Archive for November 1st, 2012

10 ways to keep your skin glowing

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

The more you meditate, the more you radiate

“Beauty is an inner phenomenon. Beauty is not in objects, not in people, not even in the eyes of the beholder. It lies in the heart of every person,” says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, and this beauty in the heart reflects so naturally as radiance and a glow on the person’s face.

Beauty goes farther than being just skin deep. Yet, our skin is one of the most visible expressions of this beauty.

We are made up of both matter and spirit. This means that our skin, beyond being the visible outer layer, is full of life and activity! It is an organ like any other part of our body and needs to be kept healthy and nourished. Most beauty treatments that are available today address the physical needs but do not reveal the secrets of how you can make each cell of your skin glow from within and pulsate with energy and radiance.

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Fitness Q&A: Exercises to tone your tummy

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Fitness expert, Namita Jain answers readers’ questions on fitness. Get your doubts cleared and see them featured on our FAQ page every Thursday.
This week’s answer:

1. i want my weight up 120 kg at the age of 21 years… so tell me what i can do to achieve this much.. Now my age is 16 year’s and my weight is 59kg.. And also tell me if their is any harm on my body if i eill have my weight up 120 kg at 21 years
Dev Yadav

2. I am 23 year old, having height 5 inch & weight 55 kg. From last year my tummy is increased & for that suggest me either i should go for weight loss or else. Please send me the diet chart for perfect weight.
Meetika

3. iam 23 year old girl…. my weight is 74kg..and my height is 5.2…i want a specific diet plan …..
Charu dhiman

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2 to 3 cups of green tea daily cuts risk of digestive system cancers

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Drinking green tea may help women in reducing their risk of developing some digestive system cancers, especially cancers of the stomach/esophagus and colorectum, according to a study led by researchers from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Wei Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., MPH, professor of Medicine, chief of the Division of Epidemiology and director of the Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, was the principal investigator for the study.

To determine green tea’s impact on cancer risk, the investigators surveyed women enrolled in the Shanghai Women’s Health Study, a population-based study of approximately 75,000 middle-aged and older Chinese women. During the initial interview participants were asked if they drank tea, the type of tea consumed and how much they consumed. Most of the Chinese women reported drinking primarily green tea.

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Health tip of the day

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Do irregular work timings make you want to snack? Carry homemade foods like idli, poha, whole wheat stuffed parathas or upma – all cooked with minimal oil – to prevent from reaching out to fried, junk foods


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