Diet and Nutrition

How Belly Fat Is Linked To Diabetes?

According to researchers, there is a link between abdominal fat and type 2 diabetes. People who are genetically predisposed to having a higher waist-to-hip...
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Why More People In Pakistan Are Becoming Obese

Obesity refers to the state of being fat or overweight. A body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more officially puts a person in...
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The 9 Dangerous Side Effects of a Low-carb Diet

According to the Institute of Medicine, 45-65%, i.e. 225-325g of the daily 2000 calorie requirement should be consumed from carbohydrates. While a traditional low-carb...
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8 Health Benefits Of “Ispaghol”, Psyllium Husk

We know it as ‘ispaghol’, the magic constipation cure. Called ‘Psyllium’ in the medical tongue, it is a soluble fiber extracted from the seeds...
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Fact checker: Any Truth to These Chocolate Myths?

Since ancient times, chocolate has been regarded, even revered, as a nutritious food with multiple health benefits. Yet, despite being a multibillion-dollar global industry,...
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3 Great Ways to Lower High Blood Pressure Naturally

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a dangerous condition that can lead to blood vessel damage over time. If left untreated, this can also...
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5 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Having More Than…

Although coffee offers some benefits, it is high in caffeine, which is a stimulant that cannot only disrupt sleep but also result in other...
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8 Nutritional Deficiencies That May Cause Depression

We are what we eat. While external factors like environment and work stress are major depression fuelers, a lack of certain minerals and vitamins...
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4 Snacks That Seem Healthy But Actually Aren’t

While it is pretty obvious that you should steer clear of unhealthy foods to remain fit and healthy, there is something of a gray...
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