Busting fears of hair colouring, trichologists suggest that one can get his/her natural black colour hair even after colouring them. Moreover, the hair specialists stated having grey hairs are genetic phenomena and do not have a link with hair colouring. While the deficiency in vitamins and minerals causes hair thinning, the experts say that with proper selection of colour-safe shampoo, conditioner, and serum, one can flaunt the colourful… read-more
Kamini Sinha - an illustrious Sohrai and Madhubani artist from Ranchi - etched her name in the hearts of countless tribal women for her emancipatory act of kindness. Despite objections from in-laws over pursuing a career in the art, Kamini proved herself as an artist, besides imparting the skill to 100-plus tribal women for free. By creating and retailing novel designs at state-organised exhibitions, these women have now become self-… read-more
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Fitness trainer Mindy Pedersen explained the dynamics of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) like the Japanese Tabata workouts. Tabata workout follows eight repetitions of the 20:10 format i.e. 20 seconds of rigorous exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest. This should be followed by 60-90 seconds of rest before starting any different exercise. Highly effective for weight loss, Tabata that originated in Japan was designed for Japanese… read-more
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New York's dermatologist Robyn Gmyrek has debunked the myth that sleep deprivation causes dark circles. According to her, dark circles are more likely caused by genetics rather than amount of sleep. Besides, Hyperpigmentation, chronic eye-rubbing or blue veins under the eye also contribute to the dark circles. Moreover, she also discarded the myth that eating greasy food causes acne as, according to her, only milk is associated to acne… read-more
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Eczema/ Dermatitis is a common winter-related skin complication that arises due to improper moisturization but can be avoided with proper care, said Dermatologist Aakriti Mehra. She explained the skin turns itchy and inflamed with extreme dryness that may be caused by triggers like pollen, dust, food allergies and even genetics. Dr Mehra, thus, advises proper moisturization of the skin, avoiding respective triggers and making a few lifestyle… read-more
Citing the dragon fruit’s name as inappropriate, the Gujarat government has decided to call the fruit 'Kamalam', hence has applied for a patent to officially change the nomenclature. Refuting any political motive behind the decision, CM Vijay Rupani on January 19 said it has been renamed since the name does not sound "appropriate" and the fruit resembles a lotus. Reportedly, the Sanskrit word ‘Shri Kamalam’ is the name of Gujarat BJP's … read-more
In an efforts to maintain social distancing amidst Covid-19 pandemic, a couple from Tamil Nadu's Madurai came up with an innovative idea of collecting wedding gifts digitally. The idea convinced the bride to print QR codes on their invitation card, which was meant for the guests to hand-over cash directly into their accounts instead of an envelope. Reportedly, the move also helped those relatives who couldn't make it to the function.
Aiming to keep seasonal ailments at bay, Dietician Garima Goyal has recommended three winter-special drinks to build immunity. Garima has advised regular consumption of turmeric milk as its nutrient-rich composition and antioxidants will guard against the common cold. Moreover, tomato soup made it to the list for its various vitamins/minerals that aid weight loss and strengthens the cardiovascular system. Besides, sipping ginger tea is… read-more
For intermittent fasting, lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho says "16:8 format" is best for beginners. Luke advises to eat only for eight hours a day and allow the body the rest 16 hours for detox, cleansing and repairing the system. Sharing the idea via Tweak India's Instagram handle, Luke recommended eating before 8 pm and ending the fast at the next noon with lemonade, nuts, and veggies; thus providing a healthy way for breakfast skippers.
Health experts always suggest people to include the multi-nutrient fortified corn in their meals. Corn or maize's richness in proteins, fiber, carbs and vitamins makes it the world’s most popular cereal grain. While the high-fiber properties make corn impeccable for weight loss, it also improves metabolism and cures blemishes to improve skin. Experts also believe that its anti-oxidants help improve eyesight, and the anthocyanin component… read-more