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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)
Updated on Jun 08, 2024 05:29 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

New Covid variant FLiRT spreads in US; do we need to worry? All you need to know

Two new Covid variants KP.2 and KP 1.1 are spreading in US, raising concerns about a fresh wave of infections. Do we need to worry?

FLiRT refers to a group of new SARS-CoV-2 variants that have emerged from the Omicron JN.1 lineage and are rapidly spreading across the U.S. (Pixabay)
Published on May 04, 2024 07:50 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Beat the heat with Pudina: 6 amazing ways to include mint leaves in your diet

Mint leaves or Pudina not only helps beat the heat but can also be a flavourful addition to your summer salads, drinks or chutneys. Here's how to consume it.

Mint magic: The unique flavour of mint is courtesy the aromatic compound menthol which gives it its distinctive taste and scent. In summer, mint is particularly helpful because menthol triggers a cooling sensation in the mouth and on the skin.(Freepik)
Published on May 04, 2024 05:51 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Weight loss to gut health: 8 wonderful benefits of eating mangoes in summer

Sweet, fibrous and full of vitamins, mango is the most delightful summer indulgence that can nourish the body and boost your mental well-being.

Mangoes seem to be the only sweet relief that comes during harsh summer as gorging on this heavenly fruit can fill you with pure delight(Pixabay)
Published on May 04, 2024 04:28 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Sedentary during heatwave? 6 ways to stay active and lose weight during summer

Is heatwave making you fat and lethargic? That's probably because you may be staying indoors most of the time with zero activity. Here's what you can do.

From water-based activities to indoor exercising, there's a lot that you can do to stay active during heatwave and avoid exacerbation of chronic disease symptoms.(Freepik)
Published on May 04, 2024 12:42 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Feeling numb after a breakup? 8 reasons why it may happen

No rage, no sadness. Here's why you are feeling empty and numb from inside post breaking up with your partner.

The emotional fallout of a breakup can manifest in the most unexpected ways. While sadness and anger are normal post-breakup feelings, numbness is an equally common yet underappreciated reaction(Freepik)
Published on May 03, 2024 06:16 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Should you drink water before, during or after meals? How it impacts digestion

Drinking water at the right time can promote satiety and ease digestion. Experts on when and how much water to drink before, during and after your meals.

Having too much water too close to the meals can dilute digestive juices and hinder nutrient movement(Freepik)
Published on May 03, 2024 04:43 PM IST
By, New Delhi

10 refreshing ways to have amla in summer for weight loss and immunity

Give amla a summer makeover by whipping up these unique and mouth-watering recipes that will help you beat the heat and stay away from illnesses.

Sushma PS, Chief Dietician- JNI in an interview with HT Digital shares 10 unique ways to consume amla in summer which are not just tasty but can also boost your immunity.(Freepik)
Updated on May 07, 2024 02:04 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Is heatwave making you cranky? Impact of extreme heat on moods; how to deal with

Literally losing your cool every now and then during heatwave? It isn't your fault. Know how extreme heat is affecting your moods.

Studies have confirmed that exposure to severe heat over a period of time can deplete memory, attention and reaction time. (Freepik)
Published on May 03, 2024 11:40 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Best and healthiest smoothies for your summer breakfast to enjoy

Smoothies are sure to soothe your body as the summer sun comes beating down. Here are some refreshing options.

In case you are running out of smoothie ideas during the intense summer months, we asked a diet expert to share some unique smoothie ideas that you can rustle up in jiffy in the coming days.(Freepik)
Published on May 02, 2024 08:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi

8 reasons why dogs and humans share a deep emotional connection

Love your dog more than anyone in the world? Here are 8 compelling reasons why you share a special bond with your furry friend.

Dogs can decode subtle cues be it expressions, body language, voice etc to understand how their human companion might be feeling. (Freepik)
Published on May 02, 2024 07:14 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Mumps cases rise in Delhi, NCR: Watch out for these symptoms; preventive tips

Amidst the summer heat, the rise in mumps cases in Delhi-NCR has raised concern. Here are signs and symptoms you must know along with preventive tips.

Delhi Mumps outbreak: Early signs that people shouldn’t take lightly include fever, headache, and fatigue as they progress to painful swelling of the salivary glands. (Freepik)
Updated on May 02, 2024 07:17 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Surprising benefits of post-dinner walk: 7 ways it can transform your health

A brief walk post dinner is a lifestyle upgrade you must consider. From balancing sugar to sound sleep, a little movement can help you enjoy many benefits.

Walking post dinner or postprandial walk can also bring amazing benefits for your heart health by lowering cholesterol and managing blood pressure. By preventing blood sugar spikes, one can prevent diabetes and other metabolic disorders.(Freepik)
Published on May 02, 2024 01:45 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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