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Have you heard of momnesia? A pregnancy complication, gynaecologists call it pregnant brain

Have you heard of momnesia? A pregnancy complication, gynaecologists call it pregnant brain

Motherhood brings with it a host of changes in a woman, be it physical or mental. One of the many changes that hormonal fluctuations can cause is amnesia as the hormones alter the functional ability of the brain. Around 50-80% of expectant mothers report having memory lapse or concentration problems during or post-delivery, a phenomenon [...]

July 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Have you heard of momnesia? A pregnancy complication, gynaecologists call it pregnant brain

If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

Fat is an important part of any balanced diet but the type of fat you eat matters the most particularly when it comes to cholesterol levels, so make sure you are avoiding the ones that cause health problems. Manoj Acharya, food consultant at Zappfresh and Mehar Rajput, nutritionist and dietician at Fitpass tells us about [...]

May 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

How many drinks do you have in a week? It can predict how soon you will die

How many drinks do you have in a week? It can predict how soon you will die

Here’s some sobering news. A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that means drinking guidelines in many countries may be far too loose. The study found that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die sooner than those who drink [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How many drinks do you have in a week? It can predict how soon you will die

What foods you must have when you are down with cold

What foods you must have when you are down with cold

1. These 12 foods will help you fight cold easily It is that time of the month, when you worry about the upcoming sweaty season and say good bye to the winter season with a heavy heart! These weather changes lower the immunity levels as well which increases the chances of cold & flu in [...]

March 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on What foods you must have when you are down with cold

Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Smoking cannabis to feel less depressed is a well-known phenomenon- but does it actually work? A study has recently warned that the teenagers who begin smoking pot early are at an increased risk of depression and heightened feelings of negative emotionality. According to researchers, young people with cannabis-dependence have an altered brain function that may [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Ladies, have you been stressed lately? You are at greater risk of obesity

Ladies, have you been stressed lately? You are at greater risk of obesity

Women, who have recently experienced one or more traumatic events or those who have undergone several negative events in the last few years, are at a higher risk of developing obesity, warns a new study. Such events may also enhance cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, stroke, diabetes and cancer. A recent study said that underweight [...]

November 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Ladies, have you been stressed lately? You are at greater risk of obesity

Dear moms-to-be, make sure you have these 5 things in your bag when stepping out

Dear moms-to-be, make sure you have these 5 things in your bag when stepping out

Mothers-to-be today are constantly on their toes. During pregnancy not only is your body changing but your hormones are also surging, and in many ways you’re more susceptible to health and hygiene issues. But there are plenty of things you can do to make your journey as safe and enjoyable as possible and to prepare for what’s to [...]

November 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear moms-to-be, make sure you have these 5 things in your bag when stepping out

Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

The colder months of the year come studded with a variety of veggies, from ruby red beets to a range of cruciferous veggies, radiant carrots and bright leafy greens. While most take the traditional route of cooking with these seasonal delights, others like to raise the bar a notch higher and get into the mode of experimentation. [...]

November 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

Benefits of Potatoes: 14 Incredible Benefits of this Super Vegetable That You May Not Have Known

Benefits of Potatoes: 14 Incredible Benefits of this Super Vegetable That You May Not Have Known

You see them in your curries, you see them in your stews, street-side chaat, homemade pulavs and biryani, you see them everywhere. Potatoes are an indispensable part of Indian cooking and we aren’t complaining! It’s ability to blend into any preparation and shine as one the star ingredients is what makes it a favourite in kitchens both home [...]

November 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Benefits of Potatoes: 14 Incredible Benefits of this Super Vegetable That You May Not Have Known

Nine countries have issued health warnings about the plague

Nine countries have issued health warnings about the plague

Most of us will have studied the plague (otherwise known as the ‘Black Death’) at school. It was a pandemic that spread throughout Europe, wiping out around 50 million people as it went, during the 13th and 14th centuries. Sound familiar? Well, according to health warnings issued by nine different countries across Africa, it looks [...]

October 28, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Nine countries have issued health warnings about the plague

Have You Been Eating Yogurt with Milk? Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Combination

Have You Been Eating Yogurt with Milk? Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Combination

Food combinations can play an important role in maintaining your gut health, promoting good digestion and overall health. While it is good to experiment in the kitchen, it is best to avoid combing certain ingredients as their combination can play havoc with your stomach. Pairing two healthy foods may not always result in a healthy combination. In some cases, [...]

September 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Have You Been Eating Yogurt with Milk? Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Combination

Have you tried Face Yoga? Stretching face muscles prevents skin-ageing and sagginess

Have you tried Face Yoga? Stretching face muscles prevents skin-ageing and sagginess

Face Yoga has been making a name for itself as an alternative anti-ageing beauty treatmentfor some time now. The concept involves using exercises to tone, lift and sculpt muscles in the face and counteract sagginess and puffiness for a rejuvenated appearance. Back in 2015, a pop-up called SkinGym Face Fitness established itself in New York offering [...]

August 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Have you tried Face Yoga? Stretching face muscles prevents skin-ageing and sagginess