Caffeine

Posted by admin | On: Jan 19 2017 | Comments (0)
What is Caffeine? Caffeine is a natural stimulant most commonly found in tea, coffee and cacao plants. It works by stimulating the brain and central nervous system, helping you to stay alert and preventing the onset of tiredness. Historians track the first brewed...

Therapeutic Applications of Whey Protein

Posted by admin | On: Dec 12 2016 | Comments (0)
Whey, a by-product of cheese and curd manufacturing, was once considered a waste product. The discovery of whey as a functional food with nutritional applications elevated whey to a co-product in the manufacturing of cheese. The components of whey include beta-lactoglobulin,...

Eating Disorders

Posted by admin | On: Sep 29 2016 | Comments (0)
There is a commonly held view that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice. Eating disorders are actually serious and often fatal illnesses that cause severe disturbances to an individual’s eating behaviors. Obsessions with food, body weight, and shape may also...

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load-Measures to Identify Individuals With Insulin Resistance

Posted by admin | On: Aug 18 2016 | Comments (0)
Clinical indexes of insulin resistance (IR) have acquired increasing importance with the development of various treatments that improve endogenous insulin action.   In the prospective analysis of a cohort of – 36,000 adults followed for 4 years, Hodge...

TIPS TO MAKE YOUR CHILD EAT HEALTHY

Posted by admin | On: Jul 22 2016 | Comments (0)
One of the main concerns of parents is to make their kids eat. Being fussy about the food they eat is very common; selective in eating disrupts the nutrition balance in children. In this scenario parents might need some help in understanding what it means to eat...

STRESS BUSTING FOODS

Posted by admin | On: Jul 07 2016 | Comments (0)
Modern life is full of frustrations, deadlines, and demands. For many people, stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life. Stress isn’t always bad, though. Stress within your comfort zone can help you perform under pressure, motivate you to do...

Supermarket Smarts and Label Reading

Posted by admin | On: Jun 04 2016 | Comments (0)
Supermarket is the only place where we can find the best as well as the worst foods under one roof. Supermarket can be a great help or a real hindrance to one’s selection of food habits, which in turn can have the best or the worst effect on one’s health. It...

Nutrition for Women: A Guide to the Menopausal Years

Posted by admin | On: May 26 2016 | Comments (0)
For most women the menopause (sometimes called ‘the change’) starts when they are in their late 40s or early 50s and usually lasts for several years. Hormonal changes, particularly a fall in oestrogen production, mean that the regularity of periods...

Top 10 foods to be included in the diet more often

Posted by admin | On: May 11 2016 | Comments (0)
If we want to have a healthy diet, we know, you need to reduce sugar and eat more vegetables. But our body also needs a good amount of healthy fats, some fermented foods as well as nutrients that help fight inflammation and prevent disease. The foods listed below...

Role of antioxidant in Diabetes management

Posted by admin | On: May 05 2016 | Comments (0)
What are anti-oxidants?? Antioxidants are chemicals (both naturally occurring and man-made) that can prevent or slow cell damage. Any compound that can donate electrons and counteract free radicals has antioxidant properties. How does antioxidants help in diabetes?? Antioxidant...