We always justify it to ourselves saying that “Well, we don’t eat it regularly. So, we should be fine” or “It is just once in a while. A small sweet bar can’t harm me”. You are right.
Lifestyle factors contribute significantly in depleting bone health in urban women. Not only that, smoking and alcohol consumption in young age can increase the risk of bone injuries in future.
an your diet play a role towards mental health? Yes, it can. A good diet that provides adequate amounts of complex carbohydrates, essential fats, amino acids, vitamins and minerals and water is essential for enhanced mood and an overall feeling of wellbeing.
Pokemon Go, the new augmented reality mobile game that lets you ‘catch’ Pokemon in the real world, is having an unexpected consequence: it’s helping people to lose weight.
Sauerbraten is a German pot roast that can be prepared with a variety of meats—most often beef, but also from venison, lamb, mutton, pork, and traditionally, horse.
Learn to make and fall in love with the best salad in the world!
Jackfruit is and probably would have remained the most humble fruit, but for the recent studies that reveal its mysterious health benefits.
We know how it feels to face stern glances for your bulging belly that stand as an evidence of your sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits.
Wish there was a healthy home cooked meal ready to eat the minute you walk in the home after a long day at work? Now turn that dream into a reality with a slow cooker!
A healthy weekend indulgence, Chicken Parmesan is a dish easy to cook in a skillet too. So if you don’t have an OTG or simply want to cook a simple chicken meal on your gas stove, this recipe is just what you need! The tomato sauce adds a punch of flavour to this dish. While […]
Ramen dishes are typically found in Japanese cooking, but ours uses gochujang and kimchi for a Korean version packed with a powerful punch and elegant flavors from both cuisines.
Colour blindness is an eye disorder faced by many people who are unable to differentiate between colours.
The Zika virus was first discovered in the 1940s, though most people had never heard of it until this year.
Recently, a question was posed to those over the age of 60. The question was this: ’’What advice would you give to those who are half your age?’’
The #itaffectsme campaign aims to create a conversation around mental health issues and show just how prevalent they are.
Even though I teach and tell people to eat right, I can’t say no to fries and cold coffee.
These muffins are so good! And it has chocolate. Need to say more?
Your mother always told you to stop daydreaming and come back into reality. We all have been taught since infantile that being ‘practical’ and ‘realistic’ is good for us.
With winters creeping in, you find yourself hitting the snooze button on your alarm all too often. And what do you give up on? Your morning workout, right?!
Ayurveda is no new to us. Still there are various things about Ayurveda probably you didn’t know about.
This is not the healthiest of dishes. But on the days you don’t feel like giving a damn, this recipe works brilliantly; so good and amazingly comforting.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a lung ailment that is characterized by a persistent blockage of airflow from the lungs.
Behavior modification is an approach that can help people decrease undesirable behaviors and increase positive behaviors by making small changes.
Have you heard of Pegan Diet? It could be the trick to ultimate weight-loss.
During pregnancy, shoulder pain can be a symptom of something a simple as a bad night’s sleep. It can also indicate a more serious issue, which may require medical attention.
Don’t have the energy for yoga class? Just try one of these videos at home and you are good to go.
Hi there, How are you today? I thought I will stop by and say hello. Hello! You see, its been a hectic couple of months and I am drained. The mind of a writer ( Yes, I am talking about me ;)) is always buzzing. I am barely relaxed when I am actually relaxed as […]
For a country like India which is home to more than 62 million diabetics and 2 million cancer patients, online forum is a need of the hour.
Monsoon season is known for causing all kinds of food, water and airborne infections. A little precaution and extra care can help avoid illnesses during the season.
Fruit tea is a new twist on the traditional tea. But its delicious nevertheless!
Osteoporosis, often associated with old age is not an inevitable process of ageing, but is a culmination of several diet and lifestyle imbalances earlier in life.
Stress — just the word may be enough to set your nerves on edge. Everyone is stressed in some form or other. Some people handle stress effectively or recover from stressful situations quicker than others.
Who’s the worst at protecting their skin from the sun and skin cancer, men or women?
These days, you can’t talk to any health enthusiast without having to hear them go on and on about the benefits of these cold pressed juices. And even Starbucks seems to have its own line now.
By Guest Blogger John Fawkes For much of my life, I needed large amounts of caffeine just to get by. As a kid, that meant a liter or two of Dr. Pepper a day. As an adult, it meant energy drinks and green tea. Because of my addiction, I was always twitchy and nervous, and […]
Ayurveda an ancient science of life originated through the Vedas which mainly emphasized on the maintenance of health and prevention of the disease.
If you are an avid coffee or energy drink consumer then you are aware of how addicting caffeinated beverages can be. A few hours after missing your scheduled dose the caffeine withdrawal symptoms start to set in. Last year I did a caffeine detox and it wasn’t pretty for me nor the people I live with and […]
For all the coffee addicts out there, it’s time for some good news. For as long as we remember, we were told that cup of coffee wakes you up – acts as a stimulant and interferes with sleep. But latest research out of the United Kingdom and Japan has suggested that drinking a cup of […]
By Guest Blogger Ritu Bedi I am a recent ovarian cancer (stage 3C) survivor. I am a young professional, working with IBM and led an active and exciting life until May 2013, when my world was shattered by a diagnosis of cancer. What I thought were stomach cramps turned out to be the symptoms […]
Allow me to paint a picture for you. In a perfect world, I would wake up after a refreshing night of sleep at 5 am. Once up, I would have hit the mat and practice one hour of revitalizing yoga followed by a meditation session and then a healthy and nourishing breakfast (which I […]
“Its clothes that wear us, and not we them,” said writer Virginia Woolf. She wasn’t too off the mark. But is it really worth it? No, for we are putting ourselves at risk with what may seemingly look like innocuous fashion trends. Here’s how. They make you feel tall and statuesque; high heels do. But […]
Eating disorders develop when an individual becomes obsessed with food.
Refreshing and purging, this parsley and kale smoothie is perfect for summer as it hydrates and cleanses the entire body. Ingredients 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley along with the leaves and stems. 4 kale leaves. Remove the centre ribs. 1 cup frozen berries such as strawberries or raspberries for taste. 1 banana chopped. 1 teaspoon crushed […]
There are many reasons for Ghee having gained a bad reputation amongst those who are diet-conscious. Yes, Ghee is composed of saturated fats and can lead to obesity if eaten in huge portions. However, the key is to eat ghee made from cow’s milk, and also find a pure, organic version that doesn’t include any […]
Ginger is one item which is distinctive and either you will love it or hate it. But if you are athlete or play a sport, there are some good reasons why you should incorporate ginger in your diet more regularly. It Helps Deal with Nausea If you want to cool an unstable stomach, then ginger […]