Parmita Uniyal
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: 10 fasting tips for 10 days of the festival

Fasting can help you detox if you eat healthy, rest well and hydrate yourself well. Here are fasting tips to follow during Ganesh Utsav

Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Lord Ganesha devotees welcome Bappa in a grand way, bring him home, decorate his idol and prepare delicious bhog items
Updated on Sep 19, 2023 08:56 AM IST
By, New Delhi

7 tips and tricks to stop a panic attack shared by therapist

Panic attacks can be extremely difficult to handle, but do not cause real harm. Here's what to do when you are having an anxiety attack.

Anxiety or panic attacks can be managed and there are effective techniques to deal with them. (Unsplash)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 03:09 PM IST
By, New Delhi

5 reasons sleeping late at night is increasing your diabetes risk

Research says sleeping late at night can increase diabetes risk by 19%. Here's why it happens and what to keep in mind.

Recent research suggested that being a 'night owl' or having an 'evening chronotype' can increase risk of diabetes by 19% compared with being an early riser.(Freepik)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 12:57 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Nipah virus in Kerala: 10 tips to boost immunity against the deadly virus

While there is no cure for Nipah virus, one should take measures to develop immunity like balanced diet, regular exercise, and practising good hygiene.

Nipah virus is a deadly virus that has caused outbreaks in parts of India, including Kerala. Boosting immunity is important to help protect against viral infections like Nipah virus(DW/NIH / IMAGE POINT FR/picture alliance)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 12:02 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Vishwakarma Puja: 6 important traditions to follow

Vishwakarma Puja is round the corner and on this day people worship their tools, equipment and machineries. They also pray for success and prosperity.

 This year Vishwakarma puja falls on September 17 (Sunday).(PTI)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 08:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Lymphoma Awareness Day: Are people with arthritis at higher risk of lymphoma?

Having rheumatoid arthritis not only affects joints and bones but also increases risk of many chronic diseases, including cancer.

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that primarily affects the joints.(Twitter/HeartFlow)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 04:35 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Nipah virus outbreak: Top 10 symptoms of the deadly virus; prevention tips

While Nipah virus starts with mild symptoms like headache, muscle pain, fatigue, nausea, it may progress to deadly symptoms as the disease advances.

Nipah virus (NiV) is a zoonotic virus that can cause severe illness in humans.(Pixabay)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 03:27 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 3: How to consume fenugreek seeds for reducing belly fat

Fenugreek seeds have been used for medicinal purposes since time immemorial. This ancient remedy can also help reduce belly fat by curbing appetite.

Fenugreek or methi is a fragrant and flavourful herb which is seen in Indian kitchens frequently and is used extensively for culinary and medicinal purposes.
Published on Sep 15, 2023 01:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Pola 2023: Date, history, significance of the festival dedicated to bulls

Pola is all about pampering and honouring your bull for all the hardwork. This year it falls on September 14. All you want to know about the festival.

Pola is celebrated in the rural areas of Maharashtra and Chattisgarh to express gratitude to bulls for their contribution in farming activities.(Pinterest)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 07:38 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: 5 DIY eco-friendly Ganpati idols to make with food items

In the recent years, devotees have been experimenting with eco-friendly Ganpati idols made of food items that can also be later distributed to the needy.

One of the major attractions of Ganesh Chaturthi is bringing Lord Ganesha's idol home(Pinterest)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 06:48 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Delicious modaks to make for Lord Ganesha's bhog

Ganesh Chaturthi is almost here. Celebrate the festival with homemade and healthy modak recipes curated by chefs.

Ganesh Utsav is beginning on September 18 this year and conclude on September 28 with Ganesh Visarjan.
Published on Sep 13, 2023 05:50 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Not Covid vaccine, but other lifestyle factors causing heart attack: Doctor

Dr Mohit Gupta from GB Pant Hospital who was part of a new study published in the journal PLOS One, says Covid vaccine is in fact providing protection to heart.

The study concludes that Covid vaccines Covishield and Covaxin do not pose as a risk factor for a heart attack and in fact have a protective effect on heart.
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 02:53 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 2: Neem datun can work wonders for your dental health

Neem datun can help fight harmful bacteria and reduce chances of cavities. An Ayurveda expert on how to use this ancient remedy.

All parts of the neem tree be it leaves, seeds, flowers, fruits, bark and roots have been used to treat many diseases and disorders for thousands of years
Published on Sep 13, 2023 12:49 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Having too much protein? You may invite these 6 health troubles

When you are adding a lot of protein to your diet but fail to balance it with other essential nutrients, you may suffer from a range of health issues.

While high-protein diets can have benefits, they also come with some potential disadvantages(Unsplash)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 09:02 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Sleeping to eating fruits; 5 things you should avoid doing post meal

Do you take a nap right after your lunch or hit the gym after a heavy breakfast? Certain habits can hinder the digestion process and make you ill. Take note.

Taking a power nap helps the body to fight laziness and restart with new energy and enthusiasm. (Unsplash)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 06:07 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Blueberries to beetroot; 6 antioxidant-rich foods to improve longevity

Eating a diet rich in antioxidants can help decrease oxidative stress and reduce risk of many diseases.

