Senate’s Three Health-Care Proposals: A Guide

Since the Republican effort to repeal and replace most of the Affordable Care Act faltered in July, three major efforts have emerged in the Senate as lawmakers seek a path forward. They include a final effort to repeal the ACA; an attempt to find a compromise that would shore up the insurance markets; and a […]

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Diet versus Exercise: Which One Wins the Battle Really?

When I first set out to write this article, I thought to myself if it was really a subject of discussion. Experts all across the world press for achieving a balance between diet and regular physical activity. Even if you are unable to maintain moderate to rigorous level of physical activity thrice a week – […]

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High-Protein Diet: How Much is Enough?

The ongoing trend of fad diets is so pervasive and deeply meshed in our lifestyle that it becomes extremely difficult to figure out the veracity of these diet plans. With more and more people obsessing over dropping kilos quickly, these diet routines are only but thriving like never before. In this piece I shall talk […]

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5 Serious illnesses that are spread by mosquitoes

Ask anyone what they think the most dangerous creature on the planet is, and the answers will most likely be sharks, crocodiles, anacondas or poisonous jelly fishes. What you probably do not realise is that there is a creature, just as dangerous as these, lurking near you. Mosquitoes are said to cause millions of deaths […]

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Why our plates, fields must have more millets than rice

From the field to the plate, there are many benefits of moving away from paddy-centric cultivation and consumption patterns for farmers and consumers in Tamil Nadu. Experts say increasing cultivation and consumption of alternative crops like millets, pulses, fruits and vegetables will not just yield nutritional benefits, but also help farmers achieve sustainable usage of water resources. The […]

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Here’s what happens when you stop having milk

Here’s how giving up milk will help you   As Indians, we love cow’s milk. We have grown up with our adults constantly enlightening us with many false facts about milk. The bigger question to answer is: Is milk everything it promises to be? Will our skin become ‘fair’ if we drink it twice? Will […]

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