Epigenetics- Take charge of your health

Epigenetics is the science of controlling your own DNA.  Our body functions, tendency for diseases, exercise potential, youthful skin are all primarily determined by the way our genetic code (DNA) is programmed. We inherit it from our parents. All through our life, […]

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Eat these for a fresh glowing skin

Beautiful skin can be achieved by hard work. It not only requires putting right products on your skin but also making sure your lifestyle practices are good. One important aspect is your diet. The foods below are some of the key ingredients […]

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Fibromyalgia…A painful situation

Do you ever wake up tired with painful/sore muscles? Do you feel stiffness in your muscles? Are you troubled by chronic muscle aches and fatigue? It’s probably fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition causing widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, mood disorders and other […]

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Diet or Exercise? The never-ending battle…

Have you heard the question “which of these two is more important for good health?” Both diet and exercise have an equally important role to play. Diet provides the raw materials for the building blocks of our body. Exercise helps keep our […]

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Ayurveda – The pride of India

Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old medical science, with its roots in the Vedas from the Ancient India. The knowledge of Ayurveda has been passed on in the form of compilation of sutras by several ancient intellectuals. This science emphasizes the dynamics between body, […]

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Metabolic Syndrome alert! It is on rise…

Metabolic syndrome refers to the presence of any three of the following in a person-  Obesity Increased Triglyceride levels Decreased HDL cholesterol level (Good Cholesterol) High Blood Pressure Diabetes The reason these conditions are clubbed together is because of strong evidence that […]

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Good fats vs Bad fats!!

This is the latest food battle trending right now. So, what are these good or bad fats? Good fats refer to foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids. They are found in foods like nuts, sea food, soybeans, legumes, chia seeds and […]

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How bad is bad cholesterol?

LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, triglycerides…do these terms sound familiar? Have you or your loved ones dreaded looking at these on the blood work report? Well, these scary looking terms are nothing but humble vehicles carrying fat molecules in your bloodstream. They serve […]

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Do you know the cause for High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure is a common condition caused by complex interactions between genetic factors and environmental causes. Here are some of the environmental triggers for high blood pressure- Obesity is the number one risk factor. It increases your cardiac work load, which […]

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Make a DASH to a perfect blood pressure

DASH diet or the “Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension” is a successfully studied diet pattern by the medical fraternity to control blood pressure.  In 1992, National Institute of Health in the USA started funding research projects to see if specific dietary interventions […]

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