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Natural home remedies to get rid of gray, white hair

Hair colour gets white usually after certain age of life. But if this appears at an early age, this is a serious concern and needs to be treated well. This may be the result of some diseases like hereditary disease or nervous shock. It may lead to embarrassment and may affect the confidence levels of... [Read More]

FACTS you need to know about FAT

  we take a closer look at the different types of fats. You may be, even if you’ve been keeping up on what types of fat to eat and which to shun. By now you’ve probably heard of stealthy trans-fats. If they’re not on the ‘Nutrition Facts’ panel yet, they’re soon... [Read More]

What you MUST know about cancer

  Logos of various organisations that support the fight against cancer and (Inset) Dr P K Jagannath Divya Nair Chairman of the Department of Surgical Oncology at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai, Dr P Jagannath shares interesting insights on how detecting cancer early on has helped many survive the... [Read More]

Five healthy high-energy vegetarian foods

  Yoghurt You can steer clear of meat and still boost your energy levels considerably. In the following pages we bring you five foods to snack on when you’re in need of sustenance between meals. Yoghurt Did you know that a cup of yogurt is digested quicker by the body than many solid foods... [Read More]

10 FABULOUS tips to cut your calories!

  Measure your cooking oil Does the very mention of controlling calories make your heart sink? If so, you are not alone. Calorie control is a major challenge for most weight watchers. However, you will be surprised to know that you can cut a substantial number of calories, just by making some smart... [Read More]

Six fresh fruit that will give you an energy boost

  Bananas Fruits are anytime snacks, as they are easy to carry and are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre and can give you an immediate energy boost. One serving of fruit contains anywhere between 80 to120 calories, depending upon what kind it is. In the following pages, we bring... [Read More]

Seven protein foods your diet MUST include

  Sweet corn Protein is one of the most important nutrients when it comes to the human body. Everyone requires proteins, albeit in different quantities depending on age, weight, activity levels and health status. Protein is available in a variety of foods, most commonly vegetables. Studies have,... [Read More]

Top foods to keep you young

Most of us are keen to stay looking as fresh and young as possible, and although there’s no way to pause or turn back the clock, there are few age-proof strategies we can employ to make sure we stay looking good. Maintaining a healthy and well-balanced diet is one approach, and the good news is... [Read More]

Foods to boost your workout

When it comes to working out, food impacts upon your performance in different ways, and we all want to get the most from our hard work. We present you with seven foods that enhance your performance to make your workout worthwhile. So whether you go running as a hobby, or you’re a hardened athlete,... [Read More]

Six Foods That Keep You SLIM

  Green Tea If you’re looking to trim the flab, here’s what your diet should include. All the foods in the following pages have their own way of helping you lose or maintain your weight. Here’s how! Green tea A study has found that people who drank four cups of green tea for... [Read More]

8 Super Nutrients for Weight Loss

Monounsaturated fats 1. Monounsaturated fats: Replacing carbohydrates in your diet with monounsaturated fats will help you slim down by shuttling fat away from your midsection (See my Ask the Diet Doctor column on this topic for a more in-depth explanation). Where to get it: Avocados, Macadamia nuts,... [Read More]

Organic farmers sue Monsanto

Organic farmers sue Monsanto Organic farmers are taking on corporate America. Nearly 300,000 organic farmers are filing suit against corporate agriculture giant Monsanto, who have in recent years squashed independent organic farms from coast to coast. 270,000 organic farmers filed... [Read More]

Diet plan to fit into that sexy dress

Every woman wants to fit into a dress that is ten times too small for her — even if she is ten times too small to start with. No woman is ever happy with her body; there is always scope for weight loss. So while Eve goes on about Atkins till the men think he’s some sort of... [Read More]

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The 2011 ‘What’s Sexy’ List!

It features some of the hottest women in the world. See who qualifies as ‘What’s Sexy’ this year! Lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret put out their annual ‘What Is Sexy?’ list yesterday. Rihanna, Sofia Vergara and more scored titles like ‘Sexiest Curves’ and... [Read More]

Proposed destruction of smallpox virus stirs controversy in US.

smallpox After ravaging humanity for three millennia, the virus behind smallpox is facing its comeuppance. In May, at a meeting of the World Health Organization, nations will decide if it’s finally time to sterilize and incinerate into oblivion the known remaining samples of... [Read More]

Molds are fungi that can be found both outdoors and indoors.

Molds are fungi that can be found both outdoors and indoors. They grow best in warm, damp and humid conditions. If you have damp or wet spots in your house, you will probably get mold. Mold can cause health problems. Inhaling or touching mold or mold spores may cause allergic reactions or asthma attacks... [Read More]

Liver disease deaths ‘higher among diabetics’

liver disorders People with diabetes are 70% more likely to die from liver disease than those without the condition, according to new research.   It is already known that diabetes can increase the risk of some types of liver disease, with poor blood sugar control boosting the risk. This can lead... [Read More]

Does the sudden sprouting of acne leave you depressed? If you are one of those young women suffering from acne, living in the myth of using creams and cosmetics to cure it, this is the right time to know the fact.

moist Does the sudden sprouting of acne leave you depressed? If you are one of those young women suffering from acne, living in the myth of using creams and cosmetics to cure it, this is the right time to know the fact. Acne could be the result of PCOS (Polycystic ovarian syndrome), which is one of the... [Read More]

Why Amla is Good for You?Amla fruit is power-packed with a host of nutrients offering tremendous health benefits.

amla Indian gooseberry, better known as amla, is botanically known as Emblica officinalis. This fruit is power-packed with a host of nutrients offering tremendous health benefits. Amla may not be pleasant to the tastebuds because of its sour and bitter taste Here are some health benefits of amla: * Amla... [Read More]

Healthy living habits to reduce your risk of cancer

health Small measures can go a long way in preventing the dreaded disease.The development of cancer is usually a relatively slow process, which requires a substantial proportion of the lifetime of an individual. Cancer occurs from genetic, environmental, food and lifestyle factors. The bodies of most... [Read More]

Woman day special:Everyone wants a size zero. But here are some of the most common mistakes that women of all ages wanting to lose weight commit.

bread butter Everyone wants a size zero. But here are some of the most common mistakes that women of all ages wanting to lose weight commit. Are you guilty too?As a woman, you have really bothered to keep up the perfect shape of your body! You may have included many things like healthy eating plans... [Read More]

Top 10 Fittest Celebrity Couples:Having a fit and health conscious partner motivates you to stay in shape

Having a fit and health conscious partner motivates you to stay in shape. Or so we would like to believe, thanks to these celeb couples with hot bods! Here’s unveiling their fitness secrets idiva-priyanka-chopra-shahid-kapoor They are the current ‘it’…oops on/off couple in B’Town.... [Read More]

Want to grow your hair long? Here’s how!

break your appearance completely Most women (and many men) aspire to a long, glamorous head of hair. Here’s how you can make that dream a reality.The way your hair looks can make or break your appearance completely. One has to admit that the elegant look of shiny, thick long hair is spectacular.... [Read More]