Indo-Mediterranean style foods reduced the risk of pre-heart failures, heart failure and arrhythmias. The anti-inflammatory effects of the Indo-Mediterranean diet play an effective role in reducing the risk of cardiovascular mortality in patients with recent myocardial infarction and high risk of cardiovascular diseases. The researchers pointed out that, treatments in patients with heart diseases and problems who follow an Indo-Mediterranean diet could yield more beneficial results. The anti-inflammatory effects of the Indo-Mediterranean diet had a positive effect on reducing the stress on heart, in every individual. The researchers concluded the study by stating that the anti-inflammatory properties of the Indo-Mediterranean diet makes it extremely beneficial for improving your heart health, and also that it is an advisable diet for people suffering from heart-related problems. … [Read more...] about Indo-Mediterranean Diet And Heart Health: What Is The Link?
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Shahid Akhter, Editor, ETHealthworld, spoke to Dr. V Mohan, Chairman & Managing Director, Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre, Director and Chief of Diabetes Research, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, to know more about the challenges and impact of COVID-19 on the care of diabetes in India. What are the challenges you are facing as a doctor in treating non-communicable diseases in this COVID-19 scenario?Many studies have now opined that co-existing non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension or cardiovascular disorders pose a greater risk of mortality in COVID-19 patients. Therefore, it is important to maintain a good control of these non-communicable diseases, especially in elderly above 60 years of age. As the healthcare system is mainly focusing on control of COVID-19, focus and resources for good metabolic health in people with non-communicable diseases should not take a back seat. Studies have shown that poor metabolic control have a strong association … [Read more...] about The risk of a fatal outcome from COVID-19 is up to 50% higher in people with diabetes : Dr. V Mohan
250g (9oz) fresh strawberries, hulled and halved 300g (10½oz) full-fat live Greek yoghurt ½tsp vanilla extract Place the fresh strawberries in a mixing bowl and mash them to crush the berries and release their juices. Mix the Greek yoghurt and vanilla extract in a separate bowl, then gently fold the mashed strawberries and their juices into it. Divide between 4 small dishes or glasses, and keep chilled until ready to serve. … [Read more...] about DR MICHAEL MOSLEY’S battle plan to fight Coronavirus: Being overweight can be a killer if you catch COVID-19 and Britons have piled on the pounds in lockdown… this diet really could save your life
WHAT DID THE KCL STUDY FIND? 41 per cent of adults say they did not leave their home on five or more of the previous seven days.46 per cent of parents say the same applies to their children. 1 in 7 adults (14%) did not leave their home once in the previous week, and 23 per cent of parents say their children did not leave home once either. Half (48 per cent) have reported putting on weight.29 per cent say they have drunk more alcohol than they normally would.43 per cent have felt more lonely than usual.A third have postponed seeking medical advice or treatment unrelated to Covid-19. 13 per cent now say they are certain or very likely to face significant financial difficulties because of the coronavirus.A fifth have had more money left at the end of the month. … [Read more...] about Half of Brits have gained weight and 14% of us haven’t left home in a week amid Covid-19 crisis – as separate data shows only HALF of adults are ‘strictly’ sticking to government’s guidelines
Looking thin on the outside does not mean you are not storing fat on the inside - We have seen a lot of members who look thin but whose fat percentage is quite high. These women have the same health risk as a fat person. Being thin is not a ticket to eat whatever you want and not exercise - Thin people can get heart disease and diabetes just like the rest of us if they don't treat their bodies right. Being overweight does not necessarily mean you are not fit - Being fit means having endurance and strength. It means having the fitness to do enduring physical activity and enjoying it. Being overweight could mean more muscle mass and not always excess fat in the body. Being too skinny can be just as dangerous as being too heavy - Being too thin is associated with risks like low muscle mass, low immunity, anaemia, osteoporosis, hair loss, and irregular periods. On A Final Note... Attempting to lose your weight instead of losing fat can have various negative effects on your body. Crash … [Read more...] about Weight Loss Vs Fat Loss: Which is Healthy For You?