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Hacks to reduce the hypertension

1.Use half the seasoning pack. When cooking a packaged dish with a seasoning pack, trim half the sodium by using only half of the seasonings. You probably won’t need anything

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How to lower your cholesterol

1.Eat plenty of soluble fiber. Foods high in soluble fiber help prevent your digestive tract from absorbing cholesterol. These foods include: Whole-grain cereals such as whole bajra, sprouted ragi, oatmeal

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Ketchups can be harmful in diabetes

Ketchup is often considered one of the bad-boy condiments for people with type 2 diabetes. This may be in part because ketchup contains “hidden” sugar and salt, and also because

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Fiber can reduce the risk of diabetes

Dietary fiber helps in prevention and control of diabetes mellitus. In quantities typically eaten, whole grain fiber is protective against T2DM while fruit fiber gives little protection. Whole-grain consumption was

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Use of probiotics in gestational diabetes

  Modulation of the gut microbiota via probiotic microorganisms could be effective in the prevention of gestational diabetes mellitus. Probiotics are a relatively new intervention, which are assessed by mothers’

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Breakfast skipping is a risk for diabetes

Breakfast skipping is associated with a significantly increased risk of T2D. Regular breakfast consumption is potentially important for the prevention of T2D. Breakfast skipping is the behavior that people do

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Limit salt intake to control diabetes

  Dietary salt restriction is an essential constituent of diabetes care in preventing or slowing the development of diabetes complications, and many diabetes management guidelines include recommendations for dietary salt

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Bedtime low-carb snacks for diabetes

In type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance and excess hepatic glucose production results in elevated fasting glucose. A bedtime snack has been recommended to improve fasting glucose. In a research study

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Coffee can reduce diabetes risk

Coffee reduces risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The two major constituents in the brewed coffee, chlorogenic acids and caffeine, are responsible for many of the beneficial effects suggested by

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Effect of bitter gourd on diabetes

    Bitter gourd (Karela) is a popular vegetable which is traditionally known to have health beneficial effects not only, but mainly, on diabetes. Bitter gourd tops the list of

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Diabetic friendly snacks

Ragi and oats cracker- Oats contain magnesium that helps to maintaining insulin response. Karela tikki- Karela is best go to ingredient for diabetes. Try tikki with garlic tomato chutney. Steamed

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White rice and Diabetes risk

Higher consumption of white rice is associated with a significantly increased risk of type 2 diabetes. Data suggest that higher white rice consumption is associated with increased risk of developing

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Diabetic friendly seeds

Sunflower and flax seeds have a role in the reduction of glucose levels and can be used to treat type 2 diabetes. The bioactive components in these seeds like chlorogenic

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Exercise can help diabetic

  Limitations in physical fitness, a consistent finding in individuals with both type I and type 2 diabetes mellitus, correlate strongly with cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. Both exercise training and

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Yoga is best for diabetes control

  Yoga is increasingly used as an adjunctive therapy in the management of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). In a study participants were assigned to a Yoga intervention group with an

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Manage diabetes with fruit flavonoids

  Fruit flavonoids possess various antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant potentials and act on various cellular signaling pathways in pancreas, white adipose tissue, skeletal muscle, and liver function, which in result

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Berries are Diabetic saviour

Berries are a rich source of several nutrients and phytochemicals. Studies suggests that they can reduce risks of several chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes (T2D). Commonly consumed berries, especially

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Stevia as a good sugar alternative

  Stevia is a natural, healthy alternative sweetener to sugar and artificial sweeteners, which has become important for human diets and food manufactures. Stevia as a natural sweetener produce no

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Fiber intake in PCOS

It is important to maintain a high-fiber diet while on PCOS and trying to lose weight. Fiber helps regulate your stomach’s production of ghrelin, the hormone that tells you when

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Eat more fermented foods

Gut bacteria have been found to play a critical role in healthy metabolism and weight maintenance. We now know that gut bacteria can be good for weight loss because they

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Don’t under eat

Eating too little calories can lead your body into a starvation mode, which will likely slow down the metabolism and increase cravings for unhealthy foods. If you think you are

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Eat plenty of protein

Good quality Protein is essential for a healthy diet because it provides all nine essential amino acids that are needed to build muscle and other tissues in our body. Eating

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Eat low Glycemic Index foods

GI stands for glycemic index, which is the speed at which your blood sugar levels rise after eating that food. Low GI foods are important for weight loss because they

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Reduce your stress level

Stress is a huge factor when it comes to weight gain and loss. Cortisol is a hormone that everyone produces in response to stress. It’s one of the many hormones

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Add up green leafy vegetables

Women must include at least 1-2 servings of healthy nutritious green leafy vegetables in their diet. Not only are these nutritious, but they are also rich in Vitamin B. It

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Include oats in your diet

Oats contain soluble and insoluble fibers that slow down the absorption of fat and sugars in the body. Oats also contain vitamin B which helps in increasing the production of

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Flax seed’s defense against PCOS

PCOS is a condition of imbalanced circulating estrogen and progesterone’s resulting in ovarian cysts, facial hairs, pimples, altered fertility and cardiac functions. Flax seeds bring nutrition and therapy for  (PCOS).

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Importance of omega-3 in PCOS

It is an important nutrient that can help correct hormonal imbalances. Certain fishes like salmon and sardine are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids also helps to control

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Cut down your added sugar

It’s critical to avoid high sugar foods in PCOS. Eating less sugar can help lower blood glucose levels. This decreases insulin levels, and reduces male hormone levels. Most women with

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Tea for PCOS

Finding a PCOS-friendly beverage isn’t easy, as most are packed with sugar or artificial sweeteners. Tea contains polyphenols, caffeine, minerals. Ginger tea – Abundant in phenolic compounds, such as gingerols,

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