“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, whatever you do you have to keep moving”  By Martin Luther King Jr. Health is linked more closely to lifestyle than anything else. Lifestyle Modification involves altering long term habits, typically of eating  and physical activity and […]

In Ancient times, drumstick (moringa) tree was used to cure more than 300 diseases by the Ayurvedic practitioners. Our ancestors consumed every part of Moringa tree including seed pods (drumstick), leaves, seeds, fruits. In the year 2008, Drumstick tree was named as “PLANT OF THE YEAR” by National institution of health (NIH). Benefits of drumsticks […]

Food can distract you from your pain, but food cannot take away your pain. In fact, over-eating the wrong food can create more pain ……. By Karen Salmansohn. Emotional eating is defined as overeating in order to relieve negative emotions. Thus, emotional eating is considered as a maladaptive coping strategy. If an individual frequently engages […]

A large variety of fats, which we are using are highly destructive to our body. High intake of food rich in saturated fat such as animal products, leading to heart disease and high cholesterol. So it is important to get rid of unhealthy fats from the kitchen. The following categories represent the ‘bad– fats’ on […]

Workout: So you can feel great, sleep well and have more confidence. Wake up, be healthy and live longer: Not just to look like someone in a mirror, but to be a better version of yourself each day. Exercise is essential for everyone and is a key to healthy aging, including prevention or slowing the […]

Fat is essential part of our diet and nutrition and it plays a big role in the  body. It is energy dense substance providing 9 calories per gram. Fat is stored as adipose tissue in the body from where energy can be used. It helps us to survive during period of prolonged physical and mental […]

“Sun Salutation can energize and warm you, even on the darkest, colder winter day”  – Carol krucoff. ‘Surya’ means ‘Sun’ and ‘namaskar’ means ‘worship’, that’s why this sequence is called Surya Namaskar. Surya Namaskar is an ancient practice. It is traditionally done before sunrise and synchronize all movements with  inhalation and exhalation. Surya Namaskar is […]

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body with 50 to 60 % stored in the bones, 1 % in the blood, and the remaining stored in cells and tissues. Magnesium regulates various biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve functions, blood glucose control, and blood pressure. Magnesium is […]

Hypertension or high blood pressure is said to be resistant if blood pressure does not go down to normal limits despite three or more antihypertensives. While a single drug is successful in reducing the blood pressure in about 50 to 60 percent of the patients, 85 to 90 percent of them require two or more […]

Cycling is a simple yet effective form of exercise that can be enjoyed by all ages, from young to the old. Cycling is an aerobic exercise, which provides a workout for the heart, blood vessels and lungs. With this, a person can breathe deeper, perspire and experience increased body temperature, which will improve overall fitness […]

White coat Hypertension is also referred to as White Coat Syndrome. For some, visiting the doctor’s room or a medical setting may be an inherently anxiety-ridden and nervous experience.  Their blood pressure readings are found to be higher than normal or than taken at home.  About 15 to 30 percentage of people who visit the […]

According to WHO “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition” According to […]