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  • Has your child's behavior changed?

    Has your child's behavior changed?

    Here are a few ways parents can keep a track on their teenager's emotions. Let us work together to decrease the growing cases of teen suicides.
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  • Benefits of Radish

    Benefits of Radish

    Radish has anti-hypertensive properties that help control hypertension or high blood pressure. It also contains potassium that helps counter the ill-effects of a high sodium diet.
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  • Do you notice a hairy chin?

    Do you notice a hairy chin?

    Surprised by the sudden growth of hair on your chin? This is a common problem faced by women. PCOS, hormonal imbalance, obesity, medication are a few reasons behind this.
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  • Health benefits of cloves

    Health benefits of cloves

    Clove (laving) is a storehouse of a variety of minerals, vitamins, and bio-chemicals, and provides a helping hand to your body for digestion, fighting off diseases and much more! Make sure to use this spice often in your meals.
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  • Health benefits of Passion Fruit

    Health benefits of Passion Fruit

    Passion fruits provide key nutrients like Vitamin A and Vitamin C. They are also a good source of fibre, which helps regulate the digestive system, prevents constipation and other bowel disorders. Its low glycemic index makes it a good option for diabetics. Make sure you make this seasonal fruit a part of your healthy diet.
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  • Health benefits of tomatoes

    Health benefits of tomatoes

    Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. They are excellent sources of antioxidants, dietary fibre, minerals, and vitamins.
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  • Health benefits of Cauliflower

    Health benefits of Cauliflower

    Cauliflower contains a significant amount of choline which plays a role in memory and learning. The sulforaphane and indoles content in cauliflower reduce the progression of neurodegenerative diseases.
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  • What is dawn phenomenon?

    What is dawn phenomenon?

    This is the natural rise in blood sugar levels early morning. It is accompanied by symptoms like nausea, vomiting, faintness, blurry vision, extreme thirst, and fatigue. It is frequently seen in diabetics. Consult the Department of Diabetology at Reliance Hospitals, Kopar Khairane, Navi Mumbai if you are noticing these symptoms.
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  • Benefits of Black Gram

    Benefits of Black Gram

    Black gram or urad dal is filled with magnesium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, and calcium. These minerals strengthen your bone mineral density and reduce your chances of getting osteoporosis.
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  • Can you hear your pulse in to your ears?

    Can you hear your pulse in to your ears?

    If you hear your "heartbeat" thumping in your ear, it may be due to pulsatile tinnitus. It is a type of rhythmic thumping, throbbing, or whooshing only you can hear that is often in time with the heartbeat. The sound is the result of turbulent flow in blood vessels in the neck or head. Consult your doctor for more details.
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  • Black tea for a healthy heart!

    Black tea for a healthy heart!

    Black tea contains the antioxidant flavonoid. Flavonoids help lower the risk factors for heart disease, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, elevated triglyceride levels, and obesity.
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  • Stay away from extreme diets!

    Stay away from extreme diets!

    Extreme diets that deprive you of certain foods groups may lead to nutritional deficiencies over a long period of time. Choose to eat healthy, here a few tips to follow. Consume fruits and vegetables, have whole grains, eat proteins, limit refined foods, limit sugar, and salt intake. #NationalNutritionWeek
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  • Symptoms of Gallstones

    Symptoms of Gallstones

    One of the many reasons for severe abdominal pain may be gallstones. The pain may last for a few minutes to a few hours and is accompanied by the below symptoms.
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  • Avoid Sugary Drinks

    Avoid Sugary Drinks

    Studies suggest that calories from sugary drinks like aerated drinks, juices and cans are very fattening. Choose to have fresh juices, coconut water or plain water when thirsty. #NationalNutritionWeek
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  • Causes of spinal cord injuries

    Causes of spinal cord injuries

    Your spinal cord is the pathway for impulses from the body to the brain, and from the brain to the body. Any injury to your spine can cause major health problems. Take care of your spine health to avoid injuries. #WorldSpinalCordInjuryDay
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  • Symptoms of a spinal cord injury

    Symptoms of a spinal cord injury

    Symptoms of a spinal cord injury may include partial or complete loss of sensation and movements of arms, legs and/or body. The most severe injury affects the systems that regulate bowel or bladder control, breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure. #WorldSpinalCordInjuryDay
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  • Symptoms of Stroke

    Symptoms of Stroke

    A stroke is a brain attack which happens when blood stops flowing to any part of your brain cells. The following are the primary symptoms of a stroke. Contact the Department of Neurosciences at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai for urgent assistance.
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  • Eat Enough Proteins!

    Eat Enough Proteins!

    Eating enough proteins is vital for optimal health. Your body uses proteins to build and repair tissues as well as to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Proteins are an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. #NationalNutritionWeek
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  • Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

    Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

    Be blessed this Ganesh Chaturthi! May Lord Ganesha remove your obstacles and help you live a Happy and Healthy Life.
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  • Prevent Eczema

    Prevent Eczema

    Are you often worried due to eczema flare-ups? Avoid these triggers to prevent eczema itching.
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  • Milk is for adults too

    Milk is for adults too

    Do you get your daily dose of calcium by having milk daily or by eating milk products like cheese or paneer? Your bone density starts declining after the age of 30 years, making calcium intake essential for strong bones.
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  • Health benefits of Celery

    Health benefits of Celery

    Celery is great for people suffering from arthritis, rheumatism, and gout. It has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce swelling and pain around the joints.
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  • Do you often suffer from acidity?

    Do you often suffer from acidity?

    You must leave a gap of 2 to 3 hours between your dinner and bedtime. When you lie down immediately post-dinner, the chances of having an acid reflux increase considerably.
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  • Benefits of Oranges

    Benefits of Oranges

    Vitamin-C in oranges and a variety of citrus fruits plays a very important role in iron absorption and healing of wounds. They are also enriched with potassium and offers optimum protection against cramping of muscles.
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  • Suspect Fibroids?

    Suspect Fibroids?

    You may be having fibroids if your periods have, mild to severe cramping and pain, heavier bleeding, sometimes with blood clots, longer or more frequent menstruation. Consult the Department of Gynaecology at Reliance Hospitals located in Kopar Khairane, Navi Mumbai for more assistance.
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  • Stomach Trouble?

    Stomach Trouble?

    An unbalanced diet can cause iron, B-12 and other vitamin deficiencies, which may result in digestive issues. Maintain a healthy diet - hydrate, eat fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and probiotics, avoid foods that cause acidity, check medicine reactions and stay active to improve your digestion.
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  • Benefits of paneer

    Benefits of paneer

    Discover the goodness of paneer! It is an excellent source of protein, especially for vegetarians. Proteins are essential for muscle health and repair. Also, being rich in calcium and vitamin D, paneer is extremely useful for ensuring strong bones.
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  • Do you always microwave your meal in the takeaway container?

    Do you always microwave your meal in the takeaway container?

    Several chemicals in the low-quality pliable plastic can leak into your food when you warm it. Always transfer the food to a glass or ceramic bowl before warming it in a microwave.
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  • Flying while pregnant?

    Flying while pregnant?

    Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is the main health concern while flying during pregnancy. This is when a blood clot forms in a deep vein of the leg, which can cause complications such as pain, inflammation, and swelling. Stay hydrated, take small walks, wear compression stockings if needed and consult a doctor.
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  • Happy Gokulashtami

    Happy Gokulashtami

    Reliance Hospitals wishes everyone a very happy and healthy Gokulashtami.
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  • Have you been falling often?

    Have you been falling often?

    A balancing problem often causes dizziness and instability. Unable to walk straight as everything around seems to be spinning, unable to stand up, Vertigo or dizziness, a tendency to fall while walking, blurry vision are a few symptoms that indicate a balancing problem. Consult the Department of Neurosciences at Reliance Hospitals located at Navi Mumbai for detailed diagnosis.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    A poor sense of smell is linked to cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Consult a doctor if you suspect your sense of smell has noticeably weakened.
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  • Eat smart this monsoon

    Eat smart this monsoon

    Choose to eat foods with low water content like besan or gram flour and sweet corn to avoid water retention. Such foods are easy to digest foods as your body's digestive system is weak in this season.
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  • Keep your shoulders in shape

    Keep your shoulders in shape

    Stand up straight with your feet hip-width apart and your hands by your sides. Place the back of your right hand against the small of your back at your waist. Your fingers should be pointing up. Slowly slide your right hand farther up your back as high as you can. Hold 10 to 30 seconds. Repeat with the left hand too. This helps to keep your shoulders in shape.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Most apples available in the market are wax-coated to preserve them for a longer duration. This wax is not easily absorbed by the body and can be harmful to the colon or the small intestine. Dip the apples in hot water for a few minutes to help remove the wax.
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  • Benefits of Masoor Dal

    Benefits of Masoor Dal

    Masoor dal or split red lentil is a rich source of vitamin A, C and E. These vitamins are essential for maintaining healthy eyesight and vision. Regular consumption of masoor dal each day protects you against eye defects and disorders such as cataract and muscle degradation.
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  • Heart Attack signs in women

    Heart Attack signs in women

    Here are some common signs of heart attack that need immediate medical care. They slightly differ from the symptoms seen in men.
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  • Benefits of curry leaves

    Benefits of curry leaves

    Curry leaves help protect your liver from oxidative stress and harmful toxins that build-up in your body due to the presence of kaempferol, a potent antioxidant.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Skipping helps improve your heart rate and blood pressure. It can also help you boost your immune system and balance your metabolism thus benefiting overall health.
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  • Reasons to eat Rice

    Reasons to eat Rice

    Rice is not packed with all carbohydrates. Proteins are the second largest constituent of rice. So, don’t entirely skip rice from your meal.
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  • Happy Independence Day

    Happy Independence Day

    Let’s celebrate India’s Freedom by pledging to make healthful choices in the future. Reliance Hospitals wishes everyone a very Happy Independence Day!
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  • Benefits of Sesame Oil

    Benefits of Sesame Oil

    Sesame oil contains an amino acid known as tyrosine, which is directly connected to serotonin activity. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter which impacts your mood positively. Start cooking in sesame oil today!
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  • Want strong bones?

    Want strong bones?

    All these foods are high in calcium. Calcium is essential for the development, growth, and maintenance of your bones and helps prevent osteoarthritis.
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  • What is Hyponatremia?

    What is Hyponatremia?

    Hyponatremia occurs when you have an abnormally low amount of sodium in your blood. This is common in older adults, especially those who are hospitalized. Moderate quantities of salt are needed by your body to function well.
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  • Your ketchup is not healthy

    Your ketchup is not healthy

    The main ingredient in tomato ketchup is high fructose corn syrup which is extremely unhealthy and toxic. Corn syrup increases the blood sugar levels and has been linked to obesity, diabetes as well as heart disease.
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  • Dry your hair with caution

    Dry your hair with caution

    Intense towel drying can ruin your hair follicles, which can lead to damage and breakage. This can also worsen scalp conditions like dryness and itchiness. Pat dry your hair always.
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  • Okra: Good for the stomach

    Okra: Good for the stomach

    Okra or Bhindi helps heal stomach ulcers. Okra coats the digestive tract when consumed and helps speed the healing of peptic ulcers that develop in the lining of the stomach, lower oesophagus, or small intestine.
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  • Suffering from frequent backaches?

    Suffering from frequent backaches?

    Sleeping on the wrong mattress can cause or worsen lower back pain. Lack of support from a mattress reinforces poor sleeping posture, strains muscles and misaligns your spine. Make sure your mattress is not too firm or not too soft.
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  • Control your sweet tooth!

    Control your sweet tooth!

    Are you always looking for a dessert after your meals? Avoid sweets directly after a meal since sugar disrupts the absorption of nutrients. The best time for a sweet treat is about two hours after you finish your meal.
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  • Body Odour: Keep yourself germ free

    Body Odour: Keep yourself germ free

    The outside humidity, long working hours and certain foods may cause excessive sweating and body odour. Keep yourself clean, washing thoroughly with a soap bar will help get rid of bacteria, which may cause the odour. Once you've showered, dry yourself completely, paying close attention to any areas where you sweat a lot. Using deodorant or perfume may also help.
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  • Benefits of Almonds

    Benefits of Almonds

    Almonds are highly nutritious and rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. They are rich in vitamin E which protects your cells from oxidative damage. Also, the magnesium in almonds helps in regulating blood pressure levels.
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  • Health Black Pepper

    Health Black Pepper

    Piperine present in black pepper has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which may help prevent or delay the damaging effects of free radicals. It may also improve blood-sugar metabolism and lower cholesterol levels. Add this healthy spice to your diet for a healthy lifestyle.
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  • Get your daily dose of Vitamin E

    Get your daily dose of Vitamin E

    Vitamin E reduces the risk of developing cataracts, cancer, cardiovascular illnesses, and skin problems. It is present in rice, wheat germ, nuts, legumes, and leafy greens.
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  • Hing and its benefits

    Hing and its benefits

    Asafoetida or hing is an age-old medicine for stomach problems including gas, bloating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), intestinal worms and flatulence. Make Hing an integral part of your kitchen for its anti-spasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties.
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  • Health benefits of Dalia

    Health benefits of Dalia

    Dalia also is known as broken wheat is wheat with husk. It is rich in fibre, which cleanses the intestines and prevents constipation. Dalia with milk or vegetables should be consumed daily for best results.
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  • Benefits of Ginger

    Benefits of Ginger

    Ginger has been shown to improve blood pressure (in conjunction with medication) by acting as a vasodilator—it expands your blood vessels. This helps increase circulation in the body, which reduces the overall blood pressure throughout the body.
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  • Benefits of Jaggery

    Benefits of Jaggery

    Jaggery is rich in iron and folate which helps prevent anaemia by ensuring that a normal level of red blood cells is maintained. This is especially beneficial for pregnant women as it ensures that a normal level of red blood cells is maintained.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Rice and potatoes can be consumed in moderate quantities if mixed with daal or vegetables. This decreases their glycemic index. Glycemic index indicates how fast and how high a particular food can raise one's blood glucose level.
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  • Benefits of Brown Rice

    Benefits of Brown Rice

    Brown rice is one of the best sources of Manganese – a vital mineral that aids in collagen production, promotes normal bone growth and helps the body convert protein and fat to energy.
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  • Benefits of Swimming

    Benefits of Swimming

    Studies indicate that swimming can be twice as effective as cardio exercises because it offers total body workout. Switch those tedious weight lifting sessions at the gym with 60 minutes of swimming and burn as much as 700 calories per day.
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  • Benefits of Cardamom

    Benefits of Cardamom

    Cardamom is a thermogenic herb which is known to enhance the metabolic process thereby burning maximum fats in less time. This ingredient also plays an important role in soothing the digestive system which in turn helps the body to process all kinds of foods easily.
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  • Health benefits of oats

    Health benefits of oats

    Oats are loaded with fibre and are known to have cholesterol-lowering properties. They fight against high blood pressure and diabetes as well. You can savor them without worrying about putting on weight.
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  • Does constant knee pain get on your nerves?

