Fitness and good health are areas where there is a new fad every week. People who are always on the quest to have and maintain a healthy and fit body have to face the many options that are available in the market that claim to be the new magic bullet.
Sugarcane juice is heated for the production of thick crystals that is known as jaggery. You can use jaggery as a sweetening agent in foods that contains sugar in sucrose form. As compared to refined sugar, jaggery is considered to be a healthier option because it rates high on nutritional value.
Chewing gum is portrayed as gum based confectioneries with artificial sweeteners and flavoring agents. Many people hate the sugar coated, stretchy gums which can possibly stick on to one’s clothes, shoes and create a mess. Sadly, a very little is known about the benefits that these gums offer.
The term "lean meat" has become prevalent in the dietary world. The cuts of meat with relatively low fat content are declared 'lean'. Skinless chicken, turkey and sometimes red meat, such as pork chops, with the fat trimmed off are a few examples of lean meat.
In recent times, green powder has gained so much popularity. It is stocked in supermarkets and drugstores and many health freaks have started using it as a health supplement. Nutrition experts claim that consuming green powder is one of the best ways to supplement a poor diet.
Coffee drinkers tend to live a healthy life with lower risk of any serious disease. Caffeine, which is a vital substance in coffee, helps to fight many diseases. Several studies conducted show that people who consume moderate to high amount of coffee per day live longer than the others.
Recent demand for joint replacement surgeries shows that a huge segment of the population suffers from several joint related diseases. In today’s world, our expectation from life has increased substantially and that has forced the current generation to lead a fast and competitive life.
If you are someone who is scared at the very mention of cystic fibrosis, we have some good news for you. Research has proved that consuming garlic daily can help in combating cystic fibrosis. But before we proceed to more details, let us first look what cystic fibrosis is all about.
Holi or the festival of colors is an ancient Hindu festival that signifies the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring. It's celebrated all over India and is a perfect occasion for partying and enjoyment.
Cancer is one of the most discussed topics today. It takes the pride of being the second killer disease in developed countries and the first killer in underdeveloped regions. The number of cancer cases is only expected to rise in the forthcoming years.
In recent years, the spread of dengue fever due to lack of hygiene and climatic conditions has been rampant in developing countries. Urbanization and population explosion have made dengue more endemic and the number of cases reported keeps increasing every year.
Nearly all of the world’s undernourished people live in developing countries. According to a study, 815 million people are living in hunger and 98 percent of them are living in the developing countries.
This is one news that the media is hardly bothered to cover. For the sake of National pride, inhuman prejudice is being meted out against the poor and downtrodden section of Indian class. Jaduguda, where thousands are suffering isn't known by many in our country.
The healthy life of people living in the vicinity of a Bio-Medical waste treatment plant has become questionable. The plant, set up at Malampuzha, on the border of Puthussery was built on 14th of December to treat the medical wastes from various hospitals and clinical labs from Kerala.
Skincare products are definitely something that has become inevitable in our life. No matter how good a product makes you look, if it is doing harm to your body or to the environment then it is simply not worth it! But, it is not necessary for you to choose between healthy products and beauty.
A lot of us think that in order to lead a healthy life it’s important to live in a clean environment and eat healthy food but few of us know that there are many toxic items around us that pose danger to humans and long term use of these things can lead to deadly ailments.
Duke University carried out a study recently which was published in the Cerebral Cortex journal. This study found that people who had higher activity in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex area of the brain were less likely to develop symptoms of anxiety.
Almost all religions in the world promote ‘fasting’ but definitely not for weight loss. The latest diet fad that is fast gaining popularity among weight conscious communities is the Intermittent Fasting (IF) for weight loss.
Water is the essence of life, they all say. We can live for days without food but water is indispensable. Scarcity of water is a curse that can befall human beings either from their own doing, or from something that is out of their control that includes natural disasters or other emergency situation