The Best Way to Stop Smoking

What is the best strategy to quit smoking? Should you approach it slowly or is it better instead to throw away your packet of cigarettes the next day and not to touch it ever again? Here’s a report on the conclusion drawn by researchers recently in a British study. To limit it to five cigarettes a day, then two, before completely dropping it: that is the wish of many smokers. If this calculation seems reasonable at first, a study by the...

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Three Meals a Day?

It appears that the French are still attached to their habit of three daily meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. In 2010, while the gastronomic habits of the French were included by UNESCO in the list of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, a team of researchers wondered if the French gastronomic model of three meals a day has always been the standard. To find concrete evidence, scientists from the Pierre and Marie Curie...

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Why Knowledge of Food and Nutrition is Important for You

An important factor that will determine your quality of life is your knowledge of nutrition and the quality of food that you eat. If you want to live a healthy life avoiding frequent visits to the doctor’s clinic, you must be inquisitive about the effects of food on your body. This knowledge doesn’t cost you much. In today’s world it is possible to gather this knowledge from the internet and a few good books on diet and...

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How to Avoid Visit to a Doctor

I am not prescribing that you should avoid going to a doctor if you have an illness or fall sick! I am trying to tell you that you should search and probe the ways that would help you to largely avoid sickness and then you would not have to go through the harassment of seeing doctors and undergoing a number of, what could be, needless medical tests. The world would save a lot of money, effort, resources and above all pain and anguish if the...

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Obesity is caused by Diet, not Lack of Exercise

It is the kind of food and the quantity of it that can keep you perpetually overweight or obese. Indeed, it is bad diet rather than lack of exercise that causes obesity. So your weight gain has no relation with your sedentary habits or your inability to spend an hour a day on the treadmill. Of course frequent physical exercise can help you to maintain good health and can reduce the risk of developing ailments ranging from cardiovascular...

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Neko Bouquet

I was first introduced to this “original skin care soap” by my father during one sweltering Indian summer way back in the 70’s. In those days the soap was produced in india by Parke Davis, once the world’s largest drug manufacturer. Although the proprietary trademark is still owned by Parke Davis & Company LLC, USA, Neko soap is now marketed in India by Pfizer Limited. All my life I have sweated a lot in the summer...

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