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Winter is just around the corner and comes as a welcome relief after the long and harsh summer. But the cold brings along its own share of problems. The reasons are obvious, as the cold and dry air takes away every bit of moisture from your skin leaving it chapped, flaky, dry, and itchy. Continue reading >>

These days, there are so many products in the market under the term 'multigrain', and we health enthusiasts pick up most of them with the intention of polishing our health. And why not? We are recommended to eat 5 servings of grains a day to give us the required fibre Continue reading >>

You can help your heart by eating right. "Diet is one of the most important factors in heart health from among diet, physical exercise and tobacco abuse," says Dr Peeyush Jain, HOD, preventive cardiology, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. According to him, it's good to be heart-smart early, right from childhood. Continue reading >>

It's exotic-looking, it's yummy. The kiwifruit is an amazing powerfruit, packing in many benefits in a tight space! To start with, raw kiwi has actinidin, a protein-dissolving enzyme that helps digestion, somewhat like the papain in papaya or bromelain in pineapple. It's brimming with potassium, which helps maintain the electrolyte-balance by countering the effects of sodium. Continue reading >>

The most common deficiency we come across today is that of Vitamin D3 and B12. Indoor jobs, lack of exposure to sunlight, vegan lifestyle, stress, pollution, poor diet, and all the other possible health-damaging reasons are the main cause for Vitamin D3 and B12 deficiency among the urban population. Continue reading >>