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How Does Fever And Cold Affect Your Taste Buds?

How Does Fever And Cold Affect Your Taste Buds?

In this chilly weather you might not want to get out of your warm blanket let alone go out with friends or even to work. Winter is the season of snuggling up in bed with a hot chocolate and a bowl of warm soup. It’s also the season to wear big overcoats and wrap yourself up in layers [...]

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Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

According to Ayurvedacharya Dr. Partap Chauhan, Director Jiva Ayurveda, “Ayurveda believes that there are three types of immunity: 1. Sahaj (hereditary), or immunity you’re born with. 2. Kalaj (seasonal), or immunity that comes and goes with seasons/age/time. 3. Yuktikrit (established), or immunity you can develop with a regular and balanced diet, and systemic practice of [...]

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10 Ayurvedic Tips To Gain Weight

10 Ayurvedic Tips To Gain Weight

Are you tired of hearing the latest pitch on how to lose weight, when all you want to do is to just gain some kilos instead? Unfortunately, this is the truth; there is way too much information on how to lose weight but barely anything on how to gain weight, especially in a healthy and [...]

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Poor Oral Health May Increase The Risk Of Weakness In Older Men; Try These Foods To Keep Healthy

Poor Oral Health May Increase The Risk Of Weakness In Older Men; Try These Foods To Keep Healthy

HIGHLIGHTS Oral health is known to affect overall health and wellness Men with dental issues were more likely to frail Frailty is basically a medical term for becoming weak Oral health is known to affect overall health and wellness; turns out it may be linked with frailty in older men. According to a study published [...]

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17 Dos And Don’ts Of Getting A Prenatal Massage

17 Dos And Don’ts Of Getting A Prenatal Massage

You can get a massage while you are pregnant. However, you must keep the following in mind to avoid complications Getting a massage during pregnancy can be relaxing Contrary to popular belief, you can get a massage while you are pregnant. It is therapeutic, can help you relax and sleep better. However, you must keep [...]

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3 ways to ensure your hand and feet stay warm when it’s cold outside

3 ways to ensure your hand and feet stay warm when it’s cold outside

During the long winter months, it can feel like your hands and feet are constantly cold. This is especially true for those who have poor circulation, and no matter how many layers you wear, your extremities are left feeling frozen. So what can you do to banish the chills? Wisconsin-based Dr John Brill of Aurora Health Care revealed [...]

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Everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test

Everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test

Home pregnancy tests are easy to find and extremely accurate when used correctly. However, there are several things you need to take into consideration when testing for pregnancy using a shop-bought product. Here, we chat to the team at the period-tracking app Clue for the down-low on everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test. When [...]

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Here’s how a super combo of gut bacteria and broccoli may keep bowel cancer away

Here’s how a super combo of gut bacteria and broccoli may keep bowel cancer away

Researchers have developed a cocktail of bacteria and cruciferous vegetables that can potentially turn into a targeting system that seeks out and kills colorectal cancer cells. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, after lung and prostate cancer. Although the five-year survival rates for earlier stages of this cancer are relatively good, at [...]

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Are you overweight or obese? You can now blame it on your genes

Are you overweight or obese? You can now blame it on your genes

You can blame your genes for your obesity as researchers have found 13 genes that carry variations associated with body mass index (BMI). The researchers identified 14 genetic variations in 13 genes, including a risky copy variation — a phenomenon in which sections of the genome are repeated — that causes carriers to weigh 15 [...]

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Dear men, there’s good news for you. Yoga can slow down ageing of the brain

Dear men, there’s good news for you. Yoga can slow down ageing of the brain

Practising yoga regularly can slow down ageing of the brain and help it stay young, claims a study. The study by the researchers of the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), said that yoga might help in prevention of age-related degeneration by changing cardiometabolic risk factors and brain-derived neurotrophic factors among men. A [...]

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How To Make Dahi Without Khatta or Starter, Also Known As Jamun?

How To Make Dahi Without Khatta or Starter, Also Known As Jamun?

Highlights Curd is one of the most versatile dishes one can bring into use This lip-smacking dairy product has many health benefits to offer too Most Indian households generally prefer making dahi than buying Curd, also popularly known as dahi is one of the most versatile dishes one can bring into use; from raita, to dahi ke kebab, dahi bhalla, lassi, [...]

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Our Shame Over Sexual Health Makes Us Avoid The Doctor, But These Apps Might Help

Our Shame Over Sexual Health Makes Us Avoid The Doctor, But These Apps Might Help

Many find questions asked of them during checkups to be intrusive and in some cases, doctors themselves are uncomfortable talking about sexual health Health care on their own terms, rather than having to visit a doctor’s office (Representational Image) We’re taught to feel shame around our sexuality from a young age, as our bodies develop [...]

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