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June 30, 2020
APOA2 and Saturated Fats: Optimizing Your Ketogenic Diet

Our genes are a template for how our bodies work. Most people on keto diets tend to consume a high amount of saturated fats. The diet works only when the stored fat is properly broken down and used for energy. Certain variants of the APOA2 gene tend to interfere with this saturated fats metabolism and […]

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November 22, 2016
Here is how Nitric Oxide Supplements and Nitric Oxide gene influence exercise performance

Increasing nitric oxide (NO) has become the new secret weapon for athletes and bodybuilders. It is used as the primary ingredient in various dietary supplements to support the flow of blood and oxygen to the skeletal muscle and also use them to facilitate the removal of exercise-induced lactic acid buildup which reduces fatigue and recovery […]

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November 21, 2014
Flexibility – Fundamental component of exercise regimen

Stretching is one of the most fundamental components of a fitness or exercise regime. Performing stretching exercises before any fitness activity allows the body to become more flexible and less prone to injury. Stretching after exercise is also equally important. It allows the muscles to get back to their normal form and helps reduce muscle […]

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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
Manage stress, manage life!

Stress is one of the routine terms used by most of us, in the present day. Right from a 5 year old to a 50 year old, everyone is accustomed to some type of issue that causes stress. Stress has extreme after effects. But, do we really want to partner with Stress our whole life? […]

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July 18, 2014
Healthy bones, active body!

How To Keep Your Bones Healthy? Bones are a very important part of our body as they protect our organs. Strong bones are necessary to be physically fit and healthy. When we are young, our bones are stronger and harder. But, as we age and reach our 40s, they gradually lose their density. This problem […]

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June 28, 2014
Inheritance and interaction makes us what we are!

Gene-Environment Interaction Our traits are basically divided into genetic and environmental. Genetic factors are the ones a person is born with, and a large chunk of these factors are inherited from the previous generations. Environmental factors include chemical, physical, nutritional, infectious and behavioural factors. Many prevailing diseases such as diabetes and cancer are caused by […]

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May 14, 2013
Obesity and Genetics: variations in FTO, APOA2 and APOA5 genes

Obesity along with diabetes and high blood pressure, are considered as lifestyle diseases since they can, to a large extent, be prevented from occurring by adopting a healthy way of life. In obesity excess body weight, in the form of stored fat, has harmful effects on a person’s health. The obesity condition further raises the […]

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