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Components that make foods diabetic-friendly

Diabetes has become a common word as we find many people dealing with this disease who have to face challenges every day due to their diet restrictions, maintaining the blood sugar levels, selectively looking for foods that have lower glycemic index...

Choosing products from Market for a Person with Diabetes

Advancement in technology has made it possible to have access to food that can cater to innumerable preferences, tastes, and health requirements of an individual. In the supermarkets, there is an entire section dedicated to diet/health foods and we...

Managing Diabetes with Physical Activity

Physical activity or exercise is being recognised by more people as an essential part of our lifestyle. Earlier we used to travel less by vehicles or escalators and used to have walks not only to reach our destinations but as a pleasant pastime. Now...

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Food and Fitness to Prevent Diabetes

Diabetes is a state when body’s ability to utilize a given load of sugar is compromised. Most often it happens because the major hormone needed to facilitate the uptake of sugar at the cellular level “insulin” is either...

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Food- More than an essential need.

Food – More than an essential need.

Food is one of the basic necessities of humans, and it stands first among all basic needs – food, shelter, and clothing. It is important as it nourishes the human body- sustaining the very existences of humans...

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Insulin Resistance

India does have second largest population with type 2 diabetes in the world. One of the main drivers to Type 2 diabetes is insulin resistance. In this article, we shall discuss this problem in detail. When we eat food...

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ASEPTIC PROCESSING

What is Aseptic Processing?  Aseptic Processing is sterilizing a product and filling it in and sealing the sterile container in a sterile environment so that microbes do not enter the product. When the product is...

Gluten Sensitivity

There are many dietary fads which do rounds every now and then. Along with many other fads, going off gluten is the new kid on the block. These fads are so popular that most people following it have no clue about the...

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Glycemic Index – What does it mean?

Generally carbohydrates are classified as simple and complex. According to this classification, simple forms of carbohydrate are digested quickly whereas complex are digested slowly. As scientists dove deeper into...

Is Cholesterol From Food Bad For Heart?

Dietary cholesterol has been most controversial nutrient in food. It became controversial after it was found that cholesterol in blood is responsible for causing numerous problems like cardiovascular disease, strokes...

Low Carbohydrate Diets for Weight Loss

There is a rising prevalence of obesity in recent years. While causes of obesity are many including genetic factor, sedentary lifestyle, imprudent dietary pattern, urbanisation etc, cure is only one—lifestyle...

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