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How Stress Affects Your Weight

Stress is bad. But we all know that. But did you know stress affects your weight? Yes, increased stress compromises your insulin, metabolism and hormone levels. Cortisol, commonly known as the fight-or-flight hormone, is secreted when you are under stress. The...

Negative Calorie food items- What are they and how do they help?

You would have heard the term “Calories” frequently. If not, a calorie is a unit to measure the energy expenditure by our body and the energy stored when we eat. So what are negative calorie food items? No, they are not zero-calorie foods. Theoretically, more energy...

Common Monsoon Illness and their prevention

Monsoon is going to be a refreshing escape after a scorching summer. But as enjoyable as it will be, the sudden change in climate is going to make us susceptible to a number of diseases, some of which can be fatal if left untreated. We should be mindful of these...

Eczema – Preventions

Red patches of skin on your baby’s chin, chest, hands or legs. Seen them before? It might be symptoms of Eczema. It is common in infants and is marked with red patches of skin which becomes irritable to the point where your child might start scratching frequently...

Influenza- A common monsoon disease

Yay! Rain! Yes, the monsoon is going to arrive soon to provide a much-needed respite from this heat. But it also brings with it numerous diseases which could have a traumatic experience on us. It is essential to incorporate preventive measures so that we could enjoy...

You are the reason for your back pain. Want to know how?

“The average age at which an Indian kid gets their first smartphone is 15 years.” Sounds dangerous, isn’t it? While we have many benefits of exposing our kids to technology, there are also risks associated with their posture that one needs to be careful about. As the...

Complex Carbohydrates to eat

'Carbohydrates'- a term we have used since elementary school. So, what are they? Essentially, they are a macronutrient which produces energy for our body. You probably must have heard, "Too many carbs are detrimental to your health". Let me just break it down and...

7 Reasons Why You Suffer From Hair Loss

Are you freaking out because you keep losing hair every passing day? Changing your shampoo or taking supplements might not always solve your problem. Maybe it’s time to take a closer look at your diet, daily routine and hygiene preferences to find out the actual...

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