A lot of people have a misconception in their minds about joint pain as an inevitable sign of aging which can’t be reversed. However, this is not entirely true..
In today’s world of air and chair car travel, the emphasis is on traveling light. There is hardly any scope for carrying home cooked food and having it on the way as it used to happen 20 years ago when a journey itself used to be an event and a great deal of preparation used to go into it including carrying the food and the water.
Tobacco, the herb which was known for its medicinal properties has now become the deadliest substance in the world. It is the single greatest cause of preventable mortality and morbidity. Our country sees one million deaths per year. Around 90 million Indians are left diseased and 270 million people are living in distress owing to the consumption of tobacco.
By Mrs. Sunita Roy Chowdhury, Chief Dietician, Department of Dietetics, BLK Super Speciality Hospital, Pusa Road, New Delhi 110005.