Managing your weight

When the scale moves slowly from overweight to obese and keeps fluctuating over there, going back and forth, one day in overweight and another in obese, one starts questioning their basic choices. Everything gets under scrutiny.

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Importance of conscious breathing

While we breathe subconsciously, is there a benefit to monitor our breathing patterns and be conscious about it? When the thought triggered during a Yoga session, thought I will probe further. Sharing what I realized over a period of time!

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Sauerkraut & gut health

This is a simple dish made by fermenting raw cabbage. It has a lot of beneficial properties especially towards protecting the stomach lining and assisting in digestion and assimilation.

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Are you middle-aged?

I used to think age is a matter of the mind, and as long as we keep our thoughts fresh – what is the point of having a number to depict your age? But as days and years pass by, realized a clear definition of a middle-aged person…

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Brain (Neural) implants – Curing diseases

It sounds like science fiction, but a neural implant could read and edit a person’s thoughts. Neural implants are already being used to treat disease, rehabilitate the body after injury, improve memory, communicate with prosthetic limbs, and more.

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Walking – Observe the way we walk

Why do we need to observe the way we walk? Do we not know how to walk? Is there a right way and can it be corrected. It was interesting to see how a simple walking technique can bridge many health issues.

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Age and attitude

It is always interesting to see how people across age groups deal with day to day challenges and figure out a way to move forward. Sharing some of my interactions that inspired me in the past few weeks!

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Caring for our teeth – Dental care

Dental hygiene and brushing teeth are a critical part of our health. However, it is interesting to observe the extent of importance we seem to attribute to it across different cultures.

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Effect of sodium on our weight

Sometimes we notice our weight increases significantly over a short duration. Check if these apply and change your diet appropriately to bring it back to normal levels.

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Medical Emergency – helps to know symptoms

Being able to identify an emergency health issue (SOS) while it is happening requires awareness and presence of mind. Knowing is equally as important as discussing it with the ones who are around you most of the time.

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Tongue as an indicator of health

During a health checkup, Doctors ask us to show our tongue! Was interesting to see that our tongue is a good indicator of our personal health!

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Flavored milk

Sometimes making kids drink their milk is a challenge. My mother used to face the same and made us used to colored (and flavored) milk. As we grew, the choices and options seems to increase! Sharing some of our favorite recipes.

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Physical strength is equally important

The past year has put a lot of emphasis on mental strength for us to deal with the revised normal. One aspect that gets missed out very consciously (or down prioritized) is our physical health.

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Foot care – Home remedies

Nurturing the nerve endings on the feet help us heal faster! Foot care is often neglected, however one of the easiest ways to identify and deal with health issues.

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Colors and their healing properties

The basic colors of the rainbow also have healing properties. The colors we choose to wear, the colors we paint our rooms seem to not only convey our personality, they also can help us establish balance in our mind and body. Same is true with foods as well. It was interesting to correlate the same.

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Fasting – Good for health

While fasting is a process observed across many cultures, nutritionists also find it to be helpful for our overall health.

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Brushing teeth and Dental hygiene

Dental hygiene and brushing teeth are a critical part of our health. However, it is interesting to observe the extent of importance we seem to attribute to it across different cultures.

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Chikitsa (Treatment) in Ayurveda

It is interesting to observe how different disciplines of medicine follow very different treatment protocols. Sharing some of my observations!

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