Recovering from COVID-19? Here’s a Healthy Food Chart You Should Keep in Mind

Healthy Diet Chart You Should Keep in Mind while recovering from COVID-19

 

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A well-balanced and nutritious diet, at the time when the immune system has taken a setback due to the deadly virus, is crucial.

Recovering from COVID-19 as well as maintaining your health post-recovery is a significant challenge. The COVID-19 infection affects our immune system badly, hence, it is quite important to build immunity and regain strength. The infectious virus can turn severe if not taken care of at the right time. Therefore, one must include a

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Consider this before undergoing face upliftment surgery – The Shillong Times

Things to Consider before undergoing face upliftment surgery

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After a certain age, our skin starts to sag around cheeks, chin, or neck area. Getting a face-lift could help tighten skin and eliminate harsh lines giving you an overall more youthful appearance. Face-lifts can be scary, especially if they look unnatural or too obvious.
Choosing to undergo a particular type of procedure is no small commitment, and there are many things to consider before making a decision.
Geeta Grewal, Cosmetic Surgeon and Wellness Expert, 9Muses Wellness Clinic, Gurugram,

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Choose the right cooking oil to stay healthy – The Shillong Times

Choosing right cooking oil for a healthy diet to stay healthy and fit

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In the midst of the pandemic, a healthy diet can help to boost your immunity, aiding protection from various diseases.

However, making healthy food a part of your diet can be difficult, due to several reasons. For instance, snacking has increased considerably during the present lockdown, not only at evening chai breaks, but also in between meals to power through the day. Given the paucity of time, we end up looking for options that need less effort. While we

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The Ayurveda way: Eating in moderation is the key to good health

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New Delhi: Ayurveda teaches that salt is essential for growth, maintaining water electrolyte balance, and proper digestion, absorption and elimination of wastes. It creates flexibility in the joints, stimulates the appetite and helps digest natural toxins, clearing the subtle channels of the body. It has a calming effect on the nerves and emotions, replenishing and energizing the entire body.

Salt balances Vata and can imbalance Pitta and Kapha when used excessively, causing premature wrinkles, thirst, skin problems and weakness.

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Understanding the importance of salt, oil, spices and sugar – The Shillong Times

Understanding the importance of salt, oil, spices and sugar

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New Delhi, May 21 (IANSlife) Ayurveda teaches that salt is essential for growth, maintaining water electrolyte balance, and proper digestion, absorption and elimination of wastes. It creates flexibility in the joints, stimulates the appetite and helps digest natural toxins, clearing the subtle channels of the body. It has a calming effect on the nerves and emotions, replenishing and energizing the entire body. Salt balances Vata and can imbalance Pitta and Kapha when used excessively, causing premature wrinkles, thirst, skin

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Use gram flour for skin and hair problems – The Shillong Times

Use of ‘Gram flour’ for skin and hair problems

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New Delhi, May 19 (IANSlife) Besan or gram flour has long been used in India for its many benefits for skin and hair care. In fact, it is a traditional home remedy used right from the time when one is a baby. Besan in the form of uptans or epilation formula for baby hair, during adulthood in a myriad number of packs and scrubs to take care of beauty issues right from acne to tanning, cleansing and exfoliating. Not

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Indore: Don’t panic, deal with black fungus rightly, says ophthalmologist while addressing gathering on social media

Need not panic, deal with black fungus rightly, says ophthalmologist Dr Amit Solanki

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Indore (Madhya Pradesh): As black fungus takes over lives and affects Covid-recovered patients, ophthalmologist Dr Amit Solanki addressed a gathering on social media to control the possibility of the infection.

“Mucormycosis, which is commonly known as black fungus, has become worrisome. Diabetic patients and immune compromised patients are at higher risk to get this infection. It transmits from nose and can affect sinuses, eyes and even brain,” said Solanki. He said early diagnosis is important for saving

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A condom manufacturer may have the answer India is looking for in its Covid fight

A condom manufacturer may have the answer India is looking for in its Covid fight

 

Pharma sector experts say the government may not divest HLL Lifecare hastily, as the company has become extremely handy for the health ministry to be used as a procurement and distribution agency during the pandemic.

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Government-owned HLL LifeCare, the official nodal agency for procuring Covid-related supplies as well as the company that sells Moods condoms, has been trying and failing to find private vaccine manufacturers interested in running its Chengalpattu-based vaccine plant.

Hard to believe — but bang

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How to choose a workout that fits your needs – The Shillong Times

Choose a workout that fits your needs

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New Delhi, May 13 (IANSlife) The process of staying healthy starts with choosing workout that backs your other healthier habits. It is essential that your chosen workout doesn’t just help to make you fit, but also keeps energy levels up and provides an overall energy boost.

There are questions that need to be answered when you pick a suitable workout from the fitness basket. Essentially, the answers need to be very honest to avoid any lasting damages later on.

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Malaika Arora dedicates 3 asanas for moms on mother’s day celebration

While celebrating all the mom’s out there in her new fitness video, Malaika Arora shared three simple asanas that can help moms feel relaxed and calm.

