It is against this backdrop that our specially designed Telethon, anchored by Anil Singhvi, served as a platform to our partner Akshaya Patra to showcase the work it has done to mitigate hunger during this challenging time and highlight the role played by its various stakeholders. The Telethon also saw industry leaders and celebrities -- including TV Mohandas Pai, Sanjeev Sharma, Akhil Saxena, Raveena Tandon, Lara Dutta, Shankar Mahadevan, Sanjeev Kapoor, Vijay Sethi, Piyush Patnaik, Ritu Jhingon, Umesh Revankar and Shridhar Venkat – join Akshaya Patra for this important initiative. … [Read more...] about On World Hunger Day Akshaya Patra and Zee Media team up to tackle nutrition challenges
The Ministry has said not-for-profit/private sector hospitals can be involved in the provision of non-COVID-19 essential services wherever the public sector capacity needs to be supported. “All Facilities have been directed to follow a staggered approach, where adequate seating space for beneficiaries and caregivers with physical distancing is ensured and community-based activities should have limited participation (5-10) at a time,” it said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | ICMR removes ₹4,500 cap on COVID-19 test
Our lives are becoming increasingly sedentary with people spending most of their time sitting in front of laptop, television or mobile screens. However, our body needs at least 45 minutes of physical activity daily. Introducing habits like walking around while at work or even taking a five-minute break to go out for a stroll can help a lot. This gives the eyes a much-needed break along with the mind and body. Incorporating physical exercises such as walking, running, cycling and aerobics as part of the daily routine is beneficial for heart health. … [Read more...] about Ditch biscuits & chips, snack on almonds to improve heart health
What should I read next?Quiz: Do you know how much sugar is in the food you eat?You're probably not eating enough veggies — or fruit, or grains, or dairy, or lean meatHealthy lunches don't have to be expensive or time consuming Topics: diet-and-nutrition, primary-schools, child-health-and-behaviour, melbourne-3000, brighton-3186, broadmeadows-3047 … [Read more...] about What’s in our kids’ lunch boxes?
According to the researchers, previous research has linked a variety of different spices, like ginger and turmeric, with anti-inflammatory properties. For the current study, the researchers recruited 12 men between the ages of 40 and 65, with overweight or obesity, and at least one risk factor for cardiovascular disease. In random order, each participant ate three versions of a meal high in saturated fat and carbohydrates on three separate days: one with no spices, one with two grams of the spice blend, and one with six grams of the spice blend. The researchers drew blood samples before and then after each meal hourly for four hours to measure inflammatory markers. … [Read more...] about Adding blend of spices to meal may help reduce inflammation: Study