Health benefits of #turmeric

#Curcumin, the active compound in turmeric is a polyphenol which has antioxidant and anti inflammatory effects.  Research shows benefits in obesity related #inflammation, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and weight loss. Cancer: blocks the spread of certain types of cancer and reduces tutor promotion. Brain health: blocks the formation of amyloid plaques. Arthritis: reduces pain…

Impact of Social Media Use

Greater social media use is associated with depression among #teenagers due to greater online harassment, poor self-esteem, greater body dissatisfaction and poor sleep quality, with #girls disproportionately affected compared to boys, UK researchers have discovered. This important new research confirms that we need to increase awareness amongst parents, schools and policy makers about the role…

#ChildhoodObesity

Summer vacations means more time being spent eating and watching TV! #Children who spend more than 3 hours a day glued to a screen are more likely to be fatter and have early risk factors for type 2 diabetes, especially insulin resistance, than those who spend an hour a day or less. Levels of leptin,…

#RecipeOfTheWeek: Walnut and zucchini salad

#Summertime is #salad time! Ingredients-1 serve Dressing: • ½ tbsp olive oil • 3 tbsp mayonnaise • ½ tsp lemon juice • ¼ garlic clove • 1⁄8 tsp salt • 1⁄10 tsp chili powder • ¼ tbsp olive oil • salt and pepper Salad: • ½ zucchini • ¼ head of  lettuce • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh spring onions • 3 tbsp chopped walnuts or pecans Instructions…

The King Of Fruits: To Eat or Not to Eat?

With #mango season around, it becomes hard to resist a slice. We recommend a low carb lifestyle and if you still are largely on a carbohydrate dominant diet, then let’s understand the pros and cons of doing so! Mango maybe high on the micronutrient quotient eg., fibre, betacarotene, vitamin C, iron to name a few. Not…