Nutrition

Forget fad diets, lifestyle changes can help you lose weight and keep it off

You can easily lose weight if you put your mind to it. You don’t have to follow any fad diets and starve yourself. Nor do you have to feel deprived and sad. All you...

Fructose: Too much of this can give you a fatty liver and more

According to a new study at Joslin Diabetes Center, high levels of fructose in diet can inhibit the liver’s ability to properly metabolise fat. This effect is specific to fructose. But researchers say that,...

Make the right food choices for your brain health

Most people do not associate diet with brain health. But nutrition is essential for the proper functioning of your brain. It can boost your brain function and help you prevent many cognition disorders. The...

World Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Know the risks of this disease and how to...

October is World Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is commemorated by countries across the world every year. The idea behind this is to increase awareness and draw attention to the disease. It also aims...

Navratri 2019: Introduction to the spiritual and health benefits of ghee

Whether it is a halwa cooked in a Gurudwara or halwa cooked at home for Navratri, they are always cooked in ghee and not refined oil. Even the havan that is kept for nine...

World Heart Day 2019: Lifestyle and dietary modifications for a healthy heart

Food on your plate determines how your heart functions. According to the National Institute of Health, USA, heart diseases are responsible for almost 33.33 per cent deaths in the world. If you don’t want...

World Heart Day 2019: Heart diseases are a leading cause of female mortality

September 29th is World Heart Day. Heart diseases is the leading cause of female mortality today. Though the risk of heart disorders can have equally serious repercussion for men too, it is more so...

World Heart Day on 29th September: Gestational hypertension increases risk of heart diseases

World Heart Day is on 29th September. In view of this, we take the opportunity to look at gestational hypertension and how it may increase the risk of heart diseases. Gestational hypertension basically means...

Obesity may be the result of your excessive sugar intake as a child

Have you cut your sugar intake but still can’t manage to lose weight? Your childhood candies and chocolates are coming back to haunt you. According to a survey in 2018 by the National Institute...

A proper diet can help you keep Alzheimer’s disease at bay

There has been a lot of buzz in recent years about the association of gut microbiome with diet and its effect on neuro-degenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. According to a study at Wake Forest School...