Diet-Winter Season

winter diet

Late autumn is a period when colds and diseases are easily affected. Lack of sun and a drop in temperature also discourage us from physical activity, but we prefer to eat well in the warm comfort of the house. Meanwhile, it’s worth to arrange your diet so as not to put on weight and keep your health! We all have a tendency to gain weight during the winter. We spend less time in the open air, sitting more often in front of the TV or computer. A good idea is to buy a swimming pool or gym ticket at that time and, in spite of the weather, exercise to maintain or even improve the form. However, it is best to combine this with a rational diet, because the choice of food has a decisive impact on both the figure and human health. What to eat so as not to gain weight and not feel hungry? Contrary to popular opinion, it is best to eat fatty foods in autumn and winter, it is better to bet on a consistent diet. Eating a fat dish ends with overweight and a feeling of heaviness, which is not conducive to better well-being or protection […]

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How to Recover from Acute Depression

Acute depression

If I’m not mistaken, you’re the kind of person who likes to solve your problems by seeking external help, whenever possible. Also, you want to know the root cause of your low mental state. I’m hoping you fall into this category. There were millions of people like you, who were in the same situation as you are today and they succeeded in overcoming depression. Acute Depression is a traumatic condition. It takes away your freedom to live a happy,  fulfilled and empowered life. A depressed person constantly complains of feeling tired and unmotivated to perform basic activities of daily living. Also, moaning about petty issues is quite common. Depression is prevalent in societies with low income and poor standard of living.[1] What is acute depression? Acute depression is a low feeling in your body and mind— it’s always present in the background like a refrigerator hum noise. It makes you hate yourself and the world around you. It’s present the moment you wake up in the morning and stays throughout the day making your life miserable. Generally, women are more prone to depression. If the current trend and lifestyle remain the same for the next couple of years, depression will […]

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False Positive and Negative Carrier Testing Results

DNA test

Everyone carries different information in their genes. Genetic mutations are the reason that human beings differ in appearance, personality, and often health outcomes. When a person inherits a particular genetic mutation for a genetic disorder from their parents at conception, they can either be affected by the disorder, or they can be a carrier for it. (depending on the type of inheritance). This information can be passed down to any offspring. As time and technology progresses, researchers and scientists have gained more knowledge about what makes up a person, their DNA, as well as what causes different variations in people and genetic conditions. Couples interested in starting a family are increasingly being recommended carrier screening to assess their probability of having a child who is born with a genetic disorder. But what if the results aren’t accurate? Carrier Screening Genetic carrier screening can give you and your partner more information about whether you carry a genetic mutation, which genetic mutations you carry, and how likely it will be that you pass on any particular mutation to your offspring. The process involves a blood draw from both parents to test for over 110 hereditary disorders. Your results will be shared with […]

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10 Horrifying Effects of Caffeine on the Brain

Depression

There’s no escaping the fact that up to 64 percent of Americans drink a cup of coffee every day.[1] Most people from the 64 percent consume untold amounts of caffeine from either coffee or other energy drinks. Excess caffeine can cause some serious damage to the brain. In this post, we will discuss how ignorant we are concerning the horrible effects of caffeine on the brain. Let’s look at an example of Tom Brady, an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He is known for being a health and fitness nerd. In his interview with WEEI he said he has never had coffee in his entire life. “No, I never had any coffee or anything like that, I just never tried it.” Yet we go on ignoring the ill-effects of caffeine on our brain and consume more than the recommended amount. Following are the ten negative effects of caffeine on the brain : 1) Caffeine can cause headaches and migraines Caffeine can trigger migraines in some individuals who are sensitive to it. Factually speaking, every individual suffering from migraines has his own set of unique triggers. Common triggers are alcoholic beverages, caffeine, stress, […]

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Causes of Swine Flu and Prevention Measures

Swine flu or H1N1 virus was not a known disease until 2009 when it affected a large number of people for the first time. World Health Organization also declared it as a global pandemic that year. In India, thousands of cases have been reported in the past. In today’s time too, this disease is no less than a fatal blow to lives. While it is quite difficult to manage this disease, proper awareness can turn the tables. For this, people need to learn more about the virus and how can they prevent it and lead a healthy life. Interestingly, Dettol launched a campaign to spread awareness about swine flu in the year 2009, when the disease became an influenza pandemic. Hand washing through Dettol Hand Wash notably promoted healthy hygiene by killing 100 illness-causing germs. This article too aims to spread awareness about swine flu and thus presenting causes of swine flu and its prevention measures. If you wish to protect yourself and your loved ones from this terrible pandemic, read till the end. Causes of Swine Flu Swine flu usually affects pigs. However, its H1N1 virus can infect humans too. As it is a highly contagious infection, it can […]

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