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Health & Fitness / The New Indian Express

Films portray an untrue picture of mental illnesses

Nerkonda Paarvai rsquo;s portrayal of bipolar disorder has upset survivors of the illness who say mainstream Tamil cinema rarely, if ever, offers a realistic portrayal of mental illness.

25 Aug 2019 7:50 am
The unending mid-day meals

In a fast-growing country like India, with so many young millionaires and immensely rich industrialists, it rsquo;s appalling to see that equally high proportion of children rsquo;s malnutrition.

24 Aug 2019 7:51 pm
The peel good factor

The humble onion comes packed with properties that can chase away hair problems. The beauty industry is cashing in on this therapeutic reality.

24 Aug 2019 6:10 pm
Acupuncture can solve age-old digestive issues

In the western world an increasing number of patients, especially those with chronic diseases, are using complementary and alternative medicine.

24 Aug 2019 6:05 pm
From employee wellness to wellbeing

In the current workplace milieu, the narrowed focus on physical and mental wellness is inadequate. The need of the hour is a shift in mindset from employee wellness to overall wellbeing.

24 Aug 2019 6:00 pm
Say goodbye to sticky hair

This ritual of ultra-fresh, silicone-free formula helps eliminate built-up residue that suffocates the hair. Little wonder that my hair and scalp feel autumn fresh.

24 Aug 2019 5:52 pm
Mudhi Mansa: The classic breakfast of warriors

From the kitchens of Ashoka to the bylanes of Baripada, the making of one of ancient India rsquo;s most prolific breakfast ndash; which even Raja Man Singh fell in love with.

24 Aug 2019 2:32 pm
Particulate matter thickens blood: Experts

Inhaling particulate matter leads to the thickening of blood.

24 Aug 2019 6:24 am
Flavours from the Amazon

With influences from Africa and Portugal, The Raintree rsquo;s The Brazilian Food Festival hopes to introduce the city to a cuisine that has something for everyone.

24 Aug 2019 5:39 am
This restaurant will give a walk down India’s walled cities in Bengaluru

To pay tribute to the ever-evolving Indian cuisine, Sudhir Nair from Fairfield by Mariott in the city has created a new dinner menu called Qafila.

23 Aug 2019 11:36 pm
Straight from the hills to Bengaluru

Nook-Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park, is hosting lsquo;Flavours of Uttarakhand rsquo;, an all-encompassing 12-day journey of comfort food from the North.

23 Aug 2019 11:14 pm
Start your day with nice cup of tea at the new Cha Bar in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar

Located near the Delhi Metro station, Cha Bar, Lajpat Nagar, showcases a wide range of teas and other preparations.

23 Aug 2019 7:39 am
Living alone in the city? Relive your roots with Gurugram based JustMyRoots

Earlier operational in just four cities, JustMyRoots is the first food tech platform globally that delivers perishable foods fresh at your doorstep.

23 Aug 2019 7:19 am
Exercise your freedom to live with a healthy body

A healthy body (inside out) not only makes you feel great, but it also gives you the freedom to enjoy your life to the fullest. So why not use this freedom and stay healthy for the rest of our lives.

23 Aug 2019 7:15 am
Air pollution linked to premature death risk: Study

Conducted over a 30-year period, the study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, analysed data on air pollution and mortality in 652 cities across 24 countries and regions.

22 Aug 2019 1:40 pm
Go for holistic wellness for your body, mind and soul

Holistic healthcare is a 360 degree approach involving processes to optimise the mind, body and soul connection.

22 Aug 2019 9:21 am
Early signs: learning disability in a child 

Specific learning disability (SLD) is an umbrella term that can describe different types of learning issues

22 Aug 2019 7:43 am
Choosing between glasses and contacts

Refractive errors are the most common treatable cause of visual impairment.

22 Aug 2019 7:42 am
Divine delicacies for Janmashtami

Unconventional sweets and savouries from seven different communities in the city that are sure to keep your festive appetite full and filled this Janmashtami.

22 Aug 2019 5:21 am
Mind your calories

Before you fall prey to the lsquo;low-fat, low-calorie rsquo; gimmick, find out how many calories does each 100 gm of a food item contain

22 Aug 2019 4:26 am
Up your wellness game with oils

Rooted in the Vedic culture of India, Ayurveda is a five-thousand-year-old science of natural healing and wellness.

22 Aug 2019 4:24 am
Madame Tussauds welcomes its new entrant - a burger

KFC India #39;s CMO said their Zinger burger deserved to be part of this hall of fame not only because it is a favourite worldwide but also because it was the first burger to travel to the edge of space.

21 Aug 2019 8:38 pm
Weight issues and trouble getting pregnant; here's what can be done

Obese women may have difficulty in conceiving, but local nutrition and fertility experts recommend lifestyle, diet and medical solutions.

21 Aug 2019 8:05 pm
Air pollution linked with risk of mental disorders: Study

Researchers at the University of Chicago in the US suggest a significant link between exposure to environmental pollution and an increase in the prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders.

21 Aug 2019 8:03 pm
EDM party-goers at higher risk of drug-related emergencies

A study estimated that one-third of people at these events, commonly held at nightclubs and large outdoor dance festivals have experienced a drug-related adverse effect over the past year.

