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What does one really look out for when buying a beauty product? Some consider brand, shade, colour, fragrance, price etc. But, how many of us flip the product and read the ingredients on the labels before purchasing a product. When you use a particular beauty product, the ingredients are absorbed into your skin and interact with your body. Therefore, one must be very careful about these ingredients as some of them could be harmful. Watch out for these chemicals in your beauty products. Continue Reading »
When it comes to sex, men and women are wired quite differently. While the man is happy to be Usain Bolt, the women prefer it if they were more akin to Lance Armstrong. Either ways, the duration bit is definitely one of the most difficult sync ups there are. Is there an in-between, a proverbial road less travelled, which will somehow prolong your time in the sack with your partner? We explore this. Continue Reading »
A food allergy is a bodily reaction caused when one consumes a particular type of food that directly affects the skin, or the gastrointestinal tract, or the respiratory track or even the cardiovascular system. These allergic reactions can be mild or severe or can even be life-threatening in some cases. Sometimes these food allergy symptoms can appear within minutes of consuming the food or after several hours. So, watch out for these common food allergy symptoms. Continue Reading »
In India, the terms food and festival are synonymous. No celebration is complete without the preparation of mouth-watering sumptuous dishes. As the festive season kicks in, you are bound to indulge in different varieties of platefuls of kebabs. However, at the same time, it is important to look after your health as most of these recipes tend to be rich and heavy. Today, we have handpicked some healthy festive kebab recipes that are not only rich in taste but also packed with vitamins and other essential nutrients. Apart from the preparation method, do take a look at the nutritional info provided along with it. Bon Appétit! Continue Reading »
Orgasm is the subtle rhythmic muscular contraction in the pelvic region and elsewhere, that releases accumulated sexual tension, and the mental sensation accompanying that experience. Orgasm and ejaculation are both related, however orgasm is followed by ejaculation. The act of sexual climax and the ultimate sexual pleasure (mentally) is orgasm, while ejaculation is the result of an orgasm. Continue Reading »
When you are in love and have a near perfect life with your partner, is sex important? Isn’t love enough? You may find yourself asking questions about the importance of sex in a relationship. While some people are more open to exploring their sexuality, other may choose to wait until they are married. Men and women tend to have different ideas about sex and usually enjoy different aspects of it. For men, it may be more of a physical pleasure and for women it’s the idea of bonding with their mate that gets them all hot and bothered. In this article, we explore the importance of sex in a long term relationship. Continue Reading »
While we know that fruits and vegetables are healthy, do we really know how and why they are so good for us? Why are we meant to eat 3-6 servings of fruits and vegetables each day? And how do they help in fighting diseases? A big reason behind their nutritional value is that they are full of antioxidants, which fight harmful chemicals in our body. Here we have the top miraculous antioxidant fruits and vegetables that will help in maximizing overall health. Read on... *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images View Slideshow »
“Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver, which can be caused by toxins, certain drugs, heavy alcohol use and bacterial or viral infections,” explains Dr Bobby John. He is Executive Director at Global Health Advocates (GHA) who takes us through the types of hepatitis virus and the causes or risk factors of hepatitis. Continue Reading »
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a physical disorder that causes prolonged abdominal pain or discomfort, bloating, and abnormal bowel movements including constipation and diarrhea. Classified as a gastrointestinal tract disorder, it can happen at any age and is more commonly found in women than men. Some studies suggest that Irritable Bowel Syndrome can mar the quality of life and even lead to emotional stress. View Slideshow »
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