Thilaka Ravi's Profile

M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil.

Thilaka Ravi

Reporter, Writer and Quality Control Overseer for Medindia. Also teaches at the Institute of Distance Education (IDE), University of Madras.

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Summer Foods

Summer Foods

Summer diet should include plenty of seasonal raw vegetables and fruits to provide us with energy, essential vitamins and minerals. The high water content in the raw foods prevents dehydration in our body.

Diet Articles
Food and Mood

Food and Mood

People are more alert when their brains are producing the neurotransmitters dopamine and norepinephrine, while serotonin production in the brain has been associated with a more calming effect.

Diet Articles
How to Reduce School Bag Weight - Simple Tips

How to Reduce School Bag Weight - Simple Tips

Solutions to reduce the weight of heavy school bags is by carrying the right books and notes in the bag to prevent strain to the back, shoulders and hands.

Lifestyle Articles
11 Health Benefits of Safflower Oil

11 Health Benefits of Safflower Oil

Safflower oil is packed with health benefits for nearly every tissue and system of our body. Adding some safflower oil to your meals can make each meal heart-friendly.

Diet Articles
Nipah Virus (NiV) / Hendra Virus

Nipah Virus (NiV) / Hendra Virus

Nipah Virus (NiV) or Hendra virus is a deadly virus that spreads via contact with the saliva, urine, or excreta of fruit bats or pigs. Nipah outbreak is an emerging zoonosis which had resulted in fatal deaths in Kerala, India.

Disease & Condition