10 High Tech Tools for Your New age Indian Kitchen

10 High Tech Tools for Your New age Indian Kitchen
10 High Tech Tools for Your New age Indian Kitchen

Cooking is no longer about good knife and a set of pans. Like in any other field, technology is changing the face of kitchen too. Are you looking to make your cooking a little faster, or are you tired with old pans and pots…..check this post out. You will for sure find something of interest for your kitchen too.

Rotimatic Robotic Roti Maker

This is one tool which every household would love to have – automatic roti maker. This one measures, mixes, kneads, flattens, cooks, puffs and serves you hot rotis….just like that. It can be used to make any kind of flat bread. The good news is you can buy it from amazon.in.

Rotimatic Robotic Roti Maker
Rotimatic Robotic Roti Maker

Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker with WeMo

You can start cooking even if you are at work. WeMo technology makes it possible to control your cook pot from anywhere. WeMo uses wifi or mobile network to control home electronics from phone. The app provides options to monitor cooking time, allows to change cooking temperature, adjust cook-time up or down, shift to warm setting or even turn off the slow Cooker. This pot can be managed without the app as well.

Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker with WeMo
Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker with WeMo

Hello Egg

The Hello Egg is an AI-powered kitchen assistant that will help you to cook. It is a voice activated countertop assistant and it can project cooking videos and build grocery lists. As the name suggests, it looks like an egg timer. You can ask hello egg for any recipe and it will play the video with proper instructions. It’s like Siri or Alexa….but for kitchen. The Egg also offers music streaming, weather forecasts, reminders, and audio news feeds. https://www.fastcompany.com/4028214/hello-egg-is-like-alexa-for-your-kitchen If you are new to cooking or get your kitchen into a mess, you must get one of these egg. Though this product is yet to make its foray into market, you can check out its details here

Hello Egg
Hello Egg

Monday Mug

This is a magic mug or Heat sensitive mug. The paint coated over this mug is heat sensitive, so when something hot is poured into the cup, it changes its color and once temperature drops, it gets back to its old looks. This happens due to Thermochromism.  Thermochromism is the property of certain materials to change their own color in response to a change in temperature. So go ahead and get your magic mug and surprise your guests or get one for yourself. Now even mugs are available wherein you could insert your family picture. Image will appear only when you add hot coffee, tea or water.

Monday Mug
Monday Mug

Air Fryer

Air fryer is in the market for some time. Just thought of adding it to this list as it gives an option for people to eat crisps and chips without guilt. With air fryer one can get nice food with crisp exterior and moist interior and that also without the need of too much oil. In air fryer basically hot air circulates all around the food and cooks it from inside. You can cook food at a fraction of time in comparison to oven.

Air Fryer
Air Fryer

Digital Nutrition Scale

Are you a health freak or are you in the process of getting fit and healthy. Then you must get this nutrition scale for sure. In addition to providing details on calories, carbohydrate, protein and fat content it also provides details on sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium and vitamin K. Place your food on the balance, enter the food code (based on codes provided in the manual) and that’s it….the scale will give you nutrient information based on product weight.

Digital Nutrition Scale
Digital Nutrition Scale

Digital Smart Multicooker 

It can replace a stove, an oven, a fryer, a yogurt maker, a bread maker and a steamer. You can cook main dishes, side dishes, soups and porridges. It can help you in saving lot of your kitchen space. Temperature can be set between 40 10 160 degree C. It can be programmed for 12 minutes to 12 hours. It provides 3D heating. It can even heat up preecooked food and can keep food warm for 24 hours.

Digital Smart Multicooker
Digital Smart Multicooker

Electric Potato Peeler

Read more10 High Tech Tools for Your New age Indian Kitchen

Why Indians should be worried about Superbugs ?

antibiotic resistance and superbugs in India

India on one side is world’s biggest consumer of antibiotics and on other side in India antibiotic resistant superbugs are on the rise. In India, antibiotic-resistant infections in new born babies alone claim 60,000 lives each year.  News hit headlines when last year a woman from US died after being infected by a superbug  named carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), a multidrug-resistant organism (resistant to a total of 14 antibiotics) during her visit to India. If we go by research reports, one in every four samples of Escherichia coli and all samples of Klebsiella pneumonia in India will be resistant to key last-resort antibiotics by 2030.

