Just because its herbal..

Since these supplements are not regulated by the FDA, it is essential that consumers be aware of the following issues surrounding herbal supplements, which can affect safety: • Nonstandardization: Many herbal supplements are not standardized, making it difficult to compare potencies between products. • Contamination and/or adulteration: Dietary supplements are not strictly regulated; many reports…

Too much salt can affect cognitive function

High #salt intake may have a dramatic impact on #memory and cognitive functioning, independent of its effect on blood pressure, according to an animal study published in Nature Neuroscience. After only a few weeks, mice fed a #sodium-rich diet (8-10 times the recommended amount) experienced significantly reduced blood flow to regions of the brain associated…

Are You Feeling Too Stiff: Checkout Your Water Intake

Yes! Drinking plenty of water can prevent frequent muscle tightness or cramps… Muscle tightness or cramps especially in leg muscles is an early sign of dehydration, although it’s relatively common cause. Stress, overdoing exercises, poor blood circulation,pregnancy, diabetes can also cause muscle tightness. What is Dehydration?  Our body is made up of approximately 60% of…

The right diet can impede the progress of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a benign chronic inflammatory disease affecting the female reproductive system. Dietary changes and the use of supplements have been evaluated for their effects on endometriosis-associated pain. These changes may affect the immune system, thereby interfering with disease progression. Few studies support some benefit from certain supplements (fenugreek, fish oil, vitamin B, ginger, and…

Keto Lemon Custard- Guilt free dessert!

INGREDIENTS- 2 servings 4 tbsp butter 60 g cream cheese 4 large egg yolks 1 tsp lemon zest Juice of 1/2 lemon 15 drops stevia 1/8 tsp xanthan gum INSTRUCTIONS Add the butter and cream cheese to a saucepan and heat on low flame. While it is melting, grate in some lemon zest, add 15 drops…

If you are Diabetic, watch out for Charcot Foot

CHARCOT FOOT                                              Written by Dr.Ritu Chauhan What is it? Charcot foot is the progressive and degenerative weakening of the bones in the foot due to significant nerve damage (neuropathy) which decreases sensation and…

Exercise and Acid Reflux

Along with diet control, regular exercise may help in the management of GERD. Obese patients are known to have increased incidence of reflux symptoms and decreased frequency of exercise.It has been suggested that regular exercise is associated with strengthening of the striated muscle in the diaphragmatic crura leading to a stronger anti reflux barrier. Population…