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MONSOON ARRIVES: PLEASURE OR WOES

Monsoon arrives, bringing with it a lot of smiles, but a lot of worries about health too. Getting wet in the rain is not just a pleasure but not an option either. When we live out our childhood memories, getting soaking wet, stomping in puddles, setting paper boats a sail… Read More

BANANAS -PACK A PUNCH

Are you bananas? Its almost used as a bad word and I often wonder why? Today’s so called “health conscious” people shun the fruit and have developed an aversion to it. The only problem with it is that it is a staple for the common man. But that is why it is the most interesting. Read More

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KESAR – A Pinch of health

Acres and acres of land harvesting Kesar is what dots the Valley of Kashmir. On my recent visit there I was lucky to have procured some straight from the fields. Srinagar, Pulwama, Kishtwar and Budgam being the main districts of cultivation, Kashmir is the only place in India with the correct climate and soil to cultivate Kesar. Read More

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SHOULDER MOBILITY

Shoulder mobility is taken for granted, and who more than I would know, having suffered due to my negligence. My pain threshold being pretty high, I simply disregarded the fact that we are not meant to live in pain. Simply because that’s the only joint that can pivot a full circle, move in all directions, we think it’s capable of just about anything. The rotator cuff allows your arm to move up/down/sideways and perform all your tasks almost subconsciously. Read More

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WHAT YOUR TONGUE TALKS ABOUT YOU

Did you know your tongue talks? Yeah of course you do!! Now, ask a doctor what your tongue says about you. Your tongue is indicative to your gut health for sure but along with that it can also be a check on other health issues. In the recent times, we all have seen the effect of Covid-19 to show effect on the taste and smell of the infected person. This itself has made all of us very conscious but let this not end here. Read More

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SPINAL MOBILITY AND FLEXIBILITY

Spinal mobility and flexibility is one area where I feel, I ventured into very late. My damaged body had to restructure itself, repair and heal and only then could I begin to condition myself to improve on my mobility and flexibility. Read More

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BENEFITS OF BHINDI

Bhindi or Okra has been one of my favourite vegetables but one that is always been difficult to cook. Undercooking can leave it slimy and overcooking can destroy the benefits… Read More

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BENEFITS OF METHI

Methi, the bitter hard yellow seeds that I call the topaz of the kitchen, have more benefits that you can ever imagine. They are a powerhouse of minerals and an excellent source of fibre. I have been having soaked methi seeds for over a decade now and I actually can vouch for its benefits. Soaking the methi seeds removes its bitterness and makes it easier to chew too. It is important to chew them well though to get its complete benefits, as the enzymes in your saliva help to breakdown the nutrients into a state where they can be easily absorbed. Read More