Found 209 Articles for Nutrition & Diet

Does MSG Allergy Really Exist?

Subhashini Pothukuchi
Updated on 24-Feb-2023 16:33:29
Buying packaged foods…. Then be mindful about MSG’s…... Finding yourself wondering... What is that source making your food so delicious with a savory taste? Look no further the taste is often achieved by the addition of monosodium glutamate. Most of us might have seen MSG, labeled in the ingredient list on the back of packaged foods. Mono Sodium Glutamate (MSG) is an ingredient used in some processed foods that can cause allergic symptoms in a few people. This unique savory flavor in foods is called umami, or the fifth taste which is now widely accepted. In fact, glutamic acid ... Read More

What Is IV Nutritional Therapy, and Should You Try It?

Updated on 24-Feb-2023 10:10:42
What Is Intravenous Nutrition Therapy? In today’s world a person's immune system is subjected to many toxins, making our body requires all the help it can get. This proves to be true if you have a chronic disease. Intravenous nutrition therapy which is also called parenteral nutrition can help boost your immune system and promote your body’s natural healing process. Vitamin injections can help treat various disorders, from cardiologists treating cardiovascular disease to patients seeking cosmetic benefits. IV nutrition drip is a blend of vitamins B-complex, and C, minerals like selenium, anti-oxidants, and amino acids which are very important ... Read More

Good Fats vs. Bad Fats: All That You Want to Know About Fats and Heart Health

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 21-Feb-2023 15:23:24
Are you confused about the difference between good and bad fats? We've got you covered! In this blog post, we'll explore the science behind healthy fats vs. unhealthy fats and why it's essential to include both in your diet. From understanding what omega-3 fatty acids are to discovering how saturated fat should factor into your life - by the end of this article, you'll understand what types of dietary fat are beneficial for you and which ones will do more harm than good. Read on to learn a whole lot more about good vs. bad fats! The Different Types ... Read More

Intermittent Fasting Plus Keto for Weight Loss

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 16:09:30
Many health-conscious people follow intermittent fasting or a Keto diet for weight loss and to control certain health conditions. While both methods have their own benefits, many people may wonder if it's safe and effective to combine intermittent fasting and the Keto diet. A ketogenic diet refers to cutting carbohydrates and fuelling the body with fat. This approach helps you to burn fat more effectively. Intermittent fasting controls your eating timings and thus aids in your weight loss. Combining these two eating strategies may prove beneficial for weight loss and metabolic health, but you need to know how to do ... Read More

Do You Need a Vitamin D Supplement?

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 16:05:17
Vitamin D is popularly known as the sunshine vitamin as it is produced by our body when the sun hits the skin. It’s different from most other vitamins and is a steroid hormone which is produced from the cholesterol within our body. However, sun exposure may not provide an adequate amount of vitamin D, making it essential to obtain it from supplements or diet. Even though there are a handful of foods that contain significant amounts of vitamin D, deficiency of this crucial vitamin is very common. Decreasing levels of vitamin D could be due to many reasons such ... Read More

8 Surprising Health Benefits of B Vitamins

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 16:03:35
Vitamins are an intrinsic part of a nutritious diet and B vitamins which are found in green vegetables, grains, dairy, meat etc. may promote good health and reduce the risk of medical conditions. B vitamins are water-soluble vitamins which offer many health benefits. B vitamins are also known as Vitamin B complex and they have a direct impact on energy levels, brain health and cell metabolism. Vitamin B complex may also support proper nerve function, growth of red blood cells, cardiovascular health, muscle tone, hair development, digestion and eyesight. These vitamins are classified into eight types as follows − ... Read More

Grass-Fed Butter vs Regular Butter: What's the Difference?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:20:53
The first thing that people ask when they hear about the Paleo lifestyle is, "Is grass-fed butter better than regular butter?" Is it worth making the switch or having a personal preference? The short answer is: YES! Grass-fed butter has all sorts of nutritional benefits that come with its use, such as much lower levels of saturated fats and higher levels of vitamin A. It also contains natural anti-inflammatory compounds like omega 3's, which can help you ward off feelings of pain and stiffness. Those are just a few examples of the many more nutrients grass-fed butter provides. Another ... Read More

Can Keto Cure You? 10 Conditions It May Help and 5 It Won't

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:16:24
Ketosis is a metabolic state where your body burns fat instead of glucose for energy. The keto diet provides several health benefits, including weight loss and treating chronic illness. It works by altering the metabolic pathway of your body by adopting a diet that involves fewer carbs and a high amount of fat, which triggers ketosis. Asking your body to run on alternate fuel may impact your insulin regulation and inflammation and even help you manage some health conditions. Since a keto diet is severely restrictive, you must speak to a doctor. If your doctor approves it, you can ... Read More

Craving Ice and What It Means

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:13:14
Are you craving ice? Are you considering your upcoming ice fix and the delightful feeling it will bring? Have you ever questioned why, instead of popping a piece of gum or candy into your mouth, you feel the sudden urge to chew on ice chips? Your need for ice may indicate that you have iron-deficient anemia. A quick test and a trip to the doctor can confirm or refute this for you. On average, women store less iron than males, and menstruation makes them more susceptible to iron loss. It indicates that women should be extra watchful of their ... Read More

Purine-Rich Foods and Gout

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:12:36
Because gout diet therapy is limited and doesn't always help control gout, it may be best to use a combination of medicine and food to treat it. Some drugs can treat the metabolic disorder that causes hyperuricemia, which is too much uric acid in the blood and the inflammation and other symptoms that happen during a gout attack. Hyperuricemia is a condition with too much uric acid in the blood. This can happen if the body can't get rid of uric acid or if it makes more of it. There are medicines out there that can help with both ... Read More
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