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Here’s Why You’re Not Losing Belly Fat

Here’s Why You’re Not Losing Belly Fat

Not only does belly fat look bad on you, it is the root-cause of innumerable health problems and complications as such high blood-pressure, diabetes, digestive problems and so on. Belly fat is a downright invitation to bad health. But, unfortunately, it has become a common problem these days because of the modern dietary and lifestyle habits. These […]

How To Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI)

How To Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI)

BMI, or body mass index, is one of the most reasonable indicators of body fat, for both adults and children. The reason being- it is easy to calculate, non-invasive, simple, and inexpensive. It is essentially a simple mathematical formula that is used to measure the ‘fatness’, based on your height and weight. It is one […]

Knowing Others is Wisdom, Knowing Yourself is Enlightenment!

Knowing Others is Wisdom,  Knowing Yourself is Enlightenment!

HOUSTON: Knowledge about chakras can be the key to peace and happiness. Many have heard about the seven chakras and perhaps read how they operate within our body, mind and soul. The word chakra is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘chakra’ meaning – a wheel. Chakras are like meeting points or interfaces between mind and […]

Suneja, Pai, Desikan Make Top Cardiologist’s Lists in Houston, Katy

Suneja, Pai, Desikan Make Top Cardiologist’s  Lists in Houston, Katy

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: The largest medical center in the world, the Texas Medical Center, is world-renowned for its medical prowess with the sheer density of hospitals and research facilities in its 1,345-acre domain. And at the heart of it are the physicians and researchers who have made it the place to come to for […]

Talk on Plant-based Diet

Talk on Plant-based Diet

HOUSTON: On Sunday, 27th August, the Jain Center in Houston will be hosting an illuminating talk by Dr. Sailesh Rao on adopting a plant based diet for better health and reducing your carbon footprint. The talk will be held at the Jain Center of Houston, 3905 Arc Street, Houston Texas 77063 and will begin at […]

This Is By Far The Best Exercise For Your Heart!

This Is By Far The Best Exercise For Your Heart!

Even if you don’t really realize it, a tiny fist sized muscle in your rib cage called the heart does a lot of work for you. All the cells that make up your organs and tissues need nourishment to survive much like you need food and water. And without it, as is obvious, they would […]

Swami Mukundananda to Visit Houston: ‘7 Mindsets for Success in Life and Beyond’

Swami Mukundananda to Visit Houston:   ‘7 Mindsets for Success in Life and Beyond’

HOUSTON: The quest for Mind Management is a practical necessity, not a lofty ideal, says Swami Mukundananda who is on a 30 City Tour this summer in the USA.  He will be addressing the audience in this enthralling Seven day series from August 19– August 25, at India House, 8888 W Bellfort Avenue, Houston, TX […]

Shilpa Shetty ditched sugar for 3 weeks and she looks much slimmer!

Shilpa Shetty ditched sugar for 3 weeks and she looks much slimmer!

Sugar is one thing we can’t do without – knowingly or unknowingly. Of course, we can still ditch cakes, chocolates and sugary beverages, but what about the more benevolent sources like fruits? Is it possible to stay off them for three weeks? Well, Shilpa Shetty Kundra did, and not just sugar, she stayed away from gluten and […]

Swine Flu On The Rise In Tamil Nadu: Stay Safe With These Home Remedies

Swine Flu On The Rise In Tamil Nadu: Stay Safe With These Home Remedies

The Tamil Nadu state already had their hands full with the Dengue cases, but there’s no respite for them as the H1N1 virus has swept them away, with almost 3000 cases being reported since January. This indicates a mammoth 32-fold increase since last year, when around 122 people were infected. Till the mid of July, […]

Are You Having Excessive Hair Loss? Know the Causes

Are You Having Excessive Hair Loss? Know the Causes

Losing hair is a natural occurrence and according to a New York based study, on an average, we lose at around 50-100 hair strands on regular basis. And this happens because your hair goes through its cycle where your hair re-grows when you lose them. However, if that cycle disturbs because of certain reasons, you […]

Alliance to Promote Yoga in the City on IDY

Alliance to Promote Yoga in the City on IDY

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: About 400 Houstonians moved in harmony, stretching and breathing mindfully in a guided yoga session at Levy Park. The event was organized to mark the Third International Day of Yoga on June 21st by the Indian Consulate in Houston with the support of over 15 community organizations. Event coordinator and Swayamsevak […]

An Early Morning Surya Namaskar, Rain Showers Not Withstanding!

