Health News – Diabetes increase the risk of Heart Attack in Young Women Six Fold

Compared with young women who did not have a history of MI, young women with MI showed the following prevalence of risk factors: 48.8% arterial hypertension (compared with 16.7%), 48.7% current smoking (versus 40.0%), 65.5% past smoking (versus 42,7%), 36.1% high cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia (versus 12.5%), 22.3%obesity (versus 15.3%), 10.6% diabetes mellitus (versus 1.4%). The young female MI patients ranged from…

Low Carb Diet – Emphasizes on Dietary Protein and Fat

What is Low Carb Diet All foods are made up of Three Primary Macro Nutrients – Carbohydrates (or sugars), Proteins and Fats. Low carb implies that the percentage of carbohydrate (by calorie) is low . A Low Carb Diet limits Carbohydrates such as grains, starchy vegetables and fruit and emphasizes dietary protein and fat. Many…