21 Aug 2019 7:49 pm
Quit smoking to cut heart disease risk

It takes at least five to 10 years and perhaps up to 25 years after quitting, for CVD risk to become as low as that of a person who has never smoked.

21 Aug 2019 5:29 pm
Why do teenagers make questionable choices? Read on to find out

Taking risks and having thrilling adventures during teenage years isn #39;t necessarily a bad thing, according to the study published in the journal Trends in Neurosciences.

21 Aug 2019 4:07 pm
Alcohol is not the only factor for liver diseases

Liver disease is regularly associated with excessive alcohol use, but Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is relatively less known.

21 Aug 2019 5:29 am
Is your favourite food good for your pet too?

Sharing a snack with your dog is a fun way to connect with it especially when you choose the right food. An occasional treat doesn rsquo;t hurt either.

21 Aug 2019 5:12 am
Binge drinking more injurious to women than men: Study

The study that was conducted on rats, discovered the blood alcohol concentration was double in female rats as compared to male ones.

20 Aug 2019 3:58 pm
Cellphone breaks not good for your brain: Study

Published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions, researchers analysed 414 college undergraduates who were asked to solve sets of 20 word puzzles.

20 Aug 2019 1:07 pm
Biryani  Decoded 

After the last Nawab of Awadh, Wajed Ali Shah, was exiled to Kolkata by the British, his pension was not enough to cover his grand lifestyle.

20 Aug 2019 5:17 am
UoH study identifies gene behind cancer

If the gene HPIP does not do its job properly, cell division could get severely impacted, which, in turn, could result in cancer, they found.

18 Aug 2019 8:56 am
Women with sleep apnea at increased risk of cancer: Study

The condition of sleep apnea is well known to the general public and associated with snoring, daytime fatigue, and elevated risk of cardiovascular disease, especially in men, said the study.

17 Aug 2019 6:38 pm
Delicious recipes to boost kids’ Vitamin D level during monsoon

Monsoon has arrived, and children are more than excited to go out and frolic in the rain.

17 Aug 2019 5:25 pm
People with HIV at increased risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Study

Although the number of people contracting HIV is declining, approximately 1.8 million people are infected every year and HIV remains one of the world #39;s major health issues.

17 Aug 2019 3:02 pm
Kids with mild asthma can use inhalers as needed

The researchers found that this approach reduced the amount of steroid medication the children took monthly by almost 75 per cent.

17 Aug 2019 2:57 pm
Doctors can help parents talk with their kids about sex: Study

A study suggests that doctors have an opportunity to help parents and teens communicate about sex and alcohol in ways that will help young people make healthier choices about sexual behaviours.

17 Aug 2019 2:47 pm
Tuberculosis survivors at higher risk of developing serious lung diseases: Study

More than one-third of patients who are successfully cured of TB with antibiotics developed permanent lung damage.

16 Aug 2019 8:16 pm
Regular exercise may cut Alzheimer's risk in older adults

All participants completed a questionnaire about their physical activity and underwent neuropsychological testing and brain scans to measure several biomarkers associated with Alzheimer #39;s disease.

16 Aug 2019 8:10 pm
Heart attack cases higher in areas with more fast food outlets

For every additional fast food outlet, there were four additional heart attacks per 100,000 people each year.

16 Aug 2019 7:59 pm
Here are some remedies to tackle problems arising from overexercising

If you over-exercise, you tend to get these common problems, let rsquo;s look into how you can reduce them:

16 Aug 2019 8:13 am
At Mumbai eatery chain, humble 'Khichdi' is haute-cuisine

This backbencher dish has been an all-time favourite of Shah, who has been relishing the concoction prepared by his mother and grandmothers (both maternal/paternal) for years.

15 Aug 2019 12:47 pm
Hookah more toxic than other forms of smoking tobacco

Using a custom-built testing device, the researchers analysed emissions during a typical hookah session and found that one draw from a pipe contained as many noxious substances as a cigarette.

15 Aug 2019 11:54 am
Love to work with animals? It may up depression risk

According to the researchers, increased medical errors, absenteeism, client complaints and spending too little or too much time at work are factors to watch for.

15 Aug 2019 11:48 am
Did you know breast milk could tell babies the time of the day?

It is interesting to note how the various elements in the milk--nutritional, hormonal and immunity-building ndash;vary across the hours of the day in sync with the circadian cycle and alter its composition.

14 Aug 2019 8:02 am
Priyam Chatterjee becomes first Indian chef to receive French honour 

Priyam Chatterjee is best known for revisiting the traditional dishes from his native state of West Bengal and giving it a French twist.

13 Aug 2019 5:02 pm
Hookah more toxic than other forms of smoking tobacco: Study

Using a custom-built testing device, the researchers analysed emissions during a typical hookah session and found that one draw from a pipe contained as many noxious substances as a cigarette.

13 Aug 2019 4:54 pm
Breakfast by the breads

The Morning Standard gives a lowdown on a variety of breads for that perfect meal in many.

13 Aug 2019 8:03 am
The trouble with foodies

My writings rarely carry reviews, although, today, in an act somewhat unbecoming of me, I have allowed myself to share names above in both good and bad light.

11 Aug 2019 12:44 pm