Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food - Hippocrates. A simple way to love ourselves is by taking a relook at the way we eat and relearning the art of eating healthy.
It’s January 2022, while some of us commit to a lot of promises, working on a resolution to see where we want to be towards the end of this year - It is a promise that we make to be better than last year.
Our modern dietary habits impact every part of our cells in the body. Failure to follow a healthy lifestyle leads to the development of Insulin Resistance through multiple pathways.
Adapting to the so-called ‘modern lifestyle’ puts us at risk of developing 'Insulin Resistance'- one of the root causes of lifestyle conditions like Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, PCOS and Heart Diseases.
Nuts consist of healthy fats and proteins that help in maintaining blood pressure, increases good cholesterol, regular bowel movement and also contributes to blood flow in the brain.
There are 5 cardinal signs of inflammation: pain, heat, redness, swelling and loss of function. It is a necessary response from our internal defence system. Inflammation can have various effects on different organs of the body.
Sporting icon, Sourav Ganguly, suffered a cardiac arrest at 48 - Dada & other seemingly "fit" personalities have suffered bad health outcomes in the recent past. So what went wrong? Isn’t being fit the same as being healthy?
Visceral fat is associated with the release of proteins and hormones that cause inflammation. It can also have other harmful effects in the body like raising blood pressure and bad cholesterol.
Certain lifestyle habits that we have cultivated over years have affected our sleep cycles. While these habits are hard to change, some simple tips can help you sleep better.
None of us wants to be on the journey of a lifestyle disorder. Yet, when we decide that this not the destination for us, we start applying the brakes to slow down but seldom consider making a U-turn.