DASH Diet May Cure Depression

You could stay away from depression by a mere change in diet! Dietary modification emphasizing consumption of more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may be helpful in preventing the late onset of depression, according to a study. Researchers from Rush University Medical Center have found that Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, is also linked to reducing the risk of depression. The DASH diet limits foods that are high in saturated fats and sugars and emphasizes eating vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, and seeds. The DASH diet was originally developed to…

Nutrition- Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer,

rise in cancers, but scientists say more research is needed Findings suggest increased consumption of ultra-processed foods tied to Ultra-processed foods can include noodles, ready meals, cakes and confectionery which contain additives, preservatives, flavourings and colourings – and often high levels of sugar, fat and salt. Photograph: Premier Foods/PA “Ultra-processed” foods, made in factories with ingredients unknown to the domestic kitchen, may be linked to cancer, according to a large and groundbreaking study. Ultra-processed foods include pot noodles, shelf-stable ready meals, cakes and confectionery which contain long lists of additives,…

Grow Your Own, Own Your Grow.

If there’s anything that the farm-to-table movement makes us realize, it’s that life really comes full circle. From childhood days when our food was served fresh by our mothers or grandmothers, we moved into a decade or two of ready-to-eat dinners………. Only to realize that the journey from packaging to table will never benefit one as much as the journey from farm to table. While many of us buy organic these days, a few intrepid ones actually grow their own vegetables and herbs to ensure freshness. However, if you are…

Indian Food And Cancer Cells

Cancer is a deadly disease characterized by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. In the normal process of cell division, cells grow, divide to make new cells, and die. But in the case of cancer, abnormal cells keep growing and damaging other cells. Nutrients required to treat cancer are antioxidants like vitamin A, C, and E, selenium and zinc to stop the proliferation of cancer cells, phytonutrients like lycopene and carotenoids to fight existing cancer cells, and fiber to form bulk and remove waste matter quickly, so the carcinogen cannot…

Why You May Not Be Losing Weight?

Are you doing all the right things and still finding it difficult to shed those pounds? We call them “derailment factors” that can sabotage your weight loss resulting in frustration and low motivation levels. Skipping your breakfast or having a skimy breakfast. Thyroid imbalance. High intake of G.I. foods (glycemic index), such as white sugar, white flour, baked and processed goods. Consuming aerated drinks. Your workout has gotten monotonous and your body is used to the pace. Mix it up with interval or high-intensity training. You are eating “low-fat foods”.…