Category Archives: Health

This New Year, tackle excess weight, stress, lack of sleep. Make these lifestyle changes

Every year we vow to sleep better, eat better, exercise more and generally give our health more priority, but most of us fail to achieve the milestone we aim for. Our weight issues keep us worried, our stamina continues to deteriorate, and our health continues to suffer. The work will never end, but one day our life will. Treating our Read More


How coconut oil can do wonders for your skin and diet

Coconuts can enhance the sweetness of desserts and also make for a good moisturiser, toner, and make-up remover, suggest experts. In fact, Victoria Beckham swears by it. Purba Kalita, co-founder at salebhai.com, and Sonia Mathur, head and trainer at Divine Organics, list ways to incorporate coconut in different ways: If you are looking to give a twist to your daily fruit Read More


Trend Forecast 2018: Health trends that will be big this year

Ever wondered why eating healthy is one of the toughest New Year resolutions to follow? Because changing your eating habits is not easy, it requires dedication and patience. However, with new health trends coming up every now and then, it’s a bit confusing to figure out which health trends to follow. Therefore, we got in touch with expert nutritionists Kavita Read More


Eating fibre-rich food like whole grains and legumes can help lose weight and trim your waistline

Your mom was right. Scientists have discovered that eating more fibre can help trim one’s waistline and combat obesity. Fibre can be found in whole grains, fruit, vegetables and legumes, and it is recommended we consume around 30g a day. In the research, the scientists revealed that fibre intake could affect weight, as well as blood sugar, insulin sensitivity and Read More


Want to lose weight but hate going to the gym? Stick to this doctor’s simple advice

In a world, where being fit has become a ‘mantra’ for everyone, a balanced diet is the most essential thing people need to take care of. And now a doctor has revealed that people don’t need to sign up to a gym as a balanced diet of plenty of vegetables, fish, dairy and healthy fats can do wonders for their Read More


Insufficient zinc supply to lung cells can cause respiratory diseases

Respiratory diseases that develop due to an overproduction of mucus are caused by an insufficient zinc supply to lung epithelial cells, a study has found. Obstructive pulmonary disease is a collective term for refractory respiratory diseases with chronic airway inflammation and excessive mucus retention that are accompanied by airway obstruction. They include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that presents with Read More


Eating fibre-rich food like whole grains and legumes can help lose weight and trim your waistline

Your mom was right. Scientists have discovered that eating more fibre can help trim one’s waistline and combat obesity. Fibre can be found in whole grains, fruit, vegetables and legumes, and it is recommended we consume around 30g a day. In the research, the scientists revealed that fibre intake could affect weight, as well as blood sugar, insulin sensitivity and Read More


Insufficient zinc supply to lung cells can cause respiratory diseases

  Respiratory diseases that develop due to an overproduction of mucus are caused by an insufficient zinc supply to lung epithelial cells, a study has found. Obstructive pulmonary disease is a collective term for refractory respiratory diseases with chronic airway inflammation and excessive mucus retention that are accompanied by airway obstruction. They include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that presents Read More


This year, here’s how you can make your New Year’s fitness resolution and stick to it

It’s no surprise that many of us pick staying fit as a New Year’s resolution. Here are some simple tips by Arushi Verma, co-founder, FITPASS that will help you stay motivated. Be specific – Getting healthy and fit is a vague goal. So, in the coming year, be specific if you want to lose weight/ inches or you want to gain Read More


‘Raw Water’ Is a New Health Trend. But Is It Safe?

A New York Times story in December introduced a new health buzzword to the masses: raw water, or water that hasn’t been treated, filtered or processed in any way. While the beverage isn’t widespread yet, a number of untreated water startups have cropped up in states ranging from California to Maine, according to the Times. They’re attracting those with misgivings about tap water treatment processes and Read More