Managing Health Issues of the Elderly

Managing Health Issues of the Elderly

As people tend to age, gradual change becomes apparent in their lifestyles. Usually, the early signs include a loss of appetite and difficulty in absorption of nutrients which can result into nutritional deficiencies for senior citizens. There are deeper, elderly nutrition-related problems nutritional deficiencies and chronic diseases that slither underneath and can affect the immune systems. Some of these problems, psychological as well as physiological, are listed as follows:
Easy New Year Resolutions for Better Health

Easy New Year Resolutions for Better Health

As the year comes to a close, many of us make resolutions to become a better version of ourselves in the coming year. These resolutions often revolve around health and fitness. Gym memberships, yoga classes, shopping for active wear, etc. all of these activities are on our minds. Each resolution starts with absolute conviction and energy, but as days pass by many of us tend to realize that we’ve bitten off more than we could chew in an attempt to totally transform our lives.

Easy Lifestyle Changes For Better Health

Easy Lifestyle Changes For Better Health

I am a huge fan of creating small but powerful habit changes that can impact overall health. Honestly, if we look back in any area where we have come a long way, we will see it was something small we changed. For instance, if I was more organized with my time, it was because of the checklist I made previous night. If I was concentrating better on writing my article, it is because I disconnected my social media for that time period.

Is unpolished dal good for health?

Is unpolished dal good for health?

there are many versions of dal available in the market – polished, unpolished, and organic. Polished food grains and dals tend to look more attractive than the unpolished versions. Polishing is done using various elements such as water, oil, leather, etc. This process could compromise the nutritional properties of the dals and pulses. This could also add moisture content to the dal, thereby increasing the weight.

Eating Right - #LearntoLove What You Don’t Like with Luke Coutinho

Eating Right - #LearntoLove What You Don’t Like with Luke Coutinho

Food has a vital role to play in nourishing the body with the required nutrients that help to maintain and implement regular physical functioning. It won’t be an exaggeration to say that just by sticking to healthy food habits and eating the right food with an understanding of their nutritional value one can maintain good health for lifelong!

 

Our choices of foods determine our health, however diseases are multifactorial but with the right choice of foods, one can achieve and sustain a good state of health. Our food choices make a huge impact on our well-being; a well-balanced diet can help one fighting with diseases like diabetes, cancer, obesity, cardiovascular and many more.

Iodised salt and mental development

Iodised salt and mental development

Iodine – a micronutrient which has a very crucial part to play in the development and functioning of our body.  Although needed in a small quantity, it can have grave ramifications if not consumed in the recommended dose. Iodine deficiency causes serious health issues in pregnant women and in children. Iodine insufficiency may adversely affect mental development in children.
Why Do We Crave Sugar In Winter

Why Do We Crave Sugar In Winter

The cold weather triggers a strong craving for rich, warm, gooey foods which are often high in calories! Why do winters make us long for decadent, sugary foods? Here’s how winter affects our appetite.
Choose the right salt for better health

Choose the right salt for better health

Dr. Shweta U. Shah 03 August 2019 This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah. A practicing homeopath, she follows a patient-centred p...
Giving Up The Sugar Addiction

Giving Up The Sugar Addiction

Dr. Shweta U. Shah 18 December 2019 This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah. A practicing homeopath, she follows a patient-centred...
Curcumin’s Positive Effect On Health

Curcumin’s Positive Effect On Health

Turmeric has been gaining massive popularity and repute and all its wonderful benefits are science-backed. The spice contains compounds with powerful medicinal properties – these compounds are curcuminoids, and the principal one is curcumin

 

Cooking with different salts

Cooking with different salts

While cooking, no ingredient is as pivotal and as indispensable as salt! Salt brings out all the distinct and delectable flavours and makes the food taste good! When you visit a gourmet store, you will find a whole host of diverse kinds of salts
5 Salty truths for good health

5 Salty truths for good health

Salt, an ingredient in our food that is extremely essential for good health. Absence of salt has many more repercussions beyond bland food