Sacrifice Your Sleep, Not Your Food

With the growing influence of fitness centers along with the increasing demand for the ‘perfect figure’ for men and women alike, dieting has become a trend. People are cutting down on their food intake to slim their bodies down. Not so surprisingly, women face these situations more than men do. Up to 50% women are believed to be following a diet at any given point of time. With high media standards of the ‘perfect figure’…

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Exploring Alternatives: Creative Art and Movement Therapy

“Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.” ― Rumi Ever thought of treating psychological disorders with arts and dance? Sounds absurd? Psychotherapies have greatly come of age. It is no more just a couch, a client, a therapist with a note pad in his hands and the quest to solve a mysterious dream. Psychology…

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Nutrition and health are they connected..?

  Why some people can discontinue eating at a certain point and why others eat obsessively is still a mystery to nutrition science. Health and Nutrition are related to specific dietary constituents such as proteins, vitamins, and minerals. A good healthy diet is planning of meals for the healthy as well as the sick with an application of the principles of nutrition. In general, scientist recommends that a person should maintain ideal weight by eating…

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Health Benefits of Sonamukhi plant or Indian Senna

Health Benefits of Sonamukhi plant or Indian Senna

Scientific Name: Cassia angustifolia Sanskrit Name: Markandika, Swarnapatri Common Name: Indian Senna , Sonamukhi, Rajavriksha, Sanaya, Hindisana This plant is native to India, Arab and some African countries. The shrub grows to 2-3 feet in height and is typically identified by its spear shaped pointed leaves pale yellowish-green in colour. The pods, seeds and leaves are of special medicinal value. Medicinal Benefits : 1) Traditionally sonamukhi herb has been used for its laxative and purgative…

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