Why you shouldn’t ignore breakfast

Do Not Skip Breakfast

Breakfast, the first meal of the day, when you are essentially “breaking-your-fast” is extremely important. In today’s fast-paced life, many of us rush through the morning and often ignore the first meal of the day. Skipping this meal can have a major impact on your weight loss. Your circadian rhythm is your 24-hour cycle that …


Allergy triggers that can be life-threatening

Allergy Trigger

Anaphylaxis is an allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. Your immune system overreacts to certain proteins in the the offending substance called allergens. The reactions can be due to latex, insect stings, foods and medications. Usually allergic symptoms occur only in one location of the body, but some people can have more severe anaphylactic reactions. In this …


Keep your mind clear with Vitamin B12

vitamin b12

We are all busy chasing after our dreams. We try to maintain a healthy diet. However, sometimes in spite of the best efforts, we cannot fulfil our body’s requirements. There are some deficiencies the body develops, one of them is the deficiency of vitamin B12. Why do we need vitamin B 12? B12, like other …


What exactly is a balanced and healthy diet?

healthy diet

A good, balanced diet is always recommended to stay fit and healthy. To fight and get over any disorder, a proper diet is essential. A balanced / healthy diet There are lots of diet fads and nutrient enriched-supplements available to us. Perhaps, trying to eat according to a strict diet plan is not the best …


Do you Suffer from Malnutrition?


We have an opinion that undernourishment is only present among the poor that do not have access to food and water. These are usually the children or people we seen on the news or television. However, malnutrition can affect anyone, characterised by unplanned or unexpected weight loss. Nourishment is based on the quality of your …


Iron Deficiency may cause Thyroid Problems

iron deficiency

As far as elements go, iron has always played a crucial role during the course of pregnancy. With increased amount of fluid in circulation, pregnant women have a higher risk of developing anemia. This becomes further complicated as pregnant women require more iron that those that are not pregnant. Recently, European Journal of Endocrinology has uncovered a link …


Healthy Eating for High Blood Pressure

high blood pressure

Blood pressure is important for life. It is the force that maintains circulation of blood to all vital and working areas of the body. However, when the same pressure exceeds its normal limits, it can also cause various problems. Among these problems are brain bleeds, heart attacks and kidney failure. One of the best and earliest ways …


Why are Potatoes Good for Your Heart?


Potatoes usually get a bad name for being the vegetable in fried foods. However, did you know that potatoes have a lot of health benefits? This vegetable was first cultivated in South America, specifically the Andes. They were brought to Europe by the Spanish, in the early 16th century, after which it spread like wild …


5 Unhealthy Ingredients in Fast Food

Fast Food

In India, we have a long-standing tradition of consuming fast food. The chaat culture or the evolution of street food has created a variety of gastronomic creations. Traditional dishes from across the country have been adapted for the fast food setting, which means they might contain some unhealthy ingredients. These ingredients enhance the flavour and help feed a larger proportion of …


The Amazing Health Benefits of Coffee


Guest blog post by Matt banner For centuries, coffee has been a staple brew for the working class and for people who need a jolt in the mornings. Too much of a good thing is always possible, but drinking the right amount of coffee and do a lot more for your health than simply get …