Move over smoothies or buddha bowls, these days the spotlight is on the benefits of Apple cider vinegar. The online world is full of glorious reviews and feedback about this magic “elixir” and to be fair, most of them are accurate but is it worth the hype?
You’re committed to losing weight and are in the search for the right workout routine. You’ve even enrolled at the gym or decided to start jogging. But is it enough to embark on a new regimen to lose weight? Or should you also be mindful of the time you choose for your workout?
There are some communities around the world that have learnt to prolong death. Through a mix of good diet, lifestyle practices and healthy social engagement, these communities have a high longevity, where the average lifespan is around 100 years old. Have these people discovered the Fountain of Youth? Or are they doing something so simple yet effective, we all should be doing it too?
We Indians love our tea so much, we tend to think we know all there is to know about tea. Isn’t that right? We drink tea with cardamom, ginger and sometimes other spice mixes every day, round the year, and our Indian teas have made it across the globe to the shelves of speciality gourmet stores in the West, adding to our popularity.
Ever wondered why you crave your mom’s food sometimes? Or, why certain foods evoke a certain memory, good or bad? The reason, what you eat will define how you will feel. Whether you love to look and prefer to order takeout instead, food has the power to repair or damage your body. Don’t believe us? Try drinking 5 cups of daily as notice how you feel.
Today we all know that stress is bad for us. And the fact is; nothing works to beat stress the way meditation can. When you learn to spend some quality time meditating every day, you gain more control over your thoughts and are able to channel positive energy, which will permeate through all aspects of your life and will help you deal with stressful situations a lot better.
Ayurveda, the Science of Life can teach us how to live a better life by adopting positive lifestyle changes. Beginning from how to start the day on the right note, to planning your day for it to be stress-free, to even calling an end to the day with the right frame of mind, here is how you can make Ayurveda a part of your everyday life for a healthier, fitter and happier you.
There’s not so good news for burgers and grilled food lovers. As per a new study, eating grilled meat elevates the risk of high blood pressure. Unfortunately, it’s not just about grilled meat but food cooked at high temperatures such as broiling and roasting is connected with high blood pressure, the study revealed.
Whether you run too hard, too often, or for too long, or a combination of all three, there is not enough time for recuperation. This can wear your body down, and injury problems can begin to occur. Distance runners are thought to be an at-risk group for overtraining.
You try your best to cook healthy. You’ve made the switch from refined flours to whole grains, you’ve ditched the ghee and butter, and you ensure you eat enough fruits and vegetables. You also like to prepare your own meals and give up on processed foods as far as possible.
If you love to eat and indulge yourself occasionally in various sweetmeats, opting for healthy eatables can be tedious and challenging. And why shouldn’t it be right? There is so much information about the side effects of certain types of food and cooking techniques that it can get baffling.
Many people have wondered whether a vegetarian diet is better for their overall health. Some people believe that a vegetarian diet is better for animals and the environment, while others choose it because phytochemicals found in all plant based foods offer a myriad of health promoting factors.
It is clearly evident to thousands of people today that unhealthy weight gain is the primary reason so many people are being diagnosed with Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart diseases and much more. And yet, no matter how hard they try, they cannot seem to lose as much weight as they want.