Malaika Arora inspires her fans and followers to exercise. Exercise is one of the important ways to remain healthy and fit. During this ongoing COVID pandemic, the actress has been sharing about various exercises and asanas. One of such asanas Anulom Vilom (Alternate Nostril Breathing Technique) that helps in boosting immunity and improving your … Continue Reading

What Is Proning And How It Can Help COVID-19 Patients Breathe Easy

In these challenging times when the country is facing an unprecedented medical crisis and the healthcare system is collapsing under its weight, doctors have been recommending to keep a few hacks in mind to manage Covid-19 symptoms at home. One of the easiest ways to keep your oxygen level in check and to keep your lungs healthy is proning.

What is proning?

If a patient is suffering from respiratory distress, they should be turned with precise, safe motions from their

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Menstrual Migraine: Headaches before, during and post your period – The Shillong Times

Menstrual Migraine: Headaches before, during and post your period

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New Delhi, April 28 : A woman goes through a lot of hormonal changes when her menstrual cycle is about to commence. It doesn’t just happen before the period but it sometimes continues during and post menstrual cycle. So, if you’re experiencing a headache during all these phases, you’re not alone.

Before the period, menstrual migraine is one of the prominent symptoms of PMS. So, these headaches occur when your body undergoes changes in the levels of progesterone and

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Here’s How You Can Prevent Breasts From Sagging With Three Simple Exercises

Women Fitness : Prevent Breasts From Sagging With Three Simple Exercises

 

Celebrity fitness expert, Rujuta Diwekar, recently posted an Instagram video in which she has talked about the effects of sagging of breasts on women’s health. She has mentioned about three exercises that do not need any equipment and anyone can do at home daily in order to ensure healthy breasts.

Most women tend to slouch after a certain age in order to hide their breasts from undesirable gaze, but Diwekar warns that slumping can not only spoil one’s posture

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How to choose a workout that fits your needs – The Shillong Times

Stuck at home? Seven tips to get started with fitness

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New Delhi, April 22 : Starting a fitness routine is a tough and overwhelming choice. Especially if you are a beginner and can barely differentiate between a bench press and a cross trainer, let alone know what goals you can achieve with either. Staying motivated to work out may very well be hard, but not impossible. A personal trainer may be able to help you on this journey, yet the motivation comes from no one but yourself.

If you

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Junk foods may damage your bones, warns a study

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Jerusalem: Does your kid love to eat ultra-processed junk foods like packaged chips, soups, hot dogs and fries? Besides the increasing risk of obesity, eating junk foods can also affect your bones, warn researchers.

A team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel proved the linkages between ultra-processed foods and reduced bone quality, unveiling the damage of these foods particularly for younger children in their developing years in a rodent-study.

The findings showed that the rodents

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Can Natural Antioxidants Help Fight New GI Symptoms in COVID-19 Patients?

As many Covid-19 patients in the country are experiencing gastrointestinal (GI)-related symptoms in the second wave, which is now more lethal, health experts on Sunday emphasised that consumption of natural antioxidants might help fight the new GI symptoms.

The experts say that natural antioxidant like gamma oryzanol, which is derived from rice bran, has multiple health and GI benefits.

According to Anil Arora, Chairman, Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Pancreatobiliary Sciences, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, supplementing a nutritious

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Why Skin Products Must Be Applied In the Correct Order

A good skin care regimen is a must for healthy skin. Along with identifying the right products, it is essential to understand the order in which they are to be applied since each product is formulated differently to address different concerns from cleansing to moisturising.

Based on your daily needs, you need to follow a regimen that offers maximum care and desired results from skincare products.

Does it really matter if you apply your face oil before your moisturiser? Or

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Depression, anxiety could be leading to Parkinson’s disease

Hyderabad, April 11 : Depression and anxiety could be the symptoms leading to Parkinson’s disease, says doctors on the occasion of World Parkinson’s Day on Sunday.
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects the movement of the human body. Symptoms start gradually, sometimes starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. Tremors are common but the disorder also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement.
While proper diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease is difficult, particularly in

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Why skin products must be applied in the correct order?

Why skin products must be applied in the correct order?

New Delhi, April 11 : A good skincare regimen is a must for healthy skin. Along with identifying the right products, it is essential to understand the order in which they are to be applied since each product is formulated differently to address different concerns from cleansing to moisturizing.
Based on your daily needs, you need to follow a regimen that offers maximum care and desired results from skincare products.
Does it really matter if you apply your face oil

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Try These Easy Ways to Reduce Face Fat

Is your face losing the chiselled structure and appearing to look rounder and fuller? The chances are that you have gained weight. In most cases, when you start gaining excess weight, the fatty tissues begin to accumulate around your face, increasing facial fat and resulting in an annoying double chin.

If you’re longing to bring back the sharp and sculpted cheekbones, here are some easy and natural ways to get started:

Well-Balanced Diet is the key: Everything shoots from the

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