Cardiovascular disease (CVD) account for nearly one-third of all deaths worldwide, and is on the rise in Bangladesh. Diet plays a major role in cardiovascular health, and can impact our risk of developing heart diseases.
Our eyes are complex organs that need many different vitamins and nutrients to function properly. Common conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts can impact our eyes, and malnutrition seems to have an influence on all of them.
Along with proper medication, the right food intake is essential in fighting dengue and ensuring quick recovery of patients. Through a balanced diet one can not only detoxify the body and improve the platelet count, but also prevent severe complications like gastrointestinal bleeding, dehydration, etc.
The body enters into a fasting state eight hours or so after the last meal, when the gut finishes absorbing nutrients from the food. In the normal state, body glucose, which is stored in the liver and muscles, is the body’s main source of energy.
A surge in appetite around the age of 10 in girls, and 12 in boys, foretells the growth spurt of puberty. This paves the way for early adolescence when the human body needs more calories than any other time in life.