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Lady finger, also known as okra or gumbo in English and bhindi in Hindi, is a green vegetable that is packed with nutrients. High in vitamins, minerals and fibre, it has several health benefits and is great for your hair and skin. Here are some of the reasons to make ladyfinger a regular addition to your diet. View Slideshow »
As we celebrate another World Mental Health Day, there are global talks and discussions on causes and treatments for various mental, psychological, behavioural and neurological disorders. Policies are being thought over to help end the centuries’ old stigma towards mental illnesses. In this huge and much needed effort, we are forgetting something really important. Mental health is not limited to a mere absence of disease; it is much more than that. You may not have any mental disorder but still lack mental health. Mental health is an inner state of psychological bliss and well-being. On world mental health day, let us adopt five talismans which guarantee a lifetime of mental health. Continue Reading »
A woman in India is more likely to get breast cancer between 35 and 50 years of age. The peak incidence of breast cancer seems to be at around 44 years as reported by most studies. However, many institutions are reporting that there have been a significant number of cases (up to 20 percent) of breast cancer patients who have been less than 35 years of age too. View Slideshow »
Lady Jaded is a freelance model from Perth, Australia. She loves re-creating wicked characters through cosplay. Check out more of her amazing cosplay costumes! View Slideshow »
The juice cleanse is basically done with the purpose of detoxifying the digestive system. A good detox will help you feel fresh and cleansed. Our body is exposed to pollution (both indoor pollutants and outside toxins) which results in oxidative stress, i.e. depletion of antioxidants in the body. It is critical to purify the body. The process of detoxification in the body requires a wide range of vitamins and minerals along with fluids. Juices are one of the best methods of nourishing the body without adding any toxic load or challenging the body’s resources. View Slideshow »
You may think that creativity is only for artists and musicians, but actually anyone can be creative and channel their energy towards finding new solutions to everyday problems. Here are some ways to boost your creativity and improve your productivity. View Slideshow »
Healthy breakfast ideas help you save time and effort and get straight to the point of optimal everyday nutrition. Healthy breakfasts fire up your metabolism for the day besides keeping your hormone and blood sugar levels stable. Apart from this, one of the biggest advantages of healthy breakfasts is that they help you keep potential overeating and binging at bay. Still not convinced? How about the fact that healthy breakfasts keep your mind sharp and active so that you can perform better at work and play! Here are our top 5 brain-boosting healthy breakfast ideas for everyday nutrition View Slideshow »
Once a wrinkle, always a wrinkle? Not quite. It is possible to reverse the effects of ageing that cause wrinkling. But you must know what causes skin to wrinkle in the first place, and how to prevent it from happening. Read on to get the skin you thought you'd lost forever. Continue Reading »
Countless books and articles have been read and written about diet mantras and techniques. However, some of the most widely accepted facts are nothing but myths or half-truths that might, in fact, damage your fitness levels. All of these diet and fitness myths have either emerged from 'general knowledge' or flawed research study reports in the news. From heavy breakfasts to dieting, read on to know about some common diet-related misconceptions. (Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images) View Slideshow »
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