Health & Lifestyle

Quitting smoking: 10 ways to resist tobacco cravings

For most tobacco users, tobacco cravings or urges to smoke can be powerful. But you’re not at the mercy of these cravings. When an urge to use tobacco strikes, remember that although it may be intense, it will probably pass…

Avoid tobacco use

Tobacco use is the most important preventable illness and cause of death in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Tobacco use was estimated to be the cause of 443,000 deaths in 2010 in the U.S. Tip: Stop smoking tobacco;…

Healthy living facts

  This article is designed to give tips to readers about how they can improve or augment actions in their life to have a healthy lifestyle; it is not meant to be all inclusive but will include major components that…

Promote exclusive breastfeeding for six months and encourage breastfeeding till two years or more, if possible

Rationale: Exclusive breast-feeding ensures safe nutrition to the infant and all round development of health Breast-milk is the most natural and perfect food for normal growth and healthy development of infants. Colostrum is rich in nutrients and anti-infective factors and…

What is a balanced diet?

A balanced diet is one which provides all the nutrients in required amounts and proper proportions. It can easily be achieved through a blend of the four basic food groups. The quantities of foods needed to meet the nutrient requirements…