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Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Mother And Babies

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Breastfeeding is feeding a child with milk from mother’s breast. Breast feeding can be started as early as one hour from the birth of child. Breast feeding contains all the basic nutrients and vitamins for the child. Hence for 6 months at least breastfeeding is recommended to all the mothers. Breastfeeding not only benefits baby but it also has benefits ... Read More »

Antioxidant properties of vitamin C

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Let us understand the basics-whenever there is a chemical reaction in our body, the weak bonds split and free radicals are formed. Free radicals are caused by stress, environmental toxins and food additives. Free radicals are also formed oxygen is used by the body for normal metabolism (oxidation). These free radicals are highly reactive and can damage body cells in ... Read More »

Why am I putting on weight? Causes for obesity

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“OMG! My weight is increasing!” this is the commonest statement that one hears after ladies step onto a weighing scale. Not only ladies, but males today have also become conscious about putting on weight. You always feel happy and confident about yourself when you look presentable in the crowd. Who does not want to be “the life of the party”! ... Read More »

What is Binge Eating Disorder?

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We have all had times – whether at our cousin’s wedding or an outing with our friends – when we have hogged till our tummies threatened to burst. However, there are people who go through this experience regularly without any control. They are said to suffer from Binge eating disorder. What is Binge Eating Disorder? Binge eating disorder is a ... Read More »

What can I do to aid my GERD Treatment?

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GERD (Gastro – Esophageal Reflux Disease) is a medical condition where the contents of the stomach rise up into the throat through our food pipe, causing a discomfort and bitter taste in the mouth. It is also known as acid reflux. Here are some easy tips to prevent the recurrent acid reflux relapses. Some lifestyle and dietary changes will help ... Read More »

Foods to be avoided in Hypothyroidism

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What is Hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is a common hormonal disorder found now days. It is also called as Underactive thyroid.  There is an insufficient production of thyroid hormones which can cause symptoms like fatigue, intolerance to cold, weight gain and delayed intellectual development in children. There is a common concern of patients suffering from an underactive thyroid – what hypothyroidism diet ... Read More »

7 super foods for growing children

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The nutritional requirement for the growing children is slightly different from the adults. As the children are always physically very active, their bodies require higher amounts of proteins, carbohydrates, fats along with vitamins and minerals and calcium as compared to adults. Children must consume a well balanced diet which can fulfill their nutritional demands. In this blog we will discuss ... Read More »

Diet in Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver caused by viruses. The cause of spread of different types of Hepatitis is different with each variety Hepatitis C spreads through coming in contact with infected blood as in blood transfusion, medical and nursing staff coming in contact with blood during gynecological or surgical procedures etc. Diet in Hepatitis C: Diet plays a ... Read More »

10 best foods for Acne

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Acne is known as pimples in common language. Almost everyone suffers from acne at least once in the lifetime. Acne is nothing but the red eruptions caused by blocking of pores of the skin due to over activity of sebaceous glands or the oil glands. Acne is mostly seen in adolescents. As in this age there is dynamic hormone activities ... Read More »