Ayurveda

Ayurveda Excerpts from PRACTICAL AYURVEDA by ATREYA, Samuel Weiser,Inc, reprinted by Jaico Publishing House, India, 1999 Traditional forms of medicine, like Ayurveda and Chinese medicine, were developed by ancient sages. Their astute observations of the universe resulted in the development of “constitutional medicine.” The ancients perceived the universe as a constant play of energies, which … Continue reading Ayurveda

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Are You Addicted to Your Phone? — Steve Rose, PhD

As smartphones take over the world, you may find yourself asking, “am I addicted to my phone?” Whenever I tell someone I treat internet addiction, they commonly mention how often young people are using their phones at the exclusion of face to face interaction. They often have a few people in mind or share that… via … Continue reading Are You Addicted to Your Phone? — Steve Rose, PhD

Improve your … SELF

You might have read lot of Self-Improvement books. Do you know in the USA, these books have been consistently constituting the largest selling single category of all books ? I have also read wonderful authors like Dale Carnegie, Napoleon Hill, Joseph Murphy, and many other authors. The celebrated success-expert Stephen Covey states that, of the … Continue reading Improve your … SELF

Blame the air pollution, not always him

Do not always blame him. It may be because of pollution. Next time you find someone turning violent, consider the possibility that his behavior may be due to the bad effects of pollution. Times of India carried a news item on Oct 5, 2019 stating US scientists have found strong links between short-term exposure to … Continue reading Blame the air pollution, not always him

Dads-to-be must stop drinking 6 months before conception

Dads-to-be must stop drinking 6 months before conception (Times of India, Times Trends, Oct 4, 2019) A study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology” found that fathers drinking three months before conception increased the risk of congenital heart disease in babies by 44%, while this risk was 16% for mothers, compared to not drinking. … Continue reading Dads-to-be must stop drinking 6 months before conception

Even sugar-free soft drinks can up risk of early death

Even sugar-free soft drinks can up risk of early death: (Times of India, Times Trends, Sep 5, 2019): A study involving 45000 participants from 10 European countries found that those who drank two or three glasses of soft drinks, including sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened soft drinks, per day had a higher risk of mortality from … Continue reading Even sugar-free soft drinks can up risk of early death

Fructose under fire, found to be worse on liver than glucose 

Fructose under fire, found to be worse on liver than glucose (Times of India, Times Trends, Oct 3, 2019): A study published in “Cell Metabolism” found that high levels of fructose in food may inhibit the liver’s ability to properly burn fat. High levels of glucose improved the fat-burning function of the liver, but fructose-rich diet … Continue reading Fructose under fire, found to be worse on liver than glucose 

Living closer to the sea is good for your mental health

Living closer to the sea is good for your mental health (Times of India, Times Trends, Oct 3, 2019 – an article by SARAH YOUNG): Researchers from Exeter University found that those living half a mile from the coast are less likely to experience mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. Studying data on more … Continue reading Living closer to the sea is good for your mental health

Love is the first feeling in extreme circumstances: Good is our World

Courtesy to my friend in WhatsApp group: AN AMAZING STORY... Here is an amazing story from a flight attendant on Delta Flight 15, written following 9-11 (this was forwarded to me by a friend): On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, we were about 5 hours out of Frankfurt, flying over the North Atlantic . … Continue reading Love is the first feeling in extreme circumstances: Good is our World