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Climate change: Do we have to rethink what we eat?

Asparagus in winter, pears from Argentina, Peruvian blueberries and Californian almonds — these are just a few of the several thousand products shoppers can buy when they enter a supermarket. It’s something our ancestors a century ago likely never imagined, but we’ve become used to this bounty of choice when we select our food. “It is truly peculiar to walk ...

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6 ways to help your hair stay healthy during summers

Did you know that in summers our hair cuticles or the outermost layer of our hair tends to become rough and that causes frizz in the hair which leads to frizzy tresses that are dry, unmanageable and prone to breakage? The excess moisture and sweat can also cause dandruff on your scalp which leads to itchy and oily scalp. According ...

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Yoga and music form the ultimate duo: Experts share insights

Yoga and music have always shared an intricate combination. It is believed that for centuries, yoga chants and mantras have been used to drive the thoughts away to be able to connect with the inner self. Speaking to HT Lifestyle, Manisha Sharma, Yoga expert, Sitarist and actor, said, “Yoga and music are two sides of the same coin with a ...

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How air quality changes throughout the year?

If you’re living in Delhi, you’re already aware that the air quality is harmful to your health. But just how harmful is it and is it the same throughout the year? Muzaffar Izamuddin, Design Manager, Environmental Care at Dyson, explains the seasonal change in air quality, the relevance of AQI, and tips to maintain a healthy environment at home: Summer ...

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Post-pandemic challenges among children need special handling

The pandemic has changed lives and lifestyles. Children, being in their formative years, have been the worst hit. With virtually no physical activity due to prolonged lock downs obesity increased manifold among children, besides the other challenges of joint pains, poor posture, irregular sleep patterns. Mental health among children has taken a hit due to lack of or poor socializing. ...

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Turmeric beauty tips: Skin benefits, anti-inflammatory qualities, home remedies

Turmeric has a very long history of medicinal use dating back to 4000 years and in ancient scriptures, turmeric is considered to be useful for making skin fair, cures various diseases, decreasing fever and kills worms. The bioactive compound, curcumin, in turmeric is a powerful antioxidant, Hindustan Times reported. Skin benefits and anti-inflammatory qualities: In an interview with HT Lifestyle, ...

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Afraid of your kids getting addicted to online games?

Are you afraid of your kids getting addicted to games? Then this article is just for you as it might change your perspective on online gaming. While playing games is considered as an open call to Mental Health Disorder, it might be totally the reverse case. In an interview, Abhinav Anand, CTO and Co-Founder of Quizbee, shared, “Online gaming has ...

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Is remote work worse for wellbeing than people think?

When Cat, 30, was offered a fully remote role last year, she didn’t think twice about accepting. By then, Cat, who lives in London and works in environmental services, had already been working mostly remotely for some time as a result of the pandemic. She thought that being based from home wouldn’t be much of a problem. But during the ...

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Ways to improve indoor air quality and reduce air pollution in your home

Many people are being exposed to indoor air pollution without understanding the implications. Major sources of indoor air pollution include smoke from cooking on solid fuels, smoke from cigarettes, incense sticks, dhoop, fumes from paint and varnish, mosquito coils, repellents and cleaning chemicals and exposure to these pollutants can significantly harm the health of residents resulting in respiratory, cardiovascular or ...

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