Antibiotic Resistance and Superbugs in India

The scary point is, it can affect anyone, of any age. If urgent action is not taken, we will soon head back to ‘post-antibiotic era’ where lives were lost to small infections & minor injuries.

Antibiotic resistance has become one of the biggest threats to health, especially in developing countries like India. Microorganisms are becoming resistant to the antibiotics used to treat the infections they cause, leading to longer illnesses & more deaths. Benefits of advanced medical treatments such as chemotherapy & major surgery will be completely lost. Already a growing list of infections like pneumonia, tuberculosis, blood poisoning & gonorrhoea are becoming difficult to treat.

The current antibiotic resistance crisis is the result of:

  1. over-prescribing & dispensing of antibiotics
  2. misuse of antibiotics by patients
  3. over-use & misuse of antibiotics in livestock, fish farming & on plants
  4. lack of new antibiotics being developed
  5. poor infection control in hospitals, clinics & farms
  6. lack of toilets & proper sewage disposal

It’s just not humans who are over using antibiotics, but livestock’s too. If we have to believe they are used  more each year on healthy animals than on sick humans. Tetracycline, penicillin, erythromycin, and other antimicrobials that are important in human use are used extensively in the absence of disease in today’s livestock production.

Antibiotic makers are also contributing towards drug resistance. It is estimated that 80% of the antibiotics sold by multinational pharmaceutical companies in the global market are manufactured in India and China. It was alarming to learn that a drug factory in India was found to have the same level of antibiotics in its wastewater as in the blood of a person under treatment for severe infection.

In India antibiotic resistant superbugs are on the rise.

What can we do to avoid this situation from becoming worse

Read moreWhy Indians should be worried about Superbugs ?

Secondary Infertility : What is it and Why does it happen

Secondary Infertility : What is it and Why does it happen
Female Reproductive age is the main culprit. With age, chance of getting pregnant naturally diminishes

‘Secondary infertility’ adds up to about 20-30 per cent cases of total infertility cases that happens in India. As per reports  instances of women facing problems getting pregnant for the second time is a growing concern especially in urban India.

I already have a child, so why can’t I get pregnant again?……you are facing Secondary Infertility

We have a kind of thought process that goes like, if you succeed with first pregnancy then it would happen naturally second time too….but this not be the case. The fact is, it is extremely difficult for couples to believe that they will have to take some medical intervention to become parents again.

Secondary Infertility is defined as “When a woman is unable to bear a child, either due to the inability to become pregnant or the inability to carry a pregnancy to a live birth following either a previous pregnancy or a previous ability to carry a pregnancy to a live birth.”

So this includes women

Who repeatedly and spontaneously miscarry

Whose pregnancy results in a stillbirth

Are unable to carry pregnancy to a live birth (failed/successful first pregnancy)

Secondary infertility:  Why does it happen?

Female Reproductive age is the main culprit. With age, chance of  getting pregnant naturally diminishes. Women are born with all of the eggs (oocytes) they will ever have. As women age their ovarian reserve diminishes, which means that their egg quantity and quality decreases with time.

Status of the pelvic organs. Presence of fibroid or a polyp in uterus could be the trouble maker

About one-third of infertility cases are related to male infertility. It could be due to low or absent sperm count, problems with sperm shape or problems with sperm motility

Weight too could be the problem. Being over or underweight alters ovulation in women. It also can impact sperm health in men.

Lifestyle diseases like diabetes, blood pressure, cardiovascular problems and even depression can lead to secondary infertility

The everyday stress of being a parent can also be a contributing factor. Sleep deprivation,  busy household, managing a toddler  all can add to it.

