An app that rewards healthy lifestyle

HYDERABAD :  Today, more number of city-dwellers are facing a range of lifestyle-related ailments such as obesity, diabetes, heart diseases, etc. And of late, there has been a renewed interest in exploring the remedies offered by one of the earliest systems of medicine that originated in our country, Ayurveda. According to Ayurveda, an ideal human body has a perfect balance of the three doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Generally, a person has one dosha that is dominant. Launched on National Ayurveda Day this year, AyuRiti, an AI-powered app, evaluates your body functions…

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Wondering what is the secret to having a healthy lifestyle? A good night’s sleep is the answer

Wondering what is the secret to having a healthy lifestyle? A good night’s sleep is the answer.(Unsplash) India has emerged as the country with a highly sedentary lifestyle among 18 countries including the US, the UK, Japan, Ireland and others. Indians walk an average of 6,533 steps daily, according to a report by Fitbit. According to the report, Hong Kong is the most active. Indians also get the least amount of nightly sleep on an average after Japan at 7 hours 1 minute, 48 minutes lesser than the average nightly sleep of…

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Is a healthy lifestyle the prescription for osteoporosis?

It has been estimated that more than 200 million people are suffering from osteoporosis worldwide. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, worldwide, 1 in 3 women over 50 years and 1 in 5 men of the same age will experience osteoporotic fractures in their lifetime. In India, around 36 million people are currently living with osteoporosis, majorly undiagnosed until the person has a fracture. Every fracture is a sign of another impending one. We’ve come a long way in the we treat osteoporosis. As recently as 1970, there were hardly any therapy options…

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How to maintain Healthy Digestive System: Seven happy digestion tips for you

Are you a healthy person? You’d possibly like to answer this in the affirmative and one guess as to how you would arrive at that answer is by thinking about how many times you have visited the doctor. Correct? So, if you think you are a healthy individual, then congratulations, that’s what most people want. But, let’s pause for a moment and ask: are you really as healthy as you think you are? If you want to determine the absolute right answer to this question, then only a doctor can…

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Kareena Kapoor Reveals Her Diet And Discusses Healthy Eating With Rujuta And Saif; More Tips On Weight Loss

Do you know what Kareena Kapoor Khan eats on a daily basis? No, it is not foods like oats, quinoa, low-fat dairy, avocado, broccoli or asparagus. In fact, what Kareenaeats regularly are very desi and natural foods that are not only weight loss friendly, but are also a powerhouse of nutrition. Kareena, along with husband Saif Ali Khan and nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar, revealed more of such secrets for her daily diet, and we cannot be more inspired! During a 45-minutes live session on Facebook and Instagram, the three shed light on how…

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Healthy lifestyle will give healthy liver

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) On World Liver day on Friday, let us pledge to give our liver the care it needs through a healthy lifestyle. It is a chance for the medical and non-medical communities to congregate and build awareness around how liver disease can manifest and cause problems. According to WHO, liver diseases are the 10th most common cause of death in India. Since the liver is a multi-functionary organ, it is susceptible to viruses, toxic substances, contaminants present in food and water. However, even when it is…

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Plant cellulose could be used for healthy bone graft

Results showed that the group with implants saw 33 per cent more bone growth at the three-week mark and 50 per cent more bone growth at the 12-week mark, compared to the controls. Plant cellulose could be used for healthy bone graft (Representational image)  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images Washington DC: In a new finding, researchers have developed what could be the bone implant material of the future: an airy, foam-like substance that can be injected into the body and provide scaffolding for the growth of new bone. It’s made by treating…

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Top 10 Tips For Healthy Lifestyle And Prevention Of Diseases

TLeading a healthy lifestyle with minimum risks and avoiding diseases is the need of the hour. Thanks to rapid industrialisation in the last couple of decades, the standard of living world over has seen an expeditious growth spurt but not without its illness prone fate. Heart disease, asthma, osteoporosis, diabetes, obesity and depression are just a few of the dangerous ailments that have seeped their way into people’s routine lives, resulting in the hampering of their health. Such ailments are dangerous if ignored and quickly need to be warded off.…

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These Healthy Food Swaps Can Help Speed Up Your Weight Loss Goals; Try Them Now

Is weight loss your new health goal? While you must have read a lot of nutritional guidelines related to weight loss, there may be times when you might be perturbed as to what to eat and what to exclude from your diet. When you are on a weight loss program, you need to be very careful as to which foods will help you lose weight. Some foods, which are generally considered to be healthy might not be that effective in weight loss. However, there can be healthier alternatives of these foods which can…

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Fast foods less healthy now than 30 years ago: Study

Researchers found that the total number of starters, desserts and side dishes increased by 226 per cent, or 22.9 items per year. Fast foods less healthy now than 30 years ago: Study  |  Photo Credit: IANS New York: Despite the addition of healthy foods such as salads and sprouts to the menu, fast food is less healthy today than it was 30 years ago, and is increasingly contributing to obesity, say researchers. The study, led by Boston University, demonstrates that the calories, portion sizes, and sodium content overall have worsened (increased) over…

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