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12 Dos and Don’ts of Healthy Dieting

Dos and Don'ts of Healthy Dieting
Counting calories can be quite a task especially if one has to shed excess fat. A simpler thing to do is to follow an easy diet plan which provides all the essential nutrients from easily available food items. A moderate diet should not only appease hunger but also provide nourishment and energy to cope with day to day activities....

5 Reasons Why You Should ‘Brisk Walk’

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A small change in your routine can do wonders. And, brisk walk on a regular basis is the best way to do so. So if you have been inactive for quite some time or aren’t young enough to indulge in running (to improve your cardiovascular health), start brisk walking to pamper your health. Here, you don't need to stretch...

4 Basic Stretches to Ease Lower-Back Pain

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If you are suffering from lower back pain, stretching may not be the most exciting thing to do on a daily basis. But, it is as important as signing up for a chronic pain management program. Tight muscles can cause strain on your lower back during the daily function. Adding just a few minutes of stretching will increase flexibility...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Controlling Air Pollution in Home

Controlling Air Pollution in Home
Many of us are not even aware that our homes harbor many air pollutants that can lead to lung cancer, asthma, and many other severe health conditions. While there is legislation to reduce exposure to pollution in the workplace, it is unlikely we apply the same air quality standards in our homes. The air fresheners you use to mask...

Simplest Lifestyle changes for a Leaner, Healthier You

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“No cheating tomorrow”- this is what we say to ourselves when we grab a cookie, a cupcake or our favorite ice-cream. Whoever says that losing weight is easy, is definitely lying. It actually requires commitment, iron will power and hard work. But it is not strenuous either if you make some easy tweaks in your lifestyle. Here is a...

8 Ways to Beat Chronic Pain During a Stressful Week

Beat Chronic Pain
With the arrival of a busy, chaotic working week, it’s natural to have many things on the checklist and no time to relax. Little do we know this could be very critical time for those suffering from chronic pain. Anxiety and stress impact the central nervous system, which causes muscular tension, and pain that generally radiates in the back,...

Redefine Your Eating Habits with Yoga

Redefine Your Eating Habits With Yoga
The state of being grossly fat diminishes one’s self-confidence and self-esteem. Feeling of being overweight may lead to depression, and depression may lead to further weight gain. All these adversely affect joyful living and positive relationships. Not being able to take charge of our weighty parameters can be frustrating. Obesity isn’t always just a physical issue or manifestation. Reductive, clinical...

5 Ways to Tackle Motion Sickness

Tackle Motion Sickness
Motion sickness has the power to turn travel into a nightmare. Those who suffer from it can vouch for that. Also referred to as Car Sickness and Sea Sickness, Motion sickness is a common disturbance of the inner ear that is caused by repeated motion. Commonly affecting 2 to 12 years’ old, pregnant women, and people who are prone...

Asanas to Get Back in Shape – Part 2

Asanas to get back in shape
The science of obesity is complex and ever-evolving. We might not know enough about weight gain - the underlying physiological causes and effects. Without that complete understanding, it’s difficult to suggest definitive treatment plans. Even so, the current studies, coupled with overwhelming evidence, strongly suggest that Yoga can facilitate weight loss. In Asanas to Get Back in Shape –...

Asanas to Get Back in Shape – Part 1

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Believe it or not weight gain has little or nothing to do with your fat intake. Fat is essential for the upkeep of our body that needs it and clearly identifies it. The real culprit behind weight gain is toxins in your body - substances your body cannot identify and so cannot process. In order to lose weight, all we...