    Does constant knee pain get on your nerves?

    Practice this gentle stretching exercise anywhere for relief. Rest your foot against a wall, with your heel pressed firmly against the wall. Learn forward to give your calf a nice deep stretch and feel the pain ease away.
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  • Purify With Plants

    Purify With Plants

    A small ecosystem of indoor plants can freshen up and cleanse any indoor space. Plants filter out a variety of chemicals from the air, that would otherwise affect your respiratory and nervous systems. Invest in plants like eucalyptus, lilies, chrysanthemum or aloe vera to detoxify your house.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Higher intake of salt in food may lead to gastrointestinal bloating as it retains extra water says recent research. Bloating is temporary but can be uncomfortable. Limit your intake of salt to avoid such situations.
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  • Powerful Peaches

    Powerful Peaches

    Peaches are rich in vitamins, minerals, and other beneficial compounds. They also offer small amounts of magnesium, phosphorus, iron and some vitamin B. Adding peaches to your diet, improves digestion, keeps your skin soft and smooth and gives relief from allergy.
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  • Control your mobile phone usage while walking

    Control your mobile phone usage while walking

    Walking while using your phone can cause numerous injuries like falls, fractures or other serious injuries. Excessive use of mobile phones may also lead to 'Text neck' syndrome which happens due to looking down at your mobile device for long hours.
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  • Say No to Hot Showers!

    Say No to Hot Showers!

    Hot water showers tend to dry your skin. Dry skin itches enhance wrinkles and can lead to eczema breakouts. Choose lukewarm water instead.
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  • Health Benefits of French Beans

    Health Benefits of French Beans

    French beans are abundant in Vitamin K, which activates osteocalcin which is the main non-collagen protein found in bones. This compound locks calcium molecules together inside the bone, strengthening them from within.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    A low intake of iron and several of the B vitamins may cause mouth ulcers. Make sure your diet contains lots of fruits, vegetables, eggs, meats, and whole grains to obtain these nutrients.
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  • Troubled with repeated headaches?

    Troubled with repeated headaches?

    Apart from the usual cold, sinus, toothache or acidity, there are some other uncommon things too which may cause a headache. Some causes of a headache are stress and anxiety, brightness from screens, sunlight or overhead lights, loud and repetitive sounds, excessive physical workout, incorrect posture.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Squats increase lower body and core strength, as well as flexibility in your lower back and hips. Because they engage some of the largest muscles in the body, they also pack a major punch in terms of calories burned.
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  • Health benefits of Peppers

    Health benefits of Peppers

    Crunchy bell peppers are very nutritious! They contain Vitamin A, Vitamin C, proteins, and are a good source of dietary fibre too!
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  • Health benefits of Spinach

    Health benefits of Spinach

    The superfood spinach is loaded with proteins, iron, vitamins, and minerals. Experts suggest that one of the best ways to eat Spinach is in juice form. It is the healthiest way to consume it, blend spinach with other vegetables and season it with some salt and lemon juice.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Set a weekly weight loss goal for yourself, write it down, and check yourself against that goal. Weigh yourself each week on the same day and at the same time – and wearing the same amount of clothing for consistency. This keeps you motivated and makes you work hard towards your fitness goals.
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  • Always carry an umbrella

    Always carry an umbrella

    Getting wet from a sudden downpour can cause a sudden change in your body temperature that may lead to fever and colds. To avoid getting sick, don’t forget to carry your umbrella with you wherever you go. #MonsoonTip
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  • Fighting Hepatitis?

    Fighting Hepatitis?

    Choose to eat proteins. Protein helps you fight the infection, heal affected liver cells and rebuild muscle. Include beans and legumes, eggs, soy products, milk, and dairy products in your diet.
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  • Eat Red Foods

    Eat Red Foods

    Tomatoes, watermelon, and other red foods owe their bright color to a powerful antioxidant called lycopene. Research suggests eating such foods lowers your risk of prostate cancer.
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  • Do you brush your teeth for too long?

    Do you brush your teeth for too long?

    This may erode your tooth enamel and possibly cause bleeding too. Be gentle on your teeth and gums while brushing and ensure you do not brush for more than 5 minutes.
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  • Eat your almonds right!

    Eat your almonds right!

    Soaking almonds help in releasing enzymes which in turn help with digestion. Soaking almonds releases enzyme lipase which is beneficial for digestion of fats.
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  • Don't give up your diet!

    Don't give up your diet!

    Don’t let hunger deter you from sticking to your diet plan. It is the reason many people give up their weight loss goals in a few weeks. Eat higher-protein, lower-carbohydrate meal plans for controlling your hunger and appetite.
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  • Benefits of Navasana Yoga

    Benefits of Navasana Yoga

    When you don’t have time for a longer Yoga session, embrace the beauty of Navasana or Boat Pose. Sit on your buttocks with the legs and upper body making a right angle between them. Make sure the body is balanced in this position, while your legs are in the air. It is one of the best ways to stretch your thigh bones and spine.
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  • Planning to get a lasik surgery done?

    Planning to get a lasik surgery done?

    Just like any other surgery a LASIK eye surgery for vision correction has risks too. Some patients have harmful complications like dry eyes, starbursts, or cornea damage. Consult eye specialists at the Department of Ophthalmology at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai to know more.
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  • Benefits of sweet potatoes

    Benefits of sweet potatoes

    Sweet potatoes contain alpha and beta carotene. The body converts these compounds into the active form of vitamin A, which helps keep your eyes, bones and immune system healthy. These phytochemicals also operate as antioxidants, thus sweeping up disease-promoting free radicals.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Apply ice or an ice pack on sore muscles. This helps decrease inflammation, reduces pain and improves your blood circulation.
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  • Try this simple exercise!

    Try this simple exercise!

    Balance on one leg for 10 seconds at a time, then switch to the other leg. This simple exercise is something you can do while brushing your teeth or standing in a line. It’s a part of neuromotor training, which helps you improve your balance, agility, and mobility.
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  • What is multiple sclerosis?

    What is multiple sclerosis?

    It is a disease of the central nervous system, which affects the brain and spinal cord. MS blocks the messages that flow between the brain and the body, often resulting in vision problems, muscle weakness, coordination issues, numbness, and memory problems. Consult the Department of Neurosciences at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai for more assistance. Visit: https://www.reliancehospitals.com/treat
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  • Benefits of Ragi

    Benefits of Ragi

    Ragi contains high amounts of dietary fibres. It aids digestion, prevents over-eating and makes you feel full for a longer span of time. The amino acid threonine hinders the formation of fat in the liver too.
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  • Watch what your drink!

    Watch what your drink!

    Diseases like cholera and diarrhea are quite rampant during this time of the year, and these diseases spread through water. Ensure that the water you drink is filtered or boiled. Avoid drinking water from unknown places, carry your own water bottle everywhere you go. #MonsoonTip
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  • Health benefits of black chana

    Health benefits of black chana

    Bengal gram or black chana is high in proteins. The amino acid methionine in Bengal gram improves the cell functioning which directly has an impact on boosting the overall energy.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Also called as Cobra pose, this pose improves the flexibility of your back and tones the abdomen, neck, and shoulders. It improves blood circulation and rids you of fatigue and stress. #InternationalDayOfYoga
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  • Practise Eye Yoga

    Practise Eye Yoga

    Rest your gaze on a distant object, focus on the object as clearly as possible, while staying relaxed in the eyes and face. Take a deep breath, and then slowly shift your gaze to another distant object around you. Distance gazing is a beneficial exercise to soothe strained eyes. #InternationalDayOfYoga
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  • What is Bhramari Pranayama?

    What is Bhramari Pranayama?

    This exercise has a calming effect on you. Sit on the floor cross-legged and place your fingers over your eyes horizontally. Exhale and when you inhale make a bee-like buzzing sound. This helps deal with hypertension, relieves stress, anxiety, and migraines. #InternationalDayOfYoga
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  • Be safe this monsoon

    Be safe this monsoon

    The best way to treat diseases and infections this rainy season is to address the problem in the initial stage itself. Follow these simple everyday health tips to stay healthy and maintain a strong immune system this season. #HealthyMonsoon
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  • Suffering from menopause?

    Suffering from menopause?

    Keep a diary to track what sets off your hot flashes. Caffeine, alcohol, a hot room, stress are all common causes. When a flash starts, take slow, deep breaths, in your nose and out your mouth. Talk to experts at the Department of Gynaecology at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai for more details.
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  • All about sickle cell disease

    All about sickle cell disease

    Sickle Cell Disease is a genetic disease of the red blood cells passed from generation to generation in a pattern of inheritance called autosomal recessive inheritance. This means that both the mother and the father must pass on the defective form of the gene for a child to be affected. #WorldSickleCellDay
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  • Have you started Pap smear tests?

    Have you started Pap smear tests?

    Pap tests enable doctors to detect abnormalities in your cervix and take action before cervical cancer develops. Women should have a Pap test at least once every three years, beginning at age 21. Consult the Department of Cancer at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumabi for more details. For more information visit: https://www.reliancehospitals.com/treatments-services/departments/cancer/
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  • Eat healthy, this monsoon

    Eat healthy, this monsoon

    Eat seasonal fruits and vegetables. Wash them properly before consumption to prevent contracting water-borne diseases that spread during this season. #HealthyMonsoon
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  • Happy Father's Day

    Happy Father's Day

    For the man who's been with you your entire life! Reliance Hospitals wishes all the loving and caring fathers out there a very Happy Father's Day.
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  • Donating blood is safe

    Donating blood is safe

    Blood donation is a completely safe procedure and follows the best hygiene practices. It uses new and sterile equipment for each donor. Remove the fear, donate blood. #WorldBloodDonorDay
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    On average, about 6 units of blood is needed for every open-heart surgery, while a roadside accident victim could require up to 100 units. Make blood donation a part of your lives. #WorldBloodDonorDay
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  • World Blood Donor Day

    World Blood Donor Day

    The actual blood donation takes less than 10-12 minutes. Do not be scared of blood donation. The entire process, including registration, re-testing, donation and refreshment time takes about an hour. Take a pledge to donate blood every three months. #WorldBloodDonorDay
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  • Is your neck aching?

    Is your neck aching?

    Tension neck syndrome (TNS) can occur when the neck and upper shoulders are held in a fixed, awkward position for long periods of time. It is common among people who talk on the phone for long hours. It can cause neck and shoulder pain, muscle tightness, and tenderness. Use headphones for long conversations.
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  • Health benefits of peaches

    Health benefits of peaches

    Peaches contain #phosphorous, which helps prevent #osteoporosis. It also contains #calcium and #vitamin C, which play important roles in strengthening jaw bones and gums thus keeping your #teeth #healthy.
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  • Do you often suffer from dry eyes?

    Do you often suffer from dry eyes?

    Avoid using things that blow air into your eyes such as hair dryers and fans. You can use a humidifier in your home to add moisture to the air.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    You can suffer from severe health problems if you drink excess water. Overhydration could disturb the balance of minerals in the body. It can stress your kidney and cause headaches, muscle cramps, irritability, nausea, and fatigue. It can also lead to poor appetite. 7-8 glasses of water is recommended to keep yourself hydrated.
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  • Stay away from harsh diets

    Stay away from harsh diets

    While dieting, do not exclude food groups from your meal. Unless you are allergic, intolerant, vegetarian, or vegan, there is no need to exclude certain food groups from your diet. Consult the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition at Reliance Hospitals for a suitable diet plan.
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  • Symptoms of Hypertension

    Symptoms of Hypertension

    Uncontrolled blood pressure which may rise to systolic pressure >180 or diastolic pressure >120 may show the below symptoms. This is a medical emergency, please call Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai on 022-39693969.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Brain tumors can cause damage by increasing pressure in the brain, by shifting the brain or pushing against the skull, and by invading and damaging nerves and healthy brain tissue. Worldwide there are 500 incidents related to brain tumors daily. Diagnosis may affect anyone of us so this World Brain Tumor Day raise awareness about this little-known disease. #WorldBrainTumorDay
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  • Do you suffer from aching bones and muscles?

    Do you suffer from aching bones and muscles?

    Always ensure your diet is packed with calcium-rich foods like flax seeds, sesame seeds, green leafy vegetables, soya, sunflower seeds, and paneer.
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  • Benefits of Walnuts

    Benefits of Walnuts

    Though high in calories, walnuts are packed with essential vitamins, mineral, fibre, fats, and plant compounds. A healthy diet that includes walnuts helps preserve physical function, such as walking and self-care abilities as you age.
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  • Benefits of Jamuns

    Benefits of Jamuns

    Jamuns are low on calories, which makes them the perfect healthy summer snack. They also aid digestion and promote natural bowel movement.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Tobacco is the major cause of lung cancer and also increases the risk of tuberculosis, heart ailments, stroke, bronchitis, and other chronic diseases. It's time we say No to tobacco for our well-being and of those around us. #WorldNoTobaccoDay
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  • Benefits of Nutmeg

    Benefits of Nutmeg

    Nutmeg contains essential oils like myristicin and macelignan that help reduce the degradation of neural pathways and cognitive function. This, in turn, reduces your risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease.
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  • Obesity: A danger to your health

    Obesity: A danger to your health

    Being overweight is a major risk factor for developing any disease including diabetes. Stay physically active and work towards reducing your weight.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Did you know? Antibiotics are effective in combating bacterial infections. They do not help in treating viral infections which may show cold & flu-like symptoms. Self-medication by taking antibiotics for viral infections can do more harm than good. In addition to increasing your risk of getting an infection at a later stage, this habit could also make your body resistant to antibiotics.
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  • Healthy Honey

    Healthy Honey

    Honey contains flavonoids, antioxidants which help reduce the risk of some cancers and heart disease. Discover some amazing health benefits of Honey!
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  • Aloe Vera: Anti Bacterial and more!

    Aloe Vera: Anti Bacterial and more!

