Motivation: Fitness allows us to carry on daily tasks without undue fatigue yet having ample energy left over to enjoy leisure-time activities and manage stress effectively. These are adequate motivations to stay fit.
Fitness determines the way we see ourselves, especially physically and emotionally. Often we wish [...]
Obesity in the developing world can be viewed as a result of a series of changes in diet, physical activity, health and nutrition. The health, economic and psycho-social consequences of the increasing incidence of obesity are substantial. Obesity is associated with numerous health complications, which range from non-fatal debilitating conditions such as [...]
From birth to grand old age food makes all the difference. With the passing years your nutritional needs change-and, by fine-tuning what you eat at each stage, you can feel and look your best at any time of your life. Your body needs a regular, well-balanced supply of nutrients to [...]
Myth- Milk is better than curd
Fact- Some people cannot tolerate milk as they get diarrhoea or a feeling of heaviness. For them the best substitute is curd. Yogurt or curd contains all the nutrients of milk in addition to lactobacillus, [...]
“True beauty is an inside job!” Beauty problems such as dry, rough skin, acne and oily skin are an outward manifestation of problems inside the body and the skin is a good gauge of internal health. Good health can lead to radiant looks – if you’re taking care of yourself, your body [...]
Myth- Margarine is less fattening than butter
Fact- Both margarine and butter contain 85% fat and equal number of calories. Margarine is rich in saturated fatty acids as well as trans fatty acids, which raise blood cholesterol.
Myth- Adding water can reduce Fat content of milk
Fact- If water [...]
Stress well known as the ‘invisible disease’, is the body’s physical, mental and chemical reaction to circumstances that frighten, excite, confuse, endanger, or irritate us. Stress is a part and parcel of our life and same is the reason for it’s being with us all the time. It is unique and personal [...]
With each season our body behaves differently and needs special care suited with the changing weather. One must follow an effective exercise regime and stay fit to beat the heat. Following are a few tips for exercising in summer:
Work up gradually:
It is important to [...]
There are many popular myths and misconceptions associated with the influence of different foods on our health and well being, most of them are however, contradictory. With all this conflicting information, it is not surprising to see how people are confused about which foods are good or bad. Learning about [...]
With a high carbon footprint, soaring temperatures and dust storms, the hair becomes a natural victim of the Middle Eastern climatic conditions. This makes it mandatory for extra precautionary measures and special hair care in the region.
It is imperative to use a mild shampoo specific to various hair types. A clarifier [...]