Flexibility is an important component of Fitness. It is the ability of the muscle to lengthen and allow the joints to improve the range of motion. Continue reading
The human race has superior intellect over every other living creature and our values guide our behaviour. They provide us with a personal code of conduct. Treating people with respect is a core value that should simply be a part of the fabric of society. Having respect for those around us is Civility. However, there is so much chaos in today’s world because of the absence of the same. Continue reading
Diabetes also known as Diabetes Mellitus, is a condition where the blood sugar or blood glucose levels in the blood are too high. It is a non communicable disease and is caused by various factors which may be either genetic, an autoimmune condition, sedentary lifestyle, being overweight, unhealthy eating habits, tobacco use, stress, etc. Continue reading
The terms, Dietitian and Nutritionist, are often used by many in place of each other. There is a lot of overlap in what nutritionists and dieticians do and study and the 2 terms are used interchangeably. However, in reality they are not identical neither are they synonyms. Continue reading
We take pride in our Intelligence Quotient (IQ) and it is what we want our children to aspire too. But somewhere, something very vital has gone amiss. In Spite of all the degrees and laurels, all the material wealth and instant gratification of all desires, we are still unable to find true happiness and wisdom. In fact, we are more fractured than ever and grappling with everyday anxiety and misery. Continue reading
What is your reason for getting up in the morning?
Ikigai is made from two Japanese words: iki, meaning “life” and kai, meaning “effect, result, worth or benefit.” Combined meaning: “A Reason for Living.” Continue reading
Every gadget, every app on smartphones, every social media platform, was created solely with a motive, of keeping its users engaged and increase their screen time. Continue reading
Wabi Sabi is one of the most essential of all Japanese principles. It is the art of appreciating the beauty in this naturally imperfect world. Continue reading
Food preferences are formed in early childhood and affect an individual’s eating habits for life. Starting early is of paramount importance in developing children, so as to ensure they grow up to live healthy and successful lives.
Apart from the resting metabolism and energy expenditure during physical activity, the body also burns calories every time you eat. This is referred to as the Thermic Effect of Food ( TEF), or the Thermogenic Effect of Food. Continue reading