    Enriched with anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, Aloe Vera is the perfect antidote for skin problems. Not only does it hydrate the skin from within but also comes with a refreshing fragrance.
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  • Black Beans: Immunity Boosters

    Black Beans: Immunity Boosters

    Black beans are a delicious dietary addition that can increase your overall health in many ways! Its benefits include prevention of cardiovascular diseases, reduced risk of certain types of cancer, aid in digestive health and the regulation of blood sugar levels.
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  • Health Benefits of Avocados

    Health Benefits of Avocados

    Avocados are a rich source of vitamin E and help protect against common flu and cold. They are loaded with heart health Monounsaturated Fatty Acids and fibers which contribute to weight loss, reduce blood sugar spikes and is strongly linked to a lower risk of many diseases
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  • Cashews - The World's Healthiest Foods

    Cashews - The World's Healthiest Foods

    Cashew, also known as ‘Kaju’ contains zero cholesterol, has very little fat content and plenty of antioxidants that keep cardiac diseases at bay. What’s more…studies also indicate that adding these nuts to your diet can cut-down the chances of developing gallstones to almost 25%. The key is to have them in moderation.
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  • Food Poisoning: What to what out for?

    Food Poisoning: What to what out for?

    Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming contaminated food. It could be dangerous for infants, young children, elderly people and those with chronic health conditions or weak immune system. It is important to identify the signs of food poisoning and get it treated.
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  • How to prevent an early onset of wrinkles

    How to prevent an early onset of wrinkles

    Keep yourself hydrated and moisturize every day. Also, do not forget to use sunscreen as 90% of skin aging is a result of sun damage from exposure to ultraviolet rays.
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  • Benefits of Cheese

    Benefits of Cheese

    Cheese is a great source of calcium and protein. It also contains high amounts of vitamins along with zinc, phosphorus, and riboflavin. Despite all of this, cheese is a high-fat and high-calorie food that can cause digestive problems. Hence, when it comes to cheese, moderation is key.
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  • Tips to avoid Dengue

    Tips to avoid Dengue

    Prevention is always better than cure. Here are a few tips to stay away from dengue. Water from coolers and other small containers should be removed at least once in a week. Water storage containers should be kept with lid. During the transmission, season wear clothes that cover your arms and legs. #NationalDengueDay
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  • Symptoms of Dengue

    Symptoms of Dengue

    Persistent high fever is one of the most important symptoms of Dengue. Early diagnosis and treatment can save lives. Watch out for these signs. #NationalDengueDay
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  • Symptoms of Dengue

    Symptoms of Dengue

    Persistent high fever is one of the most important symptoms of Dengue. Early diagnosis and treatment can save lives. Watch out for these signs. #NationalDengueDay
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  • Facts about Dengue

    Facts about Dengue

    Dengue is mosquito-borne viral infection causing severe flu-like illness and could prove to be fatal if not treated on time. Here are a few facts about the infection. #NationalDengueDay
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Sabudana (tapioca) is a good source of protein, which helps with muscle building, healing, and strengthening. It is also rich in iron and calcium which prevent osteoporosis and other bone diseases and keeps your bones healthy. Sabudana khichdi is a healthy Indian breakfast option that will make you feel energetic in a few minutes.
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  • Feeling Depressed?

    Feeling Depressed?

    Your body knows something is wrong, and depression can be a chemical imbalance or unresolved emotions. It is time to seek professional help, consult experts at the Department of Psychiatry at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai.
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  • Benefits of green leafy vegetables

    Benefits of green leafy vegetables

    Green leafy vegetables like spinach, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, etc are very low in calories and carbohydrates. They are a rich source of Vitamin C which is beneficial in controlling diabetes and high blood pressure. Rich in minerals and Omega 3 fatty acids they help improve insulin secretion and maintain blood sugar levels. Make them a part of your diet if you are diabetic.
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  • Happy Mothers Day

    Happy Mothers Day

    Mother’s Day shouldn’t be the only day to pamper your mommy; she deserves to be treated royally every single day of her life. Reliance Hospitals wishes all mothers a very blessed and happy #MothersDay!
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  • Benefits of Mustard Seeds

    Benefits of Mustard Seeds

    Mustard seeds are rich in magnesium. People deficient in magnesium suffer from inflammation. Optimum magnesium intake triggers the body’s inflammatory responses which reduce the severity of Arthritis.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Push-ups help improve your reaction time by helping to train your proprioceptive muscle fibers. When you attempt a push-up, these nerves are firing constantly in an effort to keep your body from tipping over. This aids your balance and speed.
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  • World Thalassemia Day

    World Thalassemia Day

    Thalassemia is a blood disorder in which the body makes an inadequate amount of hemoglobin. In thalassemia, a large number of red blood cells are destroyed which leads to Anaemia. If left untreated it may cause enlarged live, spleen and heart, brittle bones, severe anaemia, heart failure, and premature death. Identify the symptoms of Thalassemia: #WorldThalassemiaDay
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  • Is your cough due to allergic asthma?

    Is your cough due to allergic asthma?

    Some small allergens can be breathed deep into the lungs can cause allergic asthma. These include windblown pollen from trees, grasses, and weeds, mold spores, and fragments, animal dander (from hair, skin, or feathers) and saliva, dust mite feces, cockroach feces. #WorldAsthmaDay
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  • Early signs of an asthma attack!

    Early signs of an asthma attack!

    Knowing the early signs of Asthma can help you stop an asthma attack or prevent one from getting worse. #WorldAsthmaDay
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  • Benefits of Jackfruit

    Benefits of Jackfruit

    Jackfruit is an excellent source of the natural antioxidant Vitamin C. Antioxidants are crucial in fighting free radicals that damage cells. This helps your body function smoothly prevents premature and accelerated damage.
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  • Have some sugarcane juice

    Have some sugarcane juice

    This delicious drink is nourishing and detoxifying for the body. It provides a host of nutrients such as vitamin A, C, B-12, iron, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus. Its anti-inflammatory, alkaline properties boost your liver and kidney health.
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  • Suffering from heavy periods?

    Suffering from heavy periods?

    Know what is normal and what is not. Watch out for the symptoms like significant pain, anaemia, and clots increasing in size if you are experiencing heavy flow and menstrual clots. Consult experts at the Department of Gynaecology at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai for more details.
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  • Want to increase your stamina?

    Want to increase your stamina?

    Do you often get tired and find it difficult to work for long hours? Include foods high in good fat in your diet. Good fat comes from healthier sources such as fish oil, flax seeds, dark chocolate, nuts, chia seeds, and avocados.
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  • Beware of Stagnant Water

    Beware of Stagnant Water

    Mosquitoes thrive very well in humid, hot corners. This means an environment with constantly wet grass, stagnant water, puddles, etc will provide fertile grounds for mosquitoes to breed and multiply. Keep your surroundings clean, prevent Malaria. #WorldMalariaDay
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  • Get some mornin' sunlight!

    Get some mornin' sunlight!

    In spite of summer, your body still needs its daily dose of Vitamin D - the best source being sunlight. A deficiency in Vitamin D may cause fatigue, depression, bone pain, hair loss.
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  • Beat the heat with ice apples

    Beat the heat with ice apples

    Ice apple or Tadgola is a great summer fruit. It is packed with sodium and potassium that helps maintain the fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. It helps prevent fatigue in the summer.
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  • Cannot stop munching potato chips?

    Cannot stop munching potato chips?

    Potato chips can be harmful to you! Potato chips have high-fat content and the high concentration of acrylamide present in some brands makes them carcinogenic too.
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  • What causes food allergies?

    What causes food allergies?

    Enzymes are proteins that act on certain foods to help break them down. Some people lack the necessary enzymes to properly break down certain foods. This leads to stomach cramps and indigestion which we commonly refer to as food allergies.
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  • Are you 30 & above?

    Are you 30 & above?

    Your body starts to lose muscle mass after the age of 30 years. Muscle plays a huge role in controlling your metabolism as you need muscles to burn calories. Have a high protein diet to build muscle mass and complement it with regular exercise.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Extreme cold foods and drinks are known to interfere with your digestion and sweating, thereby interfering with the body's natural cooling mechanism. Try to have fresh fruits instead.
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  • Health benefits of kokum

    Health benefits of kokum

    Kokum has cooling properties and is thus an amazing fruit to be consumed during the summer heat. Kokum sherbet makes one feel refreshed and energized and helps in preventing the incidence of dehydration and stroke.
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  • Symptoms of Haemophilia

    Symptoms of Haemophilia

    Haemophilia is a blood disorder in which your blood doesn't clot properly. Here are a few symptoms which need a doctor's attention #WorldHaemophiliaDay
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  • Eat Well for a Healthy Postpartum Recovery

    Eat Well for a Healthy Postpartum Recovery

    Anti-inflammatory foods are the basis of healthy postpartum recovery. It helps heal your body, rebuild your tissues, protect your mental health produce nutrient-rich breast milk, and restore your nutrient levels. Here are a few foods: A wide variety of fresh, colorful vegetables (especially leafy greens), fruits and berries, healthy fats like coconut oil, avocado oil, extra-virgin olive oil, and g
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Dhanurasana or the Bow pose helps improves the functioning of the pancreas and the intestines. Thus it helps to control your blood sugar levels. Organs like liver, pancreas, and enzyme producing organs will function actively by practicing this asana.
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  • Preeclampsia can harm your baby!

    Preeclampsia can harm your baby!

    Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication caused by high blood pressure. It affects the arteries carrying blood to the placenta. If the placenta doesn't get enough blood, your baby may receive inadequate blood and oxygen and fewer nutrients. This can lead to slow growth known as fetal growth restriction, low birth weight or preterm birth. #InternationalDayOfMaternalHealth
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  • Suffering from Parkinson's?

    Suffering from Parkinson's?

    Living with Parkinson's can be difficult. Here are a few tips for maintaining balance in your everyday life: #WorldParkinsonsDay
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  • Don't skip your warm - up

    Don't skip your warm - up

    Don't skip your warm-up as it can put a strain on your joints. Warming up pumps nutrient-rich, oxygenated blood to your muscles.
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  • Have a glass of Buttermilk daily

    Have a glass of Buttermilk daily

    Buttermilk helps cool down the body temperature in the hot summers. Buttermilk also provides essential probiotic vitamins and minerals to your body that get depleted due to the intense summer heat.
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  • Stay Hydrated

    Stay Hydrated

    Research suggests that dehydration can accelerate health issues like fatigue, asthma, mood issue, hypertension etc. Always keep a bottle of water by your side. #BeSummerReady
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  • Happy and Healthy Gudi Padwa

    Happy and Healthy Gudi Padwa

    Reliance Hospitals wishes everyone a very Happy and Healthy Gudi Padwa.
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  • Protect your eyes from the sun

    Protect your eyes from the sun

    Do not ignore your eyes while pampering your skin this summer. Make sure you wear sunglasses when going out in the sun. They protect your eyes against cataracts and save them from the extreme heat waves. Wear sunglasses which provide 99% protection against the ultraviolet rays. #BeSummerReady
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Squats are an effective exercise if you are looking at weight loss. To do this exercise, stand with feet hip-width and toes slightly turned out. Keep your chest lifted and inhale to lower and exhale to rise. Lower your hips as low as your flexibility allows and repeat for ten times.
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  • Dress light, this summer

    Dress light, this summer

    As the scorching heat and humidity hit Mumbai choose to wear breathable fabrics. Beat the summer heat with natural fabrics like cotton and linen instead of synthetic fabrics. #BeSummerReady
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    #DidYouKnow? If Autism signs are detected by 18 months of age, intensive treatment may help to rewire the brain and reverse the symptoms. #WorldAutismAwarenessDay
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  • Benefits of watermelon

    Benefits of watermelon

    Watermelon is made up of 92% water. It is an excellent source of the electrolytes, sodium, and potassium which you need to help the body run strong. It is also rich in Vitamin B, which is necessary for energy production. #BeSummerReady
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  • Health benefits of Avocados

    Health benefits of Avocados

    Avocados are packed with monounsaturated fatty acids, which help lower cholesterol levels and may help prevent blood clotting. They also contain potassium, which may help control blood pressure, and magnesium, which is associated with a lower risk of heart disease.
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  • Benefits of moringa leaves

    Benefits of moringa leaves

    Moringa leaves or drumstick leaves have bioactive compounds that interact with the body's active molecules. They are rich in nutrition including vitamins B6 and C, riboflavin, beta-carotene and magnesium which benefit your overall health.
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  • Eat at regular intervals

    Eat at regular intervals

    A little snack between meals can help you regain your strength and energy levels. Don’t skip snacks to maintain continuous balance throughout the day. Choose baked and steamed snacks, dry fruits or fruits instead of deep-fried snacks.
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  • Benefits of Mushrooms

    Benefits of Mushrooms

    Mushrooms are a good source of selenium. Studies suggest that selenium mineral has anticancer, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory potential and may help in reducing the risk of cancer, heart diseases, thyroid disease, and cognitive decline.
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  • Health benefits of walnuts

    Health benefits of walnuts

    Walnuts are a good source of omega-3 fat, which may help reduce heart disease risk. Carry some walnuts in your bag for those anytime hunger pangs.
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  • Stand against the stigma

    Stand against the stigma

    Patients of tuberculosis often face discrimination at their workplace or at social functions. However, it is important to understand that after the completion of Tb medicine, the patient is no longer a threat to others. Stand against the stigma. #WorldTuberculosisDay
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  • Take timely action against tuberculosis

    Take timely action against tuberculosis

    Delay in tuberculosis diagnosis may worsen the disease and increase TB transmission. Taking timely action is a great step towards stopping TB from spreading. #WorldTuberculosisDay
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  • World Tuberculosis Day

    World Tuberculosis Day

    Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs but it can damage other parts of the body as well. It is the second biggest killer globally.
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  • Is your diet low on protein?

    Is your diet low on protein?

    One of the most common signs that your diet is low in protein is swelling, especially in your abdomen, legs, feet, and hands. Lentils, beans, cottage cheese, almond, peanut butter, yogurt are all good sources of protein, include them in your diet.
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  • Bit your tongue?

    Bit your tongue?

    The tongue is one of the most vascular organs in the human body. Because of this, the cells that participate in the healing process get to the injury quickly and in huge numbers making it the fastest healing organ of the body.
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  • Planning to quit caffeine?

    Planning to quit caffeine?

