A Dog is a Baby Boomer’s Best Friend

Dogs have long been considered man’s best friend, but some generations took that to heart a bit more than others. When it comes to pet ownership, baby boomers make up 37% of all dog owners. Although that is not the majority, it is a sizable chunk of all dog owners. Where previous generations could take … Continue reading A Dog is a Baby Boomer’s Best Friend

Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)

[Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with team at HVMN. Check out their other guest posts on calories on a keto diet and muscle recovery after training. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor] Keto” comes from the word “ketogenic.” This is a scientific term meaning that the body is producing ketones from fat. When blood ketone levels exceed 0.5mM, the body has … Continue reading Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)

8 Principles To Improve Your Digestion

Just as disease would quickly grow in our brick home if the rubbish was only occasionally emptied, so disease would quickly spread throughout the human body if the rubbish were not emptied daily. Proper digestion ensures daily motions. Food transit time from entry to exit should be no longer than 24 hours. Ideally, it should … Continue reading 8 Principles To Improve Your Digestion

How to Protect Yourself from Cold and Flu

Are people around you catching a cold? Winter colds and flus are an effort of nature to free the system from conditions that arise as a result of a violation of the laws of health. They are a house-clean. Colds are needed to expel built-up waste. This house-clean will rarely need to happen if you … Continue reading How to Protect Yourself from Cold and Flu

Why is Homeopathy so controversial?

It comes as no surprise that many strong advocates of conventional medicine have a somewhat disdainful regard for homeopathy. Conventional medicine basically assumes that there is something ‘wrong’ with the patient and treat, inhibit or suppress illness symptoms by using biochemical intervention. Homeopaths on the other hand focus on promoting natural healing abilities, regarding the … Continue reading Why is Homeopathy so controversial?

How to keep the stomach happy

The stomach is an often-neglected organ, yet our temperament and our mental powers largely depend on it. A happy stomach produces a happy disposition. A sour stomach produces a sour disposition. As with every part of the living machinery there are laws that govern the stomach. Adhering to these laws ensures that the stomach works … Continue reading How to keep the stomach happy

Muscle Recovery: Essential to your next workout (guest post)

[This is the second guest post in my editorial collaboration with HVMN (a company building "human enhancement" technologies out of San Francisco) lays out all you need to know about muscle recovery. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor] A muscle gives at the gym or on the track, leading to weeks of rehab. … Continue reading Muscle Recovery: Essential to your next workout (guest post)

The truth about Autoimmune Diseases

What affects more people than heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined? Autoimmune diseases. More than 80 diseases have been classified as autoimmune, and the list is growing. Some of the more common autoimmune diseases include Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Crohn’s, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, IBS and Type 1 diabetes. Entertainers like Nick Jonas, Lady … Continue reading The truth about Autoimmune Diseases

The week before your marathon run

Good news. I have enrolled for my first half marathon. Up until now, the longest run I've participated in was a 10k across iconic landmarks in old Bombay. I trained for barely 10 days before actual race day. It was foolish of me. It was the first marathon I participated in and I didn't prepare … Continue reading The week before your marathon run

Get up! Sitting too long is making you sick (in 6 ways at least)

That office chair, couch, cushion or bean bag isn't the real culprit. It's your lazy habit of parking yourself in a spot that is silently ringing the death knell for you. It's tough to avoid sitting if you work in an office environment, unless you have a standing desk like some new-age workplaces (but then … Continue reading Get up! Sitting too long is making you sick (in 6 ways at least)