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Regular health check - why is it important
Ashwini Bhat
Feb 12, 2024
2 minutes
Friday night movie and popcorn Rs.1000. Dinner with a friend Rs.2000. Annual Health checkup - priceless! Really? While that sounds like a good sales line, not many seem to really believe so. Why? Because the feeling of being invincible is in our grain and is what drives us, humans. But the invincible superhero in us […]
Lacking the Sunshine Vitamin (Vitamin D)?
Ashwini Bhat
Aug 05, 2019
3 minutes
When Shantanu Moitra came up with the song "Give me some sunshine..." for the movie 3 Idiots, he perhaps didn't know what an important message this was giving to the whole of Indian population! Did you know, 70-100% Indians suffer from Vitamin D deficiency! There is a tendency to think of Vitamin deficiency as not […]
Side view of a meditating woman sitting in the lotus yoga pose.
Yoga- for fitness as well as keeping diseases at bay! Asanas for diabetes, hypertension
Ashwini Bhat
Jun 20, 2019
4 minutes
We have the Yoga Day coming up this Friday on 21st June 2019.  On this occasion, I wanted to share with you what I personally found great about this gentle form of exercise which builds you slow and steady from within. I once signed up for a climb of Mt.Kilimanjaro (it is a high altitude […]
Tobacco breaks hearts!
Ashwini Bhat
May 28, 2019
3 minutes
  Mark Twain once said “Giving up smoking is easy…  I’ve done it hundreds of times!”. And he eventually died from a heart attack. Are you wondering what’s the point I am trying to make here?  That’s exactly the point! 36% adult Indians do not know/believe that smoking causes heart attack, 51% do not know […]
Gestational Diabetes is an early warning sign of diabetes - half the people who have this end up developing diabetes
Ashwini Bhat
May 09, 2019
3 minutes
Wishing Happy Mother’s Day to all the super moms out there watching over us from the eyes on the back of their heads! Isn’t it a pity that sometimes they miss seeing glaring warnings for their own health despite those extra set of eyes!? Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar that develops during pregnancy and […]
Did you know that the fiber in your food can help reduce your cholesterol?
Ashwini Bhat
May 06, 2019
3 minutes
Image Credits: Randy Glasbergen Did you know that fibre in your diet actually helps to reduce your cholesterol? Dietary fibre has many health benefits. Some, like this one, are not known widely. Dietary fibre includes the parts of plant foods that the body can’t digest or absorb. Instead, it passes relatively intact through the stomach, […]
Abdominal fat leads to risk of diabetes - know how
Ashwini Bhat
Apr 29, 2019
3 minutes
A recent study has found that women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it. But still not long enough to beat what they would have, had they been thinner! Man or woman, the health risks of extra weight is real. India is deemed as the world's capital of […]
Keto diet - What you should know before you choose this method for weight loss
Ashwini Bhat
Apr 23, 2019
3 minutes
 Image Source If you went into brain freeze looking at that plate, well… Keto plate doesn’t look this bad! In fact, it works counter-intuitive, encouraging you to eat more healthy fats and cut down carbs. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Karan Johar have adopted a Keto diet with success to shed some kilos. […]
One thing common between my grandma and twitter CEO Jack Dorsey - Intermittent fasting(know pros and cons)
Ashwini Bhat
Apr 12, 2019
3 minutes
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been evoking curiosity and criticism about his habits aimed at wellness. Like no meals on weekends – Friday through Sunday, ice baths, using a near infra-red bulb near his standing workstation to promote cell regeneration and anti-aging, etc., besides practicing vipassana meditation. Eating one meal per weekday and fasting through […]
Some sea salt and Himalayan salt spilt out of containers on dark wooden background.
Salt- How much is too much (Let's compare Rock salt vs sea salt vs table salt)
Ashwini Bhat
Apr 12, 2019
3 minutes
GABBAR - Tera kya hoga re, Kaliya? KALIYA - Maine to apka namak khaya hai, Sarkar.. GABBAR – Ab.. goli kha... Well, I didn’t really think Gabbar had his medical knowledge so sorted before I heard these dialogues. But he got it right! zyada namak khane se, goli bhi khana padega! Why do we need […]
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