Health and Fitness

Impact of Inadequate Nutrition on Health

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Are you lately feeling tired, irritated, having bowel problems, noticing mood swings and physical health problems, having brittle nails and hair fall problems? If the answer to the above is YES, you are suffering from inadequate nutrition or Malnutrition. In simple words, the food you are consuming is unable to meet your body’s nutrient and energy demand, which is required for its smooth and diseases free functioning. Malnutrition (Over / Under Nutrition) affects our nutritional status thus affecting our overall health. Here are some of the impacts of Inadequate Nutrition:- Immunity: Our immunity and the body’s ability to fight germs […]

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How To Prevent Diabetes By Lifestyle Modification

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14th November worldwide is marked as World Diabetes Day by WHO, in memory of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered Insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. Diabetes is one of the most rampantly increasing diseases that results in the increases of sugar in the blood stream. Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes are extremely common and affect many people, along with this; Gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy) and Prediabetes also exist. In diabetes insulin (responsible to lower sugar in blood) production, secretion or action is affected. Type 2 diabetes prevalence is increasing which is a result of changing lifestyle. Diabetes […]

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Fight Obesity This World Obesity Day

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11th October is celebrated as World Obesity Day and I thereby write this article to help people fight with their obesity and maintain a healthy weight. Obesity is increasing at an alarming rate not only in adults but is also a concern in children and has become a worldwide epidemic. Obesity in layman terms simply means increased weight with respect to height or excess body fat of a person which leads to many negative effects on one’s body and mind leading to deteriorating mental and physical health. BMI (Body Mass Index) is used to measure the obesity of a person, […]

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Diabetes Facts…

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Hello all! Many of us have those “sweet” people with diabetes around us. India is already a diabetic capital ranking 2nd in the world for its diabetic population. This population is increasing day by day in spite of Diabetes being a Non-Communicable Disease [NCD]. So what if the prevalence is increasing? Why is diabetes so hyped? Or is it really a life threatening disorder? Let’s know some facts about diabetes. Diabetes is a disease where your blood sugars increase beyond normal [random BSL<140mg/dl] due to improper production, secretion or action of a hormone called insulin in your pancreas. What happens if […]