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10 Life Tweaks to Lose Weight (Without Exercise)

Small changes go a long way, especially when it comes to knocking off those extra pounds. Yes, you need to eat right and exercise, but you'll be surprised how small things, like using a blue tableclot…

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Stay Toxin-Free With Coriander & Fennel Water

When the mercury soars, it's important to stay cool. For centuries, Ayurvedic healers have believed that toxins, called "ama" build up in the body at regular intervals and must be flushed out lest the…

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Chickpea Curry with Spinach and Spices

I love chickpeas. In India, we never eat them out of a can. Instead, raw chickpeas are washed, soaked overnight in clean water and cooked the next morning with a few spices. An immensely popular food …

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3 Reasons You Should Enjoy Grapes in Moderation

Bursting with juice and fragrant with freshness, a bunch of grapes is†irresistible indeed. They are in season now, so the time is ripe for reaping their multiple health benefits.†But before you go gra…

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Feeling Pressured? ‘Time Shift’ Your Perceptions

What are you to do when you feel rushed, too much to do, not enough time? These feelings of time pressure can create mental scatteredness, as well as internal pressure: a raw or gnawing feeling in you…

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Do You Truly Want To Be Healthy and Happy?

Do you want to be healthy and happy? Really? Think about itóabout what it would be like to have nothing to complain about? To have nothing special about you? We have to be honest. Are we ready to have…

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Healthy Indian Snack: Potato & Vegetable Cutlets

For those times when the afternoon stretches into a lazy evening, your taste buds might crave a touch of spice: try this hot favorite snack from an Indian kitchen. Summer or winter, it is a delight to…

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8 Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning This Summer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans (thatís 48 million people!) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases each year.† …

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What Your Handshake Says About Your Heart Health

Who would have thought a simple handshake could yield a clue to your heart health? A recent study by researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario found that the strength of your grip is…

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8 Healthy Reasons to Love Fresh Apricots

In India, it is common to see vendors selling piles of bright orange apricots tinged with rich red color. Eager buyers press the flesh to ensure the fruit is not overripe. A good apricot smells fragra…

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