Articles in Category: Disease and Diet
Flatulence generally means expulsion or release of gas or byproducts of digestion process in the gaseous form through the rectum. It is commonly known as a ‘fart’ and is not a life-threatening disease, though it can be quite embarrassing in public situations. Most people produce about three pints of gas a day and on an average, pass gas 14 times each day. The noises commonly heard while passing gas are produced due to vibrations of the anal sphincter.
One of the most important aspects of keeping blood sugar under control is to regulate your diet. Having foods that are low on the ***glycemic index*** will give you good nutrition while keeping your blood sugar level under control. On the other hand, not being conscious about what you eat can send your blood sugar shooting up and causing more serious health issues such as kidney failure and loss of vision.
The food that you eat governs your health. Hence being careful of one's diet is only natural, especially when you are aiming at a healthy heart. Here are some foods to keep your heart in good health. Make sure to add a few of them to your diet every day so that you can enjoy a life with considerably reduced risks of heart attacks.
Diet control is one of the most important aspects of battling diabetes. Diabetes is a condition characterized by insufficient insulininsulinproduction, which makes it tough for the body to process sugars and fats. So, typically, a diabetic’s diet is devoid of carbohydrates, starchy foods, sugars and excessive fats.
Menopause often leaves women drained physically, as well as emotionally. This important transition in a woman's life can be managed successfully and positively with some simple dietary and lifestyle modifications. Take a look!
If ***menopause*** is running havoc in your life and you find yourself perpetually riding a rollercoaster, just sit back and relax. With an array of symptoms accompanying this phase, there is a lot one goes through during this time. However, while it may be a little time consuming; it is possible to manage menopause with some small changes to your eating and lifestyle habits.
Take a look at these top 10 dietary and lifestyle modifications that can help you manage menopause effectively:
According to major studies, high uric acid levels in the body or Hyperuricemia can be brought down by bringing about some major changes in the diet. Dietary changes are considered the most effective way to fight rising levels of uric acid.
With busy and changing lifestyles people now prefer junk food, off the counter preparations and ready to eat foods. As a result people ingest foods high in purines; the main cause of rising uric acid levels in the body.
Purines are produced in the body as a result of breakdown of proteins during the digestion phase. Purines further break down to produce uric acid. When these purinespurinespurines or the uric acid so produced is not excreted or metabolized by the body, Hyperuricemia may develop.
Changes in eating habits go a long way in bringing down uric acid levels in the body; by identifying and avoiding foods high in purines and including those low in purines as part of the diet.