Desi Tadka with Olive Oil

  When we hear of olive oil, we imagine it as the oil used for Western cooking which involves low temperatures and shorter cooking time. So far the common understanding was that olive oil is best suited for pastas and salads. We cannot imagine an aloo gobi cooked in olive oil;forget frying samosas in it!…

Importance of water for a healthy kidney

Insufficient water intake causes extreme concentration of urine and increases the solute load in the body. This increases the burden of filtration on the kidneys and impacts its normal functioning.

6 tips to build corporate wellness culture

Wellness, is a term most of us have often come across in mailers sent by the HR department, asking you to complete your Health risk assessments (HRA) or to get you annual health check done. But “Wellness” goes far beyond just filling out HRA questionnaire or taking a biometric test. Of course a HRA/ biometric…

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.

Super foods – Flax seeds

Consuming all kinds of seeds is now becoming a popular trend among health enthusiasts. Seeds have the potential to grow into a new plant so obviously they carry a powerhouse of nutrients and growth factors. Along with being so nutrient dense, they also have the ability to provide a feeling of fullness/ satiety.

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…

Vaccination for Adults

When you talk about immunization, most people think it’s for children only. However, many physicians will tell you that adult vaccination is the most ignored part of healthcare services. 

Super foods – Ragi

Finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.) also known as Ragi in  southern India and Nachni in northern India is one of the important cereals, nutritionally it is higher in protein and minerals in comparison to other cereals and millets. It is a great source of protein and minerals, making it ideal source of nutrition for vegetarians….

Lifestyle habits of healthy families

Happy families are often healthy families! Have you were wondered how they keep themselves healthy. We have seen too many parents stress out regarding food habits, lack of physical activity and health of their kids, not realizing that kids are mostly influenced by the habits and lifestyles of their parents. Read on to know a…

Vitamin D and its benefits

Vitamin D is important for good overall health and strong and healthy bones. It’s also an important factor in making sure your muscles, heart, lungs and brain work well and that your body can fight infection. Your body can make its own vitamin D from sunlight. You can also get vitamin D from supplements and small…

Food habits of healthy families

Healthy families are often happy families. If appropriate health measures are adopted by the family members from the beginning then they become a habit rather than a chore ! Next generation learns from the earlier one and the wellness tradition continues. Here are some food habits of healthy families