Superfoods are just a marketing term. If you’re thinking of making an impact on your health, go for functional foods like oatmeal and quinoa.
Diabetes is a silent epidemic and India is the diabetes capital of the world. It is currently estimated that 40 million people suffer from diabetes in India and by 2025, that number will swell up to 70 million.
You might think that the consumption of any “freshly squeezed” and packaged fruit juice in the morning before you leave for work is a healthy start. It could’ve been a healthy start if that orange juice you just drank was actually freshly squeezed, blended at home and consumed.
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For years, we’ve been told to switch from full-fat dairy to skim milk. The lower fat content was thought to help with weight loss and prevent diabetes. Recently, large population studies designed to look for links between full-fat dairy consumption, weight and disease risk are starting to call that recommendation into question.
According to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, people whose diets included a large percentage of high-glycaemic foods (for example, white bread, potatoes, refined/processed foods) saw the risk for lung cancer (the number one cancer killer of women) increase by 49%.