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articles by: Shubhra Krishan

How Fast Food Signs Can Make You Overeat

When "fast foods" were first introduced to the world, the idea was simple: quick and cheap foods would allow people to eat a meal on-the-go and move on to complete their work. This, it was believed, w…

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One Thing You Should Avoid Doing an Hour Before Bedtime

“Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing; Beloved from pole to pole,” said British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. But sometimes, the gentle beloved eludes our eyes, leaving our body and mind feeling tired wh…

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Eat 9 Walnuts a Day to Keep Stress at Bay

Walnuts are a wonder nut, that offer almost too many health benefits to count. Here is a quick list: Walnuts are a rich source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. These compound…

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6 Minutes of Daily Exercise Can Delay Memory Loss

How do you keep the brain sharp after the age of 50? Most advice on this seems to focus on keeping the mind active through puzzles, brain teasers, Sudoku, chess and such. But little is said about the …

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Why You Should Take Fewer Pictures on Your Next Trip

Clicking photographs during our travels is something many of us don't even think twice about. Setting sun going down on the sea in a glorious orange blob? Quick, click! Ancient script carved on an Egy…

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Can’t Sleep? Try Some ‘Pink Noise’ Tonight.

Most of us associate good, deep sleep with a silent bedroom. And yet, millions of people toss and turn in bed every night, despite switching off the light and turning off the noise. It is estimated t…

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What You Should Know About Cutting and Cooking Onions

According to the National Onion Association, America's consumption of onions has risen 50 percent in the last 20 years. This is great news, since onions boast many health benefits. Aside from makin…

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Is Your Showerhead Making You Sick?

A good showerhead is supposed to deliver a satisfying jet of water. But if you have not changed or at least cleaned the showerhead in your bathroom for a long time, it could be adding a blast of bacte…

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6 Helpful Health Facts About Carrots

Carrots rank right up there with spinach among earth’s topmost health foods. These cold months are a wonderful time to enjoy them steamed, roasted, baked and grilled. My favorite way is to steam them …

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How to Flavor Potatoes Without Salt: 6 Terrific Tips

Potatoes are my favorite comfort food—there are very few days of the month that I don’t enjoy them in some way or the other. I am sure it is the same for many of you. But far too often, potatoes are s…

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about Shubhra Krishan

Writer, editor and journalist Shubhra Krishan is the author of Essential Ayurveda: What it is and what it can do for you (New World Library, 2003), Radiant Body, Restful Mind: A Woman's book of comfort (New World Library, 2004), and The 9 to 5 Yogi: How to feel like a sage while working like a dog (Hay House India, 2011).

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