    Do you notice how you get a headache if you’re too busy for your morning cup of coffee? One of the most common and unpleasant side effects of caffeine withdrawal is a headache. Some other symptoms of caffeine withdrawal include brain fog, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability. Beat the withdrawal symptoms by reducing the caffeine content of your beverage and eventually replacing them w
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  • happy-healthy-holi

    happy-healthy-holi

    Reliance Hospitals wishes everyone a very Happy and Safe Holi!
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  • Tips to improve dental health

    Tips to improve dental health

    Here's a quick guide to maintaining oral hygiene, whether you're 6 or 60! #WorldOralHealthDay
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  • Benefits of fennel seeds

    Benefits of fennel seeds

    Fennel seeds contain more than 87 volatile compounds, including polyphenol antioxidants, rosmarinic acid, chlorogenic acid, quercetin, and apigenin. These compounds reduce the risk of chronic conditions like heart disease, obesity, cancer, neurological diseases, and type 2 diabetes.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Owing to barriers to access and referral in health systems, nearly one in two children with cancer worldwide are never diagnosed and are likely to die untreated, reveals an analysis of childhood cancer cases in 200 countries. Reliance Hospitals takes a step forward by taking the best cancer care to the interiors of Maharashtra with our latest cancer centers in Akola and Gondia.
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  • Are you walking correctly?

    Are you walking correctly?

    Yes, there is something as "walking correctly! Walking heel to toe is the correct way, step onto your heel, roll onto the ball of your foot and lift your heel off the ground with your big toe. This prevents injury to your foot and ankle and helps keep your balance too.
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  • Does your period pain needs attention?

    Does your period pain needs attention?

    Menstrual cramps could be very painful but how to know your menstrual pain requires medical attention? If popping a painkiller is not enough, if you find it more difficult to function on your period day, if it doesn't go away after periods, it is time to consult a doctor as it could be a sign of conditions like Endometriosis or fibroids which needs timely diagnosis and treatment.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    You would be surprised to know that drinking milk is the best way to recover after a strenuous workout. The additional energy, protein, calcium, and sodium in milk are much better than any sports drink.
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  • Quit Smoking

    Quit Smoking

    Smoking can damage your blood vessels, which decreases the flow of blood in the kidneys. When the kidneys don’t have adequate blood flow, they can’t function at optimal levels and may lead to kidney diseases. #WorldKidneyDay
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    The kidney function deterioration can happen quietly over time. Retaining fluids, swelling in limbs, face, dark urine with foam, extreme fatigue, weakness or drowsiness, nausea, less urine output, chest pain or pressure are some symptoms to watch out for. #WorldKidneyDay
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  • Are you having too much salt?

    Are you having too much salt?

    The sodium in salt is the biggest dietary culprit when it comes to water retention. If swollen legs are troubling you then it is time to check your salt intake. Ideally, it should not exceed more than 2,300 mg of sodium every day.
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  • Signs & treatment of lactose intolerance

    Signs & treatment of lactose intolerance

    Do you constantly feel bloated, have stomachache, diarrhea, feel flatulent after consuming dairy products? You could be lactose intolerant. Lactose is a type of sugar found naturally in the milk. An enzyme known as lactase is responsible for breaking down lactose for digestion. However, as we grow 70% of the people stop producing enough lactase thus causing lactose intolerance. It is advisable to
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  • Stay Hydrated!

    Stay Hydrated!

    Keep regular reminders on your phone. Sip on fruit juices, coconut water, as well as eat fruits high in water content like watermelon and oranges. Low water intake can lead to headache, skin diseases, constipation as well as urinary tract infections. Stay hydrated. #InternationalWomensDay
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Everyday objects at your home that you might overlook may be raising the risk of illness. Know the germ hotspots at your house and take the necessary precautions. #GermHotspot
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  • Health tips for busy professionals

    Health tips for busy professionals

    Busy life and long working hours can take a toll on your health. It is important to maintain a healthy diet and follow some guidelines to cope with stress. Here are a few tips to stay healthy.
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  • Benefits of Watermelons

    Benefits of Watermelons

    Watermelons are rich in Vitamin A, B, and C. What's more, they are low in calories and very nutritious. Research has shown that they are good for cardiovascular diseases, colon cancer and diabetes too.
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  • Benefits of Herbal Tea

    Benefits of Herbal Tea

    Enriched with curative properties, herbal tea helps in the prevention of sore throat, fever, cough, and cold. For added health benefits, add cloves, pepper, ginger, mint, and basil to your herbal tea. These ingredients will not only add a refreshing flavor to your beverage but also keep the body warm.
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  • Health benefits of snake gourd

    Health benefits of snake gourd

    A powerhouse of nutrients, vitamins & minerals, Snake gourd, also known as ‘Padwal’ is an all-natural anti-biotic, expectorant, as well as a healthy laxative. Because of its high-water content, snake gourd acts as a natural coolant for the body and is fat-free but filling, what’s more…a rich source of fiber, snake gourd helps in keeping the digestive tract healthy.
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  • Hydrate yourself

    Hydrate yourself

    As per International guidelines, a person shouldn't abstain from water for more than 12 hours. Make sure your body is sufficiently hydrated by drinking 1 liter of water every morning.
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  • Health benefits of dried peas

    Health benefits of dried peas

    Dried peas are rich in soluble fiber. Soluble fiber forms a gel-like substance in the digestive tract that binds bile and carries it out of the body. This helps prevent constipation and digestive disorders like irritable bowel syndrome.
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  • Health benefits of long beans

    Health benefits of long beans

    Long beans or chawli contains vitamin-A which helps maintain mucosal integrity, enhances skin complexion, and improves your night vision. This green vegetable provides your body with minerals such as iron, copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium.
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  • Are you constipated all the time?

    Are you constipated all the time?

    Take a closer look at your lifestyle choices before popping in those medicines. Add more exercise, water, and fiber-rich foods to your daily routine to see if it helps in passing motion naturally. For improved health, limit the dependence on strong laxatives.
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  • The power of Olive Oil

    The power of Olive Oil

    Olive Oil contains polyphenols and powerful antioxidants which prevent the onset of age-related illnesses. Moreover, research studies also indicate that the monounsaturated fats in olive oil are largely responsible for lowering the risk of heart diseases and cancer.
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  • Be cautious while blowing your nose

    Be cautious while blowing your nose

    Did you know...? Blowing the nose too hard can transfer the germ particles into the ear passage thereby leading to earache. The best way to blow your nose is by shutting one of the nostrils with your fingers and blowing gently through the other.
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  • Cabbage is good for your liver!

    Cabbage is good for your liver!

    Cabbage is rich in vitamin C and sulphur; both help remove toxins such as free radicals and uric acid from your body. Cabbage juice contains 'Indole-3 carbonile' antioxidant, which plays a pivotal role in detoxifying the liver.
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  • Take a break!

    Take a break!

    Working continuously without a break is not good for your mind and body. It causes stress, leads to a decrease in productivity, daytime fatigue due to insufficient sleep, neck and back ache etc. Taking regular breaks helps alleviate stress. It is recommended to take short breaks by stretching, having a healthy snack, reading etc.
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  • Too many carbs can make you tired

    Too many carbs can make you tired

    Eating high quantities of refined carbohydrates like pizza, pasta or noodles can cause a rise in blood sugar, followed by a plunge in insulin levels, which can cause fatigue and weakness. Make sure you stay away from those extra counts of carbohydrates.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Hypertension or high blood pressure is a disease of modern times and is a silent killer. Exercise regularly, reduce stress, quit smoking, cut back on caffeine, reduce sodium in your diet, reduce alcohol intake to control blood pressure.
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  • Benefits of Custard Apples

    Benefits of Custard Apples

    Magnesium in custard apple balances the water content in the body and rids the joints of acids, reducing symptoms of rheumatism and arthritis. It also contains a moderate amount of calcium, which strengthens bones.
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  • Your body needs vitamin D & calcium

    Your body needs vitamin D & calcium

    Vitamin D is essential in helping the body absorb calcium. Higher levels of calcium and vitamin D are recommended to prevent Osteoporosis. The best way to get calcium is from your diet. Dairy products like milk, cheese, and yogurt provide calcium and morning sun is the best source of vitamin D. When your skin is exposed to sunlight it makes Vitamin D from cholesterol.
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  • Eat your fruits the right way

    Eat your fruits the right way

    Fruits are best eaten on an empty stomach as they digest very quickly. If combined with carbohydrates and proteins it can slow down your digestion system leading to internal fermentation.
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  • Benefits of Tulsi leaves

    Benefits of Tulsi leaves

    Having Tulsi leaves every day helps fight infections and boosts your immunity with its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
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  • Experiencing leg cramps?

    Experiencing leg cramps?

    Leg cramps may be due to dehydration, vigorous exercise, lack of certain minerals or something serious like kidney disease. Consult a doctor for more details.
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  • Are you diabetic?

    Are you diabetic?

    Bengal gram or chana dal enhances the utilization of glucose. Bengal gram extracts are good for diabetic patients. It helps to improve the blood sugar levels, glucose, tolerance, urinary excretion of sugar and general condition.
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  • Suffering from sleepless nights?

    Suffering from sleepless nights?

    Avoid having tea/ coffee close to your bedtime hours. Having large amounts of caffeine which is a stimulant may cause headaches that could keep you awake in the night.
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  • Benefits of green peas

    Benefits of green peas

    Green peas are one of the best plant-based sources of protein, and full of fiber too. Consuming a sufficient amount of protein is important for promoting muscle strength and bone health.
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  • Benefits of Okra

    Benefits of Okra

    Okra or Bhind helps heal stomach ulcers. Okra coats the digestive tract when consumed and helps speed the healing of peptic ulcers that develop in the lining of the stomach, lower oesophagus, or small intestine.
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  • Benefits of Lentils

    Benefits of Lentils

    Lentils are an excellent source of protein. Half cup of lentils will provide about 10 grams of protein. When it comes to protein, it’s not just the daily intake that matters, every major meal should be based on protein.
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  • Benefits of Coriander

    Benefits of Coriander

    Coriander contains many compounds, including cineole and linoleic acid that aid in reducing inflammation and swelling caused by skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, rashes and allergies.
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  • Benefits of eggs

    Benefits of eggs

    Eating eggs can help you to increase the High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) which is also known as good cholesterol. A single egg contains 212 mg, which is over half of the recommended daily intake of 300 mg. Higher levels of HDL lower down the risk of heart disease, stroke, and other health problems.
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  • Benefits of pumpkin seeds

    Benefits of pumpkin seeds

    Pumpkin seeds help relieve the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a condition in which the prostate gland enlarges, causing problems with urination.
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  • Have you started prenatal yoga?

    Have you started prenatal yoga?

    Pregnancy does not mean only eating healthy but also requires you to focus on fitness. Prenatal yoga helps to reduce backache and pregnancy-associated nausea. Some yoga poses help to stretch and strengthen the muscles and tissues associated with the lower back, hips, and hamstrings.
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  • Benefits of Amlas

    Benefits of Amlas

    Amlas or Indian gooseberries are loaded with chromium which aids in reducing bad cholesterol and also helps stimulate insulin production, thereby reducing the blood glucose level of diabetics.
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  • Is that calcium deficiency?

    Is that calcium deficiency?

    Have you been eating well? Even a minor deficiency in calcium initiates the metabolic changes and potential dysfunctions in your body. Here are a few symptoms which indicate a calcium deficiency: numbness or tingling fingers, weak or brittle fingernails, muscle cramps, difficulty swallowing, fainting or lethargy, poor appetite, swelling/ stiffening of fingers.
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  • Is rice fattening?

    Is rice fattening?

    Rice is not at all fattening. Rice is rich in carbohydrates, one of the three calorie-delivering nutrients that provide fuel for your body and help carry out everyday growth and repair. Rice is low in fat and cholesterol free but just like any other food needs portion control.
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  • Rich Sources of Fiber

    Rich Sources of Fiber

    Dietary fiber is an essential nutrient required for proper digestion of foods and helping you feel full. A deficiency of fiber can lead to constipation, hemorrhoids, and elevated levels of cholesterol and sugar in the blood. Here are some rich sources of fiber:
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Open your hunched shoulders with the "bow pose". Most of your day is spent sitting with the shoulders hunched forward. This can tighten your shoulder girdle muscles and overstretch the upper back muscles. The Bow pose will help reverse this hunching if practiced on a regular basis.
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  • Protect your skin from the sun

    Protect your skin from the sun

    Skin cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer. Stay out of the sun between 10 am to 4 pm. If stepping out is needed, cover your skin as much as possible and use generous amounts of sunscreen. #WorldCancerDay
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  • Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer

    Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer

    Pancreatic cancer is a silent disease with its symptoms rarely noticeable in the early stages. Here are some common symptoms of pancreatic cancer which need immediate medical attention.
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  • Increase Cancer Awareness

    Increase Cancer Awareness

    Early detection increases cancer survival rates substantially. Opt for health check-ups and screenings regularly. Share this and increase awareness among everyone in your life. #WorldCancerDay
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  • Tobacco use is the leading cause of cancer

    Tobacco use is the leading cause of cancer

    Tobacco use is the leading cause of cancer and of death from cancer. It contains chemicals that damage the DNA. There is no safe level of tobacco use. Quitting may have substantial gains in life expectancy. #WorldCancerDay
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  • Its never ok to hit your kids

    Its never ok to hit your kids

    Raising a hand on your kids does more harm than you realise. It humiliates them and instigates feelings of fear and anger that last lifelong. They find it difficult to trust others and become insensitive to a world that has been insensitive to them.
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  • Benefits of Basil

    Benefits of Basil

    The herb is believed to stimulate neurotransmitters that regulate the hormones responsible for inducing happiness and energy. Basil is considered as a powerful adaptogen or an anti-stress agent. Its anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties help manage stress too.
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  • Is texting stressful?

    Is texting stressful?

    Are you constantly checking your phone? Do you sometimes forget you have replies that are due? You’re not alone. Texting is a daily source of anxiety for approximately 31% of people. Limit your social media usage and attend only to important queries.
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  • Benefits of Lemongrass

    Benefits of Lemongrass

    Lemongrass has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that help you cope with cold, cough and flu. Plus, it is loaded with Vitamin C that strengthens your immunity. Sip on some lemongrass herbal tea to ease the congestion.
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  • Benefits of Stretching

    Benefits of Stretching

    Does your hectic work schedule leave no time for exercise? Stretch every few hours even at the office to relax your aching muscles. Stretching is very important for flexibility, the range of motion and injury prevention. A daily stretching routine relaxes your muscles and increases blood flow and nutrients to your cartilage and muscles.
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  • Get the PAP smear test done today!

    Get the PAP smear test done today!

