Drink lassi for good health: Radha Bhatia’s book

Love to drink lassi? A new book on varieties of lassi offers recipes for a healthy living. Lassi is a staple drink that accompanies culturally diversified Indian cuisine and is full of therapeutic properties. The book — “Lassis of India – Smoothies with a Twist” by Radha Bhatia — attempts to span five generations of stories,…

Sitting is being considered the new smoking, your desk job is to blame

Your lower back is where the bones, joints, nerves, muscles and ligaments interconnect and work in sync with one another to provide support to your upper body. However, the important role that the lower back plays as the centre of this matrix leaves it more prone to pain and in more extreme cases, injuries. The rat race…

I took Gwyneth Paltrow’s healthy living advice for a week

A few weeks ago, I asked my little sister if she had ever heard of vagina steaming. She isn’t the most pop-culture-savvy 19-year-old, but even for her, “vagina steaming” is synonymous with the name Gwyneth. Last year, Gwyneth Paltrow touted its alleged restorative benefits on her lifestyle website, goop, and was widely ridiculed for suggesting women should spend 50 bucks…