“Sorry, Sir; for next five days we will be serving only sweets! No snacks, no savouries!” This was a sales man at a sweetmeat shop in Mumbai, which was also popular for their snacks and savouries, and it was two days prior to Ganesh Chaturthi, 29th Aug 2014. Being in practice for over 37 years, I recalled the chaotic diabetes… Read more →
If you or a close family member hates consuming vegetable; just want to live on meat, dal and/ or potatoes, it is time to be concerned. I am married for 8 months and realized hubby dear lives on meats; I was concerned! Honed my cookery act and today can proclaim that he relishes eating veggies.
One should be cautious with Borderline Diabetes :
Recommended Daily Diet Ratios :
‘Washing hands has saved more lives than any medical breakthrough in a generation’ A 2012 headline in Daily Mail, UK. Major campaign towards hand washing began around that time and soap and alcohol bought for the purpose almost trebled! Lately, in India, a lot is being spoken about ‘washing hands’ – frequently and properly – both in print media as… Read more →
Blood Pressure Complications :
15th August, Times of India carried a news item on cover page, ‘1.7 million deaths due to too much salt in diet’ quoting a study by prestigious New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). It went on to add, ‘average consumption of salt across the globe was 3.95 gm per day, nearly double the 2 gm recommended by the World Health… Read more →
Infographic #1 Blood Pressure Statistics
Inability to sleep (insomnia) or Sleep Deprivation is one of the leading cause of stress. Some of the important, identifiable & preventable, reasons are Delaying going to bed till late; ensure adequate time in bed, free from interruptions and demands. Taking Laptop/Smart phone to bed thinking let me work till I feel sleepy. The bed is to be used for… Read more →
Till date Obesity was linked to hypertension, diabetes, heart attacks, stroke etc; Lately, conclusive research has shown that Obesity is a risk factor for Cancer as well.