Nutrition on the go…

A frequent traveler always has an excuse when it comes to follow a diet or eating healthy… what is the use of starting when I will not be able to maintain it? A person living out of the suitcases finds it really difficult to follow a certain diet schedule which can be because of many reasons, not enough […]

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Resolve to be a Healthier You

Year-end has just gone around the bend and as we all glance over our achievements in the past year; it is also the time when we try and make ourselves a better, organised and healthier human being. For this we make lots of resolutions, but all or most of them are abandoned even before the […]

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Tired all the Time

A morning should always be good; but when it starts with a headache or fatigue you tend to say what is so good about this morning. It not only kills our morale to get up from the bed but also makes us less productive at work. Long time fatigue or in medical terms Tired All […]

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Work-out while Working

Bound to desk for a big chunk of your waking hours you would often have wondered; how can I possibly reduce the mal-effects of my sedentary job. For those of us who find it difficult to allot a specific time of the day to exercise, desk job further adds on to the woes. But by […]

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Be Healthy: Add fiber to your diet

The word fiber comes from the Latin word fibra, meaning fiber, thread, string or filament and dietary fiber refers to nutrients in the diet that are not digested by gastrointestinal enzymes. Fiber is also known as roughage. It is the indigestible part of plant foods that pushes through our digestive system, absorbing water along the way and […]

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How good is your egg?

While buying an eatable the first prerequisite for all of us is its quality. We can gauge the quality of vegetables and fruits by looking at them, packed goods carry best before dates but eggs…. It is really a question difficult to answer. Although there are lots of industrial measures by which eggs are graded […]

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Blood or lack of it

Anemia, the most common disorder when it comes to females in the reproductive age group, has always been considered a disease of iron deficiency. Not quite so…. it is actually a condition in which the total quantity of hemoglobin in the circulating blood is less than normal. And this can be due to a number […]

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High Cholesterol: Can and Can’t Haves

High cholesterol levels can create havoc with your health. A checklist for you; what to eat and what not to eat. Foods to Avoid: Whole milk and its products, Homogenized milk and its products Baked products Organ meats like kidney, brain, liver Bacon, ham, lamb, pork, egg-yolk All tinned products, including fish, vegetables, soup, etc […]

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Cereals on my Plate

Cereal, the most dominant and important part of our meals, are the staple foods in the diets of most population groups. So much so that the days when cereal is not added to a meal, the meal seems incomplete. The word cereal is derived from ‘ceres’ the Roman goddess of grain. The principal cereal crops are […]

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