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Ayurveda expert on why you should avoid drinking milk after eating chicken

In Ayurveda, certain food combinations are prohibited and considered Viruddha Ahaar. Here's what happens when you combine milk products with chicken.

According to Ayurveda, foods requiring different digestive environments need to be consumed in isolation.(Pinterest)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 03:54 PM IST

High protein superfoods you can easily include in daily diet

Here are high protein foods from peanut to paneer that can be easily included in your diet.

Nutritionist Lovneet Batra in her recent Instagram post shared 5 high protein foods that are also affordable and can be included easily in your diet.(Pixabay, Pinterest)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 02:24 PM IST

Health benefits of drinking mint water in all seasons

The easiest way to add mint to your diet is boiling some mint leaves in water and having the concoction at your desired temperature throughout the day.

An ancient herb that has been used for thousands of years for both culinary and medicinal purposes, mint keeps unhealthy cravings at bay, helps you lose weight, maintains electrolyte balance(Pixabay)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 01:32 PM IST

Monsoon pet care tips: How to take care of your dog during rainy season

From giving them boiled or filtered water, fibre-rich diet to keeping their ears and fur clean, here's all you can do to take care of your pets this monsoon.

Pet parents need to be careful with the health and hygiene of their furry babies as they are at risk of several skin infections and water-borne diseases etc in the rainy season.(Pixabay)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 07:19 PM IST

Asthma: Foods to eat and avoid when suffering from the lung disease

Poor nutrition could worsen asthma symptoms while eating well can help one prevent the disease. Here are foods you must eat and avoid when suffering from asthma.

Studies show that people who eat foods rich in vitamins C and E, beta-carotene, flavonoids, magnesium, selenium, and omega-3 fatty acids have lower rates of asthma.(Twitter, Pixabay)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 05:00 PM IST

5 simple things that make people genuinely happy

What makes one truly happy? Experts say there are no shortcuts to happiness and one needs to build a foundation of a peaceful life first.

Binge-watching, eating mindlessly, going on buying spree even though you don't truly need things, can make one unhappy in long run.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 03:04 PM IST

Healthy monsoon foods you must eat to prevent infections during rainy season

Eating too much of high-calorie stuff can lead to acidity, bloating and other digestive issues during monsoon. Here are foods you must have to boost immunity and prevent infections during this season

Popcorn and lemongrass tea can help in boosting your immunity and preventing you from infections.(Pinterest)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 01:26 PM IST

How to prevent liver illnesses in monsoon; experts offer tips

Monsoon can put you at risk of getting serious liver diseases if you are not careful. Experts offer tips to protect your liver during rainy season.

Liver infections or hepatitis can reach epidemic proportions during monsoon and are mostly caused by A and E viruses.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 01, 2022 05:59 PM IST

Lotus roots: Know the many benefits of kamal kakdi from a nutritionist

A storehouse of macro and micro nutrients that can promote your heart and digestive health, lotus roots are also rich in fibre and low in cholesterol

Lotus roots or kamal kakdi is also an excellent brain food and helps stabilise your moods and lessen anxiety.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 01, 2022 03:55 PM IST

5 psychological reasons why you feel lazy all the time

Not feeling motivated enough to get up from the bed or complete a task could have a root psychological cause that you may not have paid attention to, say experts.

It is important to assess your routine, life choices and overall lifestyle to see what's missing and make positive changes accordingly.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 01, 2022 02:16 PM IST

High humidity risks: How deadly mix of heat and humidity could impact our health

The combination of high heat and humidity can be deadly and may lead to many unexpected health issues, say experts.

When the humidity in the air is high, the warm moisture stays on our skin longer, making us feel even hotter(Pixabay)
Updated on Jul 01, 2022 01:31 PM IST

High cholesterol: Watch out for these warning signs that appear on skin

In most people high cholesterol remains dormant and is not discovered till later in life in the form of blocked arteries. An expert on how to spot signs of high cholesterol on your skin.

High cholesterol generally doesn't show any symptoms but the levels can be monitored with a simple blood test. (Pic for representational purpose only)(Pixabay)
Updated on Jul 11, 2022 01:01 PM IST

National Doctors' Day: Yoga tips for doctors to beat stress and stay healthy

National Doctors' Day 2022: It is important for doctors to press the pause button, relax and rejuvenate for better physical and mental health.

National Doctors' Day 2022 is observed annually on July 1 in India(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 01, 2022 08:21 AM IST

International Joke Day: History, significance; benefits of sharing jokes

International Joke Day 2022: International Joke Day is celebrated every year to appreciate the fact that life is better when you are laughing, sharing jokes and making memories with people you love.

International Joke Day 2022: The day is annually celebrated on July 1(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 01, 2022 08:12 AM IST

Relationship rules: Psychologist on 'bare minimums' of a healthy relationship

A psychologist lists some ‘bare minimums' of a healthy relationship that people should expect from their partner.

Do you get way too excited about receiving bare minimum in relationship?(Pixabay)
Published on Jun 30, 2022 01:57 PM IST

Diabetes: Ayurveda expert on easy tips to control blood sugar in just 15 days

Ayurveda expert Dr Dixa Bhavsar discusses quick lifestyle changes that could bring down your blood sugar levels in a matter of 15 days.

