Friday 21 July, 2017

How to boost focus & attention naturally

By Dr. Panchajanya Paul & Dr. Akshay Lokhande Inattention and distractibility are becoming a growing problem in the modern world. Many struggle to keep a sustained level of focus. This becomes important when one is in an important meeting, [...]

High blood platelet levels ‘strong predictor’ of cancer: Study

London, May 24 (IANS) Having a high blood platelet count is a strong predictor of cancer and should be urgently investigated to save lives, says a large-scale study. The study, published in the British Journal of General Practice, calls for [...]

Diet myths busted

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Portions don’t matter, eating fat makes you fat — shun such myths if you’re going on a diet, say experts. Anita Mirchandani, a registered dietician, and chef Ganesh Krishnamoorthy, Co-Founder, Epigamia [...]

Enjoy the benefits of mint

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Pudina (mint leaves) aids in digestion, improves oral health, treats cold and more, say experts. JLN Sastry, Head of Healthcare Research, Dabur Research and Development, and Parameshwar Arora, Senior Ayurveda Consultant, [...]

Which foods are making Indian-Americans obese?

BY DR. PANCHAJANYA PAUL, MD Many first generation Indians living in the US are overweight or obese. Obesity is becoming a pandemic among Indians living abroad. Rates of obesity are also on the rise among the affluent of India. Obesity is [...]

Eating peanuts may prevent heart attack

New York, March 30 (IANS) Eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, an international team of researchers has found. After a meal, there is a spike in blood lipids, and triglycerides [...]

How to Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

BY DR. PANCHAJANYA PAUL, MD* High Blood Pressure or Hypertension is a condition when the blood pressure in the arteries remains elevated over time. Hypertension is a serious medical condition. Persistent blood pressure above 140/90 mm Hg is [...]

How much sleep does one need?

BY DR.PANCHAJANYA PAUL, MD* Sleep, along with nutrition and exercise, constitute the three pillars of good health. We spend about a third of our life in sleep. Our requirement varies based on our age, health and work requirement. The American [...]

Drinking whole-fat milk may make kids leaner

Toronto, Nov 17 (IANS) Struggling to reduce obesity in your kid? Opt for whole milk. A new study shows drinking whole milk may make kids leaner and increase their vitamin D levels, in comparison to low-fat or skimmed milk. In the study, children [...]

Is the Indian vegetarian diet deficient in protein?

BY DR. PANCHAJANYA PAUL, MD* A big number of Indians are vegetarians. As the Indian diaspora has spread around the globe, many have carried their culture including vegetarianism with them. Atlanta has a large Indian vegetarian population. We [...]