Monthly Archives: March 2013

LIPID PROFILE & FASTING SAMPLE

Blood lipid levels may exhibit mild seasonal variation with a drop in the summer and total cholesterol level peaking in the winter. Serum total and HDL-cholesterol can be measured in fasting or non-fasting individuals. There are only small clinically insignificant … Continue reading

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Weight loss from liquid calories

“Weight loss from liquid calories is greater than loss of calorie intake from solid food, as per Dr. Liwei Chen, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the School of Public Health at the LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans, … Continue reading

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SALT INTAKE & HEALTH

Salt restriction also reduces the diastolic blood pressure by 2-8 mmHg. A WHO report, said that reducing salt intake would be a cost-effective way to reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure directly and reducing the risk of heart … Continue reading

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DO I NEED MULTIVITAMINE?

1. Multivitamin tablets are not needed unless there is a scarcity of a particular vitamin. 2. If you include all seven colors and six tastes in your food, there is no need for vitamin supplementation. 3. Wheat grass and barley … Continue reading

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Holi colours & health

An alternate way is to use chandan ka tika. The deeper meaning behind the festival is to remove internal dirt from the body by spreading love and affection. Chemical colours, bhang and the indiscriminate use of alcohol, all can lead … Continue reading

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