preventive health care

Are we over-santizing ourselves and our kids? – part II

“Cleaning with kids in the house is like brushing your teeth while eating oreos.” In today’s world of medical advances, dying from a microbial infection is very rare in developed countries. We have become so efficient at avoiding infections that the appearance of a dangerous strain of listeria bacteria in melons leads to massive recalls and …

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Sauteed pumpkin with coconut- easy recipe for a flat belly

This Halloween season you might be preparing yourself for carving those pumpkins or baking a pumpkin pie or cooking a creamy pumpkin soup. Why not cook something different with the pumpkin, that is equally tasty and nutritious? This sauteed pumpkin is a healthy and easy recipe which, in addition to providing nutrition, has all the …

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Baby corn pulao with brown basmathi rice

This baby corn pulao recipe is a high fiber, low GI recipe which makes it heart-healthy in addition to being nutritious. Both baby corn and basmati rice (I’ve used the brown variety which is even better) are well known for their low GI (Glycemic Index which rates carbohydrates on how fast they increase blood sugar levels). …

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