Obesity and aesthetics: Risk factors of being overweight

It is crucial to understand the rising cause of obesity, and how important it is to get oneself checked in time to avoid increasing morbidity in the future. Obesity can be divided into three categories, i.e., overweight, obese, and morbid obesity. As the number of overweight and obese Indians are surging, so are the numbers […]

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13 healthy and nutritious high-fat foods you must include in your diet

13 healthy and nutritious high-fat foods you must include in your diet

We don’t have to tell you what a disaster the low-fat craze was. We all stopped eating many of our favourite foods thinking they were bad for us (welcome back, eggs and dark chocolate!) and ended up overweight, overly full of refined carbs, and sick. In the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, for the first […]

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Diet for lactating mothers

Diet for lactating mothers

Lactation period refers to the duration when the mother breastfeeds her child. A nutritious dietary intake is therefore important. The food intake should be such that it meets the mother’s nutritional requirements, besides ensuring adequate milk production for the baby.  You can achieve it by following these simple value additions to you daily diet, let’s […]

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Consuming a healthy diet slashes breast cancer death risk in older women

“Ours is the first randomised, controlled trial to prove that a healthy diet can reduce the risk of death from breast cancer. The balanced diet we designed is one of moderation, and after nearly 20 years of follow-up, the health benefits are still accruing,” lead investigator Dr Rowan Chlebowski from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, […]

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7 nutrition tips to help achieve your ‘New Year’s Resolution’

Many people find themselves at a crossroad when it comes to following their New Year’s resolution which aims at better fitness. A healthier diet and fit lifestyle are on the top of many people’s resolution list; however, sticking to the resolution after holidays can be tough! Greasy food, holiday sweets and consumption of alcohol can […]

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Winter-proof your body: Eat these foods to pump up your immune system

Winter is coming and, especially with the cold and flu season, it’s important to know what we can do to keep a strong and balanced immune system to stay healthy and avoid infections. Experts have put together a complete guide about the foods to eat to help you boost your immunity. Manjari Chandra, Senior Consultant […]

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Cardiac arrest prevention tips: Know about the best strategies to keep heart healthy

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is an unforgiving condition that doesn’t choose its victims, whether they’re children or adults. It’s not modest either, taking the lives of around 200,000 teens and children on a yearly level, according to statistics. However, there is hope to be found, since these deaths can be prevented if you learn to […]

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“Eat seasonal, local and regional”

#WorldFoodDay: ‘Eat seasonal, local and regional food’

Prehabilitation is necessary as I see rise in a number of cases of the youngsters having hypertension and diabetes. So, to combat these diseases, one has to make healthy lifestyle modifications. Prehabilitation is related to diet (ahar), physical activity (vihar) and sleep (nidra). While talking about diet, these are few questions that on should keep […]

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Can eating nuts lower fatal stroke risk?

A study presented at the on-going ESC Congress 2019 in Paris, France suggests eating nuts at least twice a week is associated with a 17 per cent lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD). ESC is the world’s largest cardiovascular conference. This study, which took place in Iran, examined the association between nut consumption […]

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