Less than 4 grams of salt a day linked to major heart damage

Less than 4 grams of salt a day linked to major heart damage

The equivalent of approximately two teaspoons of salt a day is all it takes to potentially cause structural heart damage leading to heart failure. A U.S. study of almost 3000 people, with the median age of 49 years old, examined data from lab tests of sodium intake, heart structure and heart function. It found those […]

Bir: Of serenity, monasteries and the monsoon (Travelogue)

Bir: Of serenity, monasteries and the monsoon (Travelogue)

By Somrita Ghosh Himachal Pradesh Imagine a morning like this — pull aside the window curtains to witness the magnificent snow-capped Dhauladhar range standing tall and the surrounding hilltops covered by dark clouds; suddenly it starts pouring heavily, rain drops sprinkling your face as you sip your morning cuppa. Well, this is how I was […]

‘MasterChef’ brings families together: George Calombaris

‘MasterChef’ brings families together: George Calombaris

By Natalia Ningthoujam New Delhi “MasterChef Australia” judge George Calombaris says the long-running reality competitive cooking game show has changed the way people look at food, and that it unites families. The show is back with its ninth season where contestants have to win the judges’ heart and appetite by whipping up lip-smacking dishes. Doesn’t […]

Ayurvedic Guide to Winter

By Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari Vibrant Ayurveda Wellness Centre, Gold Coast Now the hot summer and the dry autumn is over, we can take a deep breath, and welcome the winter season. The days are still getting shorter and nights longer. As the temperature drops down, and the cold of winter settles in, we are […]

The Purpose of Yoga Is To Open Bondages

By Yogi Ashwini Patanjali Yogsutras were given 4500 years ago, they do not give description of any asana. There is only one line – sthir sukham asanam. That is, a posture in which you are still and at peace. So any posture that can be maintained for long hours without movement or discomfort is an […]

A Shimla cafe where prisoners serve pizzas

A Shimla cafe where prisoners serve pizzas

By Vishal Gulati Shimla It’s a real life scene right out of reel life. Hindi films “Karma” and “Do Aankhen Barah Haath” showed convicts being taken out of prison to be reformed. Now, in Shimla’s first Book Cafe inmates of a sub-jail near here are trained by a renowned hotel to serve cookies and pizza […]

Shahnaz Husain shares Skin and hair care before, after Holi

Shahnaz Husain  shares Skin and hair care before, after Holi

By Shahnaz Husain Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated at a time when nature renews and refreshes herself. With a little care, we can do the same and also sustain our youth and beauty. The dry “Gulal” and the wet colours of today are not derived from natural sources. They contain chemicals, shiny particles […]

12 Reasons Every Pregnant Woman Should Do Yoga

12 Reasons Every Pregnant Woman Should Do Yoga

Caroline Bagga, Founder of Mother Nurture Yoga, Sydney’s Leading Pregnancy Yoga School, talks about the importance of staying active during pregnancy and the many benefits of Pregnancy Yoga. We all know that a healthy lifestyle is important. When you are pregnant, your baby is completely relying on you so it’s even more important to stay […]

Strong Digestion

Strong Digestion

By Guru Yogi Ashwini The stomach as per the vedic sources is the organ responsible for deriving prana from the food and in this sense, the vedic masters identified three stomachs of a human being – the mouth, the actual stomach and the intestines. All these three stomachs are controlled and governed by the manipoorak […]

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