Frequently Asked Questions1. Whom should I consult for my cosmetic problems related to aging?
It depends on the intensity of your problem. For smaller problems your beautician might be able to help you. But if the problem is more severe it is better to consult a dermatologist who may, if the need arises, direct you to a cosmetic surgeon.
2. Is it enough to apply sunscreen just once before stepping out?
Sunscreens have to be applied at an interval of 2-3 hours for best results.
3. What is sun protection factor (SPF)?
SPF indicates the time that a person can remain in the sun without getting sun burnt.
4. Are there risks involved in cosmetic surgeries/procedures?
Like any other procedure carried out on the human body, there are risks involved. However, it is largely safe when carried out by an expert.
5. What is Mediterranean diet?
A modification of the diet native to coastal regions of Italy, Greece and Spain.
6. What is Okinawan diet?
A modern diet based on the eating habits of a group of senior citizens who live in Okinawa, off coastal Japan.
7. What is Glycemic Index diet?
GI index runs from 0-100. Glucose has an index of 100 and the effect of other foods on the blood sugar levels are compared to this.
|Glycemic Index Diet||Glycemic Index Level||Food Sources|
|Low GI||55 or less||Most fruits and vegetables (except potatoes, watermelon), grainy bread, brown rice, fish, egg|
|Medium GI||56-69||Whole wheat products, basmati rice, sweet potato, table sugar, white rices|
|High GI||70 or more||Flakes, rice krispies, baked potatoes, white bread, straight glucose (100)|