Author Archives : Mohan Garikiparithi

Mohan Garikiparithi got his degree in medicine from Osmania University (University of Health Sciences). He practiced clinical medicine for over a decade before he shifted his focus to the field of health communications. During his active practice he served as the head of the Dept. of Microbiology in a diagnostic centre in India. On a three-year communications program in Germany, Mohan developed a keen interest in German Medicine (Homoeopathy), and other alternative systems of medicine. He now advocates treating different medical conditions without the use of traditional drugs. An ardent squash player, Mohan believes in the importance of fitness and wellness.


Six Foods That Lower Cholesterol

High cholesterol, and particularly high levels of harmful LDL cholesterol, contribute to heart disease and increase the risk of a heart attack. But cholesterol is largely modifiable, and changing what you eat can influence its effect. Food can lower cholesterol in different ways, and various foods can offer unique effects. Some use soluble fiber to here to read more

Stepping Towards Longevity

Do you want to live longer? You can boost your chances one step at a time. Literally. New data suggests that walking can lead to a longer life. So, if you’ve started a walking routine during the pandemic or are keeping a score of steps on a fitness tracker, you could be in luck. And here to read more


Can One Food Influence Immune Strength?

I’m sure you’ve seen the articles telling you to eat this or drink that to boost your immune system. But if it seems to be good to be true, it probably is. Nutrition can play a role in immune strength, but the relationship between food and illness risk is complex. Several factors influence immune strength, here to read more

Warm Up with These Winter Superfoods

You might be missing the bright colors of the superfoods you enjoy fresh all summer long. You can still find them on store shelves this time of year, but they lack the freshness you might be craving. Even though berries, avocado, and other summer favorites might be out of season, the winter has its seasonal here to read more