NUTRITION

Diabetics should avoid fad diets

There are various reports of side effects caused by popular diet regimes such as Atkin’s diet, South beach diet etc. Some potential side effects of these fad diets are […]

Diet rich in milk may reduce heart disease risk

A recent study has revealed that a diet high in milk may protect against stroke and other heart diseases. These results contradicted the earlier findings which claimed that high […]

Role of High-Protein diets in weight-loss

High-protein diets (in which more than 30% of required calories are coming from protein alone) are currently one of the most popular (as well as controversial) weight-loss techniques. However, […]

High CRP levels may cancel the benefits of low cholesterol diet

A study conducted by Penn State researchers found that the low cholesterol diet (Step 1 diet as described by NCEP) which physicians often recommend to patients of elevated LDL […]

Role of Nutrition in mental health

Vitamins are powerful antioxidants, but they play a crucial for the body in other respects too. According to recent studies vitamin B is essential for proper mental development as […]

Role of High-Protein diets in weight-loss

High-protein diets (in which more than 30% of required calories are coming from protein alone) are currently one of the most popular (as well as controversial) weight-loss techniques. However, […]

High-Glycemic Foods linked with Colon Cancer Risk

A new study has found that foods having high glycemic index may not only increase your risk for type 2 diabetes (non-insulin dependent diabetes) and obesity but also make […]

Mixing alternative medicine/dietary supplements with conventional heart treatment risky

A recently conducted survey has found that more and more heart patients are turning towards alternative treatment and dietary supplements as compared to the healthy population. It was observed […]

Low-iodine diet improves the efficacy of Radio Active Iodine (RAI) Treatment

Latest research has found that thyroid cancer patients can achieve better results with Radio Active Iodine (RAI) Therapy if they take a low iodine diet. A study was conducted […]

Harmful effects of High Protein Diets

Some researches have reported that high protein diet may lead to higher levels of homocystein (a by–product of protein metabolism and an independent risk factor for heart disease). Although […]