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Calcium and vitamin D are known to improve bone health. Most people are aware of the foods which promote bone health but are unaware of those that lower bone density leading to osteoporosis.
An increase in appetite is seen in conditions like bulimia, diabetes, hyperthyroidism and worm infestation.
Diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure) are significant health problems worldwide, but like cardiac disease and fatty liver disease, people of Indian origin are disproportionately affected.
If you feel that the persistent or regular incidences of depression have got nothing to do with what you eat, think again. The reason behind low spirits can be due to insufficient levels vitamin B12.
Albinism or hypopigmentation is a genetic disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment called melanin in the skin, hair and eyes. There is no known way to prevent albinism or hypopigmentation.