6 reasons fall is the best time to travel

6 reasons fall is the best time to travel

Fall is coming, and with it stunning foliage, sweater weather, and pumpkin-spiced treats. But did you know that fall is also one of the best times of the year for travel? With fewer crowds, lower prices, and an abundance of festivals, here are all the reasons why you should be packing your bags this fall. View As: One Page Slides The weather is mild Fall climate is the perfect weather for exploring. Shutterstock/ Monkey Business Images Bring out those sweaters because fall weather is perfect for exploring, whether it’s a city or a…

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10 Lesser Known Reasons Why Walking is Good For You

10 Lesser Known Reasons Why Walking is Good For You

Walking offers a plethora of health benefits. From helping you to shed those extra calories and lifting your mood to controlling diabetes and lowering your blood pressure, walking everyday has enormous benefits. Here are 10 interesting facts which will make you walk…a lot!   1. Walking Makes You Happy   It’s true! Walking may actually help in uplifting your overall mood as it helps to boost endorphins, or “feel good” chemicals in brain. Just 20 minutes of walking, has been found to be enough to provide your body with increased…

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5 reasons why you should be drinking pickle juice

5 reasons why you should be drinking pickle juice

Now that pickle juice is available in a can, you don’t have to beat around the bush with actual pickles—get right to the good stuff. Everyone seems to love pickle juice, and understandably so. There are many uses out there for pickle juice that go way beyond the jar: You can cook with it, hydrate with it or even scrub pots with it. Some people swear it helps heartburn, or even soothes sunburned skin—we tried that with little to no success, unless you consider walking around smelling like a deli…

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12 potential reasons you’re having heart palpitations

12 potential reasons you’re having heart palpitations

 (champja) If you’ve ever experienced a heart palpitation, you know that the feeling of having a fast, fluttering, or pounding heart is scary, to say the least. But despite the freakiness, experts say heart palpitations happen pretty often—and they’re usually not dangerous or a sign of your impending doom. “They’re very common,” Malissa Wood, M.D., co-director of the Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, tells SELF. “Most people will have palpitations at some point in their lives, even if [the palpitations] are short-lived.” Nicole Weinberg, M.D., a…

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4 Reasons To Make A Career Pivot To Tech In 2017

4 Reasons To Make A Career Pivot To Tech In 2017

The number of millennials making the leap from their current field into a technology job is on the rise and for good reason. Job opportunity has and will be exceptional for tech job seekers, along with the ability to expand skills, be challenged, and earn a higher income. To get the lay of the land, I heard from General Assembly (GA) staff and alumni about their design, data, marketing and technology school. GA makes it possible for working professionals to make a pivot to break into the tech industry by…

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Reasons you should have Giloy this season

Reasons you should have Giloy this season

The viral menace caused by mosquitoes refuses to die down. In fact the coming two months are expected to be worse. However, there is an Ayurvedic wonder that can help you prevent serious health complications and decrease their ill-effects on your body if you succumb to them. Giloy – also known as the Ayurvedic root of immortality – has wondrous healing powers. It possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, antipyretic, anti-oxidant and immunomodulator properties and it is also safe for kids. Here are 5 reasons giloy can be your savior this season: 1….

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7 Reasons to Drink Aloe Vera Juice Everyday

7 Reasons to Drink Aloe Vera Juice Everyday

Some of the most prized ingredients in the world of Ayurveda are commonly available around us. They can be lurking somewhere in the kitchen or quietly growing in a neighbour’s herb garden. One such example is aloe vera. Ghritkumari, as known in Hindi, it is capable of curing a range of ailments with its numerous health benefiting properties. Aloe vera juice has traditionally been a part of many Ayurvedic preparations, medicines and tonics. “It provides complete nourishment to the body,” shares Dr. Ashutosh Gautam, Clinical Operations and Coordination Manager, Baidyanath….

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7 Reasons to Drink Aloe Vera Juice Everyday

7 Reasons to Drink Aloe Vera Juice Everyday

Some of the most prized ingredients in the world of Ayurveda are commonly available around us. They can be lurking somewhere in the kitchen or quietly growing in a neighbour’s herb garden. One such example is aloe vera. Ghritkumari, as known in Hindi, it is capable of curing a range of ailments with its numerous health benefiting properties. Aloe vera juice has traditionally been a part of many Ayurvedic preparations, medicines and tonics. “It provides complete nourishment to the body,” shares Dr. Ashutosh Gautam, Clinical Operations and Coordination Manager, Baidyanath….

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Navratri 2016 Special: 8 Reasons Why You Should Eat Singhara, a Native Superfood

Navratri 2016 Special: 8 Reasons Why You Should Eat Singhara, a Native Superfood

Image Credits: Instagram/thecuriousjalebi This Navratri 2016, eat singhara and reap the benefits. Also known as water chestnut, buffalo nut, bat nut, ling nut or Singhara, it is actually the seed of the fruit of a floating aquatic plant. Singhara is grown in sluggish water or fresh water lakes in India. Come Navratri and one can see cart loads of this fruit being sold along the road side. The fruits are eaten as such or dried and ground to a flour. It is a phalahar and is an integral part of…

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5 Reasons to Eat a Protein-Packed Breakfast

5 Reasons to Eat a Protein-Packed Breakfast

Eating breakfast isn’t just for kids. Although you’ve probably stopped growing, your body is constantly renewing itself, replenishing your skin, hair and nails, replacing old tissues with new, breaking down and rebuilding bone and generally keeping your body in the best shape possible. How does your body do it? With the nutrients food delivers. Breakfast is especially important because after a long night’s sleep, the body is low on energy, protein, vitamins and minerals. So that’s one really good reason to eat breakfast. How about five more? 1. Breakfast-skipping is…

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