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That ultra-fatty cheat meal you just ate? It’s gonna absolutely hammer your liver.

EVEN THE FITTEST guys will admit it: We all love to dig into a fat, greasy burger or a few glistening slices of greaseball pizza every now and then. Taking a break from a strict diet when trying to get shredded for catching more glances at the beach is an essential part of the process—you need that infusion of crazy calories to boost energy and your metabolism, plus free your psyche from the constant tedium of chicken and rice and veggies. But going too crazy with high-fat meals on your…

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Every meal triggers inflammation that may protect us

Every time we eat food, it may trigger an inflammatory response that acts as a protective mechanism to fight the bacteria consumed along with the food, a study has found. The findings showed that this inflammatory response, which acts as a protective mechanism, fails in overweight individuals leading to diabetes. On the other hand, in healthy individuals, short-term inflammatory responses play an important role in sugar uptake and the activation of the immune system. The study, led by researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland, showed that depending on…

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X-mas meal plan for Diabetics

Santa’s here and so is the pin to burst your diabetic balloon! Many of us who suffer from this lifelong problem go through a tough time when Christmas is around. Since this is the best time to have Christmas puddings, cakes, cookies, mulled wine and everything that should get your blood glucose level rolling, here are some ways through which our diabetic friends can enjoy as much as anyone else: Stick to timely meals There are going to be too many meals to welcome Santa. Make a timetable for today….

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X-mas meal plan for Diabetics

Santa’s here and so is the pin to burst your diabetic balloon! Many of us who suffer from this lifelong problem go through a tough time when Christmas is around. Since this is the best time to have Christmas puddings, cakes, cookies, mulled wine and everything that should get your blood glucose level rolling, here are some ways through which our diabetic friends can enjoy as much as anyone else: Stick to timely meals There are going to be too many meals to welcome Santa. Make a timetable for today….

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How to Boost Your Immune System at Every Meal

Your immune system’s not a muscle, but you should treat it like one. The same things you focus on when it comes to bulking up, like diet, exercise, and sleep, also play a big role in fending off colds and the flu. But, unlike the radical diet you might adopt to help speed up the six-pack process, the trick to using food to keep your immune system strong is balance, says Heidi Skolnik, a sports nutritionist and author of Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance. Foods with Vitamin C: 5 Nutrient-Rich Dishes…

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The 1200 Calorie Diet: A Tailored Meal Plan for Weight Loss

A 1200 kcal/day diet for an adult is a calorie-restricted meal plan for weight reduction and should not be made a way of life. National institute for Nutrition, recommends a healthy 1900Kcal/day for a woman (sedentary) and 2300Kcals/day for Men (Sedentary). Very low calorie diets i.e. below 1000Kcal/day should be under medical supervision only. If you have been recommended to go on the 1200 calorie diet, this what your day’s food chart should ideally look like: Breakfast Is the morning cup of tea a custom for you? By all means,…

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