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ARE YOU IGNORANT OF YOUR DIABETIC STATUS?

Nowadays, you get a smartphone in your hand everything else gets conveniently eased out of your way. RIP physical activity!!
Patients are becoming younger and younger!!
We continue to see our children growing up, more inclined towards a sedentary lifestyle.
There is considerable decrease in the age among patients when they are diagnosed and this is major cause for concern.
Diseases that used to show up around the age of 50 are setting in when you are in your 20s and 30s.
According to World Health Statistics report, 11.1% of adult male population and 10.8% of female population have high fasting blood glucose levels in India.

Yes, Google is really powerful. You type in the question “Is there a God?” and it tells you, “THERE IS NOW.” And you can fix these disturbing statistics as well.
The 3As
3As - Attitude, Awareness, & Action - could well do the job! 
But, our first obligation is to help a member of our own family before we think of helping others. 
They say a woman becomes a mom when she g…

WALK TOWARDS A BETTER HEALTH!

I haven’t got enough time to do any exercise - a familiar excuse we hear from our friends. Walking too is a form of exercise, don’t forget that. And if you do it correctly, it brings to you immense amount of benefits! 
Let’s learn a few techniques on how to walk the right way. Walking the right way which improves your posture, flexibility and spinal health. We have been doing this after our parents helped us with taking those initial steps. 


In order to stay healthy, roughly we are supposed to walk about 10,000 steps a day, which is approximately 4-6 km. However, most of us do get opportunities to walk about 1000 to 1500 steps a day with normal activities. And this is one of the most repetitive things you do day in day out. You could break your back, hips, and knees if proper care is not given while walking. Poor walking techniques can even lead to headaches. 



When you walk, your hips absorb about 3 times your body weight and your knees about 7 times your body weight. This means that you…

HOW FOOD HABITS CAN HELP YOU PREDICT THE FUTURE?

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise and is fast becoming one of the leading causes of deaths worldwide. 
With the rise in obesity, mostly this condition is seen in people over the age of 40. Having a body mass index (BMI) greater than 25 increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 
So, how do you manage or prevent this condition effectively? 
Well, the answer is pretty simple. Eat wisely and live smartly. It all depends on what foods you choose to eat and how active you are. 
Combining the right type of carbohydrates, proteins, and fat together can have a dramatic impact on how diabetes affects your body – positive or negative. 

Most people rely on medications to control their blood sugar. Medications have proven to have little effect on improving diabetes but rather just mask the symptoms of diabetes. Medications simply don't address the root cause of diabetes plus you run the risk of harmful side effects as well. Whereas, food that you consume has the ability to treat diabetes at t…

5 VITAL NUTRIENTS THAT HELP YOU LEAD A SMART LIFE

We don’t need to be reminded about the fact that nutrition is vital to a healthy living or being fit. It is also directly responsible for majority of our health outcomes. 
Oftentimes, you are so overwhelmed, trying to figure out the right mix of nutrients to lead a healthy and balanced life; especially when you are a diabetic. Most of the natural nutritional supplements are designed to support three essential body systems, viz., digestive, hormonal and detoxification.  Hormonal imbalance causes persistent weight gain, fatigue, low sex drive, anxiety, irritability, depression, and poor sleep patterns. Similarly, maintaining your digestive health is as vital as maintaining your overall wellness.  
Our body is constantly bombarded with toxins from both outside and from within - cigarette smoke, particulate emissions from vehicles, medications, alcohol..... the list goes on. Poor dietary and lifestyle choices will have severe implications on detoxification processes. As a result, the liver …