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Raw mango vs ripe mango, which is better for your health?

Raw mangoes are a storehouse of Vitamin C, while ripe mangoes are rich in antioxidants. Which one is better? Let's know from experts.

Both raw and ripe mangoes offer numerous health benefits due to their rich content of vitamins, minerals and bioactive compounds.(Pinterest)
Published on May 14, 2024 04:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Drink methi seeds water on empty stomach to manage blood sugar, aid weight loss

Fenugreek or methi seeds water can work wonders for managing your blood sugar and promoting weight loss. Soak it overnight to speed up your metabolism.

Soaking 1 -2 tsp of washed fenugreek seeds overnight and having them first thing in the morning not only speeds up your metabolism but also makes sure your blood sugar and cholesterol levels remain in control.(Shutterstock)
Published on May 14, 2024 01:11 PM IST
By, New Delhi

White bread to aerated drinks: 9 foods that speed up ageing, make you look older

Are you a junk food junkie? Those crispy samosas and heavenly colas may be accelerating your ageing process. Here's what you need to do.

Unhealthy lifestyle choices can speed up the process of biological ageing, while a healthy lifestyle can slow it down
Published on May 14, 2024 11:32 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Weight loss without workout: 8 ways to shed kilos if you can't sweat it out

As the temperatures soar, shedding those extra pounds can seem like an uphill battle, especially for those who find it challenging to find time for exercise.

If for some reason, you are not able to hit the gym or find time to walk, there are other aspects of wellness that can aid in weight loss.(Freepik)
Published on May 13, 2024 05:48 PM IST
By, New Delhi

10 vegetarian sources of Vitamin B12 you must include in the diet

While animal products are the richest sources of Vitamin B12, there are several vegetarian options that can help you meet your daily requirement.

The deficiency of this Vitamin B12 can lead to shortness of breath, headaches, indigestion, loss of appetite, palpitations, trouble with vision, memory issues, numbness, weakness, diarrhoea and other neurological issues.(Freepik)
Published on May 13, 2024 04:33 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Worried about heart attack? Signs of an unhealthy heart; tips for heart health

Impact of virus, sedentary lifestyle, or vaccine; what's ailing your heart in post Covid era? Know signs of an unhealthy heart, tips to boost heart health.

 If you feel shortness of breath, chest discomfort, dizziness or fatigue, you may want to consult a health expert to determine if all is well with your heart health.(Shutterstock)
Published on May 13, 2024 03:25 PM IST
By, New Delhi

10 wonderful benefits of stretching every day for your body and mind

In today's modern lifestyle, stretching not only helps release stress, but also reverse ill effects of sedentary lifestyle. All the benefits you want to know.

Daily stretching can make your body more flexible, increase your range of motion, improve your posture, keep your muscles agile as you age and make you feel happier, more confident and relaxed.(Freepik)
Published on May 13, 2024 12:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Date and milk to palak paneer: 7 wrong food combinations you must avoid

Mixing hot and cold foods, or iron-rich and calcium foods may not be a good idea as per Ayurveda, an expert warns.

Nutritionist and Yoga teacher Juhi Kapoor shares 7 wrong food combinations as per Ayurveda that may be ruining your health.(Pinterest)
Updated on May 13, 2024 05:18 PM IST
By, New Delhi

How to fix chronic fatigue; 6 expert-approved tips to follow

Experiencing fatigue all the time can reduce quality of life and lead to poor sleep. Here's what it means when you have chronic fatigue. Expert tips to fix it.

People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome often experience significant limitations in their daily activities, work, and social interactions, leading to a reduced quality of life.(Freepik)
Published on May 11, 2024 08:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti 2024: Date, puja timings, history and significance

Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti is celebrated to mark birth anniversary of Indian philosopher who played a significance role in popularizing Advaita Vedanta.

