3 reasons to avoid soda drinks

Did you know that soda present in the soft drinks is one of the biggest factor leading to obesity, depression and stress? Say No To Soda!Why? 1. It leads to weight gain, not weight loss. Although we are awared of the fact that diet soda is calorie-free, but it won’t help us lose weight at […]

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 Orange: Golden Apple

We all are accustomed to the fact that ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ and the same is recommended when it comes to this pulpy and vitamin C rich fruit “Orange”. Many people know that eating fruits every day is very beneficial for their health. But some may not know that this pulpy […]

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Participation in the Mint SecureNow Mediclaim ratings is not optional

The product options that are rated, have increased from 162 in 2013 to 423 this year Published in Mint Mon, Aug 1 2016, written by Kapil Mehta The Mint SecureNow Mediclaim Ratings (MSMR) take an enormous effort to be put together. Over 10,000 information bits on health insurance are collated from public sources like websites. […]

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Underwriting practices vary across insurance companies

Published in Mint on July 26 2016, Written by Abhishek Bondia Can a dent on the car be reason enough for not giving it insurance coverage? My car’s insurance is due for renewal and they are asking me to fix the dent on my own. —Rakesh Sundria Underwriting practices vary across insurers. However, it is […]

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Start your day with Surya Namaskar

Getting up early in the morning and practising Surya Namaskar is one of the best ways to start your day fresh. Also known as sun salutation, Surya Namaskar is a sequence of 12 yoga poses that flow one into the other with rhythmic breathing. Each of the 12 poses of Surya Namaskar is designed to […]

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Staying up late could be bad for your health

Staying up late will be detrimental to human health, because the adrenal cortex hormone and growth hormone are all secreted during the night when people are sleeping. The former is secreted before dawn, which can promote the metabolism of carbohydrate in human body, and protect the development of muscle; while the latter is produced only […]

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Pre-existing ailments are not covered for specified periods

Published in Mint on, March 03,2016, Written by Abhishek Bondia I am 31 years old and underwent laparoscopy for kidney stone removal in 2011. A health insurance company said I won’t be covered for any kidney-related procedure for the next two years and my premium will be higher than for a normal person (without medical […]

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Habits to keep your heart healthy

If you’re a smoker, quit. It’s the single best thing you can do for your heart health.
Smoking is one of the main causes of coronary heart disease. A year after giving up, your risk of a heart attack falls to about half that of a smoker.
You’re more likely to stop smoking for good if you use NHS stop smoking services. Visit the Smokefree website or ask your GP for help with quitting.

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Keep Your Skin Hydrated in the Winter Time

When that unpleasant chill hits the air, it’s time to get tips on how to keep your skin hydrated in the winter time. Dryness can be uncomfortable, and it’s important to defend yourself against the elements in order to maintain smoothness and suppleness all season long. Keeping skin beautiful and hydrated in colder weather calls […]

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Say No to Sugar, Opt for Jaggery

“Sugar is bad for you”, don’t you hear this quite often from your mother, gym instructor, dietician, nutritionist? These sweet white crystals are indeed laden with empty calories only for us to put in our tea, coffee and recipes, since during processing it loses all the essential phytonutrients including vitamins and minerals. Studies have also […]

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