Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers. The earlier it gets detected, better are the chances of survival and you should make sure it is included in your health insurance. What should you know about Breast Cancer? Causes of Breast Cancer As with other cancers, the exact cause is not known. However, there are a few risk factors which might increase your chances of succumbing to this condition. Older women are more prone to development of breast cancer. Breast cancer and … [Read more...] about Facts You Should Know About Breast Cancer
So, I am not sure what really happened but somehow I have lost an entire version of my draft post which I had written earlier :( Anyways, I did try my best to recreate the post. It is of course not the first version but I hope it helps you!! "If cravings were an indicator of nutritional deficiency, we'd all crave fruits and vegetables," says Karen Ansel, MS, RD, CDN. "The fact that we all want high carb, high fat comfort foods, along with the research, is a pretty good indicator that cravings … [Read more...] about The Science Behind Cravings
Turning 30 is a milestone. You are almost half-way through your life and possibly settled with a decent and stable job, already own a home and have a family. All the rush and indecisiveness of the 20s are way behind you and it is time to face the adult life. The first thing to take stock of is your body. Your body is changing and slowing down. Time to listen to it and respect it. So, here are a few tips to make your life and health post 30 easy. How to take care of Health post 30? Keep an … [Read more...] about How to Take Care of Your Health Post 30?
I am a huge foodie and a very unhealthy one on top of it. Cheeses and butters and full fat milk and mayo and mustard sauce. Try Fab India, its yum! Though I am not a real big fan of healthy eat outs, I have often noticed that people think they eat healthy while eating out while making their food choices. Not necessarily what we all think is healthy is actually healthy for you. How to order in restaurants so that you eat healthy while eating out? Not all these tips may be applicable to you or … [Read more...] about How to Eat Healthy while Eating Out?
It is common for people to fall ill nowadays. Every second person we know is suffering from some disease or the other. But more than genetic factors, it is lifestyle which is causing today’s health problems. Cancer and cardiac illnesses are some of the most common diseases we hear, but it is possible to prevent them by making changes in our lifestyle. Check out what you can do to prevent falling prey to such problems. Reduce your Waistline Obesity is one of the leading causes of heart … [Read more...] about 3 Healthy Habits to prevent Heart Diseases and Cancer
We can officially declare Apollo as our family hospital. For the starters, it is so nearby and easily accessible. It has become a custom for us to visit the hospital once a month at least for some or the other small reason, thankfully nothing serious. It just so happens that Mr. P has the destiny of Mr. Bean. Something or other keeps on happening in his life and I always get embroiled in it. Anyways, I wanted to talk about a very rare disease today called Scleroderma. Actually, it is an … [Read more...] about Things to Know About Scleroderma
Updated on 21st December, 2016 Earlier, we had a cough or cold, we would visit a doc or take a tablet we have been prescribed previously. These days, a minor fever and we are all googling the symptoms to know what it could be. Everyone has become a doctor. Everyone has started self-diagnosis. The information explosion online is more or less responsible for this behavior. I am sure it irks the doctors that their patients are well able to conduct self-diagnosis and talk knowledgeably. Do not … [Read more...] about Is self-diagnosis a healthy habit?
The nutritional meal shakes are the latest fads in the market. They can be for weight loss, to act as meal replacers or just as protein shakes after a workout or with breakfast. OZiva Nutritional Meal Shake for Women is supposed to be a complete food and provide all the necessary nutrients to the body. I have taken almost 3 months to review this product and I am glad that I took this time. Had I reviewed it earlier, I would have missed out on analyzing its ingredient list. Recently, I came … [Read more...] about OZiva Nutritional Meal Shake for Women Product Review
Chikungunya and dengue are the most prevalent infections right now, not to speak of the regular allergies. Weather conditions are bad, immunity levels are at all time low, nutrition is not balanced, almost everyone is suffering from joint pains, hospitals are almost full to the brim. Should we not try to improve immunity? At such times, it is probably a good idea to inculcate the wisdom of the ancients. A few additions to your daily routine and you can help boost your health and improve … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Improve Immunity with Ayurveda
Are you over-weight, not leading a healthy lifestyle, hungrier than usual, grumpier, tired all the time, feel the urge to pass water every half hour. Your colleague confides he had the same symptoms and got tested positive for diabetes. You get worried, go and get screened, results are negative for every possible test you got done and you feel elated and relieved. The lack of healthy lifestyle is making health problems more prevalent in the society. Almost 1 in 3 people suffer from … [Read more...] about 4 Steps towards a Healthy Lifestyle