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 […]
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“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. […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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: […]
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How Do I Boost Immunity In My Child Through Food?
Medical Reviewed by Priyanka Gupta, Postgraduate in Dietetics and Food Service ManagementAre you concerned that a change in the weather may make your kids sick? Do you want to shield them from environmental bacteria and viruses? Do you want to boost your child’s immunity naturally? We have the same feeling! With the changing times,’ how […]
Medical Reviewed by Shanmukha Priya, M.Phil and Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition Pumpkins and pumpkin soups are a powerhouse of vitamins and nutrients. It is rich in vitamin A that helps in improving eyes. It is low calorie so has great weight loss benefits while keeping you full longer. Many people think of pumpkins […]
Taking multivitamins is a common practice among the masses. But have you ever wondered why do people depend on multivitamins? Do you really need to take multivitamins daily? What are the benefits of taking multivitamins? Are there any side effects that you should know about? It is common knowledge that the body runs on a […]
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What are the Best Ways to Lose Weight? Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss
Medical Reviewed by Priyanka Gupta, Postgraduate in Dietetics and Food Service Management Obesity is one of the greatest factors that increases the risks of many chronic and life-threatening diseases like heart disease, hypertension, stroke, and even cancer. With the rising case of obesity across the country, everyone is out searching for the best ways to […]
Even though the body only requires minute quantities of zinc, almost 100 enzymes rely on it to perform essential chemical processes. It plays a significant role in the production of DNA, cell proliferation, the synthesis of proteins, the repair of damaged tissue, and the maintenance of a strong immune system. Your perception of taste and […]