Diseases & Diet Care

“Eat food like medicine otherwise you have to eat medicine like food”

Disease Introduction Details
OSTEOPOROSIS Osteoporosis is a disease in which bone quality and density are reduced rapidly.Bone becomes fragile and brittle.
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Foods to be included-dairy products such as milk,cheese,yoghurt, Green leafy vegetables, figs, sesame seeds,nuts, and apricot. Tofu ,soya drinks, Beans, Food to limit: Salt,carbonated drinks and caffeine and alchoal
CELIAC DISEASE Coeiiac disease is an autoimmune disease,in which gluten the main protein in wheat acts as foreign antigen,triggering an immune response that damage the lining of small intestine.
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Foods to be avoided..wheat,suji,barley,rye.oatbran,malt pasta.soyasauces and beer. Foods to be included… amaranth,corns,buckwheat.sago,arrorot,tortilla,millets and flax.
HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA High cholesterol level raises yours risk of heart diseases.
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Foods to be avoided..trans fat,saturated fats,red meat,egg yolk,excess sugar,fried foods. Foods to be included…certain herbs like cinnamon,fenugreek and turmeric. Increase the amount of fibre intake likeoats ,apples,barley,beans,carrot,broccli,tomatoes,oranges,guava etc.
HYPOTHYROIDISM Hypothyroidism is a common disorder of the endocrine system in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. It can cause a number of symptoms, such as poor ability to tolerate cold, a feeling of tiredness, constipation, depression, and weight gain. Occasionally there may be swelling of the front part of the neck due to goiter.
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Foods to be included… nuts,tuna,onion,tomatoes Iodine rich food..yoghurt,eggs ,fish,sunflower seeds Foods to be taken in restricted amount..broccli , spinach,brussles sprout,cauliflower,cabagge,soy,millets,barley ,rye,semolina etc.
DEPRESSION Depression is marked by hopelessness,sadness and apathy.
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Diet may influence mood in several ways because certain amino acids and nutrients may act as cofactors in neurotransmitters for eg.broccli,buckwheat,brownrice,choclates,almonds,salmon,quinoa etc.
PCOS ( Polycystic ovarian syndrome) Pcos is a condition that affects woman due to hormonal imbalance which may lead to menstrual irregularties,skin problem,hair growth,cyst in ovaries
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Healthy food choices….limit saturated food,aim to have 2to3 tsf.of unsaturated fats like olive,canola,ricebran
Increase fibre intake, Increase protein intake Food in limited amount…white rice,pasta,excess salt,soda,candy,sweets and chocolates.
DIABETES MELLITUS It includes a group of metabolic disease which is characterized by hyperglycemia due to deficiency of insulin or resistence to insulin. When you have type 2 diabetes, what you eat can help you control yourblood sugar, stave off hunger, and feel full longer.
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foods to be avoided….high glycemic index food eg.potatoes,carrot,semolina rice,honey,jaggery,glucose,white bread ,banana , grapes ,chicoo,jimikand, jackfruit etc.
encourage to have whole pulses,and fibre rich food.
8 to 10 glasses of water
Certain herbs…. cinnamon,karela,methi,jamun,garlic,onion ,neem should be incorporated daily to promoteglucose metabolism. Diabetes is when your blood sugar or glucose levels are higher than normal. It’s carbohydrate foods like breads, cereals, rice, pasta, fruits, milk,.
But it’s also important to have foods you enjoy. You want to eat enough so you feel satisfied and avoid overeating and poor choices. Ask us @ Ask Diet.