Posted in Healthy diet No discussion yet on April 30th, 2012

Health Diet – Organic Foods

To live a healthy life and to have a fit body, health diet plays a very important role. It is imperative that our diet consists of nutrients which help us to be healthy and keeps us away from various diseases. Research has proved that the chemicals used in the preservation and cultivation of food products and fruits are harmful for our body. Organic foods are the best alternative for our healthy diet. Organic foods are foods produced without using chemical pesticides, fertilizers, or genetically modified raw materials and processed without using chemical substances or other synthetic substances. Also organic foods can include meat, dairy products, poultry produced without using antibiotic or artificial growth hormones. Organic products are checked by a government body to test its quality, and to verify all the norms have been followed to check no harmful substances have been used. Stringent tests are carried out to verify the same. The benefits of organic foods are as follows: To  [...]

Posted in Cancer No discussion yet on April 26th, 2012

Cancer Treatment In India

Why do patients who need cancer treatment go to the west if they have the means and resources when India has more specialized advanced oncology departments then ever? It is the USA that is regarded as the best treatment point for cancer. The answer is disappointing and sad- from diagnosis to therapy there is glaring knowledge gap. Some of the reasons are: There is no compulsory registration of cancer patients and hence no data is available on different patterns of the disease. Since there is no information sharing all crucial decisions are taken by the individual doctor or pathologist. So there are about 28lacs of cancer at any given time in India, there are no official records regarding the number yet. The system of tumour boards -teams of oncologists, radiologists, and pathologists, is mandatory for all cancer cases in the west, but yet to be found in India. There are few specialized doctors with organ specific training and oncology centres with organ specific specialization. Diagnostics  [...]

Posted in General Health No discussion yet on April 18th, 2012

The benefits of lenses in comparison to glasses that most people are not aware of

Although glasses do have their benefits, it would appear that the pros far outweigh the cons when it comes to the beauty stakes. True, glasses can be trendy if you find the right pair, but research has shown that people who need help with their sight on a daily basis generally prefer the benefits of contact lenses. Not only will peripheral vision be improved without the obstruction of frames, exercise is also one of the main benefits reported from contact lens wearers. In addition to these practical benefits, there are beauty benefits. First and foremost, most people do not like the way they look in glasses. Contact lenses let people see a person’s whole face, the eyes are arguably the most important feature and covering them up can have detrimental results. Eyes should be shown off and celebrated, not hidden away behind glasses. Without glasses covering the eyes, people want to emphasise their eyes, usually this is done with make-up. Not only is the freedom to experiment with make-up  [...]

Posted in Skin No discussion yet on April 12th, 2012

Skin Care and Complexion Maintenance

Skin care is a matter of concern for many people. Often people worry about losing their skin colour and are often paranoid of contacting any skin ailment. But by following some specific guidelines you can ensure that your skin complexion is maintained and continue to have a healthy and glowing skin for a very long time even after the onset of old age. Here are some simple techniques which will have a positive and rejuvenating effect on the skin: Regularly clean your face. Don’t have a long gap between cleaning. It is ideally recommended that you clean your face at least thrice a day. Ensure that you use a face wash which is compatible to your skin type. Never sleep with make up on. It is very vital that you inculcate the habit of sleeping with a face devoid of any make up. This is essential as otherwise your skin pores will get blocked and will not get the required nourishment. Also your skin needs time to rejuvenate. Sleeping with make up on will deprive your skin of this much  [...]

Posted in Skin No discussion yet on April 9th, 2012

Blackheads And Beauty Cures

Blackheads are the cause of many sleepless nights for the beauty conscious. The most common place where blackheads form is our nose and forehead. Blackheads can be treated by the following remedies which can be made at home and thus are safe, free of side effects and not very expensive. Extract the juice of a lemon. Add a spoonful of groundnut oil to it and apply this on the face. Take a spoonful of fenugreek leaves (methi) and grind it to form a paste. Apply this paste on the blackhead prone areas. Leave it on for around half an hour and let it dry. Now rinse it off with water. A paste made out of fresh radish is also helpful to get rid of blackheads. Green tea contains anti oxidants. If you scrub your face regularly with green tea, not only will the blackheads reduce but your skin will also start to glow. Soak 4 almonds in water and grind it to form a paste. All rosewater to it and apply. This is also a good medium to cure blackheads. Make a paste with almond powder and  [...]

Posted in General Health No discussion yet on April 2nd, 2012

Benefits of Body Massage

Massages are very relaxing and beneficial. A well administered massage relaxes the body and mind. It reduces the strain and helps the body to repair the stress caused due to the wear and tear of muscles. Massage also enhances the blood circulation and this purifies the body internally. Joints which bear the brunt of our hectic lifestyle also become more supple and relaxed. Massages often induce sleep and bring the person in a state of relaxation and refreshment. Massages are said to have eased many a pains. A good massage helps to release the knots in the body and relieves backache and neck pain. Head massages help in curing migraines. Regular massage is considered to help in the burning of calories. Massage is essential in order to regulate, tone and tighten the skin of the body. A massage is indeed a relaxing activity. But the massage must be done by someone who is experienced because there may be a risk of getting injured. The amount of pressure should also not exceed a certain point  [...]

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