March 20 is World Oral Health Day – Unite for Mouth Health

March 20 is World Oral Health Day

The mouth is considered to be the gateway to one’s overall health and well-being. In other words, a healthy mouth is important for a healthy body. World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated every year on 20 March to raise awareness about this. Organized by the FDI World Dental Federation, WOHD is the largest global awareness campaign …More

COVID-19: What You Should Know about Face Masks

COVID-19: What You Should Know about Face Masks

COVID-19, the new coronavirus disease that was first identified in Wuhan, China was declared as a global emergency on January 31, 2020 and announced as a pandemic on March 11,2020 by the World Health Organization (WHO). With a total of 1629 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 41 deaths from the virus reported in the United States alone …More

General Guidelines for a Healthy Diet

Guidelines for a Healthy Diet

A healthy diet is a balanced diet that provides important vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to keep the body and mind strong and healthy. Eating healthy protects against malnutrition and minimizes risks of various diseases and health complications. However, increased production and consumption of processed foods, rapid urbanization and …More

Importance of Clean Hands to Prevent Spread of Infections

Clean Hands to Prevent Spread of Infections

Handwashing is an effective way to prevent the spread of bacterial and viral pathogens alike, during a regular flu season or while in the event of the outbreak of dangerous airborne viruses. This infection prevention tip has gained more relevance with the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). As the threat from this respiratory illness grows …More

Common Skin Care Myths and the Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]

Skin Care Myths and the Facts

We are exposed to lot of skincare information, especially on the Internet. There are plenty of misconceptions about what should and shouldn’t be used on skin. Knowing the difference between myth and fact can lead to better decisions when caring for your skin …More

Vitamins and Minerals Essential for Athletes

Vitamins and Minerals Essential for Athletes

Essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals contribute to our overall well-being. However, due to their high activity levels, athletes need more nutrients than less-active or sedentary people. To build an athletic body and keep their energy levels high to beat fatigue and ensure the best performance, athletes need to follow a balanced …More

Foods to Forego during Pregnancy

Foods to Forego during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is often looked upon as the most wonderful phase in a woman’s life. Following a balanced diet plays a key role as you get ready to welcome your baby into the world. While you need more calcium, vitamins, iron and protein for your baby to develop and grow properly, you should pay close attention to avoiding certain foods and beverages …More