How much water do we need on a daily basis

Water is needed by our body for maintaining homeostasis and good heath!Homeostasis means maintenance of normal internal body systems. Although there is no specific standard quantity of daily water intake, as it varies based on individuals, their routine and health, certain guidelines would help ensuring that you’re having sufficient hydration. Insufficient water intake can result … Continue reading How much water do we need on a daily basis

Dairy Free Sources of Calcium

Calcium is important for maintaining the human body. It’s an integral part of bones and teeth and also helps in maintaining the acid base balance and keeps muscles and heart working optimally along with other many other functions. Dairy is considered to be a good source of calcium, which it is too. However there are … Continue reading Dairy Free Sources of Calcium

Top 10 Calcium-Rich Foods

Almost everyone knows that the calcium is important to prevent osteoporosis and maintaining the bone health. Calcium not only helps to keep your bones and teeth strong but also helps in many body functions including the acid base balance, keeping heart and muscles in good shape and so on. Research have shown that calcium also … Continue reading Top 10 Calcium-Rich Foods

Milk isn’t the best source of calcium

Calcium is one of the most important thing in our body and not only helps in keeping our bones strong but has a role in various other body functions including muscles and heart too! Why is calcium important for our body? Calcium is important for children with growing bodies and bones as well as for … Continue reading Milk isn’t the best source of calcium

How to control thirst during Fast in Ramadan

Ramadan in summer brings alot of thirst while fasting along with it! It’s some what ok to bear the hunger during the fast but the thirst is sometimes really exhausting and unbearable! This year, Ramadan is in summers and thus are very long! Up to 20 hours in some countries (e.g. sweden) and around 16 … Continue reading How to control thirst during Fast in Ramadan

Restricting Salt and water intake can make you slim?

I’ve heard some people say that if you reduce intake of water and / or salt, you will reduce weight! For a short answer to it, NO, don’t even try doing that! Let’s discuss it abit. Some of you might have tried it too and lost some weight too! so then why did I say … Continue reading Restricting Salt and water intake can make you slim?

Calcium role in weight loss

I sometimes advice taking calcium supplements (almost with vitamins) to those who are on intense dieting for weight loss usually. Calcium role in weight loss Calcium have many roles in body. The role of calcium specific to weight management is very important too. Calcium levels in blood is one of the few most important factors … Continue reading Calcium role in weight loss

Abocol – contra indicated in diabetes

Abocal Efferevescent tablets are Calcium, Vitamin C , Vitamin D and Vitamin B-6 supplement tablets manufactured by Abbott, Pakistan. Abocol is a very good source for calcium and Vitamin C, D and B6 supplementation in patients but it is contra indicated in patients with diabetes mellitis. It contains carbohydrate (sugar in common words) content and … Continue reading Abocol – contra indicated in diabetes