01/7Anti-oxidant rich food Antioxidants are compounds or substances that prevent damage to cells caused by free radicals. This is the reason they are also called “free-radical scavengers.” These free radicals can accumulate and induce oxidative stress, which increases the risk of developing heart disease, cancer, type 2 disease, and otherRead More →

Megan Rapinoe holds the Women’s World Cup trophy after she and other members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team wins the fourth Women’s World Cup. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS Why do some people stick with an exercise habit and achieve extraordinary results while others give upRead More →

(HealthDay)—You don’t have to adopt a total vegetarian lifestyle to improve your health. You can get some of its advantages simply by replacing some of the animal proteins in your diet with plant-based ones. This can be an especially important switch for people who have even one risk factor forRead More →

Swamped with patients who have diabetes and are obese, it is often difficult for physicians to dispense advice on a single food item. For instance, often, we give no specific diktat on edible oils. Sometimes, a casual advice when patients are leaving the clinic is: “Don’t take fried food.” Well,Read More →

In case you’re not aware, May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. In the UK, Mental Health Awareness Week kicked off on Monday, 13 May and its theme this year is “Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies”. To round up the timeline, 10 October is WorldRead More →