Category Archive for: ‘Health’

Nurture a Healthy Heart

Nurture a Healthy Heart

Nurture a Healthy Heart Heart disease is fast emerging as a threat to Indians, both here in the United States and those in India. Despite the fact that many Indians follow a vegetarian diet, many still eat diets rich in fats, sweets, and cholesterol. While Indian food might not be synonymous with healthy eating, there are simple ways to “healthify” …

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The Ingredients Matter

For those who suffer from allergies and a myriad of afflictions such as asthma, arthritis, and obesity, The Ingredients Matter offers a new approach to cooking aimed at bringing us closer to eating a plant-based diet as well as foods in their natural state– as opposed to the processed, genetically modified foods that are both readily available and easily prepared …

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June is Vitiligo Awareness Month

June is Vitiligo Awareness Month

Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group Imagine finding white spots on your skin that spread for no apparent reason. This change in physical appearance can be terrifying and confusing. Living with vitiligo can make it difficult to be comfortable in your own skin. The lack of public understanding and overt discrimination faced by many vitiligans can make simple daily …

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Eat Your Way to a Healthy Body

Eat Your Way to a Healthy Body

Berries High in antioxidants and a myriad of vitamins, blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries are a great addition to any meal. Wash fruit in the morning and keep it on hand during the day. You will be surprised by how many little hands start picking at the fruit! Add berries to oatmeal, smoothies, and baked goods. Try to buy organic when …

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Why Is a Healthy Weight Important?

Why Is a Healthy Weight Important? – Saira Gillani, ND

Author by Saira Gillani, ND In the United States, it is estimated that diabetes can be up to six times more common in South Asian communities. This in turn can lead to a number of serious health problems, including coronary heart disease, kidney disease and eye problems. These health issues can affect anyone. However, a few healthy changes to diet …

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Anti Cancer Diet

Anti Cancer Diet – Saira Gillani ND, CTN, MBA Natural Health Atlanta

Author by Saira Gillani, ND Whether you have a history of cancer in your family, or are currently battling the disease, lifestyle factors, including your diet, can make an enormous difference in helping you fight off cancer. Some foods actually increase your risk of cancer, while others support your body and strengthen your immune system. By making smart food choices, …

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Reduce Sickness with Indian Herbs

Reduce Sickness with Indian Herbs By Saira Gillani ND Natural Health Atlanta

Author by Saira Gillani, ND Did you know that Indian herbs have many great health benefits? The ancient practice of Ayurvedic medicine promotes a healthy diet. Foods rich in spices are traditionally used for health and flavor. Ayurveda promotes providing the six tastes: astringent, pungent, bitter, sour, salty, and sweet in meals for health benefits. Here are the top five …

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Medical Tourism: An Indian Perspective

Medical Tourism: An Indian Perspective

Author by Dr. Niraj B. Vasavada, MBBS, MS (Ortho) FABMISS (Spine) The number of medical tourists traveling to Asian countries is increasing by about 20% to 30%. The four major countries participating in this field are India, Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia. Nearly 65 years after independence, India is emerging as one of the fastest growing economies. Unlike other sectors wherein …

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Start Your New Year with a Healthy Twist

Start Your New Year with a Healthy Twist

Another new year has begun, and like many, you are likely contemplating the extra pounds you put on during the holidays. Last issue, we featured some festive recipes that were not very health-conscious, but it is hard to resist holiday fare. And, after all, what fun is life without a few indulgences! Indulgences aside, with data about obesity, diabetes, and …

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Organ Donation: A Lost Noble Cause

Organ Donation: A Lost Noble Cause

The thought of living on after one’s death may be a philosophical one, but for those who are thinking along these lines, a possible reality. But how? If organ donation has not occurred to you yet as the answer, then you have missed out on the only possibility of being immortal and that too in the noblest of ways. However, …

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