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What is Fish Oil?

What is Fish Oil? From the term itself “fish oil” refers to oil that come from the fish. Specifically, the oil is sourced from the various tissues of oily fish. This oil is said to be a good source of omega-3 fatty acids which are known beneficial to human health. Fish oils are also said [...]

What is Banting?

What is Banting? Banting refers to a diet plan popularized by a man named William Banting back in 1862. It was said that Mr. Banting sought the help of Dr. William Harvey with regards to his obesity problems. He needed medical advice so he could lose some weight and become healthier. It was Dr. Harvey [...]

What is kombucha good for?

Kombucha is a type of food that originated in China several centuries ago.  It is traditionally made through a fermentation process that involves sugar, yeast, and bacteria.  With this kind of mixture, kombucha tea is able to give off vinegar and other chemical ingredients.  The fermentation process also yields a mushroom or pancake-looking substance that [...]

What is kaempferol?

Kaempferol is a health substance that is sourced from various food products including tea, vegetables like cabbage, tomatoes, and beans, and some fruits like apples, grapefruit, and strawberries. When isolated from its plant or fruit source, kaempferol appears yellowish and has a crystal-like appearance. As a health substance, kaempferol is classified as a flavonol, a [...]

What Is The Ayurvedic Diet

Ayurveda has been practiced in South Asia for 5000 years; it is a time tested and herbal way of living a better life. Ayurvedic medicines, cosmetic products and books related to this concept have always been in demand, because this science does not use chemical treatments which are harsh. It also does not have side [...]

What Is Bhramari?

Bhramari is derived from the Sanskrit word Bhramar. The meaning of Bhramar is humming bee. Therefore, Bhramari is the imitation of the sound of the humming bee while performing yoga. It is usually practiced during Pranayama and helps relieve one of stress and tension. It has a soothing and calming effect on the people practicing [...]

What is paleo?

Paleo refers to a popular type of diet that is said to be based on the actual diets of prehistoric men. Paleo is short for Palaeolithic, a period in time wherein humans only used stone tools to find food and for survival. The diets of Palaeolithic men are considered the main basis for the modern [...]

What is aerobic exercise?

Aerobic exercise refers to a type of exercise that ensures the continuous supply of oxygen to various muscles of the body as every effort is exerted.  This type of exercise is typically low in intensity but is done for long periods of time.  While the muscles are activated during the exercise, the heart is also [...]