Most people are deficient in Vitamin D. Vitamin D can be found as vitamin D2 (“ergocalciferol” or pre-vitamin D) (produced […]
Vitamin B12 – What you need to know? (part 1)
The vitamin B12 is seldom found in foods derived from plants; therefore, animals and humans that consume strict vegetarian diets are very likely to have sub optimal intakes of vitamin B12 which, if prolonged and uncorrected, will lead to anemia and, ultimately, to peripheral neuropathy.
Hypertension. What you need to know !
Hypertension is often addressed to as a silent killer. It rarely shows symptoms. Elevated Blood Pressure is an indicator that itâ€™s time we assess our lifestyle and modify it for good. An increase in the awareness of the causes and effects of Hypertension is one of the key to motivate people to monitoring their blood pressure regularly and keeping it in check.
Rates of systolic blood pressure â‰¥140 mm Hg have increased globally in the past 25 years, as have the associated rates of death and disability. (Source: The Worldwide Burden of Hypertension, Harlan M. Krumholz et al. JAMA 2017 Jan 10.) It was found that, that the number of people with systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 140 mm Hg or higher was estimated to have increased from 442 million in 1990 to 874 million in 2015. The rate of hypertension increased from 17,307 per 100,000 in 1990 to 20,525 per 100,000 in 2015.
When to stop eating?
When to stop eating ? This is a question that bothers everyone. Some say, stop eating just before your stomach gets full. Then there are others who say, do not eat stomach full. Eat only 80 percent of your stomach capacity. But then how does one know what is their stomach capacity. One can not peep into his/ her stomach and see if it is just full or 80 percent full.