The seeds and leaves of methi (fenugreek) are readily available and widely used in Indian kitchen. They have a strong aroma and a bitter taste. But when used in small quantities they impart flavour to your food. It is commonly
Q: My grandfather’s age is 78 years. His weight is 130 kg and he is diabetic, has high BP and knee pain. What is the best way to lose weight at this age?
Answered by our expert Neha Chandna
Since he is suffering from knee
The meals you child’s schools serve is set to get healthier with BMC officials in talks with private schools in Mumbai urging them to modify their menu and include more healthy food items. ‘We plan to start awareness
Now you can keep your blood sugar problems at bay with exercise. Scientists of the Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan have shown that growth of white muscle due to exercise can help keep blood sugar level in
For the first time scientists have established a link between arsenic exposure in youngsters and development of Type 2 diabetes. A new study found that higher levels of mercury exposure in young adults increased their risks for
India's health ministry on Thursday said it would scale up the response to non-communicable diseases and work towards prevention and control of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and strokes. A national programme for the
A total of 17,019,476 people have been screened for diabetes and hypertension under a scheme launched by the government in 100 districts of the country.Out of the total number of people screened under the National Programme for
Laparoscopic ileal interposition surgery or metabolic surgery to control of type 2 diabetes is catching up in many more countries showing interest in adopting the advance technique, said laparoscopic surgeon Surendra Ugale.
Vicky is a successful businessman. He is 42 years old, about six feet, and weighs 110 kg. He doesn’t sleep well. He sweats a lot and feels lethargic right from the start of the day. He knows he is overweight and needs to do
From asking dieticians to draw up cafeteria menus to conducting counselling sessions to keep them fit, multinational companies and others are becoming mindful about their employees' health, given the steady rise in lifestyle
With the increasing emphasis on eating and living healthy, there has been a lot of talk about including flaxseed into one's diet. This tiny, brownish, flat seed is packed with nutrients and could help eradicate a number of
Dark underarms are a common problem that many women face. Many fair-skinned women too have dark underarms which make them self-conscious of their appearance when wearing sleeveless tops and raising their arms. People claim that
Asafoetida, popularly known as hing, has its unique place in Indian cuisine. When cooked with other spices, the strong pungent smell of hing adds a mysterious flavour to dishes. It is used most commonly in dals (lentils), sambars
Today, the mainstream media is ablaze with a story about a Mumbai-based 24 year old called Anirudh Singh who was suffering from acute myocardial infarction – doc talk for a heart attack. This news has sent shockwaves through