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Food for Thought and Thought for Food: Eating Correctly to Stay Healthy

August 25, 2013 – 11:25 PM |

Consuming food popularly known as eating is nothing more than a primitive instinctive behavior which is shared by almost all living beings. So the question of why we eat is a rather frivolous one. We …

Skipping Breakfast – A Cause of Many Diseases

August 20, 2013 – 10:00 PM |

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but skipping it increases your chances of heart disease. According to a new study at the Harvard School of Public Health, men who regularly skip their …

Sleepy Teenagers More Likely to Make Unhealthy Food Choices

June 26, 2013 – 2:38 PM |

Researchers from universities across the US, including Utah State University, University of Colorado at Denver, and University of Wisconsin-Madison contributed to a new study which suggests that teenagers who get a good night’s sleep are …

Essentials for Healthy Living: Peaceful Sleep

April 5, 2013 – 10:59 PM |

It is 6 AM and the beginning of a series of irritating alarm tunes, each following the other by a five minute gap. The alarms keep ringing, accompanied in the background by my sister’s constant …

Loneliness: A Threat of Early Death?

March 30, 2013 – 11:51 PM |

Life, as most of us would relate is challenging. The misfortunes can be in the form of disease, disability or simply discontent. In a layman’s thinking, what certainly makes the going get tough is being …

Could Extra Sleep be More Effective than Painkillers?

March 22, 2013 – 11:14 PM |

Eight hours of sleep, in the right direction of the circadian clock is known to not only work its magic to rid us of dark circles and bless us with healthy, glowing skin but it’s …

Being Slightly Overweight – No Longer Unhealthy?

March 17, 2013 – 11:33 PM |

Enough of making New Year resolutions to control your diet and standing for hours before the refrigerator waiting for the food to jump in your hands and proclaim loudly “Eat Me! I am not high …

Essentials for Healthy Living: Multivitamins for Children

March 11, 2013 – 9:38 PM |

We know that children are not going to take kindly to taking  multivitamins, especially if they come in the form of a pill. At any age it is important to have the regular daily amount …

Essentials for Healthy Living: How to Manage Stress?

February 26, 2013 – 11:37 PM |

Problems are inevitable and so is the stress accompanying them. Or is it? Stress is a part and parcel of life indeed. It’s impossible to have come to the point of reading and understanding this …

The Chocolate Story – An Elating Fanstasy

February 18, 2013 – 11:34 PM | One Comment

Come Valentine’s Day and the shops exhibit all sorts of cards, balloons, stuffed toys, candies, chocolates and so on. Everyone is out looking for gifts to give to their loved ones, be it just a …

Physical Activity: Time to Reconsider

January 11, 2013 – 7:37 PM |

Few days ago, I was reading an article about physical inactivity and its association with non-communicable diseases (NCD) e.g. hypertension, diabetes, colon cancer, breast cancer etc. Later a thought popped up in my mind regarding …

5 Exercises for Maximum Mobility – The Road to Pain Free Joints

October 28, 2012 – 2:21 PM | 4 Comments

I climbed steps to my lecture hall while thinking of a subject on which I could indulge in a mindless banter with my friends. Upon entering the hall, I was forced to snap out of …

Eat Chocolates, Prevent Heart Attacks!

June 12, 2012 – 4:59 PM | One Comment

Cardiovascular disease ranks first in the worldwide causes of mortality. The rising trend of obesity and clustering of certain risk factors in a population leads to metabolic syndrome which significantly increases the chance of acquiring …