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Darshna Clinic

Ayurveda Clinic

22/21, Raj Nagar,Khandsa Raod, Landmark:- Opp Mata Mandir, Gurgaon Gurgaon
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Darshna Clinic is known for housing experienced Ayurvedas. Dr. Narothm Garg, a well-reputed Ayurveda, practices in Gurgaon. Visit this medical health centre for Ayurvedas recommended by 105 patients.

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10:00 AM - 07:30 PM
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10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

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22/21, Raj Nagar,Khandsa Raod, Landmark:- Opp Mata Mandir, Gurgaon
Gurgaon, Haryana

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I am 20 years old male, over masturbating from 3 years. I have grey hairs, the greying of hairs started from past 3-4 years and now all hairs are almost grey. Does it is due to over masturbation? How to turn grey hairs into black again?

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I am 20 years old male, over masturbating from 3 years. I have grey hairs, the greying of hairs started from past 3-4...
Hello R, The good news is your masturbating problem has nothing to do with greying of hair but your stress has got to do a lot with hair greying. However I see a strong connection between over masturbation and stress so the key here is to follow a de-stressing activity. Any one who starts greying before the age of 30 years is suppose to be suffering from a premature greying of hair problem and definitely needs to get started with treatment.(As per Asians) Premature greying can be due to many reasons like nutritional deficiencies, exposure to chemicals, genetics, thyroid problems, etc which needs to be considered while solving and a detailed history can be of great help in your case. There are certain supplements which can help in controlling your greying problem and reversing it will depend on the cause of hair greying which can be best understood from your history. Hope this helps:)

Hello I am 32 year old but my weight is only 50 kg. How I gain my weight naturally give me some tips.

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Hello I am 32 year old but my weight is only 50 kg. How I gain my weight naturally give me some tips.
Hi dear. You must have a high calorie diet so as to gain weight, also you can indulge in some physical activity so for the proper metabolism. You should take banana shake daily, eggs,ghee etc so as to get desirable weight. Hope you get the answer you need. Nd if you need any other hlp feel free to ask using private consultant option. Take care dear. Have a gud day.

How to deal with hair loss due to weight loss? Should anyone continue weightless? Any supplements for hair?

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How to deal with hair loss due to weight loss? Should anyone continue weightless? Any supplements for hair?
Thin body and hair loss are the results of low metabolism Liver plays a big role in digestive system. Your body needs proper enzymatic activity so that the essential ingredients can absorbed by your body Ayurveda treatment can provide you permanent solution for this. Go through following pathological investigations 1 Liver function test 2 Hb% 3 CBC 4 ESR Contact me with the report in private.

I am loosing hair quickly might be due to my 3 months TRANSFORMATION of loosing 9 kg bodyweight. I can see my scalp slightly. Can I more 7 kg and yet take care my hair? I have dandruff. Should I continue my fat loss and applying remedies on ny hair?

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I am loosing hair quickly might be due to my 3 months TRANSFORMATION of loosing 9 kg bodyweight. I can see my scalp s...
Hello lybrate-user, Weight loss which is drastic in nature definitely causes hair loss problems and if you are seeing your scalp getting visible then it is suggestive of irreversible baldness problem. In such a scenario I would strongly suggest you to take a break from weight loss routine for 3 months and let your body get accustomed. During this time follow the right diet and nutritional supplements. Start treatment for your hair thinning problem in a natural way with all this your hair fall shuld come under control. After this target around 1 and a half to 2 kgs of weight loss per month continuing the above treatment and this will be of great help to your hair. As you have dandruff we need to find out the type of dandruff and its severity based on your history and then treat the same. Hope this helps.:)

Am having big butt whch is vry irritating n I can not wear any nice dresses, please suggest me some tablets to decrease, am going to gym too but no diff is seen, plzzz help me to reduce.

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Am having big butt whch is vry irritating n I can not wear any nice dresses, please suggest me some tablets to decrea...
Hello Lybrate user, There is no medicine as such to reduce butt size. You have to follow certain exercise regime. There are many types of exercises which are useful in this case.

I am suffering from cold fever from last 2 days please help me what medicine I prefer?

