Dr VivekBaliga

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Dr Vivek Baliga is a medical practitioner and the director of a diagnostic center - Baliga Diagnostics - in Bangalore. He specializes in diabetes and heart disease, and is a visiting consultant in Internal Medicine at corporate hospitals. He is married and has one son.
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Kohlrabi And Your Health

Honestly speaking, I have never really understood Kohlrabi. Also called Knol Khol locally, this vegetable has hidden benefits that quite baffled me. I never knew that this ‘German Turnip’ was not really a turnip, but closely related to cabbage! Firstly, the kohlrabi is rich in vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that has […]

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Basics Of Coronavirus – A Presentation

For those of you who know me, I like to make short presentations now and again that summarize major health problems. The coronavirus is taking the world by storm. It seems to be spreading fast, and many are panicking. I have written about this virus elsewhere, but I thought I would share a presentation that […]

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Why Are We The Way We Are?

Confused? Allow me to explain. The human body is made of trillions of cells. Each of these cells contains within them proteins that define how we look and appear to others. These proteins are called ‘genes’, often called DNA in the medical world. There are literally billions and billions of copies of DNA in our […]