Top Green Foods to Spring Clean Your Body

I had the privilege to read about Penny Hughes who was the youngest president of Coco-Cola in the UK and Ireland. She talks about the special qualities that made her what she is today. She has become one of the Britain’s top female non-executive directors and basically works from home. ...more

The Upside and Flipside of Vitamin D

By now you should have heard about this piece of story. Michelle Obama's Let’s Move Active Schools starts with a website www.letsmoveschools.org where people can sign up to get started. If you are a student then be aware that exercise improves academic performance. Exercising three times a week improves the quality of life for overweight people with type 2 diabetes. ...more

Can Neem and Honey Cure Cancer

Have you heard about the cancer villages that are mushrooming in China? It seems that it the direct result of breathing polluted air, drinking polluted water and eating polluted stuff. With so much of pollution in the environment people are starting to mutate at the genetic level which leads to cancer, birth defects and endless suffering to the common folk. ...more

Health Benefits of Lychees

There was a spooky house in our town which had lots of gorukalika trees. We were a bunch of crazy kids who used to climb on the walls and do all kinds of gymnastics to pluck the fruits much to the annoyance of our parents. Okay! I knew about gorukalika an Indian fruit and not about lychee. One of my friends introduced me to this lychee and after that the whole family got hooked up to this fruit. ...more

Health Benefits of Almonds

February 16th was the Almond Day and I am a bit late in publishing this post. Sometimes it is better late than never. This post talks about the health benefits of almonds. Well almonds owe its existence to the Middle East. Almonds make you smart. Now that’s a nice thing to know. They are rich in antioxidants and help you to think smarter. Almonds are rich in vitamin E. They help your skin look great. A handful of almonds help to maintain healthy cholesterol levels. They are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids and are quite heart friendly. ...more

Can sugar really heal wounds

During our family outings, I will be always on tenterhooks and I hope all the mammas around the globe would agree with me. The kids love to run, not just run but with their heads looking high above the heavens. They do not see what is beneath down the earth. Their father yells at them at the top of his voice, but they run and jump and skip. Then they trip and fall down, hurt the knee and cry and this cycle goes on. ...more

Why should you check the labelling of food products

Did you hear about the horse meat scam? This news sent shivers down my spine thinking to what extent people can go in order to make money. Well, I would advise you to always check the labelling before you buy food products. Food additives can cause a lot of harm to your body. They are used to preserve the flavour of food, make the food tastier and attractive to look. Food additives can be preservatives, artificial sweeteners and colourings. ...more

Are Nut Butters Healthy

Nuts can be part of your diet provided your diet should be from different natural sources. Nuts are good for the heart and reduce blood fats. Nuts can be eaten as such or enjoyed in the form of nut butters. Nut butters are made from crushing nuts and can be spread on foods. We will be discussing about the nutrition of few nut butters. ...more

What is Horse Therapy

Exposure to natural environments can work magic to our health. If you are feeling low just take a walk around the park and you will feel happier and lighter. Therapeutic horseback riding is used to teach riding skills to people with disabilities. This term was originally used in Germany to treat orthopaedic dysfunction. This equine therapy is used to promote emotional growth. ...more

How to Achieve Healthy Weight Naturally

I have already written about weight issues. But you know what? The process of losing weight and staying slim has become hot topics in the health community. There have been many research studies lately and so, here we go again the merry go round. A study has found women have to work harder than men to stay slim or lose weight. They have to work 20% more to get the same benefits as men. It seems women should also follow a diet regime to stay fit. Health experts say that the muscle mass and the hormones are to blame. ...more