My Plate for older adults..

My Plate for older adults..

Nutrition scientists at the Jean Mayer U. S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University with support from AARP Foundation are introducing an updated MyPlate for Older Adults icon today. The updated icon…

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hepatitis

Hepatitis!

What is Hepatitis? Inflammation of liver is called hepatitis. What causes Hepatitis? Hepatitis Virus is the most common cause of hepatitis. But other infections, toxic substances (e.g. alcohol, certain drugs), and autoimmune diseases can also cause hepatitis. Is hepatitis virus…

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Monsoon tips

Monsoon Tips

Monsoon is the time for germs and bacteria to thrive in unhygienic conditions. As the humidity level increases during this season,it makes the digestive system weak/sluggish. So eating the right food and maintaining proper hygiene are extremely important to prevent…

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yogic foods

Role of food in yoga

Although many people don’t realize it, diet is an integral part of yoga.Much of the yogic prescription for food comes straight from the yamas and niyimas, yoga’s “do’s and don’ts” as articulated in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra. It is well established…

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