NUTS NUTRITION

Many people tend to avoid nuts because of the amount of calories and fats present in them, but in fact nuts are extremely nourishing . A handful of nuts provide you with fibre, proteins, mono-unsaturated fatty acids and essential vitamins and minerals. A healthy daily intake of nuts is 30g (a small handful) or approximately:…

KETOGENIC DIET

What is ketogenic diet? For many years ketogenic diet was often reserved as the last treatment for all types of seizures in children. It is basically high fat and low carbohydrate diet in which fat contributes around 70 % of your total calories, 25 % protein and carbohydrates is restricted to only 5 %.The diet…

DIET MANAGEMENT IN TYPE 2 DIABETES

Type 2 diabetes is the metabolic disorder usually occurring in persons older than 30 years of age. It is the condition in which pancreas fails to produce enough insulin required to maintain normal glucose level in blood. Risk factors for type 2 diabetes: Older age Obesity Family history for diabetes Physical inactivity A prior history…