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Overcoming Three Kleshas or Way of Life through Yoga

Yoga is another word for equanimity, poise, and harmony. Our Associate Editor, Navodita, a Yoga expert, tells us how to face the three Kleshas (way of life), in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths.   Yoga is about equanimity and poise and harmony. If something is disturbed or in a state of constant flux, […]

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The Green Blood: Wheatgrass Juice – II

Wheatgrass juice proves to be an elixir for those suffering from hypertension, fatty liver because it is a rich source of Magnesium and Potassium. These minerals lower blood pressure and a deficiency can actually raise it. This juice is also beneficial in preventing premature greying of hair. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, […]

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COPD in the Elderly: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

COPD is a deadly medical condition with under-estimated mortality and morbidity rates across the globe. It remains undiagnosed probably because it progresses gradually and shows signs at a very late stage. The National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (NCMH) has identified India as one of the countries most affected by COPD. The Commission identified about […]

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Denial of Ego, Upholding Truth and Nonviolence are the Essence of Yoga

There is an important element to the dimension of inner life – that’s the submission and denial of the ego is the greatest good for an individual. This is the first vow. There are Sanskrit sayings which praise the two other vows of Satya and Ahimsa as among the highest principles of Dharma or righteousness. […]

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The Green Blood: Wheatgrass Juice – I

The Wheatgrass juice is also called the ‘Green Blood’ because of its structural similarity to hemoglobin and it acts like a blood builder for our body. It contains vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, l and K. It is rich in magnesium. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, tell us the many benefits of […]

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Daal and Rice Made For Each Other (Importance of Food Pairing)

Certain food items complement each other and are best when paired together. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, tells us about complete proteins and incomplete proteins, based on the nine essential Amino acids. Here’s she reasons in favour of food pairing, in the weekly column, exclusively on Different Truths. I love you once, […]

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To Sleep, Perchance to Dream: How to Treat Sleep Problems in the Elderly

Old age causes loss of sleep. Rita tells us all about sleep disorders and how to deal with it, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. An in-depth study. Older adults need the same seven to nine hours of sleep that younger adults do. However, if you are an older adult, you might find […]

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Being Grateful Keeps us Happy

Suddenly everything became magical. Bina got everything she wanted. She got abundant love, beautiful children, adorable grandchildren, loving friends and a lovely home.  It was magical.  She didn’t ask for it.  Most of her dreams had come true. The secret, says the columnist, was, and is, being grateful, as she gazes inwards, in the weekly column, […]

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Yoga: Find True Selves, be in Harmony with Nature and Rejuvenate Ourselves

Physically you are subject to the afflictions of hunger pangs, thirst, and fatigue, heat, and cold while mentally, emotionally and sentimentally, you are always subject to the affliction of varying states of mind. Yoga philosophy says that this is an unnatural condition. You are not a creature subject to such afflictions. However, your experience contradicts […]

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A Love Affair with Hot Okra – II

Continuing with her love for Okra, London-based Parna, a nutritionist and fitness expert, shares with us her version of Dhainrosher Jhaal from Bengal, which she calls Baked Mustard Okra. It’s hot, tangy and full of nutritional value, a reason enough to fall in love with this vegetable. Read more about it, in this week’s column, […]

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