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Have a fruit fiesta everyday!

Have a fruit fiesta everyday!

Nov 11,2017 , 11:47 PM IST | Sunday Hans
We would need many newsletters if we were to start highlighting the benefits that Fruits – Nature’s desserts – actually provide us! Rich in vitamins and minerals, these magic foods ensure the proper functioning of the body. Fruit fibres make sure that the sugars don’t cause us harm,
Don’t pause at menopause

Don’t pause at menopause

Nov 04,2017 , 11:28 PM IST | Sunday Hans
Menopause should be considered a graduation in the life of a woman. It’s a change, a reason for celebration, but instead, it’s often associated with ageing, degeneration, osteoporosis, hot flushes, weight gain, emotional and sleep disturbances, heavy or irregular periods and more.
Searching for peace of mind

Searching for peace of mind

Oct 15,2017 , 12:33 AM IST | Sunday Hans
Lifestyle diseases are not just caused by wrong nutrition but also stress. The stress may be caused by external circumstances, which we cannot change, but what we can change is the response. And this changes the whole situation.
Pre-diabetes An alarm

Pre-diabetes An alarm

Oct 08,2017 , 12:31 AM IST | Sunday Hans
When your blood sugar level is higher that it should be, but not yet in the diabetes range, you are termed a border line diabetic or pre-diabetic.
All about Aloe Vera

All about Aloe Vera

Sep 23,2017 , 11:12 PM IST | Sunday Hans
From Nature’s beauty parlour comes the magical Aloe Vera! Skin and hair care, anti-ageing, healing powers and more are the services that this unique plant dishes out. A type of cacti, it is widely found in India and has been used for medicinal purposes and skin conditions since years.
Honey Harms!

Honey Harms!

Sep 02,2017 , 11:50 PM IST | Hans
Have you ever thought about why bees make honey? Honey is the bees’ single source of food and essential nutrients! So, when we take the honey, we are actually robbing the bee of its nourishment.
Sitting your way to disease

Sitting your way to disease

Jul 30,2017 , 01:02 AM IST | Hans
Just take a moment and calculate the amount of time you spend sitting in a day. How many hours of the 16 hours that you are awake are you sitting? Shocking right! The number can actually go up to 10 to 14 hours. So, our movement is restricted to about two to six hours a day! Now that’s something to seriously think about…
The Vegan way to beat cancer!

The Vegan way to beat cancer!

Jul 08,2017 , 11:38 PM IST | Hans
Cancer is seen everywhere these days. The very diagnosis evokes a fear. What are the chances? In most cases cancer is treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Both these therapies can actually causecancer themselves, but when someone gets cancer, these lethal weapons are used to kill those cancer cells.
Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Jun 25,2017 , 01:34 AM IST | Hans
Most of us pay no attention to what we are eating. We are either on our phone, watching television, reading, chatting or preoccupied with our own thoughts. 
Secret to Healthy Kids!

Secret to Healthy Kids!

Jun 11,2017 , 12:15 AM IST | Hans
One of the best things you can give your children is good health. We might have all the wealth in the world, but a simple headache can bring us to our knees. 
Control your salt intake

Control your salt intake

May 28,2017 , 12:17 AM IST | Hans
Salt contains the elements sodium and chloride. Our body needs a very small element of sodium to conduct nerve impulses, contract and relax muscles and to maintain a proper balance of water and minerals. 
Mango Mousse

Mango Mousse

May 20,2017 , 11:21 PM IST | Hans
Cool yourself with this delicious mango mousse, which is sugar-free and dairy-free too, and so easy to make!
Mangoes are more than just SWEET!

Mangoes are more than just SWEET!

May 20,2017 , 11:11 PM IST | Hans
Mother Nature is amazing! She packs the sweetest fruits with doses of nutrition so that we enjoy and be healthy too. A true mother indeed! Mangoes, her latest offering in the summer season, are so delicious, people rarely think about the array of health benefits they provide! Did you know that mangoes are high in nutrients too? No wonder this superfood is entitled ‘the king of fruits’!
Travel with Health

Travel with Health

Apr 29,2017 , 11:47 PM IST | Hans
Can holidays be healthy? SHOULD holidays be healthy is probably the right question! Isn’t it the time to let go, indulge and enjoy! It absolutely is, however why not garnish it with health too? 
Jowar Oats Crackers

