Divya Purushotham

Get on with the oil switch

Different cultures eat different types of foods and different types of oil was used but it all changed after 1990 because of the fear of cholesterol and heart issues.

17 Feb 2021

Your post-pandemic guide to eye care

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic struck the planet, online meetings have become the norm of the day.

03 Feb 2021

Nutrition lies in this palm produce

Palm sprout (panam kilangu) is an underground sprout of palm trees and they are mostly cultivated in southern India from January to March.

20 Jan 2021

Variety is the way to immunity

Our immune system is essential for our survival. Without an active immune system, our body will be easily attacked by viruses, bacteria and diseases.

06 Jan 2021

It’s all in the gut

Gut microbes are millions of microorganisms present in the intestinal tract. They are mostly from the bacterial family, which is needed for overall health and wellbeing.

09 Dec 2020

The pros of probiotic foods

Probiotics are live, beneficial bacteria and yeasts, which is good for the digestive system. Generally, bacterias are considered as illnesscausing agents.

02 Dec 2020

Fight diseases with phytonutrients

Phytonutrients are nature’s natural defense. These chemicals protect plants from germs, bugs, fungi, molds and sun.

18 Nov 2020

The right nutrition for a strong mental health

For the past nine months, the world has been facing COVID- 19’s wrath. People are trying to be in the best of health by improving their immunity.

04 Nov 2020

Polycystic ovaries need your attention

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal problems in women aged 15 to 45 years.

28 Oct 2020

‘Gourd’ for it

Gourd vegetables are popular in Indian cooking and have always been considered as one of the healthiest.

14 Oct 2020

Clean kitchen for a healthy life

Kitchen and healthy living are inter-related. Be it cooking, storing of foods, ingredients — whatever we use has an impact on our health, both positively and negatively.

07 Oct 2020

Having breakfast every day keeps you active and all illnesses at bay

Breakfast is the first food we consume after waking up and is hence considered as most important meal of the day.

23 Sep 2020

A probiotic drink packed with vitamins

Kombucha tea, a slightly sour and sweet drink, is one of the many current health food trends. It is a great alternative for other processed drinks which is mostly filled with sugar.

16 Sep 2020

Break the binge

Occasionally, overeating in a get-together or party will not be considered as binge-eating.

02 Sep 2020

Eat well to perform better on ground

Nutrition is key for athletes, body builders, sports professionals to obtain success. With the help of a balanced nutrition plan, they can give their best performance.

22 Jul 2020

Are bananas fattening?

People who want to improve their health often eat lots of fruits and vegetables.

26 Dec 2019

The elixir of life can also be harmful

This occurs when the amount of salt and electrolytes in your body become too diluted. Hyponatremia is a condition where sodium levels become dangerously low.

11 Dec 2019

Bidding bye to binge-eating

Occasionally overeating in a get-together or a party is not considered as binge eating.

06 Dec 2019

Balance your plate 

A  nutritious, well-balanced diet along with optimal amounts of physical activity is the foundation of good health.

06 Nov 2019

A humble drink for a healthy life

Coconut water is one of the best thirst quenchers and offers a delicious alternative to water.

16 Oct 2019

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