Taurine

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Taurine is a non-essential/conditionally essential amino acid which acts as a cell membrane stabilizer in the body and can aid various antioxidant defence systems. It is found in foods, in the highest amounts in meats and seafood. It is seen as a constituent of many sports drinks. It does not participate in protein synthesis. Some […]

What is special about marine collagen?

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Collagen is one of the most abundant protein found in your body. It is mainly responsible for preservation of texture and provide a structure to the skin. It is a major structural component of the connective tissue of your body. Around 25 % of total body protein is represented by collagen.  It is a major […]

L-arginine

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L-Arginine is a conditionally essential amino acid found in the diet. Good food sources of L-arginine include eggs, meats, milk, soy proteins, peanuts and walnuts. Conditionally essential means it is particularly important during periods of illness and chronic conditions like hypertension, kidney disease and type II diabetes. These states tend to be characterized by an increase […]

Breast Cancer Awareness

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. High risk factors- Being female.   Increasing age.   A personal/family history of breast conditions.   A personal history of breast cancer.   Radiation exposure. Obesity.   Beginning your period at a younger age.   Beginning menopause at an older age.   Having your first child at […]

The Skinny on Sweeteners in Ketogenic Diets

In terms of safety, most of these sweeteners have been found to be consumed within safe limits as per the acceptable daily intake (ADI) which measures the level beyond which it gets toxic. Most of them (being sweeter than sugar) are used in negligible amounts when compared to their ADI. Most artificial sweeteners fall into […]

The King Of Fruits: To Eat or Not to Eat?

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With mango season around, it becomes hard to resist a slice. We recommend a low carb lifestyle and if you still are largely on a carbohydrate dominant diet, then let’s understand the pros and cons of doing so! Mango maybe high on the micronutrient quotient eg., fibre, betacarotene, vitamin C, iron to name a few. […]

Managing diabetes during Ramadan

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1. Risk quantification: Ideally, all patients should attend a pre-Ramadan assessment (6–8 weeks prior) with their doctor. Patients who fall in the ‘very high’ and ‘high’ risk categories should not fast. 2. Glucose monitoring: Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is an essential component of diabetes care, this allows patients to better identify and prevent episodes […]

Staying Fit During Ramadan

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Fasting during Ramzan and trying to adhere to your fitness regime can be challenging. The first few days will be marked by changes in sleep patterns that affect hunger/satiety and circardian rhythm. Follow these tips to stay on track:From Iftar to Suhoor Aim for at least 4-5 meals: Break the fast with 1-2 pcs fruit […]

Lifestyle and Immunity

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Immunity refers to the body’s innate ability to protect itself from foreign particles. These essentially include allergens, virus and bacteria. When the immune system encounters a foreign particle it produces antibodies that fight the particle. Antibodies linger in the system for variable durations and protect the body from being re infected. Eg, in the case […]

Why a strong immunity is key to fight infections like Corona Virus?

You’re already quite aware of how the spreads and its prevention methods. In this article, I would like to elaborate a bit more on the fatality, the immune system and self-care tips. The pandemic has taught us that a strong immune system is the very first and the last line of defence against all pathogens. […]