Category Archives: Lifestyle Improvement


Ghee or clarified butter is made from the milk of a buffalo or a cow. It is prepared by simmering the butter in a pan on a low flame. While skimming, all the impurities are removed which are floating on the surface. The milk fats are settled at the bottom of the pan; the remaining liquid is then strained and poured into a jar. The consistency, aroma and taste of the ghee depend on the quality of the butter used in the making and the duration of boiling. Ghee has a better shelf life as compared to butter and is considered more ideal than butter for sautéing spices.

Is Ghee healthy?

For the past 3-4 decades, ghee has been given defective stature due to its high saturated fat content. Excessive intake of ghee can cause diarrhea and indigestion. It is also recommended to avoid ghee during the early months of pregnancy and when one is suffering from common cold. Ghee may also be responsible for heart problems and weight gain (due to the presence of saturated fats).

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The pious act of eating is not to fulfill our stomachs but also our souls. In the terms of Ayurveda, the process of consuming food is essential and potent for the growth of our health and mind. Therefore, Ayurveda has laid down some simple and effective steps to improve one’s digestion. The need of properly digesting your food is a common knowledge. Without digesting our food properly, we cannot function to our maximum efforts and in return experience the feelings of being bloated, being weak, nauseous and abdominal pain.

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Surya Namaskar or as it is known as Sun Salutation is a yoga routine to pay respects to Sun. It is considered a way of acknowledging sun as the source of all things living on this planet and praising it for providing life.

Surya Namaskar Asana consists of 12 different yoga postures which are done in sequence. The postures collectively help you stretch all the body parts. Not only this asana is good for weight loss but it is actually seen as boon for healthy body and peaceful mind. By practicing Surya Namaskar Asana, we are not only paying our salutations to the sun but we are also connecting with the nature and with our own body and soul. Its most effective when performed in front of a rising Sun otherwise, one can also do it in a room and in the evening, as per their convenience.

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The magical potion called water can surprisingly cure so many of our health problems. Our body consists 60% of water and we should supply it with enough every day to replenish our body’s needs. With helping our organs to function properly, to making our skin glow; water is one solution drink which is widely and easily available. One should drink water throughout the day and not only when one is thirsty. Our body sheds out toxins via sweat and urine which is in the liquid form. To maintain the body balance one should drink about 8-10 glasses of water.

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How to breathe clean air in Delhi

The index of Delhi pollution is not a hidden agenda anymore.  Surpassing the dangerous limit and reaching at a hostile number, it has now gone up to 365 out of 500 which is very poor air quality. With low temperature, no efficient sunlight and no wind, the intake of this quality of air can cause respiratory illness. Also prolonged exposure to this kind of atmosphere can cause allergies or aggravate allergies further. This air is particularly harmful for people with asthma, lung diseases and chronic bronchitis.

To protect yourself from this harmful environment; Delhi people can follow some easy and effective steps. These steps are not only easy but can prevent the situation of Delhi getting anymore worse:
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We all have different skin types, but the only thing common in all the skin types is ACNE. This causes pimples with Redding effect in certain parts of our face. Many women and girls suffering from constant acne spend a bucket full of money on various beauty and skin care products. Some of these may produce a desired effect but that is also for a short period of time. The rest of the products are either ineffective or further damage the area. One needs to follow just some basic hygiene and eat right to get a smooth and glowing skin.

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TURMERIC- The Queen Of Spices

Turmeric or as it is popularly known as “Queen of spices” or “Golden spice of life”, is a magical spice due to its many qualities. It is most commonly used a herb by people across the globe. But it is also famous for its antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-carcinogenic, and antiviral properties. Apart from being rich in vitamin C, E and K; turmeric also contains protein, calcium and copper, iron, zinc and magnesium. Bathed in these many minerals, turmeric is the most trusted and reliable source of medicine which helps in curing number of health problems.

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ANXIETY ATTACKS- Sudden periods of intense fear

When the feeling of overwhelming fear takes over your general sense and you feel as if you are losing control over your mind and body; you may be having an anxiety attack. These attacks make you feel awful and powerless since they make you give up on your own mind. One may have these attacks at regular intervals or may feel them once in a while. The main cause of such panic attacks is high stress in personal life. The most effective way to either avoid them or tackle them is through meditation and yoga.

Though one should visit a professional consultant to diagnose their exact condition, following it with some simple steps will only benefit them and help them get rid of such disorders naturally.

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Ayurveda-Sanskrit word meaning science of life

With its historical roots based in the luminous land of India, Ayurveda is the oldest healthcare system in the world. It mingles the thoughts and knowledge of philosophy and medicine to create a natural course to treat illness of any nature. Numerous Ayurveda therapies and practices have been integrated in the general wellness methods along with medicinal use. The knowledge in Ayurveda texts is said to be first given by gods to sages and then passed onto the human physicians to treat the common people. It is an exclusive and unique branch of medicine with a thorough natural system which depends on the diagnosis of a body.

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Apple cider vinegar or ACV falls in the class of vinegar which is derived from apple must or cider and has a pale to medium amber color. It is made by crushing and squeezing out the liquid from the apple. To start the alcoholic fermentation process, bacteria and yeast are added to the derived liquid. First the liquid turns in to the alcoholic form due to the sugar present and then the alcohol formed is turned into vinegar by Acetobacter.

Listed below are some uses and methods to use ACV in your regular diet:
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