Happy Hormones

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Boost your five happy hormonesDOPAMINE- This hormone affects the nervous system & is associated with brain’s reward mechanism.Setting goals and achieving them gives a kick to this hormone. How to Boost -Seek out pleasurable healthy activities that have a positive impact on life.spend more time in the sunlight to increase your sensitivity to dopamine.practice deep breathing […]

Pregnancy

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“Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation, where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body, a miracle of wisdom.” A healthy and nutritious diet is a greatest gift to the developing baby. Supplying your body a tasty blend of nutritious food can improve your fertility, keep you […]

Overweight

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Obesity is abnormal accumulation of body fat amounting to approximately 20% or more of the ideal body weight.Life insurance statistics provide retrospective data suggesting that life expectancy is shorter in overweight individuals. If weight is 20% more than the average, life expectancy is decreased by 20% in males & 10% in females. The principal cause […]

Diabetes

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WHAT IS DIABETES? Diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder that increases the level of sugar in the blood. It is caused when body cannot produce or properly use INSULIN, a hormone needed for glucose metabolism. TYPES OF DIABETES TYPE 1 OR INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETES MELLITUS (IDDM) This type is more common in children & young […]

Heart Diseases

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                 COMMON HEART CONDITIONS   Rheumatic Heart disease Rheumatic heart disease is caused by one or more attacks of rheumatic fever, which then do damage to the heart, particularly the heart valves. Rheumatic fever usually occurs in childhood, and may follow a streptococcal infection. In some cases, the […]

NEW-Kids Exam Time Eats

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You know that exams are upon your kids when Facebooking takes a backseat and PCs are used to Google definitions and do research for tutorials! In such high pressure situations, here’s how you can ensure that your kids stay healthy and alert. TESTING TIMES AHEAD A complete guide to do’s & dont’s for your teenage […]

Hydrating Foods

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With summer, at its peak, it is important to keep yourself well hydrated. While drinking water is prerequisite, you can also replenish water lost through sweat by consuming foods that are not only high in water content but also low in calories. CUCUMBER- It has a water content of 96.7%. Also is packed with potassium, […]

Never grow old

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Never grow old with these tips Eliminate destructive behaviors- To live a disease free & a long life eliminate destructive behaviors like smoking, excess drinking, sweet tooth, etc. Eat properly- Almost 70% of your health is about what you put into your body. Fuel your body with fresh, nutritionally dense food. Eat the right fats, […]