Tag «Heart disease»

What your cholesterol levels are telling you

Lipid Panel

Nowadays with increasing awareness we already know quite a bit about cholesterol. These are breakdown products of fat during digestion, and are essential for maintaining proper cell/tissue functioning. However, with a more sedentary and stressful lifestyle, it is common to have excess levels of cholesterol.   Lipid profile is the most basic test which gives …

Have A Super-Breakfast With Different Preparation Of Oats

Oats porridge for breakfast

One of the healthiest options for breakfast, oats are extremely nutritious and well balanced. They are a good source of carbohydrates, fiber beta-glucan, important vitamins, minerals and antioxidant plant compounds. All these put together help in weight loss, lowered risk of heart disease, blood sugar level and more. Avoid processed oats (quick oats) if possible. …

Five Superfoods for Today’s Lifestyle

Superfoods - Broccoli

What are superfoods? Nothing but foods low in calories and rich in vital nutrients that can lead to a healthy lifestyle and even provide protection against lifestyle diseases like cancer and heart disease. Here are five great superfoods that can well be a part of our everyday diet. Oats: Extremely high in soluble fibre and …