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Liver Failure: Are You At Risk

This article is about liver disease, liver failure causes, liver failure symptoms, and liver failure treatment.

Healthy Liver: Critical to Survival Liver is one of the most critical organs of human body. It won't be wrong to say that liver health determines how healthy you are. Just like your heart, your liver must function properly for a healthy body!! Of late, there have been numerous reports about people suffering liver failure. How does a liver fail? What are the symptoms?

Two years back, we experienced one of the most distressing times in our family, as the youngest member from my husband's family suffered liver problem. The day is still fresh in my memory - the boy was just a 12 year old then. It all started with a feast in a 5-star hotel, where the boy savored tandoori chicken. Probably the infection started from there. A couple of days later, he started experiencing abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever. He was admitted to one of the most prestigious hospitals …

IBS: Symptoms, Treatment

Experiencing digestive problems and altered bowel habits for more than 12 weeks? This could be IBS.

Though the actual cause of IBS is unknown, it is known to be triggered by abnormalities in your gastrointestinal system, which may cause either too strong or weak contractions, which may speed up or slow passage of food from the stomach to the rectum.













IBS Symptoms
Common signs & symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome include:


gascrampingbloatingabdominal painconstipationdiarrheaurinary frequencyrectal bleedingweight lossfood sensitivitiesheart burnaltered bowel habits

IBS Treatment Be choosy about what you eat and drink, since the condition is primarily the result of food sensitivities and allergies. Identify the food triggers that contribute to the symptoms. Signs of IBS vary from one person to another, so your symptoms may be different from that of another person.Avoid alcohol, caffeine, and sugary drinks, which affect metabolism.Monitor food combinations - Are you combining white foo…

Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart attack is a dreaded word, which none of us want to hear, isn't it? With hundreds of thousands of valuable lives lost annually to cardiac arrest, it is but critical to understand the initial symptoms of heart attack.
Immediate Remedy for acute symptoms of heart attack
Carry cayenne pepper in your bag or keep in your glove compartment at all times. If you think heart attack symptoms are present, take a small pile of cayenne in your hand, eat it all and drink water, then head to the hospital or call emergency. This simple household remedy has saved many lives.




Cayenne for Heart AttackPreliminary evidence claims that cayenne acts as aspirin to thin the blood and restore blood supply to the heart.


I believe the credit for this "possible remedy" goes to capsaicin content of cayenne pepper. However, medical research is still under way to establish this claim fully. Moreover, this remedy isn't recommended for those on blood thinners. Anecdotal evidence supports this claim,…

Flax Seeds Benefits: How To Make Flax Meal at home

There is a lot of buzz about flax seeds these days? Ever wondered what flax is all about? Wondering how flax benefits health and how do you put it to regular use? Well, there are reasons galore to make flax seeds a part of your regular diet. There are innumerable ways to include flax seeds in your everyday meal plans - from cakes to cookies, from savories to crispies, from curries to rotis, from ladoos to sweets, flax seeds can be put to many uses.

Let's go straight to flax seed benefits first and see why you need to include this superfood in your diet.

Flax seeds supply your body with alpha-linolenic (omega-3) and linoleic (omega-6), which are the most essential fatty acids that are essential to our health. Upon ingestion, your body converts these highly reactive fatty acids into phospholipids, required by the membranes surrounding the cells and the organelles within. 

According to the American Nutrition Association, flax seeds are a neglected food for the body and skin.  "…

Eggless Whole Wheat Cookies With Coconut

If you are fond of coconut, you cannot ignore these coconut cookies with whole wheat flour.
The eggless atta coconut cookies are melt in the mouth and make great accompaniments with tea.Crunchy, crispy and so coconutty without baking powder or any raising agents! What makes these coconut cookies crunchy then? Well, the autolyzed dough holds the key to making atta cookies crunchy and crispy without baking agents.


Kids love them coconut biscuits like anything. My sweet little niece is here and she simply fell in love with these beauties.

I have been in love with coconut cookies since ages. My first attempt at making these eggless whole wheat cookies with coconut was a success.


Here's the simple recipe of atta coconut cookies for you.

How to make eggless coconut cookies with whole wheat:
1 cup- oats flour/oatmeal
1/4 cup- whole wheat flour or barley flour (+2bsp)
 1 cup desiccated coconut
2 tbsp- butter/ghee ( clarified butter)
3 tbsp- olive oil or any seed oil or even ghee
4 tbsp o…
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Authentic South Indian Recipes

Authentic South Indian Recipes
If you love south Indian food, do not leave without checking this page. Dedicated to Chitra Balachander, a south Indian homemaker, the page is all about taking a journey into her south Indian kitchen. Travel with me to her kitchen to savor traditional south Indian food.

North Indian Punjabi Recipes

North Indian Punjabi Recipes
If Punjabi recipes tempt your taste buds, then this page is a must-visit. Take a peep into Anita Chahal aunty's kitchen and see what authentic Punjabi food is all about. You will also find fusion recipes from Anita aunty's Punjabi kitchen. Not to mention, she has started to share OPOS recipes as well.