• Tue, Jan 22, 2019
  • Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its populations - including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of...
    Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health
    If the world followed the “Planetary Health” diet, the researchers said, more than 11 million premature deaths could be prevented each year, while greenhouse gas emissions would be cut and more land, water and biodiversity would be preserved.“The food we eat and how we produce it determines the health of people and the planet, and we are currently getting this seriously wrong,” said Tim Lang, a professor at Britain’s University of London who co-led the research.Feeding a growing population of 10 billion people by 2050 with a healthy, sustainable diet will be impossible without transforming eating habits, improving food production and reducing food waste, he said. “We need a significant overhaul, changing the global food system on a scale not seen before.”Many life-threatening chronic diseases are linked to poor diets, including obesity,...
  • Soothing colours, right scent induce sound sleep Soothing colours, right scent induce sound sleep

    After a stressful day at work, unwind, de-stress and get a restful sleep by using right fragrances in your surroundings and by choosing a bedroom colour that aid your sleep. Here are a few...

  • Parenthood: Responding to your child’s feelings when you say ‘No’ Parenthood: Responding to your child’s feelings when you say ‘No’

    In last week’s article, we explored the idea of trying not to react with an automatic ‘No’ when our teenager wants to do something that makes us uncomfortable.

  • Parenthood: We parents must ask ourselves ‘Why not’ Parenthood: We parents must ask ourselves ‘Why not’

    As a parent of a teenager, when faced with such questions, the first word that pops out of my mouth is ‘No’ because I am so full of fears.

  • Five-step make-up routine to cover up lack of sleep Five-step make-up routine to cover up lack of sleep

    It’s but natural for people to wake up looking and feeling under the weather on some days. Dark circles due to lack of sleep can make one appear tired and might not garner the best response from...

  • Make resolution to eat healthy, say docs Make resolution to eat healthy, say docs

    For some, a new year is a time to celebrate a new beginning, while for many, it is a time to look forward to making new resolutions and trying to stick by them.

  • Consultancy corner: Different causes of memory loss due to ageing Consultancy corner: Different causes of memory loss due to ageing

    As a person grows old, he/she complains of forgetfulness–this forgetfulness tends to happen due to biological changes that disrupt brain functioning while ageing. Memory loss is often caused when...

  • Grandma’s Wisdom: Health benefits of Ragi Grandma’s Wisdom: Health benefits of Ragi

    History says ragi was first cultivated in Hallur region of Karnataka. It has remained one of the staple food choices of the State since then.

  • Get well Soon: ‘Exposure to air pollution has been linked to premature births’ Get well Soon: ‘Exposure to air pollution has been linked to premature births’

    The conversation around the quality of air that we breathe and the rising problem of air pollution is gaining ground, not just in the country’s capital but most urban cities across India.

  • Fitness Mantra: Ram Charan’s workout is carefully monitored by wife Upasana and trainer Fitness Mantra: Ram Charan’s workout is carefully monitored by wife Upasana and trainer

    Of late, Telugu’s beloved actor Ram Charan has been setting some serious fitness goals for his fans.

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