Sleep And Fat Loss

In observational studies, as self-reported sleep duration declines, the likelihood of weight gain and #obesity increases. Restricted #sleep leads to an increase in total energy expenditure. Unfortunately, it gets compensated by an increase in #caloric intake (especially coming from #carbohydrates); leading to a net positive energy balance and associated weight gain. Mechanism: During slow wave…

The right diet can impede the progress of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a benign chronic inflammatory disease affective 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…

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…

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…

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…