Health

Most of us have a real desire to eat healthier, whatever our current eating habits might be like. We keep reading articles, joining programs, following trendy diets. There is a constant struggle to give it one more try, begin anew, reset the health/diet/fitness tableau and finally take back control....
Want to prolong your life? Put some pep in your step. Walking at an average pace was linked to a 20 percent reduction in the risk of mortality compared with walking at a slow pace, while walking at a brisk or fast pace was associated with a risk reduction of...
We all know besan, also known as gram flour, is good for our skin. But, do you know besan can do wonders to your hair too? Yeah, you heard it right. From the ancient times besan is being used to treat various skin problems and hair issues. Besan has too many...
One of the most important part of the body is our respiratory system and respiratory disease are the diseases and disorders of the airways and the lungs. Respiratory Disorders are commonly seen in people due to many factors like air pollution, smoking, work place or environmental exposures and so on. Further, asthma, bronchitis...
Monsoon has its own challenges when it comes to cooking. Vegetables and fruits are vulnerable to small insects and unhealthy food habits that cause acidity, etc. Here are tips by Dr Zamurrud Patel, Consultant Dietician, Global Hospitals, Mumbai who suggests what you should remember while cooking,  to stay healthy! Wash all vegetables...
The difference between a snack that has staying power and one that leaves you hungry an hour later? Protein. This nutrient is a hunger-busting powerhouse because it slows digestion and keeps blood sugar steady, and research shows protein helps keep cravings at bay. "Protein can help you lose weight because...
When we think about the main things that keep us healthy, like nutrition, sleep and exercise, it’s easy to envision them as parallel highways, with what we do in one lane having little effect on another. But as scientists continue learning about the complex biological processes that keep us running,...
February is American Heart month sponsored by The American Heart Association. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. For some good news, however, heart disease can often be prevented by making healthy food and lifestyle choices. As a nutritionist,...
Many methods to improve your health are pretty straightforward: to lose weight, eat less and exercise more; to boost your energy, get more sleep; to prevent dehydration, drink more water. Others, however, are totally counterintuitive. The following 12 tips really do work—but they may leave you scratching your head. Drink...
Want to eat less sugar, lose weight, and change your metabolism? The ketogenic or keto diet might work for you. Or not. Some say it’s not sustainable in the long-term. Others praise it as a weight loss solution like no other. If you’re not afraid of eating more fat and don’t...

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