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Mary Selvaraj

Mary Selvaraj is a post-graduate (MSc) in Foods and Nutrition. She is a Registered Dietician and a Certified Diabetes Educator. She is a member of Indian Dietetic Association and Indian Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition (ISPEN). She loves Bonzo, her dog.

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Health Benefits of Ginger

Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger used in cooking has many health benefits and contains many vitamins and minerals like manganese and copper, which are important for proper functioning of the body.

Diet Articles
Brown Fat may Help Protect against Diabetes and Obesity

Brown Fat may Help Protect against Diabetes and Obesity

People with little or no brown fat have limited ability to clear certain amino acids from the blood leading to the development of obesity and diabetes.

Research News
Additional 5.4 Million Births the Result of China’s New Two-Child Policy

Additional 5.4 Million Births the Result of China’s New Two-Child Policy

China’s two-child policy targeted 90 million women of reproductive age. There was a historic change with 5.4 million extra births during the first 18 months that the policy was in effect.

Lifestyle News
Diabetes Linked to Increased Bone Mineral Density

Diabetes Linked to Increased Bone Mineral Density

History of a first-degree family member with diabetes is linked to increased bone mineral density in addition to insulin resistance.

Diabetes News
Omega-3 Fats from Fish Oils Have No Effect on Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Omega-3 Fats from Fish Oils Have No Effect on Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Increased consumption of fish oils for their omega-3 fats is commonly believed to be protective against, or reverse conditions like type 2 diabetes. But they are found to offer no such benefit.

Diet & Nutrition News