Plan adequate nutrients Ensure sufficient fluids to maintain the…