Sunday, November 01, 2015

Plastic use and health issues- a good article

The use of plastic as a container for food and drink is said to be one of the causes of excess hair fall, hypothyroidism and obesity among some of the many illnesses that are caused by plastic in daily life. Interesting read:
http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/health/Purge-the-Plague-of-Plastic/2015/10/31/article3103822.ece


Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Curd can do wonders for the skin and hair

https://in.lifestyle.yahoo.com/did-know-curd-could-hair-150000119.html

Yahoo health article about the benefits of applying curd to the hair and skin. I think most Indian wives already know this fact, but do they know about the precise benefits and details of how to do it? Read on.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

3 parent babies- is this the next leap forward

Britain is in the process of legalizing 3 parent babies in a novel form of embryo transfer to counter the effect of genetic abnormalities involving the mitochondria of the actual mother. The egg (ovum) of the mother has the nucleus removed from the ovum and transferred to another ovum from a healthy woman and which has normal mitochondria which later is used for fertilization from the father to produce what is called a 3 parent baby.
There are a few such children who are healthy thanks to the 3 parent conception method.
Read more at: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-30510647
Also: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28986843

Friday, December 05, 2014

tips to boost male fertility

This interesting snippet says quite a few things about male infertility and in particular about improving sperm count and motility; some of these we knew, and some we didn't. Read on:
Health tips to improve male fertility (again, this one is good and I round it on yahoo health)
Of course, we all knew that drinks (alcohol) and smoking adversely affected sperm count and male fertility, but so do (as research suggests), prolonged use of cell phones and long hours of Television viewing.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Tips on burning fat via fat reducing drinks

Another nice set of dietary ideas from yahoo health. This time it mentions a few drinks that can actually reduce body fat. These include: coconut water, drinking plenty of water (advisable to to have more than 5 to 8 glasses per day), vegetable juices, green tea (3 to 4 cups per day), drinking skimmed milk etc.
This link has it all:
drinks to reduce body fat

Friday, November 07, 2014

Tips and home remedies to clear that nasty sinus problem

Yahoo posted this nice link on helpful foods that can treat or control sinusitis.
see: https://in.lifestyle.yahoo.com/photos/the-best-foods-to-fight-sinus-congestion-slideshow/the-best-foods-to-fight-sinus-congestion-photo-1414474865972.html

Among the foods mentioned in this article are- peppers, chilly and garlic. Also helpful are grapes, lemon and oranges, food loaded with Vitamin C.
Caffeine containing tea and coffee are best avoided. Also sugar rich foods like pastries and ice-cream and fried foods are not advisable.