Category Archives: Health Tips

What happens when you drink too much coffee!

While many people drink coffee to make them more energetic and active, drinking too much of it can cause unpleasant side effects. Caffeine, a stimulant and the active ingredient in coffee, can keep you awake and alert. Heavy daily caffeine (more than 500 to 600 mg/day) can cause problems such as - Insomnia Nervousness Restlessness Stomach upset Coffee not linked to cancer, says WHO MUST READ Coffee not linked to cancer, says WHO Headaches or dizziness Dehydration Abnormal heart rhythms Perhaps, caffeine may not be safe for peole who are highly sensitive to its effects or who are undergoing certain medications. First Published: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 16:34

While many people drink coffee to make them more energetic and active, drinking too much of it can cause unpleasant side effects. Caffeine, a stimulant and the active ingredient in coffee, can keep you awake and alert. Heavy daily caffeine

Avoid eating these foods after a workout!

Avoid eating these foods after a workout!

Here are some foods which one must avoid eating after a workout: Raw vegetables If you are consuming raw veggies after a workout then stop doing so as they aren’t substantial enough to supplement that. Fruit drinks One should avoid

Colour code for sugary drinks

Colour code for sugary drinks

A colour code for sugary drinks has been made mandatory by the Health Ministry. Green for below 2 grams, amber for between 2 – 11 grams and red for above 11 grams to be introduced.

WE ‘CAN-SUR-VIVE’– SUPPORTING SURVIVORS OF BREAST CANCER

WE ‘CAN-SUR-VIVE’– SUPPORTING SURVIVORS OF BREAST CANCER

The ‘CAN-SUR-VIVE’ programme is a CSR effort aimed at reinstating lost zeal while providing survivors with emotional, psychological and societal confidence and instigated by the ‘CAN SUR VIVE’ Trust. It will take place at the Auditorium of the College of

‘Stay away from green leaves, salads for the moment’

‘Stay away from green leaves, salads for the moment’

Health Education Bureau sources today requested the public not to eat leaves, salads and raw vegetables due to the bad weather experienced these days. “Green leaves should be thoroughly washed before consuming or cooking,” they said. The sources also requested

Health Minister urges public to be vigilant as threat of disease looms after recent floods

Health Minister urges public to be vigilant as threat of disease looms after recent floods

The Ministry of Health urges the public to be vigilant about diseases that could spread as floods are beginning to recede. Director General of Health Services,Dr. Palitha Mahipala stated that with the reduction of floods ,there is a possiblity of

How to Get Healthy Skin Naturally

How to Get Healthy Skin Naturally

There is a famous saying that our face is the reflection of our personality. The first and foremost thing that anybody notices on our face is our skin. But with the changing lifestyle routines of most of us it has

14 Best Home Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

14 Best Home Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

Menstruation is a natural cycle and an important part of every woman’s life. They can be quite annoying and painful for some. Menstruation is even known to disrupt the everyday routine life of several women. There are many over the

Pregnant and Drinking Water in Plastic Bottles? Your Child Maybe at Risk of Obesity

Pregnant and Drinking Water in Plastic Bottles? Your Child Maybe at Risk of Obesity

It is the age of plastic, and without us even realising, it has become a common feature in our daily lives. The plate that we eat on, the bowl that we serve, the food that we store in our kitchen

New brain food find out the name is Maple syrup

New brain food find out the name is Maple syrup

A team of researchers has tagged maple syrup as a promising option in protecting brain neurons and nurturing young minds.The University of Montreal researchers discovered that maple syrup can actually help protect neurons from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.This study

Health benefits of eating 2 bananas per day

Health benefits of eating 2 bananas per day

Banana is one of the most easily available fruits. Every kitchen will have bananas for sure if not any other fruit. It’s a non-seasonal and is abundant. It’s nominally priced too, so anyone can easily afford it. A health conscious

Eat fresh fruit to avoid heart diseases

Eat fresh fruit to avoid heart diseases

Everyone should include fruits in their daily diet to lead a healthy lifestyle. A new study has found that eating fruits everyday helps can keep heart diseases at bay. People who eat fresh fruit regularly are less likely to heart

Youthful skin with these five skin-friendly fruits!

Youthful skin with these five skin-friendly fruits!

1. Oranges: One of the richest sources of Vitamin C, oranges are important for collagen production. It is believed that orange juice can beat ageing effects. You can massage orange juice on your face to clean clogged skin pores which

Back pain tips

Back pain tips

Choose a comfortable chair To avoid spinal problem and back pain, it is essential to sit on the right chair. Choose a chair that suits you and provides comfort. Avoid sitting on soft sofas, bean bags and stiff backed chairs.