How to increase our good cholesterol (HDL)

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

HDL cholesterol, or “good” cholesterol, appears to scour the walls of blood vessels, cleaning out excess cholesterol. It then carries that excess cholesterol — which otherwise might have…

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Exercise for Breast Cancer Survivors

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Goa has the second highest number of breast cancer cases in the country after Bangalore, according to Goa-based NGO Muskan, a support group for cancer survivors. If you…

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Diwali and diabetes

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Diwali- the festival of lights is a very significant hindu festival in India. It is a time when friends and family come together to celebrate the triumph of…

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Can eating right prevent cancer?

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Every single person I know has a loved one or a close relative who has cancer or has died of cancer. It is frightening. I did not think…

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What can I do to help my child lose weight?

Thursday, May 1, 2014

I get a lot of calls from helpless parents asking me this question, “How can I help my child lose weight?” All over the world, childhood obesity has…

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Childhood Obesity – A Growing Problem

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Overweight children are likely to age faster and face illnesses that were once common in only adults. Here’s how the extra weight can affect a child’s body: –

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Is your love killing your child?

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Let’s face it. We have a problem. Over 15% of children worldwide are obese and another 15% are at the risk of becoming overweight. Of these 2/3rd will…

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Why is Magnesium important?

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Imagine your muscles in a permanent state of contraction. Without magnesium to support the absorption of calcium, muscles cannot relax properly. Magnesium is vital to the human body,

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Are strict low fat diets appropriate for children?

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Obesity is on the rise because of improper nutrition, lack of exercise and inactive lifestyles. Many children today are overweight and are prone to childhood obesity or will…

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All About Cholesterol – The Good, The Bad & The Solution

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Most people cringe at the word cholesterol, associating the term solely with a scolding from doctors and concerned family members. It may surprise you to know that cholesterol…

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