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Doctor in the House: Is child obesity the looming epidemic in India?

Obesity is a growing concern globally, with India joining the dubious ranks of countries witnessing alarming rates of obesity in its population. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. A body mass index (BMI) over 25 is considered overweight, and …

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Eat Right: Building a strong stomach for better immunity

In continuation with our column last fortnight that spoke of the signs of an unhealthy gutwe look at all the ways we can ensure that our children can develop a good gut microbiome: Managing your child’s stress levels Stress can negatively affect our microbiome. Establishing balance in our life will support our mental and emotional …

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‘Bollywood actors today are disciplined; They’ve realised it’s not only about weight loss, but being fit’: Yasmin Karachiwala

While having an awareness and finding ways to stay physically active and lead a robust lifestyle is necessary, often a person may find themselves feeling confused amid a sea of ​​information from various sources. Buy Now | Our best subscription plan now has a special price Which is why, it is important to trust credible …

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Make this World Environment Day all about comfort meals with this Sindhi stuffed okra recipe

There is a difference between food that satiates you, food that you have grown up eating, and food you should be eating right now. There has been too much categorisation that has left people confused. In reality, you just have to understand what works best for your gut. If you have been diagnosed with gluten …

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Tea, juices, fruits and one roti: For Sidhu, medical board suggests 7-meal diet chart in jail

A cup of Rosemary tea early in the morning, another of Chamomile tea at bedtime, plenty of fruit and vegetable juices in between and a single mixed-grain flour chapatti are among some of the items that a panel of doctors has recommended for the former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu who is serving a …

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‘Fad diets come and go; It is important to eat a balanced meal, exercise right, sleep tight’: Chef Kunal Kapur

The pandemic has put the spotlight on health and nutrition like never before. It has made people pause and pay more attention to what they put on their plates. While it is a positive change to have come about, it has led to some confusion as well. We all know that immunity-boosting and heart-healthy foods …

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