Want to fight anxiety without popping those pills and tranquilisers? Shameem Akthar, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, offers five humble food items that be more efficacious than tranquiliser pills. Everybody knows of tranquilisers today, since they seem to be more commonly used. One may even say they are casually used and often for things that may have to do with lifestyle triggers or nutrition deficiency. Not many know that there are instances of over-prescription, ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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These yoga practices will help you manage your metabolism in peak condition. There is a lot of confusion about metabolism -- should it be fast or slow, and which is better? This columnist is also guilty of having used the concept of “speeding” up or making metabolism fast through certain dietary or yogic intervention. But the real trick -- and which is buried under this confusion -- is to really make the metabolism efficient. If it is too slow, to make it fast, and if too fast, to ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Here are four health benefits of green colour: it heals, boosts memory, lowers anger and makes you lose more fat In the eighties a much-cited research by environmental psychologist Roger Ulrich woke the scientific world to the impact of greenery on health. In a hospital study on patients recovering from an operation, he proved that those whose windows overlooked greenery recovered faster than the others in the control group. A similar review of healing colours may have set the English town ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago
Avoid these common mistakes and make a healthy smoothie. Smoothies have been the health buzz for a long while now. They are likely to be around for some time as they are fun, effective and easy to make. Smoothies now come packaged and are part of most eateries and health food hang-outs. They are part of many gym health bars. And part of the beach bar scene too. Food books exclusively devoted to smoothies are the eye-ball grabbers in the health books section. You will find them in traditional ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
We outline four lifestyle errors that lead to hair fall and what you can do about them. Except in the case of genetic hair fall, which may need more drastic or cosmetic help from an expert, in lifestyle-induced hair fall it is common sense to assume that once you have removed the cause of hair fall, you can breathe a sigh of relief and be assured that you have arrested damage to the scalp. Surprisingly, most people address hair fall with external aids. But the cause is often from inside – ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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