Nutrition for healthy skin

We all know that healthy eating habits contributes to healthy and fresh skin. In the same manner presence or absence of certain nutrients or foods directly effects your skin and may result in skin problems. A balanced diet is essential to prevent skin conditions . If the diet is deficient in certain nutrients the skin…

Dental health and nutrition

The diet and nutrition of an individual plays an important role in tooth development, oral health and in the management and prevention of oral diseases . The intake of different food directly affect teeth and oral tissues and in the same manner status of oral health affects the individuals ability to consume an adequate diet….

Diet and nutrition for teenagers

The period from 12 to 21 years is the period of rapid growth both physically and mentally . These changes allows teenagers to become more mature and independent, and it directly effect their dietary needs and eating patterns. A healthy balanced diet is essential for the body in order to ensure proper growth and development….

Food allergies

What is food allergy ? Food allergy commonly occurs when the body abnormally reacts to certain foods and causes functional changes in target organs. Almost 40 % the population worldwide is suffering from any sort of food allergies. Infants younger than two years are more at risk of developing food allergies than older children and…

Diet in Migraine

Migraine is the common disorder and is found more in women than men. It is an episode of intense headache usually on one side of the head. The headache in migraine must be throbbing, episodic and extremely intense. Migraine is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and photophobia (pain in eyes on exposure to light). Factors…

STRESS MANAGEMENT THROUGH DIET

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Stress is basically a state of emotional or mental tension which results from adverse circumstances. When a body is under stress it releases a a complex set of hormones like adrenaline, cortisol and norepinephrine, which prepares the body for physical action. Effects of stress on human body Stress and depression…

Sugar

What are sugars Sugars are the type of carbohydrates which provide energy to the body. They are found naturally in plants, honey and milk or added in drinks, cooking and in processed foods. Common types of sugars Glucose Glucose is the most abundant form of sugar. All starches,breads and cereals breakdown into glucose in blood….