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The Sun makes the Foetus Clever


A 20-minute walk in the sun is ideally very good for the foetus. Vitamin D helps in the child’s growth and it promotes better immunity and bone strength too. So, take that walk for the betterment of your child.

Keep stretching


Don’t wait for the evening or morning fitness regime and stretch your arms as and when you get time. This will not only keep you active, but also release the tension. Stretching tones the arm muscles and brings them back in shape. Do it in the office, post meeting or after finishing a report.

What can you do to have good posture in the office or workplace?


The height of your chair should be set to allow your forearms to be at 90 degrees to your upper arm. You should have a foot rest that is tall enough to allow for your thighs to be at 90 degrees to your body and your shin (lower leg) to be at 90 degrees to your thighs. Your computer screen should be at the height of your eyes or slightly below. Lastly, you should attempt to sit with your chin retracted back, to keep the weight of your head over your spine.

Ashwagandha for infertility problems


This commonly found Indian herb, also popularly known in English as Winter Cherry or Indian ginseng has excellent properties that can cure infertility in both men and women. It helps in normalizing the endocrine system and also boosts its functioning, apart from improving the immunity of the body

Benefits of Cinnamon Tea before Workout

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Cinnamon is a considered to be a rich spice. It is healthy for people having diabetes as well as for treating other ailments too. The hot spice is also good for weight loss; and when added to black tea, it aids more benefits for the body. To drink this amazing beverage, all you need to do is to add one piece of this bark to your black tea each morning before you workout. It will work wonders to your plan.

Good Bacteria’s are available in Yogurt

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There’s such a thing as “good” bacteria and your yogurt has an abundance of it. Additionally, yogurt with active cultures helps with gastrointestinal conditions to include constipation, diarrhoea, lactose intolerance, colon cancer and bowel disease as well as in the prevention of osteoporosis and regulating blood pressure.

Have healthy desk snacks


Eating something small and healthy between breakfast and lunch will stop you craving stodgy or fatty foods. Try almonds and/or an apple.Don’t drink your calories. Seemingly healthy juice drinks can contain as much sugar as a doughnut. Stick to water.

Daily diet chart for moms


9 am: Have three egg whites with two slices of toasted brown bread and a glass of milk without sugar
1 pm: Eat a bowl of papaya
3 pm: A bowl of sprouts
5 pm: One chapati with dal and fibrous salads
7 pm: Vegetable or chicken soup and a bowl of brown rice with raita

Just done a workout?

avacado health

Whip up a creamy avocado smoothie by blending avocado pieces with ginger, honey, a dash of lime juice and honey. Add banana, half a cup of baby spinach and chia seeds to maximise the health benefits.

Ways to get rid of Belly Fat

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Stay Away From Sugar : Too much of sugar consumption can cause belly fat and if you don’t reduce the intake, you may not be able to get rid of the belly fat.
Reduce Rice Intake : Try to reduce your rice intake till you slim down a bit. Eat rice in moderation.
Green Tea : Drink green tea twice a day just to ensure that your body gets benefited from the healing benefits and the fat burning abilities of green tea.

Shake your way slim


Sick of that elliptical or bike or workout DVD? That means it’s time to mix up your routine! Our favorite way: Break a sweat by moving and shaking. Simply make a playlist with your favorite “cut a rug” tunes (“Girls Just Want to Have Fun”? “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)”?), then turn up the volume, and start breaking it down. For even more fun, invite some gal pals over and get grooving (and laughing). The best part is that you’ll each burn about 200 to 600 calories per hour. Now that’s something to shimmy about!

Say hello to H20


Whether you’re heading off to spin class, boot camp, or any other exercise, it’s always important to hydrate so you can stay energized and have your best workout. Electrolyte-loaded athletic drinks, though, can be a source of unnecessary calories, so “drinking water is usually fine until you’re exercising for more than one hour,” At that point, feel free to go for regular Gatorade-type drinks (and their calories), which can give you a beneficial replenishment boost. But worry not if you like a little flavor during your fitness: There are now lower- cal sports drinks available, so look out for ‘em in your grocery aisles.