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Five foods that can provide fuel when you're feeling low

14 Mar 2021

Five foods that can provide fuel when you're feeling low

With growing stress, it is a relief to know that there are certain foods that can help lift our spirits.

Stress-baking goes beyond just a hobby; here are its benefits

14 Mar 2021

Stress-baking goes beyond just a hobby; here are its benefits

The one hobby that attained a cult status during the pandemic was baking, or should I say stress baking?

#HealthBytes: The many health benefits of tai chi workouts

07 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: The many health benefits of tai chi workouts

Tai chi, also known as "meditation in motion," is a traditional Chinese martial arts form and is popular worldwide due to its physical and emotional benefits.

Everything you must know about Genetically Modified Organisms or GMOs

07 Mar 2021

Everything you must know about Genetically Modified Organisms or GMOs

Conventional methods of breeding such as selective breeding and crossbreeding might tag certain unwanted traits alongside desired characteristics.

#HealthBytes: Here's why having cranberries is good for you

07 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: Here's why having cranberries is good for you

Cranberries are one of the healthiest fruits from the berry family that are loaded with antioxidants and other nutrients.

#HealthBytes: Here's why green almonds are good for you

07 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: Here's why green almonds are good for you

Green almonds are nothing but raw nuts (almonds) that are soft and delicately nutty.

Here's why you should add coconut oil to your diet

07 Mar 2021

Here's why you should add coconut oil to your diet

Coconut oil is a staple in South Indian cooking and has found fame in various diets across the world.

Not just a sugary beverage, sugarcane juice is a nutrient-powerhouse

07 Mar 2021

Not just a sugary beverage, sugarcane juice is a nutrient-powerhouse

Sugarcane juice is obtained from the sugarcane plant and is a refreshing drink that is usually served with a dash of lemon and ginger.

#HealthBytes: You can get omega-3 from these five plant-based sources

07 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: You can get omega-3 from these five plant-based sources

Omega-3 fatty acids are of three types: Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA), Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and Alpha-linolenic Acids (ALA).

Aquatic therapy: Know more about this popular method of treatment

07 Mar 2021

Aquatic therapy: Know more about this popular method of treatment

Aquatic therapy is increasingly becoming a popular trend worldwide and is being used as an alternative to traditional land-based therapy.

Naturally beautiful! Here is how to perfect the no-makeup look

07 Mar 2021

Naturally beautiful! Here is how to perfect the no-makeup look

We often see pictures of celebrities running their errands, without visible makeup but looking drop-dead gorgeous.

What causes sleep apnea? Its symptoms and long term effects

04 Mar 2021

What causes sleep apnea? Its symptoms and long term effects

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that requires treatment.

#HealthBytes: Carpal tunnel syndrome - its causes, symptoms, and prevention

01 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: Carpal tunnel syndrome - its causes, symptoms, and prevention

The carpal tunnel is located on the palm side of the hand and is a narrow passage surrounded by bones and ligaments.

#HealthBytes: A beginner's guide to working out at home

28 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: A beginner's guide to working out at home

Working out the muscles of your body is important to keep it healthy, and in today's world where most of us lead a sedentary lifestyle, it is all the more necessary to make a conscious effort to move your body.

Five types of protein powders that you should know about

28 Feb 2021

Five types of protein powders that you should know about

Proteins are a vital nutrient for our day-to-day functioning.

#HealthBytes: Don't like orange juice? You're missing these benefits

28 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Don't like orange juice? You're missing these benefits

Fresh orange juice is a beverage that both kids and adults love and it's a delicious drink, which does not require any added sugar.

#HealthBytes: Changes that happen when you stop working out

28 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Changes that happen when you stop working out

A day's break from working out could get stretched and before we realize it, we can be left feeling like a newbie at the gym.

What is gluten intolerance? Its symptoms and foods to avoid

28 Feb 2021

What is gluten intolerance? Its symptoms and foods to avoid

Gluten-free diets are a growing trend, with eateries catering to gluten-intolerant customers with specially customized menus.

Tips to help you keep your kids away from gadgets

28 Feb 2021

Tips to help you keep your kids away from gadgets

That excessive screen-time is harmful to kids is a known fact, but the present scenario makes most of us give in to its lure.

