CANCER RISK FROM CELLPHONES RADIATION IS SMALL.

CANCER RISK FROM CELLPHONES RADIATION IS SMALL.

Do callphones cause cancer? Despite years of research, there is still no clear answer. But the recent studies has released, one on man and one on mice, suggest that if there is any risk, it is small. Safety questions about cell phones have drawn intense interest and debate for years as the devises have become integral to most people’s lives. Even a minute risk could harm millions of people. These two studies on the effects of the type of radiation that phones emit     were conducted for over 10 years and…

HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT

HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT

We all are very much aware with various human activities that have caused irreparable damage to land, air, water and   organisms that inhabit them. Man is mercilessly exploiting the planet that nurtures him and provides life and sustenance. The increasing concern now for the protection of the environment is not because of mans love for nature but to a great extent to protect directly or indirectly human health, well-being, and comfort and to avoid illness and diseases. Although ancient civilizations were aware of the effects of environment on health, the…

BACK TO BASICS OF FOODS

BACK TO BASICS OF FOODS

In today’s day and age, it’s difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle, especially if you are not a fitness enthusiast. Blame it on the busy schedule or lack of motivation. No matter how hard you try, there are times when it’s difficult to follow a fitness regimen. If you want to lose weight, and get to healthy lifestyle, but don’t know where to begin? Here are some starting points. Replace half of your meal plate with non-starchy vegetables- Focus on reducing your calories. Therefore, vegetables that contain starch like potato,…

IMMUNITY BOOSTER

IMMUNITY BOOSTER

Garlic is grown in most parts of the world and is commonly used as a seasoning. It comes from the onion family and the allicin compound present in garlic gives it its distinct odour. It also contains sulphur compounds which have proven to have some astonishing medicinal properties. Why garlic should be a staple ingredient in meals- it has a plethora of anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. If there is one food that actually deserves the ‘detox’ tag, it has to be garlic. There are several research papers available…

LIVING WITHOUT TOXINS.

LIVING WITHOUT TOXINS.

We breathe a handful of carcinogens every day. In cities, it’s almost close to smoking a few cigarettes a day. Right from the air we breathe, the food we eat clothes we wear and the cosmetics we apply on our skin and hair- chemicals are lurking everywhere. We have innumerable cases of persistent cold and coughs, asthma, bronchitis, cancer, hormonal imbalance, autoimmunity, upset guts, headaches, migraines, memory loss, skin allergies, all of which speak volumes to the extent of chemical exposure we face. We have 6 ways to cut chemicals-…

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…