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October 29, 2020
How Genes Influence Salt Intake And Blood Pressure Sensitivity

Just like how water exerts pressure on the walls of the pipes when flowing, blood too exerts pressure on the surface blood vessels. The pressure exerted must be constant and of a particular value. A drop or hike in this pressure may likely be a warning of an abnormality. When the pressure exerted by blood […]

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June 16, 2020
Coffee And CYP1A2: 3 Ways High Caffeine Intake Can Affect You!

What does the CYP1A2 gene do?  CYP1A2 codes for the production of 21-hydroxylase, which is part of the cytochrome P450 family of enzymes. This family of enzymes is quite important as it is a part of many processes, that include breaking down drugs, production of cholesterol, hormones, and fats. The adrenal glands secrete the enzyme, […]

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December 18, 2016
Drinking 2 or more sugary drinks per day doubles diabetes risk

 There are over 69.2 million diabetics in India with the numbers continuing to rise.  A Study found that drinking more than 2 sugary drinks per day doubles diabetes risk. The extent of risk remained the same whether the drinks were sweetened using sugar or artificial sweetener. Drinking more than one liter of sweetened beverage lead […]

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November 21, 2014
Satiety response – are you feeling full yet?

Are you feeling full yet?? [hr height="30" style="default" line="default" themecolor="1"] Satiety can be defined as the ‘feeling of fullness’ after eating a meal. For example, have you ever wondered how you fill up with a bowl of oat meal but even three doughnuts leave you feeling hungry? The reason is the comparative satiety levels from […]

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September 9, 2014
Sulk at salt for health

Food without salt is tasteless and unappetizing. But, too much salt intake is not good for health. Of course, our body needs salt but not as much as we consume. Only one gram of salt is essential for an adult in a day and even lesser is the need for salt in children. But people […]

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