#DietFood

Cockroach milk is rich in lipids not known to be produced by the human body. (Photo credit: Representational/ Pixabay)

  • The Pacific Beetle cockroach found in Hawaii is one-of-its-kind, giving birth to young ones and feeding them its milk
  • Cockroach milk is oozing with health benefits for humans
  • It contains protein crystals and is supposedly a powerhouse of nutrients

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What you consume greatly impacts your immunity. (Representational/ Unsplash)

  • With the pandemic came an array of immunity-boosting home remedies against COVID-19 
  • A recent study published in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health tested if a plant-based reduced the risk of COVID
  • The study suggests that there is a link between diet and the specific risk of developing COVID-19 

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Keto diet comes with various side-effects if followed for a longer time. (Photo Credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • If you are suffering from any stomach related issues then keto diet will worsen your situation
  • Keto diet is one of an unhealthy diet choice for pregnant ladies as it lacks essential micronutrients
  • Keto diet will restrict natural produce for vegans that will deprive them of basic nutrients

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Mediterranean diet is one of the most nutritional diet recommendations by the experts.(Photo credit: Unsplash)

  •  The ranking was awarded by the U.S. News and World Report
  • Mediterranean diet follows the traditional eating pattern of people living in the Mediterranean region 1960's
  • The Dukan Diet is a high-protein and low-carbohydrate fad diet devised by Pierre Dukan

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The popularity of intermittent fasting peaked but experts fear that the restrictive regimen can be a dangerous cover for various eating disorder. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Intermittent fasting is a blanket term for various meal timing schedules
  • 'A wolf in sheep’s clothing' is how noted dietitian Tammy Beasley describes this diet trend
  • Fatique, hair loss, irregular periods are some of the pitfalls of this contentious plan

Boiled eggs promote bone health and immunity. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • Boiled egg diet involves consuming hard-boiled eggs
  • This diet supposedly promises quick weight loss in a short time
  • Boiled eggs are devoid of excess oil, fat and calories

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Fibre-rich foods prevent you from binge-eating. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • Winter is the season of putting on weight
  • Fibre prevents unnecessary snacking and calorie intake
  • Guavas, papaya, beetroots are packed with fibre, apart from having vitamins and antioxidants