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Stop Diabetes Movement (SDM) Yoga Camps Motivates Participants for Healthy Lifestyle

Stop Diabetes Movement (SDM) Yoga Camps Motivates Participants for Healthy Lifestyle

By Nikhil Jain HOUSTON: Sewa International and VYASA organized ten-day yoga camps from February 24 to March 5.  The camps were held simultaneously at three locations in the Houston area (Sugar Land, West Houston & Katy) and 65 people participated. The camp is specially designed for diabetic and pre-diabetic people to help them manage and […]

Remedies for snoring

Remedies for snoring

Snoring is a common problem, affecting nearly 45 per cent of normal adults. This annoying sound can disrupt your sleep as well as of those who sleep with you. Snoring happens when relaxed muscles in the throat vibrate and start producing noise. It is often considered a sleep disorder. Here are some home remedies you […]

IDCC Outreach is Greater with New Eye Clinic

IDCC Outreach is Greater with New Eye Clinic

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Serving people every weekend has always been a welcome opportunity for the managers and practitioners of the Indian Doctor’s Charity Clinic ever since it was formed in 1999. Providing the healthcare though wasn’t the only issue: they had creatively pieced together other services through collaborations with other providers. Their main challenge […]

Stress Reduction through Yoga Workshop at Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center by Sewa

Stress Reduction through Yoga Workshop at Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center by Sewa

By Anuja Deshpande HOUSTON: Sewa team recently conducted yoga workshop “Stress Reduction through Yoga” at Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center on February 4. Most of the members at Baker Ripley center come from low income families and encounter tremendous amount of stress in their daily life. This everyday stress takes a toll on their health and […]

Thunder thighs giving you nightmares? Here’s how you can get them toned and sexy

Thunder thighs giving you nightmares? Here’s how you can get them toned and sexy

A thing of beauty is a joy forever. No matter how pretty you are or how fancy your clothes, an unfit body can spoil it all, especially unshapely legs. Gorgeously toned legs not only add to your beauty, but they also make sure you’re light on your feet and healthy. American Heart Institute suggests 30 […]

Underarm fat: Ashamed of your batwings? Here’s how you can get toned arms

Underarm fat: Ashamed of your batwings? Here’s how you can get toned arms

Flabby and saggy arms gather all the unwanted attention despite having a pleasing personality and a beautiful face. Underarm fat or batwings, as we may say, are enough to destroy a fine appearance. But before knowing how to get rid of them, let’s find out how fat gets deposited in the arms in the first […]

Houstonians Salute Good Health with the Health for Humanity Yogathon

Houstonians Salute Good Health with the  Health for Humanity Yogathon

  By Vanshika Vipin Varma SUGAR LAND: Believed to have originated several centuries ago, Surya Namaskars or Sun Salutations is a yoga warm up routine based on a sequence of gracefully linked asanas. Practicing sun salutations is one way to honor the sun and bring its power into your heart as it helps create a […]

Yoga for Health, Health for Humanity Yogathon

Yoga for Health, Health for Humanity Yogathon

SUGAR LAND: The tenth annual “Yoga for Health, Health for Humanity Yogathon” will be held at Sugar Land Town Square (2711, Town Center Blvd, Sugarland, TX 77479) on Sunday, January 29 from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. This is a free event. Sugar Land Mayior ProTem Himesh gandhi will be the chief guest at the […]

Importance of Dental Care for Children

Importance of Dental Care for Children

HOUSTON: Healthy teeth are important to children’s overall health. From the time a child is born, family members can take steps to promote healthy teeth and prevent cavities. For example, babies’ teeth can be cleaned with a soft, clean cloth or baby’s toothbrush. Also, avoid putting a baby to bed with a bottle and check […]

8 plank variations for a flatter tummy

8 plank variations for a flatter tummy

Plank is an isometric core strength exercise that helps sculpt your waistline and improve your posture. Depending on the type of plank you try, you can also engage your back, arms, shoulders, glutes, and hamstrings. Here are a few plank variations that you can be done in less than 30 minutes. One of the best […]

Winter mistakes making you catch flu

Winter mistakes making you catch flu

Where some people glum about the short days and long nights, others enjoy winter as the best season of the year. But due to our countless bad habits in the cold months, we can ruin the cheerful moments of the wintry weather. Here we bring to you some of the winter mistakes that are responsible […]

Magnesium-rich nuts, green leafy vegetables may reduce risk of heart disease, diabetes

Magnesium-rich nuts, green leafy vegetables may reduce risk of heart disease, diabetes

Including magnesium rich food like spices, nuts, beans, cocoa, whole grains and green leafy vegetables in your diet daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes, reveals a study. The study was published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. Click here for more…

The simple acupressure guide to relieve stress and pain

The simple acupressure guide to relieve stress and pain

Acupressure is an ancient Chinese healing method. Putting pressure with fingers or with your hands on certain parts of the body heals mind and body. No matter where you are, a simple acupressure practice can give you an instant relief. And the best part is that you do not need anyone’s assistance as it is […]

Nitrogen a key driver for gut health

Nitrogen a key driver for gut health

The number of nitrogenmicrobes found in an individual’s gut play an important role in determining the type of diet strategy that can yield results, a new research has found. Though there are different ways by which a person can have a good diet, but the same diet does not work in a same way for […]

7 Reasons to Drink Aloe Vera Juice Everyday

7 Reasons to Drink Aloe Vera Juice Everyday

Some of the most prized ingredients in the world of Ayurveda are commonly available around us. They can be lurking somewhere in the kitchen or quietly growing in a neighbour’s herb garden. One such example is aloe vera. Ghritkumari, as known in Hindi, it is capable of curing a range of ailments with its numerous […]

Vyasa Houston Observes World Diabetes Day

Vyasa Houston Observes World Diabetes Day

By Raghu Iyer HOUSTON: “The World Diabetes Day” was commemorated on the 12th of November 2016 in Houston by VYASA, a research based yoga organization. The event was hosted at India House with a great success with over 100 participants benefiting from it. Two prominent Houston doctors spoke at the event about the nature of […]

Heart attack or Heartburn: How You Can Find Out

Heart attack or Heartburn: How You Can Find Out

With heart diseases being one of the major causes of death in India, it is perhaps not surprising that most people presume any pain in the chest area to be an attack. As a result, in a large number of cases a patient is rushed to the hospital, only to find that it is a mere heartburn. To prevent the panic […]

Celebrity trainer Shivoham reveals the ultimate weight loss secret

Celebrity trainer Shivoham reveals the ultimate weight loss secret

With so much advice on fitness and diet, it is easy for people to lose the bigger picture. The fact remains, not one fitness plan or diet plan fits all. Celebrity fitness trainer, Deepesh Bhatt aka Shivoham feels it is important for people to at first realise their fitness goals before getting into a workout […]

This is How You Can Speed Up Your Metabolism to Lose Weight

This is How You Can Speed Up Your Metabolism to Lose Weight

What does metabolism really mean? Mayo Clinic defines metabolism as “The process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. During this complex biochemical process, calories in food and beverages are combined with oxygen to release the energy your body needs to function.” In simple words, your body’s metabolic rate determines […]

Children Inherit Intelligence From Mothers, Says Study

Children Inherit Intelligence From Mothers, Says Study

WASHINGTON:  Mother’s genes may determine how clever the children will be, whereas the father makes no difference to their intelligence levels, a new research suggests. Women are more likely to transmit intelligence genes to their children as they are carried on the X chromosome and women have two of these, while men only have one.   […]

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