Swamped with patients who have diabetes and are obese, it is often difficult for physicians to dispense advice on a single food item. For instance, often, we give no specific diktat on edible oils. Sometimes, a casual advice when patients are leaving the clinic is: “Don’t take fried food.” Well,Read More →

To alleviate diet-related deaths in India, experts have urged the government to come up with a comprehensive nutritional policy following India’s poor ranking in the world hunger index last year. A recent study by the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington revealed that over 1.1 crore deaths occurRead More →

  TLC in typical slang translates to ‘tender loving care’, and it is only befitting that you treat your body to the same, in terms of your diet! The TLC diet aims to do just that – except, its full form is actually Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes. As the name suggests,Read More →

You’ve probably heard of the keto diet by now. The high-fat, moderate protein, low-carb diet is currently one of the biggest food trends, with celebs like Kourtney Kardashian and your co-worker among its fans. However, just like any other health fad, the keto diet has its downsides. While the diet may be an effective way to lose weight,Read More →

Ketogenic diets can create a state of nutritional ketosis, which occurs when the body burns fat, rather than carbohydrates, for energy. (Unsplash) Researchers are hopeful that the keto diet could prove useful for military personnel in addressing the problem of obesity. According to a study published in the Journal of Military Medicine,Read More →

Mediterranean diet allows people to enjoy their food and prevents overeating Can’t stop overeating? Adopt a Mediterranean diet as it not only deters overeating but also protects against obesity and liver diseases, suggests a new study. In the study, published in the journal Obesity, the researchers from Wake Forest SchoolRead More →