10 Post-Prandial Benefits: Why a 10-Minute Walk After Meals Can Enhance Your Health

10 Post-Prandial Benefits: Why a 10-Minute Walk After Meals Can Enhance Your Health

Beyond the Bite: 10 Benefits of Taking a Walk After You Eat By: Saika J In the quest for better health, sometimes the simplest habits can have the most profound impact. One such habit is taking a brief, 10-minute walk after each meal. Known as post-prandial walking, this practice offers a host of health benefits supported by science. Let’s dive deeper into how this easy, time-efficient activity can significantly enhance your well-being. 01. Enhanced Gastrointestinal Motility The Science Behind It  Post-prandial walks stimulate peristalsis, the wave-like contractions of the digestive…

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Silent Threat in Paradise: Rising Hypertension Among Kashmir’s Youth

Silent Threat in Paradise: Rising Hypertension Among Kashmir's Youth

Taming the Silent Killer: Building a Culture of Hypertension Management in Kashmir By: Saika J Kashmir, the “Crown of India,” renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and rich culture, faces a growing health concern – a rise in hypertension (high blood pressure) among children and teenagers. This silent killer, often undetected, can have devastating consequences if left untreated. Let’s delve deeper into this alarming trend and explore strategies to protect Kashmir’s young generation. A Global Pandemic with Local Impact Hypertension is a global health crisis, and India is no exception. According…

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Decoding the Label: Your Guide to Making Informed Food Choices in India

Decoding the Label: Your Guide to Making Informed Food Choices in India

From Pantry to Plate: Your Roadmap to Healthy Grocery Shopping in India By: Saika J In today’s fast-paced world, navigating the grocery aisle can feel like deciphering a secret code. But worry not! With the right tools and a little know-how, you can transform food labels from cryptic messages into clear roadmaps for healthy eating. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) emphasizes the importance of informed food choices, and food labels are your key allies in this journey. Here, we’ll delve into the essential elements you need to look…

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Kashmir’s Looming Crisis: Combating the Rise of Lifestyle Diseases

Kashmir's Looming Crisis: Combating the Rise of Lifestyle Diseases

By: Dr. Zubair Ahmad Wani As the serene valleys of Kashmir captivate the world with their beauty, a silent epidemic is stealthily taking a toll on the health system of the valley. Lifestyle diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and obesity, are on the rise in the region, posing a significant threat to public health. It is imperative that immediate action be taken to prevent and combat these diseases before they become endemic in Kashmir. The lifestyle changes witnessed in Kashmir over the past few decades have been profound. Traditional…

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Taming the IBS Beast: How Dietary Treatment Can Significantly Reduce Symptoms

Taming the IBS Beast: How Dietary Treatment Can Significantly Reduce Symptoms

Cracking the IBS Code: How Diet Can Be Your Biggest Ally By: Saika J Do you experience a rollercoaster of digestive woes – abdominal pain, bloating, gas, constipation, or diarrhea? If so, you might be one of the millions worldwide living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). This chronic condition disrupts the gut, leading to uncomfortable and unpredictable symptoms. But here’s a beacon of hope: a groundbreaking study published in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology suggests that dietary treatment could be the key to unlocking relief for over 70% of IBS…

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Taming the Belly Bulge: A Comprehensive Guide to Shedding Stubborn Fat

Taming the Belly Bulge: A Comprehensive Guide to Shedding Stubborn Fat

Mastering the Battle Against Belly Fat: Science-Backed Strategies for a Flatter Midsection By: Saika J Embarking on the journey to conquer belly fat can feel like waging a war against a relentless foe. Yet, armed with knowledge and empowered by science, victory becomes attainable. In this comprehensive guide, we delve deep into the intricacies of belly fat, unraveling its mysteries and equipping you with powerful strategies to sculpt a leaner, healthier midsection. Crafted in collaboration with leading health experts, this guide offers a holistic approach to banishing belly fat for…

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Why the Scale Isn’t Budging: Unveiling the Hidden Reasons Behind Weight Gain

Why the Scale Isn't Budging - Unveiling the Hidden Reasons Behind Weight Gain

Unexplained Weight Gain? It Might Not Be Your Diet By: Saika J Hitting a weight loss plateau can be incredibly frustrating. You put in the effort, sweat it out at the gym, and meticulously track your calories, yet the number on the scale stubbornly refuses to budge. Here’s the truth: sometimes, weight gain isn’t just about diet and exercise. Underlying health conditions, hormonal imbalances, and even your sleep patterns can play a significant role in why the pounds just won’t seem to come off. This article dives deep into five…

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Taming the Tummy Trouble: 5 Natural Remedies for Common Stomach Ailments

Taming the Tummy Trouble: 5 Natural Remedies for Common Stomach Ailments

By: Saika J Ah, the stomach – our body’s internal kitchen, a marvel of digestion and nutrient absorption. But sometimes, this complex system throws a tantrum, leading to a symphony of discomfort we know all too well: bloating, gas, heartburn, constipation, the list goes on. These gastric ailments not only disrupt our daily lives but can also signal underlying health issues. Fear not, fellow food enthusiasts! Before reaching for over-the-counter medications, consider the power of nature’s medicine cabinet. Here, we explore five effective home remedies, backed by science and tradition,…

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The Silent Stalker: Unveiling the Warning Signs of High Cholesterol

The Silent Stalker: Unveiling the Warning Signs of High Cholesterol

Don’t Be a Silent Victim: Unmask the Signs of High Cholesterol By: Saika J High cholesterol. It lurks in the shadows of our bodies, often undetected for years. Earning the moniker “silent killer,” high cholesterol rarely throws up flashy warning signs until a critical moment – a heart attack, a stroke, a life forever altered. This lack of symptoms can lull us into a false sense of security, allowing cholesterol levels to climb steadily, silently building a wall of plaque within our arteries. But our bodies aren’t entirely silent partners…

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From Paradise to Pain: The Untold Story of Gallstones in Kashmir

From Paradise to Pain: The Untold Story of Gallstones in Kashmir

The Silent Suffering: Unveiling the Gallstone Crisis in Kashmir Kashmir, a land known for its breathtaking beauty and rich cultural heritage, is grappling with a silent health crisis – a surge in gallstone disease. This condition, characterized by the formation of hardened deposits within the gallbladder, is causing immense pain and prompting an alarming rise in gallbladder removal surgeries. A Perfect Storm: Sedentary Lifestyles, Dietary Choices, and Genetics Experts point to a confluence of factors driving this concerning trend. Let’s delve deeper into these culprits: Lack of Physical Activity: Kashmir’s once-active…

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