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WHEAT INTOLERANCE

WHEAT INTOLERANCE

Wheat intolerance generally affects children under the age of 3, but adults can have a wheat allergy, too. Someone who has a wheat allergy has an allergy to a protein in wheat. THE MODERN WHEAT Modern wheat differs from its origins as the result of intense cross-breeding. It has turned the crop into something neither

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tonic water

TONIC WATER- A SERIOUS MISNOMER.

The standard water with some carbon dioxide, fruit extracts, and sugar to boost the flavor. Just 4 ounces of this favorite cocktail mixer boasts 11 grams of sugar (the same amount in four ounces of Sprite). More than half of Americans consume drinks with added sugar (like soda and flavoured waters). These can contribute

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Whole-Grains

THE WONDER WHOLE GRAINS

Refined grains are the products consisting of grains or grain flours that have been significantly modified from their natural composition. Three servings of whole grains per day can reduce the risk of  cardiovascular diseases, type II diabetes, and certain cancers.  According to one study, eating whole grains in place of refined grains can reduce the abdominal

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Memory

STRUGGLING TO FIND YOUR HOUSE KEYS?

You enter into a room and completely forgot what it was that you wanted and freeze until it hits you. And then you realize you are struggling to find your house keys. We generally consider gray hair and dentures as symptoms of aging but memory loss is also a natural symptom

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fat belly

SICK OF FAT BELLY?

A fat belly can lead to higher cholesterol levels and increased risks for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Abdominal fat is stored in two different ways. First, there is subcutaneous fat (pinchable), which sits between the skin and the abdominal wall. Since it does not directly surrounds the organs and the

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flat-feet

Flat Feet

Feet with a very low arch or no arch are known as Flat Feet and the condition can be very painful.  Our foot has 26 different bones held together by 33 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments which give it its own unique shape. Together, they align to

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Nails

NAILS- A WINDOW TO YOUR HEALTH.

Nails are big business today. But pretty nails don't always mean good health.  Because of their partial transparency, many health conditions are very visible in the nails. Even nail-biting can be an indicator of mental health.  People who are more anxious or obsessive compulsive do tend to bite their nails

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Light or heavy sleeper

ARE YOU A LIGHT OR HEAVY SLEEPER?

Slightest noise can wake you at night. While for others, even the wailing siren of a passing fire truck can't disturb their sleep.Why? Are you a Light or Heavy sleeper? Sleep  Cycle Sleep is an alternate cycle of REM (rapid eye movement) and NREM (non-rapid eye movement) that repeat about every 90 minutes.

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Worst Sleep

THE WORST SLEEPERS!

Not enough people are reaching the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep a night, according to the survey from Britain's Sleep Council.  The survey also examined how particular occupations affect sleep habits as                    people in the legal profession -  slept fairly

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Social Drinking

SOCIAL DRINKING!

Not everyone drinks with the intention of harming themselves or others. Going out and socializing is often associated with drinking. Many people believe that because alcohol is legal, they should be able to enjoy it. Also the belief that excessive social drinking is a character flaw serves to compound the

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Oral Hygiene

PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS!

Caring for the pearly whites is crucial for overall health. Besides yellow stains and icky breath,  a dirty mouth can also cause some very serious health concerns. So put your money where your mouth is. More than 6 billion bacteria live inside the average human mouth. The wrong buildup of

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facial-wrinkles

“A grape seed a day keeps the wrinkles away?”

A Grape is a type of liana plant( long-stemmed, woody vine that is rooted in the soil and climbs or twines around other plants).And the grape seed  is actually considered a berry. They come in various shades like red, purple, and green, packed with loads of benefits from heart health

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stomach pain

Want to ditch stomach problems?

Many of us are sick of acid reflux and heartburn. Taking too much acid producing food in our diet might be the reason. Nutritionists believe that an alkaline diet is a key to keeping the body healthy. The acid forming foods( fish, meat, some grains) lead to stomach problems, weaker bones, and

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obese people

Should all obese people lose weight?

As obesity is a well-known risk factor for diseases like diabetes, heart diseases and for some cancers. Why not all obese suffer from all these diseases? Should all obese people lose weight? Why are they "metabolically healthy"? It is explained on the basis of Inflammation. It means your immune system has sensed a

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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes with a simpler perspective

How many of us don't live under the threat of being diagnosed with diabetes? Especially people like me who come from the family where almost every second person have type 2 diabetes. We all try to eat right, attend gym sessions,yoga classes, meditation and what not? But while managing tough routine

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