Health

Ayurveda tips for complete health, experts say these 10 help build immunity

Ayurveda seems to have taken a back-seat in the hustle bustle of modern life, with material comforts becoming the norm while we ignore the various gifts that nature has to offer to us on an everyday basis. Instead of being in harmony with nature, we have adopted artificial practices that disturb the equilibrium of mind and body. We can’t sleep, ... Read More »

Gout, the painful condition doesn’t increase your risk of fracture

People who suffer from gout, a painful inflammatory arthritis, may not have an increased risk of fracture as earlier believed, says a new study. Gout is a common form of arthritis that can affect anyone. Sudden, sever attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness, often to the joint at the base of the big toe accompany this condition. A gout ... Read More »

Diabetes and heart disease should be top health priorities

Chronic diseases claim more Indian lives than infectious diseases, and take a huge toll: Between 2012 and 2030, non-communicable diseases and mental health conditions are expected to cost India $4.58 trillion. The government supports states to respond, but much more needs to be done. New research for India Consensus, a collaboration between Tata Trusts and Copenhagen Consensus, reveals some strategies ... Read More »

8 Best Amaranth Recipes For Healthy Lifestyle

Amaranth, also known as Ramdana, is one of the oldest grains that are cultivated in India. Amaranth is power-packed with various healthy properties, including proteins, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants and is full of fibre. Therefore, adding amaranth to your daily diet will improve your health and keep you active. It is a known fact that daily consumption of amaranth will help you to ... Read More »

Pineapple Juice For Weight Loss: How To Use The Tarty Goodness To Shed Belly Fat

Vibrant, tropical, sweet and tarty, pineapple may be a tad tough fruit to peel, but we all know how addictive the juicy and pulpy fruit can get. Also called ananas in Hindi, pineapples are a regular feature in fruit chaats, raitas, chutney and smoothies. In addition to being ever-so delicious and amazing, pineapple is a storehouse of health benefits. According to the book, ‘Healing Foods’ by ... Read More »

Is It Safe For Diabetics To Have Honey? Here’s The Answer

Much has been said about Diabetes’ contribution of Global social and economic burden. It is one of the most common conditions not just in India but across the globe. According to the WHO, in the year 2014, 422 million people were diagnosed with diabetes across the world. The WHO also said that the prevalence of diabetes is steadily increasing in ... Read More »

Broccoli Nutrition: This Nutritional Showstopper Can Do Wonders For Your Health

Broccoli is the edible flowering head of a green plant that derived its name from the Italian plural broccolo- flowering crest of cabbage. Its history dates back to the 6th Century BC, and is the outcome of careful breeding of Brassica crops in northern Mediterranean region. A valuable food in the Roman Empire, it was taken to England in the mid-18th century ... Read More »

Vitamin A For Health: 5 Benefits Of Consuming Foods Rich In Vitamin A

Our body needs a number of nutrients in the form of minerals and vitamins to function properly. A deficiency of any of these minerals and vitamins leads to a deficiency in the body, which manifests itself in the form of a number of symptoms that can lead to illnesses. While some of these nutrients are produced by the body, some ... Read More »

Occasional fasting may be a fast fix for our health

Many people routinely fast, going hungry for a day or a couple of days either for spiritual or health reasons. Some say fasting cleanses toxins from the body. Others enjoy a spiritual awareness that hunger arouses. The irregular diet of our hunter-gatherer ancestors is often cited as an evolutionary basis for deliberately restricting our modern diet. Tens of millions of people of ... Read More »

Sharp rise under-11s referred for mental health help

There has been a sharp rise in the number of children under 11 referred for mental health treatment by schools in the last four years, figures show. Data obtained by children’s charity the NSPCC shows that schools in England have made a total of 123,713 referrals for specialist help since 2014-15. But more than half of these came from primary ... Read More »