Month: September 2020

Month: September 2020

Immunonutrition – Role in Today’s Diet

Immunonutrition involves activating our body’s immune system through the intake of specific nutrients. “Immunonutrition” is an umbrella term used to describe nutrients that affect the immune system. This includes things like glutamine, antioxidants, and n-3 (omega 3) fatty acids. Nutrients that fall under the category of immunonutrition can inhibit inflammation, improve or increase immune function, enhance T-cell function, […]

Natural Food vs Supplements – Which One is Better

Supplements aren’t intended to substitute for food. They can’t replicate all the nutrients and benefits of whole foods, such as fruits and vegetables. In an age of once-daily multivitamins and aisles upon aisles of supplements, it’s never been more convenient to tailor your personal nutrition needs at your local grocery store.  However, it’s important to […]

GI Concept for Diabetics

Glycemic index (GI) is a measure of how quickly a food can make your blood sugar (glucose) rise. Only foods that contain carbohydrates have a GI. Foods such as oils, fats, and meats do not have a GI. In general, low GI foods increase glucose slowly in your body. Foods with a high GI increase […]

Eat fat to lose weight on ketogenic diet

Fat is a key component of the ketogenic diet. In fact, how much fat on keto in your diet will determine whether you achieve your goals or struggle to get the scale moving. So, Are you looking for a low-carb diet to lose weight, a diet where you can eat fat to lose fat? Though […]

Keto for beginners

A keto or ketogenic diet is a low-carb, moderate protein, higher-fat diet that can help you burn fat more effectively. It has many benefits for weight loss, health, and performance. A keto diet can be especially useful for losing excess body fat without hunger and for improving type 2 diabetes. What is a keto diet? […]

Fats – is it good to have some fat in our diet?

Fats are an essential part of our diet and is important for good health. There are different types of fats,with some fats being healthier than others. To help make sure you stay healthy, it is important to eatunsaturated fats in small amounts as part of a balanced diet.When eaten in large amounts, all fats, including […]

Dietary Management of Celiac disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that causes severe damage to the lining of the smallintestine. Gluten — a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye — triggers its symptoms. There’s currentlyno cure for celiac disease. A strict gluten-free diet — also known as the celiac disease diet — must befollowed to allow your body […]

Nutrition during pre and post workout

Regular workout or physical activity is crucial in order to lead a healthy and active life. Nutrition is alsojust as important as lifting for improving fitness, looking good, and gaining strength. When the two gohand-in-hand, amazing things are possible. Hence engaging in regular exercise and workout are important for our well-being. But along withworking out, […]