Have you ever made sugar syrup at home? If yes, you must have noticed, as you keep cooking the syrup the water evaporates and syrup gets thicker and thicker. That’s what happens in your body as well. As your blood sugar goes higher than normal values the blood also starts becoming thicker in nature and..
About 50% of people with diabetes are aged 65 years and above. Living with diabetes, while it can be effectively managed, can be tough at times. Every day brings with it new challenges that you must overcome. As one gets older this becomes tougher and specific age related complications require diligence and care to properly..
It comes as a big surprise to my patients that I’m a big foodie and love to eat out and try different cuisines. Everyone needs a break from eating the same food every day, right! Sticking to a healthy diet doesn’t mean you have to avoid dining out. Eating out is not impossible while aspiring to..
Diabetes and hypertension are two health culprits that go hand-in-hand. While regular checkups and dietary control can help prevent and manage these conditions well, we know that it is easier said than done. We are well aware how difficult it is to control sugar cravings and lose weight. Why not take some help from our..
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking — Zig Ziglar Pretty true, isn’t it? Positive thinking can give us a powerful energy boost that makes even Mount Everest a small mountain to climb on. Positive thoughts are equal to positive energy. However, staying positive 24/7 for 365 days is like building..
In one of my previous blogs, I mentioned that carb intake should be a minimum of 2 exchanges in every major meal in a day. The most common answer to this recommendation I hear is “this is too less…I am going to starve” or “I will feel hungry again within an hour”. That is where..
If you feel unwell with a handful of symptoms like diarrhea, intense sweating, a bit of biliousness, or a chest clutch while playing sports or reading a book, it could be a virus causing trouble or could be the symptoms of a heart attack. Even though sudden death due to a heart attack in young..
While in a grocery store, how many times do you look at the nutrition facts label and try to make sense of all that information? Think about how a packaged product is going to affect your health in the short and long terms. As a consumer, one needs to make wise choices about the food..
Achieving your ideal body weight and body image is not at all easy. In my daily practice, I often hear from my clients that I have tried endless plans to lose weight and I have failed. Ever wonder why – no matter how much you exercise – it rarely has the desired effect? Before you..
One of the very few times we love to hear the number ‘Zero’ is when it comes to calories, isn’t it… Manufacturers love to position zero-calorie sweetened foods and drinks as better because they create a ‘guilt- free effect’ and therefore more likely to get picked off the shelf. The moment we read zero calorie..