20 Good Habits You Need To Start In Your 20s

20. Focus on the activities and people that make you happy.- This isn’t high school anymore, where we have to please people just to be considered cool and fit in. This is the real world and in the real world all you have to worry about is yourself and not what others think about you. […]

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Inform your auto insurer when moving to another city

Published in Mint on 13th   May 2014, Written by Kapil Mehta I will be shifting to another city soon and plan to take my car with me. I bought it just a few months ago and plan to get it registered there. Do I have to inform my insurance company that I am moving […]

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8 Foods You Should Eat to Manage Type 2 Diabetes

Beans If you’re looking for foods that raise blood-sugar levels slowly and gently like rolling waves, choose high-quality carbohydrates instead of low-quality carbs like refined grains and sugary foods. Whenever possible, you’ll want to couple these carbs with protein and/or healthy fat. Beans (including black, white, navy, lima, pinto, garbanzo, soy, and kidney) are a winning combination of […]

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Ill effects of wearing headphones for long hours

Is music your safe haven from the hellish traffic jams you travel through everyday? You might need to re-think this strategy. Drowning out incessant honking on roads with Comfortably Numb, might just be numbing your eardrums for life. In today’s world of iPods and phones that can play music, most people are plugged in constantly. […]

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13 Healthy Habits To Improve Your Life

While there is no guarantee for a perfectly happy and healthy life, if you follow the listed thirteen steps, you improve your chances of boosting your quality of life. Disregard them, and you may well be taking a big gamble with your mental and emotional well being. #1: Eat Breakfast Every Morning Research shows people […]

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How to Stay Fit without Exercise

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found a way to engineer mice that stay healthy without exercise. The human benefits of this finding are still decades away, so if you want to be healthy while avoiding exercise there is no single solution. However, there are a number of ways to incorporate […]

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Benefits of deep breathing, and how to enjoy them

Life is linked to the breath. The first action a newborn baby takes is to fill its lungs with air – then lets out a cry to let the world know it has arrived! Indeed from that point, one breathes every few seconds and continues to breathe as long as one is alive. Breathing is an involuntary activity that people usually don’t think about. But breathing deeply and correctly is one of the most important actioLife is linked to the breath. The first action a newborn baby takes is to fill its lungs with air – then lets out a cry to let the world know it has arrived! Indeed from that point, one breathes every few seconds and continues to breathe as long as one is alive. Breathing is an involuntary activity that people usually don’t think about. But breathing deeply and correctly is one of the most important actions one can teach oneself, and it is well worth learning. 

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  1. STRIKE A POSE While many devotees cite the benefits of their chosen form of yoga – weight loss, better sleep, increased energy – there has been little research to support this. However, a Boston University School of Medicine study found that regular yoga sessions help decrease anxiety and stress levels. The catch? The […]

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Inform your insurer of hospitalization within 24 hours

Published in Mint on 4th February 2014, written by Kapil Mehta I am 69 years old and my wife is 63 years old. We already have a health insurance policy (for Rs.5 lakh), which is up for renewal in the next 10 days. I have also taken a policy for my son (35 years) and […]

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25-Benefits-to-Drinking-Green-tea

Helps you lose weight If you want to cut those extra inches around your tummy, switching to green tea could be a simpler way. A new study shows that green tea extract increases the rate of calorie burning by the body. It reduces blood fat, cholesterol, bloated ness, detoxifies the body and suppresses untimely food […]

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