Vishakha Shivdasani
Severe migraine can be debilitating. Photo: iStockphoto

How to manage your migraine

2 min read . 05 Feb 2018
If you catch a cold, use tissues, not handkerchiefs. Photo: iStockphoto

Stay healthy this winter

3 min read . 05 Dec 2017
UV radiation converts the vitamin D in the skin to its usable form. Photo: iStockphoto
Chicken broth is good for gut health. Photo: iStockphoto

Tweak your diet to improve gut health

2 min read . 21 Aug 2017
The brain chemistry of those addicted to sugar is similar to those who are addicted to drugs. Photo: iStockphoto

Fighting that sugar craving 

2 min read . 12 Jun 2017
Weight fluctuations in a day are normal. Photo: iStockphoto

Why your weight fluctuates

3 min read . 13 Feb 2017
If you miss meals consistently for weeks, your immunity will drop significantly. Photo: iStockphoto

What happens when you skip meals

3 min read . 10 Oct 2016
During a detox, curb your craving for carbohydrates with a cup of cinnamon tea. Photo: iStockphoto<br />

Detox—cleanse your body

4 min read . 14 Jun 2016
A smoothie of green vegetables and chia seeds helps lower sugar levels. Photo: iStockphoto<br />

Blend your way to health

4 min read . 29 Mar 2016
Including meditation in your daily routine can help deal with stress-related health issues. Photo: iStockphoto<br />

The wellness mandate

4 min read . 25 Jan 2016
One sure-shot way to reduce the risk of kidney stones is to drink water throughout the day. Photographs: iStockphoto<br />

Fighting kidney stones

3 min read . 15 Dec 2015
Photographs: iStockphoto<br />

Protein power for vegetarians

5 min read . 02 Nov 2015
‘That Sugar Film’ is a documentary on hidden sugar in food. <br />

The white ‘poison’

3 min read . 24 Aug 2015
Too much soy may increase a person’s risk of hypo-thyroidism. Photographs by iStockphoto<br />

Thyroid: some foods can help

3 min read . 27 Jul 2015
Sleeping an extra hour can also help in weight loss. Photo: iStock<br />

The ‘no-diet’ weight-loss plan

4 min read . 22 Jun 2015
Berries can help slow cognitive decline. <br />

Foods to boost your brain

3 min read . 12 May 2015
Include fish and lentils in your diet.<br />

Tips for a healthy summer

2 min read . 30 Mar 2015
Smoking can increase the risk of blood clots.<br />
Have a glass of water as soon as you wake up, and 30 minutes before eating any big meal.<br />

Water: The lifeline for health

3 min read . 03 Feb 2015
If you’re always dozing off during the day, consult a doctor—he may prescribe a sleep apnoea test.<br />

From fatigued to fabulous

5 min read . 01 Dec 2014