Summers are here and that means vacation time! As the temperature soars it is quite natural to be dreaming of a chilled beer on a beach instead of spreadsheets at work. And with the convivial atmosphere all around, it quite natural to end up drinking one or two extra chilled mugs of beer. Unfortunately, all the enjoyment is overshadowed by the thought of a massive hangover the next morning. And let’s be honest, there is nothing worse than being hungover in the summer with the bright light searing one’s eyeballs and the heat making one feel even worse. But is there any real need to fear the morning after? What if there was something that would ensure that a fun evening does not end in a frightful morning? The answer lies in ‘Kick It’.
Summers are here in all their glory. While we wait for the rains to bless us, we are left dealing with the heat, humidity and dust that summer brings. The combination of all three juxtaposed with our punishing lifestyles means that our immune systems get compromised and therefore become susceptible to diseases. So how do we go about bolstering our immunity in this heat? Here’s how:
Most of us will experience the pain and discomfort that comes with a urinary tract infection at least once in our lifetime, more if you are a woman. This painful disease is caused when bacteria, specifically e.coli, get trapped in one’s urinary system. Women are more susceptible to it due to their shorter urethra which makes it easy for the bacteria to enter and cause an infection.
While the world goes gaga about coconut oil, our mothers and grandmothers wonder what all the fuss is about. After all, they’ve always been aware of the immense benefits of this wonderful oil! They used it to cook their food, moisturise their body and hair, and look 30 at age 60. If you’re not like them and want to know what makes coconut oil such an amazing addition to your lifestyle, then read on.
We’ve all been there. Reaching out for the packet of chips or a greasy samosa the moment life gets too stressful. For many of us, food is a stress buster, with fattening and greasy comfort food being on top of the list. There is nothing wrong with reaching for food in times of stress per se. Stress is known to spike one’s appetite, making the chips haul quite an understandable thing. What is wrong is the type of food we reach out to in times of stress.
The next time your mother or grandmother tells you to take haldi for inflammation, listen to her. This superfood is now going beyond our traditional practices and into the wider world where scientists are acclaiming it for its amazing properties. Don’t believe us? Here are 10 benefits of curcumin, the active ingredient of turmeric: