How should a woman take care of her health at forty?

Emily is dining out with her friends. As the supper is ordered, it’s time for chitchat. They talk about the latest film featured at the theatres. Emily analyzes that the concept of the current movie is related to the one that used to be her childhood favorites. Her friends get curious and ask her about the name. She tries hard to recollect but can’t. “Slight memory failures are common at 40!”, comments one of her friends with a twitter as they munch on the cheese ball starters. Well..Yes! Forgetfulness, hair…

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5 simple ways to develop morning routine

Every morning the sun rises, the blue sky opens up its arms, birds sing and beautiful flowers blossom. If we open our eyes to this amazing beauty of nature and start off with our daily activities, we feel peaceful. But many times, we keep dozing off, putting the alarm to snooze again and again. Nothing feels more relaxed than those few moments of sleep. How we wish that feeling could remain forever! Zzzzz…And then.. After what seems like an eternity, we wake up to find we are late. In a…

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Supplements, do you need them?

Our lives would be much easier if we were born with something like a user’s manual containing information on how to build our health and remain in the pink. Yet, the good news is, we are indeed born with the wisdom to discern between the right and erroneous ways in regard to our health. With that said, let us ponder over this statement: “If your diet is wrong then Medicine is of no use If the diet is right then Medicine is not required.” The causal nexus of medicine and…

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Stay strong & live long! Role of Vitamin formula for good health

As a child, I recall my dad often took me to park during winter noontime in order to get the dose of Vitamin D under the sun. Thereafter, he would give me a glass of carrot juice saying it has Vitamin A which is good for the eyes. In fact, parents look at vitamins as a sound insurance policy when it comes to their own and children’s health. No wonder my eyesight is 6/6 and I am in good health even now in my late thirties! What is the secret…

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Reasons why we don’t lose weight

Your weighing scale shows that it is time to cut down the fat. While looking like a butterball with chubby cheeks isn’t that bad, you know the thin line between being plump and stout. So you start ignoring those muffins and cupcakes, and embark on the weight loss regime – walking, jogging, and eating light, balanced diet, etc. Nevertheless, in spite of the measures taken, the weight somehow keeps finding you! But before you are taken down by the idea of weight management, let us highlight the road of wellness…

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Digestion problem? Improve your gut feeling with Pro-biotics

Living on a healthy diet with digestive health engines in order is a sign of being in the pink.  A healthy digestive system absorbs what is good in the food (nutrients) and knocks out the waste smoothly. We all can relate to the feelings of relaxation due to good bowel movements we ought to experience daily. But sometimes, we don’t! Constipation, stomach upset, pain & discomfort, gas, bloating, heartburn, headaches, etc are all signs of an unsound system. A healthy digestive system is pivotal to our overall health and yet…

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Do you consume Aloe? This is what you need to know to reap its health benefits

Unraveling little-known facts of the miracle plant Height : 12-16 inches, Root : fibrous, No stems, Fresh & thick leaves, Spiky margins, and a member of Lily family! It was the main ingredient in the home remedies of our grandmother. You may call it Aloe vera, ghritkumari, kumari, katralai, gwar patha or the miracle plant. Its health & beauty benefits have ever drawn us all for its extensive use in daily life. Nature always calls us back to raise the quality of our lives. Ah!..Those were the good old days when…

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Nutrition for hormonal imbalance in women

Enliven up, Madame!   Kind heart, Fierce Mind, Brave Spirit. These attributes are your key to success. But more than that they make you valuable and so success itself gets attracted towards you. Though adorned with such mighty traits, there are times when we all feel angry, irrational, over-sensitive. When conventional patterns weigh high on us and when we are not able to take things as such. So, we react or become too emotional. What happens during those times? Consider these instances: Florida & her husband ordered an Italian dish…

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Recognizing Nutritional Void and How to Avoid

Can you hear what’s buzzing around? Ask  a colleague, friend or family member how life is and most of them will remark it as busy. In fact, most people are so occupied with their errands that they don’t even have time to enjoy their bath or food. While we get swamped by loads of activities, remember that life is what happens while we are busy making other plans. Behind the maze of activities we are engaged in, like achieving professional targets, bringing up kids with real practical struggles, puzzling over a…

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The power of herbs

Peter rabbit goes through his adventurous life learning many important lessons. One day, he accidentally sneaks into Mr. McGregor’s garden. Realizing he was lost and was being chased, he ran for his life. Exhausted, he finally reached his sweet home. His mother, then, gave him some Chamomile tea and sent him to bed. His body relaxed and rejuvenated with the effect of Chamomile. Nature has blessed us with many beautiful plants. Some of them hold therapeutic qualities. These are called herbs. Herbs contain culinary, medicinal and aromatic properties that help…

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