Tag Archives: lifestyle


Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is an ailment which afflicts almost every household in the country, especially in the urbanpopullation. It is estimated that one in every third Indian suffers from high BP and this situation will lead to a hypertension epidemic by 2020. Normal blood pressure is counted in two parameters — systolic pressure of 120 mmHg and a ... Read More »

Future Lifestyle to buy 30% stake in fashion e-tailer Koovs: Report

Kishore Biyani-led Future Group is set to buy a 30 percent stake in online fashion retailer Koovs.com, according to a reportby The Economic Times. The move comes as a fresh attempt to crack the Indian e-commerce fashion market after the company’s unsuccessful bid to buy Jabong.com in 2016. The stake will be purchased by the group’s subsidiary Future Lifestyle Fashion for ... Read More »

Sedentary lifestyle leading women towards infertility

Representative image LUDHIANA: As the city is progressing towards a luxurious lifestyle, with swanky cars, an army of maids and servants, and machines to do our work, it is also seeing a surge in various diseases, earlier unknown to the public, but now becoming relatively common. One such disease is Poly Cystic Ovary Disorder, or PCOD. The disease is found ... Read More »

How India is planning to fight lifestyle diseases

In the early 1990s, when I used to be a health writer, Dr K Srinath Reddy, one of the country’s foremost public health advocates, used to lament the absence of any concern for “lifestyle diseases”, especially those that are diet related and hence reversible, in the public sphere. He would refer wistfully to the Danish model of reducing the burden ... Read More »

HealthHunt: Healthy lifestyle matters

Nutritionist Pooja Sachin Duggal was one of the top five women in the global diamond industry, spearheading the Indian arm of the Rapaport Group when she decided to follow her one true passion—holistic living. Thus, HealthHunt was born. In just over a year, HealthHunt has directly impacted 5 million users around the globe and has emerged as one of Asia’s ... Read More »

Wellness Made Easy: Two Simple Strategies That Will Help You Cultivate A Healthy Lifestyle

While many people realize that getting healthy would profoundly improve the quality of their work and social lives, most individuals don’t take the time to implement the lifestyle changes necessary to see the results they want. This is the case for several reasons, one of which is the perception that getting healthy will be hard. If this is your perception, ... Read More »

Lifestyle diseases strike early, 20% schoolchildren vulnerable

HYDERABAD: A new health study across city schools revealed disturbing trends on various health disorders among schoolchildren in Hyderabad with 1 in 5 kids vulnerable to lifestyle and metabolic diseases in adulthood. At least 20% of 18,000 children surveyed are at risk. Assessment was based on their waist-height ratio, which was in excess of the standard 0.5% in a survey by Address Health, which provides ... Read More »

Mark Zeff Sees His Lifestyle Brand as the Ultimate Expression of His Varied Interests

Growing up in Cape Town, Mark Zeff was a stellar athlete and, he admits, a mediocre student. Fortunately, the confidence he gained on the rugby field has served him well for a career in which he’s roved geographically and stylistically, orchestrating a staggering range of projects. He has designed hotel interiors, restaurants, bars, and spas as well as residences for the ... Read More »

Meghan Markle And The Price Of The Princess Lifestyle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle posed for two official engagement photos at Frogmore House in Windsor      Photo: Royal Family It’s been estimated that American actress Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry, scheduled next May 19, will translate into a £500 million boost for the British economy . The calculation by Brand Finance was based, among other factors, on the fact that the 2011 wedding of Prince William ... Read More »

Techies’ lifestyle results in a spurt of drive-ins in Cyberabad

Customers drive in while a staffer takes the order, directs it to concerned eatery and serves food in the vehicle. HYDERABAD: With nightlife and midnight cravings becoming a ritual for techies, more and more drive-in restaurants have sprung up in the Cyberabad area. Their number skyrockets in and around Hitec City and Madhapur. Drive-ins offer multiple options under one roof without ... Read More »