Health GK All cells in our body — including cancer cells — need sugar (glucose) from our bloodstream for fuel. We get that blood sugar from foods containing carbohydrates, including vegetables, fruits, whole grains and low-fat dairy sources. Some glucose is produced within our bodies from protein. Cancer cells usually grow quickly, multiplying at a fast rate, which takes a lot of energy,  and,therefore, they  need lots of glucose.  Sugar uptake is more by cancer cells than healthy cells. Still, There’s no evidence that following a “sugar-free” diet lowers the risk of getting cancer  Sugar intake  & Cancer Phosphate is essential for bone health. But high phosphate is harmful. It can lead to a condition called hyperphosphatemia.  High Phosphate foods can  leach out Calcium from bones resulting in brittle bones. Particularly, women of post menopausal age, or people suffering from Osteoporosis need to be  cautious about intake of Phosphorous foods.  Also, people suffering from Kidney diseases or on dialysis have to be cautious. Phosphorus is generally high in many soft drink beverages.    High phosphate Coffee consumption and iron food/supplement intake should not go together..... as iron absorption by the body decreases. Give a gap of one hour between these two. People suffering from  Iron deficiency anaemia may need to completely avoid coffee intake.  Iron and coffee For Adults Abdominal pain Anorexia Blurred vision Drowsiness Headache Hypercalcenia Irritability Muscle weakness Nausea, vomiting Peripheral neuritis Skin desquamation Brittle nails Cheilosis Gingivitis Alopecia Excessive Vitamin-A  Vitamin A is essential to our body. But excessive Vitamin-A ingestion through foods or supplements is toxic. A few toxic conditions due to vitamin A excess are:
For Children Anorexia Blurred vision Bulging fontanelles Drowsiness Increased intracranial pressure Irritability Vomiting
Series-1 Phytotherapy Phytotherapy is the study of the use of extracts from plant origin as medicines or health-promoting agents. Traditional phytotherapy is often used as synonym for herbalism and regarded as "alternative medicine" by much of Western medicine, although effects of many substances found in plants are supported by scientific evidence. Modern phytotherapy can be considered the scientific study on the effects and clinical use of herbal medicines.  Evidence-based phyotherapy relies on various levels of scientific evidences, Evidence-based phytotherapy applies herbal products, whose efficacy and safety have been demonstrated with appropriate scientific methods. Folic acid is also called as Vitamin B-9. It is a water soluble vitamin. As it is a water soluble vitamin, excessive supplemental intake for long may not be  a cause of concern. But the real problem lies with Vitamin B-12. Folic Acid supplementation need to be  always  taken along with  Vitamin B12 supplementation (400-1,000 mcg Folic Acid) because Folic Acid supplementation can mask an underlying Vitamin B12 deficiency, Are you taking Folic acid? Health Scan: October 2019 - 16