Your overall good health and fitness.
Sadness and depression are often confused as both are considered the same but are not. There's a thin line that differentiates the two and understanding this difference may help process both in a healthier way.
The month of July is observed as Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month. Initiated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the goal is to spread awareness on the importance or more like the need to protect yourself from the harmful effects of UV rays.
In India, the monsoon season typically lasts from June to September. As much as we love to enjoy the monsoon rains, one thing we do not like about the monsoon season is that it brings along a host of diseases and infections that can pose health risks to you and your family.
Food poisoning (FP) is a food-borne illness caused due to the consumption of contaminated water or foods that contain infectious bacteria, virus, parasites or their toxins. The symptoms such as diarrhoea, bloating or vomiting start within hours. Food poisoning symptoms can be mild or serious.
Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland doesn't produce enough thyroid hormone which is necessary for the good metabolism and mental and physical growth of the body. In other words, the thyroid hormone in our body go down causing weight gain, decrease in metabolism, constipation, anaemia, and many other noticeable health concerns.
With the arrival of the monsoon season, it is very important to take care of diets. In the rainy season, chances of microbial infections are high as the weather favours the rapid growth of the food-borne microbes.
Diabetes mellitus or diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when the pancreas doesn't produce any or enough insulin. Insulin helps regulate the blood sugar level by either absorbing the glucose in the blood or storing it in your body for future usage.
Cooking oil serves an integral part in almost all types of culinary practices and it helps bring out a distinct flavour and texture in foods. From sautéing, frying to roasting and baking, cooking oil plays an imperative role in various cooking methods.
Do you know how many people are affected by diabetes in India? According to the International Diabetes Federation, in the year 2017, there were over 72,946,400 cases of diabetes in India. The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that diabetes will be the seventh leading cause of death in 2030.
October 15 is the Global Handwashing Day. Handwashing is an important hand hygiene technique that helps in preventing disease and keeps your food safe.
Nitric oxide is essential for several processes that take place in the human body. When heart-healthy conditions are sensed, for instance low cholesterol and physical activity, then more amount of nitric oxide is released. However, situations wherein levels of nitric oxide go low can turn harmful.
Heart attack and stroke develop from blockages in the blood vessels but the difference is that they affect different critical functions of the body. The symptoms of heart attack and stroke also differ. Heart attack starts with chest pain and the latter one starts with a sudden and powerful headache.
Biotin, also known as Vitamin H or B7, is a water-soluble vitamin belonging to the family of B complex vitamins. The word biotin originates from the Greek word 'biotos', implying 'life' or 'sustenance'. It helps the body to convert food into energy by metabolising fats, protein and carbohydrates.
When it comes to the matter of heart and at the cost of our life, blood thinners or blood thinning foods and medications play a very important role. If you are suffering from heart problems and complications, it is said that you should start consuming foods that have properties of a natural blood thinner.
Ayurveda has its origin in ancient India and is supposed to be 15,000 years old. When you start thinking about how to lose weight, a myriad of thoughts come into your mind. You start surfing the Internet to get all the necessary information regarding the same.
When it comes to our oral health, or dental health, many of us neglect it, as we do not link our dental health to our overall health. Many of us are still under the impression that our teeth are only there to help us break down food and give structure to our face. However, the health of the teeth and oral health in general have an impact on your overall health as well.
Adequate sleep is as important as having nutritious food when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The way poor lifestyle habits, untimely meals and lack of exercise cause many diseases, lack of enough sleep can also cause serious health problems. Individuals need at least six hours of sleep every day for the mind to function properly and for the body to remain healthy.
Summer is here and so is the heat. Excess body heat develops when your body is unable to maintain coolness under the temperature. Body heat is not a serious condition, but it should be taken seriously so that it does not affect your health at an extreme level. It is important to stay hydrated during the summer, as your body tends to lose water at a faster pace due to excessive sweating.
That's an advice for anyone. Not our definition of healthy, but eating what's actually healthy. It's essential to figure out what is right for your body. Fruits and vegetables should be a part of your diet every day. Don't get carried away by the new diets you see are the fad. They are expensive to be on and let's be honest, they might not work for you.
Physical health is directly related to the nutrition provided by the food you eat. It means providing the body with the required nutrition and having a healthy, working, muscular system.
Making your own meals is better, rather than buying processed food from outside. But, sometimes, due to your busy schedule, cooking food for yourself isn't possible. However, health-conscious people will make sure that they add the safest and healthy ingredients in their food.
Despite the fine lines between the three - Yoga, Pranayama, and Meditation - they are confused with each other more than often. It stands true that all three of them aim at offering you better health and a peaceful and tranquil lifestyle. But in terms of methodologies and approaches, the relationship between them is a bit complex.
Smoking claims the lives of over seven million people each year and of those around 900,000 non-smokers die each year, because they are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke. In a public place, where people are smoking tobacco and the non-smokers who are inhaling the smoke can potentially affect them as well.
Once in a while, we all feel the need to unwind and de-stress, so that we can cleanse our minds and feel fresher and healthier mentally, right? Just like how we need to de-stress in order to feel mentally healthy, similarly, we also must cleanse our body physically, in order to get rid of the harmful toxins.
Osteoporosis is considered as a women's disease by most men; but men are more prone to break a bone due to osteoporosis than to get prostate cancer. Men are more prone because of their lifestyle and habits and only a few can recognize the problem before breaking a bone.
At some point in our life, all of us require medical assistance and medical devices such as contact lens, glasses, or with growing age hip and knee replacement. Knee pain is seen that a majority of the population above the age group of 40 years are suffering from mild to acute knee pain. It further aggravates with growing age, and in due course of time, this extreme pain can lead to impairment in walking.