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Good or bad: Yogurt in fatty liver disease?

It is a no brainer that in fatty liver disease, a low-carbs diet plan is followed for better control of blood glucose and body weight.   Yogurt like milk and other dairy products is rich in carbs. Total abstinence is advised […]

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Why People Love ‘Meri Adrak wali Chai’?

The dawn of winters brings in its wake greater chances of catching a cold, cough, fever or flu. A good way to protect yourself is a steaming cup of delicious adrak wali chai. Ginger tea is a well-known remedy for […]

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Why Eat Jaggery in Winters?

Choosing jaggery in place of sugar for your winter delicacies is anytime a healthier option. Jaggery has plenty of nutrients and gives you warmth during the cold season. It is packed with antioxidants and bears natural cleansing properties. It also […]

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Amrit of Ayurveda – Giloy

Guduchi or Giloy – Tinospora Cordifolia – has been supremely advocated in Ayurveda for its medicinal qualities. The Sanskrit name of Giloy – ‘Amrita’ – translates to ‘the root of immortality.’ It is also often called ‘Amruta’ – which means […]

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Magic of the Golden Milk

This is the golden spice commonly found in each household in India. It is an important ingredient in vegetables, consumed as a herbal supplement, used for topical application to make skin glow, a colouring agent and has many more uses. […]

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Ayurvedic ‘Prakritis’

Ayurvedic ‘dosha’ – vata, pitta & kapha – is a bio-entity which is an essential part of our body. These are forces which affect our physiological functions, growth, aging, health, immunity etc. One or two doshas predominate within each individual […]

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How Pure is your Blood?

Pure blood allows proper functioning of the biological systems whereas impurities in bloodstream make us prone to disorders like severe debility, blood in urine, stomatitis, skin infections, excessive bleeding during menstruation, narcosis, cellulites, internal bleeding, fever, gaseous lump in abdomen […]

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Obesity

Obesity is a health scourge for people worldwide. Here is an analysis of some of the ‘physical’ aspects related to obesity.   The number of fat cells formed in body during infancy stay intact for lifelong. The fat within each […]

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Ayurvedic Recommendations on Incompatible Foods

Ayurveda suggests that food combinations that are not compatible with regard to their properties must be avoided. Curd with palm date, radish with black gram, bananas with butter milk, spinach with sesame seeds, honey with wine of dates etc. are […]

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Ayurvedic Rasas

The ayurvedic rasas like the three doshas are combinations of the panchamahabhoota or the five universal elements — agni, vayu, prithvi, jal and aakash and help in balancing the doshas in the body while performing crucial functions for the organism. […]

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