Born in Kalady, Kerala during 788 C.E in a Nambudiri Brahman family, Adi Shankara disappeared at the age of 32 in year 820 C.E.(HT Photo)
Published on May 11, 2024 07:34 PM IST
By, New Delhi

5 warning signs of high cholesterol on your face and eyes

High cholesterol can show up as yellowish pimples on face or changes in cornea. Here are signs to watch out for.

 In the post Corona world where lifestyle has become more sedentary and heart attack cases have risen exponentially, being forewarned about serious health issues could prompt you to take preventive measures.(Freepik)
Published on May 11, 2024 06:09 PM IST
By, New Delhi

4 in 10 cancer cases related to obesity: New study

A new research done over four decades involving 4.1 million participants, has found that obesity-related cancers could now be detected in 4 out of 10 people.

The research conducted by Lund University in Malmo, Sweden, studies the weight and lifestyle of over 4.1 million participants for a period of four decades.(Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Published on May 11, 2024 04:05 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Drink ghee with warm water on empty stomach for weight loss, easing constipation

Ghee can stimulate digestive system, nourish joints and muscles, aid in weight loss. Here're benefits of ghee water on empty stomach.

Ghee with warm water in one such combination that can give a boost to your gut health apart from enhancing cognitive function and aiding in weight loss. (Pinterest)
Published on May 11, 2024 02:42 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Is it a good idea to eat just fruits for dinner? Experts weigh in

A fruit-only diet in dinner can do more harm than good in long term. Here's what nutrition experts have to say.

Little quantity of fruits is fine to consume in dinner with other options, but not just fruits. (Shutterstock)
Published on May 11, 2024 12:44 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Mother's Day 2024: 5 meditation tips for moms to cultivate calm in everyday life

Dear moms, make sure to find some peaceful time for yourself every day with these easy meditation tips, this Mother's Day.

From guided meditations that offer soothing narration and gentle prompts to mindfulness practices that focus on breath awareness and present-moment awareness, there's a meditation style for every mood and moment. (Freepik)
Published on May 10, 2024 07:54 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Raw mango to amla, 8 delicious chutneys to boost immunity, make meals tasty

Bursting with flavour and packed with nutrients, homemade chutneys can completely transform your dining experience. Here are few options to try this summer.

Chutneys are usually made of fresh herbs, seasonal fruits and vegetables which can add to the nutrient intake.(Pinterest)
Published on May 10, 2024 05:10 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Mother's Day 2024: 10 self-care tips moms must follow to boost mental health

From prioritizing needs, asking for help to eating healthy diet, here are self-care tips every mom should follow to boost their health and happiness.

Lack of sleep can wreak havoc on both physical and mental health. Make sleep a priority by establishing a consistent bedtime routine, creating a relaxing sleep environment, and delegating nighttime responsibilities when possible.(Freepik)
Published on May 10, 2024 02:57 PM IST
By, New Delhi

How dangerous is FLiRT? 5 things about new Covid-19 variant spreading in US

In the wake of waning immunity and social distancing no longer a norm, it's important to stay alert against the new Covid threat. Here're key facts about FLiRT.

In the landscape of Covid-19, Covid-19 variants within the Omicron JN.1 lineage, called FLiRt variants, present new challenges. The variants KP.2 and KP 1.1 have new mutations (Freepik)
Published on May 10, 2024 01:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Soaked chia seeds to Greek yoghurt; 5 best foods to have on empty stomach

Starting your day with the right kind of food sets the tone for your entire day ahead. Here's a list of empty stomach foods you must have every day.

Breakfast, often considered as the most important meal of the day, plays a crucial role in fuelling your body and brain after a night of fasting. It replenishes your energy levels, kickstarts your metabolism, and enhances your focus and concentration, making it essential to choose nutritious options to begin your morning on the right note.(Freepik)
Published on May 10, 2024 12:36 PM IST
By, New Delhi

West Nile virus spreads in Kerala: Symptoms to prevention all you want to know

West Nile virus mostly causes flu-like symptoms but can lead to life-threatening neurological complications. Take note of these symptoms and prevention tips.

