Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tag: Nutrition

Eating Eggs Not Associated with Cardiovascular Risk

Eggs Are ‘Not Linked to Cardiovascular Risk’

Consuming up to 12 eggs per week for a year did not raise the heart risk factors in patients with pre-diabetes and type 2...

45% Sri Lankan Women Are Obese: UNICEF

Over 45 per cent of women in Sri Lanka are overweight or obese indicating a serious double burden of malnutrition within the adult population,...
Management and treatment for obesity

Most Health Care Professionals Don’t Know Right Treatment for Obesity

Most health care providers lack knowledge and understanding of recommended obesity treatments, such as behavioral counseling and pharmacotherapy, recent research at the Washington University...

Fasting diets reduce important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

Intermittent energy restriction diets, such as the 5:2 diet, clears fat from the blood quicker after eating meals than daily calorie restriction diets –...
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) and dementia

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) and dementia

The earliest and perhaps best example of an interaction between nutrition and dementia is related to thiamine (vitamin B1). Throughout the last century, research...
Sugar Substitutes/Artificial Sweeteners?

What Doctors Should Know on Sugar Substitutes/Artificial Sweeteners?

Srilankans now tend to buy foods and beverages those contain artificial sweeteners than pure sugar as these new type of foods give very less...
health service provision and promoting health of communities during drough

Health service provision and promoting during drough

Circular Guidelines for the health service provision and promoting health of communities during drought situations Drought is a natural disaster situation that affects ma, districts...
The Way We Are Living Is Killing Us

The Way We Are Living Is Killing Us

It is a common experience to feel that our body has let us down when we get sick. We may feel it is broken...

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