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 […]

Blood circulation brings oxygen and essential nutrients to every cell in the body. A person needs healthy levels of fat as well as optimum blood pressure to improve blood circulation and to reduce the risk of heart diseases. Genetic and environmental factors also have a role to play in having a healthy heart. Balanced diet […]

Cardiovascular diseases include the several type of conditions related to the heart. The causes of heart disease are high cholesterol level, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, lack of exercise, alcohol and tobacco use. There are certain other factors that affect a healthy heart such as: –  Elevated levels of Homocysteine: – Homocysteine is an amino […]

“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 […]

Recent evidence suggests chronic emotions and stress can predispose people to heart diseases. Stress can be caused by several reasons – physical, emotional change or a change in the normal environment that requires adjustment. How we react to stress can lead to a variety of health problems or help sustain. Research considers social stress as […]

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 […]

Metabolism is the process of body which converts the food into energy. Metabolism refers to all the chemical processes that body undergoes every day to keep us alive. The metabolic rate and body weight are linked. The metabolism rate varies according to the individual. Those with slow metabolism tend to have more calories, which get […]

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 […]

Abdominal obesity, also known as central obesity has a high prevalence in Asian Indians, South Asians and has a strong correlation with cardiovascular, metabolic and vascular diseases.  Abdominal obesity, is when excessive fat accumulates around the stomach and abdomen has built up to the extent that is likely to have a negative impact on health.  […]