Risk with sugary snacks

It is no secret that excessive sugar consumption is bad for your overall health. And snacks that you eat may be the biggest culprit yet. How do you snack mindfully and how is sugar bad for your health. Let us find out with a series of questions and...

BMI-Body Mass Index

BMI, the abbreviated form for Body Mass Index, is a medically accepted guide on deciding whether you are in the ideal range of weight corresponding to your height. It will also be helpful in knowing the amount of body fat you own which in turn will help...

The great rice debate – red vs white

Rice is known to be the staple food for half of the world’s population and according to latest research studies, 73% of the average calorie intake of Sri Lankans is supplied by rice. Modern day markets are full of different types of rice, some cultivated and processed...

Adequate consumption of water

Inadequate consumption of water (< 2 liters) Water is the single most vital necessity of our body. We can survive few days without food but have you ever tried staying back without water? No, you can’t because it is impossible as water is critical for almost all the...

Smoking – should we stop smoking?

Smoking - should we stop smoking? The habit of smoking has become a critical menace to the society despite the laws and regulations implemented by the government. The most likely cause for this is nothing else but the long term addiction where people are incapable of...

Alcohol – the truth about it

Alcohol - the truth about it Excessive consumption of alcohol It is true that Alcohol is usually considered to be a legal drug around the world but do you know that the usage of it beyond healthy limits can make a serious toll on your health?It is true that Alcohol is...