Immunity boosting nutrients which you should include in your kid’s diet

The right nutrition in early years of life, starting from birth, is crucial in building a strong immune system of your child; and parents play a pivotal role in laying this foundation. A well-balanced nutritious diet can strengthen your children’s immune system resulting in fewer episodes of runny noses, colds and gastrointestinal symptoms

Immunity boosting nutrients which you should include in your kid’s dietA balance mix of all major nutrients along with essential vitamins and minerals, can keep your child’s immune system strong. Good nutrition helps in early recovery, more efficiently and leading to less complications. When children get exposed to viruses or pathogens, someone with a weakened immune system is more vulnerable to catch infection than one […]

Poor sleep linked to a lack of essential vitamins and minerals

A new study based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) suggests that sleep quality may be linked to a lack of essential vitamins and minerals in the diet, with the strongest association being seen in women

Poor sleep linked to a lack of essential vitamins and mineralsNHANES is a nationally representative sample of American adults that aims to assess the health status of both adults and children throughout the US through interviews and physical examinations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that adults get over seven hours of sleep per night. However, in a data analysis study carried […]

Here’s how whole grains can play a role in protecting your liver

Eating whole grains and cereal may reduce the risk of liver cancer. That's according to findings presented Tuesday (April 1) here at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

Here’s how whole grains can play a role in protecting your liverEating a diet rich in whole grains and dietary fibre has been linked to numerous health benefits, including a lower risk of insulin resistance, high insulin levels in the blood and inflammation in the body – all of which are risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer. With that in […]

Common and mineral supplements provide no health benefit, reveals study

The most commonly consumed vitamin and mineral supplements provide no consistent health benefit or harm, suggests a new study led by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto

Common and mineral supplements provide no health benefit, reveals studyPublished today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the systematic review of existing data and single randomised control trials published in English from January 2012 to October 2017 found that multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C – the most common supplements – showed no advantage or added risk in the prevention […]

Pune: Doctors warn about self-medicating on multivitamins

Doctors in Pune have warned people in regards with using multivitamins without consultation, as it  can have a negative effect on health. Doctors stressed that knowing the dosage is important. One should not consume them if one does not have any health issues as excess consumption can have side effects. As the body cannot cope with increased amounts of vitamin and mineral supplements

Pune: Doctors warn about self-medicating on multivitaminsDoctors in Pune have noticed that many people are taking multivitamin tablets doctor’s prescription. Unmonitored intake of such tablets can be harmful to health Dr Ramesh Bhosale, Gynaecologist from Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) said, “Excess intake of these tablets is not good for health and people these days have been found to take it without […]

Do you keep moving your legs? You may have Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder of the part of the nervous system that causes an urge to move the legs and is commonly seen in females than in males. RLS can be treated with home remedies, lifestyle changes, or medication, say experts

Do you keep moving your legs? You may have Restless Legs SyndromeRLS is a condition marked by unpleasant leg sensations while resting. Arti Shroff, a Clinical Psychologist in Mumbai said “Restless leg syndrome belongs to the class of neuro – motor and sleep – wake disorders. It is characterized by a constant and persistent urge to move the legs by shaking, stomping and rubbing the legs […]