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5 Ayurvedic Tips to Ease Acid Reflux

According to Ayurveda, acid reflux, heartburn and related inflammatory conditions of the gut result from a Pitta dosha disorder. Pitta is one of the three basic doshas or humors classified by Ayurv…


Herbed Paneer Sandwich: A Delicious Breakfast Recipe

Paneer, a variety of cottage cheese,  is a huge favorite in Indian households. It has many virtues: easy to prepare, delicious and full of nutrients. By itself, paneer has a mild, ever-so-slightly swe…


10 Ways to Celebrate International Day of Non-Violence

In 2007, the United Nations voted to make International Day of Non-Violence October 2nd, which is Mahatma Ghandi's birthday. It seems fitting since Ghandi is basically the international symbol for non…


Why Telling Stories Is So Important For Our Well-Being

Dinner table conversations may be the secret sauce that binds families together. Dr. Marshall Duke, a psychologist at Emory University, led a number of studies in the 1990s on the dissipation of th…


8 Creative & Healthy Twists on Everyday Foods

Bored of the same old dinner basics? Spice up your plain potatoes and rice with the following zesty suggestions. Creative meals are healthy meals. 1) Making mashed potatoes? For two medium sized po…


5 Things to Do in the Morning After a Bad Night’s Sleep

We don't always get our quota of beauty sleep every night. In an ideal world, a sleepless night would be followed by an off day, giving us ample time to recover. Alas, this isn't la-la land and what w…


How Black Pepper Fights Fat & Boosts Your Mood

Black pepper is a wonder spice, indeed. Sprinkle it regularly on your food, and you will reap tremendous health benefits. Studies have shown that black pepper aids digestion, improves brain function a…


10 Terrific Ways Kidney Beans Boost Your Health

Red kidney beans are among my favorite foods. As children, we would gather eagerly around the table to enjoy our lunch of rajma-chawal, kidney bean curry and rice. And now that I know of their tremend…


11 Necessary Health Facts About Nuts

Nuts are among earth's healthiest foods. They are loaded with fiber, nutrients and healthy fats. They help you live longer and taste absolutely delicious. No wonder, then, that millions of people are …


Easy & Healthy Yogurt Drink: Saffron Lassi

Lassi is basically plain yogurt blended with just salt, sugar or fruit, nuts and spices. A highly popular summer drink in India, it is not only refreshing but also really good for your health. The fri…


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