March 13th, 2014

Organize an Ecofriendly Holi Party

Most Holi colors sold in the market are oxidized metals or industrial dyes mixed with engine oil. For example, green comes from copper sulphate, purple is chromium iodide, silver is aluminum bromide, black is lead oxide and shiny colors are result of powdered glass being added to the colors. All these are toxic and can result in following health as well as environmental hassles: Skin allergies Eye irritation and blindness When washed, they enter the rivers and the soil and increase pollution. Few more health effects along with the colour compositions is given below: Lead Oxide (Black): Renal failure, learning disability Copper Sulphate (Green): Eye allergy, temporary blindness Chromium

March 13th, 2014

Indulge in Holi, But With a Twist

Do justice to yourself. You are out for a Holi party so go ahead and eat a variety of food and surely plunge in drink, but choose the right to stay healthy and enjoy completely. Eat smartly and snack wisely. Fill up your platter with more of fruits, salads and vegetables, and then head for assorted chips and fried concoctions. Fix your plate and move away from the table as soon as possible. Savor each and every bite. By eating slowly you will end up eating less. Also focus on diet beverages. Hot n steaming soup or lemon soda are healthier options. If you are a hard drink lover, switch over to wine (especially red wine) as it’s a healthy drink. Research has supported time and again the

March 26th, 2010

20 Tips to Stay Healthy All Round the Year

  Stay on the top of your health with these tried and tested tips.   Begin your day with breakfast. A good breakfast fuels your day and should be a combination of complex carbohydrates and protein. Healthy pick me ups. Most of us rely on tea and coffee to sail through the day. The flipside of downing innumerable cups of sweetened beverage is that we get a whopping supply of sugar through out the day. Instead, rely on goodness of fibre rich fruits or munch on nuts. Pick whole grains for a wholesome advantage. Research studies say that people who regularly eat whole grains reduce their risk of heart disease and their gut is in great shape. Ideally we should have 25 to 30 grams of fibre

February 26th, 2010

Celebrate Healthier Holi

Holi is a time of celebration and merriment. Holi is celebrated in the country with great zest and verve. It is a time to remember the brightness and splendor of living, a time to spread joy, colour and love into the lives of our near and dear ones. Of all the festivals that are celebrated by us, Holi holds special significance. And it has valid reasons for the same. The festival marks the boisterous celebration of the thing called ‘life’ and has no fasts and rigid rituals attached to it. In fact, people let their hair down and eat and drink (alcohol and bhang) and make merry during Holi. This also explains the other names of this celebration – ‘Vasant Mahotsava’ and

December 12th, 2009

Orange Cross

                       The promoters Prajakt Raut and Melvin Barreto had no background in healthcare when they decided on this unique venture called Orange Cross, which will advise health care consumers about options available to them. In fact, Prajakt Raut was the director of TiE Asia, a global not-for-profit organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship before he and Melvin Barreto, seasoned marketing professional who had worked with leading companies like Madison, O&M, Capital and Redifussion started Orange Cross in the year 2007. But the lack of background did not deter him them either from finding angel investors or from pushing the platform non-stop. So

November 24th, 2009

When Life Demands Xtra

    The latest buzzword in the realm of nutrition and diet is nutraceutical. Globally nutraceuticals market is estimated at US $120 billion in 2007 growing at 7% and is projected to witness healthy growth to cross US$187 billion in sales by 2010. “Nutraceuticals has been gaining wide acceptance because of its ability to address several lifestyle related ailments, says Honey Khanna, senior dietician at Max Healthcare. Actually, if you pause to ponder, what nutraceuticals claim is not new. Hippocrates wrote 2400 years ago, “Let the food be your medicine and medicine be your food.”  Still, the million-dollar question remains—what has made nutraceuticals so popular? How can there

November 24th, 2009

Awareness is the Key in the Fight Against Autism

  Autism is a developmental disorder in young children. The amount of ignorance is very high. Here in steps Merry Barua with her Action for Autism. Established in 1991, the all-India national parent organisation on autism tries to sensitise teachers as well parents on the needs of autistic children. For years autism was ignored in our country, or scoffed at thinking it afflicted only the rich. However, such people had to eat their words, because the disorder can afflict anyone. Though, genetic links can’t be denied, but autism can easily do away with that.  “The symptoms of autism are present in the child from birth, but they become apparent between 18 months to 3 years—a time

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