Here’s why a high sugar diet of desserts and colas can be bad for your heart and liver

Here’s why a high sugar diet of desserts and colas can be bad for your heart and liver

It is a known fact that drinking too many soft drinks and eating a lot of sweets is unhealthy, but it may put even otherwise healthy people at increased risk of heart disease, warns new research. The study, published in the journal Clinical Science, showed that healthy men had increased levels of fat in their blood and fat stored in their livers after they consumed a high sugar diet. “Our findings provide new evidence that consuming high amounts of sugar can alter your fat metabolism in ways that could increase…

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4 Vegetable-Based Desserts for a Healthy Spin

4 Vegetable-Based Desserts for a Healthy Spin

For most of us, life is a constant battle with our sweet tooth. Come winter, and that craving goes up tenfold! What can we do? Here, I offer you healthier alternatives for that evening snack or post-meal nibble. Each of these sweet confections is made with a substantial vegetable element that makes them satisfying, wholesome, and most of all, delicious. These biscuits and brownies are the perfect disguise for carrots, beets, avocado and pumpkin, and you won’t get even a hint of their vegetable taste! We’ll just keep it our…

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Give a Break to High Calorie Desserts, Try Yogurt

Give a Break to High Calorie Desserts, Try Yogurt

PhotoCredit:istock Yogurt, the super food not only known for its health benefits but hailed by experts as the ‘nectar of immortality’, is getting a taste uplift with myriad flavoured options and being recommended by them as a healthier switch from ice creams and high-calorie sugar-loaded desserts. Believed to be of Turkish origin, yogurt is an excellent source of vitamin D, protein and calcium and can make up for the meals people are missing out on, says celebrity chef Rakhee Vaswani. Hailing this bacterial fermented milk product as an ideal option…

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