Nutrition

Loss of Appetite In The Elderly Reasons and Causes

A gradual reduction in appetite with advancing age is not usually a cause for concern. Most seniors will eat less because of lower energy requirements with advancing age. In fact this is considered as a relatively normal part of health aging. However, there comes a point where this reduction in appetite should be >> Read More ...

Fish and Shellfish Poisoning – Types, Causes and Symptoms

What is fish poisoning? Fish poisoning is any illness caused by toxins consumed in seafood, either fish or shellfish. Some of these toxins may be found in just about any food, be it meat, fruit or vegetables. But seafood may also contain specific toxins that cause illnesses when consumed by humans. This is known as marine >> Read More ...

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 ...
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