Healthy habits

April 12, 2019 08:41 am

Often times, you do something thinking it’s good for your health and fitness. But you couldn’t be more misguided. Here are some common misconceptions and habits that could potentially put your wellbeing at risk.

POKHARA, Jan 19: Homestay is not a healing center. However, that can certainly be made so, according to Yogi Bikasananda. ‘Even now, people are getting healed in a certain way when they spend time meeting ‘organic’ people, far from the maddening crowd .’

Let’s eat healthy in 2019

January 5, 2019 18:10 pm

The New Year has commenced. It's time to move forward and start eating smarter in 2019. So while your good intentions are at their peak, we’re giving you a quick look at some common diet saboteurs, along with strategies to overcome them!

Serving better taste and sweetness

December 3, 2018 12:05 pm

We enjoy eating the food we love. Despite being knowledgeable about good nutrition and ways to eat healthy, people are lured by their enthusiasm for new taste and eating something they love; irrespective of the health hazards. This is probably why we love calling ourselves ‘foodie’.

A healthy dose of advice

July 27, 2018 09:16 am

If there is one thing everybody excels at (and I’m also guilty of this one) it is giving advice. From tips on how to save your outdoor plants from the torrential rain to how to become more productive, there is a lot of advice that is thrown at you (or that you throw at others) on a daily basis. And much of it, as I’m sure all of you already know, is useless chatter – words carelessly uttered to fill in the gaps and sometimes also to overpower and dominate. If everybody knew everything, why aren’t our lives perfect?

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Dieting for a healthy life

May 21, 2018 08:52 am

By dieting, we mean the practice of eating food in a regulated and supervised manner to decrease, maintain, or increase body weight and also to prevent and treat diseases, such as diabetes. When you are on diet, either to lose excess weight or to make yourself fit and healthy, you are meant to follow certain regime every day that includes exercise too. A weight-loss dieting is categorized as low fat, low carbohydrate, and low calorie, and more fiber intake.

NAGARKOT, May 20: The Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), Bhaktapur has launched the 'Healthy Bhaktapur Campaign'. The campaign kicked off bearing in mind the probability of various sorts of health-related problems among the people with the starting of rains will run for a month.

You know that exercise and a good diet can keep your heart healthy. But what else can you do to keep your ticker going strong? Here are five key things you need to do every day to help your heart work most efficiently. Incorporate these habits into your lifestyle and your heart health will be the best it can be for you.

The 12 Best Healthy Eating Apps

March 16, 2018 11:35 am

Improve your diet with the help of these healthy eating apps

Doodle for a healthy mind

March 14, 2018 12:27 pm

When you are bored in class, you might have noticed yourself making random lines, shapes and figures in your copy. It might not make sense but with practice, you can turn that ‘gibberish’ into an art piece. Anything you make to express your thoughts and perspective can be considered art, no matter what medium you choose.

It’s time to sit for a healthy talk

February 14, 2018 10:21 am

These are not signs of a healthy relationship. It might look cool in movies, especially the Bollywood types, but definitely not cool in real life. Trust is the basic essential aspect of a relationship and if you don’t have that then it is downhill after that.

Unhealthy ‘healthy eating’

December 23, 2017 00:56 am

Food is seen as a form of medicine to fix a western lifestyle that may be seen as polluting or toxic.

TENNESSEE, Dec 20: The longest known frozen human embryo to result in a successful birth for a healthy baby girl.  A Tennessee couple has welcomed a baby girl who grew from an embryo that had been frozen for 25 years. It's believed to be the longest-frozen embryo to ever result in a birth.

If the foundation of your relationship is strong then with time it shall be fine. It will take a big effort and patience from both your ends to make this happen. And this will only be true with the right communication. In the world of social media, it is not impossible in stay in touch. Make sure that you both make the effort to do so. Also while he is gone, you can make thing happen for yourself too. You can focus on work and your dreams.

ENJOY HEALTHY FOOD THIS DASHAIN

September 24, 2017 07:57 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: When we think of Dashain, we remember flowers blooming, kites flying, planting jamara (barley seeds) and foreheads full of red tika. For most Nepalis, any festival, gathering or celebration seems incomplete without meat items and Dashain is the time when meat items are priority.

For a healthy heart

September 8, 2017 10:29 am

In the recent times it’s not uncommon to hear of young people suffering from strokes and other heart related diseases. Given the stressful, desk-bound lives people lead and the junk food dependent lifestyle they follow, it’s not surprising either, say health experts. “One out of five people suffer from blood pressure problems,” says Dr J. P. Jaiswal, cardiologist at Norvic International Hospital in Thapathali, Kathmandu.

For a healthy smile

July 14, 2017 11:36 am

Toothache, bleeding gums, and sensitivity are a few common problems that most of us battle with on a regular basis. Experts say that these problems occur when we don’t brush our teeth properly. The Week’s Swasti Gautam spoke to Prof. Dr B.K Shrestha, head of the department of Dentistry, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj and preceptor of post-graduate orthodontics program to find out more about the importance of oral hygiene. Here is a conversation with Dr B.K Shrestha that will help you understand where you are going wrong with your daily dental hygiene routine.

Diet healthy

March 24, 2017 11:20 am

Dieting doesn’t mean you have to starve yourself. Knowing how many calories you consume everyday goes a long way in helping you reduce your daily intake. It doesn’t have to be as restrictive and confusing as most people deem it to be. The Week talked to Binita Pant, dietician at Alka Hospital, to guide you through the process of staring a diet and leading a healthier life.

Healthy eating

February 17, 2017 00:00 am

Nirogdham was established in 2001 and aims to make the community a healthier place through yoga and correct eating habits. Their belief is that ailments like diabetes, blood pressure and even obesity can be controlled by making changes in your eating habits. The Week talked to Dr Umesh Shrestha, founder of this Philanthropic social organization, to find out how we can eat right to stay healthy and fit.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Nepal at present is gearing up for three major elections that would change the face of leadership in the new federal set up of the country.

A healthy dose of sarcasm

February 3, 2017 11:55 am

Every conversation Sneha Koirala has had since she was a little girl has inspired her to doodle. She would draw a tiff she had with her parents, things she discussed with her friends and found that, though she grew up, she couldn’t stop drawing things. It was one of these drawings she did for The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them that gave birth to Studio Sarcastic. The Week caught up with her to get her talking about her creations.

A healthy dose of sarcasm

February 3, 2017 00:55 am

Every conversation Sneha Koirala has had since she was a little girl has inspired her to doodle. She would draw a tiff she had with her parents, things she discussed with her friends and found that, though she grew up, she couldn’t stop drawing things. It was one of these drawings she did for The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them that gave birth to Studio Sarcastic. The Week caught up with her to get her talking about her creations.

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 31: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has stated that he is now cancer-free and feels healthy.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Maternity Hospital, Thapathali has received 130 applications for the 'Healthy Child Competition' it announced last month.

Food and nutrition education for healthy diets

CHITWAN, June 28: A HIV infected couple of the district has been blessed with a healthy twin.

RUPANDEHI, June 25: Seven HIV infected women have given birth to healthy babies at Lumbini Zonal Hospital, Butwal.