Secondary infertility

Secondary Infertility Treatment Options

Treatment option does not mean head straight to IVF clinic. The truth is many fertility treatment options are available like infertility medications to intrauterine insemination. But the key point is more you delay, more difficult it’s going to be. Medical team suggests that couple should meet fertility specialist if they are unable to get pregnant again after six months of trying if they are over 35, or one year of trying if they are under 35. 

Very much like primary infertility, secondary infertility screening will also include looking for hormonal, environmental, immunological and physiological causes.

Semen Analysis – Male patients will have to go for semen analysis to determine motility and sperm count

Female check up – This would include ultrasounds to determine whether ovulation and egg release is happening normally,  X-ray to look for blocked fallopian tubes etc

Once detailed check up and discussion are carried out expert could suggest the treatment procedure.

This could start with

Read moreSecondary Infertility : What is it and Why does it happen

A teaspoon less of salt, sugar and oil

"A teaspoon less of salt, sugar and oil" for better health
“A teaspoon less of salt, sugar and oil” for better health

“A teaspoon less of salt, sugar and oil — that’s the Indian Medical Association’s mantra for tackling lifestyle diseases”. This title reminded me of the video “Salt, Sugar and Oil: What You Need to Know” by Michael Klaper, M.D. There are two significant reasons why we should control our Salt, Sugar and Oil intake.

Reason 1 – New age life threatening lifestyle diseases like obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease is linked back to excessive eating of salt, sugar and oil.

Reason 2 – Salt, sugar and oil leads to food addiction. The more we eat, the more we want, also called “Pleasure Trap”.

All about Salt

Salt or sodium chloride is an essential mineral to life. Sodium is essential to control the body fluid, maintains electrolyte balance, and is an integral part of nerve and muscle function. But consuming too much salt constricts blood vessels, which is dangerous because this makes heart to work extra hard. It also increases the risk of heart disease, heart failure, stroke, and kidney disease. Edema is another side effect of excess salt intake. A high salt intake can cause calcium losses through the urine, which can increase the risk of osteoporosis. A high salt diet during childhood could increase the risk of stomach cancer by damaging the stomach lining and increasing the growth of the bacteria Helicobacter pylori, asthma by increasing bronchial reactivity and kidney disease by increasing protein urea.

Teaspoon less of Salt:

If you intend to add salt to your food, add it at the table and not while cooking

Never add extra salt to your snacks and chats

Replace salt wherever possible with lemon juice other salt-free seasonings and flavored vinegars

All about Sugar

The scary thing about sugar is that, it’s difficult to weed it out from us,  It’s addictive and toxic…. like a drug. In addition to causing  increase in obesity, diabetes and heart disease, sugar causes mood swings, fatigue, headaches, sagging skin, gum disease and tooth decay.

Teaspoon less of Sugar:

Ditch sugar in tea and coffee

Opt for sugar free snacks like popcorn

Use natural substitutes of sugar (Do not recommend artificial sweeteners)

Cross check food labels when you buy processed food

Salt, Sugar and Oil
“A teaspoon less of salt, sugar and oil — that’s the Indian Medical Association’s mantra for tackling lifestyle diseases”

All about Oil

Read moreA teaspoon less of salt, sugar and oil

Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women

Cardiovascular disease and Women
A woman’s lifetime risk of dying from heart disease is eight times greater than that of breast cancer

If you thought we lose maximum number of our women to Breast cancer, then you are wrong. Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women. A woman’s lifetime risk of dying from heart disease is eight times greater than that of breast cancer.  The most worrying factor is that now heart ailments are affecting more women in the reproductive age group, unlike in the past when women got it mostly after menopause. This could be because levels of oestrogen, a hormone which gives extra protection to women’s heart is found in low levels in young women due to changing lifestyle, early onset of diabetes, obesity and related ailments and physical inactivity.

