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Cashew nuts are popularly used in sweets, dishes and even in making popular Goan alcohol, 'Feni'. But they are quite healthy as well, and have been proven to prevent cancer. Here's why you should eat cashew nuts every day. Continue Reading »
Milk is a powerhouse of numerous essential nutrients that can benefit you immensely. A tall glass of milk is filled with calcium, iron, potassium, vitamin A, D and B6, B12, protein etc. But who said you have to drink it to reap all the benefits from these nutrients. You can use milk in your beauty regime too and benefit from it. Here are some beauty benefits of milk. Continue Reading »
Sunflower and groundnut oils are widely used in India. Find out which is better and healthier of the two cooking oils. Continue Reading »
A healthy lifestyle sometimes seems like a distant dream. We often perceive that a major diet and fitness change will help us jump onto that health bandwagon but that may not always be the case. Sometimes it’s the small things that add up together to make a big difference. Such is the case with health as well. Try these small health changes that will improve your life significantly. View Slideshow »
Infertility is a problem that affects men and women, smoking, eating unhealthy foods, consuming excessive alcohol, stress and lifestyle changes are the factors to be blamed. If you are trying to get pregnant, then these simple fertility foods can help you conceive quickly. View Slideshow »
Why do we have to dedicate a day to promote Hepatitis? Simply because Asian and African populations are highly susceptible to the hepatitis virus, which is turning out to be the number one killer. World Health Organisation has established the 28th of July as Hepatitis Day to ‘express concern about the lack of progress in prevention, control and treatment of viral hepatitis around the world. (Via) Continue Reading »
Cancer is a curse especially if it is detected in the last stage. Cancer awareness can help prevent it and timely administration of PET/CT scan can detect the cancerous growth. Dr. B. R. Das, President of Research and Innovation and Mentor at Molecular Pathology and Clinical Research Services, details out why PET/CT scan is the best cancer detection test. Continue Reading »
How many of us can say we get a good eight hours of sleep every night? Work, stress and life in general take a toll on our sleeping hours. And even though one may resort to caffeine for a temporary fix, sleep deprivation can cause some serious damage to your overall health. Here are some of those ill-effects of sleep deprivation. Continue Reading »
These days you can choose from a variety of contraceptive methods. One such method is the birth control pill. When taken correctly, this pill is known to be 99.9 per cent effective. The hormones present in these birth control pills can prevent the ovulation by thickening the lining of the cervix which then prevents the sperm from reaching the eggs. These pills not only prevent pregnancy but they often influence your menstruation too. Earlier birth control pills were known to have several side effects but today these side effects have reduced greatly. But before you opt for this convenient contraceptive method, consider these pros and cons. Continue Reading »
People often steer clear of potatoes because of its bad reputation for being an unhealthy and junk food ingredient. But the truth is that potatoes on their own do not do much harm as much as fried and processed versions of it do. Regular potatoes are actually filling and non-fattening. You’ll be surprised to know that they contain only moderate calories when boiled or baked or steamed. If you are still weary about trying this nutritious food, check out these health benefits of potatoes. Continue Reading »
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