General Health Archive

Fat Shaming Online: Why All The Hate on Fat People?

There is s lot of stigma around obesity and fat people in society. Having an belief that fat people are all sub-human lazy pieces of crap doesn’t float because they are people. They are human beings with thoughts and emotions just as strong and as valid as ours, and they are doing the best they

10 Meat-Free Protein Sources

Protein is essential for everything from healthy hair and nails to, yes, encouraging muscle growth . Also, protein helps you feel fuller for a longer period of time. It takes longer time to convert protein into simple sugar for body to use it. This makes feel not hungry for longer period of time. There are

My health journey as a patient tackling obesity and diabetes

I spent most of my life working as an industrial mechanic. I have no “DR.” before my name or any fancy title that follows. I’m just an average guy who has had some experiences, and who has learned a little in my 67 years of life, and would like to pass it along. Obesity in

Sugar calories in your diet should not be more than 5% of your daily calorie consumption

According to WHO, for an adult of normal BMI should consume 25 gm or 6 teaspoons of sugar daily. This is about 5 % of daily average caloric intake for an adult of normal BMI. To put things in perspective, a can of regular soda contains about 40gm of sugar (10% of daily caloric intake)!!

Can daily Aspirin Use May Help Reduce Colon Cancer Among Women?

Women who took aspirin every other day as part of a massive study had a lower rate of colon cancer after 15 years compared with women who didn’t follow this aspirin regimen, according to results published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. But what interesting to note is that colon cancer rates remain the same after 10 years

Full breakfast protects against obesity and disease –

Eating full breakfast helps reduce obesity and disease

What are some good food sources of complete protein?

Protein an important part of our food group. It is present in every cell, tissue and organ in our bodies. These protein are constantly being broken down and replaced. Some are essential and some are nonessential. Complete protein sources provide all the essential proteins. Sources include....

Not Brushing Twice a day can cause heart attack!

We can never emphasize enough that brushing your teeth daily is very important. Now we have this study in British Medical Journal (BMJ) that surveyed almost 11,000 men and women and followed them for about 8 years and tracked which of them developed heart attack and which one of them died from that. They also

Milk after exercise promotes muscle gain and fat mass loss

We have heard it all the times that drinking protein right after strength training helps prevent muscle loss and promotes muscle gain. The recent study published in the Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise journal states that drinking low fat milk after strength training exercise helps promote muscle gain, fat mass loss and a

Updated Breast Cancer Guidelines – What’s the verdict?

Before we discuss the updated guidelines by US Preventive Services Task Forces (USPSTF), lets first understand who USPSTF is. This task force is the leading independent panel of private-sector experts in prevention and primary care sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The USPSTF conducts rigorous, impartial assessments of the scientific evidence