Health and Fitness

Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons including strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance, as well as for the purpose of enjoyment. Frequent and regular physical exercise boosts the immune system, and helps prevent the "diseases of affluence" such as heart disease, cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and obesity. It also improves mental health, helps prevent depression, helps to promote or maintain positive self esteem, and can even augment an individual's sex appeal or body image, which is also found to be linked with higher levels of self esteem. Childhood obesity is a growing global concern and physical exercise may help decrease some of the effects of childhood and adult obesity. Health care providers often call exercise the "miracle" or "wonder" drug—alluding to the wide variety of proven benefits...
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Ravi Prakash
Ravi Prakash and 2 more commented on the blog by Dr K K Aggarwal
on Oct 30, 2014 , 12:48 am
Dr K K Aggarwal - Avoid curd at night
It is an old Ayurveda saying that one should not eat curd in the night. In all pathy consensus organized by Heart Care Foundation of India in association with All India Radio in a panel discussion, experts felt that one should not consume fermented foods alone after sunset. Items like Dosa, Idali, Dhokla etc. should not be eaten after the sunset. The programme was moderated by Padmashri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal.The experts were Dr.Anupam Sethi & Dr Aditya Kaushik from Hom more »
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Nasir Mufti
Nasir Mufti and 4 more commented on the discussion by Shankar Manakkal
on Oct 26, 2014 , 10:13 am
Shankar Manakkal - Salman's abs are fake!
So the mystery of the 6 pack abs post 40 has been revealed. Good old photoshop! And Salman seems to be no different, so many men fall for the 6 pack trap instead of targeting health and fitness. Good luck to you guys for chasing the 6 pack Bollywood more »
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Navi Mumbai Doctors
Navi Mumbai Doctors commented on the blog by Kanika Yadav
on Oct 25, 2014 , 12:00 pm
Kanika Yadav - Losing weight the healthy way
For as long as I can remember, I have always been fat. As a toddler, it was cute, but at 26, FAT is not the best adjective to be associated with. Have you noticed how all your friends, all your peers are so FIT? And now, when my marriage is just ‘round the corner, I would give my right arm to lose the extra flab that I conveniently put on all these years.Throughout high school and college I was called ‘healthy’. I would eat/drink whatever I wanted and never worked out. I was extremely roun more »
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Poulami Pal
Poulami Pal and commented on the blog by Parvinder Kaur
on Oct 22, 2014 , 11:44 am
Parvinder Kaur - Aura and us
A we walk steadily and someone stealthily clicked a snap. As we sat resting in chair and someone stole the moment with a snap. As we chatted merrily and someone zpped in with a click to snap!!! would it reflect an aura around? Does Aura surround all of us or only special ones? what is it all about? talk of it religious. talk of it fiction. talk of it art. talk of it paiting. talk of it in photos. talk of it in potraits. talk of it in pictures. talk of it in gods. talk of it in goddess. more »
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Jatin Kukadia
Jatin Kukadia reposted the blog by Parvinder Kaur
on Oct 21, 2014 , 11:48 pm
Parvinder Kaur - Aura and us
A we walk steadily and someone stealthily clicked a snap. As we sat resting in chair and someone stole the moment with a snap. As we chatted merrily and someone zpped in with a click to snap!!! would it reflect an aura around? Does Aura surround all of us or only special ones? what is it all about? talk of it religious. talk of it fiction. talk of it art. talk of it paiting. talk of it in photos. talk of it in potraits. talk of it in pictures. talk of it in gods. talk of it in goddess. more »
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