Holy basil, or Ocimum tenuiflorum, more commonly known as tulsi, is a plant native to India but also found in Southeast Asia. For a long time, tulsi has been cultivated for religious and medical purposes. It is also cultivated for its essential oil which is often used in ayurveda. Tulsi is also used in ayurveda to cure many diseases.
Shatavari is a species of Asparagus which is commonly found in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and the Himalayas. It has been used since centuries in Ayurveda because of it many benefits on the digestive system and the female reproductive system.
Protein is a macro nutrient and is required by our body to carry out almost all chemical reactions and build muscles. A person needs to consume around 1g of protein per kilogram of body weight in a day. Here are some vegetarian foods which can be added to your diet to give you a boost of protein.
Being a Mom is not easy. Shouldering the responsibility of the entire family and making sure everyone gets what they need – be it meals, misplaced belongings, or anything else – this can be quite draining. Being able to take some time out for yourself can be quite a task – especially when it has to be to focus on your own health.
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.
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.
There can just never be enough ways to be fit! Here are a few of the most common diet practices around the nutrition world that you can go through and see for yourself which ones work best for you.
Perhaps, you are someone who has tried and tested many tips and advices given to you by family, friends and gym buddies but have somehow still failed to give you the kind of results that you have been hoping for. Worry not, for we have the best of expert advice lined up here for you to skim and skimp through.
Biotin is a water soluble vitamin that is essential for all mammals. it’s an important part of enzymes to help them do their job in the body. It’s a member of group B vitamin complex, but also known as vitamin H or co-enzyme R. It’s especially abundant in liver. Biotin is made in human intestines by gut bacteria, but our bodies are not able to store it. It is unknown how much of this bacteria-produced biotin contributes to overall nutrition of the body.
Before knowing the important foods that should be included in the PCOS diet menu, it is necessary to know what PCOS is. PCOS is the abbreviated form of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, also known as the Stein-Leventhal Syndrome. It is one of the most prevalent hormonal endocrine disorders among women, and it affects 1 in 10 women who are at their child-bearing age. It is difficult to diagnose PCOS with just a single test and the symptoms vary from woman to woman.