September 30, 2019

Tea drinking and brain health - Are they related?

Tea has been around for centuries and drinking has such a rich and vibrant history. Have you noticed how year after year new studies conducted keep on discovering yet another health benefit of drinking tea?

Not only is tea good for you, it tastes great too! And unlike what most fair skin obsessed Indian and Southeast Asian parents believe and often dissuade their kids from this healthy beverage, drinking tea doesn't cause skin darkening.






September 21, 2019

Neem Herbal Tea For Stomach Ailments & Intestinal Worm Infections

Most of the time, we eagerly wait for the monsoons to provide the much-needed relief after the scorching summer heat and the soaring temperatures. And though, this year, monsoons have hit almost all parts of India, the incessant rains and the unending, unabated showers sadly, have wreaked havoc in many places causing loss of life and property.

However, this is usually not the norm and  rainy season is welcomed by one and all as it is a pleasant change after the unbearable heat and grime. Sitting by the window, watching the rains and sipping a cup of hot coffee or tea along  with crispy, fried pakodas is most people's idea of spending a rainy day comfortably and leisurely.

woman with an umbrella enjoying the rains



September 12, 2019

Seven Acne Culprits That May Surprise You

handsome man applying facial cream in bathroom while looking at mirror

Anyone who has struggled with acne as an adult knows that it’s the absolute worst. Unlike acne in your teenage years—where fluctuating hormones are largely to blame—adult acne can be triggered by an endless number of things, some of which aren’t always easy to identify.


September 10, 2019

Why carrying heavy shopping bags is good for you

I've mentioned umpteen times in many posts that strength training and weight bearing exercises are extremely good for your bone health and help prevent dreaded diseases like osteoporosis or the brittle bone disease. And no, strength training exercises don't bulk you up -- they in fact help you preserve and enhance your muscle mass and make you look fitter and leaner.

woman lifting a kettle bell


August 31, 2019

Alcohol during pregnancy can cause miscarriage

Miscarriage can be devastating for any woman who's looking forward to hold her baby in her arms after a long wait of 9 months. In most cases, it's often difficult to ascertain the exact cause of miscarriage; in fact most missed abortions occur for reasons you have no control over.

pregnant woman holding her belly



July 30, 2019

15 One-Ingredient Homemade Face Masks For Fabulous Skin

You would have loved to pamper your skin with facial masks from time to time but do not prefer to slather on store-bought products either because they are chemically laden or due to the fact that they are too expensive. As far as homemade DIY beauty recipes are concerned, you are either pressed for time or too lazy to indulge in a proper home spa ritual. Also, concocting a a full-fledged homemade DIY mask that requires a slew of ingredients and the elaborate steps required in its preparation drives you nuts. So you simply put off your skin care routine and go on with your life.


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