Jowar Oats Crackers

Apr 22,2017 , 10:34 PM IST | Hans
Jowar Oats Crackers. Check out these yummy crackers, which are not only healthy, but delicious too! Easy to make, they make a good snack, can be had with dips, and can be carried during travelling too. Plus they have zero oil and no preservatives!
Relish the delish: Cabbage Rolls,

Relish the delish: Cabbage Rolls,

Apr 22,2017 , 10:21 PM IST | Hans
Cabbage Rolls. Enjoy this salad with a twist, which can actually even replace a meal. Easy to make and light too, you will feel nourished and satisfied as well!
It’s time to chill

It’s time to chill

Apr 15,2017 , 11:39 PM IST | Hans
meringue, this coffee dessert recipe is a delicious treat with an international touch. Strawberry and meringue smoothie.
Strawberries are health beauties in disguise!

Strawberries are health beauties in disguise!

Mar 26,2017 , 12:13 AM IST | Hans
Did you know that in ancient Roman literature, it’s mentioned that strawberries were used for medicinal purpose! Yes these juicy, attractive and delicious berries are nutrient rich too! They are packed with antioxidants like Vitamin C and have a whole load of surprising health benefits!
Control your BP

Control your BP

Mar 19,2017 , 12:56 AM IST | Hans
Most of us have heard of the term ‘high blood pressure’, some of us also have it. In fact, one in every three Indians has high blood pressure and the numbers are rising. Usually we just accept it and take medicines for it life-long. Since, so many people around get it, we assume it’s a ‘normal’ part of life and move on.
Why Say No to White?

Why Say No to White?

Feb 18,2017 , 11:06 PM IST | Hans
White is pure, white is awesome…but when it comes to food, the magic is in the cauliflower, onions, garlic, mushrooms, cabbage, parsnips and radish alone, as Nature has made them white. But when humans refine and make food ‘white’, that’s where the trouble begins.
Strawberries are health beauties in disguise!

Strawberries are health beauties in disguise!

Feb 04,2017 , 11:51 PM IST | Hans
Did you know that in ancient Roman literature, its mentioned that strawberries were used for medicinal purpose! Yes, these juicy, attractive and delicious berries are nutrient rich too! 
Seasonal illnesses

Seasonal illnesses

Jan 28,2017 , 11:17 PM IST | Hans
A senior manager (who wishes to remain anonymous) of a company recently noted a lot of staff members reporting sick due to weather changes.
Discover the new you

Discover the new you

Jan 22,2017 , 12:35 AM IST | Hans
The most common New Year resolution is to start exercising! And did you know that it’s the most broken resolution too! Ever wondered why? Everyone knows it important, but for a lot of people exercise does take a backseat in daily routine. Why?
Nature’s winter offerings

Nature’s winter offerings

Jan 07,2017 , 11:49 PM IST | Hans
Nature knows what’s best for us….PERIOD. So when nature grows seasonally, all we need to understand is that this is what’s best for our body at the given point of time. Plus fresh seasonal produce tastes much better and has a high nutritive value. It’s cheaper and environment friendly too.
Nature’s offerings

Nature’s offerings

Dec 18,2016 , 12:06 AM IST | Hans
Nature knows what’s best for us….Period. So when nature grows seasonally, all we need to understand is that this is what’s best for our body at the given point of time. 
Bon appetite!

Bon appetite!

Dec 10,2016 , 11:12 PM IST | Hans
Here are some mouthwatering recipes to keep you warm and healthy during this chilly season. And, the plus point of these irresistible treats is that they will not affect your waistline
Ensure mental wellness

Ensure mental wellness

Dec 04,2016 , 12:39 AM IST | Hans
Just as one should not wait for disease to get back to health, one needn’t wait for symptoms and then work on one’s mental health.
The ultimate skin care

The ultimate skin care

Nov 26,2016 , 11:20 PM IST | Hans
Did you know that in 2016, it has been estimated that the global skin care industry will reach USD 121 billion! And the demand from a far younger age group has fuelled this trend. 
Make your own beauty products from kitchen

Make your own beauty products from kitchen

Nov 20,2016 , 01:56 AM IST | Hans
Nature has it all … it is us who fail to discover. Read about some simple and easy tricks to add the outward sheen that a good diet can easily bring about! 
Mental wellness!

Mental wellness!

Nov 05,2016 , 11:16 PM IST | Hans
When it comes to health, diet and exercise stand paramount. However, there is one key factor that we tend to ignore – our mental health. Holistic Health is not only about absence of disease, but it is a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being.