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Nutritional Characteristics of Diacylglycerol Oil (DAG)

Diacylglycerol oil is a component of many of the oils which are edible and commonly used. It is also used as an emulsifier. The benefits of the DAG oil are innumerable, most importantly its effect on obesity. Obesity is a growing complication in many individuals and eventually leads to various heart diseases, diabetes mellitus, hypertension Read more

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Natural Treatment Methods For Effective Sinusitis Relief

Sinuses: what are they ? The facial bones have spaces in between them which allow air to pass through them. These spaces are known as the sinuses. These sinuses are lined by the mucous membrane, when these membranes swell up the sinuses get blocked. The blockage causes inability of air to pass through the spaces Read more

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Understanding Good and Bad Cholesterol

It is said that one has to understand the problem to effectively deal with it. Is it not true that one has to be aware of the enemy before proper defensive can be launched against him/her? Cholesterol is nothing short of a foe. Cholesterol is the forbearer of heart diseases and goes hand in hand Read more

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Avoiding Complications of Disease Due to Diabetes

Diabetes complications arising out of high blood sugar levels can be really dangerous for a person. In the long term important organs like eyes, heart, kidney, circulatory system and the nerves can be affected. Problems like cataract which involves thickening of the eye lens and retinopathy or damage to the retina because of excessive growth Read more

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Taking Metformin Can Lead to a Serious Vitamin Deficiency

Metformin is a medication taken for diabetes. It not only reduces the amount of glucose produced by the liver but also increases the insulin absorption capacity of cells. Lipid and triglyceride levels are also reduced by this medication. However, a major problem with Metformin is the fact that it may alter the way the body Read more