The importance of knowing your body composition
The weighing scale can be a friend to some and not so friendly to others! When we weigh ourselves, we may either be thrilled or not so happy with what we see. We sometimes tend to become obsessed with the numbers on the scale. But does that one solitary figure tell you the whole story about what is going on in your body?
Health Challenges of being Underweight
While obesity is a serious public health issue, being underweight is also a challenge that many people deal with. Since weight loss is an issue in the limelight, we may not be aware that there are those who also struggle to gain weight.
Home-made Supplement for Muscle mass
Commercial supplements tend to be expensive and consumers shell out a lot of money to meet their protein requirements. However, most of the time, the same can be met with natural ingredients available on our kitchen shelves.
Preventing Summer Dehydration in Babies
Should I be worried about dehydration in my baby? Know how to avoid dehydration in babies -
Match your Meal Timings to Suit your Body Clock
By aligning our meal timings accordingly, we respect our body clock. This yields immense health benefits.
Stay Protected, Stay Safe - Precautions and Treatments of Malaria
As the old saying goes- Prevention is better than cure. This rings true in preventing malaria too! Practical, planned steps can go a long way in preventing mosquito bites. This World Malaria Day let us aim to: Stay Protected and Stay Safe!
Are you TOFI? Thin Outside Fat Inside!
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.
Self-Care While Dealing With Body-Image Issues
Body-Image issues are caused by societal perceptions of what is considered to be an attractive body type. A poor body image can lead to feelings of shame and low self-esteem. This article looks at some ways in which a person can develop a healthy body image for themselves.
Calcium - The Bone Mineral
Body tissues, nerve cells, blood and other body fluids contain calcium and need calcium to work properly.
Body Shaming: Recognize the Signs & Cope With It
Body shaming is defined by Oxford Dictionary as "the action or practice of humiliating someone by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size". Unfortunately this happens often, sometimes in subtle ways, leaving a person feeling low and robbing them of self-confidence. Here's a look at how to recognize and deal with body shaming in healthy ways.