Medical Advisor

Dr. Damanjit Duggal


Is Watermelon Good for Diabetes? Nutrients, Benefits and Recipes

Let’s talk about watermelon, shall we? It’s the ultimate summer fruit-cool, refreshing, and crazy delicious. But if you’ve got diabetes, you might be wondering if it’s safe to chow down on all that juicy goodness. Well, we’ve got good news for you! Watermelon for diabetes patients can be absolutely part of their diabetes-friendly diets. However, with …

Low Potassium Foods for Diabetics and Kidney Patients: A Comprehensive Guide

Potassium, often called the “good salt,” is a mineral the body requires for various functions. Among its many roles, potassium is crucial for heart function, skeletal muscle contraction, and the smooth operation of digestive processes. It is indispensable for normal muscular function, including walking, running, and even digestion. Without adequate potassium levels, muscles may become weak …

Indian Diet Chart for Diabetic and Kidney Patient

Your kidneys are responsible for many important bodily functions. They filter out waste products, excess fluids, and toxins from your blood. They play a vital role in regulating electrolyte levels, such as sodium, potassium, and phosphorus, and maintaining a healthy balance of these minerals is crucial for kidney function. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a condition …

Jowar vs Bajra for Diabetes: Which One Is Better?

Diabetes has become a pressing health concern globally, with India ranking among the nations with the highest prevalence of this metabolic disorder. With approximately 74.9 million diabetics in 2021, projected to surge to 124.9 million by 2045, the need for effective diabetes management strategies is paramount. While medication plays a crucial role, dietary choices also significantly …

Adverse Effects of Stevia

In the realm of alternative sweeteners, stevia has been a popular pick for individuals wanting a natural, low-calorie sugar substitute. Praised for its sweetness without the guilt of calories, stevia has found its way into countless products, from beverages to baked goods. However, beneath its seemingly innocent facade lies a complex web of potential adverse effects …

Glycemic Index Food Chart: Impact of Low and High GI Foods on Blood Sugar Levels

Carbohydrates are like the fuel for our bodies, especially for managing blood sugar levels. When we eat carbs, our bodies break them down into sugar, which is then used for energy. But not all carbs are the same. Some make blood sugar rise quickly, while others do so slowly. This is where the glycemic index (GI) …

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