West Nile virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus that can cause flu-like symptoms in people and some birds.(US CfDCaP/epa efe/dpa/picture-alliance )
Published on May 09, 2024 07:49 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World Lupus Day 2024: Date, history, significance, key facts; how to manage

World Lupus Day is dedicated to people worldwide who suffer from this debilitating autoimmune disease and struggle with multiple symptoms across their body.

World Lupus Day is celebrated every year on May 10. This year it's being observed on a Friday.
Published on May 09, 2024 06:06 PM IST
By, New Delhi

6 amazing benefits of drinking bael juice every day in summer

When consumed regularly in summer, bael juice offers a host of health advantages from guarding against heatwave to easing constipation.

Bael is full of fibre, vitamins and minerals, and has antioxidative, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 25, 2024 06:30 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Rohini Vrat in May 2024 coincides with Akshaya Tritiya; rituals and significance

Rohini Vrat in May is being observed on May 10, Friday and it coincides with the auspicious occasions of Akshaya Tritiya. All you want to know.

Rohini vrat is usually observed for a period of 3, 5 or 7 years and after fasting continuously for the selected period, it's important to conclude your fasts with an udyapan ceremony. (Pinterest)
Published on May 09, 2024 02:01 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Covishield rolled back; should those jabbed with it need to worry?

After AstraZeneca withdraws Covishield, should those who took the vaccine be worried about its potential side effects on health? We asked a few experts.

Updated on May 10, 2024 11:27 AM IST
By, New Delhi

World Thalassaemia Day 2024: Date, history and significance of the day

World Thalassaemia Day 2024: World Thalassaemia Day is observed on May 8 to raise awareness around the genetic disorder, and support those who have it.

World Thalassaemia Day 2024: On World Thalassemia Day, various activities and events are organized by healthcare institutions, patient support groups, and community organizations.(Freepik)
Updated on May 08, 2024 10:39 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Summer pet care: Watch out for these common summer illnesses your pet may suffer

From risk of dehydration and heatstroke, shedding to loss of appetite, your pet buddies need some extra care and attention in hot summer months.

With every seasonal change, like humans, pets also tend to catch the change in weather. It is the pet parents' duty to note few dos and don'ts while taking care of them(Pixabay)
Published on May 07, 2024 05:21 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Lung cancer vs asthma; how to differentiate between their symptoms

Coughing and shortness of breath are common symptoms of both lung cancer and asthma. Here’s how to distinguish between the two.

Exposure to certain irritants and substances that trigger allergies can lead to asthma flare-ups while smoking cigarettes is the biggest risk factor for lung cancer. (Freepik)
Published on May 07, 2024 03:49 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Drink moringa water every day on empty stomach for these amazing benefits

An Indian superfood, moringa water not only nourishes the body with wonderful nutrients but also helps in weight loss and detox. All you want to know

Be it leaves, stem, or flowers, different parts of Moringa plant have diverse benefits. (Shutterstock)
Published on May 07, 2024 01:39 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Can heatwave trigger asthma attacks? Know symptoms, tips to manage

High temperatures and humidity levels can cause swelling and narrowing of bronchial tubes. This can cause worrying symptoms like wheezing, shortness of breath.

 World Asthma Day is celebrated every year on the first Tuesday of May to spread awareness around the respiratory disease and how to manage it to reduce mortality and improve quality of life.(Freepik)
Published on May 07, 2024 11:03 AM IST
By, New Delhi

When is the first Pradosh Vrat in May 2024? Date, rituals, puja timings, history

Ravi Pradosh Vrat is being observed on the Trayodashi tithi of Krishna Paksha in the month of Vaishakha. From puja timings to rituals, all you want to know.

The first Pradosh Vrat in May 2024 is being observed on May 5, Sunday,(REUTERS)
Published on May 04, 2024 08:27 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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