Parmita Uniyal
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Is work from home hurting your back? Tips to correct your posture

Our poor posture may weaken our muscles over a period of time and that may lead to frequent aches and pains.

The sedentary lifestyle and postures are to blamed for our back troubles. (Pixabay)
The sedentary lifestyle and postures are to blamed for our back troubles. (Pixabay)
Updated on Aug 24, 2021 08:33 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Covid-19: Why building immunity in kids is important ahead of third wave

Experts have said that it is important to build natural immunity in children by way of healthy diet, physical exercise and breathing exercises.

Building immunity in kids should be the topmost priority(Pixabay)
Building immunity in kids should be the topmost priority(Pixabay)
Updated on Aug 23, 2021 08:22 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Suffering from constipation? Try this yogasana for overall good digestion

Celebrity yoga trainer Anshuka Parwani talked about a wonderful yogasana on her Instagram page that could be extremely beneficial for people troubled with constipation.

Malasana can be helpful in dealing in constipation(Instagram/anshukayoga)
Malasana can be helpful in dealing in constipation(Instagram/anshukayoga)
Updated on Aug 23, 2021 11:18 AM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Worst foods to have before your bedtime

If you are having these foods before sleeping, you may develop several health issues from sleep problems to chronic diseases.

Fried food, spicy food, tea, coffee or alcohol may interrupt with our sleep.(Pixabay)
Fried food, spicy food, tea, coffee or alcohol may interrupt with our sleep.(Pixabay)
Published on Aug 22, 2021 05:53 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Overindulged on Raksha Bandhan? Try these detox tips to cleanse your system

If you are facing issues like acidity, bloating and constipation post your Raksha Bandhan binge, then you need an Ayurveda detox.

Exercise, warm water and fasting are best ways to detox(Pixabay)
Exercise, warm water and fasting are best ways to detox(Pixabay)
Updated on Aug 22, 2021 03:47 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Boost your overall health with cycling. Know its benefits from doctor

Cycling works wonders for your physical and mental health. It helps keep heart diseases, obesity, diabetes and stress related issues at bay, as per experts.

Cycling helps to improve health and immune system,(Pixabay)
Cycling helps to improve health and immune system,(Pixabay)
Published on Aug 22, 2021 01:07 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Doctor debunks vaccine myths: Smoking poses higher clotting risk than vaccine

Dr Samir Dwivedi, Medical Director (India), International SOS says smokers are at higher risk of clotting than people who take vaccination.

Masking and social distancing measures will continue to play a major role until majority of people are vaccinated.(Pixabay)
Masking and social distancing measures will continue to play a major role until majority of people are vaccinated.(Pixabay)
Updated on Aug 21, 2021 05:42 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Onam 2021: Wishes, WhatsApp Messages, Images to share with friends

The 10-day Onam festivities in Kerala that started from August 12 are all set to conclude today on August 21. Here are wishes, WhatsApp messages and images you can share with your friends.

Onam falls in the month of Chingam, the first month of Malayali calendar, and is celebrated during August-September as per the Gregorian calendar.(Pixabay)
Onam falls in the month of Chingam, the first month of Malayali calendar, and is celebrated during August-September as per the Gregorian calendar.(Pixabay)
Updated on Aug 21, 2021 11:21 AM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Poha-tea to white sauce pasta: Food combos that are bad for your health

As per Ayurveda, certain food combinations can affect your metabolism and lead to many health problems and skin infections.

Poha and tea should not be combined as per Ayurveda(Pinterest)
Poha and tea should not be combined as per Ayurveda(Pinterest)
Updated on Aug 20, 2021 10:04 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Trying for a baby? Here are foods to boost your fertility

Following a healthy lifestyle and consuming a diet rich in protein and vitamins can increase your chances of getting pregnant.

Green leafy vegetables packed with vitamins must be consumed to boost fertility (Pixabay)
Green leafy vegetables packed with vitamins must be consumed to boost fertility (Pixabay)
Published on Aug 20, 2021 12:24 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Coconut ladoo to besan ladoo: Easy-to-make ladoo recipes on Raksha Bandhan 2021

Is your sibling a ladoo-lover? Take a look at these mouth-watering recipes of different kinds of ladoos on Raksha Bandhan 2021.

