A recent article Why Do South Asians Have Such High Rates of Heart Disease? in The New York Times | Feb 12, 2019 issue is interesting and very important for all South Asians living here in the US. The study cited the article makes it clear that despite so called “healthy & good life style” this ethnic group seems to “have a greater tendency to store body fat in places where it shouldn’t be, like the liver, abdomen and muscles. Fat that accumulates in these areas, known as visceral or ectopic fat, causes greater metabolic damage than fat that is stored just underneath the skin, known as subcutaneous fat.“
The New York Times has an posts How to Get Stronger in the New Year offers “six ways to build muscle, even if you don’t have much time to work out”. Very useful for seniors to maintain a healthy life style.
How a Wellness expert spend their typical weekend? Well, The New York Times has a Sunday routine of wellness expert Dr Deepak Chopra – How Deepak Chopra, Wellness Expert, Spends His Sundays. According to The Post’s reporter Alix Strauss “There is yoga, there is walking, there is meditation. There is mindfulness, there is reflection, there is detachment. And there is also coffee, lots of coffee.” ∞
The New York Times Editor Tim Herrera has an excellent post How to Be Happier, Safer, Healthier and Smarter in 2018 with very useful tips for all of us who want to lead a healthier & happier 2018 & beyond. The article is full of resource links. What a great way to start New Year 2018!!
The New York times post A Lesson From the Biggest Losers: Exercise Keeps Off the Weight, result of a study from “Biggest Looser” television show suggest that exercise is key to loosing weight. Very important lesson for us all!
A very interesting book entitled An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back by Elizabeth Rosenthal from Kaiser Health News. This is very interesting book and has already The New York Times best seller.
Recently I have been interested in short exercises, stretching & other forms of exercises that don’t involve gym membership or unnecessary equipment. In this post, I am putting together a selected lists of articles on yoga, short exercise and other physical training for easy reference.
Very interesting news report The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say in New York Times explaining results of two recent scientific research published in journal Science. Over the years various reasons have been given why humans & animals need sleep. Results of these two studies (one, two) suggests that sllep is needed to get the things we learned each day. Very interesting read!