Food Safety Tips

Food Safety Tips

  Food is one of the essential commodities for our living. What we eat and how we eat matters, which means the food we eat needs to be safe – purchased safe, stored safe, handled and cooked safe.   A few tips to help you understand how to keep and consume safe food include:   […]

IMPACT OF EXERCISE ON MENTAL HEALTH

IMPACT OF EXERCISE ON MENTAL HEALTH

  Exercise has an overall good impact on our health; it makes a person fit physically and helps to keep the important enemies like cholesterol and heart ailments away.   But what not many people know about exercise is that, it works wonders on our mental health.   A few ways in which exercise helps […]

Ideal Diet?

Ideal Diet?

  The word ‘Diet’ gets thrown about a lot when talking about health and fitness. Diet is not just important from a weight loss perspective, but is also equally vital to stay fit and healthy. Diets vary based on community, region, etc – however a few key components are common to them all; they form […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

      Do you feel tired all the time despite getting enough rest? Are you unable to focus on work and other activities because you feel lethargic and tired? These are symptoms of a condition known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a complicated disorder characterized by […]

Dengue Fever – Preventive Tips

Dengue Fever – Preventive Tips

DENGUE FEVER   We’ve all heard about Dengue and are fairly familiar with what causes Dengue and what steps we can take to prevent Dengue and the spread of mosquitoes.   Dengue Fever – What you need to know!   Dengue is characterized by a drastic fall in blood platelet count. Symptoms mimic any other […]

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day

   12th May – International Nurses Day   Have you ever visited a hospital or a clinic, thanked your Doctor but forgotten about your Nurse? It is rightly said that, ‘Doctors are the brain, but Nurses are the Heart of Healthcare’. Nurses are the first to start their work in managing patients and providing quality medical […]

Alcoholism

Alcoholism

  Alcohol raises eyebrows for many. It may represent fun, joy and party for a few and anger, resentment and depression for the others.     In today’s world, alcohol consumption is mere pleasure and a matter of prestige for certain individuals – Social Drinkers!   However, for another group of people, alcohol consumption becomes […]

Why should you donate blood?

Why should you donate blood?

    Why should you donate blood?   Numerous blood banks, infinite ads about blood donation, everyone talks about donating blood but do you know why should one donate blood?   Blood is the most precious gift that one can give to another person, donating blood is donating life!   Benefits for Blood Donors:   […]

Are you Dehydrated?

Are you Dehydrated?

  Are you Dehydrated?   Dehydration is a condition wherein the body stores of water is decreased due to an excessive loss of water from the body when compared to intake. Dehydration can occur in all age groups and in all seasons, however it more commonly occurs during summer months.     What causes Dehydration? […]