A visit to a doctor’s office or health clinic sometimes involves filling out a health form or a health risk assessment. Some of the questions asked include habits such as smoking and drinking, but did you know that there are other bad habits that may be part of our lifestyle?Read More
Vitamin K is crucial in the body for its part in blood clotting and prevention of prolonged bleeding. It is a fat-soluble vitamin and is a group of two compounds. Vitamin K1- phylloquinone, which is the main type of Vitamin K usually is found in plant sources, and vitamin K2 menaquinone, some of which is produced naturally in the intestine,Read More
Vegan diet/ veganism is rapidly rising in the world because of various reasons like- health/ animal welfare or environmental concerns. Research also states that, plant-based diets are linked to lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases/ type-2 diabetes/ cancers because of its low saturated fat content (1).
Some health gurus and fitness freaks are increasingly on the anti-gluten warpath. Usually gluten free foods were found in health food stores if they were stocked at all. But these days our supermarkets contain food products that carry a ‘gluten- free’ label. But is gluten really all that bad for us?Read More
Lentils are a staple in an Indian diet. Let us look at their health benefits.Read More
Soups make great accompaniments to meals! They are healthy, wholesome and nourishing.Read More
Does this concept surprise you? How can a thin person be fat? We usually equate a thin person with good health and fitness. While an overweight or obese person, we may mentally brand is unhealthy and unfit.Read More
Is there a link between stress and heart health?>Read More