Welcome to M.V Hospital for Diabetes, established by late Prof. M.Viswanathan, Doyen of Diabetology in India in 1954 as a general hospital. In 1971 it became a hospital exclusively for Diabetes care. It has, at present,100 beds for the treatment of diabetes and its complications.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Health tips from around the world.

Some effective habits from across cultures to keep you healthy and fit...

1.       Eat without any distractions like the French and Italians do.
*      Pay attention to what you eat. Chew your food well , eat  slowly and focus on  the flavour  , texture and colours.
*      Savour your meals. Don’t be in a hurry to finish your meal.
*      Switch off TV and cell phones.

  Use fresh ingredients like the Russians, Japanese and Italians do.
*      Processed food and ready to eat meals seem easy and quick but may be loaded with harmful additives, and are  high in salt and sugar.
*      Use fresh seasonal food, visit the local market for fresh fruit and vegetables, plan a menu for the week so that you don’t waste time wondering what to cook.

SSpice it up like the Mexicans do.
Moderately  pungent food is actually not bad for the health.
*      Turmeric slows Alzheimers, chilli peppers increase metabolism and help you lose weight faster by making you eat slowly and giving your brain the time to realize you are full.

Take naps like the Spanish do
*      Afternoon siestas and power naps increase productivity, lower stress , improve memory , help lose weight. and add years to your life.
*      Napping for 20 to 30 minutes  4 times a week  lowers  risk of heart disease.