Beat the lockdown: Ways to stay calm and positive at home

Beat the lockdown: Ways to stay calm and positive at home

After a few weeks of dealing with the home-isolation situation, it is certain that while many of us have adjusted to our new schedules, our mental condition has definitely gone downhill, thanks to this life-altering pandemic. According to a survey conducted by the Indian Psychiatry Society, the number of reported cases of mental illness in India increased by 20% within a week since the country went into lockdown.

4 Lockdown Kitchen Hacks

4 Lockdown Kitchen Hacks

The nationwide Lockdown has turned into a fitting time for us to focus on our kitchen cabinets and figure out nutritional needs, looking at our kitchen supplies. Eating healthy ought to be a habit, no matter what the circumstances are. While the situation we find ourselves in might seem tiresome, it is in fact one of the best opportunities to eat smart that can help us stay healthy for the next few days. To ensure that, let’s take a look at these following kitchen hacks:

Salt: An Essential Component Of Our Diet Across All Ages

Salt: An Essential Component Of Our Diet Across All Ages

Salt has many health benefits and plays a vital role in our body across all significant stages of the human life cycle. Hence, it must be consumed, within the recommended amount, through our diet. Let us take a look at the significant stages starting from infancy, childhood, pregnancy, middle age and old age and find out why salt is vital while moving through these significant phases of the human life cycle.

Poha: A Nutritious Breakfast

Poha: A Nutritious Breakfast

Poha may rightly be described as one of the world's first-ever "healthy fast foods”. Poha is all about being Sarvagun Sampann – a wholesome nutritious breakfast, with the essential nutrients. And yet, it is so underrated! One of the biggest nutritional benefits of poha is that it is a potent source of dietary fibre since fibre is an essential part of a ‘sampann’ and healthy diet.

How to beat the blues: Daily Lockdown health tips from Kavita Devgan

How to beat the blues: Daily Lockdown health tips from Kavita Devgan

This over-a-month-long Lockdown might have gotten most of us a bit bored, but it’s something that cannot be compromised upon. Just like your health, your nutrition – which cannot be compromised upon. Sure you might be feeling a bit glum, getting fed up of eating the same foods at home, waking up to the same old routine – but let’s try looking at this from a different perspective, a healthy one!
Busting Women’s Health Myths

Busting Women’s Health Myths

In this hyper-connected world, misinformation is all around us. While knowledge is right at our fingertips, distinguishing between right and wrong can often become difficult. Information overload also means that we receive different types of- and even contradictory, at times - health advice from multiple sources including our friends and family.

Kavita Devgan Busts 12 Health Myths

Kavita Devgan Busts 12 Health Myths

Stay on top of the common misinformation around you by getting your facts from verified experts. Adopt of a healthy lifestyle by being aware of these common myths about health and weight loss.

A Plate Full of Palatable Colours

A Plate Full of Palatable Colours

Incorporating plenty of colours in your diet is one of the easiest and most effective way to ensure wellbeing and keep myriad of diseases at bay. This Holi, as you celebrate with colours, resolve to bring colours to your plate to stay in the pink of health. Follow this simple rule of rainbow eating to get a wide range of nutrients through your diet. Let’s take a look at some colourful options.

Balance Your Palate - #LearnToLove All Flavours & Underrated Foods with Kavita Devgan

Balance Your Palate - #LearnToLove All Flavours & Underrated Foods with Kavita Devgan

Do you feel unsatisfied after eating your meals? Do they leave you feeling heavy, tired and bloated? Well, that could be because your meals are unbalanced in terms of flavours. The reason is simple: unless we eat all flavours in balance, our brain does not think that we have received an adequate amount of nutrition, and so doesn’t get satisfied. Ayurveda has always believed that balancing all tastes is the key to satisfaction and good health.
The Sankranti Effect

The Sankranti Effect

Makar Sankranti is a widely loved and celebrated Indian festival across the country. It is called by different names: Lohri in Punjab, Magh Bihu in Assam and Pongal in Tamil Nadu, but while every region celebrates it differently, the spirit is the same everywhere and the festival is synonymous with special food. Traditionally during Makar Sankranti (that signals the end of harsh winter and advent of warmer days) people celebrate with a range of traditional delicacies made with specific ingredients tailored to meet the seasons demand.