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5 easy-to-make and nourishing snack recipes for your late afternoon cravings

From mango chia seeds pudding to baby corn tandoori, here are wholesome snack recipes that are sure to delight your taste buds and nourish your body.

Here are healthy and nutritious post-lunch snacks that are easy to make.(Pinterest)
Published on Apr 30, 2024 04:13 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Climbing stairs vs walking; which is a better exercise for weight loss?

Should you take stairs or walk? If you prefer one over the other and wonder which can help you lose more kilos, here's what experts have to say.

People who do not have any joint issues, not feel strained and enjoy climbing the stairs, may prefer it to walking, as in terms of burning calories, the former is more effective. (Freepik)
Updated on May 02, 2024 05:03 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Raisin water in summer can help you shed kilos; know its surprising benefits

Drinking raisin water can help hydrate the body, ease constipation and provide it with essential nutrients during the hot summer months.

National Raisin Day is celebrated annually on April 30. Drinking raisin water on an empty stomach during summer can provide several wonderful benefits.
Updated on Apr 30, 2024 11:42 AM IST
By, New Delhi

National Honesty Day 2024: 20 inspiring quotes to embrace honesty and integrity

To honour honesty and its importance in relationships, National Honesty Day is celebrated every year. Here are 20 inspiring quotes to share with loved ones.

To celebrate National Honesty Day, choose to open up about your feelings to someone, talk about a grudge, take a stand for someone, speak the truth where no one is harmed, and above all, learn to be honest to yourself.(Freepik)
Updated on Apr 30, 2024 11:41 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Drink saunf and mishri water on empty stomach for these wonderful benefits

Saunf and mishri water is the ancient cure to treat heat-based illnesses. Know the range of benefits this summer elixir can bring for the body and the mind.

Saunf and mishri water benefits: Both saunf or fennel seeds and mishri have cooling properties which can soothe your stomach, boost immunity, support weight loss and even beat stress.(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 29, 2024 12:59 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Is bubble tea good for your health? Benefits and side effects, how to make it

A Taiwanese drink, bubble tea is a treat to your taste buds and a refreshing summer beverage. But is it healthy for you? Know from expert.

A Taiwanese drink, bubble tea is fun to make and promises to boost your mood and energy levels with its burst of flavours and rich ingredients.(Freepik)
Updated on Apr 30, 2024 11:41 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Weight loss to heart health; incredible benefits of dancing explained

From relieving stress, burning calories to helping you stay fit naturally, take note of these wonderful benefits of dancing.

International Dance Day is celebrated every year to raise awareness about the importance of this art form and encouraging people to pursue it for better physical and mental health.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 27, 2024 04:57 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Pet parenting guilt is real; 5 ways to overcome it and do the best for your pet

Pet parenting guilt can stem from various sources, such as feeling like you're not giving your pet enough attention or comparing yourself to other pet parents.

It's important to remember that feeling guilty is a common experience among pet owners, but it's also crucial to address these feelings in a healthy way(Freepik)
Published on Apr 27, 2024 01:41 PM IST
By, New Delhi

9 delightful summer sandwich recipes for a nourishing and satisfying breakfast

Struggling to find healthy and hydrating breakfast options as intense summer heat takes hold? Here are cooling sandwich recipes that are light on stomach.

As mercury soars and risk of heat-related illnesses increases, here are 8 amazing sandwich options for you suggested by a nutritionist.(Pinterest)
Published on Apr 27, 2024 10:45 AM IST
By, New Delhi

MDH, Everest masala row: 5 benefits of making spice blends at home

Homemade spice blends offer a range of health benefits beyond enhancing flavour. From cancer prevention to managing hypertension, there are a range of benefits.

Making your own spice blends grants you complete oversight of the ingredients you use. This means you can hand-select the freshest spices available, ensuring optimal flavour and potency.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 27, 2024 09:16 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Vikata Sankashti Chaturthi 2024: Date, rituals, vrat katha, moonrise time

On Vikata Sankashti Chaturthi, devotees observe a day-long fast and conclude it only after darshan of the moon and praying to Lord Ganesha. All you want to know

Sankashti Chaturthi is observed every month on the fourth day during the Krishna Paksha and each of these Sankashti Chaturthi has a different name and serves a different purpose. (Freepik)
Updated on Apr 27, 2024 08:22 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Cucumber raita or lauki raita; which is better for your health as per Ayurveda?

Not all raitas are healthy for you. As intense heatwave grips the country, here's what a Yoga expert has to say about consumption of curd.

As per the ancient medicinal practice, curd is hot in nature and heavy to digest, which can affect your well-being in summer.(Pinterest)
Published on Apr 26, 2024 04:51 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Tender coconut water: Amazing health benefits, best time to consume the drink

Tender coconut water is one of the best natural drinks you can have in summer. Here's why you should include it in your daily diet as per experts.

Tender coconut water: The natural drink rich in electrolytes like sodium, potassium and calcium is being preferred by fitness enthusiasts and athletes nowadays as a replacement for conventional sports drink(Freepik)
Updated on Apr 27, 2024 08:22 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Feeling exhausted post lunch is not normal; lifestyle tweaks you need

Feeling sleepy after lunch isn't exactly normal and may hint you need dietary modifications. Here are reasons of post-meal fatigue and ways to fix it.

If you're hitting that afternoon slump hard, it could be a sign that your lunch isn't giving you the fuel you need,(Freepik)
Published on Apr 26, 2024 11:46 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Drink sattu with lemon on empty stomach for these 10 amazing benefits

Sattu sharbat can instantly cool down the body amid ongoing heatwave, preventing against heat illnesses. It's also a high-protein food and helps in weight loss.

