Lifestyle

Food for a healthy heart

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...

Nutrition for healthy eyes

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...

Post-partum diet

A healthy postpartum diet can help heal and boost energy levels during those sleep-deprived days. Every woman’s nutrition needs are different and depend on many factors.

All that is good for your heart

Heart disease accounts for nearly one-third of all deaths worldwide. You could say that this disease is the king of the silent killers.

Managing polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Few women in our society realise that while PCOS is a serious health issue, simple adjustments in their diet can aide in the treatment and desired recovery.

Make food safe again

Eid-ul-Azha is just around the horizon. However, preservatives, various additives, tainted animal feed, and antibiotics have been inundated in the news, making people think twice about what’s on...

September 28, 2021
September 28, 2021

Food for a healthy heart

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...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Nutrition for healthy eyes

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...

August 10, 2021
August 10, 2021

Post-partum diet

A healthy postpartum diet can help heal and boost energy levels during those sleep-deprived days. Every woman’s nutrition needs are different and depend on many factors.

April 13, 2021
April 13, 2021

Ramadan in summer

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...

November 10, 2020
November 10, 2020

Managing menopause through dietary regulation

The female hormone oestrogen begins to decline during perimenopause, which usually begins in a woman’s 40s.

November 3, 2020
November 3, 2020

Nutrition for school going children

School-going age is the perfect time for children to learn about healthy food, healthy bodies and productive activities.

September 29, 2020
September 29, 2020

Nutrition guidelines for maintaining a healthy heart

Paying close attention to what we eat can help reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. Sedentary lifestyles, consumption of excess carbohydrate, saturated fats and trans-fats, and...

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

FAQ on diet and Covid-19

There has been much talk about nutrition as a defence mechanism to reduce the chances of contracting the Coronavirus. How important is a change in our dietary intake towards fighting the virus?

March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020

Low carb diet: Does it really help treat obesity?

The low carbohydrate diet — also known as the “low carb diet” has become the latest big thing in weight-loss plans. The low carb diet requires adhering to an extremely low-carb, high-fat diet in...

February 11, 2020
February 11, 2020

Fighting fever with a change in diet

Fevers can be caused by several factors — infection caused by bacteria, fungi, virus, and also, as a result of certain inflammatory conditions like arthritis, inflammation of the lining of joints,...