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Health advice for the New Year from a real wellness expert

As it is the New Year many so-called wellness experts are dispensing supposedly transformational health advice. Articles about New Year’s detoxes (and all the required accoutrements, conveniently for sale) and diets are aplenty. After much much reflection I have decided that I am one of the most equipped to give said advice as I am a doctor who has been studying wellness for some time. I’ve also attended a conference (nothing was designed to improve your life experience, although coming back from death was a big focus) and, given my…

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Indian assistant prof and solar energy expert selected as ‘young scientist’ to address BRICS meeting in China

Hyderabad An assistant professor of a city-based University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been selected as young scientist to participate in the second BRICS meeting, scheduled from July 11-15, at Hangzhou in China. Murali Banavoth, who recently joined as an assistant professor at School of Chemistry in UoH, will be addressing on the theme titled Solar Energy in the BRICS meeting, a release from the University said today. After obtaining his Ph D, from the Indian Institute of Science, Banavoth moved to King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) as post-doctoral…

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Winter workout hacks by celebrity fitness expert, Neeraj Mehta

Winter is that time of the year when you don’t feel like working out. Understandably so, the warmth of the blanket and the comfort of a high calorie mealare both more alluring. But would you just let go of the body you made in summer? Celebrity fitness expert, Neeraj Mehta has the perfect solution for you. “Don’t beat yourself up over guilty pleasures. Instead handle the weather and its nuances smartly. For example, instead of pushing yourself to do an hour long workout every day, include a simple circuit workout…

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Your Guide to Radiant Skin: 3 Expert Ayurvedic Tips

It is an inherent need and desire to look good and feel wonderful. However, daily stress, pollution and the natural ageing process can take a heavy toll on our hair and skin. Across the world, we are witnessing a return to natural, organic solutions for our hair and skin care woes as we genuinely crave to reduce the chemicals we have to use. Ayurveda, the ancient practice of elements which restore balance to our body, is more than just lip service and has a well thought through approach to natural…

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Weekend Detox Plan by An Expert: Rejuvenate and Reboot

Binging, binging, binging…all in the name of Diwali. Card parties, family get-togethers, office get-together, you name it. Overfed, over tired and the body screaming for a break! That is my state today, so this weekend, I am going to ‘detox’,  relaxing my digestive system, resting my brain and relieving my skin of all the indulgences of the past month. This is also the time when autumn is fading into winter, so breaking away from the usual helps the body get ready for the next season. Detox Menu: Start your morning…

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Slim Down Forever: 6 Expert Tips To Lose Weight And Keep It Off

Have you ever heard of a weight loss story that goes – “After just two weeks of a healthy diet, I have achieved my dream size and never looked back”?To make lasting changes to your body, you need to pick up a sensible, sustainable plan that you can follow forever. Of course, there would be a birthday, a wedding, Diwali and thus indulgence, but it’s important to take a U-turn and come back to the plan. You need a way of eating that you can sustain in the long run-…

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