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For love or for god: Why Indians travel

Indians’ favourite travel destinations vary according to what they are seeking: religion or romance. Up to 97% of Indian respondents in a recent survey said they’d travel within the country for their spiritual needs. Yet four in 10 were most likely to choose foreign destinations for their honeymoons. The survey was conducted by online travel agent MakeMyTrip between Nov. 15 and Dec. 15 and covered 3,000 respondents, all of whom had travelled within the previous six months. Overseas destinations closer to home are especially a hit among Indian newly-weds. Four…

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My love for her didn’t end with her marriage

It was impossible for me to accept that someone could fall in love for life. I never had real dependency for people in my life, until I met ‘Her’. It was not love at first sight, in fact I saw her as a “way” to get close to her rather hot girlfriend. However, since I felt she was into me and her ‘hot’ friend was a bit difficult to get through, I shamelessly went ahead with the easier option. Since she was an easy catch for me, I kept things casual from…

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Love Salt a Bit Too Much? It Could Be Dangerous For Your Heart

Come summer, come winter, we Indians love salty food. We can’t imagine snack time without munching on chatpata fries, samosas, chaats and other namkeens. While most of us are aware of the fact that too much salt is not good for our health, we often turn a blind eye, or forget to keep a check amidst all the celebrations and get-togethers. Just a little pinch of it can transform an ordinary dish into a lip-smacking treat. The truth is salt as an ingredient is not completely bad for our health….

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How to get rid of love handles?

Love handle is basically belly fat, which rests around your waist. Wear a body hugging dress or your favourite golden saree, and they will play peekaboo, making you hide behind pictures that grab your waist below. While there is no shortcut to getting rid of these pockets of fat, Aashu Kumar Jaivir, Lifestyle counsellor, shows some exercises that can get you moving. Bicycle crunches Bicycle crunches 14:00 The most effective way of burning off that excessive fat! Lie flat on the floor with the lower back pressed into the ground….

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How to get rid of love handles?

Love handle is basically belly fat, which rests around your waist. Wear a body hugging dress or your favourite golden saree, and they will play peekaboo, making you hide behind pictures that grab your waist below. While there is no shortcut to getting rid of these pockets of fat, Aashu Kumar Jaivir, Lifestyle counsellor, shows some exercises that can get you moving. Bicycle crunches Bicycle crunches 14:00 The most effective way of burning off that excessive fat! Lie flat on the floor with the lower back pressed into the ground….

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Your Love for Sugary Beverages May Cause Prediabetes

Individuals who regularly consume sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda, colas and other carbonated beverages, and non-carbonated fruit drinks such as lemonade and fruit punch, may be at an higher risk of developing prediabetes, new research has revealed. Prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar is high, but not high enough to be Type 2 diabetes. If diagnosed early, it is reversible through lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise. “Our results suggest that high sugar-sweetened beverage intake increases the chances of developing early warning signs for Type 2 diabetes,”…

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