BAD FATS

What are bad fats? Trans fts are a by product of hydrogenation & is the worst dietary fat. Eating foods rich in trans fats increases the amount of harmful low density lipoproteins(LDL) cholesterol in the bloodstream & reduces the amount of beneficial HDL(good) cholesterol They also create inflammtion which is Read more…

GOOD FATS

    What are good Fats? Good fats come from Vegetables, nuts, seeds & fish.These fat differ from saturated fats by having fewer hydrogen atoms bonded to their carbon chains.Good fats are liquid at room temperature. These are of 2 types:- Monounsaturated Fats- These include Olive oil, Peanut, Canola,Avocados & Read more…

VITAMIN D FIX

Best sources of Vitamin D 10-15 minutes of sunlight 2-3 times a week (before 10am ) Salmon Sardines Cod liver oil Goat’s Milk Eggs  Healthy fats present in nuts, seeds(sunflower,flaxseed) and seed oil, pure ghee, milk, olives-these enhance the absorption of Vitamin D. Vitamin D fortified foods & supplements( under Read more…

BERRIES

Berries are strong anti oxidants and protective against infections. Berries are among favorite foods. In no specific order, these are berries that are extremely high health benefits: Goji berries-Deep red in color, goji berries are composed of 18 essential amino acids, 21 trace minerals, vitamins B1, B2, B6, and E, linoleic Read more…

DID YOU KNOW?

The luscious Litchi or Chineses Hazelnut is rich in Vitamin C & Fibre, low in calories and is known to lower fevers. Apricots are good source of iron and excellent for skin & respiratory conditions   Cherries are a good diuretic and good for joints.

COLOR YOUR PLATE

Use all colour foods and food products to get all types of Vitamins, Minerals, Proteins, Carbohydrates & Fats.Always include foods from all food groups like Milk & milk products, Vegetables, Greens, Cereals, Pulses, Meats, Poultry, Fruits, Dry Fruits, Wholegrains, Oils,etcChoice of food should be according to personal needs. A Health Read more…

SODIUM

50% of Body’s Sodium is present in Extracellular Fluid, 40% in Bones, 10% in intracellular fluid. Sodium content of Blood Plasma is 14 times that of intracellular fluid. FUNCTIONS OF SODIUM Is the principal electrolyte in extracellular cell for the maintenance of Osmotic Pressure and Water balance. It supplies the Read more…

INSULIN

Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that allows your body to use sugar (glucose) from carbohydrates in the food that you eat for energy or to store glucose for future use. Insulin helps keeps your blood sugar level from getting too high or hyperglcemia or too low or hypoglycemia. Read more…

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