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5 reasons why yoga is great for weight loss, heart health, reducing stress | fitness

If you practise yoga regularly, your body and organs function at optimum levels.

Yoga works at a deep, cellular level and can give you your most fabulous body yet. If you thought yoga was only for the flexible and fit, you’re mistaken. It can be taken up by almost anybody and you’re sure to reap a number of health benefits if you’re regular ...

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How to buy the right yoga mat?

How to buy the right yoga mat?

Just like buying the right pair of running shoes is important to avoid injuries, its equally important to identify the right mat to suit your workout style.   Krishna Chandak, co-founder of TEGO and Anushka Parwani, Celebrity Trainer and Founder of Anshuka Yoga Classes and Yogalates, share some points to ...

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Doctors make room for yoga asanas in prescriptions

Doctors make room for yoga asanas in prescriptions

The ancient Indian practice of yoga, celebrated world over on June 21 as International Day of Yoga, is now capturing the imagination of doctors who are prescribing a fusion of yoga and modern medicines in their treatment of patients.   A new age yoga start-up in the national capital region, ...

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Yoga’s full potential should be harnessed to reduce NCD-related deaths: WHO

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On the eve of International Day for Yoga, WHO today said yoga’s full potential should be harnessed as it reduces the risk of life-threatening non-communicable diseases. Adequate physical activity improves muscular and cardiorespiratory fitness, enhances bone and functional health, helps prevent depression and promote mental health, WHO Regional Director for ...

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This eatery in Italy has just been awarded the world’s best restaurant | more lifestyle

A tasting menu at Osteria Francescana; Chef Massimo Bottura.

Italy’s Osteria Francescana took the top spot at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony on Tuesday, garnering praise for playful use of local ingredients in dishes including “Five Ages of Parmigiano Reggiano”. It was the second time in three years the restaurant, which serves up modern Italian fare in ...

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Important tips to keep in mind while renting a house or flat | more lifestyle

Always insist on checking property pictures carefully to shortlist the ones you want to visit physically.

Selecting a new apartment to rest can be a task. It’s essential to prioritise your list of features and amenities, avoid fly-by night brokers. But that’s not all. Pallav Pandey, CEO and Co-founder at FastFox.com, and Gautam Thapar, CEO of Thapar Builders Pvt Ltd, have listed a few tips to ...

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Cheating on your weight loss diet? A simple blood test can tell | fitness

Are you dieting? A simple blood test can find out more info on your diet.

A simple blood test can help determine whether a person is following a prescribed diet, say scientists suggesting that the method can help improve the accuracy of clinical trials. Clinical trials of diets and their health impacts are often plagued by participants’ poor adherence to assigned diets, which can make ...

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These are the 5 best breakfasts for weight loss according to experts | fitness

A nutritious, healthy breakfast stops you from eating junk food later in the day.

The first meal of the day is the most important one. A nourishing breakfast is the best way to get a healthy and lean body. Nutritionists say that eating a protein-rich breakfast not only helps boost your energy levels but also promotes faster weight loss. A healthy breakfast makes you ...

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High blood pressure is a silent killer, here are its signs and best treatments | health

In 95% of patients, there are no identifiable causes for high blood pressure.

Blood pressure is often termed as a ‘silent killer’ because it does not have specific symptoms, and detection may often happen too late. This lifestyle disease afflicts one in eight Indians (source: National Family Health Survey), which makes it a cause for concern. But like most lifestyle diseases, it just ...

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International Yoga Day: India’s new global narrative

International Yoga Day: India

India’s soft power and its new global outreach became apparent after the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015 responded positively to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s suggestion that June 21 every year be commemorated worldwide as International Yoga Day. The date was recommended by Modi since it marks the longest ...

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