Ruchi Adhikari Pant

Ruchi Adhikari Pant has a Masters degree in Business Administration from Ateneo de Davao University and a Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation from Rajiv Gandhi University. She served in the capacity of head of the management at the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation at Kathmandu Medical College and Grande International Hospital. She provided outpatient rehabilitative care at the Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, USA. She has experience in supporting a variety of patients ranging from children suffering from developmental problems, adults, and elderly affected by and recovering from injuries and movement disorders to adolescent health and wellness. She has worked with refugee resettlement program at Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio, USA. She is a healthy living enthusiast and an avid reader who loves books of various.

Role of Spices in Nutrition and Health

Our tradition, culture, religion, and geography have guided our food preparation techniques and eating habits, and spices have always had their special roles. Since time immemorial, spices have been a significant part of our cuisine. It is difficult to imagine a single meal without a blend of spices or herbs …

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Common Thyroid Diseases and Disorders

The thyroid gland (glandula thyreoidea) is a small, butterfly-shaped organ located at the base of our neck. It lies in the front, just under the voice box (larynx) and above our collar bone. It weighs about 20 to 60 grams on average in adults and is present in both women …

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Cold Weather Safety and Precautions in Elderly

Every year as the winter months approach and the days get shorter, as cold wind chills our bones and steals our breath away, we all gear up to better prepare ourselves to stay warm and healthy. However, our aging loved ones face more unique challenges during the cold season. Low …

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Osteoporosis Cause and Prevention

Osteoporosis is chronic metabolic bone disease which develops when bone mineral density and bone mass decrease. As a result, the bones become weak, brittle, and porous, compromising bone strength and increasing the risk of fractures. Since this condition is characterized by increased bone fragility, the resulting fractures are termed as …

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How Our Culture, Traditions, and Religion Guide Our Eating Habits

Food is an integral part of our lives. The human relationship with food is unique. Unlike animals who eat mainly out of instinct, we human beings have an emotional connection with food. We eat not only to satisfy our hunger, we eat for various reasons. We eat for health and …

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Back Pain: Causes & Relief

  Bringing a baby into the world is supposed to be one of the most amazing experiences in a woman’s life. To have made through the journey of pregnancy, to hold your baby in your arms, is a triumphant moment for any mother. A healthy new bundle of joy in …

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Are Health Foods Really Healthy

What kind of choices are we making when we pick “healthy” snacks for our family? A yogurt drink for my child instead of a fuzzyone? Vegetable crackers instead of cookies? Fortified juice, milk, and cereal? This makes us feel good about making better nutritional choices. In this world, when the …

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Physical and Mental Health in the Elderly

  In recent years, Nepal has undergone significant demographic changes. The number of elderly has drastically increased. Many have been experiencing an “empty nest syndrome” due to children moving away for education and better opportunities. This may lead to a overall feeling of sadness and loneliness. Same could be true …

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