Some of the simple things we are doing every day may not necessarily be good for our health, says Shameem Akthar. The market for do-it-yourself health ideas is rather aggressive. We often end up succumbing to their lure, drawn by how you would do yourself a world of good. We are particularly susceptible when this spin brings in the idea of personal hygiene. Health experts also play into it, either knowingly or unknowingly. Outdated products or those trashed in their home country, for certain ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
By Shameem Akhtar Many people will be surprised to learn that the ability to sit in the cross-legged yoga pose, referred to as the lotus (padmasama), does not solely depend on the flexibility of one's legs. Rather, it requires immense flexibility ...Mumbai Mirror, 1 month ago
In the concluding 3-part series on strengthening the core, we look into how alternative therapies deal with the concept. All alternative therapies connect in principle to the fact that a strong sense of self esteem arises from the core. They also ...Times of India, 1 month ago Straight to the core AhmedabadMirror.com, 1 month ago
Subconsciously we admire any suggestion of health — this could be activity like dance or sports. Or through looks, ie, clear skin, healthy nails, hair, toned limbs and a flat stomach, and not necessarily in that order. Perhaps our subconscious is ...AhmedabadMirror.com, 1 month ago
Do you know why men in Rajathan apply kajal in their eyes? Is it a fashion statement or some scientific reason behind it? Take this quiz and find out. Some traditional cosmetic and health habits are actually based on a lot of wisdom. Not all are silly, as many modernists think. Some have not been subjected to scientific scrutiny, but others when under the discerning and curious eyes of a researcher, often yield intriguing and exciting health benefits. So before you dismiss ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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