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IT'S ALL ABOUT HEALTH AND FITNESS LIFESTYLE
January 2012 -
Did you know that weight lifting and bodybuilding have their origins in ancient India? Now there's a bodybuilding craze in India, with nutritional supplementation and competitions.
December 2011 -
Breast cancer is a non-communicable disease which has tripled in the South Asian American community in the last 10 years. Asian women have traditionally had low breast cancer rates. However, their rates are rapidly rising.
November 2011 -
The combination of both strength training and cardiovascular exercise delivers the best result in the prevention of diabetes and lowering glucose levels in diabetics. While yoga may provide health benefits, it is not the best exercise in the management of diabetes.
October 2011 -
Diabetes is epidemic in the South Asian community. Emory University is working on a promising program (D-CLIP) to study the effects of a culturally specific and low cost lifestyle intervention for diabetes prevention.
September 2011 -
Even though running provides tremendous health and cardiovascular fitness
benefits, there are several things you should know and practice in order to run
effectively and avoid knee injury.
August 2011 -
Bone marrow donations can save lives, but there is a shortage of donors among South Asians. Myths about marrow donation often stop us from signing up, but registering and donating are simple.
July 2011 -
If you’ve fallen short of your New Year’s goal to lose weight and get in the best physical shape, take another shot this summer. Here are some things that you might have overlooked.
June 2011 -
The process of acquiring active immunity is like Russian roulette—if your body is able to sustain and overcome an infection, it builds immunity; but it could get cooked in the process! Infectious diseases are a major cause of infant and child mortality in India—far higher than in Western countries.
May 2011 -
Often people consider the look and feel while buying atheltic shoes, and pay less attention to how appropriate that is. Here are some general guidelines on what to look for in purchasing appropriate shoes.
April 2011 -
Sound sleep is a deeply restorative function that the body not only needs but demands. And according to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, sleep deficiency is at epidemic levels.