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articles by: Shubhra Krishan

15 Brilliant Ways to Eat Your Veggies and Enjoy Them, Too

Most of us need little convincing that vegetables are essential to good health. Even so, here is a quick recap on their nutritional importance, as stated by the United States Department of Agriculture…

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Can Telling Lies Harm Your Body?

We all fabricate the truth or stretch facts. Okay, so most of us lie. A lot. What happens when we tell lies? Other than its predictable effects on the health of relationships, lying can also harm y…

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No Therapist Required! 3 Gentle Ways to Handle Stress

Clutter in the mind can  pile up faster than dishes in the sink. But while those dishes get regular cleaning, the mind is often left to its own resources. Sometimes, this can result in serious stress,…

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How to Really Love Someone

"Love," like "Happiness" can be hard to explain. But the great writer Ernest Hemingway came very close to expressing the essence of love. “When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sa…

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The ‘Vitamin’ You Can’t Get From Food

Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, author of the bestselling book Connect: 12 Vital Ties That Open Your Heart, Lengthen Your Life, And Deepen Your Soul calls it the "Other Vitamin C." Connectedness. It is, i…

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Delicious India-Inspired Vegetable and Potato Cutlets

We're in the monsoon season here in India, and every other day, fritters, cutlets and kebabs roll out of our kitchens. Best enjoyed with mint chutney and masala chai, these treats offset the coolness …

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7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Knees

Your knees are a precious pair indeed; the joints on which hinges your ability to walk and bend comfortably late into life. Do knees have to creak, ache and stiffen as you age? Not a given! With re…

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5 Holistic Tools to Help You Sleep Better

More than a quarter of Americans find it difficult to sleep at night, says a report published in The Lancet. If you have trouble staying awake during daytime, find yourself nodding off while driving, …

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Can Your Dinner Plate & Cutlery Help You Lose Weight?

Weight gain occurs for many reasons. Genetics, stress, irregular schedules, hormonal changes and such. But perhaps the biggest reason we pile on the pounds is that we simply eat much more than we burn…

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What Happens When You Drink Caffeine?

“This coffee falls into your stomach, and straightaway there is a general commotion. Ideas begin to move like the battalions of the Grand Army of the battlefield, and the battle takes place. Things re…

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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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Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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