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Nail health and care 101: Perfection at your fingertips | fitness

Nail health and care 101: Perfection at your fingertips | fitness

Our hands, especially nails, take a beating as we go about our daily lives and chores, leaving the nails brittle, discoloured and unhealthy. If you think monthly mani-pedi visits to the salon can reverse the damage, then you’re only partly right, since rituals like these, too, can bring harm. “Healthy ...

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Kind thoughts can boost psychological and physical health | sex and relationships

Kind thoughts can boost psychological and physical health | sex and relationships

Caring for others and yourself can actually lead to a healthier lifestyle. According to a recent study introspection about yourself and your loved ones has both, psychological and physical benefits. As part of the study, researchers found that taking part in self-compassion exercises calm the heart rate, switching off the ...

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Why men don’t talk about their mental health | fitness

Why men don’t talk about their mental health | fitness

Our society lacks empathy, and as a consequence, a lot of people don’t open up and talk about their issues. We lack empathy for others because we are too engrossed in our own lives. Talking about mental health is a taboo, and it isn’t something that is very openly discussed, ...

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Natural curd for gut health and weight loss | fitness

Natural curd for gut health and weight loss | fitness

Milk is not everyone’s favourite food but it’s tough to come across someone who dislikes to yoghurt or curd, which is the popular name for milk curdled using live bacteria that is part of traditional diets across most of south Asia and the Middle-east. Curd has been a staple in ...

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Number of serious afflictions in leprosy cases steadily reducing: Health Ministry data

The proportion of patients having visible deformities, or damage to limbs and nerves, described as Grade 2 disabilities, has almost halved in the last four years, data from the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs shows. (Archive) While the significant number of new cases of leprosy reported in the last ...

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Need a reason to get married? It leads to better physical and mental health | sex and relationships

According to a new study, married men and women have better physical and mental health at older ages than unmarried people. The study, published in the journal PLOS One, found that married people, besides having better health, specifically walk faster and have a stronger grip, reported CNN. The study, led ...

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Where health meets taste – The Hindu

Where health meets taste - The Hindu

Swasthaa is a new fine-dining multi-cuisine restaurant, on Bhoopasandra Main Road (near Hebbal Flyover). The place is cosy and has bright lights in colourful flowery lampshades. We are joined in by Basavaraj Moogi, the brain behind Swasthaa. Having worked as a chef at most of the high-end restaurants across the ...

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Planetary health diet: For a sustainable planet

Planetary health diet: For a sustainable planet

By 2050, the earth’s population is projected to reach 9.8 billion (World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs), with rampant food scarcity and an alarming number of people consuming unhealthy diets. The findings by a group of scientists, published in The ...

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Here comes ‘stair snacking’ to improve heart health | fitness

For people who find it difficult to take out extra time for physical activity after a hectic schedule, exercise just got simpler and harder to avoid. Researchers have shown that a few minutes of stair climbing called the ‘stair snacking’ approach, at short intervals between work, can improve cardiovascular health. ...

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From weight loss to healthy skin: Liquid chlorophyll is the latest health buzz

(Representational) Here’s all you need to know about liquid chlorophyll. (Source: Getty Images) Move over kale smoothies and spinach salads. From what it looks like, liquid chlorophyll is the latest fad and it is here to stay. Known to lend green colour to plants and help in converting sunlight into ...

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