Therapeutic Health

Stress of Surgery: Role of Nutrition in Convalescence

Stress of Surgery: Role of Nutrition in Convalescence Inflammation and nutrition depletion caused due to the stress related to surgical interventions, can in turn pose a threat to immune system and give rise to postoperative complications.1 Studies including systemic reviews and meta-analysis have proved that the use of high-protein


Relevance of Dual Protein in Blood Glucose Maintenance and Satiety

Introduction Proteins form majority of the structure of muscles and other vital tissues in the body. They are also the building block of hormones, enzymes, and haemoglobin. They can also be utilized as a source of energy, though a secondary one.1 With proper combination of sources, vegetable proteins possess similar benefits as protein derived from […]


Protein Content and Glycemic Index: Role in Weight Control and Maintenance

With the turn of the century, India has witnessed a rapid epidemiological shift in disease prevalence from communicable to non-communicable, mostly due to rise in obesity.1 With a high predisposition to abdominal obesity and accumulation of visceral fat, termed as “Asian Indian phenotype,”2 the prevalence of obesity increased significantly from 9.8% in 2006 to 11.7% […]


Role of Diet in Prediabetes: Time to Prevent a Preventable Disease

Diabetes is the fastest growing non-communicable disease (NCD) in the world.1 Diabetes is difficult to treat and is expensive to manage. Not just adults, diabetes now seems to target teenagers and children as well.


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