These delicious ladoo recipes are a must try on Raksha Bandhan 2021(Pinterest)
These delicious ladoo recipes are a must try on Raksha Bandhan 2021(Pinterest)
Updated on Aug 20, 2021 11:19 AM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Celebrate Raksha Bandhan with these eco-friendly or edible DIY rakhis

Rakhis look beautiful but the regular ones are hardly environment-friendly. Here are some delectable and easy-to-make DIY rakhi ideas you will thank us for.

You can make rakhis with easily available eco-friendly materials like rice and pumpkin seeds(YouTube, Pinterest)
You can make rakhis with easily available eco-friendly materials like rice and pumpkin seeds(YouTube, Pinterest)
Published on Aug 19, 2021 05:29 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Is wax coating on fruits and veggies harmful? A doctor answers

Artificial wax coating is applied to fruits and vegetables to increase their shelf life. Are all food waxes harmful? A doctor explains.

Food coating makes fruits and vegetables appear glossy. How important are these artificial wax coatings?(Unsplash)
Food coating makes fruits and vegetables appear glossy. How important are these artificial wax coatings?(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 19, 2021 12:11 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Enjoy these low-sugar desserts without guilt this Raksha Bandhan

This Raksha Bandhan 2021, indulge your sweet tooth wisely with these low-sugar and healthy desserts, as you celebrate the special day with your siblings

Looking for low-sugar sweets this Raksha Bandhan 2021? Take a look at these delicious yet healthy recipes.(Kanika Malhotra)
Looking for low-sugar sweets this Raksha Bandhan 2021? Take a look at these delicious yet healthy recipes.(Kanika Malhotra)
Published on Aug 19, 2021 11:26 AM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Suffering from Diabetes? 7 amazing foods to control your blood sugar levels

If you are diagnosed with diabetes, you may consume these amazing herbs, spices, vegetables and fruits to control your sugar naturally and effectively.

There are certain herbs and spices that help regulate insulin effectively in the body.(Pixabay)
There are certain herbs and spices that help regulate insulin effectively in the body.(Pixabay)
Updated on Aug 17, 2021 11:45 AM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Navroz 2021: Vahbbiz Dorabjee on her plans for Parsi New Year, favourite food

Navroz 2021: Vahbbiz Dorabjee is excited about bringing in Parsi New Year with her family in Goa this year. She also talks about her favourite Navroz food.

Vahbbiz Dorabjee loves to celebrate Navroz with family(Pinterest, YouTube)
Vahbbiz Dorabjee loves to celebrate Navroz with family(Pinterest, YouTube)
Updated on Aug 16, 2021 11:29 AM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

What happens when you reuse your cooking oil, a doctor explains

Do you use your leftover oil again and again for cooking? You may be inviting many diseases, a doctor tells us why.

Reusing oil can lead to many chronic diseases like Diabetes, hypertension and cardiac problems.(Unsplash)
Reusing oil can lead to many chronic diseases like Diabetes, hypertension and cardiac problems.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 15, 2021 01:03 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

75th Independence Day: 5 ways to free your mind from stress

If there is any resolution you should take on 75th Independence Day, it must be to say no to stress or free your mind from it.

If there is any resolution you should take on 75th Independence Day, it must be to say no to stress or free your mind from it.(Unsplash)
If there is any resolution you should take on 75th Independence Day, it must be to say no to stress or free your mind from it.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 16, 2021 08:05 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Wide awake at 2 am in pandemic? Sleeping mistakes to avoid, tips to sleep well

If you are unable to sleep at night, a number of factors including unstructured days and lack of routine are to be blamed. You must avoid these sleeping mistakes and follow some simple tips to sleep well.

If you are unable to sleep at night, a number of factors including unstructured days and lack of routine are to be blamed. You must avoid these sleeping mistakes and follow some simple tips to sleep well.(Unsplash)
If you are unable to sleep at night, a number of factors including unstructured days and lack of routine are to be blamed. You must avoid these sleeping mistakes and follow some simple tips to sleep well.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 12, 2021 11:00 AM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Hartalika Teej 2021: Lip-smacking diabetes-friendly dessert recipes you must try

On Hartalika Teej 2021, enjoy these healthy diabetes-friendly dessert recipes that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping your blood sugar levels in control.

