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Antidote to diabetes: A regulated lifestyle

Just a couple of weeks ago, we took apart type 1 diabetes as a condition and looked at the nature, diagnosis, and coping mechanisms of the condition. This time, we’ve taken up a more common type of diabetes, type 2 diabetes mellitus. We’ll…
type 1 diabetes
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Staying on top of Type 1 Diabetes

The human body is complexly wired. Each nutrition type, each cell organ, and each cell behaves a certain way to keep our physical health in optimal condition. In a few people, these cells behave in ways that aren't ideal, for reasons yet unknown.…
High Cholesterol
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Blood Cholesterol – The good friend with a bad rep

Blood Cholesterol Levels - The what, why and how. High cholesterol level in blood has become so common, that almost 10 million people are diagnosed with it, every year. A seemingly simple explanation for this is our sedentary lifestyle, but…
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Understanding Hypertension

Hello, Yoda here. Today, we’ll discuss one of the most prevalent conditions in the world. As of 2019, hypertension, or high blood pressure had affected around 26% of the world’s population. The number was estimated to grow up to a whopping…

2020: Let’s Get Optimised!

Change the way you look at nutrition this decade… New decade, No fad diets   We’ve all experienced the growing trend of fad diets this last decade: Atkins, Paleo, Keto, AMAD, and these are just the more prominent ones!…
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Binge Eating

The following information may be triggering to those with eating disorders. Please be mindful should you continue reading.    A severe and life-threatening disorder, Binge Eating Disorder is characterized by recurring episodes of…
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Alcohol: A Primer

Get the facts here and the booze elsewhere!  A contentious topic in the nutrition industry: Alcohol. It’s an addiction, a hindrance, an inhibitor of sense and yet, it’s a pleasure, a social convention and an aggregator of sensations.   Did…
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All About Sleep

Sleep is for the weak? No, sleep is for the species!    “If sleep does not serve an absolutely vital function, then it is the biggest mistake the evolutionary process has ever made” - Dr Allan Rechtschaffen   Have…
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Diabetes 101: We’ve got the Deets!

One of the disorders that’s now a household name, Diabetes has certainly had a global impact in the recent years. With data showing alarming future projections of diabetes cases across the world, let’s first understand this disorder in its…
soy and oestrogen
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Soy and Oestrogen

Soybean is the richest source of protein among plant sources. It contains around 35g of protein per 100g. It is said to be a complete protein as it has all 9 essential amino acids. It is also low on carbohydrates (12g/100g) and high in fibre…
collagen and its types
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Supplement Series #4 – Collagen, is it worth your money?

What is Collagen? Collagen is the most abundant protein in mammals forming about 25% of the total protein content in the body. It is an essential part of the connective tissues in the body. The main components of collagen are 3 non-essential…
The Fodmap diet


In a recent article about Irritable Bowel Syndrome, I had spoken about the advantages of following a low FODMAP diet to help ease the condition. I thought it would be helpful to delve deeper into the subject of what FODMAPs are and how following…