Gone are the days when nuts are considered unhealthy and we were asked to refrain from having nuts, as they were believed to increase cholesterol levels and fats. But recent studies have shown that nuts should, in fact, be made an integral part of the diet as they are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and is a good source of healthy fats for vegetarians and vegans. You can have a fistful of them instead of chips and chocolates in between meals or cut them in slivers and sprinkle them as dessert toppings. You can also add them into your salads for a hearty meal. Badam ka sharbat or Badam Doodh used to be a staple in old Indian households as it is filling and was deemed highly nutritious. But sadly these recipes have lost with the bygone generations, as we are the healthy types.
Bringing up a child can be a daunting task, especially if the child has some behavioural disorders like ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Parenting a child with ADHD can be overwhelming and challenging at the same time. But being a parent, there is a lot you can do to manage the symptoms of ADHD and help your child overcome the daily challenges of attention and learning. But contrary to what we think that a child with ADHD has problems only with concentration, in most cases parents complain that it gets difficult for them to teach their child healthy behavior. They may throw tantrums, be defiant and be quick to lash out irrespective of the surroundings and company around.
Most of the Hollywood and Bollywood celebs swear by Surya Namaskar. It is one of the widely practiced yoga around the world and Yogi Gurus cannot stop raving about its health benefits. Surya Namaskar is a series of yoga postures to bow down to the Sun and pay respect. It is believed that the source of life on this planet began with the sun. Hence, scientifically and religiously the sun holds great importance to us.
Are you obsessed with clicking selfies and posting on social media? Be warned! A San Francisco-based physician Dr. Levi Harrison has alerted people about the impending danger selfie wrist caused when people use their phone cameras to take a picture of themselves. Carpel tunnel syndrome, text neck syndrome or eye strain due to our love affair with technology seems to have taken a back seat with the new health condition coined ‘selfie wrist’ by the renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. Harrison.
We all want to lose weight but often fail to do so because we follow some routines that have no logical reasoning. These are merely myths. Here we are today to debunk those myths and let you know the facts.
Kids are a bunch of picky eaters. But it is very important that they must eat a well-balanced and healthy diet on an everyday basis. These are some of the nutrients that are essential for a child to have every day.
I’m sure all of you by now know who Nick Jonas is (if not, you probably have been living under the rock!). He is an American singer and actor who is all set to marry Priyanka Chopra this week. Congrats to both of them! But we are not here to discuss their marriage, rather a very serious health condition that he was diagnosed with 13 years back.
A couple of days back Nick Jonas took to social media to share a touching message with his fans to mark the 13 year anniversary of his type 1 diabetes diagnosis. He shared an image of how he had lost a significant 20 pounds of weight in just 2 weeks time when he was diagnosed with diabetes and after 13 years with a strict lifestyle and exercise, he has been able to manage his diabetic condition.
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