Sattu is also high in fibre which makes it ideal for cutting cholesterol and safeguarding your heart(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 22, 2024 06:07 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Hanuman Jayanti 2024: Date, rituals, significance, puja timings

Hanuman Jayanti, the birth of Lord Hanuman is celebrated with much fanfare across the country. From rituals to puja timings, all you want to know.

Hanuman Jayanti falls on the full moon day of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. This year the festival is being celebrated on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 23, 2024 07:10 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Bird flu outbreak: Can people catch infection from milk and eggs? Expert take

With recent bird flu outbreaks, many wonder if everyday food items like milk and eggs pose a transmission risk. Here's what experts say.

Bird flu primarily spreads among birds through their saliva, faeces, and respiratory secretions(Freepik)
Published on Apr 22, 2024 01:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Heatwave foods: 7 summer-friendly foods to beat the heat and nourish the body

As the heatwave conditions take hold in various parts of the country and the temperatures touch 40-45 degrees, it's time to indulge in cooling foods.

Heatwave alert! The extreme heat can cause dehydration, skin irritation, sunburn and even heat strokes in extreme conditions.(Freepik)
Updated on Apr 22, 2024 09:05 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Is emotional snacking derailing your weight loss journey? Here are 5 signs

Are you munching throughout the day out of stress or boredom which is derailing your weight loss journey? Here are signs.

Are you an emotional eater? If your snack choices are consistently high in calories, sugars, and saturated fats, it may indicate that you're using food to cope with emotions rather than nourishing your body.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 21, 2024 07:05 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Cooling foods for pets: 7 fruits, veggies to include in your dog's summer diet

Fresh foods can provide both essential hydration and a variety of health benefits that can keep your pet vibrant and healthy.

As temperatures soar during the Indian summer, keeping your dog's diet light yet nutritious is essential. (Pexels)
Published on Apr 21, 2024 06:10 PM IST
By, New Delhi

5 protein-packed vegetarian foods to aid weight loss

Support your weight loss efforts with the right protein-rich foods. From crunchy munchies to wholesome lentils, here are 5 options for vegetarians.

As per studies optimum protein intake can boost metabolism and expediate calorie burning.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 21, 2024 01:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Fat-burning workouts for summer: 5 fun-filled exercises to shed extra flab

From swimming to skipping, here is a set of fun summer exercises that also will help you shed calories and reduce stubborn fat.

Hydration is of paramount importance while sweating it out in sweltering heat, as excess water loss can put you at risk of heat illnesses and diminish your energy levels.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 21, 2024 11:49 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Art therapy and mental health: 10 powerful ways to ease anxiety, depression

A creative way to express and communicate, art therapy is all about resolving issues at a deeper level and bringing about change in behaviour and feelings.

According to research, art therapy can help reduce distress, boost brain power and improve self-esteem. It can also make you more resilient and brings mind, body and spirit in harmony.(Pixabay)
Published on Apr 19, 2024 05:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Nestle adds sugar to baby food: What happens when infants eat sugar? Expert take

Experts say it's not safe to introduce sugar into a baby's diet as it can affect their health in a range of ways from increased risk of diabetes to tooth decay.

As per World Health Organization guidelines, sugar is not recommended for infants. Added sugar can raise risk of long-term health issues in babies, making them susceptible to diabetes and other chronic diseases.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 19, 2024 04:26 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Are live-in relationships good for mental health? 5 pros and cons explained

As Zeenat Aman's take on live-in-relationships draws criticism, here's a look at the pros and cons of living in together before marriage.

As more people choose to live in together before or instead of marrying, it is important to explore both stated perspectives.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 19, 2024 01:00 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Pani Puri to ice cream, 6 street foods you must avoid to prevent gut issues

Think twice before indulging in pani puri, ice cream, and lemonade bought from street vendors as contaminated water in these items can cause digestive trouble.

Expert points out that the increasing number of typhoid and jaundice cases are linked to contaminated water used in the ice cream or pani puri which in turn can also cause abdominal distress such as cramps, dysentery, and unbearable pain.(Pinterest)
Published on Apr 19, 2024 12:18 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Cancer-causing daily items: 7 things in your house that are carcinogenic

From plastic containers to non-stick cookware, there are certain household items that are silently putting you at risk of cancer. All you want to know.

Carcinogenic household items: Benzene, asbestos, vinyl chloride, radon, arsenic, and trichloroethylene are examples of toxic substances that can increase the risk of cancer when people are exposed to them.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 19, 2024 11:09 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Can heatwave affect sugar levels? Tips for people with diabetes to beat the heat

As heatwave grips Mumbai, Pune, and other parts of the country, people with diabetes need to watch out for symptoms of heatstroke and uncontrolled sugar levels.

Diabetes can also affect the body's ability to sweat effectively which prevents the heat from escaping, raising risk of heat illnesses.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 18, 2024 06:11 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Summer-proof your pet! 5 pet care mistakes to avoid in summer season

From not adding hydrating foods to taking them for a walk at peak hours, here are mistakes pet parents must avoid in summer.

The sweltering summer months can present significant health hazards to our beloved pets. As responsible pet parents and owners, we must safeguard their well-being and comfort.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 18, 2024 05:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Bird flu outbreak in Kerala: Should you be concerned? Symptoms, prevention tips

In the light of recent spread of infection among ducks in Kerala, it is important to know about the symptoms, and prevention of the disease.

Bird flu, also known as avian influenza, is a viral infection that primarily affects birds. However, in some cases, it can spread to humans, causing illness ranging from mild to severe. (PTI)
Published on Apr 18, 2024 02:11 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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