As they ripen, green bananas turn into yellow which are the ones usually eaten by all. Most of us are unaware that the green- unripe and starchy banana provides more health benefits than the yellow- ripe and sweeter one.
The texture of green bananas is similar to that of root vegetables like potato or yam andRead More »
The higher fiber content of fenugreek slows the breakdown and absorption of carbohydrates resulting in gradual release of blood sugars. This is especially beneficial in reducing the surge in blood sugar levels after mealsRead More »
Fenugreek, commonly known as ‘methi’, has been used as traditional medicine in many parts of the world, especially in China, Egypt, India and Middle Eastern countries. Their bitter taste imparts a peculiar flavour Read More »
Patients suffering from viral hepatitis often have nonspecific symptoms such as poor appetite and tiredness. Infections of the liver lead to compromised metabolism and absorption of nutrients , especially carbohydrates and fats. Emphasis needs to be on giving sufficient rest to the liver to recuperate and regain its functioning.
Treatment for all types of viral hepatitis involvesRead More »
Hepatitis relates to inflammation of the liver. A total of 315 outbreaks of viral hepatitis have been reported from 2010 to 2013 and 99 outbreaks in 2013 alone by Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) to National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Liver, being the main organ involved in metabolizing nutrients, needs rest during hepatitis for the cells Read More »
Liver, one of the largest and heaviest organs in the human body, possesses the incredible quality of self-healing and regeneration. Just like the skin, liver can repair itself and it is the only organ that can fully regenerate up to 75% of damaged tissue. Liver is considered as the largest gland in the body since it synthesizes andRead More »
Although cholesterol has been treated as a cuss word due to its linkage with the life-threatening heart diseases, you will be pleasantly surprised to know that not all cholesterol is bad. There is the good cholesterol called HDL cholesterol which needs to be high so as to Read More »