Bloating

Are you feeling bloated? By Dr. Fatemeh Aghanasiri

We’ve all felt bloating; that too-full feeling you get in your belly. But it’s not always from eating too much. Does your body hold on to too much water? Is it something you ate? Or could a health issue be behind it?

A variety of gastrointestinal complaints, such as belching, bloating, abdominal pain,

Obesity in Children, by Dr. Kowshik Gupta, Consultant Pediatrician-Endocrinologist

The incidence of severe obesity in childhood is increasing alarmingly and childhood obesity has literally reached critical mass. Severe obesity often goes unrecognized until significant comorbidities such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and steatohepatitis — once considered “adult diseases” — develop. Paediatric comorbidities of obesity are more common than thought.

Many consider this as a multifactorial (genetics,

Potassium Rich Food

Potassium-Packed foods can help lower blood pressure! By Dr. Fatemeh Aghanasiri

Potassium is a key mineral that the body relies on heavily to function properly. Foods that are rich in potassium are important in managing high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) because potassium lessens the effects of sodium. The more potassium you eat, the more sodium you lose through urine. Potassium also helps to ease tension in your blood vessel walls,