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Nandita Iyer

Nandita Iyer
Dr Nandita Iyer, MBBS, a Mumbai-based physician, is an enthusiastic writer and a passionate cook.

Sleep Apnoea: Breathlessness in bed

If you gasp for air when you lie in bed, it could be sleep apnoea

Recipes with pulses

Pulses are not all about health, they can make for mouth-watering dishes too. Try these recipes.

Ghee is good

If ghee means calorie-rich, sinful indulgence to you, you are mistaken. In fact, an ingredient in ghee helps reduce body fat and increases lean muscle mass

Sleep Killers

Don't blame your neighbours, the roadside dog, mosquitoes, your boss, and the rest of the world for your sleepless nights. The fault may lie with what you do

Zest for life

Let's explore some longevity secrets, the little things we can do to live longer and better

The Healing Power of Nothing

It is the faith we put in an inert material that makes it an effective medicine

Stay away from infections

Maintaining a high standard of personal hygiene is the most effective way to avoid infections

Stay active to beat stress

Physical activity in any form, like a relaxing walk, yoga, jogging or T'ai chi, helps to relieve stress

For a stress-free summer

Follow these simple self-help remedies to combat ailments this summer.

Pay less, eat healthy

The value of food is not determined by its price tag. Highly-nutritious foods may come cheap and some expensive food items might not be worth the money


Until the pandemic is declared to be over always:

  • Wear a proper face mask when stepping out
  • Maintain a distance of six feet
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently; Use a hand-sanitiser when outdoors

If you have COVID-19 or suspect that you do, but have mild symptoms, including mild fever, tiredness, dry cough or sore throat, you should self-quarantine right away.