On a low-carb diet, you can have light beer, red wine or whiskey in pure forms -- since they are carb-free. But alcohol is harmful for health and its consumption must be avoided for good overall health.
Tips To Stay Fit After 40Turning forty is a milestone that is celebrated, but it can also be the age when certain health conditions start creeping in. So here are some tips by Dr Sheela Nambiar, author of the book Fit At Forty, to stay fit at the age of 40.
Build up reserves of Calcium and strengthen your bones, particularly before you are 35 years old. Rich sources of Calcium include milk and milk products like cheese, paneer, dahi, lassi (buttermilk), raita, kheer and kulfi.
Eating food cooked on wood or coal may impair your lungs increaserisk of respiratory illness or death. Acute respiratory disease hospitalisations or deaths were 36 per cent higher among those who used wood or coal for cooking, researchers warned.
If you are planning to deprive your taste buds of junk food such as pastries, french fries, burgers and pizza, expect to suffer withdrawal symptoms similar to what drugs addicts experience, said a study