    Pap smear testing is an important part to prevent cervical cancer, as it helps pick the signs early. A routine screening is recommended every three years for women aged 21 to 65. #CervicalCancerPreventionWeek
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  • Get tested for Cervical Cancer

    Get tested for Cervical Cancer

    Screening for cervical cancer depends on how old you are and which screening tests you get done. Consult your gynecologist for more details. The generic recommendations are as follows, women between ages 21 and 29 should do a PAP test every 3 years, women between 30 and 65 should do a PAP test plus an HPV test done every 5 years, women over 65 years - Consult your doctor if you need to continue ce
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  • Make a pledge to contribute to a Healthy India

    Make a pledge to contribute to a Healthy India

    Reliance Hospitals wishes everyone a very Happy Republic Day! Let us remember the heritage of our nation and feel proud to be a part of the ever shining India!
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Opiods in pain medication could lead to constipation. Make sure you increase your water intake and have plenty of fibre while on painkillers.
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  • Benefits of Black Grapes

    Benefits of Black Grapes

    They contain lutein and zeaxanthin, which are carotenoids, that help maintain good eyesight. Black grapes provide significant protection by shielding against the oxidative damage of the retina and also help prevent blindness.
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  • Benefits of Black Pepper

    Benefits of Black Pepper

    Apart from its own benefits, pepper also helps enhance the benefits of other foods. Black pepper contains the compound piperine which aids the absorption of other nutrients. Make it a part of your soups, salads and gravies.
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  • Benefits of Brisk Walking

    Benefits of Brisk Walking

    Brisk walking for half an hour thrice a week cuts your risk of a heart attack by 50%. Get moving!
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  • Obesity needs urgent attention

    Obesity needs urgent attention

    Obesity needs urgent attention as it can lead to medical conditions that can prove fatal. It is linked with many medical conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnoea, heart disease, knee osteoarthritis, stress urinary incontinence, fatty liver, etc. Consult the experts at the Department of Bariatric Surgery at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai today.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Exercising during menstruation reduces pain due to release of endorphins in the body while working out.
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  • Are you running the Marathon?

    Are you running the Marathon?

    Do some resistance training. Resistance training with weights can be great for runners, improving your all-round strength and posture. Try to include one or two full body workouts into your training each week.
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  • Are you worried about sudden hair fall?

    Are you worried about sudden hair fall?

    A healthy diet can fix many hair fall problems. Here are some nutrient-rich foods that can help you: Eggs and Dairy Products, Spinach, Fish, Walnut, Amla.
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  • Benefits of Pomegranate

    Benefits of Pomegranate

    Antioxidants present in pomegranate act as a thinner for your blood. The seeds of pomegranate prevent your blood platelets from forming clots and coagulating.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Iron is an essential nutrient that plays an important role in many bodily functions. A diet lacking in iron can result in low energy levels, shortness of breath, headaches, irritability.
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  • Benefits of Guava

    Benefits of Guava

    Lycopene, quercetin, vitamin C and other polyphenols present in guava act as potent antioxidants which neutralize the free radicals generated in the body, preventing the growth of cancer cells.
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  • Does stress rule your life?

    Does stress rule your life?

    If your day starts and ends with stressful situations, then you need to take action to fight stress. Regular exercise regime, meditation, deep breathing, positive thoughts, adequate sleep are a few things which can help you beat stress.
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  • Happy Makar Sankranti!

    Happy Makar Sankranti!

    May this Makar Sankranti bring you the warmth of joy and happiness. Reliance Hospitals wishes everyone a very Happy Makar Sankranti.
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  • Maintain your Blood Sugar levels!

    Maintain your Blood Sugar levels!

    Regular consumption of oats helps improve blood sugar level. It works through the compound beta-glucan which delays the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream. Thus, it lowers the sugar level within the blood.
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  • Benefits of Red Spinach

    Benefits of Red Spinach

    Red spinach is high in fibre and helps in proper digestion. It is highly helpful for curing colon cancer, diabetes, cholesterol as well as for weight loss.
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  • Benefits of Cucumbers

    Benefits of Cucumbers

    Cucumbers contain erepsin, a digestive enzyme that helps break down the protein in food. Cucumber also has antiparasitic properties, which help cleanse and tone the intestine.
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  • Are you a health conscious woman?

    Are you a health conscious woman?

    Never underestimate the power of a monthly breast self-exam. Women often detect breast cancers themselves and then consult a doctor. By becoming more familiar with your breast tissue and appearance, you are more likely to notice changes if they occur.
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  • Worried about your health?

    Worried about your health?

    Getting a health checkup done at regular intervals is one of the best ways to maintain a good physical condition and a healthy lifestyle. Book an Executive Health Checkup Package at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai and ensure a healthy future for yourself and your loved ones. To book an Executive Health Checkup Package visit: https://www.reliancehospitals.com/treatments-services/health-checkup/
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  • Do not ignore foot corns

    Do not ignore foot corns

    Corns are small circles of thick skin that usually develop on the tops and sides of toes or on the sole of the feet. Corns are caused by wearing shoes that fit poorly. Avoid certain shoe designs that put excessive pressure on an area of the foot.
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  • Do you carry work home?

    Do you carry work home?

    Carrying your work home on a regular basis can adversely affect your relationships and hinder the relaxation that your brain requires after office hours.
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  • Help your elders eat well

    Help your elders eat well

    Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids are essential for the elderly as they help prevent inflammation which can cause cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and heart disease. It also reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and keeps the brain alert. Nutritionists recommend natural sources like walnuts, flaxseeds, soybeans, and certain fish.
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  • Tips for a healthy pregnancy

    Tips for a healthy pregnancy

    The first few months of pregnancy require a diet rich in folates. Folic acid is an important addition to your diet as it helps sustain and develop the embryo. Include foods such as oranges, sweet potatoes, legumes in your diet.
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  • Is extreme pain in the foot troubling you?

    Is extreme pain in the foot troubling you?

    It may be a torn ligament which can occur following a strenuous physical activity. A few symptoms of a torn ligament which require a doctors intervention are swelling and bruising, pain and tenderness at the place of injury, pain intensifies when walking or during other physical activity, inability to bear weight on the injured foot.
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  • Give your smart phone a break

    Give your smart phone a break

    Do you feel restless without checking your phone every few seconds? Make a voluntary effort to take some time off from your smart phone. Smart phone addiction leads to unnecessary anxiety and stress. #NewYearResolutions
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  • Control your temptations

    Control your temptations

    Desserts are full of sugar, refined flour and added flavours. They are high in calories but low on nutritional value. The next time you try to bite into a piece of cake, ask yourself does your body need it? #NewYearResolutions
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  • Can you hear your pulse?

    Can you hear your pulse?

    If you hear your "heartbeat" thumping in your ear, it may be due to pulsatile tinnitus. It is a type of rhythmic thumping, throbbing, or whooshing only you can hear that is often in time with the heartbeat. The sound is the result of turbulent flow in blood vessels in the neck or head. Consult your doctor for more details.
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  • Get at least 7 hours of sleep

    Get at least 7 hours of sleep

    Sleep deprivation can lead to anxiety and depression. It can cause cognitive impairment, slow motor functions, and create pretty monstrous mood swings. #NewYearResolutions
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  • Health benefits of Turmeric

    Health benefits of Turmeric

    Turmeric contains curcumin a compound with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Curcumin helps protect against certain heart conditions, including diabetic cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease), arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and more.
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  • Make your heart health your priority

    Make your heart health your priority

    Find an aerobic activity you enjoy, such as walking, swimming, or cycling. These aerobic activities are rhythmic and repetitive, so they get your heart beating and your big muscles moving. #NewYearResolutions
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  • Benefits of cumin seeds

    Benefits of cumin seeds

    Cumin seeds widely used in Indian curries have a range of health benefits. It promotes weight loss, improves blood sugar levels and controls cholesterol.
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  • Walk 30 minutes a day

    Walk 30 minutes a day

    A 30 minute walk daily helps in losing weight, de-stress, lowers the blood pressure, and reduces the risk of many chronic diseases. If you have a busy schedule take three 10 minutes walk throughout the day. #NewYearResolutions
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  • Drink Plenty of Water

    Drink Plenty of Water

    Staying hydrated is essential for good health. it keeps all your physical functions, like digestion, running optimally, it makes you less likely to mistake thirst for hunger, a common mix-up that can lead to overeating.
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  • Happy and Healthy New Year

    Happy and Healthy New Year

    Reliance Hospitals wishes you and your loved ones a very Happy and Healthy New Year 2019!
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  • Learn to Say NO

    Learn to Say NO

    Listen to your heart, stop drinking alcohol today. Alcohol creates an imbalance between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, which raises your heart rate. A sudden spike in heart rate could trigger arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) in people with heart conditions.
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  • Mushrooms: Health and Anti-Inflammatory

    Mushrooms: Health and Anti-Inflammatory

    Mushrooms contain a powerful antioxidant called ergothioneine, which helps lower inflammation throughout the body. They help fight disease, lower inflammation, suppress allergic responses and reduce tumour growth.
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  • Black Tea: Good for your digestive health

    Black Tea: Good for your digestive health

    The polyphenols found in black tea helps maintain a healthy gut by promoting the growth of good bacteria and inhibiting the growth of bad bacteria. The antimicrobial properties of black tea also help improve your immunity by helping repair the lining of the digestive tract.
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  • Papaya: Your Potent Powerhouse

    Papaya: Your Potent Powerhouse

    Papaya is high in lycopene and vitamin C. These antioxidants enhance the protective effects of “good” HDL cholesterol and thus benefit your heart.
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  • Popcorn Lover? Choose a healthier version

    Popcorn Lover? Choose a healthier version

    Fresh home-made popcorn is very low in calories as well as in sodium. Because of its low- calorie content, low energy density, high fibre content and increased satiety, eating popcorn is a healthy snacking option.
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  • Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas

    Reliance Hospitals wishes everyone a Merry Christmas. Let’s make this Christmas special by making a pact to lead a healthy lifestyle.
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  • Beware of Pneumonia

    Beware of Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is an infection that occurs in one or both lungs and can range from mild to life-threatening cases. Pneumonia is often caused by bacteria, but can also be caused by a virus or even fungus, in rare cases. Symptoms may develop gradually over a few days or progress much faster. Here are a few symptoms that signal a doctor visit:
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  • Get rid of your tobacco addiction

    Get rid of your tobacco addiction

    Tobacco consumption can cause serious health damage. It can cause immediate reactions like nausea, stomach cramps and diarrhoea. In the long run, the harmful chemicals in tobacco can also cause irregular heartbeats, high blood pressure, dilated pupils and a blurred vision.
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  • Be cautious in your workouts

    Be cautious in your workouts

    Don’t exercise at the gym without supervision. Unsupervised exercise with incorrect techniques can lead to serious injuries.
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  • Are you diabetic?

    Are you diabetic?

    Plan your meals in advance and choose to eat healthy. Include fresh fruits, vegetables, soups and whole grains in your daily diet. These are high in fiber and help satisfy your hunger while keeping the blood sugar levels stable.
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  • Care for your heart?

    Care for your heart?

    Have a handful of nuts like walnuts, almonds, peanuts, and other nuts during snack time. They help boost cardiovascular health and are nutritious than fried snacks.
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  • Do you always microwave your meal in the takeaway container?

    Do you always microwave your meal in the takeaway container?

    Do you always microwave your meal in the takeaway container? Several chemicals in the low-quality pliable plastic can leach into your food when you warm it. This has adverse effects on your health. Transfer the food to a glass or ceramic bowl before warming it in a microwave.
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  • Prevent falls for the elderly

    Prevent falls for the elderly

    Common falls are the leading cause of injury among the elderly. Ageing causes the bones to shrink and the muscles to lose their strength and flexibility, making seniors more susceptible to losing their balance, bruising and fracturing a bone. Prevent falls by small modifications in your home, taking care of loose wires, as well as taking precautions for slippery bathroom surfaces.
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  • Limit junk food

    Limit junk food

    Junk food is tasty, tempting but high in fats, sugars and is very calorie dense. However, it has very less nutritive value. Eat healthy nutritious meals daily and allow yourself only occasional junk food treats. Junk food contributes to a majority of lifestyle diseases.
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  • Choose to be, a fit mom to be

    Choose to be, a fit mom to be

    It is important to exercise or walk during pregnancy and remain fit. Exercising during pregnancy helps prepare you for childbirth and gets your body back in shape once the baby is born. Avoid contact sports, strenuous workouts and any activity where you can slip and fall.
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  • Benefits of Mint

    Benefits of Mint

    Mint is known to clear congestion of the nose, throat, bronchi, and lungs. In addition to the respiratory channels, mint's anti-inflammatory properties also relieve the irritation caused by chronic coughing.
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  • Suffering from a smartphone thumb?

    Suffering from a smartphone thumb?

    People who spend too much time texting may be at an increased risk of having "smartphone thumb". It is a painful condition caused by repetitive movements of typing that may lead to arthritis in the thumb. Limit your smartphone usage.
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  • Reduce inflammation, have strawberries

    Reduce inflammation, have strawberries

    The antioxidants and phytochemicals found in strawberries helps to reduce inflammation of the joints, which may cause arthritis and can also lead to heart disease. Make the most out of this seasonal fruit this winter.
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  • Make carrots a part of your diet

    Make carrots a part of your diet

    Eating carrots is the best way to get your daily dose of Vitamin A along with a host of other benefits. Their high-fibre content helps regulate the digestive system and the high antioxidant content can help prevent cardiovascular diseases. Make sure you make them a part of your diet.
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  • How fit are your bones?

    How fit are your bones?

    Get started with a fitness regime from a young age. A regular program of weight-bearing exercise helps stop further bone loss and may be one of the few ways to build bone as you age. By improving your posture, balance, and flexibility, it also reduces your risk of falls that can break fragile bones. Try walking, running, weight lifting, stair climbing etc.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    The pairing of certain foods highly elevates the nutritive value of individual ingredients. Tomatoes and broccoli when eaten together are more effective at slowing the growth of prostate tumours than when either item is consumed separately.
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  • Enjoy purple yam this winter

    Enjoy purple yam this winter

    This winter make the best use of purple yam, eat it steamed or fried. It is filled with anti-bacterial properties. Include it in your diet as it helps fight all bacterial problems.
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  • Kegels - The ultimate pelvic workout

    Kegels - The ultimate pelvic workout

    A great way to improve bladder control, enhance comfort during intimacy and fight prolapse is to improve your pelvic floor muscle strength. Practise pelvic floor exercises at home daily to strengthen your pelvic floor.
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  • Do you always prefer chilled water?