Want to look taller? These fashion tips will help

28 Feb 2021

Want to look taller? These fashion tips will help

Being a petite woman, I have at times caught myself hoping for extra inches because let's face it, there are a few looks that can look flattering only on taller frames.

Important manners you must follow while working out in gym

28 Feb 2021

Important manners you must follow while working out in gym

Stepping into the gym can be unnerving if you don't know what needs to be done, the rules to follow, or whom to ask about these specifics.

#HealthBytes: Does music therapy have any benefits at all?

28 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Does music therapy have any benefits at all?

Music has a strong connection with our memories and listening to it is an effective way to uplift our moods.

#HealthBytes: Microgreens that can be easily grown at home

28 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Microgreens that can be easily grown at home

Microgreens are small plants packed with nutrients and research suggests that they can have up to 9 times more nutritional value than mature greens.

Reasons to visit the land of fire and ice, Iceland

21 Feb 2021

Reasons to visit the land of fire and ice, Iceland

Magical and surreal are words synonymous with Iceland and this is solely due to a lack of better words in the dictionary.

#HealthBytes: Five powerful yoga asanas to strengthen your eyes

21 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Five powerful yoga asanas to strengthen your eyes

Do your eyes ache by the end of the day and do you struggle to look at your computer or mobile screen?

Five vegan sandwich recipes that even meat lovers will dig

21 Feb 2021

Five vegan sandwich recipes that even meat lovers will dig

Sandwiches are a hot favorite among adults as well as kids and are the easiest entrées to serve.

Five foods that are worst than chocolates for your teeth

21 Feb 2021

Five foods that are worst than chocolates for your teeth

Probably the most common line that's told to children is, "Don't have chocolate, you'll end up with germs on your teeth."

Benefits of rice water you probably didn't know

18 Feb 2021

Benefits of rice water you probably didn't know

Remember the starchy water that you throw away after soaking or cooking rice?

COVID-19 special: Five habits to keep, even after the pandemic

17 Feb 2021

COVID-19 special: Five habits to keep, even after the pandemic

The pandemic and lockdown restrictions made us suddenly adapt to newer habits and lifestyle changes.

Few common nail conditions and remedies to fix them

16 Feb 2021

Few common nail conditions and remedies to fix them

While it is easy to dismiss off nail care as a cosmetic splurge, healthy nails speak volumes about our overall health.

Coronavirus survives longer on glass, plastic than cloth, paper: Study

15 Feb 2021

Coronavirus survives longer on glass, plastic than cloth, paper: Study

The novel coronavirus may survive for a far lesser time on porous surfaces such as paper and clothes than on impermeable surfaces like glass and plastic, a Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay study suggests.

#HealthBytes: Subtle warning signs your body is alarming you about

14 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Subtle warning signs your body is alarming you about

It is often easier to identify the signals from a faulty gadget than warning signs that our body is giving us.

Five shoe trends to watch out for this year

14 Feb 2021

Five shoe trends to watch out for this year

The right outfit with the wrong footwear can be a fashion disaster, but the right footwear with an off outfit can still help elevate the look.

Hygge, a Danish concept, is an ideal lesson to happiness

07 Feb 2021

Hygge, a Danish concept, is an ideal lesson to happiness

Hygge is a feeling that is hard to describe in a single word but loosely translated, it means taking care of oneself both spiritually and mentally by doing what makes one happy.

Want to become a morning person? Follow these simple tips

07 Feb 2021

Want to become a morning person? Follow these simple tips

We've all been in that place where we resolve to wake up early, only to snooze the alarm and happily doze off.

#HealthBytes: Reasons why you should add kokum in your diet

07 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Reasons why you should add kokum in your diet

Kokum is a fruit that closely resembles a cherry, and it is a staple ingredient in various Indian cuisines.

Download these five self-improvement apps for a productive 2021

07 Feb 2021

Download these five self-improvement apps for a productive 2021

We are already in the second month of the new year and it's safe to assume that most of our resolutions are already forgotten.

#HealthBytes: Five health benefits of the exotic fruit, jackfruit

07 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Five health benefits of the exotic fruit, jackfruit

Jackfruits are exotic fruits that grow in tropical regions and are most commonly found in South India.