Some Women heart facts:

Cardiovascular disease and women

  • A greater proportion of women (52 percent) than men (42 percent) with heart ailments die of sudden cardiac death before reaching the hospital
  • 69% of Housewives and 67% of working women above 35 years are at risk of Heart disease
  • Excess belly weight , so-called apple shape , raises a woman’s risk for heart attack
  • Oestrogen is protective for women’s  heart prior to menopause, hence women tend to get heart attacks 10 to 15 years later than men. These numbers are changing with levels of oestrogen going down in young women
  • Smoking and diabetes is more harmful to women’s heart than men
  • Women having high lipids, abdominal obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure are at high risk for heart ailments
  • Women who have had recurrent miscarriages are at particularly high risk for heart disease
  • Women often overlook symptoms and discomfort pertaining to heart diseases, and rarely consult an expert and as a result early symptoms goes unrecorded
  •  Women do not get the classic pattern of angina with pain in the left side of the chest, but are more likely to get atypical angina, in which they could experience discomfort in the shoulders, back, and neck followed by breathlessness

Cardiovascular disease and women

  • Mental stress too contribute towards heart attack symptoms in women
  • Broken heart syndrome, caused by stressful situations which leads to severe, but usually temporary, heart muscle failure is observed in women in menopause
  • Women with inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, also have a higher risk of heart disease
  • Women who are more prone to depression, are at increased risk for heart disease
  • Women who take birth control pills with estrogen, you are at risk for heart ailment.
  • People who admitted to brushing their teeth less frequently had a 70% extra risk of heart disease
  • Women who take daily soda based drinks are at risk of heart attack

What women need to do

Read moreCardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women

5 Best ‘One – Stop Shop’ for Wellness and Health in India

5 Best 'One - Stop Shop' for Wellness and Health in IndiaThis is the age of ‘One – Stop Shop’. Its true in case of Healthcare too. With increased awareness among new age Indians about ‘staying fit’, we are continuously on lookout for ‘One – Stop Shop’ for Wellness and Health. Let me enlist for you best ‘One – Stop Shop’ for Wellness and Health in India.


  1. Health Total by Anjali Mukherjee
5 Best 'One - Stop Shop' for Wellness and Health in India
Health Total also provides ‘Do@home’ health/weight loss program, for extra busy people

As the name suggests Health Total is the baby of Anjali Mukherjee, a celebrity dietician. She has to her credentials three decades of experience. Team at Health Total believes in using food as medicine. They use a combination of ayurveda, food supplements, mild exercise and lifestyle changes to restore health and enhance energy levels in their clients. Health Total has  60 health centers across Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune, Nasik and Indore. There service is also available through online. Health Total also provides ‘Do@home’ health/weight loss program, for extra busy people, which get delivered at door step after consultation with the medical team.


  1. Cure Fit
5 Best 'One - Stop Shop' for Wellness and Health in India
Cure Fit emerges as a tech-intensive wellness firm

The latest one that’s making buzz in wellness and lifestyle management service industry is Cure fit. It’s all gadget enabled and for new tech loving generation. Offerings from curefit is mainly packaged into three sub segments namely – cult.fit for physical fitness, eat.fit for healthy and nutritive food, and mind.fit for mental wellness offerings. HRX workout designed by Hrithink Roshan is available through cult.fit. It’s no wonder to see Cure Fit emerge as a tech-intensive wellness firm as its owned by Mukesh Bansal, founder of Myntra (now owned by Flipkart). Through Cure Fit they aim to provide an end-to-end proactive health management to consumers. According to them, through Cure fit, consumers will be able to enjoy better quality of life, reduce the probability of falling sick, and significantly reduce the risk of long-term chronic diseases.


  1. VLCC Wellness

5 Best 'One - Stop Shop' for Wellness and Health in India

VLCC is a name synonymous with weight loss in India. VLCC was founded by Vandana Luthra in 1989, when people in India was not even familiar with wellness and weight management. Over these years VLCC has grown into a big brand with 205 Wellness Centers in India and 49 in 10 other countries. At VLCC  they bring in latest scientific technologies along with nutritional and lifestyle counseling to create healthy wellbeing. They believe that each individual is unique and hence each person is assesed by a panel of experts comprising of include doctors, nutritionists, dietitians, psychologists, counselors, physiotherapists, therapists, beauty experts and dermatologists before formulating a detailed wellness plan. They have now diversified into even skincare, haircare, bodycare, functional foods and fortified foods products.


