Articles by Dr.Mickey Mehta
12 Sept 2023
Are you making these common post-meal mistakes? Follow this regime
Remember that good eating and post-meal behaviours require time and practice to establish as a routine. Be gentle with yourself and concentrate on making incremental, long-term adjustments that are in line with your own needs and goals, says Dr Mickey Mehta
23 Aug 2023
Ladies, Say No To Fad Diets. Try These Five Tips To Lose Weight The Fastest
Reducing weight is never as easy as it sounds in that green tea ad! One has to put in a lot more effort than just dipping a bag of green tea in a cup of warm water in the morning but a lot of y’ll are not ready for this conversation.
15 Aug 2023
Breathless during workouts? Here are tips and tricks to not tire yourself out
Deep breathing and humming help but remember to do exercises at your own pace. You are not competing against anybody but doing things your way. So, take breaths in between, advises holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
9 Aug 2023
Beat belly fat with these easy Kegel exercises
Pelvic exercises can help protect and strengthen the muscles under the uterus, bladder and bowel (large intestine). A pelvic floor muscle training exercise is actually quite simple. It is like pretending that you have to urinate and then holding it. If performed properly, with relaxed upper abdominal and typical lower abdominal co-contraction, pelvic floor exercises will aid in achieving flatter abs and getting rid of that belly pouch, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
28 Jul 2023
How much is too much exercise? What is an ideal and effective routine for each age group?
Exercising by rule should never be a punishment, it should always be a celebration. And a celebratory exercise never takes the body to the point of exhaustion. Exercise should help you liberate energy and not exhaust your energy, says Dr Mickey Mehta
21 Jul 2023
Can Pilates help you lose weight and work for a full body fat burnout? Which are the best routines?
Pilates has been found to effectively reduce body weight and body fat percentage in obese participants and strengthens your core. It goes very well with yoga too as an alternative routine, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
6 Jul 2023
Can consistent morning exercises help you lose weight faster?
Morning exercises are most likely to be performed in a fasted state that accelerates fat oxidation. Besides sunlight releases the maximum amount of your happy hormone serotonin, which releases your energy, overhauls your gut health and regulates the sleep hormone melatonin, say experts
6 Jul 2023
Use summer vacations to do digital detox and build tech-free habits in your child
Summer camps for children usually involve setting boundaries, when it comes to limiting use of devices, and encouraging them to fend for themselves creatively without seeking help from their parents. Extend that same discipline in your everyday life, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
5 Jul 2023
What’s the right way to walk after dinner? Should you wait for 30 minutes or more?
If you can only manage a couple of minutes in the beginning, that too has benefits than not moving at all. Keep it gentle and steady. What matters is building a rhythm and consistency that you can keep and feel good about, so that you do not tend to skip the routine, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
2 Jul 2023
Going for a run? What foods should you have three hours before to maximise cardio benefits?
It is necessary to eat specific food items before running to acquire the capacity to cover longer distances without getting tired. Work on your pre-run diet, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
2 Jul 2023
How lower body exercises can help strengthen the heart and lungs?
Leg exercises work all the major muscle groups in your body, which promote healthy movement patterns in daily life and enhance overall athletic performance. Additionally, having a strong lower body will make it easier to stay healthy and manage long-term illnesses like diabetes, heart disease and arthritis, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
31 May 2023
Can I swim immediately after eating? How long do I need to wait? What food should I take before plunging into the pool?
Food takes about four hours to be digested and during this period, both oxygen and energy are directed towards digestion, taking them away from other uses such as fuelling energy or removing the lactic acid that builds up in muscles during exercise. Ideally wait for 30 to 60 minutes, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
10 May 2023
Why is Rakul Preet Singh into cryotherapy? Why you need a 10-minute cold bath after an intense workout
Cryotherapy or cold water immersion therapy has several health benefits like reduced inflammation and muscle aches, reduced cardiovascular strain, decreased blood flow and reduced tissue metabolism, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
27 Apr 2023
Why aerobic and resistance exercises can add years to your life: They boost your growth hormone levels
As we grow older, our pituitary gland releases less Human Growth Hormone (HGH) — from 600 micrograms at 25 to 90 micrograms at 60. Being physically active through focussed workouts, exercise and a good and wholesome diet will keep our HGH levels at an optimum level and well-regulated, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
11 Apr 2023
Why you need a 10-minute cold bath after an intense workout: It is good for heart health and boosts metabolism
Cryotherapy or cold water immersion therapy has several health benefits like reduced inflammation and muscle aches, reduced cardiovascular strain, decreased blood flow and reduced tissue metabolism.
30 Mar 2023
How crunches, sit-ups and HIIT can build gut health and keep you away from chronic illnesses
Strong abdominal muscles, which are the outcome of sports, exercise and, of course, very good food habits, look good and change the composition of our gut health into the finest orchestration of digestion, assimilation and elimination
7 Mar 2023
Is binge-eating trapping you? Know how to overcome this eating disorder
Binge-eating throws your digestive system out of gear, impacting its capacity to absorb, assimilate, process food and eliminate toxins. Fad diets can result in increased cravings and trigger episodes of binge eating, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta
17 Jan 2023
Here’s the recipe for eating right: Warm water, a salad bowl, ragi rotis, a tsp of ghee and spice tea
Following the circadian rhythm and eating around the same time each day is very important. Following the sleep-wake cycle eases digestion and betters absorption, says holistic health expert Dr Mickey Mehta