“I reversed my diabetes while living out of guest houses.”

Sameer Anjaria is a telecom professional. He came to me with the usual lifestyle issues senior professionals his age face. At 43, he was diabetic, with high cholesterol, hypertension, low vitamins status, stressed out and overweight. Over and above these, he lived out of company guest houses and was on the road, while his family stayed in Gujarat. In short, there was no “controlled” environment … Continue reading “I reversed my diabetes while living out of guest houses.”

Getting divorced? Pay attention to your kids’ diet

We all know that stress causes binge eating. And now, the emotional turmoils of divorce have been proven to push kids to guzzle down sweetened drinks. Children of recently separated or divorced families are likelier to drink sugar-sweetened beverages than kids whose parents are married, putting them at higher risk for obesity later in life, according to a new study by the San Francisco State University. … Continue reading Getting divorced? Pay attention to your kids’ diet

Vitamin D deficiency, depression linked in international study

Date: December 2, 2014 Source: University of Georgia Summary: Vitamin D deficiency is not just harmful to physical health — it also might impact mental health, according to a team of researchers that has found a link between seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, and a lack of sunlight. Vitamin D deficiency is not just harmful to physical health — it also might impact mental health, … Continue reading Vitamin D deficiency, depression linked in international study