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 […]

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 […]

A dozen benefits of eating eggs

Eggs are a very good source of inexpensive, high quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white along with vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat and cholesterol than the yolk

A dozen benefits of eating eggsEggs are an important and versatile ingredient for cooking, as their particular chemical makeup is literally the glue of many important baking reactions. Since the domestication of the chicken, people have been enjoying and nourishing themselves with eggs. As a long time symbol of fertility and rebirth, the egg has taken its place in religious […]

Amazing foods to keep your hair strong and healthy

Your hair is your crowning glory. Healthy, thick and shiny tresses improve your looks by many notches. Both men and women aspire to have lustrous and full hair. If you have nutritional deficiencies, hair may be brittle or can shed. But, a healthy balanced will provide you essential nutrients for healthy hair, says Manjari Chandra, Senior Consultant Nutritionist, Max Multi Speciality Centre, New Delhi

Amazing foods to keep your hair strong and healthyA healthy, balanced diet is the first line of defense for great hair. Just like your skin, the condition of your hair is an outward sign of inside health. The cells that make up each strand of hair require a regular supply of key nutrients. Eating a variety of healthy foods will give you the […]

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 […]

12 health benefits of drinking pomegranate juice

Adding pomegranate juice to your diet reduce your risk for chronic disease and inflammation. Do check with your doctor before drinking it every day to be sure that it won’t interfere with your medications

12 health benefits of drinking pomegranate juiceFresh juice doesn’t have to be green or full of spinach to be healthy. Pomegranate juice contains more than 100 phytochemicals. Pomegranate juice contains higher levels of antioxidants than most other fruit juices. The pomegranate fruit has been used for thousands of years as medicine. Today, pomegranate juice is being studied for its many health […]

Lack of fibre can play havoc with your health

Colon cancer is one rapidly increasing cancer in India especially in Mumbai and one of its reasons is a lack of fibre intake

Lack of fibre can play havoc with your healthThe amount of fibre consumed by people is dropping at an alarming rate. This has led to a rise in health problems among people, say doctors. They believe westernisation of our food habits has led people to be prone to diseases like colon cancer, obesity and health problems related to obesity, constipation, etc. Dr Nupur […]