Hot flashes making you miserable? A low-fat plant-based diet with a dash of soybeans can help. A new study has found that it reduces moderate-to-severe hot flashes by 84% to fewer than one per day, down from about five, in postmenopausal women. During the 12-week study, … [Read more...] about Plant-based diet including soy eases menopause symptoms: Study
Six health and nutrition myths debunked
Do we need eight glasses of water a day or does dark chocolate help us lose weight? Nutritionist and dietician Vasundhara Agrawal (consultant with Practo) busts six everyday health and nutrition myths There are numerous misconceptions about health and nutrition that … [Read more...] about Six health and nutrition myths debunked
Food and immunity: What should we eat in a day?
The immune system defends the body from foreign organisms and pathogens which can make us sick. Different kinds of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin D, iron, zinc, protein, and selenium are essential for our immune system to function properly and fight infection and disease. … [Read more...] about Food and immunity: What should we eat in a day?
A cup of blueberries a day may be good for your heart
A study led by the University of East Anglia says that eating 150 grams of blueberries daily could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by up to 15%. Eating a cup of blueberries everyday may be good for the heart and can reduce the risk factors for cardiovascular … [Read more...] about A cup of blueberries a day may be good for your heart