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Don’t diet, stay hydrated and sleep well: 6 easy tips to live a long and healthy life

Don’t diet, stay hydrated and sleep well: 6 easy tips to live a long and healthy life

There is never a single tip or pill for achieving optimum health. It is important to drink lots of water and get adequate sleep to maintain your fitness and overall well-being, say experts. Here’s what you should do: * It is imperative to open your eyes to fads. Dieting does not mean deprivation. You need to eat [...]

February 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Don’t diet, stay hydrated and sleep well: 6 easy tips to live a long and healthy life

Ice Diet: The Newest Fad Diet In The Bay Includes Eating Ice To Lose Weight

Ice Diet: The Newest Fad Diet In The Bay Includes Eating Ice To Lose Weight

Has there been a time when you wanted to shed off those extra kilos and turned to these weird fad diets taking the internet by storm? Some of these bizarre diets include sirtfood diet, sleeping beauty diet, baby food diet and whole30 diet; what intrigued us was the ice diet that claims to actually burn off the fat surrounding your [...]

January 31, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Ice Diet: The Newest Fad Diet In The Bay Includes Eating Ice To Lose Weight

The Better-Skin Diet: 42 Best Foods For Men And Women

The Better-Skin Diet: 42 Best Foods For Men And Women

Having a balanced and nutrition filled diet is crucial for health. An unhealthy diet can affect our metabolism causing weight gain, among other health issues. We all know how what we consume can directly affect our skin. Skin is an important organ of our body and eating for your skin can bring about a naturally nourished look [...]

January 31, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on The Better-Skin Diet: 42 Best Foods For Men And Women

Not just your diet: Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

Not just your diet: Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 % than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, finds a study. Weight loss in bariatric surgery is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Not just your diet: Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

According to Ayurvedacharya Dr. Partap Chauhan, Director Jiva Ayurveda, “Ayurveda believes that there are three types of immunity: 1. Sahaj (hereditary), or immunity you’re born with. 2. Kalaj (seasonal), or immunity that comes and goes with seasons/age/time. 3. Yuktikrit (established), or immunity you can develop with a regular and balanced diet, and systemic practice of [...]

January 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

Carbohydrates and Diet: How Much Do You Really Need in a Day?

Carbohydrates and Diet: How Much Do You Really Need in a Day?

It is mind-boggling to understand how our bodily processes are so intricately entwined and need careful planning of our daily diet to achieve a state of good health and wellness. In my opinion, most of the weight related issues are the outcome of a bad dietary pattern or a lifestyle that is too sluggish to [...]

October 23, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Carbohydrates and Diet: How Much Do You Really Need in a Day?

Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression

Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression

al feedback as well as reinforce behaviours that are rewarded, while reducing behaviours that are not. The results showed that those who were less susceptible to the effects of poor sleep showed significantly higher brain activity in response to positive feedback or reward compared to negative feedback. The effects of poor sleep showed significantly higher [...]

October 23, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression

Want to be smarter? Include nuts, avocados, olive oil in your diet

Want to be smarter? Include nuts, avocados, olive oil in your diet

Nutrients found in foods rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) such as olive oils, nuts and avocados are linked to general intelligence, according to a study. The researchers found that general intelligence was associated with the brain’s dorsal attention network, which plays a central role in attention-demanding tasks and everyday problem solving. In particular, general [...]

September 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to be smarter? Include nuts, avocados, olive oil in your diet

Nutrition 101: What to eat, and what to avoid for a healthy, balanced diet

Nutrition 101: What to eat, and what to avoid for a healthy, balanced diet

When it comes to health and weight loss, there are a lot of myths we keep hearing. One the best ways to get started on your fitness journey is following a traditional diet plan with the right amount of fruits, vegetables, properly prepared grains and mindfully selected sources of poultry and meat. Mahesh Jayaraman, medical researcher and co-founder [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Nutrition 101: What to eat, and what to avoid for a healthy, balanced diet

Diet diary- Coffee: A toxic addiction or natural stimulant?

Diet diary- Coffee: A toxic addiction or natural stimulant?

In the last few years, urban India has acquired a new coffee culture. International coffee chains are opening coffee shops and doing brisk business, even in smaller towns. While, south Indian filtered coffee has been a tradition, India in general is waking up to coffee. Despite its growing popularity, most people believe coffee to be [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Diet diary- Coffee: A toxic addiction or natural stimulant?

Mediterranean Diet for Brain Health

Mediterranean Diet for Brain Health

The journal, “Frontiers in Nutrition”, contains important findings from researchers at Melbourne, Australia’s Centre for Human Psychopharmacology at the Swinburne University of Technology. Roy Harman, the lead author, together with his team, state that the Mediterranean diet might not be limited to just heart health, but may also be good for the brain and have [...]

August 30, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Mediterranean Diet for Brain Health

Study claims traditional Indian diet cuts Alzheimer’s risk

Study claims traditional Indian diet cuts Alzheimer’s risk

Consuming traditional diets of countries such as India, Japan and Nigeria – which have lower meat content than the Western diet – may significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has found. Globally, about 42 million people now have dementia, with Alzheimer’s disease as the most common type of dementia. Rates of [...]

August 30, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Study claims traditional Indian diet cuts Alzheimer’s risk