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articles by: Shubhra Krishan

Eat This Comforting Dish To Ease An Upset Stomach

It's called "khichdi," which, loosely translated from Hindi, means "mish-mash." Khichdi may be mish-mash, but it's a mish-mash packed with flavor and warmth. Composed of basmati rice, yellow mung dal,…

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A Surprising Reason You Are Always Tired

Do you find yourself struggling to stay awake during the day, and feel listless as you head home? Do weakness, slight dizziness and lapses of memory feature on your list of frequent woes? Pause for…

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10-Minute Tip for Sore Muscles: No Painkiller Required

Exercise has amazing benefits, but the soreness that follows can be unkind. Of course, you could pop an ibuprofen for quick relief, but it does come with side effects. Scientists suggest a drug-fre…

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The Delicious Vegetable That Helps You Fight Stress

Let us admit: life can be tough, and stress is a reality. Be it a niggling headache or a big issue at work, factors that trigger stress are simply too many to count. Advice on how to counter stress…

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7 Essential Facts About Varicose Veins

The word "varicose" means enlarged or swollen. Varicose veins appear as large, gnarled knots along legs and feet. They not just a cosmetic concern, but can also pose some serious health dangers, such …

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Why You Should Eat Fennel Seeds After a Meal

Something magical happens moments after you start chewing on fennel seeds after a meal: the taste in your mouth changes, replacing the aftertaste of what you have eaten with a cool freshness. The plea…

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The Leaf That Helps You Fight Pain and Infection

Popeye, the poster boy for spinach, had the right idea. The leaf has grown to be synonymous with good health. Loaded with vital nutrients and vitamins, spinach helps aid in heart and bone health and m…

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Why Undercooked Pasta is Better For You

Pasta gets a lot of love across the world, but also an unfair share of bad press. Maligned as an unhealthy fattening dish, pasta is actually good for you if cooked the right way. Experts say you sh…

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How Black Tea May Help Cut Your Ovarian Cancer Risk

More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the USA every year according to the National Cancer Institute. The most common of these is epithelial ovarian cancer, the fifth leading caus…

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3 Easy Ways to Cook Spinach with an Indian Touch

The health benefits of spinach are a legion, and spinach in your salad, soup and pasta is always a winner. In India, we like our food spicy, but when it comes to spinach, most dishes are prepared m…

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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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