December, 2014

 

Alcohol abuse – Symptoms and Causes

Alcohol abuse - Symptoms and Causes

Anything in excess is bad, especially a highly addictive thing like alcohol. Occasional drinking in social gatherings, marriage functions, and parties is a new normal in today’s society. But, consuming alcohol to that extent that it would start affecting your personal and professional life in a negative way is alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse is one of the most prevalent mental illness that affects people of all ages, gender, life style and region across the world. There is a very thin line between acceptable use of alcohol and alcohol abuse andRead More


Healthy Spinach Soup #HealthyFoodRecipes @guestposts

Healthy Spinach Soup #HealthyFoodRecipes @guestposts

Spinach is one of the most wonderful green leafy vegetable often recommended by doctors for its special nutrient value. It is full of nutrients, antioxidants and very good for people who lack iron in body. Even for pregnant ladies, spinach is most recommended vegetable. In fact people who lack hemoglobin in their blood, regular intake of spinach can bring it back to normal. From health perspective it’s very less in calories too. Spinach has calorie value of only 23 calories. It has good amount of fibre in it that’s againRead More


Coriander and Lemon soup #HealthyFoodRecipes @guestposts

Coriander and Lemon soup #HealthyFoodRecipes @guestposts

Coriander and lemon soup is a perfect combination of a soup of people who want to have some veggies with some tangy taste in it. This soup is something different for consumption and a definite must for soup lovers. Coriander definitely is a best cooling agent for the body and keeps the body clean and helps in removing the toxins in the body. Ingredients: • Fresh Coriander leaves(2-3 tablespoon finely chopped) • Onions(chopped) • Spring onion(1 chopped) • Garlic(3-4 cloves) • Ginger(1 inch ) • Black pepper(powdered) • Salt •Read More


Ragi Idlis with Tomato Chutney #HealthyFoodRecipes @guestposts

Ragi Idlis with Tomato Chutney #HealthyFoodRecipes

Today with such a health conscious people around us and people wanting to have only healthy food.Lets talk about some healthy recipes which are simple to make and tasty in its own way. Without much of calories you can easily make them at home whenever you want Ingredients: • Ragi Flour(One cup) • Urad Daal(One cup) • Salt(2 tsp) • Water(2 tablespoon) • Oil/Ghee(1 tsp) • Eating soda(pinch) Method : Soak a cup of Urad daal overnight in water and make a fine paste of it in grinder the next morning.MixRead More


4 Common Myths About Insomnia

4 Common Myths About Insomnia

According to various studies conducted overtime in different parts of world, around 20% – 40% of world’s adult population suffers from Insomnia every year. And 1 out of every 3 people suffer from it at somepoint in their lives. And to take this a step further, around 40 million American residents on an average are suffering from the chronic stage of this sleep disorder.These numbers and figures are concerning, but even more concerning are the myths surrounding this disorder. These myths further worsen the problem, which leads to several otherRead More


Sprouts Soya Protein Salad #HealthRecipes

Sprouts Soya Protein Salad #HealthRecipes

Sprouts are one of the healthiest forms of proteins when we allow the sprouts to keep overnight and allow the sprouting to happen. We are increasing the nutrient value of those sprouts which in a way will benefit us on our health. Salads are form of dietary forms that you can eat beginning of your meal. But a meal like sprouted salads ,you can certainly replace this for your lunch or dinner as the nutrient value is equal to the lunch meal minus the calories. A combination of sprouts withRead More


Potassium Enriched Food for Healthy Dietary Regimens

Potassium Enriched Food for Healthy Dietary Regimens

The importance of potassium in diet can’t be ignored. In fact, every element from potassium to calcium to vitamins to minerals has its own significance for human body. However, the sad part of story is that most people around the globe remain quite unaware of potassium’s importance. If a person fails in providing the required input of potassium to body by any case and does not replenish those quantities soon, he/she may eventually face the problem of cardiac arrest or any other form of heart problems. And it doesn’t stopRead More


Symptoms and Causes of Acne

Symptoms and Causes of Acne

Acne is a very common skin problem, generally affecting young people of the age group from early teenage to early twenties. In general, hormonal changes are the main reason behind the development of acne. According to the medical science, oil glands at the base of hair follicles cause acne. In simpler terms, acne is caused by blockage of your skin pores by oils and dead skin cells. Acne generally occurs at face, neck, chest, back and shoulders. We all face this problem of acne/pimples on our skin at some pointRead More


Acidity or Acid Reflux Symptoms and causes

Acidity or Acid Reflux Symptoms and causes

Acidity or acid reflux is a common health disorder these days owing to unhealthy life styles and food habits. After having meals, the condition where stomach acid present in our body flow back in an upward direction towards our mouth is called acidity or acid reflux. It would be accompanied with a burning sensation in chest area. Owing to the sedentary life style (lack of exercise or physical work out), high level of mental stress and higher intake of processed unhealthy food products, almost all of us come across acidityRead More


How Yoga Helps In Combating Back Pain

How Yoga Helps In Combating Back Pain

Yoga has become a widely accepted practice for relieving back pain as its benefits have got scientific approval. Today many countries are adopting and praising this new treatment system because of its long-lasting effect. The word ‘Yoga’ has arrived from Sanskrit, the ancient language of India, and it means “Union” in English. It was first adopted and popularized in India. Yoga not just deals with your body – it deals with the entire breathing system and blood circulation system of body. It has been proven in various studies that itRead More