Archive for August, 2013

Do Spinach and Tomatoes Cause Kidney Stones?

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Many of us believe that taking food containing spinach and tomatoes cause kidney stones. But this is not completely true. Half knowledge is always dangerous. It is important to know whether it is only our belief or it is a fact. This article helps you clear all the doubts regarding this issue. What are kidney […]

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Triglycerides – Are they Problematic?

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Did your doctor indicate that you have high triglyceride levels in your blood? Have you wondered what they are and what you need to do to reduce them. Read this article, which could answer all the possible questions you have regarding triglycerides. What exactly are triglycerides? Just like cholesterol, triglycerides are a major lipid (fat) […]

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What is Cholesterol? How to Deal With it?

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Many of us know that cholesterol is bad for health. The reality is that not all the cholesterol is bad. There is good cholesterol as well as bad cholesterol. Only high levels of bad cholesterol is unhealthy. One sad thing about cholesterol is unlike sugar (diabetes), BP and other health conditions high cholesterol in the […]

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Yoga Terms and Definitions

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

The main sources of yoga are texts from ancient India. All these texts are in Sanskrit. So, it is difficult to understand. Some words are very important and are most commonly used. Now we will take a look at them. Ahimsa: Means non-violence. Ahimsa means no appearance of anger and not causing injury to other […]

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Hatha Yoga Origin and Evolution

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

The word yoga was first used in the Rig Veda but not clearly explained. Patanjali introduced Ashtanga (eight limbs) yoga and the Asanas are part of Patanjali yoga. Hatha yoga focuses on the Asanas and Pranayama parts. Hatha is a Sanskrit word. “Hatha” means forceful or willful. And some people describe this as ‘ha’ means […]

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Pranayama for Stress Management

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Pranayama is a technique to control breath. “Prana” means breath, “Ayama” means control. It is a simple process of systematic and rhythmic inhalation and exhalation that help us to attain control over our emotions. Many of us consider breathing as a natural process. But in fact to lead a healthy and stress-free life, we need […]

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