  1. Growfit
5 Best 'One - Stop Shop' for Wellness and Health in India
Grow Fit team comprises of chefs, nutritionists and engineers

Grow Fit is a health-tech company that uses data science, medical expertise and personalized inputs to improve the health and wellness of its customers. Grow Fit team comprises of chefs, nutritionists and engineers. Grow Fit assesses food intake and vital values with the help of an app and through a combination of expert advice and nutrition (which they deliver at doorstep) helps users to lead a healthier life. Growfit is the brain child of Jyotsna Pattabiraman.


5. Selfcare

Read more5 Best ‘One – Stop Shop’ for Wellness and Health in India

Say ‘I Do’ this Valentine’s day with DNA Tests

Today, you can learn about your genetic makeup by providing a simple, painless cheek swab which can be done in the comfort of your home. Head straight to the Mapmygenome website

“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible” – Harry Burns (When Harry met Sally). It’s that time of the year when the world falls in love. Statistically speaking, YOU too might be considering uttering “I Do” (or something to that effect) this V-day!

If you reside in India, chances are rather high that by now your Kundlis or Janampatris would have been matched, scrutinized and probably memorized, hoping to find out what the stars have to say about how your journey together would shape up. The stars may or may not have a direct impact on how your lives unfold, but for sure your DNA have a big say in this matter. SO get your Genomepatris too along with Janampatri.

So what’s Genomepatri? Few basics before introducing you all to Genomepatri. 

DNA, or DeoxyriboNucleic Acid, is the wonder molecule found at the heart of each of the 50 Trillion odd cells in your body! Each DNA molecule contains over 3.2 BILLION letters (called bases), that write out your Book of life – the code to your life; the instruction manual that makes you, so uniquely YOU. The DNA of each individual is unique, and that’s what makes you look and behave in a unique manner. Having said that, it’s interesting to note that this instruction manual reads almost identical for each human being! Yes, we all share ~99.9% DNA! That 0.1% difference in our code, is what makes us unique!

While some of this “variation” can easily be observed just by looking at each other – some are tall, some short; some are obese, some too lanky; some have curly hair, some straight, some wavy (…you get the whiff); a lot of these “variations” coded in our DNA can’t be observed, and hence appreciated. Some people are more resilient than others; some are better at feedback based learning; some are great sprinters, while others are more suited to cross country running; some are more susceptible to developing cancers, while others may have a greater predisposition to Cardiac conditions.

This sounds wonderful, at the same time a little intimidating, and a lot like science fiction. That’s where Mapmygenome comes into play. Today, you can learn about your genetic makeup by providing a simple, painless cheek swab which can be done in the comfort of your home. Head straight to  the Mapmygenome website

Mapmygenome is India’s leading direct-to-consumer genomics company! Established in 2013 with a vision to provide “Better Health for Indians through genomics”,  Mapmygenome specializes in enabling predictive, preventive, personalized healthcare for one and all. Through their varied offerings, they help one read and understand their genetic variations, and the impact they have on one’s life and health.

More about the Test : Genomepatri

Mapmygenome and Valentines Day
Mapmygenome is India’s leading direct-to-consumer genomics company

Genomepatri is the best personal genomics test that’s available for people in India. Genomepatri assesses inherited and acquired genetic health risks for 100 odd conditions, grouped into 16 panels. To learn more about Genomepatri, (add website link). Coupled with expert, personalised genetic counseling, they help you optimise your efforts towards building a healthier, better you, by listening to YOU…right down to a molecular level. Give them a simple cheek swab sample, and walk out with a personalised action plan for creating a version 2.0 of yourself, tailored to your genetics!!