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I am suffering from cold fever from last 2 days please help me what medicine I prefer?
Dear Lybrate user, you might be suffering from a simple viral infection. Generally they are self limited to 1 week. Still you can take honnitus syp 15 ml thrice day. Do remember it's important to consult a doctor if your fever gets high (100° and above).

I am having oily skin n whenever I wake up in the morning I see painful 1 or 2 pimples either on my chin or beside the nostrils please help me out n prescribe me some medicine.

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I am having oily skin n whenever I wake up in the morning I see painful 1 or 2 pimples either on my chin or beside th...
Acne vulgaris (or simply acne or Pimples) is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles become clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. Acne is characterized by areas of blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, and greasy skin, and may result in scarring. The resulting appearance can lead to anxiety, reduced self-esteem. Homeopathic medicines are curative in Acne - Pimples, Homeopathic Medicines are almost harmless and effective, These medicines cures Acne Pimples in short duration as compared to other palliative system of medicines. If You have Faith in Homeopathy - You can apply: Berberis Aquifolium Q 10% & Azadirachta Indica Q 10% twice daily after washing face with pure plane water. These are good herbal Homeopathic medicines for Acne for oily skin. You can Also take some internal medicine for prompt and permanent cure: (1) Hepar Sulph Pentarkan 2 tabs thrice daily for one month. (2) Sabal Ser Q 20 drops twice daily in some water for one month These medicines have no adverse effects if taken under supervision of qualified homeopathic consultant. For more help before & after taking these medicines, you can consult me in person through Lybrate.

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How many of us have heard about Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) before Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa was put on it for recovery? Hardly a handful. Patients who are placed on the device have 50-50 chance of survival and while it could not help the late Chief Minister, her condition put a spotlight on ECMO.
 
What is ECMO?
ECMO is a life support device that is put in place when a patient’s heart and lungs stop functioning completely post a cardiac arrest. When the patient does not respond to Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), the patient is put on ECMO.  
 
Function of ECMO 
The core function of the device is to separate carbon dioxide from the blood and add oxygen into it. It takes the load off from heart and lungs, providing critical time to the body organs for its treatment and recovery.
Patients are only put on ECMO, if there is a chance that the condition can be reversed. 
 
How does ECMO work? 
The device drains blood from a vein, which is attached to an oxygenator machine. The machine then removes carbon dioxide from the blood and adds oxygen to it. Depending upon the condition of the patient, the warm blood is either pumped into the body with the help of the machine or is transferred back into the body through an artery. 
 
How long a patient can be on ECMO?

  1. After seven days of being put on ECMO,there are chances of patient getting an infection.
  2. In case the patient contracts an infection, it is recommended to take the patient off ECMO support.
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How to develop chby cheeks, nd hw to obtain perfect physic. With food or with fruits.

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How to develop chby cheeks, nd hw to obtain perfect physic. With food or with fruits.
No with right eating. Digestion and assimilation .sure will include all. Get advice on some yoga / right nutrition / massage/ from a world top nutraceutical company on asking but problem very simple

My heart beats around 80-85 per minute even at resting position and I also feel hardness near my heart and little pain too. Is it sign of any heart disease or it can be due to acidity or gastric problem? I have this problem for 2.5 years. Some time a feel very strong heart beats for just 5-6 seconds.

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My heart beats around 80-85 per minute even at resting position and I also feel hardness near my heart and little pai...
Hi lybrate-user, Palpitations can have many causes. It is advisable to get an ECG. Premature beats (VPC) can also be cause of your described symptoms. Avoid coffee/tea if ECG is normal you might try lose dose beta blocker (T MetXL 25 mg after breakfast) for a week and see if it benefits you. If it persists would advise Holter test.

Can Masturbations increases acne. Will it cause dark colour small pigments above skin.

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Can Masturbations increases acne. Will it cause dark colour small pigments above skin.
Certainly masturbation can cause acne and dark pigmentation. Too frequent indulgence in sex (Masturbation) causes abnormal flow of Vital force to Brain and all physical parts (organs) of Body, this may lead to all sorts of corporal and moral ailments from loss of Vital Fluids. Frequently and too much loss of Vital Fluids affects almost all organs systems. But retaining excess of Vital Fluids for long periods also have it's own disadvantage and consequences. Infrequent seminal discharges maybe Good for your Health.

