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Bloating and Causes

Stomach Bloating and Causes

What is Bloating?

Abdominal bloating is a symptom usually related to gastrointestinal disorders and diseases of stomach. Usually bloating results in a full and tight abdomen, also interchangeably referred to as Abdominal Distension that happens due to the accumulation of gas or fluid in the abdomen causing the outward expansion of the stomach.

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Good vs Bad Carbs

Carbohydrates the Good vs Bad

Carbohydrate percent
Main source of energy in the diet for most people

Carbohydrate is a bio molecule that contains Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen, which is broken down by our body to release energy. Carbohydrates are one of the main type of macro nutrient along with Fat and Protein. Carbohydrates are converted to glucose (blood sugar), which is used by cells, tissues and organs as source of energy.

Carbohydrates in general have a bad reputation and plethora of myths when it comes to weight loss and fitness, but they are just myths and misconceptions. Let us see in detail about Carbohydrates, the good vs bad and the choice you should make everyday.

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What is Ketogenic Diet

What is Ketogenic Diet?

What exactly is “Ketogenic”?, Ketogenic is derived form the word “Ketosis” which refers to the state of human body when there is low or lack of Carbohydrates, and our body switches to burn fat instead of glucose for energy. In simple terms ketosis or ketogenic diet is a diet with low or no carbohydrates.

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Benefits of being a Vegan

Benefits of Being a Vegan

There is always a strong evidence, that diets high in animal products and processed foods that are rich in saturated fats, cholesterol, trans fats and low fiber increase the risk of chronic disease, while foods based on plants ( Vegetarian and Vegan ) are low in fat and cholesterol, rich in fiber and phytochemicals that decrease the risk of chronic deisease.1)

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