Posts tagged "obesity"


Saving Yourself from the Silent Killer!

May 2nd, 2014 Posted by Health, Heart 0 comments on “Saving Yourself from the Silent Killer!”

In the 1960s & 70s, we Indians were not too worried about being at risk for heart disease. Back then, heart attacks were something that other people got! Since then, there’s been a sea change in the scenario, especially in the last decade. (more…)


If a child dies young, parents are the killers!

May 2nd, 2014 Posted by Child Care, Health 0 comments on “If a child dies young, parents are the killers!”

Look at the statistics…

“Nearly 16 per cent of children in our country are overweight and 31 per cent are in the risk of falling in this category” as per Dr S Anshuman, a child specialist. An individual with a BMI of 25 to 29.9 is clinically classified as overweight. A BMI of 30 or more is classified as obese. To know your child’s BMI, click the link, (more…)