• A Little Bit of Diabetes

    A Little Bit of Diabetes September 2016 - Don't ignore diabetes. South Asians can indeed beat their genetics—with vigorous exercise, significant diet changes, and working with doctors and nutritionists to conquer the odds.

  • Plank Exercises = Strong Core

    Plank Exercises = Strong Core July 2016 - Back and abdominal muscles are vital for every function in our daily lives, yet most people don't exercise these core muscles enough and are prone to back pain and injury. Plank exercises help.

  • Tackling Childhood Obesity

    Tackling Childhood Obesity June 2016 - The new obesity epidemic, with poor diets and lack of exercise, has made our children and youth vulnerable to premature mortality, to ailments that were diseases of the aged.

  • CoolSculpting

    CoolSculpting May 2016 - With over two million procedures done worldwide, it is the world’s premier noninvasive, nonsurgical fat reduction treatment.

  • Hoping for a Hearty Outcome

    Hoping for a Hearty Outcome 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.

  • Why are you not losing weight?

    Why are you not losing weight? 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!

  • Go Easy on the Salt Shaker

    Go Easy on the Salt Shaker 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.

  • Diabetic Eye Disease

    Diabetic Eye Disease 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.

  • Exercising, Decade by Decade

    Exercising, Decade by Decade 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.

  • Step Up Your Treadmill Workout

    Step Up Your Treadmill Workout 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.






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