Tag Archives: health

15 houseplants that have amazing health benefits

Houseplants not only look pretty and brighten up our home, but they can also be great for our mental and physical health. Compost Direct has created a new infographic revealing the health benefits of different types of houseplants. This includes jasmine which can help regulate emotions, pineapple plants to help get a good night’s sleep and feverfew to relieve headaches. Take a ... Read More »

Bipasha Basu to reveal health and fitness secrets on new digital platform

Bollywood actor and fitness lover Bipasha Basu is looking at starting a digital platform to share what keeps her healthy and fit. Her social media posts revolve around fitness, and encourage people to hit the gym and try different types of exercise. In a recent interview to IANS, Basu admitted that she is looking to share fitnesss-related information through a ... Read More »

Red Wine Or White Wine: Which Is Better For Your Health?

There are times when we often end up having a hard time struggling to pick the right wine for the evening. And, it becomes even more difficult when we have to decide between red wine and white wine. Both wines taste good and are perfect drinks to kick-start a lovely evening. But, if you are a fitness enthusiast and wondering which wine ... Read More »

Ayurveda For Health: A Complete Dietary Guide To Healthy Living

Ayurveda, our ancient system of medicine, is a science for life. It provides us with life tools to stay healthy, vibrant and realise our full human potential. Ayurvedafirmly believes that good health starts with proper metabolism of food and good robust digestion. It is based on the premise that food, when consumed according to our personal physiological needs, acts like a ... Read More »

Baking Soda Benefits: 11 Health And Beauty Benefits To Look Out For!

You may agree; we all have a box of baking soda, which is barely used and is tucked in a corner of the kitchen shelf. This highly neglected humble kitchen ingredient is more than just adding fluff to your cakes and muffins. There are baking soda benefits that you may be unaware of. It is sodium bicarbonate that is not ... Read More »

Turn to dairy for bone health: Milk, yoghurt, cheese boosts bone density among men

Turns out that higher intake of dairy products, including milk, yoghurt and cheese, is associated with higher volumetric bone mineral density and vertebral strength at the spine in men. A new study conducted by a group of researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife’s Institute for Aging Research (IFAR), Wageningen University, Tilburg University, University of Reading, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) ... Read More »

Ladies, get fit. Good health before pregnancy reduces gestational diabetes risk

Turns out, better fitness in before pregnancy, reduces the risk of gestational diabetes in women. According to a University of Iowa-led study, expectant mothers who were fitter before pregnancy, are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes, a condition in which women develop diabetes during the last half of pregnancy, affects up to 14 percent of pregnant women ... Read More »

U.S. says Idaho cannot sell health plans not compliant with Obamacare

FILE PHOTO – A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, San Diego, California, U.S., October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. government agency on Thursday said Idaho could not allow health insurers to sell plans that do not comply with Obamacare, a sign that the Trump administration will enforce the law even as ... Read More »

Amazon’s entry into health care may have just narrowed with the Cigna-Express Scripts deal

Health insurer Cigna’s announced move Thursday to buy pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts may have just narrowed Amazon’s entry into health care. If Amazon founder Jeff Bezos ever wanted to get into the health insurance industry, “the target that would have made sense for them is Cigna,” Ana Gupte, senior health care services analyst at Leerink Partners, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” On Thursday, Cigna agreed to buy Express ... Read More »

Health security’s blind spot

The severity of this year’s influenza virus is a reminder of the daunting task facing the global health community as it struggles to prevent infectious diseases from sparking deadly epidemics. Today, yellow fever and cholera continue to spread in Africa, while Brazil is in the midst of a major yellow fever outbreak. It was only recently that Zika virus and ... Read More »