Food Poisoning

Overview Food poisoning, also called foodborne illness, is illness caused by eating contaminated food. Infectious organisms — including bacteria, viruses and parasites — or their toxins are the most common causes of food poisoning. Infectious organisms or their toxins can contaminate food at any point of processing or production. Contamination can also occur at home… Continue reading Food Poisoning

WHAT ARE SGOT AND SGPT?

Both SGOT and SGPT are enzymes produced by liver cells of which SGPT is very much liver specific. When the liver cells get damaged these enzymes get released and their levels in the blood go high. As for instance, in case of viral infection of the liver called Hepatitis, the levels can be very high due to… Continue reading WHAT ARE SGOT AND SGPT?

FOODS TO IMPROVE LIVER HEALTH

The liver is a powerhouse of an organ. It performs a variety of essential tasks, ranging from producing proteins, cholesterol, and bile to storing vitamins, minerals, and even carbohydrates. It also breaks down toxins like alcohol, medications, and natural byproducts of metabolism. Keeping your liver in good shape is important for maintaining health. 1. Coffee… Continue reading FOODS TO IMPROVE LIVER HEALTH

CAN BLOOD TESTS ALSO AID IN LOSING WEIGHT?

You have restricted fat, sugar, oil, and rice from the diet; have you ever pushed yourself to the extremes of exercise but still, you are gaining weight!   You fail to see the reason behind unexplained weight gain. Well, you are still missing out on an important aspect, your physiological health. In simpler terms, your blood may have the… Continue reading CAN BLOOD TESTS ALSO AID IN LOSING WEIGHT?

alchol addiction

What Is Alcohol? Alcohol is a popular Psychoactive drug that is commonly consumed in social settings. Ethanol, or ethyl alcohol, is the intoxicating ingredient in alcoholic beverages that produces the feeling of being drunk. The main types of alcoholic beverages include beer, wine, and liquor. Beer has the lowest alcohol content by volume (ABV) at… Continue reading alchol addiction

LIVER – THE DETOXIFIER

LIVER The liver is a large, meaty organ that sits on the right side of the belly. Weighing about 3 pounds, the liver is reddish-brown in color and feels rubbery to the touch. Normally you can’t feel the liver, because it’s protected by the rib cage. The liver has two large sections, called the right… Continue reading LIVER – THE DETOXIFIER