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Health Hazards of Junk Food

“Eating junk food is not good for health” you have heard this a 100 times but actually nobody cares. A little peek into the world of junk food. Wikipedia says that junk foods are ready to eat convenience foods containing high levels of saturated fats, salt or sugar and little or no fruits, vegetables or […]

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Positive Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Recently I read about chia seeds and this really fascinated me. Such small seeds packed with so much health benefits! So, if you want to increase your nutritional IQ read the entire post. Chia seeds are obtained from a desert plant belonging to the mint family. They can be eaten raw or the chia sprouts […]

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Is Fat Healthy?

Should you include fats in your diet? If so, what kind of fats and how much should be included? If you want all your doubts cleared, then better read this post rather attentively. Fats are nutrients that are used by the body to build nerve tissue including the brain and the nerves. Fats are required […]

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What is Visual Gastric Band Therapy?

For those of you who are obese and want to slim down, here is a good news! You would have heard about the adjustable gastric band commonly made of inflatable silicon which is placed around the top portion of the stomach through laparoscopic surgery.   Health pop reports about a new study in which, patients […]

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Health Effects of Vegetarian Diet

The practice of eating plant based diet without dairy products, eggs and meat is called vegetarianism. Vegetarianism can be followed for different reasons, it can be due to religious beliefs, animal rights and other factors including health, political, environmental, cultural and economic values. There are differences within the practice of following a vegetarian diet. Ovo […]

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Role of Carbohydrates in Promoting Health

I read in an article that Spelt an ancient grain provides more fiber than whole wheat bread and it is wonderfully nutritious. So what role does carbohydrates play in promoting health? First, let us move up the ladder from the basics. Carbohydrates supply energy to the body to perform physical activity and for proper functioning […]

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Health Hazards of Energy Drinks

Recently the UAE health authorities have issued a ban stating that the kids and pregnant women should not consume energy drinks. Until then, I was blissfully unaware about the existence of energy drinks and the harm it causes to the body. After a small research this is what I found out. According to its manufacturers […]