Category Archives: Health

Why Testing Sugar Levels Is Not Enough If You Are Concerned About Diabetes?

testing sugar level for diabetes using a glucometer

Should you check only your sugar levels to know whether you have diabetes or not? The answer is NO. Your sugar levels tell you when you have already developed diabetes. But by then it’s already too late. Is there any other marker, which can predict your diabetes, much before it happens? Wouldn’t it be a […]

Should You Be Taking Supplements? And Are Supplement The Same As Medicines?

several spoons of supplements tablets, the need of supplements and how it is different from medicine

In one glass, there is milk. The other glass contains alcohol. Because glasses look similar, does it mean the contents are similar? Will you compare milk with alcohol just because of the same glass?  Then why do we compare supplements with medicines? Just because, both of them come in similar-looking tablets/capsules? Both are as different […]

Why Are Young, Fit People Dying Of Heart Attacks? And What Can You Do To Prevent This For Yourself?

Why Are Young, Fit People Dying Of Heart Attacks And What Can You Do To Prevent This For Yourself

KK (Bollywood singer, age 53), Puneeth Rajkumar (Kannada Superstar, age 46), and Siddharth Shukla (Bollywood actor, age 40), all 3 succumbed to heart attacks in the recent past. All the 3 were super fit and probably fitness role models for many. All 3 of them had perfect weight, exercised regularly and were full of energy. […]

Why Conventional Medicine is Failing Patients and Why Functional Medicine is the Future?

Do you or any of your loved ones suffer from any chronic disease like hypothyroidism, diabetes, high BP, PCOS, etc? And has the doctor advised you to be on medications all your life since it is a chronic disease? That the disease is a life sentence and you are destined to be sick all your […]

What are the Best Ways to Lose Weight? Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss

a plate of healthy vegetable & fruit salad depicting weight loss diet and few vegetables in the frame. The ultimate guide to lose weight

Medical Reviewed by Priyanka Gupta, Postgraduate in Dietetics and Food Service ManagementObesity is one of the greatest factors that increases the risks of many chronic and life-threatening diseases like heart disease, hypertension, stroke, and even cancer. With the rising case of obesity across the country, everyone is out searching for the best ways to lose […]

Why do lab report references not give you a complete picture? What are the optimal ranges?

Why do lab report references not give you a complete picture What are the optimal ranges

First of all, let’s take a quick quiz. Q. Do you want to “Get through” life? or  Thrive? Q.  Do you want to be Diagnosed only when you have fallen sick? or  Be alerted beforehand so that you avoid the disease. Q. Do you want to Manage symptoms and take medications all your life? or  […]

8 Healthy Diwali Recipes You Should Totally Checkout

Healthy Diwali Recipes

As the festival of lights is right here, we hope the darkness in this world is taken away and we have a better place to live in. Diwali, one of the major Indian Festivals, is a celebration of good over evil and hope over despair. Like any other Indian festival, Diwali comes with an extravaganza […]

Diwali is over! It’s time for some DETOX!

Importance of Post-festival detox

Diwali is over and most of us would still be drooling over delicious sweets and savouries. However, during this festive season, our body and mind feel tired, dull, inactive and sluggish due to the calorie-loaded foods. This is why it is very important to indulge in a post-festival detox since it helps in the smooth […]

Top 10 Best Zinc-Rich Foods to Boost your Immune System

Zinc Rich Food to Boost Immunity

Even though the body only requires minute quantities of zinc, almost 100 enzymes rely on it to perform essential chemical processes. It plays a significant role in the production of DNA, cell proliferation, the synthesis of proteins, the repair of damaged tissue, and the maintenance of a strong immune system. Your perception of taste and […]

8 Health Benefits of Hibiscus Tea & Its Side Effects

Benefits of Hibiscus Tea

Remember the big, bright red, five-petaled flower in your grandma’s backyard? That exotic flower is called hibiscus and usually grows in tropical countries like India.  But did you know that it can also have several health benefits for you?  There are several different species of hibiscus, but the Hibiscus sabdariffa is one that can be […]

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