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Try these homemade face masks to keep your skin fresh and glowing this festive season

Nothing can beat the goodness of homemade face masks which are made from natural ingredients like bananas, papayas, oats, aloe vera, honey, turmeric and more. With the festive season around the corner, experts suggest you try shakes, flower mixes and face packs that can be easily made at home. *Honey banana face mask: Mash half a ripe banana and milk, one table spoon of sandalwood powder paste and half table spoon of honey. Let it stay on your skin for 20-25 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water. This face mask…

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Does your weight keep fluctuating? Beware, it may affect your blood pressure

Your weight can impact your blood pressure as well. Presented on Friday at the American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Hypertension, AHA Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, American Society of Hypertension Joint Scientific Sessions 2017 in San Francisco, the study looked at the impact of five health behaviours on blood pressure levels over a 25-year period. These behaviours included a healthy body weight (measured as a body mass index less than 25 kg/m2), never smoking, zero to seven alcoholic drinks weekly for women and zero to 14 for men,…

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What to Eat While Exercising To Keep Your Energy Levels Up

Everyone wants to be healthy, fit and in good shape but you may often find it very challenging because you may think that you need to cut back on food drastically to do so. However, giving up on food is not the solution instead altering your food habits can really help. Most workout routines may fail due to a poor diet, excessive exercising or too much dependence on artificial supplements. The key behind a successful routine is to keep your body energized during the workout. To do so, you can often resort…

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10 Simple Ways to Keep Chicken Moist and Flavorsome

Someone has rightly quoted, “Cooking is an art” and we couldn’t agree more. Unlike other artistic mediums, it has the ability to engage all senses. A dish can be made in more ways than one and yet taste differently. However, one mistake can make the whole dish tasteless and unappetising. Hence, it is imperative to know the technique to perfect a delicacy. One of the most common dishes where technique can make or break the dish is chicken. You definitely wouldn’t want Tandoori Chicken or Grilled Chicken to be parched…

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Keep Your Hair Protected This Summer: The Ultimate Hair Care Guide

It is that time of the year gain when you enthusiastically bring out those trendy flip-flops and breezy, colourful clothes. However, along comes the menace of scorching heat. It is not only the heat and the harmful effects of sun exposure that take a toll on your health, skin and hair but a cocktail of pollution, sweat and humidity also wreaks havoc on your beauty. In an attempt to safeguard our skin from sun damage, most of us forget that our hair also needs that extra care. It is equally…

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Older Adults Should Engage in Household Work to Keep the Heart Healthy

Staying active can take you a long way to good health. It is not without reason that doctors tell us to engage in physical activities and lead an active lifestyle. It has various beneficial effects on our body, aiding day-to-day functions as well as keeping diseases at bay. Elders too should keep active to not fall prey to health problems. Even walking or carrying out household chores can work wonders. According to a recent study by University of Pittsburgh, engaging in daily activities like making bed, doing the laundry, climbing…

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