Sitting for long hours increases risk of metabolic disease

In our last blog we discussed about the different states of physical activity/ lifestyle and that our calorie intake needs to be equal to the level of physical activity. Today most of us city dwellers in white collar jobs fall into “Sedentary” lifestyle category. Infact not just adults but also kids are becoming more and…

What is GERD and How to avoid it

Do you experience frequent heartburns? And not not sure why they are caused and how to prevent them? Heart burns or acid reflux are quite common. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the chronic, more severe form of acid reflux. Gastroesophageal refers to the stomach and esophagus. Reflux means to flow back or return. Therefore, gastroesophageal reflux…

10 diet changes to overcome gastric problems

Most Indians suffer from gastric problems due to faulty eating habits and lifestyle patterns. They tend to overeat and consider antacid as a quick solution to the uneasiness following a heavy fatty meal.

Programmed to eat LARGE!

  How often have you fallen for an ad asking you to buy more ? Buy 2 ltr COLA for 30% less ? Or Get cola and dessert free with every large pizza? Or Buy 3 packs of biscuit and get one FREE ? You get the drift, we have all fallen prey to these seemingly…

Preventive measures for women’s health

As we grower older, our body needs to be cared better as the chances of health issues are much greater. Especially for women, as time passes, they need to pay more attention to their well being because several changes are taking place in their bodies about which they need to be aware of. 

World Asthma Day

Asthma is an increasing global health burden, especially in the urbanized world. Public health interventions are sought to lessen its prevalence or severity. Diet and nutrition have been identified as potential factors.

Steps to control Asthma better

Treating Asthma effectively involves regular tracking and measuring of how well your lungs are functioning. Pro-active approach in managing your Asthma treatment will help maintain long-term asthma control, preventing asthma attacks and avoid long term problems.

Significance of Preventive healthcare

As we age our responsibilities, expectations and demands increase. The age between 30 to 50 years is supposed to be the most productive age for most and also the most demanding. Its paramount that we keep ourselves fit to be able to cope with the pressures of life. Most of the studies across the world…

Watermelon the perfect summer snack

Summers’ are synonymous with heat, sweat, dehydration and the refreshing watermelon! If you thought that watermelons are just a thirst quenching summer treat then think again. Most people think watermelon is just water and sugar as it contains 92% of water, but its packed with nutrients that makes it the ideal snack to beat the…

Potassium – causes of low or high levels in your body

In our last blog we discussed about the importance of potassium in human body. Potassium is a chemical (electrolyte), critical for the proper functioning of nerve and muscles cells, particularly heart muscle cells. However, one must understand that too low or too high levels of it can have adverse effects on our body. Let’s look…

How does Potassium help your body

When you talk about nutrients, minerals or chemicals that are essential for healthy functioning of our body, potassium is probably not one that springs to your mind. According to Mayo Clinic, Potassium is a chemical (electrolyte) is critical for the proper functioning of nerve and muscles cells, particularly heart muscle cells.

Personal health record – A tool to manage your health better

All of us at one point or other go through a phase where we personally experience or are managing people with multiple medical conditions. We all know the stress of managing doctor visits, multiple medications, remembering appointments, etc. Keeping track of it all can be a challenge. With personal health record management system, you can…