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WALKING BACKWARDS

Why walking backwards, when one barely manages to take out time to walk forward. The answer lies in your need for greater gains in your neurological physiological fitness. We all have read plenty of times over that your body gets used to a certain movement Read More

HIBISCUS – THE CRIMSON WONDER

Hibiscus- it’s not just a flower, but a crimson wonder. It has within its petals the nectar of youth quite literally. It is not a surprise therefore that it is also considered as a most important and auspicious offering to the Lord Ganesh and Ma Durga, the 2 deities Read More

SEEDS OF HEALTH

Chia, Flax, Pumpkin, Sunflower, Seasame and Moringa seeds provide the greatest source of omegas, vitamins and minerals and even a generous amount of protein. They could also be called seeds of health. Big benefits in small packages could be the easiest way to describe them. Read More

BUILD THOSE BONES

We have often heard ‘build the muscle’ but the ‘build the bones’ comes as a surprise to many. It comes to the fore only with the onset of osteoporosis. The next advice one gets is to pop calcium tablets. Is that enough? Is that correct? Are corrective methods the only solution? Read More

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SOUL FOOD

Soul food is comfort food. We all feel the need, the want to feel the warmth of hot soup, coffee or hot chocolate to get a smile on our face. But sometimes that is not satisfying enough and we yearn for some more. Soul food often changes with our emotions and with the seasons. Read More

FAD DIETS- GUILT CREATED HAVOC

The new year begins with fad diets suddenly springing up marking new year’s goals/resolutions. Little do people realize that optimizing health and fitness have to be a constant in your daily life for it to be sustainable. Read More

TEA THAT’S GOOD FOR YOU

Tea that’s good for you and need not be green. We have been surrounded with media, advertisements, health endorsements and newsletters all promoting the benefits of green tea. A strategized marketing propaganda for manufacturers that have given rise to a huge market for the product. Read More

WAY TO DRINK WATER

A few days ago I had put up a post on my Instagram, on how important it is to drink water. However, the main point was lost and comments that followed were only about how my way to drink water was all wrong. I was drinking water standing up Read More

MAKHANA – THE TEATIME SNACK

Most of us get these hunger pangs at 4pm and we are often flummoxed at what to eat without piling on calories. Makhana is the answer. This is also called the fox nut or popped lotus seeds. Though it is light on the stomach it gives a feeling of satiety for a long period of time with merely a bowl. Read More