Tag «Healthy Lifestyle»

How to develop hygienic habits among kids

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If you’re having trouble teaching your child benefits of a good hygiene, don’t fret. Children consider hygienic habits to be the least important on their to-do list. So how do we make them inculcate good habits? 1. Start with the basics: washing hands with soap and brushing their teeth twice daily are basic and therefore …

How to protect your diet from relapsing

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With obesity and associated health issues on the rise, people have become more aware lately, trying to engage themselves in physical activities and incorporating better diet plans. Unfortunately, most of us face the problem of diet relapses. While will power is the most important prerequisite, here are five tips to help you: Set Realistic Goals: It’s …

Home Exercises For The Elderly

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As we grow older, our bodies obviously become more frail and weak. Apart from many other ailments, old age is marked by problems related to balance, coordination and mobility. These are not irredeemable problems, however. With a little care, discipline and exercise daily, the risks of balance and mobility related issues can be reduced. Is …

Some Diet Essentials for Women in their 30s

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Thirties are the new twenties, sure. But it is that much more important to take care of your health in the 30s, especially for women. On a day when we celebrate womanhood, the strength that women possess and the inspiring characters that they are to people around them, here are some important ways to protect …

Have A Super-Breakfast With Different Preparation Of Oats

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One of the healthiest options for breakfast, oats are extremely nutritious and well balanced. They are a good source of carbohydrates, fiber beta-glucan, important vitamins, minerals and antioxidant plant compounds. All these put together help in weight loss, lowered risk of heart disease, blood sugar level and more. Avoid processed oats (quick oats) if possible. …

Why should we care about Diabetes?

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Diabetes is a very common disorder to an extent that upto 12% of population in Delhi is diabetic and another 15-20 % is pre-diabetic. Diabetes is a disorder with very serious consequences if not treated well. And it is very costly to treat diabetic complications than to prevent them. The problem with diabetes is that …

Five Health Parameters To Check Mark After The Age of 30

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Once you have crossed the age of 30, it is a very good idea to get some medical tests done regularly. It is better to be safe than sorry later. While tests like checking for blood pressure, blood sugar levels and thyroid are commonly recommended, here are some other equally important ones that you should …

Five Free And Easy Stress Busters

laughter is the best medicine

Is cash crunch giving you sleepless nights and leading to stress? Well, almost everyone is in the same boat these days. And while we may not be able to improve the cash situation immediately, we can certainly do other things that help reduce stress. Yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercises help release stress and calm …

Five Steps To Improve Your Metabolism

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Your body processes everything you eat in order to function, and the pace at which it does that depends upon your metabolism. The faster your BMR, or basal metabolic rate, the faster you burn calories. This of course makes a difference if you are trying to lose weight. While metabolic rate varies with individuals and …

Five Foods For Diabetics

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Having diabetes is not the end of the world, but you do need to be careful about your food choices if you have diabetes. Here are some foods which diabetics should include in their meals: Whole grains brown rice, oatmeal, millet and sweet baked potato. Do not eat processed grains like white rice or maida. Fresh …