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Dementia is an illness, which progresses slowly over a period of time and can be difficult to diagnose because most people assume that the natural changes in cognition are part of the ageing process. The most prominent of which is memory, other faculties which deteriorate include attention and concentration, spatial and logical reasoning, judgement, orientation, language, planning and organisation. It is also important to note that the types of dementia are reflective of the nature of the cause for dementia. Continue Reading »
Heart diseases and cardiovascular diseases are interlinked with diet and lifestyle. Heart disease is the largest cause of mortality in India and across the world, and accounts for around half of all deaths. So if you want to have a healthy heart and live a long life, follow our heart healthy diet tips. Continue Reading »
The toughest battle for a diabetic is dealing with sugar cravings. A diabetic should ideally give up on sugar to maintain healthy insulin levels. But only a diabetic can tell you that going cold turkey is very difficult. While indulging in sweet cravings is a complete no, dealing with it in moderation is a good option. In this article, we list out 10 ways for a diabetic to deal with his/her sugar cravings. View Slideshow »
Almonds are a superfood, which are high in vitamin E and good fats, which are beneficial for the hair, skin and the body. Nutritionist, Suman Agarwal who is also a fitness consultant and founder of Selfcare in Mumbai lists the health benefits of almonds for the skin, hair and body. Continue Reading »
Most of us believe that a meal cannot be complete with a serving of fluffy white rice. But recently, health guru’s have been promoting the health benefits associated with brown rice. Brown rice when compared to white rice, wins as the healthier choice for a number of reasons. A lot of research has been conducted on the two types of rice and one can conclude that colour is not the only difference between the two. We take a closer look at the health benefits associated with both these types of rice. Continue Reading »
Most of us tend to lose sleep over stressful situations, so our last meal of the day, should not be one of the reason for our sleepless nights. What we chose to eat before we go to bed can drastically affect our sleeping patterns. While, there are some foods, which can induce sleep, other foods, particularly junk food or fired food can give us sleepless nights. So if you are looking for a good night’s rest, here are our top 10 foods to avoid before bedtime. View Slideshow »
For those of us in the corporate world, stress is a common phenomenon. Besides, numerous medical studies have related insomnia, joint pain, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, depression and muscle pain to stress. Today, one in five people suffers from corporate stress disorder. So before you get too stressed out about being stressed out, read on as Dr. Sanjoy Mukerji, Psychologist, Relationship & Marriage Counselor, Be Positive, discusses stress related disorders and its impact on our health. View Slideshow »
Dietary supplements include soluble fibre and insoluble fibre. Simply put, there are some fibres that get dissolved in water and some which don’t. But both are equally important for overall health, we take a closer look at these two kinds of fibres, to give you a clearer picture of these dietary supplements. Continue Reading »
If you suddenly notice large blue veins popping out on the skin of your legs, you have varicose veins. Varicose veins are enlarged and swollen veins that appear near the surface of the skin. These veins are generally blue or purple in colour and may seem like they are bulging out of your skin. They are commonly found on the ankles, calves or thighs. Varicose veins are usually not a serious threat but in occasional cases they could be severe and may cause excruciating pain. Continue Reading »
Petroleum jelly has been around for years and most of us have used petroleum jelly at some point to moisturise our skin. But it is not just an ordinary skin cream, there are several other interesting ways you can use petroleum jelly in your beauty routine. We have listed down a few. Continue Reading »
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