On Hariyali Teej 2021, enjoy these healthy diabetes-friendly dessert recipes that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping your blood sugar levels in control.(Pinterest)
On Hariyali Teej 2021, enjoy these healthy diabetes-friendly dessert recipes that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping your blood sugar levels in control.(Pinterest)
Updated on Aug 11, 2021 12:10 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

How to know if your fever is due to Covid-19 or dengue. Doctors give tips

Symptoms of malaria, dengue, and Covid-19 may overlap with each other which makes diagnosis and treatment difficult.

With seasonal illnesses on rise, the symptoms of each of the monsoon diseases must be carefully observed.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
With seasonal illnesses on rise, the symptoms of each of the monsoon diseases must be carefully observed.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Aug 10, 2021 04:17 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

I'm not an actor, I just look my part as a lama: Mahesh Bhatt

As Mahesh Bhatt debuts as an actor, he lands himself a dream role of sorts. Playing a lama in Mukul Mishra's debut film came naturally to him because he was always drawn to the spiritual side of life.

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Mahesh-Bhatt-as-a-Buddhist-monk
Updated on May 14, 2014 06:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByParmita Uniyal, New Delhi

Astro speak: who'll be the next Prime Minister?

The Congress-BJP-AAP battle hots up as the countdown to counting day begins. Three leading astrologers - Bejan Daruwala, Sanjay B Jumaani and Bharat Bhushan predict what lies ahead for our leaders.

Updated on May 14, 2014 02:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByParmita Uniyal, New Delhi

Movie review: Amole Gupte's Hawaa Hawaai has powerful visuals

Director Amole Gupte speaks less with words and more with visuals. He tells stories within a story and leaves a lot to imagination. The film doesn't have a single dull moment even as it moves at a leisurely pace in the first half.

Updated on May 09, 2014 07:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByParmita Uniyal, New Delhi

Movie review: Purani Jeans will remind you of old friends

While the plot of the film is as old as the jeans of our young characters, it is the treatment of the film, the sub-plots and the character artists that make it worth watching.

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A-still-from-the-film-Purani-Jeans
Updated on May 02, 2014 06:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByParmita Uniyal, New Delhi

Sajid Khan back with Humshakals! Saif-Riteish-Ram fail to impress in the trailer

As Saif, Riteish and Ram meet their humshakals, not one but two each, there is confusion all around. We are expected to laugh when the woman avatars of the three actors try to seduce their male avatars.

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Saif-Ali-Khan-with-Humshakals-team-Riteish-and-Sajid-Khan
Updated on May 01, 2014 02:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByParmita Uniyal, New Delhi

Movie review: Kaanchi lacks Subhash Ghai's magical touch

Mishty plays a typical Subhash Ghai heroine. Merge the personalities of the female protagonists of Taal and Pardes in your head, and you will get Kaanchi. What we missed in Kaanchi was Ghai's magical touch.

Updated on Apr 26, 2014 02:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByParmita Uniyal, New Delhi

Movie review: Revolver Rani will live on, film will die

This Tigmanshu Dhulia's film celebrates the undying spirit of Revolver Rani, played by Kangana Ranaut, who is as aggressive as she is vulnerable. The film in the entirety fails, but not Revolver Rani who's not only larger than life but larger than the film itself.

Updated on Apr 29, 2014 03:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByParmita Uniyal, New Delhi

Sshhh! Bollywood stars who got married secretly

Even as news about Aftab Shivdasani getting married to Nin Duseja spreads, we list out some high-profile names who chose low-key weddings.

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Aftab-Shivdasani-and-Nin-Dusanj-pose-for-the-shutterbugs-Photo-Twitter-AftabShivdasani
Updated on Jun 12, 2014 02:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByParmita Uniyal, New Delhi

Rani Mukerji-Aditya Chopra love story: best moments from the fairytale romance

They never came on record about their romance, but did not entirely keep it a secret. As Aditya Chopra, the maker of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge and Rani Mukerji, the Raaja Ki Aayegi Baraat star get married, we look at the defining moments of their romance.

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Updated on Apr 22, 2014 06:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByParmita Uniyal, New Delhi
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