Walk, Don't Run, Your Way to a Healthy Heart

Walking is known to melt your thighs and perk up your bum. But its healthy resumé boasts some even more impressive accomplishments, from cash savings to increasing the odds of survival for breast cancer patients. A lot of attention has been paid to getting in 10,000 steps of walking, jogging or running a day. A […]

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Exercises to manage shoulder pain

Door lean Stand in a door way with both arms on the wall slightly above your head . Slowly lean forward until you feel a stretch in the front of your shoulder. Hold for 15-30 seconds. Repeat 3 times. This exercise is not suitable if the shoulder is impingement.   Door Press (part 1) Stand […]

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14 benefits of Apple

Get whiter, healthier teeth An apple won’t replace your toothbrush, but biting and chewing an apple stimulates the production of saliva in your mouth, reducing tooth decay by lowering the levels of bacteria. Avoid Alzheimer’s A new study performed on mice shows that drinking apple juice could keep Alzheimer’s away and fight the effects of aging on the […]

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4 Best exercises to improve heart health

Aerobic or cardiovascular exercise is any form of activity that increases your respiratory and heart rate, essentially challenging your heart to work harder and become stronger. Cardiovascular fitness will improve the way your body uses oxygen. As your heart becomes stronger, you will find that you aren’t winded walking up the stairs, you can perform […]

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Exercises that Boost Your Immune System

The most important preventative to illness is your immune system, and keeping it in top form is a priority for many people. Studies have shown that one of the best ways this can be done is through exercise. Here are some examples of which exercises work best and how they benefit your immune system. Walking […]

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If insurance nominee is a minor, you need to name an appointee as well

Published in Mint on August 20th, 2013, Written by Kapil Mehta What’s premium waiver benefit? —Shakti Menon Premium waiver benefit is an excellent feature offered in many child insurance plans. If the insured parent dies, then the requirement to pay premiums for the remaining policy term is waived off. Instead the insurer pays the premium […]

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7 signs of burnout … and 3 coping strategies!

7 signs of burnout … and 3 coping strategies! Ritu was a highly motivated, outgoing person who was sought out by everybody at work. She was always ready to help anyone who needed assistance, and usually the first one to take on any new projects and volunteering assignments available. However  a year after starting her […]

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10 Powerful Bodyweight Exercises for Strength and Speed

Getting in shape without access to a gym or any fancy equipment is totally doable. In fact, bodyweight exercises can not only build muscle and burn fat, they’ve been shown to improve athletic performance and build speed and power, too 1. Reverse Lunge Knee Up: Begin by standing on one foot (think Karate Kid), then step the opposite foot backwards […]

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6 types of teas that will make you healthier

Tea. What’s not to love? Tea is a delicious beverage that can cool you down in the hot summer months and warm you up in the winter. But did you know that many types of tea also have great health benefits? Let’s have a look at what goes into creating different types of tea and […]

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Rating Health Insurance Products

SecureNow has developed detailed ratings for health insurance products. These ratings can be viewed on the newspaper Mint’s website. Click here for an explanation of the ratings and here to see the actual ratings.

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