Most of us have heard about this diet called the ketogenic diet. When you look at the results people have gotten following this diet, they are tremendous, that too, in a very short amount of time! However, there are some doctors out there who do not recommend such diets for weight loss as they maybe … Continue reading Ketones – Rapid Weight Loss
In my previous article, I have explained about what the microbiome is, here, lets talk about some benefits of the microbiome! Image depicting the human microbiome Image obtained from Nature.com (https://www.nature.com/collections/fiabfcjbfj) It provides some essential nutrients: Vitamin K: This is essential for responding to injuries by regulating blood clotting. It is also helpful for bone … Continue reading Benefits and Detrimental effects of the Microbiome
Did you know the human body has 10 times more bacterial cells as compared to its own cells? Thats right, the human body has about 100 trillion bacterial cells and 10 trillion human cells. These help in the various day to day metabolic activities that are required for the body to function normally. Our body … Continue reading The Human Microbiome
Let us talk about this word you use on a day to day basis. Stress. Nowadays, you will hear it more often than "I am hungry" or "I am so happy today". So what is stress? Before I go into the biological definition of it, I like to define stress as the "unnecessary thoughts originated … Continue reading Stressed? No, Diseased.
The vicious side of plants When we think of plants, what comes to our minds is a vision of luscious green leaves and beautiful, sweet smelling flowers. On the contrary, this article discusses three of the plants that change this stereotypical image. 1) Corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanium)is native to Western Sumatra. Being one of the … Continue reading The Vicious Side of Plants
The Micro beings that cause Havoc The Wuhan Outbreak Let's talk about the living things we cannot see but can bring a turmoil in our lives. Yes, I am talking about microorganisms like bacteria, viruses and parasites. The current situation in the world is a little scary because of the new coronavirus outbreak. This virus … Continue reading The Wuhan Outbreak: An Explanation