Metabolic Syndrome alert! It is on rise…

Metabolic syndrome refers to the presence of any three of the following in a person-  Obesity Increased Triglyceride levels Decreased HDL cholesterol level (Good Cholesterol) High Blood Pressure Diabetes The reason these conditions are clubbed together is because of strong evidence that […]

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Good fats vs Bad fats!!

This is the latest food battle trending right now. So, what are these good or bad fats? Good fats refer to foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids. They are found in foods like nuts, sea food, soybeans, legumes, chia seeds and […]

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How bad is bad cholesterol?

LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, triglycerides…do these terms sound familiar? Have you or your loved ones dreaded looking at these on the blood work report? Well, these scary looking terms are nothing but humble vehicles carrying fat molecules in your bloodstream. They serve […]

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Do you know the cause for High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure is a common condition caused by complex interactions between genetic factors and environmental causes. Here are some of the environmental triggers for high blood pressure- Obesity is the number one risk factor. It increases your cardiac work load, which […]

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Make a DASH to a perfect blood pressure

DASH diet or the “Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension” is a successfully studied diet pattern by the medical fraternity to control blood pressure.  In 1992, National Institute of Health in the USA started funding research projects to see if specific dietary interventions […]

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