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Weekend edition: Fun with Fitness

This week’s edition of Healthy Living brings you a round-up of the latest in health news, lessons in diet & nutrition, and tips to improve your mental wellbeing.

For everyone out there who’s getting married, whose friends are getting married, or with weddings in the family - enjoy the wedding season!  Eat, drink, dance with abandon, and make merry! But remember to get back in shape after those wedding binges. Add those tips to these 5 easy steps to reduce your calorie intake, and you’ll be back to looking fit and fabulous in no time at all!

8 super nutrients for weight loss! Click to read more.8 super nutrients for weight loss! Click to read more.A new report by Diabetes UK shows that following a series of simple health steps could be key to avoiding the potentially life-threatening consequences of diabetes. The experts have highlighted 15 key checks, essential to staving off devastating consequences of this condition.  Share this with friends or family who are battling diabetes.

It’s easy to get caught up in the grind of things, with demands at work and chores at home requiring immediate attention, and you forget to take time out for yourself, to just focus on unwinding. But learning to manage stress is vital to mental health, and living a balanced life. Another cause for mental fatigue is lack of sleep. Remember not to scrimp on your hours of sleep.If you find yourself irritable, cranky and unable to concentrate, you could be suffering from signs of sleep deprivation. Pay attention to your state of mind; if you are unhappy, chances are your family, friends and colleagues are also being impacted by your unhappiness. We reached out to renowned life coach and nutritionist Ana Alexandre to find out 10 simple tips for a happier and healthier you!

So happy reading, and healthy living! Leaving you with this video of crazy and fun workouts that seem to be taking the fitness world by storm. From underwater spinning to pole dancing and face yoga, fitness just got to a whole new level of fun!



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    Daddy's home: A tribute to my dad

    When my sister and I were little, our dad would announce his arrival every evening by whistling outside the window. It was a ritual; we would hear his Rajdoot motorcycle rumble to a stop, and then the familiar whistle would follow. My sister and would leave everything we were doing and rush out to greet him. More »

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  • Can Knowing Your Star Sign Make You a Better Mom?

    Can Knowing Your Star Sign Make You a Better Mom?

    Momstrology, the new book from AstroTwins Ophira and Tali Edut, is full of smart, on-target parenting tips. You approach motherhood just like you do everything else--head-on. But even though you're confident and sometimes a bit diva-like--fellow Aries Kourtney Kardashian and Victoria Beckham definitely are--your fourth house of motherhood is in Cancer, meaning you've got plenty of maternal instinct and nurturing qualities. You naturally put your needs first, which makes motherhood a big adjustment. More »

    IT'S A PARENT THING - Tue 15 Apr, 2014 7:32 PM IST
  • Vikas@Home: Dahi ki Tikki

    Vikas@Home: Dahi ki Tikki

    Sometimes easy recipes seem the most difficult to make. You may wonder how can one make a tikki out of dahi or yugurt, but this week, Chef Vikas shows you the easiest way to make this delicious vegetarian tikki. Try it out at home. More »

    Vikas @ Home - Tue 15 Apr, 2014 6:17 PM IST

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