    Do you always prefer chilled water?

    Experts suggest that if you drink chilled water just after your meal, the chilled temperature solidifies the fats from the foods you have just consumed, causing digestive problems. Have water at room temperature 30 minutes after finishing your meal.
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  • Tips to prevent haemorrhoids

    Tips to prevent haemorrhoids

    Haemorrhoids commonly known as piles cause great discomfort and affect your daily life. Here are a few tips to prevent haemorrhoids:
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  • Health benefits of Star fruit

    Health benefits of Star fruit

    Here is another reason to snack on star fruit. Carambola or starfruit has cooling properties and anti-inflammatory properties that promote salivation and inhibit the production of mucus or phlegm. It is a great remedy for respiratory infections and helps alleviate sore throats.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Our taste buds can detect the taste in .0015 seconds which is faster than the blink of an eye. #TuesdayTrivia
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  • Causes of mouth ulcers

    Causes of mouth ulcers

    Mouth ulcers do not always occur due to spicy foods. They may have an underlying reason too. Here are some reasons which may lead to a mouth ulcer:
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  • Benefits of fennel seeds

    Benefits of fennel seeds

    Fennel seeds are made up of health-benefiting volatile essential oil compounds such as anethole, limonene, anisic aldehyde, pinene, myrcene, fenchone, chavicol, and cineole. These compounds contribute to the antioxidant, digestive, carminative and anti-flatulent properties of fennel.
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  • Nature's Skincare Herb

    Nature's Skincare Herb

    Neem is beneficial in fighting against fungal infections. Its antifungal and anti bacterial properties keeps the harmful bacteria and fungi away. Regular use of neem leaves for bathing or as soap, oil or topical creams protects the skin from skin diseases.
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  • Eat better for stronger bones

    Eat better for stronger bones

    Nuts are a marvelous source of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, manganese and phosphorus. Munch on a handful of almonds and pistachios for good bone health. Dates also contain calcium, manganese, copper and magnesium that are good for bone health and can help in preventing osteoporosis.
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  • Practise yoga to deal with work stress

    Practise yoga to deal with work stress

    Yoga combines many popular stress-reducing techniques, including exercise and learning to control the breath, clear the mind, and relax the body. Practice the "Warrior pose" it not only reminds you that you can deal with things that arise in your life, but it also stretches the hip flexors, which tighten due to a sedentary work life.
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  • Love reading while travelling?

    Love reading while travelling?

    Reading while travelling in a moving bus or car is not recommended. It can extend your eyes and make it hard for them to focus on leading to motion sickness, dizziness and vomiting.
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  • Make celery a part of your salad

    Make celery a part of your salad

    Pectin-based polysaccharides in celery help improve your digestive health and decrease instances of stomach ulcers. Celery also acts as an antioxidant and detoxifies the body. Eating it regularly helps to avoid diseases of the kidney, pancreas, liver and gallbladder.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Be cautious of Fibroids! Do not miss the signs and symptoms of fibroids. Timely diagnosis and treatment helps. Here are a few symptoms that indicate the presence of fibroids
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  • Do you have psoriasis?

    Do you have psoriasis?

    Winter aggravates this skin disease. Make sure that you moisturise your skin immediately after drying yourself from a shower. This helps to lock the moisture to your skin and reduces dryness.
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  • Benefits of Bajra

    Benefits of Bajra

    Bajra or Pearl millet helps reduce cholesterol. It contains a phyto chemical, which is called phytic acid believed to increase cholesterol metabolism. It also stabilizes the level of cholesterol in the body.
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  • Benefits of Spinach

    Benefits of Spinach

    Spinach contains chlorophyll, which has anti-inflammatory properties beneficial to detoxify your body.
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  • Woke up with a painful neck?

    Woke up with a painful neck?

    Correct your sleeping posture. Don't use too many pillows as extra pillows under your head can stifle your neck's range of motion.
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  • Clear the myths

    Clear the myths

    Let us not discriminate against the HIV positive. HIV does not spread by hugging, touching, sharing a meal, working together. #WorldAIDSDay
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  • Asthmatic?

    Asthmatic?

    Asthma becomes worse in winters and asthma attacks become more frequent due to the cold and dry weather. Talk to your doctor and keep your emergency medicines handy.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    You can have a fun evening out even without alcohol! It helps lower your risk of getting cancer considerably.
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  • Is that hypotension?

    Is that hypotension?

    Hypotension or low blood pressure signals an underlying problems. Here are some signs and symptoms of hypotension: Dizziness or light-headedness, fainting (syncope), blurred vision, nausea, fatigue, lack of concentration. Talk to a doctor if you suspect the above and get tested.
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  • Managing your haemoglobin levels

    Managing your haemoglobin levels

    Did you know? Folic acid, a B-complex vitamin, is required to make red blood cells and a folic acid deficiency automatically leads to a low level of haemoglobin. Increase your intake of foods like geen leafy vegetables, sprouts, dried beans, wheat germ, peanuts, bananas, broccoli, beetroot which are high in folic acid.
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  • Benefits of Amla

    Benefits of Amla

    The alkaline nature of amla helps in clearing the system and strengthening the digestive system. It supports the liver function and flushes out toxins from the body. Snack on some amla slices daily.
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  • Never reuse unwashed socks

    Never reuse unwashed socks

    Your socks may be stinky and may be full of bacteria and germs from your sweat. This may lead to fungal infections of the foot. Wear fresh washed socks always, maintain high levels of hygiene for skin care.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Lycopene, the antioxidant found in tomatoes helps to prevent osteoporosis and bone loss that’s due to oxidative stress.
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  • Causes of COPD

    Causes of COPD

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease characterized by chronic obstruction of lung airflow that interferes with normal breathing and is not fully reversible. Below are the main causes of COPD: #WorldCOPDDay
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  • Benefits of Cauliflower & Broccoli

    Benefits of Cauliflower & Broccoli

    Cauliflower and broccoli both are rich in Vitamin C which helps to stimulate both the production and function of white blood cells. It also helps your body to produce important antibodies. #WinterTip
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  • Do you brush well?

    Do you brush well?

    Improper brushing can cause as much damage to the teeth and gums as not brushing at all. Hold your toothbrush in the same way that would hold a pencil, and brush for at least two minutes. This includes brushing the teeth, the junction of the teeth and gums, the tongue and the roof of the mouth.
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  • National Epilepsy Day

    National Epilepsy Day

    With 70 million people worldwide affected by epilepsy, it is one of the most common neurological diseases globally. A seizure can cause changes in a persons behavior, movements and in levels of consciousness. Spread the awareness, seek correct treatment. #NationalEpilepsyDay
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  • Sprained an ankle?

    Sprained an ankle?

    Treating your sprained ankle properly may prevent chronic pain and instability. Here's what you can do for minor sprains, rest your ankle by not walking on it, limit weight bearing, use an ice pack to keep down the swelling, if the pain and swelling persists, consult a doctor immediately.
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  • Are you a busy working professional?

    Are you a busy working professional?

    In spite of your busy schedule it is important to stay hydrated. Drink at least eight glasses of water daily to keep hunger levels down, energy levels high, and digestion levels intact. But make sure you avoid having water in between meals. It is recommended to drink room temperature water 20 minutes before or 60 minutes after the meals in order to facilitate smooth digestion.
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  • Health benefits of Bananas

    Health benefits of Bananas

    Bananas are rich in carbohydrates, Vitamin A, iron, potassium and natural sugars which makes them the super fruit. Grab a banana on your way out this morning!
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    The first stage to treatment of Diabetes is its detection! Only regular bloods tests including Glycated hemoglobin or HB1AC, random blood sugar test or a fasting blood sugar test can give you a complete picture! If you or any of your family members, have diabetes, are above the age of 45, have a high BMI you should get tested today! #WorldDiabetesDay
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  • Cinnamon for diabetes

    Cinnamon for diabetes

    Cinnamon regulates blood sugar making it beneficial for people with Type 2 Diabetes. Just adding small amounts of Cinnamon to your daily diet may offer tremendous health benefits. So why not start your day with a refreshing cup of tea that contains Cinnamon? #WorldDiabetesDay
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  • All about type 2 diabetes

    All about type 2 diabetes

    Diabetes not only affects you but also your kids! The risk of developing type 2 diabetes increases with the number of affected family members. The key risk factors of Type 2 Diabetes include lack of exercise, overweight, family history, unhealthy diet. #WorldDiabetesDay
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  • Symptoms of Pneumonia

    Symptoms of Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is a painful infection of the lungs that makes breathing difficult. It spreads easily through contact with droplets from a cough or sneeze and can cause massive suffering and loss of life. Know the common signs of pneumonia and ask your doctor. Are you experiencing any of the below: #WorldPneumoniaDay
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  • Know the signs of ADHD

    Know the signs of ADHD

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect your child’s success at school, as well as their relationships. Identify the symptoms and seek help:
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  • Happy Diwali!

    Happy Diwali!

    Reliance Hospitals wishes you and your loved ones a Happy Diwali. May God give you brightness in your life with good health, wealth, peace and prosperity.
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  • Celebrate smoke & noise free Diwali

    Celebrate smoke & noise free Diwali

    Loud noise caused by firecrackers can trigger a heart attack in patients diagnosed with Angina. Moreover, the particles and harmful gases released by fireworks deteriorate air quality and may cause chronic respiratory diseases like Asthma, COPD etc. #HealthyFestival
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  • Stay away from fried foods

    Stay away from fried foods

    Most shops prepare snacks in reused oil, which contain traces of free radicals that are harmful to your body. Opt for steamed or baked snacks. Else make these snacks at home. #HealthyFestival
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  • Eat plenty of fresh fruits this Diwali

    Eat plenty of fresh fruits this Diwali

    Antioxidants protect your body from free radicals and the harmful effects of pollution. Amla, oranges, sweet lime, and pomegranate are a great source of antioxidants and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases and asthma. Make sure to eat plenty of fruits of all colours during Diwali. #HealthyFestival
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  • Choose healthy options this Diwali

    Choose healthy options this Diwali

    Add more of almonds, walnuts, dry apricots, raisins, sunflower and sesame seeds while making the sweets. Buy organic jaggery or honey and use it as a sugar substitute to make your sweets. #HealthyFestival
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    India is the diabetes capital of the world with as many as 50 million people suffering from Type 2 diabetes. It is a leading cause of blindness, heart disease, amputation, end-stage kidney disease and liver problems. However, with 30 mins of moderate-intensity physical activity and a healthy diet the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes could be drastically reduced.
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  • Does constant knee pain get on your nerves?

    Does constant knee pain get on your nerves?

    Practice this gentle stretching exercise anywhere for relief. Rest your foot against a wall, with your heel pressed firmly against the wall. Learn forward to give your calf a nice deep stretch and feel the pain ease away.
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  • Health benefits of black olives

    Health benefits of black olives

    Black Olives not only taste great but are also loaded with antioxidant nutrients that eliminate excess cholesterol in the blood thereby preventing heart diseases. What’s more… they also help in controlling blood pressure, prevent blood clots, protect cell membrane against cancer, strengthen the immune system and prevent anemia.
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  • Yoga for Great Health!

    Yoga for Great Health!

    Benefits of yoga are countless. It creates harmony between your mind and body.
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  • Benefits of custard apple

    Benefits of custard apple

    Custard apples are rich in antioxidants like vitamin C which helps to fight free radicals in body. It is also high in potassium and magnesium which protects your heart from diseases. Vitamin A present in custard apples keep your hair and skin healthy. Make sure you include this nutrient rich fruit in your diet.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Focus on feeding small portions of food to your child at regular intervals, rather than the traditional habit of 3 big meals a day. The 2 main important aspects of this habit, which can avoid potential ailments later in life, are: It becomes easy for the child’s body to digest the small amounts of food. It will help to maintain the body weight of your child and keep him fit. #UniversalChildrensD
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  • Signs that you need more iron

    Signs that you need more iron

    Due to poor dietary patterns some of us experience an iron deficiency which is one of the most common deficiencies in the world. If your body doesn't have enough iron, it cannot produce enough red blood cells which carry oxygen. Knowing the signs of iron deficiency helps in timely treatment.
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  • Feeling tired all the time?

    Feeling tired all the time?

    With hectic daily schedules leaving no time for yourself, people often feel drained out. Some major reasons for this fatigue which can be worked upon are frequent late nights, drinking excess alcohol, too much or too little exercise, long working hours, too much of caffeine which can disturb your sleep schedule.
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  • Stroke is treatable

    Stroke is treatable

    Correct awareness, timely action and accurate treatment can save a life and minimize the damage from a stroke attack. To treat an ischemic stroke, doctors work to quickly restore the blood flow to your brain. #WorldStrokeDay
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  • World Stroke Day

    World Stroke Day

    The first 3 hours after a stroke attack are extremely crucial. Stroke victims must get clot-busting drugs within three hours of the attack to stand the best chance of a full recovery. If someone around you is having a stroke attack, call the medical emergency immediately. This #WorldStrokeDay let us work towards raising awareness of stoke warning signs and treatment.
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  • Know the difference

    Know the difference

    Latent TB can become Active if not treated on time, spreading the infection to others. However, tuberculosis, once diagnosed can be effectively treated with the right medication.
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  • Sprinkle some sesame seeds

    Sprinkle some sesame seeds

    Sesame seeds are a fabulous non-dairy source of calcium and are packed with lignans that enhance the function of liver enzymes that break down fat. Make them a part of your diet or just sprinkle roasted sesame seeds on any dish.
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  • Troubled from kidney stones?

    Troubled from kidney stones?

    Have you suffered from painful kidney stones earlier? Kidney stones are very common and also tend to reappear after healing. Here are some simple tips to help prevent them: Drink enough water - People who have around 2 litres of water daily are 50% less likely to develop kidney stones. Minimize high-oxalate foods -Foods like spinach, beets, and almonds raise the oxalate levels in the body. Enjoy s
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  • Benefits of Pineapples

    Benefits of Pineapples

    Pineapples boost immunity, promote bone health, lower blood pressure, and even aid in preventing anemia. Snack on a few slices daily for its nutritional benefits.
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  • Importance of Zinc

    Importance of Zinc

    Zinc is critical to maintain healthy skin and helps have a strong immune system. It is needed for balancing immunity, blood clotting, wound healing and much more.
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  • Benefits of Cycling

    Benefits of Cycling

    Cycling, the simplest form of workout helps in muscle toning, improved cardiovascular health and better blood circulation.
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  • Troubled with menopause?

