• Fitness,  Health

    LIVEHEALTH – India’s Health Care Platform

    Blog by : Vineet Chatterjee LIVEHEALTH – India’s Health Care Platform LIVEHEALTH aims to bring the eco-system experience in healthcare, where health providers and customers are connected in a single environment. The startup is based out in Pune but it also has its sales offices in Mumbai and Bangalore as well. Founders: Abhimanyu Bhosale – Co-founder & CEO, Mukund Malani – Co-founder & CTO.   Currently, the healthcare delivery system is fragmented and hence the end-user experience is completely broken. There are just handful of healthcare companies who are working on the delivery side of healthcare. Livehealth is trying to bridge the gap between the healthcare providers and the consumers by connecting them and allowing them…

  • Health

    Healthy Habits

    Blog by : Anushka Jain Healthy Habits: Importance of Proper Sleep:   In 2018, nobody really has time to have a proper sleep. With a lifestyle so busy and stressful, a good night sleep plays a vital role in our health. But we all still compromise our sleep and go on without it. What we don’t know is: proper sleep is just as important as proper eating. In order to survive the stress our mind and body go through, we need to improve our sleeping patterns. But before that, we need to learn how important sleep exactly is.   Obesity: People who don’t get proper sleep are easily more immune to…

  • Diet,  Health

    Jowar Roti Recipe

    Blog By : Vaishali khanna – BFY Faculty Rich, bitter-y and fibrous in texture, this millet is grown in abundantly across india but often loses out owing to the wheat fixation that runs in our country. Being good in protein, iron and copper, this gluten free grain has been known to play a crucial role in cellular function and repair. The rich quantity of potassium and phosphorus helps lower cholesterol and manage high blood pressure. Most importantly, the grain is incredible rich in fibre and hence should be part of your daily diet.   Jowar roti recipe: Ingredients: 1 cup jowar flour/ sorghum flour/ jolada hittu ¾ cup hot water…

  • Diet,  Health

    Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast bowl

    Blog By : Vaishali khanna – BFY Faculty Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast bowl Rinse and drain about 0.5 cup quinoa Place it in a saucepan and add 1.5 cups milk(Can be almond milk, coconut milk or soy milk), 0.5 inch cinnamon stick and 1-2 drops of vanilla essence Bring it to a high simmer, cover and reduce heat to a low simmer for 15 minutes After 15 minutes, remove the pan from the heat and let the quinoa sit for 5 more minutes or until the milk is absorbed and the quinoa is cooked Taste and add grated jaggery about 1 tsp Scoop the quinoa into two bowls and top with toastd…

  • Health,  Stay Fit

    Fight with Depression

    Blog By – Vaishali Khanna We here it almost everyday from someone or the other that I’m depressed when in-fact they mean “I’m fed up because I’ve had a row or failed an exam or lost my job” etc.These ups and downs of life are common and normal and most people recover quite quickly however,depression is a mood disorder characterized by feelings of sadness, hopelessness, helplessness and worthlessness. It lowers motivation and energy levels.Depression permeates through the body and mind.Symptoms can become severe enough to interfere with day to day activities. When depressed,you may often experience feelings of low esteem,guilt and self reproach driving you to take irrational decisions. Women…

  • Diet,  Health

    Nutritional Counseling

    Blog By- Vaishali Khanna – BFY Faculty What is Nutritional Counseling? Nutritional counseling is a type of assessment made which analyzes various health needs in regard to diet and exercise. A nutritional counselor helps people to set achievable health goals and teaches various ways of maintaining these goals throughout their lifetime. Nutrition is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Without proper nutrition, one does not have enough energy to make it through the day. Also, health declines without proper nutrition, making one more susceptible to illness and disease. During the assessment, the counselor provides information based on a person’s current status, helping to improve overall health. Many nutritional counselors…

  • Health

    Osteoporosis – Exercise

    Blog By- Dr Rohit Bahuguna – BFY Faculty Exercise can help build strong bones and slow down bone loss & will benefit bones no matter at what age you start.For maximum benefit one should exercise regularly Combine low impact strength training exercises with weight-bearing exercises. Strength training helps strengthen muscles and bones in your arms and upper spine Weight-bearing exercises — such as walking, jogging, running, stair climbing, skipping rope, skiing and impact-producing sports — mainly affect the bones in your legs, hips and lower spine. Swimming, cycling and exercising on machines such as elliptical trainers can provide a good cardiovascular workout, but because such exercises has low impact, they’re not…

  • Health,  Women

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Basic to be understood

    Blog By – Vaishali Khanna– BFY Faculty PCOS is a common endocrine disorder.The primary lesion is unknown.Patients have a steady state of relatively high estrogen,androgen and Leutinizing Hormone(LH) rather than fluctuating condition seen in ovulating women.Increased levels of estrone come fro conversion of ovarian and adrenal androgens to estrone in body fat(in obesity cases).The high estrone levels are believed to cause suppression of pituitary Follicle Stimulating Hormone(FSH) and a relative increase in LH.Constant LH stimulation of the ovary results in anovulation,multiple cysts and theca cell hyperplasia with excess androgen output. In addition,there is insulin resistance leading to high levels of insulin in the blood which further leads to weight gain…

  • Health

    Obesity-a major risk factor for Sleep Apnea

    Blog By – Vaishali Khanna – BFY Faculty Obstructive Sleep Apnea(OSA) is a potentially life-altering and life-threatening breathing disorder that occurs during sleep. The upper airway repeatedly collapses,causing cessation of breathing(apnea) or inadequate breathing (hypoapnea) and sleep fragmentation.The breathing stops during sleep for 10 seconds to a minute or longer. Oxygen levels in the blood decreases. Sleep fragmentation results in chronic daytime sleepiness.This disrupts healthy sleep and causes a number of short term and long lasting effects that threaten the health and well being of those who suffer from the condition. How many people have OSA? 4% of men and 2 % of women aged 30-60 years meet minimal diagnostic criteria…