Diet for pregnant woman

Diet for pregnant women

Right diet for a pregnant woman is really important for the mother and the child. From conception to exclusive breast feeding (first 6 months) the baby completely depends on mother’s nutritional status. If the mother is underweight or not gaining optimal weight during pregnancy the nutrients that […]

Heart Patient Diet

Heart patient diet

What is a heart patient diet? Dietary guidelines – Patient should maintain slightly lower than the standard weight. Accordingly total calories should be restricted  Diet should be rich in fiber , by including foods like raw salads , fruits, green leaf vegetables and whole grains  […]

Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

Type 2 diabetes was previously called non-insulin –dependent diabetes. It is the most common form of diabetes, though obesity (excessive accumulation of body fat) increases the risk of diabetes, but are type 2 diabetes symptoms also seen in adults who are not obese, but who […]

Folic acid for pregnancy?

Folic acid for pregnancy

Why is folic acid important in pregnancy? Folic acid is a haemopoietic vitamin essential for multiplication and maturation of red cells in our body. Its deficiency leads to megaloblastic anaemias. Folate is the natural form of vitamin B9, water-soluble and naturally found in many foods. […]