What will you receive at the end of this Test

Mapmygenome and Valentines Day

You will receive a comprehensive report with details on your Genetic risk measured as ‘Life Time Risk’. The report takes into account your lifestyle, environment factors, family history, clinical evaluation etc. Genetic Counselor and Panel of Doctors will sit with you to explain each aspect of the report.

So…what will this Test report tell you about you and your partner

Read moreSay ‘I Do’ this Valentine’s day with DNA Tests

Causes and Cure for Pregnancy Stretch Marks

Pregnancy Stretch Marks
While it’s not a disease or death causing one, disfigurement from Stretch marks cause emotional and psychological distress

Stretch marks or Striae gravidarum affects up to 90% of women. While it’s not a disease or death causing one, disfigurement from Stretch marks cause emotional and psychological distress. They normally develop on stomach, thighs, hips, breasts, upper arms, and lower back during second and third trimester.

Stretch marks happens when the skin is suddenly stretched often due to pregnancy. It is also seen with sudden weight gain, obesity and puberty.

What causes stretch marks during Pregnancy

There are two things that contributes towards stretch marks during pregnancy. One for sure due to the rate at which body expands during pregnancy which leads to skin tears. The second because of increased levels of hormones in pregnancy. Experts are still debating about it. These hormones causes more water to reach the skin, which relaxes the bonds between collagen fibers. As a result skin tear faster when it is stretched.

Some women are at higher risk for getting stretch marks

  • Family history
  • How much weight gain happen during pregnancy
  • Single or multiple birth
  • Had stretch marks before only, due to obesity

Use Essential Body Oil For Mama from Mamearth to reduce Pregnancy Stretch Marks

Pregnancy Stretch Marks
Use Essential Body Oil For Mama from Mamearth to reduce Pregnancy Stretch Marks

If I say there exist a complete cure for pregnancy stretch mark, it would be a blatant lie. Essential Body Oil For Mama from Mamearth is a wonderful product that can help you reduce the Pregnancy Stretch Marks. This one is best to be applied when you are in second trimester. The fact that this one is made using 10 prime essential oils like pracaxi oil, sea buckthorn oil, argan oil, jojoba oil, tea tree oil, lavender oil vouches for its quality.

What can this product do to your skin

  1. Prevent and repair stretch marks:  Blend of nourishing essential oils like sea buckthorn Oil, pracaxi oil, argan oil, jojoba oil, tea tree oil, lavender oil help in reducing the appearance of stretch marks and increases skin elasticity and maintains skin moisture.
  2. Reduce skin irritation: Stimulates the production of new collagen and improves skin elasticity.
  3. Keep skin hydrated: Nutrient rich sea buckthorn oil promotes skin elasticity, hydration and regeneration.
  4. Makes skin healthy and supple :Essential oils also provides moisturizing benefits.
  5. Safe to use on any kind of skin type: It is made up of natural ingredients and hence is safe for use during and after pregnancy. It contains absolutely no harmful ingredients like mineral oil, petrolatum, parabens, artificial fragrances or artificial colors. MamaEarth is FDA approved, which means it is 100% safe for babies as well as mamas.

Read moreCauses and Cure for Pregnancy Stretch Marks

Beer for Beautiful Hair: Does It Really Work?

beer for hair
Priyanka Chopra is another actress who vouches for beer and egg combination for hair care

Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones once said “I do condition my hair with honey and beer. I smell like the bottom of a beer barrel for days afterwards, but it’s very good for the hair”. Priyanka Chopra is another actress who vouches for beer and egg combination for hair care.

Don’t turn your head away,  Zeta-Jones and Priyanka are celebrities who swears by the benefits of washing hair with beer. And to let you know this is by no means a new fad and women have been using beer to enhance their hair for decades.