An Early Morning Surya Namaskar, Rain Showers Not Withstanding!

By Priya Subramanian & Jawahar Malhotra THE WOODLANDS: Three days after the Summer Solstice – Wednesday, June 21 – and the day declared in 2015 by the United Nations as the International Day of Yoga – the Hindu Temple of The Woodlands, in partnership with the Houston Consulate General of India, observed the event with […]

Yogrishi Swami Ramdev in North America

Yogrishi Swami Ramdev in North America

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: North America will soon get a lesson in yoga from none other than yoga’s global icon Yogrishi Swami Ramdev. He will lead the way showing thousands of yoga amateurs and practitioners various postures (asanas), breathing techniques and meditation that promise a medicine free life. The declaration of June 21 as the […]

Congressman Pete Olson Presents Certificate of Congressional Recognition to Seva Clinic

Congressman Pete Olson Presents Certificate of  Congressional Recognition to Seva Clinic

HOUSTON: Honorable congressman Mr. Pete Olson visited Seva Clinic in Pearland at 5.30 pm on Monday, June 5th, 2017. He presented a Certificate of Congressional Recognition to Dr. P. Vaduganathan who organized the clinic. This is the first charity clinic in Pearland. About 25 people attended the brief event, which included Honorable Mayor Tom Reid, […]

What is the Significance of the Yoga Poses in Surya Namaskar?

What is the Significance of the Yoga Poses in Surya Namaskar?

By Raj & Krishan Gupta HOUSTON: The International Day of Yoga (Antarāshtriya Yoga Divas) is celebrated annually on June 21 since its inception in 2015. The day was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014 and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his UN address, suggested June 21, as it […]

Soon, tech to detect heart attacks when one is at wheel

Soon, tech to detect heart attacks when one is at wheel

Scientists are developing a new system that can predict if a car driver is about to have a heart attack, a feature that would help avoid road accidents due to an unexpected cardiac event. “A large number of traffic incidents are caused by (drivers suffering) medical conditions while driving, specifically cardiovascular events, such as myocardial […]

SEVA Clinic, a Charity Medical Facility Inaugurated in Pearland on May 20, 2017

SEVA Clinic, a Charity Medical Facility Inaugurated in Pearland on May 20, 2017

PEARLAND: The Pearland area physicians are starting a charity, primary care medical clinic, the “SEVA CLINIC”. ‘Seva’ is selfless service in Sanskrit. The clinic is setup as a ‘Texas Not for Profit’ entity with 501C(3) tax-exempt status designation by the I.R.S., and will serve the people in need in the Pearland area. The founding chairman […]

Home Remedies For Unwanted Facial Hair

Home Remedies For Unwanted Facial Hair

Oatmeal scrub, sugar and yogurt scrub, lemon juice and honey can help you get rid of unwanted facial hair, says an expert. Geetika Mittal Gupta, dermatologist and Medical Director of ISAAC (International Skin and Anti-Aging Centre), lists down some home remedies to get rid of facial hair naturally… Click here to read more… Credit: ndtv.com  

Should you really be eating every two hours?

Should you really be eating every two hours?

By Pragya Sood As a health enthusiast, I often go through a lot of online studies on how to keep myself fit. Some tell me to eat my breakfast before 8 AM, while others say refrain from eating dinner after 7 PM. While I understand what works best for my body may not be the […]

Eat what you order: Modi government to fix portions of food served in hotels

Eat what you order: Modi government to fix portions of food served in hotels

The NDA government is preparing to fix portion sizes of dishes served by star hotels and restaurants, a fortnight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed concern about wastage of food in his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio programme. “If a person can eat only two prawns, why should he or she be served six? If […]

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