Health

How to stop coughing?

Sep 4th, 2008 | By

There are many reasons for cough like viral infection, allergies, excessive smoking, and exposure to dust, asthma, cold, chest infection etc. It is irritating both for you and the person sitting beside you. Moreover while coughing you cough out germs and can easily infect the other people around. It is the natural tendency of our
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Why is salt bad for the body?

Aug 29th, 2008 | By

Salt is the most commonly used substance for our daily food. It is called as sodium chloride in scientific terms. Sodium is what needed to our body for its proper functioning. It keeps the body fluids concentration at the required levels and prevents to increase and decrease in the level. It also plays very important
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How much protein do i need?

Aug 28th, 2008 | By

Protein is very important substance required for the growth, repair and maintenance of your body. Now the question arises that how much protein is required by the body. Earlier the formula used to know the amount of protein was to multiply the body weight in pounds by 2 and result is the number of grams
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How to get rid of scabies?

Aug 23rd, 2008 | By

“Scabies” is a Latin word which means ‘itch’. It is a skin disease caused by direct contact with the people suffering from it or using their clothes, towels and linens. Earlier people thought that scabies only spread sexually, but that was a wrong belief. A mite named Sarcoptes Scabie triggers the disease by burrowing deep
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What are the effects of low cholesterol?

Aug 18th, 2008 | By

We always talk and hear about the effects of high cholesterol, but we hardly think and discuss about the low blood cholesterol levels. Recent studies and researches tell us that low cholesterol level can be very harmful as in the case of high cholesterol level. Our body needs “good cholesterol” to perform certain functions and
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How does alcohol affect the brain?

Aug 17th, 2008 | By

There are several damaging effects of alcohol that are seen both to the brain as well as the body. Heavy drinking can affect organs of the body such as the liver and cause great damage to the brain as well. Impaired thinking and slow reaction times are some of the immediate effects of damage to
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Which vitamins are good for the skin?

Aug 16th, 2008 | By

Vitamins play very important role in maintaining and repairing skin health. The most important vitamins for the skin are vitamin C and vitamin E. Vitamin C and E Vitamin C and E protects the skin from cancer when it remains in sunlight for a long time. Free radicals (a by product of sunlight), dust particles
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Which vitamins do women need?

Aug 15th, 2008 | By

There is a slight difference in the nutrition of men and women. Some vitamins are specially required by women for their specific body functions. Female needs a variety of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants that come from different types of food. But in today’s fast life they are not having the right amount of these vitamins from
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How to reduce your appetite?

Aug 8th, 2008 | By

There are many ways to reduce your appetite or we can say how to feel full on less food. Here are some simple and effective ways:- 1)Replace your plates and bowls with smaller ones because this will affect you psychologically that you are having a full plate of food but actually less food fits on
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What causes diabetes?

Jul 31st, 2008 | By

Many people all over the world are suffering with diabetes. It is a metabolism disorder. The food we eat, after digestion is broken down into glucose and is used by our body cells for growth and energy. Insulin (a hormone produced by the pancreas) helps the glucose to enter the cells, or we can say
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