Eat Healthy. Stay Healthy!

Eat Healthy. Stay Healthy!

  Eat Healthy. Stay Healthy!     Indian food, just like our country, is very diverse.   We have an adequate mix of healthy foods including grains, pulses and vegetables high in fiber and protein rich legumes but also, unhealthy foods such as deep fried pakoras, samosas, etc. which are extremely high in calories, along […]

Ready to Get Back in Shape?

Ready to Get Back in Shape?

  Ready to Get Back in Shape?   Another season of festivities has just passed by and most people find it hard to resist the sweets and delicacies that festivals bring with them. Festivals and bingeing on sweets and other foods often throw our fitness routine off track causing most people to worry about their […]

How many times do we blink in a minute?

How many times do we blink in a minute?

  How many times do we blink in a minute?   Average person blinks 15-20 times per minute i.e 1,200 times/hour and 28,800 times/day Blinking provides lubrication to the eyes and prevents eye from drying When you are in front of your computer, laptops or mobile screen for long duration – the frequency of blinking […]

ಡೆಂಗೀ  ಜ್ವರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಎಚ್ಚರವಿರಲಿ

ಡೆಂಗೀ ಜ್ವರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಎಚ್ಚರವಿರಲಿ

  ಡೆಂಗೀ  ಜ್ವರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಎಚ್ಚರವಿರಲಿ   ಡೆಂಗೀ (Dengue) ಜ್ವರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ನೀವು ತಿಳಿದು ಕೊಳ್ಳಬೇಕಾದ ಅಂಶಗಳು   ಡೆಂಗೀ  ಮಹಾಮಾರಿ ಜ್ವರ ಇಡೀ ದೇಶವನ್ನೇ ಆವರಿಸಿದೆ . ಹರಡಿದ ಕೆಲವೇ ದಿನಗಳಲ್ಲಿ  ಹಲವಾರು ಮಂದಿಯನ್ನು ಬಲಿ ತೆಗೆದುಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಡೆಂಗೀ ಮಾರಣಾಂತಿಕ ಜ್ವರ . ಸೊಳ್ಳೆ ಕಡಿತದಿಂದ ಹರಡುವ ಡೆಂಗೀ ಜ್ವರವು ಯಾರಿಗೆ ಬೇಕಾದರು ಹರಡಬಹುದು. ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಸೊಳ್ಳೆಗಳು ಡೆಂಗೀ ಜ್ವರವನ್ನು ಹರಡುವುದಿಲ್ಲ.ಸೋಂಕಿತ ಏಡಿಸ್ ಎಜಿಪ್ಟ (Aedes Aegypti)  ಸೊಳ್ಳೆ ಕಚ್ಚುವುದರಿಂದ ಡೆಂಗೀ ಹರಡುತ್ತದೆ.   […]

India Public Health Issues – Antibiotic Resistance

India Public Health Issues – Antibiotic Resistance

INDIA PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES – ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE   Steps to Prevent   ActivTips Only use antibiotics when prescribed by qualified medical practitioners Always complete the course of antibiotics – even if you are feeling better in between do NOT stop antibiotics mid-way Never use left over antibiotics or substitute without consulting your physician Do NOT […]

Health Benefits Of Yoga

Health Benefits Of Yoga

  Health Benefits of Yoga Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word “yuj” which means “to join”. Yoga is the oldest and ancient exercise format followed in India since 5000 years. Yoga focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost mental and physical well being.   Yoga comprises of postures called Asanas, breathing techniques and […]

Good Sleeping Habits

Good Sleeping Habits

  Good Sleeping Habits   According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults require six to nine hours of sleep every night. Sleep deprivation or having poor sleep quality can lead to: • Decreased alertness • Poor performance • Injury during work or driving • Stress in relationships   Chronic sleep deprivation may have an underlying […]

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

  Sleep apnea   Sleep apnea is a condition in which a person’s breathing can be interrupted while they are asleep. People who experience sleep apnea tend to stop breathing during their sleep which results in less oxygen reaching the brain and the rest of the body. If left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to […]

World Health Day 2016 – Beat Diabetes

World Health Day 2016 – Beat Diabetes

  World Health Day 2016 – Beat Diabetes   The World Health Organization is marking, World Health Day, 7th April 2016 by calling for action on Diabetes. Let’s Beat Diabetes Together! Diabetes Mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases which causes the person to have high blood sugar levels. It is a long-term condition and […]