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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Biotin for Weight Loss & Hair Quality- All that you need to know

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.

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PCOS Indian Diet Plan Tips for Improving Fertility

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.

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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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Soy- Healthy or Unhealthy? 3 Things you must know

 

When it comes to controversial foods, Soy or soy protein is usually in the list. For some it appears to be a wondrous super food while for some it may be nearly fatal. The debate over how beneficial or not soy has been all along has led to the founding of several studies that have observed the effects of soy under various conditions, based on which this article will shed the light on 3 major findings.

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PCOS & Pregnancy – Can you improve Fertility with Diet?

PCOS may be one of the most challenging female health issues of current times, perhaps the most common and widespread endocrinal complications in women of child-bearing age. It is characterized by an imbalance in the hormones. When it comes to the diet, the food factor becomes an important topic because whether it is keeping the hormones under control or its lack thereof, it all depends on the food we eat.

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Expert Guide to Folic Acid – Benefits, Dosage & All you need to know

Folate, also known as vitamin B9 is found naturally occurring in foods. Folic acid is something that is synthetically produced and found to be present in supplements or in foods that are fortified. Folate usually used to describe both the versions. Being water soluble, folate is quick to dissolve in water in the body and on ingestion, apart from the portion that is absorbed into the body; the rest is passed out through urine. Therefore, the body constantly needs refilling of folate stores.

Why do you need Folate?

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How Much Protein is Necessary to Avoid Hair Loss?

Luxurious, thick hair is the dream for everyone; however, for many people the health of the hair is only limited to washing, cleaning and maintaining hair externally on a regular basis. How many of us realize that the health of the hair is something that is also determined by what we feed our bodies?

Having a healthy balanced diet, rich in protein is one the best ways to keep your crowning glory at its best! This article will further discuss how protein plays a pivotal role and how much of it would you need on a regular basis.

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