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Avocado: What nutrients are you getting from avocado?

Avocado is frequently celebrated as a superfood owing to its abundant nutrient profile. With a diverse array of vitamins, minerals, and beneficial fats, this fruit provides a wealth of health advantages. Avocados are packed with nutrients like healthy fats, fiber, potassium, and vitamins C, E, and K. They’re great for heart health, digestion, and skin. […]

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Normal Weight Does Not Mean Good Health: Here’s why!

In our modern society, the pursuit of health is often equated with achieving a “normal” weight. However, the reality is far more complex. While maintaining a healthy weight is undoubtedly important, it is just one piece of the puzzle when it comes to overall well-being. In fact, numerous studies and healthcare experts emphasize that a […]

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Carbohydrates: should we stop eating them completely?

Over the years there has been many discussions around carbohydrates and their importance in our diets. Some people are leaning towards getting more of your calories from carbohydrates while others are going to cut off carbohydrates completely from our diets, in other words making carbohydrates a non essential part of our daily diets.
These are the discussions that have brought about the keto diet being highly recommended for management of many diseases, and many others going for a low carbohydrate diet.

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Choosing Diabetes Friendly Snacks

Living with diabetes can be challenging, especially when it comes to snacking. Many popular snack options are high in sugar and carbohydrates, which can cause spikes in blood sugar levels. However, making informed choices and selecting diabetic-friendly snacks is crucial in controlling blood glucose levels throughout the day.

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What are the health benefits of ginger and garlic?

Most people are already taking ginger and garlic for various health reasons. Garlic and ginger are not only delicious but also have numerous health benefits. They add great flavor to dishes and are known for their antimicrobial properties, which can help boost the immune system and improve digestion.

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Strategies to cope up with weight loss, How not to give up!

What strategies do you use to cope with negative feelings? When feeling discouraged on your weight loss journey, it’s important to remind yourself of your goals and the progress you’ve made so far. Reflecting on the reasons why you started, seeking support from friends/family, adjusting your approach/strategies if needed, and keeping in mind that setbacks […]

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Electrolyte imbalance…What is (Hyponatremia and hypernatremia)

Electrolyte imbalance occurs when the levels of electrolytes in your body are either too high or too low, which can disrupt normal bodily functions. Symptoms can include muscle cramps, weakness, confusion, and irregular heartbeat. It’s important to maintain proper electrolyte balance through diet and hydration. Sodium Electrolyte imbalance involving sodium refers to abnormal levels of […]

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Learn about Nutrition Supplements

What supplements are you taking? why do you feel like you need them? How many of those supplements are you taking? These are the three very first questions you will need to ask yourself. What are Nutrition supplements? Products in the form of powders, tablets, capsules, and even drinks that may contain minerals, vitamins, or […]

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This is why your poop is black! Is there an underlying cause?

Melena, is a condition characterized by black, tarry stools. Melena occurs when there is bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract, typically in the stomach or small intestine. It’s important to monitor for melena as it can indicate serious underlying conditions such as peptic ulcers, gastritis, or gastrointestinal bleeding.

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Diet and Gestational diabetes.

Management of gestational diabetes involves following a specific diet plan. The main importance of the diet plan is to make sure blood glucose levels remain at normal ranges, making sure both the mother and child remain healthy. The specific diet is meant to help meet all the nutrition needs of the baby and mother, without […]

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