In the strict sense, “immunity” defines an acquired resistance to infectious disease that is specific, i.e., resistance against a particular disease-causing agent(Pathogen). A person who has had measles once will not suffer from measles a second time, and is thus called immune. Our immune system recognizes the pathogen as foreign … Read more
Category: BLOOD PRESSURE
Fish is a healthy food and good for your health in many ways. Many studies has given variable evidences and others are ongoing.
It is loaded with important nutrients, such as Omega 3 fatty acid , protein and vitamin D.
Fish is also the world’s best source of omega-3 fatty … Read more
OATS AND CHOLESTEROL :
Oat bran is the outer casing of the oat. Its daily consumption over weeks lowers LDL (“bad”) and total cholesterol, possibly reducing the risk of heart disease.
Oats are excellent source of protein, dietary fiber, B vitamins and numerous dietary minerals, especially manganese
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While breakfast is known as “the most important meal of the day”. Everyone likes to have a breakfast.
Breakfast high in carbohydrates increases the risk of metabolic syndrome.Breakfast skippers tend to gain weight. A balanced breakfast includes fresh fruit or fruit juice, a high-fibre breakfast cereal, low-fat milk or yoghurt, … Read more
What is KETO DIET?
A KETO diet is a High FAT and Low CARB diet, where the body produces ketones in the liver to be used as energy. It helps to reduce weight but it has some side effects which a person must know before starting this program.
How it … Read more
When you call it as ‘Premature Birth’ ?
Premature birth is a birth that takes place more than three weeks before estimated due date of delivery. Premature birth is one that takes place before the start of the 37th week of pregnancy. It is important for the baby health to … Read more
Kidney failure is preventable
The kidneys function as blood filters that drain waste products while retaining other valuable blood contents like proteins. Kidney disease develops slowly, with few symptoms. It is often not recognized until the disease is advanced. If it is detected early, treatment can slow down the disease … Read more
Mushrooms- high in antioxidants:Antioxidants are chemicals that get rid of free radicals, a type of chemical that can harm a person’s body cells, potentially leading to cancer.
Breast and Prostate cancer:
Mushrooms are very effective in preventing breast and prostate cancer due to the significant presence of beta-glucans and … Read more
Contact your doctor right away if you feel any chest pain. However, as you get older, chest pain is a less common sign of heart disease, so be aware of other symptoms. Tell your doctor if you feel:
- Pain in the shoulders, arms, neck, jaw, or back
- Shortness of breath
Coffee and All cause mortality:
A 2014 meta-analysis found that coffee consumption (4 cups/day) was inversely associated with all-cause mortality (a 16% lower risk), as well as cardiovascular disease mortality specifically (a 21% lower risk from drinking 3 cups/day), but not with cancer mortality.
Coffee and Heart Disease:
A 2014 … Read more