    Troubled with menopause?

    The start of menopause may lead to many uncomfortable symptoms including mood swings, hot flushes and decreased libido. Phytoestrogens help reduce these symptoms. Enrich your diet with phytoestrogens rich foods like soy products, legumes (beans, chickpeas, peanuts), broccoli, carrots, yogurt.
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  • Caring for your bones

    Caring for your bones

    Losing bone density is a normal part of aging. We reach peak bone mass between ages 25 and 30, and then slowly begin to start losing bone mass at age 40. Here are a few steps to follow for healthy bones and to prevent osteoporosis:
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  • Crossed your 50's?

    Crossed your 50's?

    Be regular with your eye checkups. By age 50, most people notice changes to their vision, including a gradual decline in the ability to see small print or focus on close objects. Common eye problems that can impair vision include cataracts and glaucoma.
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  • Happy Dusshera from the Reliance Hospitals family

    Happy Dusshera from the Reliance Hospitals family

    Reliance Hospitals wishes you victory of good health over all illnesses. May you have a fun filled and blissful dusshera
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  • Care for your heart

    Care for your heart

    Here are 5 small changes in your everyday lifestyle to improve your heart health: Quit smoking, add 60 minutes of exercise every week, meditate, skip the dessert, eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables.
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  • Being Proactive Helps

    Being Proactive Helps

    Getting a mammogram done can help reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer by 30 to 40% among women aged 40 to 70. Schedule yours today! #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth
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  • Did you wash your hands?

    Did you wash your hands?

    80% of infections are spread by hands. Common respiratory infections caused by poor hand hygiene are common cold, influenza, chicken pox and meningitis. #GlobalHandwashingDay
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Never mix alcohol and medicines. Refrain from drinking any form of alcohol while on medication. It can have adverse effects on your health and may cause: Internal bleeding of the stomach, make you very drowsy, liver damage.
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  • Are you getting enough sunshine?

    Are you getting enough sunshine?

    Higher levels of vitamin D means a lower risk of breast cancer. Women who get plenty of vitamin D in early life — either in their diet or by spending time outdoors, where sun exposure triggers vitamin D production in the skin — have a lower risk for breast cancer.
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  • Stop living a sedentary lifestyle

    Stop living a sedentary lifestyle

    A diagnosis of arthritis does not mean you stop complete mobility. It's important to take rest from time to time. However you must make room for moderate exercise. Regular, low-impact exercise helps relieve arthritis pain, boosts your energy, releases endorphins, strengthens muscles and joints, and increases your range of motion.
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  • What is dry eye symptom?

    What is dry eye symptom?

    The dry eye syndrome is caused by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. Consequences of dry eyes range from subtle but constant eye irritation to significant inflammation and even scarring of the front surface of the eye. Here are some symptoms: scratchy, dry, and painful sensation in both of your eyes, feeling like something is in your eyes, redness, muc
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  • Pumpkins help boost your vision

    Pumpkins help boost your vision

    Pumpkins have a high source of vitamin A, which helps protect the surface of your eyes and aids in healing eye diseases like cataracts and macular degeneration. 100 grams of pumpkin provides you 170% of your daily vitamin A requirement! #WorldSightDay
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  • Are you sleep deprived?

    Are you sleep deprived?

    Improved sleep leads to improved mental well-being. Lack of sleep is linked to a higher risk of mental problems like anxiety, depression and paranoia. Get sound sleep for 7 to 9 hours every night for optimum mental health.
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  • Are you dehydrated?

    Are you dehydrated?

    As the October heat sets in remember to have more and more water and keep your body hydrated every day. Here are a few signs of dehydration which you must not ignore: thirst, dry or sticky mouth, dark yellow urine, dry, cool skin, headache, muscle cramps.
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  • Your bone health is crucial

    Your bone health is crucial

    Women are at a high risk of developing osteoporosis. Though this disease mostly shows up after menopause, you must start early to prevent it. Women from 19 to 50 years of age should get 1,000 milligrams calcium or eat three to four servings of food high in the mineral daily. Consult a dietitian for more details.
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  • Is that a heat stroke?

    Is that a heat stroke?

    A heat stroke may happen to a person exposed to extremely hot temperatures. It is a medical emergency and can be fatal if not promptly and properly treated. Here are a few symptoms: confusion, agitation, disorientation, red hot dry skin, slurred speech, dizziness, loss of consciousness, the absence of sweating. Protect yourself from extreme heat, wear loose clothing, cover your head with a cap or
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  • Does your colleague look upset or worried?

    Does your colleague look upset or worried?

    Does your colleague look upset or worried? Mental health symptoms are subtle, probe to see if someone needs help. Kind words act like therapy to individuals affected by a mental illness.
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  • Early detection can beat breast cancer

    Early detection can beat breast cancer

    Early detection can beat breast cancer. After 40 an annual mammogram is the best defense against breast cancer. Educate all the women around you.
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  • Health Benefits of Lemons

    Health Benefits of Lemons

    Discover the goodness of lemon. Lemon is not only anti bacterial and anti fungal but also fights cancer cells. It destroys malignant cells without damaging the healthy ones.
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  • Early detection saves lives

    Early detection saves lives

    In India 60% of the breast cancers are detected at an advanced stage. Women younger than 40 years should self-examine their breasts every month and should go for clinic breast exams every 3 years.
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  • Drink water, Lose weight

    Drink water, Lose weight

    Losing weight can be hard. However, just drinking 2 glasses of water 30 minutes before each meal can significantly decrease your calorie intake. The water reduces your sensation of hunger while increasing your feeling of fullness.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    1 out of 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer occurs when cells in breast tissue change and keep reproducing. These cells usually cluster together and form a tumor.
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  • World Heart Day

    World Heart Day

    About 45 million Indians currently suffer from some sort of heart problems. Avoid this silent killer by eating right, exercising and watching your stress levels! This #WorldHeartDay, take a pledge with Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai to take care of yourself.
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  • Learn to relax

    Learn to relax

    Stress changes the way your blood clots, which increases the risk of a heart attack. Further, if you are stressed, your blood pressure levels shoot up, increasing the pressure on your heart. Meditating, listening to music, reading, and laughing can help you beat stress.
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  • Symptoms of a Heart Attack

    Symptoms of a Heart Attack

    Know the symptoms of a heart attack and call the emergency helpline if you notice anyone experiencing the following symptoms: Chest pain or discomfort, upper body discomfort, shortness of breath, breaking out in a cold sweat, feeling unusually tired for no reason, nausea (feeling sick to the stomach) and vomiting, light-headedness or sudden dizziness.
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  • Get more active

    Get more active

    Studies show that light to moderate exercise for at least 30 minutes every day can help you keep your heart healthy.
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  • Health benefits of Dark Chocolate

    Health benefits of Dark Chocolate

    Are you aiming for a heart-healthy diet, but just love chocolate a little too much? Choose to have dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate. Dark chocolate contains flavanols, which have antioxidant-like qualities and can have a positive effect on vascular health. Choose chocolates with lesser no of added ingredients for maximum benefits to your heart health.
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  • Massive Increase in Heart Disease in India

    Massive Increase in Heart Disease in India

    India has seen a 34% rise in deaths due to heart diseases in the last 26 years.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Fresh pineapple is the only known source of an enzyme called bromelain, which is effective in alleviating joint pain, arthritis, reduces inflammation, inhibit tumor growth and shorten recovery time following plastic surgery.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Studies suggest that individuals suffering from depression have an increased risk of cognitive decline which may lead to Alzheimer's. Seek medical help to manage depression, anxiety or other mental health concerns. #WorldAlzheimersDay
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  • World Alzheimer's Day

    World Alzheimer's Day

    More than half of the patients suffering from Alzheimer's may not know they have it. Detect early stage Alzheimer's, know the symptoms: Memory loss, language problems, mood changes, loss of reasoning capacity, difficulty in reading, difficulty in doing simple tasks, behavioral changes. #WorldAlzheimersDay
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  • Alzheimer's can be fatal

    Alzheimer's can be fatal

    Alzheimer's causes degeneration of your brain cells affecting your memory. People exhibit erratic behavioral patterns and slow, progressive loss of basic body functions such as swallowing, talking, eating, and breathing. #WorldAlzheimersDay
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  • Drink water to prevent kidney stones

    Drink water to prevent kidney stones

    When your body has too much of certain minerals, and at the same time doesn’t have enough liquid, kidney stones can form. Drinking lots of water not only helps prevent dehydration, but may also reduce the risk of developing Kidney Stones.
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  • Avoid night time snacking

    Avoid night time snacking

    Eating before going to bed can activate digestive system and keep you up. Drinking a lot of fluids before bed time can overwhelm the bladder, requiring frequent visits to the bathroom that may disrupt your sleep.
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  • All about air pollution

    All about air pollution

    Air pollution reduces the global life expectancy by 1 year on an average. Air pollution can affect your cardiovascular health by hardening the arteries and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Let us all strive to use reduce air pollution around us. Eat a healthy diet to beat the ill effects of pollution and increase your body's immunity.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Smart phones don’t just affect the vision but also cause long term incurable side effects to the nervous system. One such neurological condition is occipital neuralgia, where nerves that run from the top of the spinal cord up through the scalp become compressed or inflamed. Control your smart phone usage before it affects you adversely.
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  • What is PCOS?

    What is PCOS?

    Get your hormones and insulin levels checked regularly and consult a doctor for any irregularities. Excess insulin signals the ovaries to work overtime which secretes testosterone. This produces side effects such as increased hair growth, acne, weight gain, skin tags and irregular menstrual cycles.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    If a person has a disease or condition that prevents the body from making enough healthy blood cells, they may need a blood stem cell transplant. These diseases include: leukaemia, lymphoma, thalassemia, aplastic anaemia, sickle cell anaemia, severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome, myelodysplastic syndromes, congenital neutropenia and chronic granulomatous disease. #WorldBoneMarrowDonorDay
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  • Build Healthy Bones

    Build Healthy Bones

    Its never too late to start maintaining your bone health. Follow these steps and build strong bones.
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  • Benefits of Ragi

    Benefits of Ragi

    Ragi is a rich source of calcium and fibre and helps lower cholesterol level. It also helps in weight loss as the natural fat content in Ragi is lower than all other cereals. It also contains an amino acid called tryptophan which reduces appetite. Ragi helps in battling Anemia as it is an excellent source of iron.
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  • Benefits of Tea

    Benefits of Tea

    Tea is a good source of plant chemicals known as flavonoids. Flavonoids help control inflammation, and that in turn reduces plaque buildup inside arteries, thus benefiting your cardiovascular health.
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  • World Suicide Prevention Day

    World Suicide Prevention Day

    India has one of the world’s highest suicide rates for youth aged 15 to 29 according to the Lancet report. Reach out to your teenage children, maintain a friendly rapport instead of a strict parent child relation. Be a watchful parent. Help prevent teenage suicides. #WorldSuicidePreventionDay
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  • Benefits of nuts

    Benefits of nuts

    Nuts are incredibly nutritious. Loaded with fibre, magnesium, vitamin E and more nuts can help you lose weight, and help fight type 2 diabetes and heart disease too.
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  • Health benefits of Beetroot

    Health benefits of Beetroot

    Beetroot contains compounds called as nitrates which help people suffering from hypertension. People with high blood pressure who drank a cup of beetroot juice lowered their blood pressure for up to 24 hours.
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  • Is magnesium deficiency harming your health?

    Is magnesium deficiency harming your health?

    Because magnesium deficiency affects every part of your body, low level symptoms can be widespread and confusing. Depression, insomnia, anxiety, nervousness, mood swings, weight gain are some of the symptoms. Get your nutrients tested periodically for correct diagnosis and medication. #NationalNutritionWeek
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  • Do not ignore back pain

    Do not ignore back pain

    A spinal cord injury needs immediate attention by a specialist. Bed rest is not the solution but a correct diagnosis is needed to treat the problem immediately. Some symptoms of a spinal cord injury include: problems walking, loss of control of the bladder or bowels, inability to move the arms or legs, feelings of spreading numbness or tingling in the extremities, headache, pain, pressure, and sti
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  • Mindful Meditation

    Mindful Meditation

    When people practice mindful meditation on a regular basis, they are able to control stress, fear and anxiety; because the part of the brain associated with it gets reduced in size, thereby becoming less active. So, you don’t feel stressed and anxious frequently.
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  • Is Rice Fattening?

    Is Rice Fattening?

    Rice is not at all fattening. Rice is rich in carbohydrates, one of the three calorie-delivering nutrients that provide fuel for your body and help carry out everyday growth and repair. Rice is low in fat and cholesterol free but just like any other food needs portion control.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Too much vitamin D can create toxic health risks. It may lead to hypercalcemia which is a build-up of calcium in your blood. Too much calcium in the blood can weaken your bones, create kidney stones and interfere with your heart and brain functions. Are you experiencing symptoms of nausea, weakness, and frequent urination? Seek professional medical advice if needed.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Spinach contains Vitamin A and C that help to cleanse the skin and provide a flawless and glowing skin. The antioxidants present in spinach destroy the free radicals that cause fine lines and wrinkles.
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  • Stay Healthy!

    Stay Healthy!

    Regular exercise is an important part of keeping your heart healthy. But that does not mean you have to run a marathon or enrol for rigorous training at the gym. Start with an easy routine of 30 minutes which involves jogging, aerobics or an any sport that you enjoy. You can gradually increase the time to 60 minutes daily.
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  • Benefits of breathing exercises

    Benefits of breathing exercises

    Controlled breathing techniques have found to reduce anxiety and brings down blood pressure levels by reducing cortisol levels - a stress hormone - in your blood when regularly practiced.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Choline, present in sweet potatoes helps with sleep, muscle movement, memory, aids in the transmission of nerve impulses, and reduces chronic inflammation.
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  • Say NO to aerated drinks

    Say NO to aerated drinks

    A 600 ml glass of aerated drink has more sugar than...18 cookies, 6 glazed donuts, 2 bags of chocolate coated candy. Eliminating soda from your diet is one of the best ways to reduce your added-sugar intake. Rethink your drink and reach for something like water or unsweetened tea instead.
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  • Is that low blood pressure?

    Is that low blood pressure?