When we do not have enough antioxidants, it could result in oxidative stress which is an imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants in the body(Freepik)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 04:16 PM IST
By, New Delhi

New variant of chickenpox causing virus in India; know symptoms, prevention tips

Chickenpox strain Clade 9 which is usually common in countries like UK and US is detected in India. Know its common symptoms.

Clade 9 is a variant of varicella zoster virus (VZV) that causes chickenpox
Published on Sep 12, 2023 02:21 PM IST
By, New Delhi

G20 summit: How to make millet recipes that were served to delegates

A host of delicious millet dishes found their place in this elaborate menu for G20 summit. Here are the recipes that were served to delegates.

Chef Sanjay, Head Chef, The Ashok shared 4 unique recipes that were served to delegates staying at The Ashok, who came to attend G20 summit.
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 03:28 PM IST
By, New Delhi

What is workplace anxiety? Know signs and symptoms; ways to deal with it

Persistent workplace anxiety can lead to burnout, reduce job satisfaction and also quality of life. Here are expert tips on how to address it.

According to experts, workplace anxiety is real, and many people experience irrational stress and worry about their job performance which could interfere with their quality of life and impact their productivity. (Freepik)
Updated on Sep 12, 2023 12:58 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Do you own more than one dog? Know challenges of parenting multiple dogs

Are multiple dogs truly the best choice for every type of family and every individual? Dog trainer Pamela M Brown discusses pros and cons.

While having multiple dogs may appear charming and idyllic, the reality is that it can create significant challenges and complexities(Freepik)
Published on Sep 11, 2023 11:47 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 1: How to consume ginger for easing constipation

Is constipation draining your energy and affecting your mental health? A simple home remedy from your grandmother's kitchen can provide relief.

Ginger has been used as a natural remedy for constipation for thousands of years.
Updated on Sep 11, 2023 05:39 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ganesh Chaturthi: Dos and don'ts to follow while welcoming Ganpati Bappa home

The 10-day Ganesh Utsav begins on September 18 and concludes on September 28. Here are dos and don'ts you need to keep in mind while bringing Lord Ganesha home.

 If you are planning to bring Ganpati Bappa home, here're dos and don'ts you should remember.(ANI)
Published on Sep 09, 2023 05:46 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Are jaggery and honey better alternatives to sugar? Dietitians bust myths

Experts say that jaggery and honey may have nutritional advantage over sugar, but they may still lead to sugar spikes.

In place of sugar, many people add honey, jaggery or brown sugar, to get additional nutrients instead of empty calories. (Freepik)
Published on Sep 09, 2023 03:41 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World Suicide Prevention Day: Are suicidal thoughts normal? Know how to deal

From taking a stroll to talking to a family member, here are effective ways to deal with suicidal thoughts.

Regardless of age or gender, a passing thought about suicide is something that many may have experienced at some point of time, however, frequent suicidal thoughts are not normal. (Freepik)
Published on Sep 09, 2023 01:09 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World First Aid Day 2023: Essentials to include in your emergency medical kit

World First Aid Day is being observed on September 9 this year. Here's a list of items your emergency medical kit should include.

World First Aid Day is observed annually on the second Saturday of every September to create awareness around the role of first aid in saving lives. (Freepik)
Published on Sep 09, 2023 11:36 AM IST
By, New Delhi

World Physical Therapy Day 2023: Many benefits of physical therapy

World Physical Therapy Day is celebrated on September 8 every year. The day celebrates importance of physical therapy in keeping people mobile and independent.

Physical therapy includes exercises to actively do certain movements yourself, guided movements that the therapist does for you, and treatments based on physical stimuli such as heat, cold, electrical currents or ultrasound.(Freepik)
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 12:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Sugar-free Janmashtami recipes: Paneer kheer to sattu laddoo, 5 delicious sweets

People who have diabetes and want to restrict their sugar intake can prepare these 4 diabetes-friendly recipes to include in Lord Krishna's bhog.

People who have diabetes and want to restrict their sugar intake can prepare these 4 diabetes-friendly recipes to include in Lord Krishna's bhog.(Pinterest)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 03:30 PM IST
By, New Delhi

8 telltale signs that you are addicted to sugar; how to beat sweet cravings

Do you crave a dessert even on a full stomach or become irritable without your daily dose of sugary treats? You may be struggling with sugar addiction.

If you’re craving something sweet after a break-up or a bad day, watch out. This is a sure shot psychological symptom of sugar addiction (Freepik)
Published on Sep 07, 2023 10:00 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Cherry tomatoes can protect you from cancer, heart disease; know all benefits

Cherry tomatoes might be small, but they're bursting with benefits for your health. Here's all you want to know.

Although small in size, cherry tomatoes are more nutrient-dense than your regular tomatoes and adding them to your daily diet can help in your weight loss journey, ease constipation woes and keep immunity high(Freepik)
Published on Sep 06, 2023 12:43 PM IST
By, New Delhi

What is double cardiac arrest? How to improve chances of survival

Double cardiac arrest is a very rare and dangerous medical emergency that can occur in those with pre-existing heart problems or cardiac risk factors.

Cardiac arrests are caused by certain types of arrhythmias that prevent the heart from pumping blood(Freepik)
Published on Sep 06, 2023 11:26 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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