Read labels: Here’s how to find out if the food products you buy are truly organic

The demand for organic foods began with fruits and vegetables when there were reports of pesticide residues in them. However, the popularity of organic foods has now extended to food grains, pulses, tea, spices and even oilseeds. “Organic foods have gained popularity because people have become aware of their benefits. […]

This year, here’s how you can make your New Year’s fitness resolution and stick to it

It’s no surprise that many of us pick staying fit as a New Year’s resolution. Here are some simple tips by Arushi Verma, co-founder, FITPASS that will help you stay motivated. Be specific – Getting healthy and fit is a vague goal. So, in the coming year, be specific if you […]

A woman’s muscles ‘turned to jelly’ due to over-exercising — here’s exactly how that happened

A woman (not pictured) left her workout feeling dizzy.Jordan Mansfield /Getty Images Amelia Burns developed a serious condition because of over-exercising. She experienced bizarre swelling, muscle weakness, and blurred vision post-workout. INSIDER spoke with Dr. Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe about the condition and what precautions you can take. Amelia Burns was going […]

How exercise is key to successfully quitting smoking

Source:University of St George’s London Summary:Exercise can help smokers finally kick the habit, suggests new research. The study reveals that even moderate intensity exercise markedly reduces the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Experts at St George’s University of London, have examined the mechanism underlining exercise’s way of protecting the body […]