Down the centuries, Indian spices have been known to have many a medicinal value. Infact sometimes spices were even a mode of payment, such was their value. In today’s cuisine we rarely realize the importance that they have in maintaining our health. Read More

Good morning India

Let’s begin today with a good Indian breakfast. Eat breakfast like a king, a nutritional advice that we have heard many a times. And we are spoilt for choice in our country, where food plays such an important part of our daily lives, celebrations and social fabric. Read More


Humans have been given the gift of the brain to use it judiciously should have been natural. However when it comes to our own well-being and health, I think we couldn’t have been further away. Here is how animals can teach us well in this sphere of things. Read More

Constipation – Do you care a shit?

The poop chart for constipation was sent to me and like one would normally react I went “ewwww!” But when I actually thought about it, it occurred to me that this was hardly an alien subject. Even films are being made on the subject, “Toilet- ekpremkatha”, “Piku” and “Dehli belly” The over use or under use of the toilet is always an issue. Read More


The thyroid gland plays a crucial role in our metabolism. The thyroid gland located at the “Adam’s Apple” near your throat, is what produces hormones that activate cell activity by controlling your body’s temperature and the rate that your body burns calories. Read More