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.
Bad habits that are wreaking your health: Part 1
A visit to a doctor’s office or health clinic sometimes involves filling out a health form or a health risk assessment. Some of the questions asked include habits such as smoking and drinking, but did you know that there are other bad habits that may be part of our lifestyle?
Vegan diet and its impact on health
Vegan diet/ veganism is rapidly rising in the world because of various reasons like- health/ animal welfare or environmental concerns. Research also states that, plant-based diets are linked to lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases/ type-2 diabetes/ cancers because of its low saturated fat content (1).
The Dangers of Going Gluten Free When You Don?t Need To
Some health gurus and fitness freaks are increasingly on the anti-gluten warpath. Usually gluten free foods were found in health food stores if they were stocked at all. But these days our supermarkets contain food products that carry a ‘gluten- free’ label. But is gluten really all that bad for us?
5 effects of sugar on the body
Know why is added sugar bad for you.
Loose stools can be extremely uncomfortable. However, addressing the concern at early stages can help in improving digestive health and prevent it from becoming chronic.
Artificial Sweeteners and the Gut Bacteria
Did you know - high doses of artificial sweeteners are linked with diabetes in the long run? Find out more here!
Are you TOFI? Thin Outside Fat Inside!
Does this concept surprise you? How can a thin person be fat? We usually equate a thin person with good health and fitness. While an overweight or obese person, we may mentally brand is unhealthy and unfit.
Is Your Neighborhood Making You Fat?
Could there be a link between the area in which you live and your weight?
World Obesity Day 2017 - ACT NOW!
World Obesity Day - Act Now!