Love to gorge on beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat as part of your evening snacks daily? Beware, these processed meats laced with chemicals such as nitrates, to preserve them from spoilage, may contribute to mania -- an abnormal mood state characterized by hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia, a study has found.
A study of 200,000 respondents by Optum has found that 46 per cent of the Indian workforce reports suffering from some form of stress.
Stress is the body's natural response to pressure. It can have a negative effect on your body, mood, as well as behaviour, with wide-ranging effects like headaches, anxiety, fatigue and irritability.
Shifting to healthy drinks is a new trend these days. With an eye on growing cases of gastro-intestinal diseases, health drinks are penetrating aggressively in the market.
Probiotic drinks, known only to a select few until recently, are now flooding the Indian market like never before. Every supermarket fridge is now laden with these products, known as “gut friendly” food. Estimated to be Rs. 15 million market, India is fast becoming one of the world’s fastest growing dairy products markets.