March 15 is World Sleep Day.
Whether it’s a one-off occurrence before a big event or a nightly struggle, most of us suffer from insomnia at one time or another. Fortunately, there are many foods that can help you sleep a
Love eating fish? You might be on the right track. A new study has now shown that eating fish has greater health benefits than fish oil dietary supplements. Omega-3 fatty acids found oily in fish may have diverse
The exam season is around the corner and students can already feel the nerves jangling and the stress setting in. One of the flipsides of exams is that our normally healthy diet goes for a toss and we end up eating a lot of
The five-year survival rate for patients on haemodialysis is 35 percent, with the risk of death highest in the first few months of starting treatment. The most common cause of death in these patients is sudden cardiac death,
An omega-3 fatty acid counteracts the effect of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), afflicting 75 percent of the obese, says a new study. The American Liver Foundation estimates that about 25 percent of the US population
There is an effective way of raising your kids' IQ -- just supplement their diets with fish oil, send them to quality pre-school and also engage them in interactive reading, vouches a new study. A team led by John Protzko,
An exponential growth of technology means that children have stopped reading resulting in poor mental development. One way to arrest this regression is through DHA-fortified foods. DHA, the acronym for docosahexaenoic acid is a
Since Psoriasis cannot be cured, the goal of all treatment modalities is to control symptoms and prevent infections.
1. Topical applications (creams, ointments)
a. which reduce inflammation – these usually contain
These days every new study and every dietician seems to be waxing eloquent about the benefits of omega 3 fatty acids. If we were to do a random search for benefits of omega 3 fatty acids, you would start believing that they are
Fish oil promotes healing in bed sores of critically ill patients, too, says an Israeli research. Bed sores result from constant pressure on the skin and underlying tissue due to prolonged sitting or lying down by such patients.
When we are younger, our body’s levels of recovery are higher. However, as we grow older we are more prone to various lifestyle diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular ailments, hypertension, and cholesterol issues. The only way
According to a study by researchers from University of Pittsburgh, Omega-3 essential fatty acids, found in foods like wild fish and grass-fed livestock, can boost working memory and are also vital for body functioning. The
Your kids' exams can be quite stressful. But apart from getting them to study, their nutrition also plays a huge role in making them do well. Studies have found that nutritious food helps in increasing a child's memory and
A high level of triglycerides (blood fat) is a risk factor for heart disease. Omega 3 fatty acids have been shown to decrease triglyceride level. In our typical Indian vegetarian diet, we miss out on Omega-3 fats which are