Category Archives: Disease

5 Best Foods To Eat To Control Hyperacidity


Apart from medicines, you can include a few food ingredients in your daily meals to help weight loss and reduces acidity. The question you should repeatedly ask yourself is: if you have acid reflux, what should you eat? The answer lies in eating beneficial foods. Table of Contents What do we know about hyperacidity? What […]

What are the Root Causes of Hypothyroid?

root causes of thyroid

“Doctor, why did I get hypothyroidism?” The most common 2 answers you will get are, “It’s because of genes” and “It’s because of autoimmune disease and your body’s immune system is attacking the thyroid gland. It is called Hashimoto’s disease and in some cases Grave’s disease.” Let’s look at both the answers.  Genes If genes […]

Can Thyroid Patients Eat Cabbage or Cruciferous Vegetables?

thyroid eating vegetables

If you suffer from hypothyroidism, you might have heard this free advice, “Avoid consumption of cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, mustard greens, kale, and turnip.” Let’s analyse if there is any truth in this advice.  Why are cruciferous vegetables seen as harmful for thyroid patients? Cruciferous vegetables are unique because they contact high […]

GOUT – Symptoms, Causes and Prevention


Medically reviewed by Dr. Shunmukha Priya, Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition Gout is a type of arthritis that is extremely painful. It has been around since ancient times and is a condition that occurs more often in men and in women after menopause. It is also common among people with kidney disease. Gout is strongly associated […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: What is it, it’s Symptoms & Diet

Irritable Bowel Syndrome - can cause bloated belly

Digestive problems could be totally screwing up and aggravating your weight problem and it could very well explain why that number on the scale is rising. Irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that involves the muscles in the intestines. Normally these muscles tighten and release in a regular pattern to move waste through the intestines. However, […]

Symptoms of IBS in Men, What Causes & How should You Control?

Symptoms of IBS

The condition may be widely prevalent among women; irritable bowel syndrome is noticeable in men, too. There are various symptoms of IBS in men that lead to serious health complications later in their life. However, consultation with a general physician can manage the symptoms effectively. Table of content Types of IBS Symptoms of IBS in […]

Cumin Seeds and Jaggery Water: The Magic Concoction For Good Health

Cumin Seeds and Jaggery Water

Medical Reviewed by Ashwathy V. Pillai, Postgraduate Degree in Dietetics & Applied NutritionIndeed, the concept of health and wellbeing in modern times has gained popularity among professionals and non-professionals alike. With the rise of advertorial indulgence, several novices have come up with their curious health mantras to help people cope with the pressures of modern […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Does IBS Cause Weight Loss?

IBS affects your weight loss plan

Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS is a common condition with various symptoms like bloating, low abdominal pain and change in bowel cycle. The exact reason for this disease is unknown; however, many foods containing too much fiber or fat increase the severity of the condition. Only with proper IBS diet, complications of the […]

Exercise and Diabetes, The Missing Link You Need to Know

Exercise and Diabetes

Do you think exercise is not for people with diabetes?? The answer is NO. The American College of Sports Medicine and American Diabetes Association recommend that patients with type 2 diabetes participate in at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise weekly. It also recommends no more than 2 consecutive days without physical activity! Studies have […]

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