Gluten and its impact in autoimmune diseases
An autoimmune disease condition occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells, organs and tissues. The immune system is the body’s first line of defence to attack germs, certain viruses and bacteria. However, when the immune system gets confused, it can attack any part of the body like the skin, causing alopecia areata or the pancreas leading to type 1 diabetes. This most often also happens when an individual is already genetically predisposed to an auto-immune condition.
A common digestive disorder - IBS
Irritable bowel syndrome is a colon related disorder which causes discomfort in daily bowel movements. This could cause constipation or diarrhoea among other symptoms. Although it causes extreme discomfort sometimes, it is not life-threatening but it can be long-lasting condition which can affect your everyday activities.
Dangers of YO-YO dieting
Have you ever been on a cycle of constant weight loss and weight gain? Maybe you tried a crash or fad diet in an attempt to lose weight, only to regain it once you are off the restrictive diet. It’s like a yo-yo that keeps swinging back and forth. Let’s look at what Alpana is facing,
Health Challenges of being Underweight
While obesity is a serious public health issue, being underweight is also a challenge that many people deal with. Since weight loss is an issue in the limelight, we may not be aware that there are those who also struggle to gain weight.
A super woman?s guide to eating right
Women have an inborn talent to multitask. Starting from taking care of groceries, kids, chores at house and balancing their career at par with everything else without breaking a sweat makes her a superwoman! While being busy taking care of everything else, they often forget the need to take care of themselves. This can lead to fatigue and overlooked health issues.
Using both diet and exercise for weight loss advantage
We often hear complaints about how seemingly ‘difficult’ or ‘hard’ it is to lose weight. Sometimes the numbers on the scale don’t budge despite eating a relatively ‘healthy’ diet and exercising regularly.
Regaining Lost Weight?
Weight loss can be a challenging and tricky game. Many weight loss and slimming centres love to flaunt their clients’ success by proudly displaying before and after pictures. The captions read- lost 5 kgs, lost 10 kgs and 4 inches…..the list goes on.
But no one shows us the after, after story.
Healthy Eating for 3 Shift Patterns
Working night shifts and trying to stay healthy may seem like a complicated balancing act. Granted that shift work comes with its own set of challenges- regulating sleep timings, non- availability of healthy foods, skipped exercise, sedentary work, weight gain etc.
Reasons you have no appetite!
Loss of appetite can be caused by various conditions. However, it becomes normal once the underlying condition is treated.
Know about acne
Proper care and treatment can help you prevent the frequency of skin breakouts and reduce the prevalence of acne.