Can I use biotique antipigments and whitening cream daily can my skin become weak for using it.

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Can I use biotique antipigments and whitening cream daily can my skin become weak for using it.
If can get pure AYURVEDIC products are safe .but even best honeys with FSSAI proven are not .contain trash and antibiotics so may be these Ask for 100% natural and pure proven and without side effects

Sir I have a gas and have acidity problem with heaviness in my stomach and feeling very uncomfortable and suffocation and for this problem I can not sleep at night any solution please help me.

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Sir I have a gas and have acidity problem with heaviness in my stomach and feeling very uncomfortable and suffocation...
Hello, First of all you need to do daily walk or yoga exercises. Try to take your dinner before 8 pm and should be light. Avoid heavy and spicy food. Try to take Luke warm water empty stomach, after lunch and dinner. Also go for ultrasound of abdomen and liver function test. Thanks.

Hello I am a medical student. I am doing Operation theatre technician course. Actually I am helping in monitoring of patient. But the case is positive. But I wore the loose gloves. I touch the body of patient with gloves .that time surgery is not started. Only monitoring. After that in my leg there is a open wound with points of blood .i touch the wound with those gloves. Actually I am taping the wound with durapore. I want to know .should I worried or consult The dr?

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Hello I am a medical student. I am doing Operation theatre technician course. Actually I am helping in monitoring of ...
Hi Lybrate user as know body knows what happens exactly to you else you so nobody take risk so I suggest you to take vaccination rather than talking on probability. Be aware be alert every time as you are working in operative procedures. Wishing you a healthier life.

Hi I am 20 year old boy and my bone are very thin how can increase thickness of my bone please suggest me some calcium medicine.

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Hi I am 20 year old boy and my bone are very thin how can increase thickness of my bone please suggest me some calciu...
Dear Lybrate user, bones density can increase only with good diet and regular exercise and weight lifting exercise of gym. Consumption of pills without doctors supervision won't help for making your bones thick, and it may lead to other complications.

Im 19 years old and suffering from pcos im now 77 kgs and I need to drop down at least 7 kgs in one month and can I take psyllium or green coffee or I am interested in patanjali herbal tea pls suggest me thank you.

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Im 19 years old and suffering from pcos im now 77 kgs and I need to drop down at least 7 kgs in one month and can I t...
Hello- Ayurvedic concept of pcod (poly cystic ovarian disease) is somewhat different than modern concept, it generally occurs due to irregular food and daily habits done specially at the time of menstrual bleeding period. If you PCOD is cred your weight will automatically be reduced. Some general tips to avoid pcod are- a) Avoid spicy food fast food during the bleeding and take fresh Indian food. B) Use wet sponging instead of taking bath on those days. C) Avoid running, skipping and other exercises on those days. D) Use Dashmoolarishtha 2 tsp twice daily with water ten days before menses.

Diabetes Proves Deadly for Smokers

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While it is well known that smoking causes lung cancer, heavy smokers with diabetes are also at increased risk of death from causes other than lung cancer, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the radiological society of north america (rsna).

Diabetes is a chronic illness in which there are high levels of glucose in the blood. More than 29 million people in the u. S. Have diabetes, up from the previous estimate of 26 million in 2010, according to a report released by the centers for disease control and prevention. One in four people with diabetes doesn't know he or she has it. Having diabetes can also put people at risk for numerous other health complications.

To determine the extent to which diabetes is associated with deaths from lung cancer, other cancers, and other causes among heavy smokers, researchers examined the risk for all-cause mortality among people with and without diabetes within the national lung screening trial (nlst), a massive, multicenter trial that compared low-dose helical ct with chest x-ray for early detection of lung cancer in current and former heavy smokers.

" in our study, we found a statistically significant link between diabetes and all-cause deaths, non-lung cancer deaths and lung cancer deaths in women" said kavita garg, m. D, professor of radiology from the university of colorado -- denver.

For the study, Dr. Garg and colleagues looked at data from 53, 454 participants in the nlst and identified 5, 174 participants who reported having diabetes at screening.

