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IT'S ALL ABOUT HEALTH AND FITNESS LIFESTYLE
May 2016 -
Indian immigrant males have four times the risk of premature heart disease, compared to the Framingham study. Dr. Alka Kanaya explains why, and what MASALA is doing about it.
April 2016 -
Is this the year you really want the weight to come off? It’s hard to be objective, and habits are difficult to break, but change to these great new ones, and you'll never be overweight again!
March 2016 -
Eating too much salt can cause fluid retention and bloating, which may show up as excess weight. It can also lead to high blood pressure, a major risk factor for numerous serious conditions.
February 2016 -
Diabetes is a major cause of blindness among South Asians. Every diabetic patient should have an anual eye exam to watch for diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, and cataract formation.
January 2016 -
As we age, what exercises are appropriate for each decade of our life? Here's a breakdown so that we can continue reaping the many benefits of this long-term investment in health and quality of life.
November 2015 -
Exercising on a treadmill isn’t as yesterday as it may feel. Innovative, fun, and challenging variations to the usual treadmill routine will help you maximize your workout.
October 2015 -
Fatty liver disease involves the accumulation of fat within the liver. It is typically due to either drinking excessive amounts of alcohol or a condition called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
September 2015 -
Obesity levels are a cause for national concern, impacting citizens' health and quality of life, and inflicting huge costs on the economy. Isn’t it time we recognize this health issue as a crisis?
August 2015 -
Is there any science behind yoga? Should you be practicing yoga for your health? Yes, and yes. Research studies have proven yoga’s effectiveness on a myriad of physical and mental disorders.
July 2015 -
The DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension)—fruits & vegetables, whole grains, poultry & fish, low fat diary & low sodium—is ranked as a top diet by U.S. News and World Report.