Do You Work Hard And Best Under Pressure?

Do You Work Hard And Best Under Pressure?

We all must says, time is infinite, it has no end. Well, who is to tell a “deadline “that? There is nothing like a deadline to prove that time too is finite. Every kind of time ends- good or bad. And waiting to meet it at the end is a deadline. Most of us wait for a deadline to loom large before putting our heads down to completing a task. Most bills get paid on the last date, we rush for meetings at the last minute, and start studying  for…

Is Your Office AC Unhealthy?

Is Your Office AC Unhealthy?

  There is considerable proof mounting that your workplace AC is one of the big reasons your office is making you sick. …….so stops blaming your work. AC is a big contributing factor to the sick-building syndrome (SBS). According to the study, people working in office buildings with central air conditioning had more symptoms of illness than others. Cold discomfort- Long-term exposure to a low temperature environment affects the joints and muscles, often leading to neck and back stiffness, pain in the waist and limbs, hands and feet, etc. It…

7 Secrets of Yogic Nutrition

7 Secrets of Yogic Nutrition

  Ever wondered what is so special about the way yogis eat? Here’s revealing some of the top secrets of yogis that can help attain a balance between the mind, body and soul. An alkaline start- There is a build-up of toxins and acids in our bodies overnight; hence a ritual of lemon water on an empty stomach is very dear to yoga. It is extremely alkaline, detoxifies and wakes up all the organs much better than coffee does. Sattvic eating- In ancient texts, there is no mention of cabs,…

Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

It is easy to get lost in the whole health-food terminology and discourse on clean living. One can’t really tell where healthy stops and unhealthy begins. One major factor in determining the healthfulness of a food can be by looking at it from an alkaline or acidic point of view. The more alkaline it is the better. Alkaline diets have gained more importance from the cancer world, as many research studies are now showing an obvious connection between acidic diets and rise in cancers. Alkaline balance- In order for your…

Go Bitter In the Rains

Go Bitter In the Rains

Immunity levels suffer a setback during monsoon and it becomes really difficult to digest food. Then there is the risk of all kinds of skin and stomach infections. According to ayurveda, bitter foods are a great combat material for rain toxins. They neutralize pita dash, help in digestion and have anti-bacterial properties. Gourds- Vegetables like snake gourd, ash gourd, bitter gourd et al are extremely nutritious and are a much better option than leafy greens during the monsoons. They are rich in minerals like calcium, magnesium, and perk up your…

Drink For Dessert? Just Try It Once.

Drink For Dessert? Just Try It Once.

Wine is good for the heart, beer for your kidneys and premium scotch for the mind. All these in moderation, of course. Healthy drinking, may sound like an oxymoron, but with rise of gluten-free, chemical-free and herb –infused versions, it’s a trend worth latching onto. Post-dinner drinks, mostly digestive’s, are enjoying a renaissance in cocktail menus worldwide. These drinks range from dark herbal medicinal drinks to lighter, bitter drinks. Their flavors are a mix of herbs, roots, barks, berries, spices, flowers and citrus peels. Drink as dessert- Whetting your appetite…

Autism- A Brain Development Disorder

Autism- A Brain Development Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder is a brain development disorder, which results in communication, socialization, and development problems. With autism there is a developmental delay of many basic skills, most notably the ability to socialize or form relationships with others as well as the ability to communicate and to use imagination. People with autism may also exhibit various forms of repetitive or restricted behavior. Autism is four times more common in boys than in girls and affects an estimated 10-20 of every 10,000 people, unfortunately autism is on the rise in India…

Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

It is easy to get lost in the whole health-food terminology and discourse on clean living. One can’t really tell where healthy stops and unhealthy begins. One major factor in determining the healthfulness of a food can be by looking at it from an alkaline or acidic point of view. The more alkaline it is the better. Alkaline diets have gained more importance from the cancer world, as many research studies are now showing an obvious connection between acidic diets and rise in cancers. Alkaline balance- In order for your…

Sites to Keep Your Baby Safe

Sites to Keep Your Baby Safe

Campaign safe childhood- A flagship campaign of life and pursuit’s foundation, campaign safe childhood is committed towards providing safer and toxin-free world to children. It aims to educate parents about hazardous and toxic chemicals in personal care, food products and toys so that they can make well informed choices. It also aims to petition governments for ineffective and archaic laws to be modified, and stricter regulations be established. This campaign also aims to create awareness so that gullible parents can look beyond false or misleading claims of companies to sell…

Community Health and Nutrition

Community Health and Nutrition

These two terms cannot really be defined separately since problems of nutrition and health co-exist in the community, where one influences the other. Therefore, general awareness has been provided by an elaboration of the concept of community nutrition. Community health- Community health is concerned with the health problems of population groups lead inevitably to a broad range of interests, i.e., from the cause, prevention and control of diseases, nutritional or otherwise. Thus community health includes both identification of nutritional health and health problems and causes and prevention as well as…