Category Archive for: ‘Health’

  • Saffron: A Treat for the Taste Buds, and for the Mind and Body

    Saffron: A Treat for the Taste Buds, and for the Mind and Body

    by Gita Hari Be it imparting a host of health benefits or adding a distinct colour, flavor, and texture to culinary delights, the uses of a few saffron strands are unparalleled. This spice—produced in Jammu and Kashmir—was recently hailed for its uniqueness by Indian Prime …

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  • The Seven Most Dangerous Enemies of Wealth

    The Seven Most Dangerous Enemies of Wealth

    By Bimal Shah Hello, everyone. We have enemies everywhere. Today, we’re going to talk about the Seven Most Dangerous Enemies of Wealth. These are enemies that can take any, all, or some of your wealth much faster than you can imagine. I have included in …

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  • New Year; New Mindset!

    New Year; New Mindset!

    Happy New Year, Desh Videsh family! Here we are at the start of another fresh new year. Typical New Year’s resolutions usually center around improving physical health through diet and exercise. But because of the pandemic, the last couple of years have been particularly tough …

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    From Ayurveda to biomedicine: understanding the human body

    Dr. Suzanne Newcombe What is a human body? This may seem a facetious question, but the answer will be very different according to which medical tradition you consult. Take Ayurveda, a traditional system of medical knowledge from India which has enjoyed a renaissance of popularity …

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  • You’re Oil I Need by Chahna Tailor Gupta

    Sesame, My Love, You’re Oil I Need

    by Chahna Tailor Gupta Happy November! As we approach the fall and winter seasons, it is important that we continue to keep ourselves balanced by keeping up with our ritucharya (seasonal routine). These seasons have guna (qualities) that are the same as vata dosha which …

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    8 ways to manage body image anxiety after lockdown

    By Dr. Tracy Tylka Being able to socialize again may bring enthusiasm and a sense of normalcy – but it may also increase anxiety over how your body might have changed. I am a psychologist who has studied body image for over 20 years, and …

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    Yoga isn’t timeless: it’s changing to meet contemporary needs

    By Dr. Jeremy David Engels On June 21, for International Yoga Day, people will take out their yoga mats and practice sun salutations or sit in meditation. Yoga may have originated in ancient India, but today it is practiced all over the world. In the …

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    What is the Meaning of Life?

    By Maria Wirth This question is natural for any human being and is asked in every generation by many of the youth. I remember it troubled me a lot when I was young. I don’t think I could have found the answer on my own …

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    Taste the Rainbow

     By Chahna Tailor Happy July! Some people eat to live, while others (like me!) live to eat. The thing is, everything you eat becomes your body. Your food can balance you or imbalance you; it can build a healthy body or an unhealthy body. So, …

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    Copper Immunity By Chahna Tailor

      In a few of my previous articles, I have mentioned that copper is highly beneficial. I’ve suggested using a copper tongue scraper and drinking from a copper cup. But why? Acharya Charaka, author of Charaka Samhita, wrote about many metals that are beneficial to …

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