What role does gut bacteria play in Parkinson’s disease?

Important Points: Parkinson’s disease Gut Bacteria Gastrointestinal What role does gut bacteria play in Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurologic disorder marked by tremors and muscular rigidity that affects more than 10 million people worldwide. Almost 200 years has passed since Parkinson’s disease was first identified as an observable medical condition. Fast forward… Continue reading What role does gut bacteria play in Parkinson’s disease?

What are the health benefits of losing weight?

Important Points: Weight Loss Benefits Diabetes Cancer Pain Cognitive function What are the health benefits of losing weight? 1. It will improve your cognitive function Losing weight is not just a physical change; it can also affect the way a person thinks. According to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism,… Continue reading What are the health benefits of losing weight?

What are the benefits of walking?

Important Points: Walking Exercise Endorphins Cardiovascular health What are the benefits of walking? When it comes to physical activities, few can be as easy and as natural as walking, and despite its ease and accessibility, walking has been shown to have benefits you can harness to help improve your health. Here are a few benefits… Continue reading What are the benefits of walking?

What are the benefits of Vagus Nerve Stimulation?

Important Points: Vagus nerve Stimulation Nervous system Anxiety What are the benefits of Vagus Nerve Stimulation? Feeling tense? Do you often find yourself stressed out with today’s hectic fast-paced lifestyle? If you are like most people then your answer is most likely yes.  Oddly enough, you need not look very far to find a solution… Continue reading What are the benefits of Vagus Nerve Stimulation?

What are Psychobiotics?

Important Points: Psychobiotics Mental disorders Probiotics What are Psychobiotics? Ever since the discovery of the Gut-Brain Axis within this decade, researchers are in a race to explore new treatments for psychiatric conditions. Over the past years, a lot of research was successful in shining a light on the effect of gut microbiome on mood and… Continue reading What are Psychobiotics?

Are Vegetable and Seed Oils Bad for Your Health?

Important Points: Industrial Seed Oils Hydrogenated fat Omega 6 Omega 3 Linoleic acid Animal Fats Are Vegetable and Seed Oils Bad for Your Health? The consumption of vegetable oils has increased dramatically in the past century. Contrary to what we’ve been told, industrial seed oils such as soybean, canola, and corn oils are not “heart… Continue reading Are Vegetable and Seed Oils Bad for Your Health?

Sugar: Is it bad for kids’ learning and behavior?

Important Points: Sugar Behavior Learning Brain Memory Sugar: Is it bad for kids’ learning and behavior? The effect of sugar intake on children’s behavior is a hotly debated topic in pediatrics. Parents and educators often contend that sugar and other carbohydrate ingestion can dramatically impact children’s behavior, particularly their activity levels. Physicians, on the other hand,… Continue reading Sugar: Is it bad for kids’ learning and behavior?

The Carnivore Diet: Starting Pointers

Important Points: Carnivore diet Withdrawal symptoms Cravings Adapting Meat The Carnivore Diet: Starting Pointers The carnivore diet – also known as the all meat diet or the carnivorous diet – entails eating almost nothing but meat for every meal, every day. That means a lot of protein, a lot of fat, and almost zero carbs.… Continue reading The Carnivore Diet: Starting Pointers

Malnutrition is Both Obesity and Starvation

Important Points: Obesity Malnourished Nutrient intake Vitamin deficiency Starvation Malnutrition is Both Obesity and Starvation Malnutrition is a word we usually associate with the tragically thin figures from TV news reports of third world famines. In fact, it’s a shockingly common problem the world over. Though not at starvation level, there are millions of patients who… Continue reading Malnutrition is Both Obesity and Starvation

Is there a solution to rising insulin prices?

Important Points: Insulin price Diabetes Ration Is there a solution to rising insulin prices? The subject of the rising cost of insulin has been a contentious topic of debates about policies in the eyes of the public; however, the human struggle of patients trying to cope has been given less exposure. Patient struggles include hospitalization… Continue reading Is there a solution to rising insulin prices?