A WORLDWIDE HEALTH PROBLEM? With the gradual change in demographics, the increase in affluence and the advent of more sedentary lifestyles, many lifestyle related ailments and disorders have surfaced in the domain of public health. This trend has most perceptibly led to an increase in prevalence of non-communicable lifestyle diseases like diabetes mellitus, obesity, hypertension, […]


According to Dr. Ashwani Maichand of Fortis Hospitals, when your knee does not respond to medication and treatment, it is worthwhile considering knee replacement surgery as an option. NRI Achievers brings you this article in the form of Q&As, as part of the series we have initiated to bring our readers up-to-date on techniques and […]


India’s summer dovetails into the season for mangoes, that heavenly fruit also known as the ‘king of fruits.’ Our country is home to a whole plethora of mango varieties, each hailed as a delicacy. Eaten ripe or consumed while green and raw, the mango is universally liked and in high demand in Indian markets. India […]


The manufacture of sugar from sugar-cane juice is an industrial process that involves a cocktail of chemicals. Sulphur dioxide, lime, phosphoric acid, formic acid, bleaching agents and viscosity reducers are just a few of these. Moreover, as the processing of sugar is carried out in equipment and containers made out of mild-steel, it often leads […]

Herbs That Heal: Grow Them At Home

Food prepared with the infusion of herbs not only improves the flavour of the food, but also as a bonus provides myriad health benefits. In today’s dog-eat-dog world and fast paced life, natural nutrition is oft ignored by many, especially in the big cities. But then, there is a way out. One can very easily […]

Cashew – Nutrients Galore In A Tiny Package

The ever so delicately flavored cashewnut is a favorite between-the-meal snack that can readily be found in local markets across the world all year round. Cashewnuts are actually the kidney-shaped seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the exofruit of the cashew tree that grows abundantly in coastal areas of northeastern Brazil, […]

Herbs That Heal: Five Common Power-Healers

In a return to tradition, many societies today are going back to traditional herbal and ayurvedic remedies, as they are increasingly getting popular along with allopathic medicines, and statistics reveal that 4 out of every 5 Indians look to and rely on traditional medicines. No wonder then that the conventional concoction of honey, ginger and […]


WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO SIT UP & TAKE NOTICE While India is poised to become the most populous country in the world during the next decade overtaking China, the population of our country is by no means all that healthy. Compared to several other countries of the world, more and more people are falling […]


Modern times have brought along with them a stressful life, and a plethora of lifestyle induced diseases, which are impacting on whole populations adversely. It is also notable that ethnic Indian populations are more prone than many to such lifestyle diseases like diabetics, hypertension etc., which invariably lead to fatal conditions like Coronary Heart Disease […]