Do we need eight glasses of water a day or does dark chocolate help us lose weight? Nutritionist and dietician Vasundhara Agrawal (consultant with Practo) busts six everyday health and nutrition myths There are numerous misconceptions about health and nutrition that … [Read more...] about Six health and nutrition myths debunked
Do you ever wonder why we start forgetting things, will solving puzzles keep us sharp, is the food we eat making us dull, or is our brain ageing like our body? Neurosurgeon Dr. Mazda Turel takes us deep inside the human brain, and talks to us about the intricacies of brain … [Read more...] about Know your brain: How to keep it healthy as you age
Turning 40 is a big milestone. Our bodies start changing dramatically once we hit 40. We may start noticing more grey hair, lower metabolism, more wrinkling of skin, vaginal dryness, or menstrual irregularities. Turning 40 calls for more attention to our health and well being so … [Read more...] about Essential health tests for women in their 40s and 50s
The immune system defends the body from foreign organisms and pathogens which can make us sick. Different kinds of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin D, iron, zinc, protein, and selenium are essential for our immune system to function properly and fight infection and disease. … [Read more...] about Food and immunity: What should we eat in a day?
Delhi-based nutritionist Dr. Akanksha Mishra talks about the importance of well-balanced diets to boost our immunity, and how we can make regular Indian meals more nutritious. Indian food contains various nutrients necessary for the healthy functioning of the body as … [Read more...] about Diet and immunity: How to make Indian food healthier
Neurosurgeon Dr. Mazda Turel, Wockhardt Hospitals, talks to Femoai's Arnika Thakur about how neurological disorders, like Alzheimer’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, and Migraines, impact women differently. In many neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s … [Read more...] about Neurological disorders through a gender lens
Cardiologist Dr. Sunil Maheshwari recommends about 200 minutes of physical activity like brisk walking every week for women; adding grains, vegetables, fruits, low fat dairy, nuts, seeds, and fish to their diet. Maintaining a healthy BMI, and keeping your cholesterol, blood … [Read more...] about How can women keep their heart healthy: Tips from a cardiologist
The spread of the coronavirus has caused massive disruptions in how people live. There is also a lot of uncertainty about whether we can go back to the way we lived in pre-covid times, at all. People are anxious about not being able to do the simplest of things, like getting a … [Read more...] about How we are coping with the pandemic: People share their stories
People who are prone to anxiety, or are suffering from anxiety disorders don’t always have access to resources and professional help. It has been even harder for them as they come to terms with an unprecedented situation in the form of a pandemic. The spread of the coronavirus … [Read more...] about What should you do when you have anxiety
When our brain perceives something as a threat, it leads to a fight or flight reaction, which can trigger anxiety. It is normal to feel a little anxious but if it hinders your everyday functioning, it can be treated using therapy and, in some cases, medication. Bengaluru-based … [Read more...] about Why do we feel anxious?