Mapping into Genomics Potential: A promising breakthrough or another technology landmine

Affordable and rapid DNA sequencing has caused a revolution in the medicine and health-care sectors globally, while genomics can be seen as a paradigm shift in health practices and outcomes, as it ushers in a new era of precision healthcare in which preventive methods, treatments, and health advice reach the right person at the rightContinue reading “Mapping into Genomics Potential: A promising breakthrough or another technology landmine”

The Ultimate Keto Shopping List

Many people say diet success starts in the kitchen, but it actually starts somewhere else—the grocery store. Making the wrong choices at the grocery store might lead you to make bad decisions in the kitchen as well. This is particularly true if you plan on following the ketogenic diet. Just like any other diet, ketoContinue reading “The Ultimate Keto Shopping List”

What Are Net Carbs- In a Nutshell

In recent years, carb counting has become a major point of dietary emphasis. With many low-carb diets such as keto and Atkins becoming more commonplace, it’s crucial to account for carbohydrates properly. Highlights: Let’s Define a Carbohydrate Net Carbs Explained Why is Fiber Different? Insoluble Fiber Soluble Fiber What are Sugar Alcohols? How to CalculateContinue reading “What Are Net Carbs- In a Nutshell”

Maternal Nutrition: All you need to know about food, exercise and rest

The health of the mother is crucial for healthy birth outcomes hence, there is a need to meet the high nutritional demands of a woman during pregnancy. Preconception care optimizes both a mother’s health and that of her child.  Preconception means knowing how health conditions and risk factors could affect a woman or her unbornContinue reading “Maternal Nutrition: All you need to know about food, exercise and rest”

A Quick Guide to Sports Nutrition

Nutrition for Sports Specialized exercise training is an integral part of sport performance and proper nutrition is an important component of the total training program, allowing for optimal growth and development in athletes. Sports nutrition for athletes is similar to essential nutrients needed by a non-athlete person with varied increases in their calorie needs fromContinue reading “A Quick Guide to Sports Nutrition”

Post Exercise Recovery Techniques

Image credits: Mauricio Campino Facts about Exercise There are different forms of exercise such as high-intensity-short duration, high intensity interval training (HIIT) and moderate- to low-intensity exercises.  The intensity and duration of exercise is important in determining what energy source (carbohydrate, protein, fat) will be used as a fuel by the contracting muscles during exercise. Continue reading “Post Exercise Recovery Techniques”

Keto and Intermittent Fasting: A Beginner’s Guide

The ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting have more in common than you may believe. When combining the two practices, they may be able to synergistically work together toward common goals of fat loss and improved metabolic health. Despite the differences in the diets, they have two big similarities: both increase ketone production and can alsoContinue reading “Keto and Intermittent Fasting: A Beginner’s Guide”

A blueprint of Self-care Approach

             Identify your unique plans to change as per your ikigai. The word ‘Ikigai’ involves planning your routines and work schedules daily with a purpose. Every day is a new day, and if you miss any self-care goal due to procrastination, you always have the option to start a healthy routine each day.              1.Continue reading “A blueprint of Self-care Approach”

Tips to Balanced Diet for Healthy Living

What is a Balanced Diet?  A balanced diet is a combination of basic food groups that contains a variety of cereals, legumes, dairy products, meat, egg, fish, poultry, fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds. Along with nutrient-dense foods such as carbohydrates, proteins, visible and invisible fats, a balanced diet is also packed with vitamins andContinue reading “Tips to Balanced Diet for Healthy Living”

5 Health Benefits of Quinoa as a Prebiotic Food

Health benefits of Quinoa as a superfood comes down to two important factors that I’ll discuss in this article.  It has a rich nutritional profile and . Environmental stress tolerant properties Health Benefits of Quinoa (Pronounced as Keen-wah) you should know: Quinoa also known as ‘Mother Grain’ is a psuedo-cereal (not a grain but aContinue reading “5 Health Benefits of Quinoa as a Prebiotic Food”