Heartburn – Is your food fighting with you?

Also known as gastric reflux or regurgitation is becoming increasingly common. Symptoms usually start within 30 minutes of food intake. If symptoms are persistent or worsening over time, it can lead to complications like asthma, chronic cough, laryngitis or worse esophageal cancer. Eating […]

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Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet (MD) is a dietary pattern seen in the countries along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea including Greece, Italy, southern France, Crete, Spain and parts of the middle east.  Among the healthy diet patterns, MD has shown the greatest results […]

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Do you love your heart?

Heart attack is the number one cause of death worldwide. Recent years have noticed increased number of heart attacks in people less than 40.  It is even more important for us to know as Indians have small coronaries (blood supply to the […]

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Yoga and Meditation

Yoga is an age-old philosophy and pride of the Indian culture. It was compiled by sage Patanjali and his disciples as yoga sutras. He has divided the entire pathway of yoga into eight limbs known as the “Ashtanga Yoga”. These eight limbs […]

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Ladies…let’s make those joints strong!

Osteoarthritis is a common problem, where your joints wear off and degenerate. Usually seen after 40, women are at higher risk. Excess weight gain is also a big-time risk for osteoarthritis. If you notice joint stiffness, pain on movement of the joint […]

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Are you following the trendy alternative grains diet?

Millets and oats are the in thing in the food world right now. Stores and restaurants featuring these alternative grains are hugely popular. They are packed with nutrition and don’t spike your blood sugars. But it’s not a good idea to replace your […]

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Is PCOD caused by my lifestyle?

PCOD is a common endocrine disorder caused by an imbalance in female hormones. This imbalance can be caused by several factors including lifestyle like unhealthy and untimely food and excessive stress. Patients notice symptoms like rapid weight gain, male pattern hair growth and abnormal […]

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Do you love rice? Good news, it is healthy!

Rice is an integral part of meal in many cultures, especially south Indians. It is a major source of carbohydrates, so if you are a rice eater, it is important that you include it in your diet to make it balanced. But […]

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Are fat people more prone to diabetes?

Diabetes is a condition where your blood glucose levels are out of control. These elevated blood glucose levels lead to complications like heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, loss of vision and so on. Insulin is responsible for keeping glucose levels in check. […]

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