Yin and Yang: Forces of Health

October 28, 2020

The yin/yang symbol is the fundamental expression of Eastern medicine and philosophy. It is a circle divided in two - one side is a swirl of black (yin) and the other side is a swirl of white (yang).

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Fundamental Principles of Acupressure and Reflexology

October 21, 2020

Learning basic acupressure and reflexology is much easier when you understand the fundamental principles. Pressure point therapies don’t work with your body as if it is a machine; they work with your body as an energy system.

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Acupressure and Reflexology Defined

October 14, 2020

Acupressure is an ancient healing art that entails using an object (generally the hands or arms) to stimulate specific key points on the body with the goal of relieving pain or discomfort.

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Health Benefits of ORS Drink

August 16, 2020

Health Benefits of ORS Drink

Every year, 29 July is observed as World ORS Day. ORS is the abbreviated form of Oral Rehydration Salts solution. The day aims to highlight the importance of Oral Rehydration Salts as a simple and cost-effective method of health intervention.

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Longevity Diet: What To Eat and How Does It Work?

August 14, 2020

Longevity Diet: What To Eat and How Does It Work?

Healthy living for longer is better than just living longer. People usually talk about living for long, but with age they get closer to many diseases and spend their last 5-10 years being sick. How about you live a longer life as well as a healthy life by changing your dietary habits and following a longevity diet?

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Difference Between Sadness and Depression

July 29, 2020

Difference Between Sadness and Depression

Sadness and depression are often confused as both are considered the same but are not. There's a thin line that differentiates the two and understanding this difference may help process both in a healthier way.

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Mental Illness or Stress: What Leads to Suicide?

July 28, 2020

Mental Illness or Stress: What Leads to Suicide?

Mental health is the agglomeration of our emotional, psychological, and social well-being that affects one's ability to act, think and feel. It also helps determine the way we relate to others, how we handle stress and imperatively how you make choices in life.

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Hara Hachi Bu - Japanese Diet Rule for Longevity, Youthfulness and Weight Loss

July 26, 2020

Hara Hachi Bu - Japanese Diet Rule for Longevity, Youthfulness and Weight Loss

Hara Hachi bu has been touted as the secret to longevity, ideal weight management and anti-ageing effects. It also helps in avoiding digestive issues such as gastrointestinal problems, acid reflux, flatulence and bloating by keeping a check on overeating.

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Home Remedies for Orchitis

July 24, 2020

Home Remedies for Orchitis

Orchitis is the inflammation of the testicles that causes discomfort and pain. Sometimes the condition gets severe and causes other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, fever and tenderness in the testes.

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What is Emotional Intelligence? How to Improve It?

July 23, 2020

What is Emotional Intelligence? How to Improve It?

Equally affecting your work-life and your personal life, emotional intelligence (EQ or EI) is the ability to understand, manage, and express one's own emotions and feelings. EI also affects your engagement and navigation of interaction with other people. Basically, it is the ability to understand the emotions of the people around you.

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Sodium Caseinate: Uses, Side Effects and Ways to Eat

July 21, 2020

Sodium Caseinate: Uses, Side Effects and Ways to Eat

Sodium caseinate is obtained from casein, a protein found in mammal's milk. It is rich in protein and is usually used as a protein supplement and food additive.

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Gram Flour (Besan): Nutritional Health Benefits

July 20, 2020

Gram Flour (Besan): Nutritional Health Benefits

Chickpeas are a staple food in the Indian cuisine. Gram flour or chickpea flour, commonly known as besan in India, is made by grinding chickpeas which are either raw or roasted. But, this versatile ingredient also has its own share of health benefits which many aren't aware of.

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