The urban set-up carves a fast-paced lifestyle. One that has short-term amplification of happiness but causes major health concerns in the long run. The pressures of a competing profession, insecure relationships, and increasing expenses are taking a toll on mental and physical health. This in return, is making ignorance a part of our lifestyle – towards a healthy daily routine, diet and fitness, and spending time with loved ones.
Chronic stress is becoming a common ailment. Reasons may include Lack of quality sleep and positive focus on spiritual matters, Overconsumption of alcohol, processed foods or refined Carbohydrates, and Inadequate relaxation of the mind and body. So much so that this can lead to overall unhappiness, diabetes or even brain stroke. This is rapidly growing in the age group of 20 to 55 years.
Foods, diets, and nutritional status are important determinants of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). However, the general public has low awareness about this relation. Food systems have undergone dramatic changes in past decades – defile environment; along with adulterated, modified and processed foods. Our nutritional status can affect cardiovascular diseases, types of cancers, diabetes, obesity, elevated blood pressure and blood cholesterol, and resistance to the action of insulin. Primary reasons given by consumers facing lifestyle diseases are stress and food habits.
NCDs affect people in every corner of the world. Of the 52.8 million deaths worldwide in 2010, 34.5 million were due to NCD. About 80% of these deaths were in low and middle-income countries (LMICs); 29% of these deaths were in people under age 60. In 2010, NCDs contributed to 79% of illness in the world’s population.
Recommendations for priority actions by World Cancer Research Fund International and The NCD Alliance. One of the key action for researcher.
Researchers should engage proactively with the monitoring and evaluation of policy actions in order to build the evidence base, and communicate the full range of available evidence clearly and consistently to policymakers.
Esperer Nutrition, A Better Understanding of Chronic Ailments
Women’s Hormonal Health – The female sex hormones, oestrogen and progesterone, are most well-known because they influence every physiological process in the body – metabolism, immune system, menstrual cycle, and reproduction. A precise hormonal balance is vital to proper body functioning. Certain foods can restore or throw off the balance of hormones. Nutritional deficiencies are common, especially among women. This can lead to chronic conditions like PCOS, Post Natal and Post Menopausal concerns and Pre Diabetic conditions. However, India faces a paucity of Nutritional Supplements that caters to different chronic conditions in women.
At Esperer Nutrition we realize the importance of certain micronutrients as cofactors in lifestyle conditions. We recognize the need to provide scientifically researched and customized supplementation for each of these unique needs.
Respiratory Health – Several Lung diseases have been associated with oxidative stress and linked to oxidant insults such as cigarette smoke, air pollutants and infections. Chronic respiratory diseases are on the rise impacted by our environment and lifestyle.
At Esperer Nutrition scientific study on dietary factors and nutrients with a potential protective role in the oxidative process and inflammatory response have been implicated in the genesis or evolution of these diseases.