Category Archive for: ‘Health’

Cancer

G-EYE: A new ray hope for the cancer patients

Every year India is flooded with the reports that bring out the information about the threatening diseases that are spreading in the air of the nation. The recent finding states that the Colorectal cancer is the next major health concern population of India has to face. But, now this disease can be cured with the early detection of it. The …

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diabetes

A message a day can now keep the Diabetes away

A new study has found that a daily ping on your mobile phone about health and the methods of living a healthy lifestyle have the potential to reduce the chance of developing diabetes. This research has surely surprised many but it quotes the success of the developing countries in doing this. The paper published in Journal of Medical and Internet …

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Ayurved

Luxurious Ayurveda

Luxurious Ayurveda Ayurveda originated in India over 6000 years ago as a holistic means of treating and preventing ailments. Using a wellrounded and interactive approach, Ayurvedic treatments can enhance well-being and nourish and rejuvenate every aspect of a person’s well-being, whether it is physical, mental, and/ or spiritual. Based on one’s Dosha (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) to ensure effective treatment, ayurvedic …

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Hydrated, Happy, and Healthy

Hydrated, Happy, and Healthy

Author by Nisha Jani I have no idea where March went, nor April. With May coming to an end, we need to keep our focus on the upcoming season. I’m not just talking about wedding season, but summer! One of the best things to keep handy this hot weather wedding season is water. We have heard it multiple times from …

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Seeking Help for Eating Disorders By Dr. Henah Gupta

Author by Dr. Henah Gupta If you or someone you know is struggling with food, weight or body image issues; it is important for you to continue to read through this article. My goal in writing for this magazine is to help in community awareness and education about what eating disorders are and the importance of receiving help to overcome …

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The Newest Rx on the Market: Preventative Care

Author by Nisha Jani If you are a fellow South Asian whose family loves Indian food, I challenge you to open your pantries, open your refrigerators. More likely than not, you’ll find packets of frozen sodium-packed meals, soup cans, starchy pastas, rice, cookie boxes, and Indian snacks outnumbering the fresh fruits and vegetables. A quick glance at my own pantry, …

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Why is Yoga Therapy?

Why is Yoga Therapy?

Author by Alpa Bhatia Why are we becoming so sick and what we can do about it using therapeutic yogic practices?   Stress makes plaque build up in your artery very quickly. People who have one risk factor whether high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, or if they have gone for a heart attack, bypass surgery or angioplasty, yoga is …

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Check Your Numbers

Check Your Numbers

Water: How Much is Enough? The National Academies Institute of Medicine reviewed years of research evidence on adequate water intake and has the following recommendations: Men: 13 cups (about 10.5 cups from beverages) Women: 9 cups (about 7 cups from beverages) Pregnant Women: 10 cups (about 8 cups from beverages) Breastfeeding Women: 13 cups (about 10.5 cups from beverages) Salt: …

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A Journey Down the Aisle to Fitness

Author by Nisha Jani While you work backwards on your wedding planning, keep your health and fitness in mind. It can make all the difference during the actual event- as well as in those photographs you’ll cherish forever. Whether you’re the bride, bridesmaid, or mother of the bride, this is an opportunity to start a new, healthy chapter in your …

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Yoga

Yoga for Both Preventive and Therapeutic Healthcare

Author by Rajan Narayanan By C. Rajan Narayanan, PhD, Executive Director, Life in Yoga Institute Most people think of yoga along the lines of gym exercise for fitness, and most medical professionals think of yoga as physical manipulation along the lines of physiotherapy. Both are grossly misinformed. The following are some quick spotlights for you to be better informed about …

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