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Virgin Coconut Oil For Diabetes- What Does Science Have To Say?

Virgin Coconut Oil For Diabetes- What Does Science Have To Say?

In 1998, a study done in India showed that when Indians substituted traditional fats like ghee and coconut oil with polyunsaturated fats like sunflower or safflower oils, diabetes rates spiked up. This lead to more research about the effect of saturated fats on diabetes and that is how a debate over virgin coconut oil for diabetes came into existence. Let’s discuss below the effects of virgin coconut oil on diabetes.

Coconut Oil for type 2 diabetes

It is popularly believed that a healthy diet can reverse type 2 diabetes. To reverse type 2 diabetes, restrictions on...


7 Smart Tips to Manage Daily Stress

7 Smart Tips to Manage Daily Stress

Remember those sleepless nights after a bad day at work or after an altercation with your partner? Really, it wasn’t your boss, annoying co-workers or your spouse who caused this; it was a popular enemy of most, known as stress. 


It comes in a variety of shapes and forms, and can sometimes be mistaken for other common ailments, which makes it a worse enemy than many other illnesses. 

Stress manifests itself in a multitude of ways on your body, mood, and behaviour. Starting with frequent headaches, sleep disorders, reduced libido to constant restlessness, social...


7 Tips to Remove Harmful Colors and Protect Your Skin/Hair

7 Tips to Remove Harmful Colors and Protect Your Skin/Hair

Holi, is a festival of fun, dance, sweets and a whiff of Holi colours. Whether you joyfully take part in the celebrations and get bathed in an amalgamation of colours or wait till friends and family members find and drench you, there is no escaping colours during Holi. After all, in India, it’s Bura na maano holi hai.”

Traditionally, Holi was celebrated with dry gulal, organic colours made using flowers, and buckets of water. Unfortunately, the natural colours have now been replaced with splashes of synthetic colour. The after-effects of...


6 Amazing Tips for an Organic Lifestyle

6 Amazing Tips for an Organic Lifestyle

Is an organic lifestyle meant for someone like me? Why should I adapt to an organic lifestyle? Isn’t living organically means being a hippy, sleeping under trees and eating just raw vegetables? These are just a few of the many questions people have in their mind regarding adapting to an organic lifestyle.

Truth is just anyone can move to an organic lifestyle. And no, you don’t need to leave your house or anything you love. It is about living a natural and healthy life and caring for the environment as much as yourself (if...


5 Signs That Your Gut is Unhealthy and Needs Attention

5 Signs That Your Gut is Unhealthy and Needs Attention

Anywhere you go, it seems like everyone is talking about the importance of taking probiotics and its effectiveness in improving gut health. Clearly, gut health is the new fitness buzzword doing the rounds.

Research has revealed that your gut health has a direct connection with your vital body organs, such as brain, heart, and liver and is critical for overall well-being. There are several studies that trace the roots of obesity and even Alzheimer’s, back to an unhealthy gut.

The question here is if everything is happening inside, how do...