Dr Veena Aggarwal, Head, R&D and Technical Services, VLCC Health Care Ltd, talked to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp, on how eating better, being more physically active can help a person avoid being overweight and to stay healthy.
Amid fear of contracting swine flu rising across the country, nutritionists have noted that a little more attention to your diet can help fight the disease that has reportedly killed over 1,100 people so far.
Tobacco is the single most important factor which causes cancer, but the disease can be prevented by taking simple steps like eating a healthy diet, managing obesity and proper exposure to the sun, say experts.
There is no truth about fresh fruits being better and healthier than the dried ones. What is important is whether the fruit contains the necessary vitamins and minerals that your body requires, where it is from and how it is grown or dried.
At a time when heart diseases have become the biggest killer in the world, India is facing the same problem as the country has seen a rapid transition in its disease burden (cardiovascular disease) over the past decades.