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Lifestyle Disorders – Cancer

It is one of the most important public health problems of the modern-day world and is the second most causative agent of death after cardiovascular diseases. In the US alone, cancer accounts for nearly 23% of the total deaths. It is estimated that by the year 2020, 15 million new cancer cases will be identified and around 12 million of them will be losing their lives due to the disease. In India, it is estimated that around 2.25 million people are suffering from cancer (9.81% men and 9.42% women).

Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acids – The Genetics Behind

We often tend to become over-cautious when it comes to consuming foods. That includes foods of all varieties; fruits, vegetables, cereals, and...

Lifestyle Disorders – Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of chronic conditions that affects the small intestine and large intestine. Ulcerative colitis (UC) and...
Butter - bitter or better?

Main Nahi Maakhan Khayo

Butter has been part of the Indian diet for millennia. Today, nutritionists recommend inclusion of small amounts of butter in the diet.

Lifestyle Disorders – Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular diseases are a group of diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels. Cardiovascular diseases that involve blood vessels are...

Lifestyle Disorders – Diabetes

Diabetes is a situation that weakens the body’s capacity to process blood sugar levels. The high levels of blood sugar are a...

Prevention is better than Cure

This is an oft-repeated, oft-mentioned idiom that we have been hearing ever since we were children – from our teachers, from our elders and...

Lifestyle Disease: Prevention and Risk Reduction

A Quick Look Through: Lifestyle disorders are constituted of diseases that occur majorly on the basis of living habits...

Cobalamin (Vit B12)- An Essential Micro-nutrient

A Quick Look Through: Vitamin B12 is an essential micronutrient that belongs to a group of water-soluble vitamins. It...

Nutrigenomics: Unravel The Gene-Diet Connection

“As far as your body’s cells are concerned, healthy diets are all essentially the same, resting on the same Four Pillars: meat...