‘Every person should focus on building a healthy body, mind and soul’

Mother is always the first teacher, who teaches us to be good human beings. Her teachings are always critical, pivotal and supreme in our lives. So, if we want to build a healthy future, first and foremost we need to educate our mothers. The cardinal principle of any healthy state should be to educate and […]

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Are you retiring? Have you made any considerations about your health post-retirement?

You’re ready to head for sunnier climes. But have you thought through your evolving health needs? Here’s a checklist. When we get close to retirement age, we’re all a little guilty of deluding ourselves into thinking how rosy it’ll be, long walks on the beach at sunset, meaningful volunteering to engage the mind, the warmth […]

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This woman’s relentless grit helps her recover from multiple life-threatening ailments

A sufferer of juvenile diabetes since the age of 7, Vumshi had developed morbid obesity over the years and was suffering from its multiple co-morbidities when she approached Aster CMI Hospital for treatment. The specialists at Aster CMI Hospital, after careful evaluation and assessment suggested she undergo bariatric surgery to help improve her quality of […]

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Here’s how to teach kids about food habits in an interactive way

Most families these days rarely get a chance to sit down and savour a homemade meal on a daily basis due to busy schedules to get all the work done. A child’s diet is inconvenienced due to lack of proper preparation or consuming a lot of takeout/ready-to-eat food, which can be unhealthy. This tends to […]

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Regular exercise may keep your body 30 years ‘younger,’ find scientists

These men and women also had much higher aerobic capacities than most people their age, the study showed, making them biologically about 30 years younger than their chronological ages, the study’s authors concluded. All of us are ageing every second, of course, which leads many of us also to be deeply interested in what we […]

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Mindfulness is a key factor in helping people lose weight, finds study

Mindfulness: A key factor in helping people lose weight, finds study

The principle behind mindfulness is very simple – one has to be fully present in the moment, focusing attention on external stimuli and their effects on the body and mind, learning to concomitantly acknowledge and dismiss unnecessary thoughts. Thus, learning mindfulness techniques can help us tone down the effects of stress and regain more enjoyment […]

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Know why a diverse diet may not always be the best healthy choice

Most healthy eating advice focuses on eating a variety of foods to ensure you’re sampling from a range of different food groups. That way, health experts say, you’re more likely to get everything that your body needs. But in the latest review of the topic, scientists found that having a diverse diet may not necessarily […]

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20 quick and easy ways to get healthier fast

20 quick and easy ways to get healthier fast

Grab your toes and pull “This boosts circulation after your feet have been cramped in shoes all day,” says Michele Summers Colon, DPM, a podiatrist in El Monte, California. “Without proper circulation, the muscles and nerves in our toes don’t work properly. And that can cause pain in your knees, hips, and back.” Wash the […]

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