Colours, thandai and music are the essence of Holi and no Covid-19 lockdown or curfew could dim the buzz around delicious food that is part of celebration and happy times with our loved ones. As this joyous occasion marks the beginning of Spring and symbolises the triumph of good over evil, it is a beacon of hope, love and merriment and so, we are adding all the missing colours to our Covid-19 lockdown Holi with these mouthwatering recipes of strawberry ghevar with coconut rabri and mango passion Chandrakala.
Like skin, our fingernails too can tell a lot about our overall health, but we do not really know how to read the signs of ill-health in our nails and for this ancient medicinal practice Ayurveda can offer great help. Healthy nails have pink nailbeds and they aren't easily broken while white-looking and brittle nails may mean nutritional deficiency or any other health problem. Low levels of zinc or iron and thyroid problems can also cause brittle nails. Weak nails may also be sign of aging. Nail analysis or Naksha Pariksha is a commonly practised Ayurvedic diagnostic tools. It is used because the nails are a by-product of the bones as well as other aspects of health.
Indian cuisine is known for its deliciousness and variety. Bread Pakoda is one of the most popular snacks in India. It is a simple and quick snack to make, and it is loved by everyone, young and old. Bread Pakoda is a deep-fried snack made with bread slices, filled with a variety of ingredients. It is usually served with chutney or ketchup. It is one of the most popular snacks in India, and it can be found on almost every street corner. Now, if you want to make Bread Pakoda at home, then here are five healthy recipes that you can try. All these recipes are easy to make and are very healthy.
It is important that the meal you eat before sleep should ensure a healthy digestive system and paneer does not only that but also makes teeth and bones strong along with aiding weight loss and reducing the risk of breast cancer. Since it is also great for those having diabetes, make sure you check out the recipe of Saag Paneer here and serve a bowl of goodness to your family.
The beauty of Yoga is that it will increase your flexibility whatever your age or level of fitness may be. Yoga asanas are postures that rebalance the body. They bring strength to the weak areas of the body and softness to the tight spots. The truth is that were all born with the ability to naturally move our bodies and muscles through their complete range – babies and young children are an example of that. However, as we grow up, due to our sedentary lifestyle and limited movement of the body, we lose this ability. The good news is that we can totally reverse this stiffness and improve our range of motion through regular yoga practice.
Nothing changes a man’s personality as radically as a beard - from the good boy next door you transform into a man who cannot be taken lightly as it is a transformation that no other grooming hack can provide and that explains the massive search online for beard growth oils and other beard grooming products like waxes and beards softeners so, go ahead and groom your beard as much as you like but please don’t stop there. Today's world is busier than ever therefore, most of us don’t get time for intensive skin care, especially when it comes to men’s grooming but one can still maintain healthy and glowing skin by acing the basics.
Leprosy or Hansen's disease isn't as widespread as before but is still in existence in many parts of the world. According to World Health Organization, around 208,000 people have leprosy worldwide with majority of the cases in Asia and Africa. Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by a bacteria, Mycobacterium leprae and mainly affects the skin and peripheral nerves, eyes and mucosa of upper respiratory tract and nose. If left untreated, it may cause permanent disabilities while with early diagnosis and treatment, the disease can be cured. Leprosy can cause muscle weakness or paralysis, enlarged nerves and eye problems that may lead to blindness.
In a study published online this week in the journal Nutrients, researchers discovered that eating a variety of tree nuts, including almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, and walnuts, improved tryptophan metabolism in overweight and obese people. In particular, serotonin, a neurotransmitter, and cardioprotective tryptophan metabolites both increased.
Actor Athiya Shetty recently revealed images from their haldi ceremony and it was nothing short of a magical celebration. Last week, Athiya Shetty and cricketer KL Rahul were married at the Khandala mansion of her father, Suniel Shetty. Photos from the wedding and other rituals have been gradually shared by the couple. Suniel Shetty's Khandala bungalow was transformed into a marigold paradise for the pre-wedding festivities. There is no less than a carnival of yellow hues everywhere in the interior photos from their haldi event that have surfaced online. For her wedding, Athiya choose a pink handmade lehenga by Anamika Khanna while for the haldi ceremony, Athiya donned an ivory vintage anarkali suit by Ritu Kumar.
Social anxiety, also known as social phobia, is an anxiety issue that is characterized by intense feelings of fear, nervousness and discomfort in social situations. It is an intense, persistent fear of being watched and judged by others.
Acne is a common skin condition that affects many people, but did you know that there are several causes of acne that are often overlooked? From hormonal changes to skincare products and even diet and stress, there are many factors that can contribute to the development of acne. It may be due to various causes and reasons among individuals of every age group. Acne can appear on your face, neck, chest and upper back. Acne is a cumulative effect of multiple causes rather than just one. It is important to know the causes of your acne to take control and achieve clear, healthy skin. So, let's dive in and uncover the hidden causes of acne.
Just because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake so, straighten your baker's hat and celebrate the weekend with Strawberry Vanilla Cheesecake. The best part about being an adult is that you can have dessert for breakfast and since it is already time for brunch, here's a droolworthy recipe of Strawberry Vanilla Cheesecake to start the weekend on a deliciously sweet note.
Indian celebrities are often at the forefront of trends and fashion, from clothing to hairstyles to accessories. As such, male celebrities and how they wear their ethnic style are currently hot topics because it is notable, stylish, and fashion-forward. No surprise! They are loved by all. They can inspire you to wear your ethnos in your own unique way, whether you choose to wear them traditionally or in a way that combines all aspects of western styles. By following their examples, one can learn to mix and match our traditional Indian styles with modern trends to create a look that is both chic and culturally appropriate.
Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers seen in Indian women; the other is breast cancer. It is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix—the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina—mostly due to the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and India accounts for the highest number of cervical cancer cases as out of 40% of the total deaths from cervical cancer globally, 23% occurred in India and it has been estimated that about 8 out of 10 women in India will contract HPV (human papillomavirus).
Perfectionism is viewed by psychology as a personality disposition which is defined by a “need for flawlessness, high standards for quality and critical evaluation of self”. Most people might see perfectionism as a positive motivator in life, leading them to produce a better quality of work which thereby adds to one’s self-worth however, that may not always be true as perfectionism can be healthy or unhealthy, depending upon the parameters of the function that come along with it.
Considering the amount of time that all of us are exposed to any form of the screen (mobile phones, laptops, TV, tablets), we very well know the effect on our brains - it messes with our circadian cycle or day-night sleep cycle but the amount of scientific literature into its effect on our skin and hair isn’t that much. Recent studies show that exposure of human skin cells to light emitted from electronic devices, even for exposures as short as 1 hour, may cause reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation (the same molecules which we want to remove by consuming antioxidants) and this leads to programmed cell death.