Filed under Health and Lifestyle

Let’s be vigilant when we eat out!

Daily Mirror Editorial he Colombo municipal Council (CMC) inspecting eateries in Borella just few days ago, closing down one and filling cases against three leaves room for us to check what we purchase when dining out. As many as seven eateries were scrutinised during these inspections and some were severely warned because their kitchens were … Continue reading

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Antibiotic mismanagement, a time bomb

Island By  Dr Debapriya Mukherjee, Former Senior, Scientist Central Pollution Control Board Today it is beyond our imagination that mild to moderate bacterial infection is untreatable and causes death. But mismanagement in antibiotic use is accelerating the natural process of evolution and mutation in bacteria – a phenomenon known as antibiotic resistance (ABR). This ABR poses … Continue reading

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Epidemic of Overeating

  I saw few die of hunger; of eating a hundred thousand– Benjamin Franklin The dietitians are surely having a field day. Sri Lankans in their tens of thousands are rushing to them to shed weight — a trend that was only seen in Europe and the United States until a few years back.  We … Continue reading

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Compassion that doesn’t compromise fashion

Island There are so many opportunities for vegans now. All you need is perseverance and courage – but you need that for any business. Here are some more ideas of how to earn money and change the world: You don’t have to sacrifice fashion for a more compassionate lifestyle. You can have both! Many high … Continue reading

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Words get things done!

Strategic discourse and illicit cigarette market in Sri Lanka    Of course! Words do get things done! Change the words, alter the discourse – presto – world around you start to change.Yes, discourse is strategy, and communication specialists call it STRATEGIC DISCOURSE.    Given below are only a few infinite examples:   * “Fresh milk causes … Continue reading

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