    Everyone knows that high blood pressure is bad, but for some low blood pressure can pose a risk too. Watch out for these common symptoms: Dizziness, fainting, blurred vision, fatigue. Consult a doctor for further medication and action.
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  • Benefits of Millets

    Benefits of Millets

    Millets are tiny grains that are not just packed with minerals and vitamins but are also gluten-free. They are rich in antioxidants that help to flush out harmful free radicals from the body and boost the immunity levels. They are loaded with starch and significant amounts of fibre – soluble and insoluble that help regulate the digestive process. Ragi is a millet with the highest concentration o
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  • Health benefits of Fenugreek

    Health benefits of Fenugreek

    Studies suggest that frequent use of fenugreek seeds or methi can help to reduce the development of Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is associated with inflammation, damage to cellular mitochondria, and oxidative injury. Fenugreek seeds protect against inflammation and oxidation, and support the mitochondria.
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  • Coping with Urinary Incontinence

    Coping with Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is a common and sometimes an embarrassing condition. Kegel exercises are one of the best natural ways to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles. They help men and women regardless of age to control urinary incontinence. Here's how you do Kegel exercises: https://www.health.harvard.edu/bladder-and-bowel/step-by-step-guide-to-performing-kegel-exercises
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  • Smart Workout Tips

    Smart Workout Tips

    Research shows that if you sprint for 30 seconds, rest for 4-6 minutes and the repeat that at least 4 times, you’ll lose more fat than if you jog or walk at a steady pace for an hour.
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  • Health Benefits of Lemons

    Health Benefits of Lemons

    Lemons are powerfully antibacterial and prevent the growth of pathogenic bacteria that cause infections and diseases such as malaria, diphtheria, and typhoid.
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  • Discover the benefits of bell peppers!

    Discover the benefits of bell peppers!

    Bell peppers contain a range of antioxidants, which decrease your risk of getting a cardiovascular disease. Capsaicinoids present in bell peppers benefit your heart health, improve cholesterol values and blood vessel function.
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  • Are you experiencing puffy eyes?

    Are you experiencing puffy eyes?

    Are you experiencing puffy eyes, swollen feet, and hands from some days? It may be due to excess intake of sodium in your diet. Keep a check on your salt intake and reduce the intake of pre-packaged foods like frozen and canned foods. While your body needs sodium to survive, an excess is not good.
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  • Benefits of Pumpkins

    Benefits of Pumpkins

    Pumpkins are high in zinc which is essential to keep your retina healthy. Vitamin A found in pumpkins protects the cornea, the surface of the eye, and allows you to see under conditions of low light.
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  • Healing powers of Cloves!

    Healing powers of Cloves!

    The high amounts of "eugenol" present in cloves contains both anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties. Regular use of cloves in everyday cooking helps your body deal with infections and inflammation better. It also aids in digestion, fighting off diseases and much more!
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  • Do You Use Aluminium Foil Daily?

    Do You Use Aluminium Foil Daily?

    Packing hot food in aluminium foil or baking and roasting in them prove harmful. It leads to high levels of aluminium being ingested by the body and may hamper the growth of brain cells, affect patients with bone and renal diseases.
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  • Onion Rich Diet

    Onion Rich Diet

    Onions contain flavonoids and quercetin that prevent the deposition of fatty material in the blood vessels. Quercetin is an antioxidant that can reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. Make them a part of your diet.
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  • Terrific Peaches

    Terrific Peaches

    A large peach is a generous source of vitamin A, important for a healthy vision, and also contains vitamin C, an antioxidant, and tissue-builder. Peaches also provide lower levels of vitamins E and K and other vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, niacin, folate and pantothenic acid.
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  • Magnificent Magnesium!

    Magnificent Magnesium!

    Nearly half of the population does not get their daily requirement of magnesium. A diet high in magnesium helps relax blood vessels and may lower blood pressure by five points in individuals with mild hypertension. Legumes, figs, banana, avocado and pumpkin seeds are good sources of magnesium.
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  • World Breastfeeding Week

    World Breastfeeding Week

    The World Health Organization recommends breastfeeding babies exclusively for the first six months. Leptin, a special hormone in breast milk enhances the growth of a baby's thymus, the organ that directs the development of the entire immune system. The thymus in breastfed babies grows twice as compared to formula fed babies and the benefits of that can last for years. #WorldBreastfeedingWeek
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  • Is your Nose Working Against You?

    Is your Nose Working Against You?

    Deviated nasal septum is a common occurrence where nasal misalignment makes air passage difficult through one half of the nose. Headaches, nasal congestion, sinus and difficulty in breathing are some common symptoms. Consult a doctor to know more.
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  • Stomatch Infection

    Stomatch Infection

    Your stomach is highly susceptible to bacterial infections like gastroenteritis in the rains. It may lead to inflammation in your intestines and stomach and may cause symptoms like vomiting, diarrhoea and severe abdominal cramps. Take care.
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  • Health benefits of bananas

    Health benefits of bananas

    Banana has a high potassium content, a mineral the body needs for conversion of sugars to energy. In addition, bananas contain Vitamin C, Vitamin B, Omega-3 fatty acids and fibre - all of which solve tiredness and dehydration.
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  • Know the disease hepatitis A

    Know the disease hepatitis A

    Your poor hygiene habits not only affect your digestive health but may also harm your liver. Beware of Hepatitis A and its symptoms. #WorldHepatitisDay
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  • About hepatitis B infection

    About hepatitis B infection

    Did you know there is a vaccine available to protect yourself from Hepatitis B? Take no chances, consult your doctor today. #WorldHepatitisDay
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  • 3 facts about Hepatitis C

    3 facts about Hepatitis C

    Are you experiencing any signs of Hepatitis C? Abdominal pain, vomiting, yellowing of the skin and eyes may indicate a liver infection. Get yourself tested immediately for an early diagnosis and treatment. #WorldHepatitisDay
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  • WorldHepatitisDay

    WorldHepatitisDay

    Know the difference between the various Hepatitis viruses. Blood transfusions, sharing needles for drugs, sharing razors, tattooing with unsterilized equipment, unprotected sex can all increase your risk factor for contracting Hepatitis B and C virus. Protect yourself. #WorldHepatitisDay
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  • Looking Your Best, Feels Great !!

    Looking Your Best, Feels Great !!

    The Department of Dermatology at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai is staffed by dedicated and experienced dermatologists with significant expertise in all aspects of dermatology and related sub-specialties.
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  • Exteme Obesity

    Exteme Obesity

    Bariatric surgery has immense clinical research supporting its effectiveness in weight control and co-morbidity. The experts at the department of Bariatric Surgery at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai conduct a detailed health evaluation before confirming the eligibility of a patient for a bariatric surgery. This is done to ensure patient safety and maximum results.
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  • Take Control on Your Diabetes

    Take Control on Your Diabetes

    1 in 2 people with diabetes don't know they have it. Comprehensive Diabetes package at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai is designed for complete assessment/Diagnosis/Classification of diabetics. It helps in initiation of treatment for newly detected cases and early detection and management of complications. It is recommended for anyone who has symptoms of or risk factors for diabetes.
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  • Mental Illness

    Mental Illness

    Mental illness is the most ignored topic but needs the most attention to solve many world problems. Our experienced psychiatrists, psychologists, and nurses at the department of Psychiatry at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai understand the wide-reaching impact of a behavioural disorder, emotional problem or psychiatric disease, and we will guide you how to manage the situation best.
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  • Blood Transfusions

    Blood Transfusions

    Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai follows stringent blood donation procedures for avoiding any infections. Our in house blood bank ensures quicker blood transfusions which really matters for critical patients.
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  • Digestive Health

    Digestive Health

    Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai thrive on modern technology to treat patients with digestive disorders. Our department of gastroenterology is equipped with the latest 190 series technology for upper GI, lower GI, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
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  • Living with an Allergy Can be Uncomfortable

    Living with an Allergy Can be Uncomfortable

    Living with an allergy can be uncomfortable. Our doctors use "Allergen Immunotherapy" to treat certain kinds of allergies. Consult our department of Asthma and Allergy at Reliance Hospitals to know more.
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  • Weight Loss

    Weight Loss

    You need expert help if repeated attempts of diet and fitness programs are not helping fight your obesity. The Department of Bariatric Surgery at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai offers minimally invasive weight loss surgery options with high-quality care.
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  • Ginger Tea

    Ginger Tea

    Ginger is a miracle spice and is an excellent remedy for cold and cough. It helps your body fight infections and clears the respiratory system. #MonsoonTip
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  • Rich Plums a Day

    Rich Plums a Day

    Eating three to four antioxidant-rich plums a day can help neutralize cell-damaging free radicals that affect your memory.
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  • Be Malaria Safe

    Be Malaria Safe

    Prevention is always better then cure. Encourage your children to use mosquito repellents while stepping outdoors to avoid mosquito bites and wear full sleeved clothes. #MonsoonTip
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  • Healthy Heart

    Healthy Heart

    Exercising and maintaining a healthy weight are vital to lower your blood pressure and thus help prevent heart disease. Experts recommend at least 30 minutes of exercise per day to stay fit.
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  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    Studies suggest that air pollution may cause Type II diabetes. Continuous exposure to air pollutants can act as an onset trigger for individuals who have the genetic predisposition requirement. Children who have a family history of diabetes have the highest tendency to develop the disease when they are also in constant contact with these pollutants.
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  • Healthy Potion

    Healthy Potion

    Follow a daily ritual of having wheat grass. Filled with chlorophyll it helps fighting many infections and also helps treat infections that are resistant to antibiotics. #MonsoonTip
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  • Is Your Glass of Water Safe?

    Is Your Glass of Water Safe?

    Drink only clean and boiled water during the monsoon as water borne diseases like typhoid, jaundice, gastroenteritis and diarrhea are extremely common during the rains.
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  • Are you suffering from high fever?

    Are you suffering from high fever?

    Monsoon pattern is the main contributor for breeding of the mosquito that spreads dengue virus. Dengue is an illness caused by a virus that is spread through mosquito bites and it can be fatal. High fever followed by rashes is a common symptom of Dengue. Get yourself tested soon to start the right treatment.
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  • What is Beta-Carotene?

    What is Beta-Carotene?

    About 50% of vitamin A in a vegetarian diet is provided by beta carotene and other carotenoids. They improve your vision and are subsequently converted to retinoic acid which is used in your body's growth processes. Carrots are best known for providing large amounts of carotenoids, mostly beta carotene. Make sure you include them in your diet.
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  • Brushing Consistently

    Brushing Consistently

    Brushing consistently and correctly twice a day keeps your teeth and gums free of bacteria and does not allow plaque to build up. Build up plaque can lead to gum disease, gingivitis and periodontal issue.
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  • Mushrooms Boost Your Metabolism

    Mushrooms Boost Your Metabolism

    Mushrooms are loaded with vitamin B2 (riboflavin) and vitamin B3 (niacin). These are vital to help the body produce energy and help metabolize fats and protein too.
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  • Does Your Day Start With a Cup of COFFEE?

    Does Your Day Start With a Cup of COFFEE?

    Avoid drinking coffee on an empty stomach. It stimulates hydrochloric acid production and hampers the actual digestion process of other meals.
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  • Jog Your way to Good Health

    Jog Your way to Good Health

    Jogging helps to maintain and build the thickness of your bones. It also helps to improve bone strength in the spine and hips.
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  • Is Your Baby Teething?

    Is Your Baby Teething?

    Infants may experience a lot of discomfort while teething. Know what's normal and when you need to see a doctor.
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  • Are you Asthmatic?

    Are you Asthmatic?

    Sulphates and tartrazine are the most common additives that can trigger allergies. These are often added to give food a longer shelf life. Look out for food labels containing these, or steer clear of processed meats, canned, packaged food, sauces, fruit juices and fizzy drinks.
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  • Is Someone in Your Family Diabetic?

    Is Someone in Your Family Diabetic?

    Are you at a high risk of diabetes due to family history or lifestyle factors? The "Basic Diabetes Package" is highly recommended for you for a better understanding of your diabetes. For more information visit: https://www.reliancehospitals.com/treatments-services/health-checkup/basic-diabetes-package/
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  • Don't Skip Your Breakfast

    Don't Skip Your Breakfast

    Start your day with a healthy fibre rich breakfast. Eating early also keeps your metabolism more active throughout the day.
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  • Have Beetroots,Improve Digestive Health

    Have Beetroots,Improve Digestive Health

    Beetroots are an excellent source of folic acid and a very good source of fibre, manganese and potassium. They help ease constipation due to the high fibre content.
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  • Have You Taken The Stairs Today?

    Have You Taken The Stairs Today?

    Experts say that climbing around 8 flights of stairs everyday can burn extra calories in your body and can make you feel active and energetic. Try it today.
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  • Amazing Cherries

    Amazing Cherries

    Cherries contain are an excellent source of potassium, and help in removing excess sodium content from the body. They balance the body's potassium and sodium levels which automatically help regulate the blood pressure levels.
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  • Cashewnuts can protect your eyes too !

    Cashewnuts can protect your eyes too !

    In the hectic city life your eyes are exposed to excessive pollution and may suffer from various infections. Cashews contain high levels of lutein and zeaxanthin, which act as antioxidants when consumed regularly. These compounds protect the eyes from light damage and can even help decrease the instance of cataracts.
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  • Fruits and Vegetables

    Fruits and Vegetables

    Eating vegetables and fruits as a part of a healthy diet may reduce risk for heart disease, including heart attack and stroke. Fibre rich fruits and vegetables like apples, bananas, broccoli, peas etc., may reduce the risk of obesity, and type 2 diabetes.
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  • Beware Of Monsoon Maladies

    Beware Of Monsoon Maladies

    Bacterial infections, fungal infections, typhoid fever, dengue fever, malaria fever are common this season. Consult experts from our Department of Infectious diseases at Reliance Hospitals, Navi Mumbai to manage them better.
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  • Cut Down Salt

    Cut Down Salt

    Too much salt in your diet can cause high blood pressure and increase your risk of heart diseases. Avoid salted snacks, canned and packaged soups and sauces, baked beans and canned vegetables, pizzas and ready meals.
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  • Make Radish a Part Of Your Salad

    Make Radish a Part Of Your Salad

    A daily intake of radish benefits your kidneys. They are natural diuretics that eliminate toxins from your body thus are a natural cleanser.
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  • Eating Food Slowly

    Eating Food Slowly

    Chewing your food thoroughly allows you to absorb more nutrients from your food. It breaks your food down from large particles into smaller particles that are more easily digested.
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  • Load up on Vitamin C

    Load up on Vitamin C

    Are you frequently troubled by allergies? Allergies are caused by histamine, a biochemical released by your body. Increase your intake of vitamin C by having citrus fruits like oranges, kiwi and guava as it helps reduce the release of histamine.
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