Nutrition

Low Sodium, Potassium & Phosphorus Kidney Disease Diet

What is a kidney disease diet? A kidney disease diet is more correctly known as  renal diet. It includes changes in eating habits that aims to reduce the strain on the kidneys and minimize the imbalances that arise with kidney disease. There are three main points that need to be taken into consideration: Moderate fluid >> Read More ...

Food To Eat and Avoid for Lactose Intolerance Diet

Lactose intolerance is one of the most common maldigestion problems in the world. Yet many people live with the condition and do not know that they have lactose intolerance, and may not even change their diet significantly to be symptom-free. But for those with a greater sensitivity to lactose, avoiding certain foods can >> Read More ...

5 Types Of Foods And Drinks With High Sugar Content

The obesity epidemic facing the world today is almost entirely due to a single factor – excessive calorie intake through food. A sedentary lifestyle further contributes to weight gain.  Carbohydrates constitute the largest part of our diet and naturally it is the predominant source of calories. The problem lies with >> Read More ...

A Guide Serving Size When Estimating Food Portions

Eating more than we should is a problem in the modern world. It is not only the size that is the problem but the total calorie intake in a day. Often it is much more than what our body needs which explains the obesity epidemic that is seen across the developed world. The problem has reached epidemic proportions and is a >> Read More ...

8 Medical Conditions Where Sodas Should Be Avoided

We constantly hear about the negative health effects of drinking sodas. Too much sugar, too much gas, excessive caffeine and there is even talk about some sodas being as corrosive as drain cleaners. But the fact is that hundreds of millions, if not billions, of people drink soda on a daily basis across the globe. There is >> Read More ...
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