The liver naturally stores small amounts of fat. When fat storage exceeds 5%, it results in fatty liver disease. Initially, this doesn’t cause liver damage, however, it is a progressive condition which could take years to develop. It makes the liver vulnerable and susceptible to further injury, inflammation and scarring which is not reversible.
Cinnamon and Blood Sugar Management
Cinnamon is a spice used all over the world. It is obtained from the bark of the cinnamon tree and is added to rice and meat-based dishes. It also finds its way into certain sweets, desserts and pastries.
Can foods and spices, in particular, be effective in treating health conditions?
Certain studies have shown that cinnamon helps increase insulin sensitivity and increases lipid metabolism.
5 effects of sugar on the body
Know why is added sugar bad for you.
Why don't you need a protein supplement?
Proteins are one of the most important macro nutrients in the body. However, excess intake especially in the form of processed protein supplements is not healthy.
Loving your Postpartum Body
As an expectant mum, you look at your body’s shape changing and you admire it, but soon after your baby’s birth you begin to notice and feel bad about the hanging and lose belly, stretch marks in different parts of your body, hair loss, pigmentation, sagging breasts and more. There’s just so much to miss about your ‘old’ self! Learn how you can love your postpartum body.
Keep Your Liver Healthy
It detoxifies the body and protects it from harmful substances like any drugs, carcinogens and other harmful food ingredients that might have entered your body.
Preparing For Hospital
If you're in the eighth or ninth month of pregnancy, we recommend that you get ready for going to the hospital. Some babies come early and you'll want to be prepared. Here's a look at what you can do ahead of time and reduce your stress as your delivery date draws near.
Debunking Food Myths for Your Pregnancy
There are many myths floating around a woman when she is pregnant... food myths are the commonest! Here we go debunking some of those...
Post partum blues
As many as 80% of new mothers experience a case of ‘baby blues'.It is a common phenomenon that is generally classified as a temporary state of heightened emotionality. It is also called ‘post-partum blues', a word which literally translates into ‘after-delivery'. Postpartum blues last anywhere between a few days up to several weeks post delivery.