Faiza Khondokar | The Daily Star
  • Faiza Khondokar

  • Consanguineous marriage - Yes or No?

    Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Franklin Roosevelt, Saddam Hussein, Queen Victoria, King Phillip II of Spain, Satyajit Ray- people from different religions, upbringings, eras, vocations and regions of the world. But surprisingly, they had one thing in common- they had all married their cousins.
  • World Cancer Day 2018

    An insight to gynaecological and breast cancer

    Cancer is at the moment one of the most daunting and pressing health issues around the world, and research and other related work are being conducted around the world to find long term solutions to this critical and varied disease, if not a cure.
  • Reading Food Labels Correctly

    Knowing what type of nutrients are present in the processed food that we eat and their exact amount is the key to being a cautious eater. Food labels or nutritional labels make it much easier to compare food and find nutritional values that suit the body.
  • Taking out the trash

    Managing the waste that we produce everyday plays a crucial role in our lives. It is almost like an 'art.’ As easy as it might sound, it may actually be more complicated, especially if you want to manage your waste by disposing them properly and not harming anyone or anything in the process.
  • Diet plan for weight loss

    Intermittent fasting- the new diet planner in town

    Intermittent fasting, as the name suggests, is a dieting scheme or plan which involves a period of eating, followed by a period of not eating, repeated over time. Of course, water is consumed during the fasting period, including fluids like fruit juices, tea, coffee etc. but, without sugar, or very small amounts of sugar, preferably less than 50 calories.