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  • I am feeling stressed - Kick this line away

    In Health Tips On 07 April 2017

        She felt a vague set of emotions engulfing her at times. In middle of a party she   would want to allude all and take a quite lonely corner. In a flourishing home a   supportive husband and lovely two kids and her own flourishing career. She   always looked for a time where she would be all alone and try to sort out her   overwhelming thoughts and feelings. Everyone around could see the waves of   changes she was going through they took it as a routine stress. Slowly the black   cloud creeped in and soon she succumbed to the clinically diagnosed depression     Never leave the signs of depression unattended. Each of you is aware of the   symptoms of depression. Worst part about being inflicted by depression is that the   person or the close ones try to dig into to the reasons behind it   STOP  there.   Reasons or causes may be deep rooted and not easy to uncover.     Shift your focus on to winning over the depression.   Did you know it is very easy to pull yourself out of the eye of this tornado at the   beginning stages .It creeps into your life as the disguised wolf, the term we use very   loosely I am feeling stressed . Nip it in the bud with no retreat centers, no gigantic   changes in your routine just taking care of you mental health.   All you have been doing for your physical fitness fits in to keep you mentally fit too.   Saying in laymans terms: The Food you eat. The physical activities you indulge into.   In todays world of opportunities there are ample of food options as well as fitness   options.   While the fitness options ranging from a stroll in a park to aerobics, yoga, gym, sports   many of them are left unexplored. While look at the food menus correcting it the   Junk food menus you would have explored them all. Ranging from pizzas to pastas,   exotic breads, Indian cuisines, Chinese, Lebanese, Thai, Mexican and tempting   confectionaries all processed to harm your physical as well as the mental health.   What you were not aware all these foods are marring you of your mental health. Junk foods are highly addictive. Once you get glued to them you miss your nutrients for brain that a healthy meal would yield. Junk food causes inflammation to your brain. The person suffering from this is hungry all the time. Junk food lowers our to form new memories and learn new things rapidly. It is a vicious circle- junk food can make us feel pleasure when we are sad, so we eat more, which makes us sadder.   Would you agree with me the age 15 to 50 is more stressed and thus   depressed now a days? See the correlation in the tables below. What they   consume is what their brains perceive.    It is so easy to keep mentally healthy just eat a balanced healthy diet.   Every time when you yell at your kids after results I got 100% marks in maths   when I was of your age just think of all the junk you have been feeding them   and its impact on their brain growth.     Glued to TV, Mobile, internet  Another cause of stress.   Do an experiment- Tomorrow morning do not press the snooze button. You will be   definitely waking up 30 mins prior to your daily time. Give this time to an early   morning stroll or a light yoga or aerobics. Now notice your day carefully today. Were you little easy going? Did that post walk or exercise smile kept glued to your face today? Did you forgive everyone today? Did you need less of that caffeine dose today?   This is what exercise and active life style does to you   Depression will not even get closer to you with the two golden rules being   followed.                                                                   

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Arogyam a Sanskrit word which means  "diseases free". Arogyam program is full of  knowledge so that you may experience and even maintain  a higher sense of wellbeing in your body and a better sense of harmony with your surroundings. It accounts for the fact that every human being is unique and an ever-evolving entity whose nutritional needs change with every phase in life. That season, location, stresses, lifestyle, attitude, family, work, friends, everything plays an important role in deciding what your body needs at a given time. We like to call my nutrition program "Arogyam program" because of the  belief that being overweight is itself a disease moreover if you are carrying high blood sugar uric acid or disturbed lipid profile etc you are not a disease free person .  All these can be corrected along with weight with disciplined diet &lifestyle modifications. As you can make out, its not a 'weight-loss' program, if at all, have to label it, it is a 'complete health program. It will educate you to make intelligent choices about food and exercise, taking into account your lifestyle and your fitness goals, and will keep you young in your body and sharp in your mind. Will you lose weight with Arogyam program ? Yes, as a by-product with complete fitness.   And what about workout? Its non-negotiable. You have to move your body, choose your way-gymming, running, Yoga, yor choice! We will help you with how and when. Established in the year 2009, Arogyam Health & Wellness Centre is involved in providing solutions for Weight Management and Lifestyle Related Disorders. We are providing wellness programs for       [*]      Weight Management [*]      Weight management with Diabetes [*]      Weight management with Dyslipidemia            [*]      Weight management with PCOD/PCOS [*]      Weight management with Hypothyroidism [*]      Weight management with Hyperuricemia [*]      Pre & Post Natal  weight & health management Program [*]      Pre Marital Wellness Program   The wellness programs are provided by our trained professionals after taking detailed medical, family and nutritional history. Further, while designing the particular programs we take care of following [*]     Body constitution according to Vedic science [*]     Age and gender [*]     Medical background [*]     Food likes and dislikes [*]     Present routine (diet and lifestyle) [*]     Ritual & Cultural factors [*]     Professional limitations [*]     Blood Group. [*]     Climate and seasons [*]     The special highlights are healthy options while eating out, healthy socialising, healthy grocery shopping list etc.   We are aware of a famous saying that "Health is Wealth". In today's fast paced, hectic and stressed life we normally tend to forget these golden words. We tend to neglect our health and unknowingly adopt unhealthy eating habits and fall prey to the unhealthy lifestyle. To remain happy one has to be healthy and fit, we are here to guide you to achieve the goal of your good health and wellness. A little bit of discipline in eating habits and proper diet, we can maintain our health and enjoy our life to the full extent. As per vedic sciences, the human body needs a balance between the three fundamental doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) that help in preserving health. In order to achieve this balance, it is essential to opt for a healthy lifestyle that assists you in eliminating impurities from your body and gives prominence to eating the right kind of foods, at the right time and in the right manner. No matter what stage of your life you may be in, it is never too late to take a forward step towards wellness. It has been seen that people who have embraced healthy diet and eating habits into their lifestyle and have altered their daily routines for the better are experiencing a complete & healthy assimilation of their mind, body and soul. According to Vedic scriptures, every individual has unique needs for balance. Since diet is one of the most important tools for achieving balance, we generally design individualized diets . analysing suitings , non suitings, food intolrances specific to a person and preparing guidelines for after program document . Notwithstanding the individualized approach to choosing foods for balance, there are some universally applicable principles that are important to follow.     PROGRAM GUIDELINES           As you enroll for the Arogyam wellness Program a few guidelines are expected to be followed by you. This will certainly enable achievement of the results that you so dearly wish to attain.   Each program will independently deliver results. Success would depend on the complete adherence to the program guidelines. Contact through Email /phone/personal will be maintained throughout the course of the respective Program. Progress will be asked for from the individual undergoing the Program and also analysed through repeated investigations. Each member on the program needs to undergo a Lifestyle and Habit Analysis, Medical Examination Feedback and Input Analysis to attain target weight and biochemical parameters. The Programs provide the user a way of losing weight effectively and maintain health parameters by Combination of Foods, and kitchen herbs and lifestyle modifications. Consumption of recommended foods during the program is essential to maintain nutritional adequacy. The program does not involve the use of any drugs, surgery, liposuction, body wrap or deep heat which are considered harmful in the long run. Arogyam reserves the right to alter/ change/ substitute the program contents. In case the member fails to achieve the desired target weight loss, it is mainly because of due to deviations from the program guidelines by the member or due to some medical issues. Therefore all possible care should be taken to follow the Program in toto. Clinic will retain the members photograph if taken, for record purposes only. Such photographs will not be used for publicity/promotion activities without explicit written consent of the member.