NEWS ARCHIVE 2021
Hair Biocompatibility Assessment (5th Jul 2021): Using hair samples, the Bio-Compatibility Assessment identifies the influence (either positive or negative) that each of a wide range of foods and products has on the delivery and storage systems in each cell.
White Tea (3rd Jul 2021): (13rd Jul 2021): After a prolonged and tiring day, don’t we all want to just relax and sip on a cup of tea?Some like it hot others like it cold? Whether it is green tea or some other flavoured drink, the mere thought of having our favourite beverage uplifts our mood.
Pine Needle Tea: Let’s Sip in! (26th Jun 2021): Everybody loves a stroll through a pine forest. The fresh, citrusy smell of pines wafting above have refreshed our minds like none before. We are all aware of these majestic trees in the outdoors.
Say Hello to Slippery Elm! (19th June 2021): QFried foods, processed snacks, fatty meats…Many of you may have tried avoiding these trigger foods that slow down the rate of digestion, no matter how irresistible they may seem. Still, it doesn’t relieve your symptoms of heartburn and indigestion that much. But why is that so?
Licorice: The Sweet Deal for Ailments(12th June 2021): Nobody wants to suffer from a sore throat because it often comes with symptoms, as those in colds or influenza. Sometimes we may just experience a sore throat because of excessive exposure to dust or dry heat.
Eat to calm your mind (5th June 2021): Quarantine, isolation,vaccination, immunity are all words which have now become a part of our daily vocabulary. So have words like anxiety, stress, mental health. The raging pandemic has been wreaking havoc across the world.
Ashwagandha or Withania (29th May 2021): The magic of ancient Ayurveda has ensured the well-being of man since time immemorial. Much before science had made its progress, the medicinal herbs of Ayurveda were known to cure illnesses ranging from mild to serious ones.
Mulling over Mullein! (22nd May 2021): What exactly is Mullein? For some of us, it may be just an unwelcome weed. But this simply isn’t true! Mullein has many generous offerings for us. In fact, its medicinal properties rival that of many other popular plants like stinging nettle and yarrow.
Lemon (15th May 2021): What is that one fruit that should be made a mandatory part of your daily diet? What is that one fruit that can take care of your ageing skin as well as give a solid boost to your immune system? Yes, we are talking about lemons. Lemons are a rich source of Vitamin C and contain dietary fibre.
The Golden Nectar! (8th May 2021): Are some of you tired of frequently itching your head? Those chemical hair solutions available outside don’t really live up to your expectations? No worries!… Did you know about the secret of honey being helpful in treating scalp problems?
I have a therapist: her name is Music (1st May 2021): Yehudi Menuhin, one of the greatest violinist in the world said: ‘ Music is therapy. It is a communication far more powerful than words, far more immediate, far more efficient’. You wake up to a song as your alarm clock, stream music while you crunch numbers at work, blast power workout playlists at the gym.
Arjuna: Our Herbal Hero! (24th April 2021): Our body’s response to stress is supposed to protect us. But what happens if stress becomes constant? The hormone cortisol is released in response to stress. And, high levels of cortisol released due to long-term stress can increase the chances of blood sugar and blood pressure.
Meet the New Superfood! (17th April 2021): Most of us are aware of kale and matcha. But, have you heard of the amazing new grassy-hued food that has started making waves in the supergreens kingdom? Although its name may sound more like a salsa dance move rather than a superfood.
Sugar is not always a sweet thing! (10th April 2021): Do you find yourself infront of the refrigerator often? Trying to scrounge around for a sweet something? Do you experience deep cravings for chocolates or icecreams? Do you have difficulty in saying ‘no’ to sweets? Some people say that eat sweets is like opening the Pandora’s box.
Homemade Flavoured Water (3rd April 2021): Water is life… We all know that. But, sometimes even when we love water, it may start to seem a bit boring. As a result, we start overlooking the importance of keeping our bodies properly hydrated.
On Collagen (27th March 2021): From lattes to brownies—nowadays, collagen protein powder can be found in many food products. But, what exactly is collagen? Collagen is basically a fibrous structural protein that plays a key role in holding our body together. It can be found in bones, skin, cartilage, hair, and even nails.
Food quiz! (20th March 2021): Do you know your lamington from your pavlova? And your marinara from your carbonara? If you fancy yourself as a bit of a foodie aficionado,then gather your friends and family for a bit of fun competition and work your way through this food trivia!
Easy 5 on Allergies (13th March 2021): You might be one of those for whom wintertime and summertime mean sore, dry, itching throats, or skin rash flare-ups. They are symptoms of allergy. Allergies are basically negative reactions of a person’s body towards a particular substance (basically foreign substances, allergens).
The Importance of Proper Digestion (6th March 2021): Are you frequently experiencing troubles like bloating, abdominal cramping, constipation, or gas? These are a few signs that your digestive system is in need of a little support. Indeed, discomfort resulting from poor digestion can cause confusion, anxiety, and frustration.
Say ‘aye’ to eye health! (27th Feb 2021): Did you know that your eye colour is controlled by the level of melatonin in your iris? Brown eyes have more melanin and blue eyes have less. If you have blue eyes, then you share a common ancestor with every other blue eyed person in the world. Your eye contains 107 million cells which are sensitive to light.
Eat Healthy, Feel Happy! (20th Feb 2021): The colours we see in our fruits, veggies, and other whole foods represent the powerful nutrients present inside them. These are nothing but ‘phytonutrients’. Phytonutrients essentially help us to prevent and heal from diseases. They are organic compounds that can give a boost to our immune system.
Healthy living creates a whole new world! (13 02 2021): Habits rule our lives and shape our days. Whether you are aware of it or not , everything from your emotional response to stress to how you get dressed in the morning is a habit. We all have good ones and some really bad ones. It all starts with a goal. A goal to improve a certain aspect of your life.
Stress Eating (6th February 2020): When we are experiencing chronic, daily stress, we have different ways of coping with it. Although our friends and families are there by our side, we are often unable to find a way through our work burdens. It is then that we turn to stress eating, or sometimes even under eating for temporary relief.
The Sweet Danger of Sugar (30th January 2021): Do you find yourself craving for more sugary or starchy foods? Or, are you feeling lazy, and experiencing hunger, dizziness, or headaches too often? These symptoms may be the result of an imbalance in blood sugar levels. It’s high time that you pay heed to your health problems, and consult a medical practitioner if the need arises.
Beating the Screen Blue (23rd January 2020): Excessive use of devices in the pandemic may be impacting our body in ways we don’t realise. Two out of three people are unaware of the effect that blue light emanating from the phone and computer screens can have on their skin and biological clock. Blue light can penetrate through the epidermis and dermis to the sub cutis layer. It can induce both immediate and persistent pigmentation.
Gift of Health (16th January 2020): Come January, with Christmas behind us, our cravings for plum cakes, fruit cakes, mulled wine and chocolates reach an all time high. This year maybe different but our cravings for good food remains constant. The pandemic has made us more cautious and we are all looking at healthy food options
Copper. The other white gold! (9th January 2020): Did you ever think why our ancestors drank water stored in copper pots? Do you know that copper pots are only second to clay pots in terms of benefits? Masked by modernity, we seldom realise the greatness our traditions have. Known for its immense anti bacterial, anti viral and anti inflammatory properties, copper is also a great tool for healing wounds quickly.
Water of Life, water for life (2nd January 2020): Can we possibly think of an earth without water?…No, never…
Without water, there would have been no life on earth. Since ancient times it has been perceived as a gift from the gods. When you ask any healthy person for a quick health tip, they will say “drink more water….”