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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Akki Sopran
Akki Sopran and commented on the blog by Madhavi Jain
on Aug 21, 2014 , 10:34 am
Madhavi Jain - How to get size zero figure
Getting that size zero figure is on every young women’s mind but starving yourself to death isn’t a good idea at all. Here’s how you can get that fabulous figure without putting your health at stake. It is important to eat 500 calories in a day. Make sure you drink right amount of water everyday. You can also have coconut water as it is vital to stay well hydrated. Eat whole grains and cereals as they have less calories and fat. Include whole grains like oats, barley flakes, whea more »
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Akki Sopran
Akki Sopran and 2 more commented on the blog by Usha Rani
on Aug 21, 2014 , 10:33 am
Usha Rani - What your sleeping position says about you
How you sleep says a lot about you. After all if dreams are your self conscious side taking over then even the way you get sleep defines who you really are. Here are some of the most common sleep positions and what they say about you if you sleep in the ways shown below.  more »
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Deepak Saxena
Deepak Saxena commented on the blog by Dr K K Aggarwal
on Aug 18, 2014 , 01:25 pm
Dr K K Aggarwal - Lord Krishna the great healer and teacher
 Lord Krishna was a great teacher of knowledge as well as healer. He gave perfect counseling to Arjuna when he was in the state of acute anxiety, confusion and indecisiveness or in other words in a state of despondence. His supreme knowledge, skills and understanding of human relationship were responsible for convincing Arjuna that he has to perform his duty, regardless of who his opponents are. There are seven basic principles which one must learn from teachings of Bhagavad Gita to get, if on more »
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Poulami Pal
Poulami Pal commented on the blog by Dr K K Aggarwal
on Aug 17, 2014 , 08:13 am
Dr K K Aggarwal - Can One Combine Allopathy with Ayurveda?
Combining eastern philosophy with the western technology: This concept is based on ancient eastern philosophy spread internationally by the new age guru Dr. Deepak Chopra. It deals with health not merely on physical grounds but also on mental, social, spiritual and environmental aspects.  The concept is the first attempt in integrating western technology with eastern thoughts.Health is not merely absence of disease but a state of physical, mental, social, spiritual and environmental well-being. more »
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Poulami Pal
Poulami Pal commented on the blog by Dr K K Aggarwal
on Aug 17, 2014 , 08:12 am
Dr K K Aggarwal - Why Subhadra is worshipped with Krishna in Jagannath Yatra
Why Subhadra is worshipped along with Lord Krishna in Jagannath Yatra is an often question which comes in our mind. As in most temples its the husband and wife who are worshipped.  In 2011 Jagannath Rath Yatra starts July 2nd and has a special significance when it comes to the relationship between brother's and sisters. The value of relation between brother and sister has been shown in many festivals and rituals in our country.  Raksha Bandhan and Bhai Dooj are two major festivals devoted more »
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Poulami Pal
Poulami Pal commented on the blog by Dr K K Aggarwal
on Aug 16, 2014 , 07:52 am
Dr K K Aggarwal - Differentiate Different types of Fever
 1.  If a patient comes with fever with chills and rigors, think of Malaria in north and filarial in Vidarbha region in India. 2.  In Malaria Chills are in the afternoon and in Filaria chills are in the evening.3. Fever with joint pains on extension often is due to Chikungunya (flexion improves the pain)4. Think of dengue if there is fever with itching, rash and periorbital pain.5. In presence of fever with single chills think of pneumonia.6. Fever with sore throat, no cough, no nasal discha more »
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Dinesh Chandra
Dinesh Chandra and 2 more commented on the blog by Dr K K Aggarwal
on Aug 15, 2014 , 09:19 pm
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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Deepak Saxena
Deepak Saxena commented on the poll
on Aug 13, 2014 , 11:14 pm
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Deepak Saxena took the poll
on Aug 13, 2014 , 11:14 pm
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