Changes in the way wheat is processed has led to increased incidence of gluten intolerance. Replace wheat with this grain which is rich in protein and can aid weight loss. Gluten intolerance has become quite common nowadays. It is characterised by adverse reactions to consuming gluten, which is a protein found rye, wheat and barley. Gluten intolerance is mostly likely to cause celiac disease, a condition which may damage digestive system. Non-celiac gluten intolerance is the one which results in comparatively less severe symptoms. Gluten intolerance can cause bloating, constipation, diarrhoea, headaches,…Read More
Nature Cure for Anaemia
Anaemia, which means ” lacking in blood “, is among the most common diseases affecting human beings. It denotes a shortage of rich red blood cells and colouring matter and usually results from consumption of refined foods. The blood flowing in our veins and arteries is really living tissue. Nearly half of it consists of red blood cells which carry oxygen to the tissues. Approximately one trillion ( 10,000 million ) new blood cells are formed in the bone marrow daily. The raw materials required in the production of these…Read More
World Breastfeeding week: More women are breastfeeding in India than before
More mothers in India are now breastfeeding their babies, especially within the recommended one hour of birth, than a decade ago, government data shows. If compared globally the percentage may seem low, but there has been a significant improvement in breastfeeding practices among both rural and urban Indian women. According to the recent National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 that was released last year, 41.6% children under 3 years of age were breastfed within one hour of birth in 2015-16 as compared to 23.4% in 2005-06. Close to 55% of country’s children are exclusively breastfed,…Read More
World Schizophrenia Day- Schizophrenia treatment in India — with medication, therapy & other alternatives
Everything you wanted to know about multidisciplinary treatment with medications and psychosocial intervention. Dr Anitha Anchan World Schizophrenia Day is observed on May 24 every year. A number of myths surround schizophrenia because of which there are a number of misconceptions. Schizophrenia is well-known but most misunderstood mental illness. The term schizophrenia means ‘split mind.’ The disorder can be extremely disruptive. Persons suffering from this mental disorder have weakened perception or expression of reality and significant social or occupational dysfunction. Schizophrenics demonstrate disorganized thinking, and experiences delusions or hallucinations. Their…Read More
Home Remedies for Typhoid Fever
Note: Do consult your doctor for proper diagnosis and treament of this condition. Use home remedies just as an adjunct treatment. Typhoid fever, also known as typhoid, is a bacterial infection of the intestinal tract and bloodstream. It is most commonly caused due to the Salmonella typhi (S. typhi) bacterium. Once the bacteria enters the body throughcontaminated food, drinks or water, they multiply and spread from the intestines into the bloodstream. The bacteria travel through the blood to your lymph nodes, liver, spleen, gallbladder and other parts of…Read More
गर्मी में कोल्ड ड्रिंक नहीं, पिएं ये 11 देसी ड्रिंक्स ! इनको बनाना है बहुत ही आसान
गर्मी में डिहाइड्रेशन से बचने के लिए कोल्ड ड्रिंक या सोडा पीने के बजाय नेचुरल चीजों से बने ड्रिंक्स पीने की सलाह डॉक्टर्स भी देते हैं। इसमें डाले जाने वाले अलग-अलग मसालों से न सिर्फ टेस्ट बढ़ता है, बल्कि हेल्थ के लिए भी यह फायदेमंद है। हम बता रहे हैं ऐसे ही 11 देसी ड्रिंक्स के बारे में। आम का पना कच्चे आम का पना गर्मी में लू से बचने का बेस्ट ऑप्शन है। इसमें विटामिन सी की मात्रा ज्यादा होती है जिससे आपको तुरंत एनर्जी मिलती है। कैसे बनाएं…Read More
Jeera Water – 8 Reasons Why You Must Drink It!
By Dr. Rishi Mishra Jeera or cumin can do more than add flavour to your food. For your health to benefit from jeera, boil a spoon of raw jeera with a cup of water and strain it. This tea can help resolve a number of health issues, skin and hair problems. This should ideally be taken on an empty stomach in the morning. Some of the health benefits of jeera water are: ▶ It aids digestion: A glass of jeera water in the morning can stimulate the production…Read More
Have We Been Cooking Rice The Right Way or Poisoning Ourselves Instead?
Rice is an important staple in India. There are many states across the country that cannot function without their daily dose of rice. Take West Bengal for instance, or Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Goa, Assam and Meghalaya, among others. Across the globe too, rice is used in the making of various regional delicacies. While the most common method of cooking is to boil it in water, you can also grind soaked rice to make a batter, or pound it into a coarse powder and use. There’s no doubt that we…Read More