Diabetes and quality of life

Quality of life is an important health outcome representing the ultimate goal of all health interventions. General quality of life comprises several domains of life, and these are highly individualized. Quality of life is measured as physical, social functioning and mental well-being. There has been significant acknowledgement of the importance of assessing the impact of

Lifestyle changes to reduce pain

Pain can challenge or change the activities you choose to do, the thoughts you have and even the sleep you get. Pain will increase your stress and frustration, sapping your motivation and activity levels, and contributing to fatigue. With so many different sources of information, narrowing recommendations down and implementing new lifestyle changes can be confusing. […]

Nutrients required for women of all ages

Individual nutritional needs vary according to age and overall health status. Women have unique nutritional needs. Some requirements are specific to women, and they can also change during the lifespan. By eating well at every stage of life, you can control cravings, manage your weight, boost your energy, and look and feel your best. Healthy […]

Healthy diet for Winter

“Unavae Marunthu” (Food is medicine) is the basic and famous proverb in Siddha system of medicine. In Ayurveda, it is referred as, “Aagara sambavam vasthu” (Health and disease are based on diet).  The saint Thiruvalluvar says             Maarubaadu ellatha undi maruthu unnin

Wonders of Ashvagandha

Amukkara (Ashvagandha) is a widely known and commonly used medicinal plant in Siddha and Ayurveda systems of medicine. Its botanical name is Withania somnifera. It has first known 4000 years back and around 200 formulations made in ASU drugs. Part used and contents Roots are the most used part of this plant. Withania somnifera standardised […]