obesity

Indian summer vegetable – CUCUMBER OR KHEERA

Indian summer vegetable – CUCUMBER OR KHEERA

Indian summer vegetable – CUCUMBER OR KHEERA Cucumber is one of the oldest cultivated vegetables. Cucumber has 96% water content, which helps in keeping the body hydrated and in regulating body temperature. Cucumber contains a lot of potassium, magnesium and…

Hidden sources of salt in our diet

Hidden sources of salt in our diet

#WorldSaltAwarenessWeek Hidden sources of salt in our diet After a diagnosis of heart disease, BP or kidney disease, “reduce salt intake” is one of the first pieces of advice doctors offer. Sodium contributes to fluid retention, and too much sodium…

How much salt do we much need – Recommended daily salt intake

How much salt do we much need – Recommended daily salt intake

How much salt do we much need – Recommended daily salt intake #WorldSaltAwarenessWeek Our bodies need salt to survive. Sodium, a major component of salt, can raise blood pressure by causing the body to retain fluid, which leads to a…

How a diet high in salt increases blood pressure

How a diet high in salt increases blood pressure

How a diet high in salt increases blood pressure The amount of salt you eat has a direct effect on your blood pressure. Sodium plays a key role in balancing the levels of fluid in our bodies by signaling to…

World Salt awareness week

World Salt awareness week

World Salt Awareness Week was started by the World Action on Salt and Health (WASH). World Salt Awareness Week is a key time for consumers to jumpstart their own diet plan to live a low-sodium lifestyle. By heeding the following…