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 →

Some fitness trackers are inaccurately measuring running distance, according to research from the consumer watchdog Which? It tested 118 trackers using a treadmill to complete the distance of a marathon – 26.2 miles (42km). It found that the least reliable was the Garmin Vivosmart 4, which underestimated the distance byRead More →

Hair plays a pivotal role in the feeling of well-being and in physical attractiveness. Appearance of the hair is primarily determined by its surface texture, colour, thickness and shine. Scalp functioning and hair attractiveness are dependent on nutrition. There are evidences that having a deficiency of nutrients does cause numerousRead More →

Logging your diet might help you lose weight effectively. (Source: File Photo) While logging everything you eat can be a tedious task, it turns out that this technique can help loose weight effectively, according to a recent study. The technique, known as dietary self-monitoring, requires a person to record everythingRead More →

We all treasure our vision but many of us still believe myths about how we can keep our eyes healthy. Here, according to Harvard Medical School experts and others, are the top commonly believed myths about protecting your eyes and the truth. 1. Doing eye exercises will eliminate the needRead More →