VLCD vs. LCD- Which is better for long term Weight Management

There are several types of ‘diets’ trending in the nutrition world that are coined to help lose weight. Out of these, the two diets that focus on carbs and calories- Low calorie diet and Very low calorie diet are two of the most commonly used ones.  In this article you will learn what does each one offer.

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Is Whey Protein Helpful for Diabetics?

Whey protein is one of the two major protein types that are found in milk and contributes to about 20% of the total milk composition.  The other protein being casein, however, whey is the one widely accepted and used as compared to casein due to its rapid absorbency rate and also because it is less likely to cause digestive problems.

So, how is whey protein positioned in the role of decreasing blood sugars in individuals with diabetes? Let’s find out.

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Are There Any Side Effects Of Protein Powder?

Protein is one of the most essential macronutrient that makes up our diet. It is more than necessary to help build muscles, repair and recover exercising muscle fibers, maintain healthy hair and skin, build DNA and RNA and what not! But the main cause of its use by fitness enthusiasts is for the simple reason of fat reduction and weight maintenance.

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Home-made Meal Replacement Bar

Meal replacement powders, also known as MRPs are nutritionally complete foods. Meal replacements can be found as powders or even as bar forms. These meal replacers contain a specific blend of protein, carbohydrates and fat alongside vitamins, minerals and any other foods added as fortification to the product. These are packed in such a balanced and nutritionally dense manner that meal replacements can be a great go-to for breakfast or lunch or a quick but filling snack or simply when you are in a rush.

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Acid Reflux? Food to Include & Avoid in your Diet

Acid reflux occurs when there is backflow of acid from the stomach into the esophagus. The esophagus is the tube carrying food from the throat to the stomach. The lower esophagus has a specialized muscle also known as a sphincter that prevents the backflow of food from stomach into the esophagus, under normal conditions. It is when this muscle weakens; it causes the acid from the stomach to splash back into the esophagus leading to symptoms like heart burn, discomfort in the chest and sometimes shortness of breath too. This is generally known as GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease.

There are a number of factors that cause GERD, including foods. Here is a list of all the foods you need to avoid and can take in case GERD.

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