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June 2016

HEALTH OR SUCCESS: WHAT IS THE PRIORITY?
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How many times have you dashed out in the morning missing your breakfast because you were late for a meeting? Or how many times have you let your adolescent kid get away with store-bought junk food instead of a healthy meal because you just didn’t have the time to spend in the kitchen? Can you…

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Health After retirement
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Most of us which ever age group and gender we may belong to hope to be physically active after retirement and be without any ailment, a great many of us follow a lifestyle that almost certainly sabotages that goal and adds the medical ailments to it. Will we be physically able to live that life?…

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Acidity, Acid Reflux, GERD
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Acidity, Acid Reflux or GERD are common ailments which we continue to ignore in our daily life. Acid Reflux or GERD in a simplistic term, is when stomach acid leaks up in the wrong direction, into the oesophagus. Symptoms of Acid Reflux and Acidity are: Heartburn – burning sensation or discomfort that may move from…

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Obesity Worldwide
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Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980. In 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over 600 million were obese. 39% of adults aged 18 years and over were overweight in 2014, and 13% were obese. Most of the world’s population live in countries where overweight and…

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Healthy vs Fad Diets
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Good Health comes with a healthy weight, neither too more nor too less. The Key to healthy weight is what we eat and how much we eat along with moderate to high exercise.In recent years, there has been a proliferation of fad diets which are sold as low fat diets and the best way to…

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Fad Diets
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A fad weight loss diet is any diet which promises fast weight loss without a scientific logic. Fad diets mostly eliminate entire food groups and hence do not provide a wide range of important nutrients. Fad diets provide short-term results and are difficult to sustain and lead to serious health problems on a long term…

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Why Fad Diets don’t work……..
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Maintaining a healthy body and mind requires proper nutrition and healthy weight. In our quest to reduce the excess weight that we have accumulated over time, we indulge in fancy foods and fad diets. Fad diets reduce weight on a short term basis, which come back after we stop the fad diets and with side…

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When do we consult a Nutritionist & Dietitian
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You’re overweight but healthy. If you’re technically overweight, but your physician says you’re healthy, the question is: How do you feel about yourself? If you’re happy with the way you look and feel, then don’t call a dietitian. But if you’re not happy with your image in the mirror, consider calling someone who can help…

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Risk of heart disease from Diabetes
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Diabetes increases the risk of heart disease by four to five times as compared to a non-diabetic person. Hence apart from blood sugar control diabetics also need to pay close attention to controlling their blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Diabetics need to have a more stringent lifestyle control as compared to normal people. Lifestyle changes…

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Ways to strengthen our immune system
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Our immune system does an excellent job of defending us against disease-causing microorganisms. But sometimes it fails. A germ (pathogen) invades our body successfully and makes us sick. Can we intervene in this process and make our immune system stronger? What if we improve our diet? Take certain vitamins or herbal preparations? Make other lifestyle…

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