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The Best and Worst Workouts for Flexibility

The Best and Worst Workouts for Flexibility

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As you get older, your muscles, tendons, ligaments and...

8 Fascinating Facts about the Sensory System

8 Fascinating Facts about the Sensory System

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We experience the world through our five senses. They give...

Tough Love? Weight Shaming May Actually Lead to Weight Gain

Tough Love? Weight Shaming May Actually Lead to Weight Gain

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Contrary to conventional wisdom, researchers have found...

How Your Job Can Affect Your Mental Health

How Your Job Can Affect Your Mental Health

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Employment has a huge effect on a person’s mental health;...

Late-Night Snacking Bad for Your Brain

By  posted Feb 25th 2015 | IN Healthy Living

A new study suggests that your late-night munchies or that dinner you put off to eat later could be bad for your brain.  Continue Reading »

Natural Substitutes for Sugar

By  posted Feb 25th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Refined sugar harms your health in many ways, right from spoiling your teeth and causing you to put on weight to opening the door to various health problems like Type 2 diabetes, cancer, obesity, liver failure and heart disease. To reduce your intake of refined sugar, here are some natural foods that you can use to substitute the sugar in your diet.  Continue Reading »

Mission Indradhanush: Vaccines to Reach All Indian Kids by 2020

By  posted Feb 25th 2015 | IN Healthy Living

Immunisation is the most cost-effective public health measure to prevent child mortality and morbidity. The Union Health Minister, Shri J. P. Nadda, recently flagged off Mission Indradhanush, to strengthen the routine immunisation system and ensure that all the children in our country are protected from life-threatening, vaccine-preventable diseases.  Continue Reading »

Feeling the Pressure?

By  posted Feb 25th 2015 | IN Healthy Living

Research shows that genetic factors and environmental influences like urbanisation and stress lead to an abnormal blood pressure – a condition called hypertension.  Continue Reading »

6 Uncommon Uses of Tea Tree Oil

By  posted Feb 25th 2015 | IN Healthy Living

Tea tree oil, also known as Melaleuca alternifoliais, is extracted from a plant native to Australia. This essential oil is being increasingly used for its healing benefits.  Continue Reading »

6 Healthy Food Swaps

By  posted Feb 25th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Instead of going on crazy crash diets to try and lose weight, try to adopt healthy eating habits by switching some of the items that you regularly eat with healthier ones. Here are six healthy food swaps to get you started.  View Slideshow »

Home Remedies for Alopecia & Hair Loss Prevention

By  posted Feb 25th 2015 | IN Healthy Living

Alopecia is the medical term for spot baldness or hair loss in both men and women. It usually appears in the form of coin shaped patches of hair loss, however the patches can also be oval shaped. The main cause of alopecia is stress. Read on to find out natural ways to treat alopecia areata and prevent hair loss.  View Slideshow »

Healthy Recipe: Baked Sev

By  posted Feb 24th 2015 | IN Recipes

Sev is an integral part of many Indian dishes, however the fact that it is fried makes it unhealthy. Instead, try this healthy recipe for baked sev, which you can eat without feeling guilty.  Continue Reading »

Eggs, Meat Won't Result in Bad Cholesterol: US Panel

By  posted Feb 24th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Egg and meat lovers can now rejoice as the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee in the US has declared that dietary restrictions on eggs and meat may not alter bad cholesterol levels in the blood.  Continue Reading »

Light Therapy to Treat Depression

By  posted Feb 24th 2015 | IN Healthy Living

We tend to feel irritated, depressed, gloomy and very lethargic on dark or rainy days. This is because our bodies absorb energy from the sun and when there is either no sunlight or very little of it, our bodies do not get the energy they need, leading to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Read on to find out the benefits and side effects of light therapy, which can help treat this depression.  Continue Reading »

 

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