After a few weeks of dealing with the home-isolation situation, it is certain that while many of us have adjusted to our new schedules, our mental condition has definitely gone downhill, thanks to this life-altering pandemic. According to a survey conducted by the Indian Psychiatry Society, the number of reported cases of mental illness in India increased by 20% within a week since the country went into lockdown.
The nationwide Lockdown has turned into a fitting time for us to focus on our kitchen cabinets and figure out nutritional needs, looking at our kitchen supplies. Eating healthy ought to be a habit, no matter what the circumstances are. While the situation we find ourselves in might seem tiresome, it is in fact one of the best opportunities to eat smart that can help us stay healthy for the next few days. To ensure that, let’s take a look at these following kitchen hacks:
Salt has many health benefits and plays a vital role in our body across all significant stages of the human life cycle. Hence, it must be consumed, within the recommended amount, through our diet. Let us take a look at the significant stages starting from infancy, childhood, pregnancy, middle age and old age and find out why salt is vital while moving through these significant phases of the human life cycle.
Poha may rightly be described as one of the world's first-ever "healthy fast foods”. Poha is all about being Sarvagun Sampann – a wholesome nutritious breakfast, with the essential nutrients. And yet, it is so underrated! One of the biggest nutritional benefits of poha is that it is a potent source of dietary fibre since fibre is an essential part of a ‘sampann’ and healthy diet.
In this hyper-connected world, misinformation is all around us. While knowledge is right at our fingertips, distinguishing between right and wrong can often become difficult. Information overload also means that we receive different types of- and even contradictory, at times - health advice from multiple sources including our friends and family.
Stay on top of the common misinformation around you by getting your facts from verified experts. Adopt of a healthy lifestyle by being aware of these common myths about health and weight loss.
Incorporating plenty of colours in your diet is one of the easiest and most effective way to ensure wellbeing and keep myriad of diseases at bay. This Holi, as you celebrate with colours, resolve to bring colours to your plate to stay in the pink of health. Follow this simple rule of rainbow eating to get a wide range of nutrients through your diet. Let’s take a look at some colourful options.