COVID continues to be a challenge for diabetics and the repercussions could be serious. In this blog, we focus on understanding ways to mitigate this additional risk of COVID for people with lifestyle conditions like diabetes
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food - Hippocrates. A simple way to love ourselves is by taking a relook at the way we eat and relearning the art of eating healthy.
It’s January 2022, while some of us commit to a lot of promises, working on a resolution to see where we want to be towards the end of this year - It is a promise that we make to be better than last year.
Our modern dietary habits impact every part of our cells in the body. Failure to follow a healthy lifestyle leads to the development of Insulin Resistance through multiple pathways.
Adapting to the so-called ‘modern lifestyle’ puts us at risk of developing 'Insulin Resistance'- one of the root causes of lifestyle conditions like Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, PCOS and Heart Diseases.
It's not about winning each battle, but about winning the war. While fighting diabetes, giving up might be a tempting easy choice, it's definitely not the right one. You need to rise up, determined, and with steely grit and intent and take on your adversary again and winning the war is right around the corner!
Nuts consist of healthy fats and proteins that help in maintaining blood pressure, increases good cholesterol, regular bowel movement and also contributes to blood flow in the brain.
There are 5 cardinal signs of inflammation: pain, heat, redness, swelling and loss of function. It is a necessary response from our internal defence system. Inflammation can have various effects on different organs of the body.
Sporting icon, Sourav Ganguly, suffered a cardiac arrest at 48 - Dada & other seemingly "fit" personalities have suffered bad health outcomes in the recent past. So what went wrong? Isn’t being fit the same as being healthy?
Visceral fat is associated with the release of proteins and hormones that cause inflammation. It can also have other harmful effects in the body like raising blood pressure and bad cholesterol.