Posted on 03/20/2017 in Blog
A low-carb, zero-sugar, and high-protein diet may sound like a good idea to anyone who’s trying hard to shed some extra pounds, but it does not definitely fit all. Each of us responds differently to different nutrients because of the variations in our genetic makeup. Therefore, a weight loss diet that’s producing amazing results for your friend may not produce the same effects for you. So, for anyone who’s struggling achieving their ideal weight and body shape, it is important to understand how genetics influence our dietary habits, as well as our body’s response to different macro- and micro-nutrients.
Posted on 03/17/2017 in Blog
Milk, no surprise, is pretty nutritious. It contains proteins, carbohydrates, micronutrients, and plenty of calcium. But there are some of us who cannot drink milk without experiencing abdominal cramps, bloating, and diarrhea. In fact, 65 percent of the world’s adult population suffers from lactose intolerance or a reduced ability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk. Like many other characteristics, lactose intolerance is hereditary in most cases, which means that we inherit the gene responsible for the condition from our parents. In this article, we have discussed the connection of lactose intolerance and genetics, as well as have listed a few foods that you can use as a substitute for different dairy products.
Posted on 03/15/2017 in Blog
Every one of us is born with a set of instructions that tells the cell in our body how to function. In scientific terms, this set of instructions is known as our genetic makeup or the genes that we inherit from our parents. From our dietary preferences and metabolic rate to our risk of developing chronic medical conditions, our genes have a significant influence on our overall health and wellbeing. Diabetes is one of those several diseases that tend to run in families. In this article, we have discussed the role of genetics in diabetes in detail, as well as a few measures that you can take to reduce your risk of developing diabetes.
Posted on 03/07/2017 in Blog
What is Colorectal Cancer?Colorectal cancer is the cancer of the rectum and colon. Colorectal cancer occurs when the cells in the colon and/or the rectum develop a DNA error that causes them to mutate. These damaged cells become cancerous and continue to grow into a tumor, which has the ability to destroy the nearby tissue and spread the cancer to other parts of the body.
Posted on 03/07/2017 in Blog
Staying healthy is a long-term commitment. You need to watch what you eat, how much you eat, and how you burn off the calories you intake. Making healthy food choices can help you make your way towards a healthier lifestyle not just for you but your family too. We are listing down 5 nutritious superfoods that can help you make a difference in the way you live.
Posted on 03/01/2017 in Blog
Mardi Gras brings its own unique charm. With floats and beads, food and alcohol, and lots of partying – the festival is marked with people swarming out into the streets for a good light-hearted time. However, all this fun and frolic is often accompanied by activities that can be easily categorized as unhealthy. But now that the party is over, let’s get back to healthy living. Here’s what you can do:
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