Brain Boosters

Wait…er…er…now what was I going to say? I forgot…Just give me a minute…it’s at the top of my head…or the tip of my tongue!!! Does the food we eat have a bearing on our memory? If so, how can we increase our memory with food? Turns out that brain foods matter …especially for our grey matter 😊 In a culture based on overstimulation and multitask …

May 4, 20180 comments

Non-stick cookware …beware!

When non-stick cookware was first released in the market, people eagerly bought kadhais, frying pans, tavas, griddles etc. The non-stick coating was great for flipping parathas, frying eggs and making dosas. Its benefits included not having to scrape through burnt food stuck stubbornly in pans, being able to fry with less or no oil, faster cooking …

April 24, 20180 comments

Dysthymia or High functioning Depression

When you hear about depression, you probably associate the word with people who are severely depressed, very sad, lonely and don’t even want to or cannot get out of bed. While that is definitely a form of severe depression, there is another type that is not often talked about…called dysthymia or high functioning depression. What is Dysthymia?  H …

April 16, 20180 comments

Your fingernails say a lot about your health!

White Spots-  a common thought is that these white spots are from a calcium deficiency, but these spots actually occur from trauma to the nail and will grow out as your nails grow. It can also be from a fungal infection so try using tea tree oil. Brittle Nails-  this problem is caused by a dry nail plate. Dishwashing (without using gloves) o …

April 2, 20180 comments

Halitosis (Bad Breath)

Have you ever had that awful feeling when you’re at a fancy party and the person talking to you has really bad breath? Or even worse…do you have bad breath? If yes, the read on… Halitosis is typically caused by poor dental hygiene. However, other causes could include gum disease, tooth decay, heavy metal build-up, infection of the respir …

February 27, 20180 comments


An extremely common disease, gout is a kind of arthritis that occurs when uric acid builds up in blood and causes joint inflammation. Acute gout is a painful condition that typically affects one joint, while chronic gout is repeated episodes of pain and inflammation, which may involve more than one joint. Gout is caused by having higher-than-normal …

February 13, 20180 comments


Tea is the most commonly consumed beverage around the world after water. People have been known to consume herbal teas for as long as they have known how to heat water. Unlike green, black, and oolong teas, herbal teas have been made from virtually any plant, and from any part of the plant, including the roots, flowers, seeds, berries, or bark. Ther …

January 15, 20180 comments


As you rummage through your spice cabinet this holiday season, you will find stuff you’ve barely used and now need to throw away. Don’t ever let this happen again! NUTMEG or Jaiphal : * Brain Tonic * Pain Reliever * Effective sedative * Indigestion Relief * Bad Breath Treatment * Liver and Kidney Detox * Skin Care * Sleep Aid While you’re grating some …

December 21, 20170 comments

Cinnamon or Dalchini

Ever wondered why most high-calorie foods such as French toast, cinnamon buns and all the delicious lattes have cinnamon as toppings? Then read on… Cinnamon is a spice that has been used since ancient times for its medicinal value as is evident from its properties listed below: It is a very powerful antioxidant and an excellent fat burner. It is a gre …

November 30, 20170 comments


We are very aware nowadays that we share our existence with a plethora of microorganisms, not all of them friendly to the human body: bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. These microorganisms, which we call pathogens, are the cause of many diseases. The lymphatic system plays an important role in the ongoing struggle to keep us healthy. Lymphocyt …

October 24, 20170 comments
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