They conducted an analysis of the relative risk for overall mortality, lung cancer mortality, and non-lung cancer mortality associated with diabetes, adjusting for age, gender, body mass index (bmi), and pack-years of smoking. Over the course of the study, there were 3, 936 total deaths, including 1, 021 from lung cancer and 826 from cancers not of the lung.

Participants with diabetes tended to be older, reported more pack-years of smoking, and had a higher bmi than those without diabetes. There were 650 deaths (12.6 percent of patients) among participants with diabetes and 3, 286 deaths (6.8 percent of patients) among participants without diabetes.

" we found that diabetes doubles the risk for all-cause mortality and non-lung cancer mortality among heavy smokers" Dr. Garg said" we also found that women with diabetes have an increased risk of lung-cancer mortality, but did not find the same effect in men"

The researchers continue to analyze data in an effort to better understand the underlying cause. In the meantime, Dr. Garg emphasizes the importance of taking control of diabetes and undergoing lung cancer screening if you're a smoker.

" patients have to take care of their diabetes to maximize the benefit of ct screening for lung cancer" she said" it truly makes a magnitude of difference in mortality risk"

Diabetes Proves Deadly for Smokers

Can I Eat Rice If I Have Diabetes?

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Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases where the body does not adequately produce insulin, use insulin properly, or both. Insulin plays a crucial role in allowing blood sugar into the cells to be used for energy. There are two main types: type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
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Staying healthy by exercising and eating well is recommended for people with diabetes.

People with diabetes have abnormally high levels of blood sugar. This can damage many organs in the body if left untreated. The national institute of diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases recommend the following steps to manage diabetes:

 Make healthy choices in eating
 Engage in regular physical activity or exercise
 Take medications, if required.

Healthy eating is important in keeping blood sugar levels at a healthy level. The healthy range is 80 to 130 mg/dl before meals or below 180 mg/dl after meals, according to the american diabetes association.

People with type 1 diabetes require insulin. Various insulin delivery systems and protocols are used to manage blood sugar both between and at meal times.

People with type 2 diabetes often manage their condition with diet and exercise, and with medications as needed to keep blood sugar within the target range. These medications vary in how they work.

People with diabetes will have different treatment plans, and they will respond to food, exercise, and medication differently.

It is important to consult with a doctor to get individualized recommendations on target blood sugar levels, medications, diet, and exercise.
How do carbohydrates affect diabetes?

Carbohydrates are an important source of energy for the body. Carbohydrates are found in foods that have starches and natural or added sugars. Examples are grains, vegetables and legumes, fruit, dairy products, and sweets.

Carbohydrates are broken down by the digestive system into sugar. When the digested sugar enters the blood, the body produces a hormone called insulin. Insulin helps the sugar enter cells. Once the cells absorb the sugar, blood sugar levels fall.

People with diabetes have an impaired ability to produce insulin, use insulin, or both.

People with type 1 diabetes cannot produce insulin, so they take insulin to make sure the cells can get the sugar they need for energy.

People with type 2 diabetes are often insulin resistant. They also often have difficulty producing enough insulin to keep their blood sugar in the normal range.
Counting carbohydrates

Carbohydrate counting is a way of keeping track of the carbohydrates in the daily diet. A person with diabetes who uses carbohydrate counting to manage their diet sets an amount of carbohydrate to eat for meals and snacks.
Foods containing carbohydrates
Bread, pasta, rice, and potatoes are all sources of carbohydrates.

The american diabetes association suggest a target of about 45 to 60 grams of carbohydrate per meal. This recommendation may vary depending on other factors such as gender, weight goals, and blood sugar target goals.

The three different types of carbohydrates are starch, sugar, and fiber.

Starches are complex carbohydrates found in starchy vegetables such as peas, potatoes, and corn. Beans and whole grains are also complex carbohydrates.

Fiber comes from plants and cannot be digested. Fiber is found in foods such as vegetables, fruit, whole grains, legumes, and nuts.

Unlike other carbohydrates, fiber does not raise blood sugar, and it can help to slow the digestion of meals. This helps to minimize spikes in blood sugar. It is recommended to eat between 20 to 35 grams of fiber per day.

Sugar is a carbohydrate. It is generally absorbed into the body more quickly. There are natural sugars found in milk and fruit. There may also be added sugars in canned fruits, baked goods, and processed foods.

