Calcium Deficiency In Midlife

Why calcium is so important? When we hear the word “Calcium deficiency” bones come to our mind. Calcium is extremely important for your bones which make up the frame, the skeleton of the body. This vital mineral is also a building block for our teeth. It is also needed for the contraction of our muscles. […]

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Sun salutations – a short but the most effective practice

Sun Salutations Sun salutation or Surya namaskar is a series of poses tied together as a sequence. It is a short yet the most effective and most familiar practice. There are many variations in the poses to add or reduce difficulty level. As far as you are maintaining the right form in each pose, it […]

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KETO diet – killer or savior?

The KETO dilemma KETO has been a buzzword in the dieting industry for the last few years. Many people are turning towards keto for weight loss, many restaurants have started offering keto options and many influencers are talking about this diet. But recently the KETO diet is making news for something really tragic. An Indian […]

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Alternate Nostril Breathing

Anulom Vilom Pranayama – Breathe in the balance

What is Anulom Vilom Anulom Vilom or Alternate nostril breathing is not just a rhythm of breathing but it is an exercise in itself. It is also known as Nadi Shodhana Pranayama, meaning it is a process of purification of energy channels in our body known as “Nadi”. When the left nostril is used for […]

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Malaasana AKA Asian Squat – A pose for everybody , everyday

What Is Malaasana? Malaasana = Mal(Stools) + Aasana  The pose name suggests that it is the best pose to be in while passing stools. Maybe Malaasana became Maalaasana(Maala = garland)  and got translated as garland pose. There is no resemblance of this pose with garland. It can be called as “Asian Squat Pose” in English, […]

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Butterfly Pea Flower Tea – Goodness of Nature

About Butterfly Pea Flower Plant Butterfly pea flower which also known by local names like shankh pushpi, Gokarna in regional languages this flower holds an important position in Asian culture. With its bright royal blue color, it is used as a natural food color in Thai cousins. Known as shankhpushpi in Ayurveda, this flower has […]

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How to stop snacking!

Snacking or No Snacking? When it comes to dietitians & nutritionists, there are two different streams seen in the number of meals advised by them. One set of people believe many frequent meals distributed over the day is a good way of eating while others believe lesser meals, even as less as one or two […]

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Neurodegenerative Diseaes

Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases Medical advancements have increased the average lifespan of a human. So good news is we can live longer… we have more people living in their 80s, 90s but then bad news is this population over the age of 80 are also at risk of diseases due to the aging process like […]

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Strong Hamstrings For Strong Midlife

Why Hamstring Flexibility Is Important? All my life till I got pregnant with my daughter I was very skinny and hence misunderstood as fit. Neither did I feel the need to intentionally workout nor anyone suggested that I should. Later in life got busy with the newborn and the work and the social life that […]

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All About Eggs…

Eggs as a source of protein Eggs are one of the best sources of high-quality protein. A large egg has 6 grams of protein along with nine essential amino acids in the right ratio. They are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12, and minerals such as zinc, iron, and copper. Eggs are delicious […]

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