Flaxseeds and Flaxseed Oil for Diabetes

Flaxseeds and Flaxseed Oil for Diabetes

Diabetes is a big concern nowadays. In India, more than 62 million people are currently diagnosed with diabetes. This large number of people with diabetes in India and worldwide is due to several factors, including but not limited to genetic factors, environmental influences and high blood pressure. There are many environmental and lifestyle reasons which…

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The Connection between Glaucoma and Diabetes

The Connection between Glaucoma and Diabetes

Glaucoma is a multifactorial condition characterised by an increase in intraocular pressure. It is also a leading cause of permanent blindness, which significantly affects the quality of life. One of the most prominent risk factors is Diabetes mellitus, a disease which is rising at an alarming rate. Meta-analyses have revealed a 1.4 fold increase in…

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Five Best and Worst Foods for Metabolic Health

Five Best and Worst Foods for Metabolic Health

Let’s start with the basics of ‘What is Metabolism’. Metabolism is the set of cellular mechanisms that generate energy from our food and environment in order to fuel cells in our body. When everything works well, we have optimal metabolic health. What does optimal metabolic health look like? Metabolic health is determined by optimal levels of…

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Recipe: Ridge gourd pel chutney

Recipe: Ridge gourd pel chutney

Jump to Recipe Jump to Video Print Recipe Ridge gourd pel chutneyOften, we overlook the nutritional value of vegetable peels, which are often more nutritionally dense than the underlying vegetable. Ridge gourd is one of the vegetables on that list. Although it may not be your favourite vegetable, it has various health benefits. Have you…

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Recipe: High protein khichdi

Recipe: High protein khichdi

Jump to Recipe Jump to Video Print Recipe High protein khichdiKhichdi is synonymous with “comfort meal” in Indian households. It is a simple dish that is filling, delicious, and combines both nutrition and taste. If you're on a diet and in need of something hearty, khichdi is usually a wise choice. Feeling hungry already? Consider…

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