There are also carbohydrates in non-starchy vegetables such as lettuce, peppers, cucumber, mushrooms, and many others. There are fewer carbohydrates in these foods because they have a high water content. For example, a half cup of cucumber has around 2 grams of carbohydrate.

The type and amount of carbohydrate will affect post-meal blood sugar levels.

Foods that digest more slowly, such as those with a lot of fiber, and those eaten as a mixed meal, digest more slowly. They can help to prevent post-meal spikes in blood sugar. Large amounts of carbohydrates eaten at one time will raise blood sugar more than smaller amounts.
Is eating rice healthy with diabetes?

High-carbohydrate foods like grains, cereals, pasta, rice, and starchy vegetables are not forbidden, but they should be eaten in moderation.

Rice is a high-carbohydrate grain, but it can be incorporated into meals in appropriate amounts.

One-third of a cup of rice has 15 grams of carbohydrate. That accounts for one-fourth to one-third of the amount of carbohydrate recommended for a single meal, if the target is 45-60 grams of carbohydrate per meal.

Meals that also include healthy proteins and fats can help to slow the impact of the rice on blood sugar levels.
Are some types of rice healthier than others?

Some grains are better than others for managing diabetes.

A scale called the" glycemic index" measures how quickly food is digested into sugar and absorbed in the blood. High glycemic foods raise blood sugar faster and should be eaten in limited portions, or eaten with lower glycemic index foods.

White rice is more processed and it has a higher glycemic index than brown rice, although the index of brown rice can vary with type and brand.

Different varieties of rice have different glycemic indexes. Some long grain rice varieties, converted rice, and basmati rice varieties are lower on the gi scale than white rice.

Puffed rice cereal and rice cakes are sometimes thought of as diet foods, but they have a high glycemic index and they are not ideal for healthy meals.

Foods that are high in fiber offer many health benefits. They help with blood sugar control, they promote bowel health, and they may lower cholesterol.

Whole grains have more fiber than other grains. It is important to check the label to check the fiber content.
Tips for preparing rice

Some brown rice varieties are unprocessed and have more fiber. They can be part of a balanced meal when eaten in proper portions. Mixing brown rice with other foods can help to balance blood sugar levels. Examples include legumes, such as red beans, or protein and healthy fats.
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Brown rice may have a lower glycemic index than white rice.

Brown rice takes longer to cook than white rice, but the cooking process is simple. People can cook brown rice in a pot or rice cooker at a ratio of 1.5 cups of water per 1 cup of rice.

The instructions are as follows:

 Bring rice and water to a boil in an uncovered pot
 Cover the pot and simmer for about 20 minutes
 Turn off heat and let the covered pot sit for at least 10 minutes.

Rice can be mixed with seasonings, herbs, vegetables, and nuts such as slivered almonds.

Brown rice can be stored in a refrigerator and used for leftovers. People can reheat brown rice on the stove or microwave and serve with beans and salsa for a quick meal.

Care must be taken with storage, because cooked rice left at room temperature can develop toxins that lead to food poisoning.
Nutritious and delicious alternatives to rice

Because rice is high in carbohydrates, it should be accompanied by other foods.

Vegetables are high in fiber, vitamins, and other nutrients. Vegetables are made of carbohydrates, but at a much lower level than grains.

Eating foods that are lower in carbohydrates and higher in fiber can make meals more satisfying. For example, one-half cup of rice has 22 grams of carbohydrate. In contrast, one cup of squash only has 8 grams of carbohydrate.

Many foods can serve as substitutes for rice.

Examples include cauliflower, mushrooms, and eggplant. Quinoa contains the same amount of carbohydrates as rice, but it has more protein, and some types have more fiber.
Recipes for rice substitutes

A number of recipes are available for rice substitutes. Here are two examples:
1. Cauliflower" rice"

Ingredients:

 Oil
 Onions
 Cauliflower
 Lemon
 Seasoning.

Pulse the florets of a cauliflower in the food processor. Then heat the cauliflower in a pan with oil and onions. Saut until the onions are golden brown and the cauliflower is soft for about 3 to 5 minutes.

Season to taste with salt, pepper, lemon juice, and herbs.

