Your stools tell you a lot!

Well let’s face it. Probably the last thing that you want to do when taking a dump in the morning, is to visualise the foul-smelling product floating around and getting flushed down the pot. But you know what? The colour and consistency of your stools can tell a lot about what sort of digestive disorders you …


Is that midnight snack frying your memory?

Midnight Snacking

In a world afflicted with increasing stress at work and crazy office shifts, round-the-clock snacking has become a norm. However, a new study conducted on mice and published in the online open-access journal eLife, suggests that such eating habits can affect the hippocampal area of the brain. This resulted in memory and learning deficiencies in …


Is Sugar Really Bad For Us?

Do you really need to give up Sugar (from Sanskrit: sharkara) to lead a healthy life? Over the past two decades, sugar has become the perennial punching bag as a catalyst for ageing, cardiovascular diseases and cancer, amongst a host of other diseases. This has prompted experts across the world to advocate a reduction in …


Taking Charge of ‘Your’ Health!

A few simple lifestyle choices can minimize the risk of chronic ailments and help us live life fully with vitality and good health. Here are a few tips to stay energized, happy and healthy at work.Choose your snacks wisely: Carry healthy snacks like vegetables, fruit, nuts, puffed rice, and whole wheat bread to office. Such …