• Mon, Sep 25, 2017
  • Benefits of fasting which you should know

    Updated: Sep, 24, 201705:30 AM

    Fasting, if done for all nine days can detoxify body, provided that good amount of fruits, vegetables, milk products and unsweetened beverages are included. It can also improve cardiovascular...
    Benefits of fasting which you should know
    Sonia Narang, Nutrition and Wellness Expert at Oriflame India and Meher Rajput, Nutritionist and Dietician at FITPASS India listed down the benefits of fasting that on can have on their body, mind and soul, * Drinking a lot of liquids such as coconut water and herbal tea help aggressively in flushing out toxins from the body and maintaining electrolyte balance.* Another benefit of fasting is that it brings self-discipline and keep us away from eating unnecessary food.* Following the pattern of the traditional and Satvik diet that includes fruits, lassi (Buttermilk), lemon water, sendha namak, etc eases the digestive system, which helps in preventing constipation and dehydration.* Ketosis, or the fat-burning, is reached by fasting. It helps in burning the fat reserves. Excessive central fat stored around organs, like your liver and...
  • Even low levels of air pollution could damage your kidneys Even low levels of air pollution could damage your kidneys
    Updated: Sep, 23, 201704:21 PM

    Besides, negative effects on cardiovascular health and life expectancy, increased exposure to air pollution may also harm your kidneys, researchers warn.

  • Prostate cancer rising in rural India, say experts Prostate cancer rising in rural India, say experts
    Updated: Sep, 22, 201702:24 PM

    Prostate cancer, the second most common cause of cancer and the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths among men worldwide, is rising in rural India, experts claim.

  • World is running out of antibiotics, warns WHO World is running out of antibiotics, warns WHO
    Updated: Sep, 21, 201706:30 AM

    Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said.

  • New HIV drug a shot in the arm in fight against the disease: Doctors New HIV drug a shot in the arm in fight against the disease: Doctors
    Updated: Sep, 20, 201707:30 AM

    While the fight against HIV appears to be growing stronger, efforts are under way globally in conducting research and finding breakthroughs to provide better cure to HIV patients. As a result of one...

  • Get Well Soon: Stay indoors during cold weather to prevent joint ache Get Well Soon: Stay indoors during cold weather to prevent joint ache
    Updated: Sep, 20, 201706:30 AM

    If you have any health queries, mail them to health.dtnext@dt.co.in, and we will get them answered by specialists

  • Consultancy Corner: What causes lactose intolerance in some people? Consultancy Corner: What causes lactose intolerance in some people?
    Updated: Sep, 20, 201706:15 AM

    Our ancestors told us that milk was a “complete food” that provides nourishment to the mind, body and soul. A look at the chemical and nutritive analysis of milk would present a picture of a food so...

  • Akshay’s secret to staying fit Akshay’s secret to staying fit
    Updated: Sep, 19, 201705:45 AM

    At 50, Akshay Kumar is one of the fittest film stars around. And he’s only getting better with age. For him, fitness is a way of life. But how does he do it? Let’s find out.

  • High BP can cause organ damage in teenagers too High BP can cause organ damage in teenagers too
    Updated: Sep, 18, 201701:40 PM

    Is your teenage son or daughter suffering from high blood pressure? Beware, if left uncontrolled the condition can lead to organ damage as in adults, according to a research.

  • Effects of third-hand smoke on liver, brain worsen over time Effects of third-hand smoke on liver, brain worsen over time
    Updated: Sep, 17, 201706:18 PM

    Third-hand smoke (THS) that results when exhaled smoke and smoke emanating from the tip of burning cigarettes gets on surfaces such as clothing, hair, homes, and cars may adversely affect health and...