“All health professionals are advised by the medical community to actively promote lifestyle strategies first and foremost as the basis for controlling blood pressure and preventing CVD.” – PhD, R.D., Janet Bond Brill, author of the book “Blood Pressure Down”. Hypertension – No. 1 Killer in the world! High blood pressure contributes to more deaths […]
Author Archives: Vishnu Saraf
Let’s start with a quiz: Hypothyroid is a chronic disease and cannot be reversed A. True B. False It’s a genetic disease and you don’t have any control over it. A. True B. False The only solution to manage thyroid is to take medicines i.e. Thyronorm (levothyroxine) A. True B. False You are taking care […]
Diet Plan for Weight Loss, Disease, Food & Nutrition, Nutrition
“Thyroid Reset Diet”: Learnings from the Book to Understand the Importance of Iodine in Reversing Hypothyroidism
“Human studies consistently show two things: First, if you give people extra iodine, many of them develop thyroid disease. Second, if people with thyroid disease reduce their iodine intake, the disease often goes away.” Dr. Alan Christianson in his book The Thyroid Reset Diet The common perception is that a lack of iodine causes hypothyroidism. […]
food, Food & Nutrition, Health
Is Saturated Fat Bad for Cholesterol and Heart Health? What Do Studies Indicate?
For decades, we have been fed the idea that saturated fat is bad for your heart. The idea became popular in the 1970s and since then consumption of saturated fat has gone down significantly. But the incidence of heart disease has also gone up significantly. So the advice of reducing saturated fat does not seem […]
Food & Nutrition, Health, Healthy Cooking, Nutrition
All About Fat: Does Fat Make You Fat? How Much to Consume? Which Oils to Consume?
A typical adult has approximately 50 billion fat cells! It basically means there are more fat cells in one human body than there are people on the earth. Why Do We Need Fat? Fat is our best friend during stressful and bad times (sickness, prolonged starvation). If there were no fat, we would not be […]
Vitamin B12 is an essential water-soluble vitamin, which means that our body cannot produce it but it’s essential for survival. It has to come from dietary sources and animal products are practically the only source of Vitamin B12 i.e. meat, fish, dairy, eggs, etc. What’s the Role of Vitamin B12? Amongst many minerals and vitamins […]
Food & Nutrition, Health, Nutrition
If You Don’t Consume Fish Regularly, Why Should You be Taking an OMEGA 3 Supplement?
Omega 3 is a type of essential fat. Although our bodies cannot manufacture them, they are essential for our survival. It has to come from dietary sources. Experts call it “The Ultimate Wellness Molecule” for the immense benefits it possesses. What are the Different Types of Omega 3? There are 3 types of Omega 3: […]
“Vitamin D Deficiency in Covid-19 Quadrupled Death Rate”: Medscape. Jaadu from the movie “Koi Mil Gaya” could not function without the sun. All his powers would vanish if he did not get sun even for a day. You might think that “Thank God, it happens to aliens only, not to us humans!” But you are […]
Internal Inflammation: One of the Most Important Blood Markers to Know Your Disease Risk!
You might be aware of inflammation. Inflammation means a cut or a swollen tissue that is painful. It is the body’s response to removing damaged cells or irritants before the healing process can begin. But do you know there is something called internal inflammation which is invisible? It is neither painful nor visible, but it’s […]
Disease, Health, Lifestyle
5 Lab Parameters Which Are More Important Than Cholesterol to Predict Heart Attack!
HOMA-IR “Emerging evidence shows that insulin resistance is the most important predictor of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes,” says Robert Lustig, M.D., Endocrinologist and Professor at the University of Southern California. What is Insulin Resistance? Insulin resistance is when cells in your body don’t respond well to the hormone insulin and can’t easily take […]