Full recipe from the food network.
2. Cilantro lime quinoa

Ingredients:

 Canola oil
 Onion
 Garlic
 Quinoa
 Low-sodium chicken broth
 Juice of limes
 Fresh cilantro.

Saut the onion and garlic with oil in a skillet. Reduce the heat and stir in the quinoa. Stir quinoa and cook for 2 minutes. Add chicken broth and lime juice and bring to a boil. Then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in more lime juice and add chopped cilantro.

Can I Eat Rice If I Have Diabetes?

Foods That Can Be Used To Reduce Blood Sugar Level

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High blood sugar occurs when the insulin in the body fails to metabolize the sugar from the food, which raises the amount of glucose in your blood. It is a metabolic disorder which can be managed effectively with the help of lifestyle modifications such as exercise and food. This article is going to focus on the foods that you can eat to lower your blood sugar levels.

Here are 9 foods that you can use to reduce blood sugar levels:

Cinnamon: cinnamon is a herb which is very effective in getting your blood sugar down to manageable levels. You can simply sprinkle cinnamon on your food before eating it.

Fenugreek (methi): fenugreek is a common spice which is used in almost all indian cuisines. It has a number of health benefits, one of which is reducing blood sugar levels. Soaking fenugreek in water and then drinking it the next day is a very effective remedy in combating sugar problems.

Garlic: not just for sending away the vampires, it is also very effective in blood sugar control. Extracts of garlic have been shown to increase insulin in the body which is required to metabolize the sugar in the body.

Heart healthy fats: heart healthy fat based foods such as nuts and seeds are good for increasing the good cholesterol levels (hdl) in the body. Avocadoes contain nutrients which lower the risks of various diseases such as diabetes. In a nutshell, these fats make the cells of the body less resistant to insulin.

Blueberries: blueberries contain anthocyanin (water soluble pigments) which is very good for your health. They also contain fiber in large amounts which make you feel fuller faster. This fruit has also been shown to improve insulin sensitivity in the body.

Vinegar: vinegar is an age old remedy to control blood sugar levels; it contains acetic acid which causes a reduction in certain harmful enzymes in the stomach. Vinegar is also known to prevent blood sugar spikes when consumed with food.

Complex carbohydrates: complex carbohydrates raise your blood sugar but not like its cousin, simple carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates cause an immediate spike in your blood sugar levels where as complex carbs provide a steady stream of energy. So drop that packet of refined flour and get that whole wheat variant.

Cherries: cherries, especially tart cherries and dark sweet cherries, are full of anthrocyanins. Insulin resistance prevents insulin from working properly to control blood sugar in normal ranges. Eating a diet high in anthrocyanins can mean improved use of insulin and lower blood sugars.

Nuts: people who eat nuts regularly have lower rates of heart disease than people who don't eat them.

Foods That Can Be Used To Reduce Blood Sugar Level

Entering To Later Middle Age?

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The old age is best defined as the age of retirement that is 60 years and above. Improvements in the health care technology has increased the life expectany. The process of ageing brings about physiological, psychological and immunological changes which influences the nutritional status. The changes associated with ageing are partly influenced by genetics, race and gender. 

All the functions of the body start to decline in its work. The reserved nutrients are used up especially the minerals. Calcium is the main mineral that starts depleting as early as the people enters into the age of 40+. This is why the people of old age faces lot of bone related disorders and tooth problems. As a result, arthritis becomes one of the major health issue faced by the geriatrics. This discourages the activeness of people.

To compensate the bone loss and the demoralisation, one should include a high amount of calcium rich diet. The calcium rich foods include milk, millets, yogurt, broccoli, egg, peanut etc. Avoid tea or coffee and so the absorption of calcium is encouraged. Sugars n junk foods should be avoided. 

When you enter the later middle age, certain clinical tests should be done to ensure good health. As a dietitian, I personally feel to take up a master health check up atleast once in a year. But if you are highly concerned about your health, its essential to take up certain basic tests which include 

Blood sugar both fasting and postprandial
Hba1c
Blood lipid profile
Blood urea
Blood creatinine
Abdominal scan
Eeg & ecg

A simple lifestyle modification that includes diet, exercise, habits etc, one can lead a healthier and happier life.

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