1. Two things to check as often as you can (1) Your blood pressure (2) Your blood sugar 2. Six things to reduce to the minimum on your foods: (1) Salt (2) sugar (3) preserved meat and foods (4) red meat especially roasted (5) dairy products (6) starchy products 3. Four things to increase in your foods’ (1) Greens/vegetables (2) beans (3) fruits (4) nuts 4. Three things you need to forget: (1) Your age (2) your past (3) your grievances 5. Four things you must…Read More
World Cancer Day 2019: What Foods And Drinks Are Most Likely To Cause Cancer?
World Cancer Day 2019: The estimated number of deaths due to cancer in 2018 was 9.5 million, which amounts to a whopping 26,000 deaths a day. This number is expected to increase as environmental stresses increase, air quality worsens, lifestyles and eating habits too! World Cancer Day is an international day, marked on 4th February to increase awareness of cancer, and to encourage its prevention, early detection and treatment. The theme for World Cancer Day 2019 is – ‘I am and I will‘. The estimated number of deaths due to cancer…Read More
What Are The Causes, Diet Tips And Home Remedies For Keratoconus?
By: Alyssa Moylan If you have keratoconus, you should know the best and natural ways to cure it. Keratoconus is a rare eye condition that causes your eye’s cornea to bulge or deteriorate. There are many natural ways available to get rid of this condition. It is always helpful to treat every problem in its earlier stages because it will create further complications if the condition is left untreated. In this article, you will get to know the symptoms of keratoconus, and how kind of exercise and natural remedies you…Read More
Allergy Cure: Role of Changes in Diet and Lifestyle in the Treatment
Diet and our daily activities and lifestyle have an important bearing on the symptoms and control of allergy. The conservative management of allergy includes changes in the diet and lifestyle of the individual. Changes in the Diet A low-allergen diet, also known as an elimination diets is often recommended to people with suspected allergy, especially food allergy. It is also used as a diagnostic tool to find out if avoiding foods that commonly trigger allergies will provide relief from symptoms. In this diet, certain foods and food additives should be…Read More
Regular Cycling Keeps You Young and Your Immune System Strong: Study
Cycling regularly may help keep you rejuvenated, young and disease-free, claims a new study. The study published in the journal Aging Cell, revealed that those who cycle enough can delay the onset of diseases normally associated with middle-age or old age by strengthening your immunity system as compared to those who are healthy, but did not exercise regularly. For the study scientists examined 125 amateur cyclists aged 55 to 79. Thymus gland which makes immune cells called T-cells begin to shrink with time, typically after the age of 20. But…Read More
World Health Day tomorrow: 5 Foods To Keep Your Eyes Healthy
There are certain nutrients which are required for good vision. Some of them may include Lutein, Zeaxanthin, Beta-carotene, vitamin A, zinc, vitamin C, Vitamin E, omega-3 fatty acid, etc. If your diet lacks all these nutrients, perhaps it is time to revamp your diet. 7th April is celebrated as the World Health Day. This year the theme for World Health Day is ‘Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere’. With the increased use of smart phones, screen time and poor nutrition, we are somewhere taking our health for granted. Our eye health…Read More
Tips For Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle In Winter
Make sure you are getting right nutrition this chilly season. The onset of winters can prove to be a health hazard if you are not following a nutritious diet, and a balanced lifestyle. So make sure you are getting right nutrition this chilly season. Noorul Ameen, Naturopathy Physician at Organic India, lists down some tips to stay fit and enjoy the chilly season: * Turning to organic honey to boost immunity: Organic honey is nature’s nectar that not just tickles your taste buds but also contains several vitamins, minerals and…Read More
Breathe easier: A handful of walnuts daily cuts risk of asthma
A new study has found that a type of vitamin E found in walnuts may prevent the risk of asthma attacks by reducing airway inflammation. Numerous studies have emphasised the many health benefits of walnuts. Here’s another reason why you must include these nuts in your daily diet. According to researchers, a type of vitamin E found in these nuts may prevent the risk of asthma attacks by reducing airway inflammation. Gamma-tocopherol is a major form of vitamin E, which is abundant in nuts like walnuts and pecans and in the legume…Read More
Eat smart this Diwali!
By: Shimpli Patil The festive season has begun and the excitement sees no bounds. After having loads of fun during Navratri it’s now the festival of lights- Diwali. With Diwali comes outings, guests visit, dinner parties, etc. all of which are inevitable. More often than not we end up indulging in sweets and other sinful foods and then feel guilty for all the wrong eating, which then makes us look for some easy and quick ways to shed off those extra kilos that we gained during the festive season. But,…Read More
High salt intake may double heart failure risk
According to a study, consumption of excessive salt doubles the risk of heart diseases and failure. High salt (sodium chloride) intake is one of the major causes of high blood pressure and an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke. Love to eat salted wafers, nuts, french fries and other processed foods? Beware, according to a study, high salt intake is associated with a doubled risk of heart failure. The findings showed that people who consume more than 13.7 grams of salt daily may be at two…Read More