4 easy tips for a productive morning

It is not easy create a productive morning routine, but the benefits outweigh the labour and initial discomfort. What you do first thing in the morning, good or bad, sets the mood for the rest of the day. In the end, a productive morning means one stresses less, is more efficient, and has more energy to tackle the day ahead! Here is a guide for making your day as productive as a Fortune 500 CEO.

Summer fruits for diabetes: What to eat, and how much?

We generally tend to think that sweet things are not good for people with diabetes. At first glance this seems to make sense. However, there is a big difference between the sugar that we find in a fruit and in the added sugar that we might sprinkle on top. In a fruit, the fructose accompanied by fibre, vitamins, minerals, and so many other nutrients are good for our bodies.  Fruits have other health benefits, ranging from controlling high blood pressure to reducing inflammation and even blood sugar levels. A person with diabetes should not avoid fruit in general, as it is essential for a balanced diet. When eating fruits, all we need to be mindful of is our serving sizes — one serving of fresh fruit is approximately the amount that can fit into the palm of an adult hand!

5 top reasons to eat mangoes every day

Mangoes are not only great in taste, but have significant health benefits. High in vitamin and nutrient content, mangoes also improve digestion, lowers cholesterol levels in blood, reduce the risk of anaemia, etc. Here are just some of the health benefits of mangoes.

Sleep pattern adjustment during Ramadan

Where Ramadan is a time to get closer to our religion through abstinence and discipline, more often than not, sleep and routine disruptions cause crankiness and low productivity levels during fasting.

Navigating Ramadan with ulcer

Stomach or gastric ulcers form when the thick mucus layer that protects the stomach from digestive juices breaks down, resulting the stomach lining tissues being eroded by digesting acids.

Ramadan and Diabetes: Everything to know while fasting

Diabetes can really bring one down to their knees especially during Ramadan by causing their blood sugar levels drop, making one feel more fatigued and weaker.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

4 easy tips for a productive morning

It is not easy create a productive morning routine, but the benefits outweigh the labour and initial discomfort. What you do first thing in the morning, good or bad, sets the mood for the rest of the day. In the end, a productive morning means one stresses less, is more efficient, and has more energy to tackle the day ahead! Here is a guide for making your day as productive as a Fortune 500 CEO.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Summer fruits for diabetes: What to eat, and how much?

We generally tend to think that sweet things are not good for people with diabetes. At first glance this seems to make sense. However, there is a big difference between the sugar that we find in a fruit and in the added sugar that we might sprinkle on top. In a fruit, the fructose accompanied by fibre, vitamins, minerals, and so many other nutrients are good for our bodies.  Fruits have other health benefits, ranging from controlling high blood pressure to reducing inflammation and even blood sugar levels. A person with diabetes should not avoid fruit in general, as it is essential for a balanced diet. When eating fruits, all we need to be mindful of is our serving sizes — one serving of fresh fruit is approximately the amount that can fit into the palm of an adult hand!

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

5 top reasons to eat mangoes every day

Mangoes are not only great in taste, but have significant health benefits. High in vitamin and nutrient content, mangoes also improve digestion, lowers cholesterol levels in blood, reduce the risk of anaemia, etc. Here are just some of the health benefits of mangoes.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

CPR: Essential First Aid for saving lives

Anyone can learn CPR to make home and workplace safer. To learn CPR, there are tonnes of inexpensive ways to learn it. Anyone can learn to become a life saver.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Marie Stopes Bangladesh opens premium maternity hospital in Mirpur

With a vision to provide quality maternity healthcare services, Marie Stopes Bangladesh (MSB) has taken the philanthropic initiative to open a premium maternity hospital in Mirpur to serve its important clients, exclusively.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Coronary heart disease – things you must know

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death globally. Study shows that with certain precautions, one can significantly lower the risk of having a heart attack. A description of the causes, symptoms, preventive measures and other important facts about heart diseases has been provided below.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Want to lose weight like Taslima Nasreen?

Reactions amongst social media users are high after a post by author Taslima Nasreen, where she claimed to lose around 20 kgs of weight last Tuesday night. In her Twitter account, she also mentioned being overjoyed about wearing her favourite summer trousers, saris and casual shirts once again. Most of the comments that followed either expressed gratitude on her achievement or asked about the details of the accomplishment. While we don’t know how Taslima Nasrin reduced her weight so effectively, here’s a few pointers from Star Lifestyle.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

The right diet for beautiful skin and hair

Clean eating is now more important than ever if you want skin and hair that lights up a room.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

The essential foot care guide

What is a part of our body that is overworked every day and yet always taken for granted? Our feet!

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Tips for a safe pregnancy

Here are a list of things to do and avoid for a safer and healthier pregnancy.