Nutrition

Diarrhea When Dieting – Causes and Remedies to Stop It

Alterations in bowel habit are not uncommon when dieting or fasting, especially for long periods of time. Some people may experience constipation. Others may experience diarrhea. It is important to understand why these alterations occur when dieting in order to prevent it as far as possible. However, when diarrhea with >> Read More ...

Foods for Nausea – What To Eat and Avoid When Nauseous

Nausea is a feeling of wanting to vomit and occurs as a symptom in many different diseases. It is understandable that most people will not want to eat any food when nauseous. Often the thought, sight or smell of food may worsen the nausea and even lead to vomiting. However, when nausea is persistent for long periods and >> Read More ...

DASH Diet Guidelines, Food List, Menu Plan for Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a major public health concern across the globe. It affects 26% of the world’s population and close to 90 million adults in the United States alone. The exact cause of most cases of hypertension is unknown but it is closely linked to dietary and lifestyle factors. Obesity, a >> Read More ...

7 Signs of Lactose Intolerance, Meaning and Why It Occurs

Lactose intolerance is the most common food intolerance, affecting an estimated 75% of the world’s population to some degree. Contrary to popular belief, lactose intolerance is not always evident from childhood. In fact it may only become apparent in adulthood although lactose intolerance can subside temporarily, >> Read More ...
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