Category Archives: Diabetes

Reverse Gear – The Science of Reversing Diabetes

“Is Green Jackfruit the Reverse Gear of Diabetes?” was the opening line of my talk, at Jackfruit Promotion Council’s first roundtable in September 2015, on the medicinal benefits of jackfruits. Present at the event, were some of the leading doctors from Medical Colleges, Ayurveda Hospitals and top officials from Health and Ayush ministry in Kerala. I … Continue reading Reverse Gear – The Science of Reversing Diabetes

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How to increase your fruits and vegetable intake?

The fruits and vegetables come loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, soluble fiber etc. making it highly essential for a healthy body. If you have read our last two posts –Food & Mortality and Raw vs. cooked vegetables; you would have come to understand the role fruits and vegetables play towards good health. How to increase your food … Continue reading How to increase your fruits and vegetable intake?

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Raw vs. Cooked Vegetables and Kerala’s Thoran

PURE, the largest diet study conducted across 18 countries over 7 years on 135,000 people has brought back the most common concern people have about vegetable consumption. What is good ultimately – Raw vegetable or cooked vegetable? Certain nutrients available in raw food are sensitive to heat. The microbes or the good enzymes that are … Continue reading Raw vs. Cooked Vegetables and Kerala’s Thoran

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Food & Mortality

The intake of fruit, vegetables, and legumes, and also carbohydrates and fat, have direct implications with respect to cardiovascular disease and mortality. The latest discussion around the largest Diet Study published in Lancet , known as PURE (Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology), affirms that higher carbohydrate intake is associated with an increased risk of total mortality. … Continue reading Food & Mortality

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Eat More Plant Food and Cut Carbs, not Fat! – New Standards of Diabetes Care- 2017

American Diabetes Association (ADA) just released its standards of medical care in diabetes for 2017. This comprehensive guide further strengthens the belief, that going green is ‘THE’ healthiest lifestyle choice one must make to beat diabetes. For the first time ADA has acknowledged the importance of plant based diet. As per the guidelines on Medical … Continue reading Eat More Plant Food and Cut Carbs, not Fat! – New Standards of Diabetes Care- 2017

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Diabetes is a disease of carbohydrate intolerance

“The medication is needed because diabetes is a disease of carbohydrate intolerance; if the patient does not eat carbs, they do not have to use medication.”  University of Alabama at Birmingham Professor of Nutrition Barbara Gower, Ph.D., conducts research on diet composition and disease risk and says that diabetes can both be prevented and reversed with … Continue reading Diabetes is a disease of carbohydrate intolerance

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Marathon, Diabetes and Weight loss

Running marathons is increasingly getting popular in India especially among professionals. Main motivation for professionals is to get back in shape, or to fight lifestyle diseases like diabetes. However the following two recent news articles about running and diet, has put a lot of doubts into the minds of marathon runners world over. Why You … Continue reading Marathon, Diabetes and Weight loss

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Green Jackfruit, the colour Green and more

Revolutionize your health with the power of green foods. Green foods are packed with nutrients and are an extremely important part of our diet. They are the healthiest and most filling choices one can make. There are numerous options to choose from, and they can easily be incorporated into meals. Those who eat around eight … Continue reading Green Jackfruit, the colour Green and more

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