Eating dinner early and hitting the bed on time are among the factors that could work wonders for your glucose levels.(Pixabay)
Published on Jun 30, 2022 12:59 PM IST

Gynaecologist on tips for safe abortion; dos and don'ts to remember

If a woman has decided that having an abortion is the best option for her, it is important for her to follow safe abortion practices and get appropriate mental health support.

Having an abortion done by a qualified healthcare provider is the safest option(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jun 20, 2022 07:41 PM IST

Female hygiene tips you must follow during monsoon season

Monsoon can put women at an increased risk of vaginal infections. An expert shares tips to prevent the same.

During monsoon, it is important to take extra precautions for keeping your vaginal area clean and dry.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jun 20, 2022 05:10 PM IST

5 healthy habits to boost children's mental health

In order to raise a resilient, emotionally intelligent child, it is important to inculcate certain habits in them from a young age so that their mental health does not come under pressure as adults. Here are expert tips.

Most mental illness in children, almost 50% of them begin by age 1(Pixabay)
Published on Jun 20, 2022 02:51 PM IST

International Yoga Day: Everyday breathing exercises to ensure optimal health

International Yoga Day 2022: Breathing exercises aid in the release of toxins from your body keeping it strong, and full of the vital life force of prana. Here are some easy breathing exercises to be practised daily.

When your body and mind are at rest, the optimum health is ensured and your immunity to fight infections and chronic diseases go up.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 07:16 AM IST

International Yoga Day: Can CBD enhance your Yoga experience? Experts take

Experts say that CBD-based products could help ease Yoga experience for those who have chronic pain and mobility issues.

Are CBD and Yoga the right match?(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 07:16 AM IST

Early signs of mental health issues and how to get help

It's the truth that seeking professional help for managing mental health issues is an unfamiliar territory for most and people tend to brush aside these issues thinking they are making a big fuss about a minor thing.

While your emotional health may not interfere with your daily functioning or your professional responsibilities, it does indicate that something needs attention.(Pexels)
Published on Jun 19, 2022 04:31 PM IST

Why we need to stop spreading toxic positivity and save our relationships

Life isn't always positive and many a time people may feel stifled by all the toxic positivity coming their way as it ends up making them feel burdened, misunderstood or even like a failure.

Are you guilty of spreading toxic positivity? Stop now if you want to save your relationships.(Pixabay)
Published on Jun 19, 2022 03:06 PM IST

Int'l Yoga Day: Purpose of Yoga is to reconstruct our lives fully, says Akshar 

On the occasion of International Yoga Day 2022, renowned Yoga guru Himalayan Siddha Akshar, in a free-wheeling telephonic conversation, talks about the essence of the ancient practice, the right time to begin yoga, and tips for youngsters to adopt various yoga techniques in their life.

International Yoga Day 2022: Himalayan Siddha Akshar aims to guide people in living their best potential life through yoga and spirituality.
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 07:17 AM IST

Men's Health Week: Reasons why men don't talk about their mental health

Men's Health Week: In a society where men are not expected to cry, complain and be strong all the time, it doesn't come as a surprise that many of them do not reach out for help even when they struggle with mental health issues.

Men’s Health Week (June 13-19) provides an opportunity to bring awareness to health issues that affect men disproportionately and get them to become aware of problems they may have or could develop and gain the courage to do something about it.(Pexels)
Published on Jun 18, 2022 06:19 PM IST

International Yoga Day 2022: Practice this 60-minute Yoga routine every day

Yoga could work wonders for our physical and mental health, but it is certainly not a magic pill and to reap all its benefits, one needs to practice it with consistency. An expert suggests a 60-minute Yoga routine for staying healthy.

Yoga not only helps to build flexibility, stamina, balance, and strength, but also offers many benefits for brain(Pixabay)
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 07:17 AM IST

Is reduced cravings a good or bad thing? A nutritionist explains

Reduced cravings can mean a lot of things. It can mean that you are going through the right plan or that your diet is doing more harm than good, says nutritionist Bhuvan Rastogi.

Nutritionist Bhuvan Rastogi in his recent Instagram post explains if reduced cravings is a bad or good thing.(Pexels)
Published on Jun 18, 2022 02:30 PM IST

Ayurveda expert on natural remedies and herbs to treat UTI

From rice water, amla juice, dhanyak hima, mint water to fennel water, there are several Ayurvedic remedies that can help provide relief in UTI (urinary tract infection).

Anything that aggravates pitta can cause UTI according to ayurveda.(Shutterstock, Pinterest)
Published on Jun 18, 2022 01:24 PM IST

Father's Day 2022: Ways to build better relationship with your dad

Father's Day 2022: Different hobbies and interests and spending less of time together could be reasons for not-so-good relationship with dad but it can certainly be cultivated. Dr Chandni Tugnait offers tips.

Sharing a strong emotional bond with father is no less than a boon.(Pexels)
Updated on Jun 19, 2022 01:03 PM IST

Amazing benefits of hemp for women's health; best ways to consume it

Hemp is a wonderful source of plant-based protein and has been used in Ayurveda as a remedy for time immemorial. From easing period cramps, managing mod swings to easing stress, here are all the benefits of hemp for women.

Discovered in Himalayas, hemp also finds mention in Vedas as one of the five sacred plants.(Pixabay)
Published on Jun 17, 2022 05:04 PM IST
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