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Brown Rice Keeps You Away From Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer

Brown rice almost got disappeared in last few years with invention of processing machine for white rice. Today, with increasing cases of obesity, cancer and diabetes in India, people are returning to brown rice. Read on to know more about brown rice and its advantages [...]

What is Diabetes?

India is called as the ‘diabetes capital of the world’ with more than 5 crore people suffering from diabetes. Many factors like the consumption of polished and processed foods, heavy intake of calorie–rich foods, sedentary lifestyles are the main reasons behind this epidemic. Though diabetes in not a fatal disorder, people suffering from it should [...]

Are you using the right cinnamon in your cooking?

Many people really adore using cinnamon in their cooking as it adds an extra touch of sweetness to their recipes. It also occupies a special place in traditional treatments as people believe that cinnamon mixed with honey when taken will cure many general health ailments. However, we need to be very cautious while using it […]

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Sugar substitutes: An easy to understand summary of most important key facts

In general, people have addiction to the taste of sugar and most of them find it difficult to control their craving for sweets and baked foods. Lately, with the increase in health issues, many of us are understanding the dangers of sugar intake with rich calories and are looking for alternative choices of food sweeteners. […]

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Top Green Tea Brands in India

With growing awareness about the health benefits of green tea, more and more people are discontinuing the usage of their traditional teas to go for this cupful of healthy beverage. Having green tea twice or thrice a day can do wonders because it has large amounts of antioxidants and poly-phenols that fights against free radicals, […]

Metabolic Process Involved in Digestion of Carbohydrates

What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates (saccharides) are the substances present in the food that humans ingest. The classification of carbohydrates is done, based on the number of single carbohydrate molecules in each of a complex molecule. Simple carbohydrates Mono saccharides: These are the carbohydrates with single sugar molecules – with a simple molecular structure that includes […]

Tips to recover from Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is the condition of not having sufficient amount of sleep. The only solution to overcome the sleep-deprivation is to have enough sleep. But, there are a few tips to overcome the issues associated with sleep-deprivation. These tips not only helps you for the day, but also makes you sleep well in that night.

Importance of Sunlight

Studies have shown that sunlight gives us specific health benefits both directly and indirectly. A sensible amount of sunlight reduces the risk of several serious health conditions and boosts our vitamin D levels. Today we have replaced sunlight with electric bulbs, but electric bulbs cannot replace many of the benefits that come with sunlight.

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Important Numbers You Need to Know to Keep Your Heart Healthy

“Numbers” refer to key markers to ensure a healthy heart. The most important numbers to know and monitor are blood pressure levels, cholesterol levels, and diabetes. When you monitor and keep a tab on these numbers, it keeps your heart healthy.

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Basic Facts on Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, it is an air borne disease. This infectious disease spreads through air from one person to another person. At present, India is home to around 26% of the world TB patients – 1 in 4 globally. Over 9.3 lakh people are currently going undetected. According […]

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How Does Tuberculosis Spread and How to Prevent the Spread?

It is important to have knowledge on diseases that are contagious, and one such disease is Tuberculosis (TB). We are all aware of the fact that, “Prevention is better than cure.” Therefore, it is better to prevent TB rather than to cure it. In our earlier article we discussed “Basic Facts on Tuberculosis (TB)“. In […]

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Tuberculosis (TB) – Diagnosis and Treatment

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that can be cured with an appropriate treatment. To prevent TB from spreading early diagnosis and treatment can prevent the infection from becoming fatal active. If the treatment is discontinued in the middle, it can lead to recurrence of the disease. In this article, we will discuss how TB can […]

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Taking Medications Correctly is an Important Aspect of Treating TB

Tuberculosis is curable with standardized treatment and medication. When TB treatment starts working gradually, the patient will feel better. This is the stage, they will show negligence on taking the prescribed medications. As per the treatment for tuberculosis, the patient should take medication every day for a period of six months. Upon feeling better, they […]

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Complications of Untreated Active Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a contagious disease like common cold. It spreads from one person to another through air. If the infected person is not treated, it can lead to serious health problems and some times even death. Early diagnosis and treatment is the only alternative to get TB treated. According to World Health Organization: An individual […]

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Physical Exercises to Relieve Stress

Physical exercise can act as a powerful tool for relieving stress. Regular exercise not only reduces stress but also improves mental health. This article is about physical exercises that helps in reducing stress.

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Start Early, Start Right – First Steps Towards Healthy Smile

Developing proper oral care habits in children at an early stage is an investment in their overall health. So start caring for your child’s teeth from the day his/her first tooth erupts, because child’s primary (milk) teeth are important. So, the early you begin to care and teach them the sooner they will start following it.

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Get to Know Dental Cavities

Cavities or tooth decay, a common dental problem that a majority of people face. A person who has cavities may not be aware of this dental problem, as signs in early stage of tooth decay are unnoticeable. Therefore, it is better to check with the dentist regularly. This can help in diagnosis of cavities early.

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