Does Beer really work for your hair

The answer is yes. Beer which is made from malt and hops through fermentation process contains several nutrients that benefits the hair. Beer is rich in B vitamins, maltose, sucrose, and protein and beer also contains magnesium, phosphorus and potassium which make beer a valuable hair care ingredient.beer for hair

  • Beer proteins helps to repair damaged hair
  • B vitamins in beer are good for hair growth
  • Beer contains silica too – a mineral which helps to add volume to hair
  • Maltose present in beer helps to strengthen hair
  • Sucrose gives natural shine to hair and tightens hair cuticles
  • Beer treatment gives hair more volume and makes it appear more thicker
  • Beer also contains Biotin, a much needed nutrient for healthy hair growth. Biotin can also aid in preventing dandruff, itchy scalp and hair loss
  • Beer is great in absorbing excess oil

Take a note:

Beer works wonder on oily hair with regular problems of dandruff and itchiness, whereas this solution is not for people with dry hair.

Best way to use it

At the end of the shower, pour flat beer (leave the beer bottle open overnight before applying to hair) over hair straight from roots and allow it to stay for about 3-4 minutes. Rinse it off then with cold water. To avoid the beer stink, follow it up with a fragrant conditioner. Two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar can also be added to the beer to prevent the bad smell.

Make your own Beer shampoo:

Read moreBeer for Beautiful Hair: Does It Really Work?

Top 6 Health Benefits of Vitamin B2

Health Benefits of Vitamin B2Vitamin B2, also known as Riboflavin plays a major role in breaking down carbohydrates. It also acts as an antioxidant and can tackle tumors and slow down aging. Riboflavin is needed to activate vitamin B6. Since this vitamin is water soluble, it cannot be stored in the body and should be consumed every day.

Zenith Nutrition has developed a wonderful product which you can take daily to tide over Vitamin B2 deficiency. Let’s explore little more about Vitamin B2 benefits, before discussing product details

Vitamin B2 to Tackle Migraine

There is enough research proof to believe that Vitamin B2  can help to decrease the severity of migraine. Scientists have found that migraine patients who took required doses of riboflavin got lesser headaches over a 3-month period and that also without any side effects.

Vitamin B2 is key to maintaining healthy thyroid function

Vitamin B2 is required for normal thyroid function. In absence of B2, T4 levels goes down and also adrenal glands fail to secrete their hormones. Vitamin B2 deficiency results in under active thyroid and ultimately lead to weight gain and other problems.

Vitamin B2 and Autism

Research suggests that in the urine of autistic children levels of dicarboxylic acids (abnormal organic acids)  reduces following supplementation with vitamin B2, along with vitamin B6, and magnesium.

Vitamin B2 and Parkinson’s

Patients with Parkinson’s disease who had vitamin B2 riboflavin deficiency, when supplemented with riboflavin showed significant improvement in motor capacity

Include Vitamin B2 to avoid Cataract

Vitamin B2 is important for normal vision. Doctors suggest that Vitamin B2 can help to prevent cataracts and damage to eye lens. Vitamin B2 is required to protect glutathione, an important antioxidant in the eye.

Beat Eating Disorder with Vitamin B2

Research says that approximately 20% of people with anorexia admitted to hospital are deficient in vitamins B2 and B6. Dietary changes along with vitamin B2 supplements, can bring vitamin B levels back to normal. It will also help to alleviate stress and reduce symptoms of depression, frequently associated with eating disorders.

Note these points when you take Vitamin B2

  • Sulfa drugs, anti-malarial drugs, oestrogen and alcohol may interfere with riboflavin metabolism
  • High doses of riboflavin can reduce the effectiveness of the anti cancer drug methotrexate
  • Some antibiotics and phenothiazine drugs may increase riboflavin excretion
  • Riboflavin may be inhibited by major tranquilizers and some anti-depressants
  • Vitamin B2 is not recommended during pregnancy or whilst breast feeding

All about Zenith’s Vitamin B2

To know more about Zenith Nutrition and Products click here

All about Zenith’s Vitamin B2

Dosage: One capsule a day or as directed by the physician

Availability: One could buy this product from Zenith nutrition website or from amazon, nykaa or similar ecommerce sites

Read moreTop 6 Health Benefits of Vitamin B2