Articles, Vitamins, minerals and deficiencies

Vitamin D: the sunshine vitamin

July 24th, 2012

  It has been known since ages as an important vitamin, but because of its unique properties,scientists have been prompted to propose that Vitamin D rather be regarded as a hormone. It doesn’t meet the classical definition of a vitamin – a substance that must be essentially obtained via diet because of inability of the body to synthesize […]

Articles, Exercise and health

Yoga- The right exercise, the right way!

July 19th, 2012

Yoga is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘union’ and it is very rightly named for a set of exercises prescribed in old Indian medical literature, for Yoga is a method to integrate the faculties of the mind, body and spirit. Yoga involves the use of – ‘Asanas’, which are the different body postures -Meditation or relaxation […]

Articles, Doctors, Healthcare

Exercise during pregnancy: Look good, feel good!

July 16th, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME TO THE NEW PHASE OF YOUR LIFE! I express my regards in the hope that since you are reading this article, you are either pregnant or have someone who has been dear blessed recently. Often, to-be Mom’s are showered upon with such affection and care that it leads to the misconception that the strenuous […]

Articles, Doctors, Healthcare

Managing migraine – not really a headache

July 12th, 2012

Have you ever experienced a sudden and severe throbbing pain in half of the head, feeling an intolerance to light followed by nausea and vomiting, maybe on more than one occasion? Migraine is a condition with paroxysmal hemi-cranial (involving half of the head) headache, nausea and vomiting. Some patients experience an ‘aura’ preceding the migraine in […]


Iron:The ‘Fe’-Male Requirement

July 9th, 2012

The iron strength of the woman also requires a supplement of the mineral in her diet for maintenance of her physical health. Iron is in arguably, the most essential element for the development of the human body because it is required for the formation of haemoglobin, which in turn is needed for blood production. Furthermore, iron […]