Hypothyroidism and Eating Cauliflower and Cabbages

Question: Hello Marina apu…i am suffering from hypothyroidism and would like to know if eating vegetables like cauliflower and cabbages should b avoided?   Answer: hi dear, there is nothing much to worry about. yes there have been studies showing that goiter causing component of cruciferous, but there is nothing significant harm. infact, cruciferous vegetablesContinue reading “Hypothyroidism and Eating Cauliflower and Cabbages”

Salmon Fish Color Added – ALERT

Did you know salmon is sometimes dyed red? This label says this fresh salmon was “Farm-Raised” with “Color Added”. Farmed salmon is often fed a mixture of highly contaminated fish meal and fish oil mixed with corn and soy products, because it is cheap and helps fatten them up to produce more meat to beContinue reading “Salmon Fish Color Added – ALERT”

What is Glutathione and How Do I Get More of It?

Written by MARK HYMAN, MD This articlewas originally published on drhyman.com GLUTATHIONE (pronounced “gloota-thigh-own”) is the most important molecule you need to stay healthy and prevent aging, cancer, heart disease, dementia and more, and necessary to treat everything from autism to Alzheimer’s disease. I called it the mother of all antioxidants. The good news isContinue reading “What is Glutathione and How Do I Get More of It?”

Air fryers, Microwaves and Freezing Foods

I had few questions! Please make some time to answer them: 1. Are air fryers any good? Is deep frying bad? My kids love french fries. 2. I read somewhere that reheating certain foods like chicken, eggs, tomatoes makes them toxic and not good for health. So they advised not to microwave or heat inContinue reading “Air fryers, Microwaves and Freezing Foods”

What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) ?

IBS, also known as spastic colon, is a common disease with no known cause or cure. The disease is characterized by alternating periods of remission and flareups. Symptom flareups tend to be dominated either by diarrhea or constipation, but they can include either, as well as abdominal discomfort, pain and bloating. Many patients manage IBSContinue reading “What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) ?”

I Just Had My Baby & I Have No Energy to Workout!

Question : I didn’t start to workout yet. 4 months back I give birth to an amazing baby boy , but since that I didn’t sleep well not once, I’m so so so tired, how can I start working out again ?! Answer: Congatulation on your baby boy! For now, you need rest and sleep and enough food.Continue reading “I Just Had My Baby & I Have No Energy to Workout!”

Soaking & Roasting Almonds

Question: I soaked almond overnight. Then roast it for 2 minutes in microwave. Is that okay or does it reduce the nutrion value Answer: Raw nuts (and especially raw seeds) contain moderate levels of phytic acid and enzyme inhibitors. Phytic acid is biologically necessary for the plant, as it helps safeguard the nut or seedContinue reading “Soaking & Roasting Almonds”

Struggling with Sleep and Exercise

Question: For the last few days, I have been having severe problems falling asleep, which leads to severe exhaustion on the following day and dizziness. Part of this is due to some psychiatric meditation I’m on, which has impacted my sleep cycle before. As a result of the resulting exhaustion, I have stopped working outContinue reading “Struggling with Sleep and Exercise”

Amazing Benefits of Ghee

I am obsessed with ghee! This very neglected substance is actually liquid gold. Ghee is clarified butter that’s been cooked slowly until the liquids have dissipated, and the milk solids (which are what make butter burn) have settled in the bottom of the pan. When these are removed, it constitutes the basic difference between gheeContinue reading “Amazing Benefits of Ghee”