Health Benefits of Nutraceuticals

Economic development of the people has improved their lifestyle. But the challenge that has arisen with this lifestyle change is increasing the prevalence of ‘lifestyle diseases.’ Lifestyle diseases refers to diseases associated with bad lifestyle choices including food habits. The increased trend of eating junk food is known to be the reason for several diseases…

Importance of Good Oral Health

Importance of Good Oral Health

Oral health is an integral part of our general health, yet is the most neglected one. The Indian Dental Association (IDA), in a National Oral Health Survey, 2005, highlighted that 95% of the Indian population suffers from gum diseases and only 50% of the population use a toothbrush. The survey also noted that, only 2%…

IMRAD in Original Research Articles

IMRAD is nothing but the acronym used for the 4 basic sections of an original research article, namely Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion. Any original article must include these 4 essential parts. Diagrammatic representation of IMRAD is depicted in Figure 1. Each of these sections are designed to answer certain questions as described below. Introduction…

DASH it for Hypertension

Know About the DASH Plan “DASH” or the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) is an eating plan which can reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure, and also manage existing hypertension. The first DASH diet research showed that it could lower blood pressure as efficiently as the first line anti-hypertensive medications, even with…

Desktop Workers! Eat it Right!

Desktop dining has now become a common phenomenon with approximately 65% of working professionals typically having lunch at their desks on a regular basis. Pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, muffins, momos, and doughnuts are the most preferred meals of this group of busy workers who generally, in order to clock-in extra working hours, avoid extra spends and…