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Poha for weight loss, dieticians on why it’s the healthiest Indian breakfast

Poha for weight loss, dieticians on why it’s the healthiest Indian breakfast

Poha is a popular Indian breakfast made with beaten rice which has variations in different parts of the country. In Uttar Pradesh and some parts of Rajasthan, poha is served topped with bhujia and some jalebis on the side. In Maharashtra, potatoes are added to poha along with green chutney and sev on top. You [...]

June 4, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Poha for weight loss, dieticians on why it’s the healthiest Indian breakfast

Fish is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. Here’s why

Fish is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. Here’s why

Almost every nutritionist worth her salt will tell you to consume more fish to reach your weight loss and fitness goals. Fish, they say, is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. However, until now, the reasons were not clear why dieticians and nutritionists included fish in most healthy diet. Omega 3 and [...]

April 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Fish is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. Here’s why

7 reasons why baths are great for your health

7 reasons why baths are great for your health

As if you needed a better excuse for taking a dip in the most indulgent of home remedies…   There’s nothing better than finding out something pleasurable is actually good for you. So get ready for the best news you’ll hear all day: luxuriating in a long, hot bath actually has health benefits. Our longstanding cultural traditions surrounding [...]

April 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 7 reasons why baths are great for your health

Why You Should Avoid Eating Raw Almonds In Summer

Why You Should Avoid Eating Raw Almonds In Summer

Most nuts and seeds are deemed as powerful superfoods and why not? These tiny delights can do wonders to your health and wellness. One of the best nuts to consume regularly is almond or badaam as we call it in Hindi. Almonds are one of the most nutritious of all nuts and come power-packed with protein, fibre, vitamin [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why You Should Avoid Eating Raw Almonds In Summer

Joining your office gym is waste of money. Here’s why it won’t make you healthier

Joining your office gym is waste of money. Here’s why it won’t make you healthier

Workplace wellness programmes have two main goals: improve employees’ health and lower their employers’ healthcare costs. They’re not very good at either, new research finds. For the study, 3,300 employees of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were given a year of access to iThrive, a workplace wellness programme similar to what many companies offer [...]

April 11, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Joining your office gym is waste of money. Here’s why it won’t make you healthier

Carambola Fruit: Here’s Why You Should Add This Exotic Fruit To Your Diet!

Carambola Fruit: Here’s Why You Should Add This Exotic Fruit To Your Diet!

We have a trove of exotic fruits that are not just good looking but also offer uncountable health and beauty benefits. Also known as star fruit, carambola is the fruit of the tree with the scientific name Averrhoa carambola. The fruit is about three to six inches in length and the flesh colour ranges from [...]

April 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Carambola Fruit: Here’s Why You Should Add This Exotic Fruit To Your Diet!

Breakthrough: Here’s why iron can worsen malaria infection

Breakthrough: Here’s why iron can worsen malaria infection

Scientists have found a possible explanation for why iron can sometimes worsen malaria infection, an advance that may lead to better treatments for the disease. By studying mice and samples from malaria patients, researchers found that extra iron interferes with ferroportin, a protein that prevents a toxic build-up of iron in red blood cells and [...]

April 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Breakthrough: Here’s why iron can worsen malaria infection

Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

A new study has found that people living in the city are at a high risk of suffering from brittle bones, which can cause fractures, even from simple acts like bending over or coughing. Nearly 60% of respondents in Delhi, including men and women, were found to be suffering from osteopenia and nine per cent [...]

April 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

Why Whole Grains Are Good For You? 7 Benefits To Look Out For!

Why Whole Grains Are Good For You? 7 Benefits To Look Out For!

Various health experts vouch for the daily consumption of whole grains, considering they are power-packed with essential nutrients required by the human body. In fact, The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recommended that children and adults should consume at least half of their grains as whole grains. Whole grains are a part of [...]

April 4, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why Whole Grains Are Good For You? 7 Benefits To Look Out For!

Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

According to a research conducted by the George Washington University, despite high prevalence of obesity among US adults, provision of recommended treatments for obesity remains low. Providers cite lack of time, lack of reimbursement, and lack of knowledge as major barriers to treating patients with obesity. The study assessed health care professionals’ (HCPs) knowledge of [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

Cycling is the best form of exercise. This Tour de France champion tells us why

Cycling is the best form of exercise. This Tour de France champion tells us why

During his professional career, it is estimated that German road bicycle racer Jens Voigt (born September 17, 1971) rode a total of 8,50,000 km. He has won the Critérium International five times, a tied record, and won the yellow jersey twice in individual stages of the Tour de France in 2001 and 2006. Voigt, who [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cycling is the best form of exercise. This Tour de France champion tells us why

Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

When you decide to get healthy, it’s easy to look at your new and improved life in sweeping terms – ‘I’m going to lose a stone, only eat healthy food, and work out all the time.’ While it’s great to commit yourself to healthier habits, the problem with this broad approach is that these statements [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions