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Diet
Health  /  Published 29.07.20

A game for losers

The word “diet” conjures images of women counting calories, of slimming clubs and weight loss shakes. Yet for men, so long left out of the weight loss conversation, a reckoning may be clos...
By Mark Bailey in

Health  /  Published 21.07.20

Proper exercise and diet

I exercise regularly but my weight remains absolutely constant and my shape (sagging arms and protuberant belly) has not changed at all. In addition to exercise, you need to count your calories. Eat ...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 01.07.20

Masks: when to change after getting home?

Q. How often should I change my mask? Facemasks are going to be a way of life for a long time to come. You need four to five masks. They must be removed when you come from outside, washed with soap a...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 19.12.18

What not to do when you have acid reflux

We Indians are becoming inactive and fatter by the day. But, instead of all-round obesity, there is a propensity for the fat to settle around our middles. When we walk, the stomach leads from the fron...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 02.10.19

No need to see red in red meat, say scientists

Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed meats because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other ills.But ...
By Gina Kolata/New York Times News Service in New York

Health  /  Published 30.04.20

Tips to boost your immunity

On the whole our immune system does a great job of defending us against disease-causing microorganisms but sometimes it fails and we get sick when a germ invades successfully. With the ongoing pandemi...
By Smita Tripathi in

Health  /  Published 16.01.20

Rujuta Diwekar's three rules of sustainable health

The three rules of sustainable health1) Metabolic health parameters vs weight loss The thing is that even when diet trends come back with a new name and a new game, the basic premise stays the same ...
By Rujuta Diwekar in

India  /  Published 15.02.19

Panel proposes Rs 375 as minimum wage

A committee appointed by the Centre has recommended two sets of minimum daily wage, which are based on balanced diet and are higher than the prevalent rate, for any kind of work.The committee has sugg...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.19

Women athletes face a brittle fate

For some more than others, the journey towards success is riddled with obstacles. This is especially true in India, where disadvantaged communities — including women and religious minorities — hav...
By The Editorial Board in

Health  /  Published 17.01.19

Go easy on potatoes, not proteins, international panel says

An international panel has released the first scientific targets for healthy diets worldwide through sustainable food production that will require Indians to increase their protein consumption and cur...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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