Improving physical literacy in young girls

We have covered the psychosocial aspects of physical literacy and development of young girls in my previous ar...

Tete-e-tete with Sohrab Khushrushahi

Sohrab Khushrushahi trains every day for 40 minutes because that is what his schedule allows. “I was a l...

Mind the game

The knights have nearly reached. The fortress is under siege and the archers are raining fire. The villagers a...

Bitter effects of high sugar

About 10 per cent of the Indian population has diabetes. Once considered a disease of the prosperous, middle-a...

The Upside of Stress

For many of us, 2020 was an exceptionally stressful year, dominated by fears about the coronavirus pandemic. E...

Health key to food choices

Food preferences will change this year, says Sanjay Kumar, CEO & MD, Elior India, a leading food catering ...

Health  /  Published 17.12.20

From flab to fab

Healthier night-time eating habits can help you with your weight-loss goals. Here, eight smart strategies to try:  ⦿Eat dinner, not snacks ⦿Eat on the early side ⦿ Downsize your dinner ...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 16.12.20

Help fund Sayantika's treatment

In these desperate times, please come forward and offer them a helping hand. Please donate generously to support their daughter’s life-saving treatment. ...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio in

Health  /  Published 16.12.20

Eat, drink and be merry

When should one drink water? Is it correct to drink it before, during or after a meal? Basically, one should drink water whenever one is thirsty. The urine should always be a light lemon yellow in co...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 15.12.20

Mask and the mind

To live or not to... Retired bank manager Mr M, 70, told me, “You know what this illness has taken away from me? My desire to live, to see the world again.” He is not the only one. Our re...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee in

Health  /  Published 10.12.20

Exercising can make you live longer

You may live longer Studies link even 5 to 10 minutes of vigorous exercise or 15 minutes of moderate exercise every day can lower the risk of death from any cause. Enhanced cognitive function Exerc...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 09.12.20

Raw veggie juice detox

If it suits you, the juice of raw vegetables can work wonders for your system. It cleanses your insides like few things do. Have it first thing in the morning. Here are some of the best vegetables yo...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 09.12.20

A fault in your heart

In India, the prevalence of mitral valve prolapse (MVP) — when the valve between the heart’s upper and lower left chambers does not close properly — is between 3 and 16 per cent. Thi...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 09.12.20

It’s the season

The days are getting shorter and cooler. Winter will descend upon the northern hemisphere along with several family-centred holidays that may tempt many to celebrate in ways they have wisely resisted ...
By Jane E. Brody in

Health  /  Published 05.12.20

Blurred Boundaries

It is bad for mental health Canada, where Varun was pursuing his Masters, was the second country, after Uruguay, to legalise the sale of cannabis to adults. The example of Portugal crops up in many d...
By in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 03.12.20

Turn kids’ challenges into lifestyle change

Baani and her mother Sushmita (names changed) came to our fitness studio a couple of months back. Baani, 12, was suffering from gynaecological problems from being overweight. Bani’s doctor had r...
By Mayukh Banerjee in


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