Your overall good health and fitness.
Every year, the second Monday in February is observed as International Epilepsy Day to promote awareness of epilepsy in more than 130 countries each year. The Day is a joint initiative by the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE).
Zinc is an essential nutrient required by the body to fight off infections. Its supplementation, often in the form of lozenges is administered for the treatment of the common cold soon after the onset of symptoms.
A study talks about the neuroprotective effects of sea moss. The presence of proteins, amino acids, peptides and pigments in sea moss help lower the accumulation of the protein alpha-synuclein which is the cause of neurodegeneration.
Ideas for healthy gifts for Valentines Day are dark chocolate, red wine, home-cooked dinner, a new mattress, couples massage, cooking class etc. This Valentines Day say I Love You in the form of healthy gifts. Well, what better gift than the gift of good health.
According to a study, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli are an excellent source of phytochemicals, including sulforaphane, glucosinolates, phenolics, dietary minerals and antioxidant vitamins that help fight flu and common cold.
According to the data provided in a study, jungle jalebi contains vitamin C, vitamin B1, B2, B3, vitamin K, iron, calcium, phosphorus, protein, dietary fibre, sodium and vitamin A.
Flavonoids are plant-based polyphenolic compounds that have a wide range of health benefits, including antiviral (to fight flu) and anti-influenza (to fight the common cold) activity. They not only help fight the pathogens but inhibit their replication, regulate the immune system and improves gut microbiome.
Hangovers result from alcohol disruption of the biological rhythms or when the impurities produced during alcohol distillation can make you feel nauseous. Can coffee cure hangover?
As vanaspati is hydrogenated industrially, it contains a significant amount of trans fatty acids which is associated with a high risk of cardiovascular diseases.
When a bamboo shoot reaches its life expectancy, it starts flowering in mass along with producing seeds for new trees to grow. The seeds from the dying bamboo shoot are actually the bamboo rice which is green in colour, tiny and shaped likes rice when harvested.
White peas are a great source of cholesterol-lowering fibre. The fibre shows a positive effect on cholesterol levels by lowering the total and LDL cholesterol in the body.
Health myths are common. It is important to be aware of what is right and what is misleading and wrong. From fad diets to instant disease cures, there are plenty of health myths out there. Always keep an eye out and fact check the information.
Hunger identifies the present state of mind of a person when they get a sudden "urge" to eat. Based on mindful eating, there are seven different types of hunger: mind, heart, eyes, nose, mouth, cells and stomach.
A study says that in several low and middle-income countries, the incidences of malnutrition in teenage girls are high, leading them to poor health, nutritional disorders and biological developmental issues.
Benefits of magic mushrooms include treating depression, alcohol and drug addictions, ceasing smoking habit and symptoms of PTSD. Studies on the benefits of magic mushroom are primarily focused on using psilocybin mushrooms to treat a wide range of psychiatric and behavioural disorders.
Leeches are used for many therapeutic purposes such as skin diseases, reproductive problems, dental issues, nervous system abnormalities and inflammatory problems.
Acupressure points for gas and other minor stomach ailments can help relieve trapped gas, reduce bloating, and promote digestive health.
Neem leaves are a major source of immunity booster and are commonly used in the treatment of dengue, which is the most dreadful of all the monsoon diseases.
Vitamins are substances that our body needs to work properly, so that we grow, develop and maintain daily functions efficiently. Every vitamin has specific roles to play. Many people these days are prescribed multivitamin tablets on a regular basis.
There are around 21 different types of onions and from all these varieties, the three widely consumed onion varieties are spring onions, shallots and red onions.
Common foods to lower cholesterol levels are almonds, soybean, flaxseed, onion, avocado, psyllium husk, virgin coconut oil, coriander seeds, fenugreek, garlic, turmeric etc. Changing the foods you eat can help lower your cholesterol and improve the amount of fats in your bloodstream.
Pomegranate tea is brewed either from the crushed seeds of pomegranate, peels, dried flowers or concentrated juices mixed with green, white or any herbal tea.
Health benefits of marijuana include pain relief, stress management, cancer prevention and improved sleep quality; and side effects of marijuana include anxiety, restlessness, nausea and vomiting. Regular marijuana use can impact your mind and body.
Meditation has many benefits, such as improved sleep, stress and pain management, improved concentration and attention, and so on. We will help you meditate better and easier by guiding you through a list of meditation tips.
Some of the common signs which indicate that someone is nearing the end of their life are pain, appetite change, anxiety and depression, excessive sleeping, confusion, shortness or breath, delirium etc.
Mindful eating is not just about choosing the right food or the right time to eat, it is inclusive of all that comes before and after it, such as, making the shopping list, buying groceries, prepping the food, serving the food and so on.
Did you know that pine nuts or say, chilgoza pine nuts are one of the most nutritional species of pine? They are good for managing diabetes, weight loss and prevention of many chronic diseases.
Headaches are one of the most common disorders affecting the nervous system. Be it a sudden throb or a constant pain; headaches can be quite agonising and make it difficult for you to function normally.
Makar Sankranti delicacies include til laddu, laai, payesh, pongal and makara chaula. They are made with healthy ingredients such as jaggery, sesame seeds, coconut and chickpeas which are known to play a major role in disease and infection prevention.
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