We’re living in extraordinary times. With India on a 21-day lockdown to fight against COVID-19 coronavirus, we are all confined to our homes. Not only are we working from home, dealing with household chores while self-isolating in the absence of house help, and managing bored kids, we are also struggling with limited availability of groceries […]
Intermittent fasting is not some quick-fix diet for weight loss. Instead, Intermittent Fasting (IF) is a timed approach to losing excess body fat, and keeping it off in the long run. Unlike other traditional diets that restrict calories or food groups, intermittent fasting becomes a lifestyle change that involves cycling between periods of eating and […]
Beta glucans are naturally-occurring polysaccharides or complex carbohydrates with many benefits. They stimulate the immune system by increasing chemicals and white blood cells, which prevent infections.
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is used for relieving the symptoms of menopause by topping up the two main hormones present in a woman’s body: a) Estrogen and b) Progesterone.
For years, depression has been swept under the carpet of complex terms like cognitive behavioural psychology and brain biochemistry. Sadly, it was never linked to something more fundamental to our everyday existence—our dependence on sugar. There is growing consensus in the world of medicine that sugar is one of the biggest contributors to changes that […]
Here’s a list of some of the side-effects you can expect and tips on how you can cope with each of them
The best way to tackle allergies is to find the root cause of the issue and then proceed to eradicate it from the system completely, and this is what herbal remedies do.
Does a light summer breeze give you chills? Do you sweat profusely when you step out into the sun even though it isn’t too hot outside?
alternate day fasting is a viable dietary strategy for weight loss and protection of heart in obese adults
If you are suffering from nearsightedness, don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Myopia, or nearsightedness, is the most common eye disorder in the world. Nearly 30% of US population is affected by the condition. It is estimated that nearly 9.6 million adults in the United States are severely nearsighted. Do genetics play a role in this […]
Even if genetics play a role in heart diseases, you can minimize the risk by making changes to your diet and lifestyle
By 2050, the number of Americans suffering from AMD are predicted to increase from 48 million to 88 million.
TZDs can disturb this function and increase the retention of corrosive salt by our kidneys.
Eye exercises are one of the most effective measures to improve vision. Let’s look at four easy-to-follow tips for eye care.
GERD or chronic acid reflux can be a difficult condition to deal with for most people. And if left unchecked for long, it does poses some serious risks related to the esophagus
It’s found that patients who take sitagliptin are more likely to suffer from pancreatitis than those taking any other medication.
Proper diet and nutrition play a vital part in keeping the acid flux in check. Here are some foods that help fight acid reflux..
A healthy digestive tract has a complex ecosystem of about 400 bacteria. This natural microflora consists of good (symbiotic) bacteria and bad (pathogenic or disease causing) bacteria.
Good stomach acid production happens when eating is a relaxed & conscious process rather than a haphazard one. Food is life-giving material, so it should get the respect it deserves
There is no concrete evidence on why some people get asthma while some don’t. However, experts believe that asthma is a result of a combination of environmental and genetic factors.