Articles by Roshni Mahesh
Roshni Mahesh

Moderate Physical Activity Improves Heart Health

In a study reported in journal Circulation, engaging in strenuous physical activity like walking, gardening and cycling two or three times a week lowered risk of heart disease, blood clots and strokes by 20 percent. Feb 18, 2015

Mediterranean Diet Prevents Strokes

Dr. Ayesha Sherzai and colleagues from the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, found that Mediterranean diet was highly effective in protecting against ischemic strokes. Feb 14, 2015

Low Levels of Vitamin D in Childhood Linked to Heart Disease

Results showed a direct link between low level of vitamin D (25-OH) in childhood and development of increased carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) or thickening of the innermost layers of the artery wall, a well-known factor which can increase the risk of atherosclerosis. Feb 12, 2015

Red Wine Can Help Burn Excess Fat

Latest research from the Oregon State University in US recommends overweight people to eat dark-coloured grapes or drink its juice or wine in moderation to best manage obesity and medical conditions caused by it, particularly fatty liver. Feb 11, 2015

Love Your Chili Peppers to Prevent Weight Gain

Scientists in US have identified a chemical compound in chili peppers which can neutralize the negative impact of a high-fat diet and prevent weight gain without restricting food intake. Feb 10, 2015