Found 164 Articles for Diet

What Is an Abdominal Pregnancy?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 05-May-2023 15:27:49
Abdominal pregnancy is a life-threatening ectopic pregnancy where the embryo or fetus grows and develops in the peritoneal cavity instead of typically developing in the uterus of the female body. It is a rare phenomenon and can evolve full-term if not recognized during the early stages of pregnancy. Abdominal pregnancy is risky for both the mother and fetus. Researchers have observed the chances of ectopic abdominal pregnancy to be 7.7 times more than ectopic pregnancy in other areas of the posterior cavity, with a 40% risk of fetal malformations having a survival rate of 50% up to a week after ... Read More

Eczema and Diet: The Foods to Eat and Avoid to Prevent and Manage Flare-Ups

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 05-May-2023 14:49:13
Eczema is a type of skin disorder that usually develops rashes on the skin and can result in inflamed skin conditions. Once people suffer from Eczema can develop blisters and patches on different body parts. People are always suggested to consult doctors to get the best treatment for Eczema. Causes of Eczema Eczema can occur due to several reasons. Typically people with sensitive skin can suffer from Eczema. Different types of Eczema can occur in both men and women. This problem occurs when the skin cannot resist the infection of bacteria and allergens. Environment plays a vital ... Read More

Difference Between Bearded Dragon and Fancy Bearded Dragon

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 25-Apr-2023 15:14:52
People's opinions on what makes a good pet have recently differed. A little over a decade ago, the idea of keeping any kind of dragon as a pet would have been met with widespread disapproval. Because to the dedication of professional breeders and enthusiasts, these incredible creatures are now easily found in pet stores. Bearded dragons need a hot, dry environment to replicate their native habitat. The dragon needs access to water, and the enclosure's temperature should vary from chilly to warm so that it may bask in the sun. Many people choose to keep dragons as pets because they ... Read More

Why Carbohydrates Are Important for Your Diet?

Someswar Pal
Updated on 24-Apr-2023 12:31:44
Carbohydrates are one of the three most essential macronutrients required by the human body, along with proteins and fats. This macronutrient plays an important role in maintaining good health and providing the body with energy. Carbohydrates are a primary source of energy for the body, and without them, it gets difficult for our body to perform daily functions. Functions of Carbohydrates One of the main functions of carbohydrates is to provide energy to the body. Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose in the body, which is used to produce energy. The brain and central nervous system depend greatly ... Read More

Fatigue in the Second Trimester

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Apr-2023 12:21:17
After the stress in the first trimester, you should find relief in the second trimester. If fatigue continues in the second trimester, what could be the reasons? Adequate nourishment, ample sleep, and light exercise may be neglected. Talk it over with the doctor. Don’t forget that every pregnancy is different. The little one constantly grows and food consumption needs to increase. Maybe 6 small meals each day will sustain energy levels. Go for iron-rich foods and proteins. Whole grains are good. Think red meat, poultry, seafood, and leafy greens, among others. Include fruits, vegetables, eggs, and nuts regularly. ... Read More

Dietary Supplements Don’t Lower ‘Bad’ Cholesterol, Study Finds

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 20-Apr-2023 16:23:29
If you plan on ditching your cholesterol medications and using nutritional supplements instead, this new study will change your mind. The study involves 190 adults aged 40 to 75 years. All the participants have no history of cardiovascular disease. Researchers randomized the participants into groups. Each participant was administered either a low-dose statin medication (Rosuvastatin 5mg daily), a placebo, or a supplement for 28 days. The supplements given to the participants include fish oil, plant-based steroids, turmeric, garlic, cinnamon, or red yeast rice. At the end of the trial, researchers measure the percentage of LDL cholesterol from the baseline. ... Read More

6 Bugs You Can Eat and Their Health Benefits

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 20-Apr-2023 16:21:29
Many individuals might not find eating bugs to be the most delicious idea. But because of its sustainability and possible health advantages, it has recently gained popularity. An excellent supply of protein, healthy fats, and vital vitamins and minerals are found in insects. In addition, bugs have a lower environmental impact than traditional livestock, making them a more sustainable option for feeding the growing global population. This article will explore six edible bugs, their health benefits, and how to prepare and consume them safely. Edible Bugs and Their Health Benefits Crickets − Crickets are a common edible insect ... Read More

Are White Claws and Other Hard Seltzers Actually Healthy?

Manish Panchal
Updated on 14-Apr-2023 16:49:43
What are Seltzers? Seltzers are a sort of water that has had carbon dioxide gas infused into it under pressure. They are sometimes referred to as sparkling water or carbonated water. Due to this, the water acquires a fizzy and effervescent quality akin to soda without any calories or additional sugars. Seltzers are a type of water that has had pressure applied carbon dioxide gas injected into it. Some people call them sparkling water or carbonated water. As a result, the water develops a fizzy and effervescent quality similar to soda without any added sweets or calories. Seltzers have become ... Read More

Difference Between Keto Diet and Diabetes Diet

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 14-Apr-2023 14:44:26
Keto diet and diabetes diet are two popular diets that have gained a lot of popularity in recent years, especially for their health benefits. Both diets have a similar goal: to manage blood sugar levels, but the way they achieve this goal is very different. What is Keto Diet? The principle behind the ketogenic diet is that by consuming fewer proteins and carbs and more fats, the body will begin the metabolic process of ketogenesis. When blood sugar levels are very low, a process called ketogenesis starts in which fat is broken down and ketone bodies are produced. The diet ... Read More

The Best and Worst Diets for Sustained Weight Loss According to Registered Dietitians

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 13-Apr-2023 15:28:29
Losing weight is much easier in the beginning – but once you hit a weight-loss plateau it’s harder to lose those last few pounds with just exercise. This is where diets come in since strict calorie limitations can break the plateau. The best diets are low-calorie, provide all essential nutrients, and are sustainable. The worst diets are too restrictive, don’t allow for leeway, and keep you starving and deprived making binging or cheating on your diet more likely. There is a whole slew of dietitian-recommended diets you can try as per your requirements and food preferences. This article details some ... Read More
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