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Reduce water retention before it’s too late!

2 Jul , 2016  

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Most of the time to reduce water retention or bloating people use ‘diuretic’. Using diuretic is not a long-term solution and there are many conditions in which diuretic should not be used at all. It can worsen the situation actually. If water retention is due to leaky capillaries or food allergies More…

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Top causes of bloating and when you should consult a doctor

1 Jun , 2016  

Top causes of bloating

Bloating is also known as water retention or edema. There are few things which trigger our body to retain water in its tissues, organs, and circulatory system. Our body is made up of 70% of water but during water retention, the percentage increases.  More…

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Benefits of barefoot walking – Why I wear Vibrams?

29 May , 2016  

Why I wear Vibrams?

Do you remember your grandfather discussing which brand makes the best running shoes? I do not. Probably because it was not a trend back then. You might say foreign sports companies were not present in poor India back then but there is a research which points a lot of difference between the runners in developed and developing countries. More…

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DIY hand cream

14 Apr , 2016  

DIY Hand cream

I have a bad habit of washing my hands all the time even when it is not needed. As a result, I have very dry hands. I can feel the stretchiness and see the dry flakes. This is a common problem of many people who cook and do small household chores on a daily basis. A hand cream for me is a must have. More…

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Oil Pulling – the real way to pull out toxins!

9 Apr , 2016  

Oil Pulling - the real way to pull out toxins!

In ancient times when toothpaste was not discovered people used oil pulling as their major way to cleanse the mouth. In Indian Ayurveda, it is mentioned as “Kavala” or “Gund Usha”. I have seen my mother following this method whenever she has a toothache. More…

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Raising awareness: Fibromyalgia & Allodynia

2 Apr , 2016  

Holistic reduction in fibromyalgia and allodynia.

I came across fibromyalgia and allodynia when I posted my article about the cold shower therapy. Rose Regan, from Spokane, Washington, in her mid-twenties shared her story with me. She has been constantly battling her conditions fibromyalgia and allodynia since childhood. More…

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How helpful is a cold shower?

26 Mar , 2016  

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My husband is one of those people who take a cold shower even when it is -19 F outside. Accidently, I read my favourite blogger’s article and started practising the same. It was altogether a good experience. More…

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Start saving water, thank later – play dry Holi!!

23 Mar , 2016  

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First of all Happy Holi to all of you, my dear friends. It is festival time! We all celebrate Holi with colors to spread happiness. Make sure this time you play Dry Holi. Water has become precious these days. Every part of India I know has suffered due to a shortage of water some or the other time. More…

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We evolved- Introducing ‘Life with herbals’!!

10 Mar , 2016  

Introducing life with herbals

Hi, my lovely readers!

On the completion of six months of my blog I am very happy to announce that IWOWDskincare blog has become ‘Life with herbals’ now. IWOWDskincare website handles only skincare product and sale section.  More…

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Alert homogenized milk might be dangerous!!

4 Mar , 2016  

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There is a new trend in India of drinking homogenized milk. I saw an advertisement the other day about a company speaking about the benefits of homogenized milk. More…

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Curb your craving with these tips!

1 Mar , 2016   Video

Curb your craving!

Everyone amongst us admits of craving fried/fatty/junk food. Eating a cheesy slice of pizza, delicious sweets or the panipuri sometimes changes our mood. Since I am a foodie, I crave at the oddest hour for the weirdest food. I have posted how to make your fresh food taste better than processed food earlier. More…

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Intermitent fasting FAQs

27 Feb , 2016  

Intermittent fasting FAQs

I wrote a post about intermittent fasting few weeks back. I highlighted what are the benefits and shared a few of my experiences. Few of my readers were inquisitive about how to start with it. They also asked if I had any document from back then which elaborates my journey. Here I am writing down few FAQs I think can help everyone if you are interested in starting with intermittent fasting. More…

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More reasons to take a bath in sea!

25 Feb , 2016  

More reasons to take a bath in sea

Seawater is recognized as a treatment for many internal and external diseases since ancient times. It was called ‘thalassotherapy’ by Hippocrates. According to naturopaths, sea water was considered therapeutic. It was stored in pools and tubs to take a bath from time to time.  More…

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Why companies are launching phthalate free products?

11 Feb , 2016  

Why companies are launching phthalate free products?

You might have come across the word phthalate free on many cosmetics these days. It is a very important ingredient on the harmful chemicals need to be avoided list. Have you ever thought why suddenly companies started writing ‘phthalate free’ on their labels? Let me explain few things first. More…

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How to achieve cruelty-free beauty?

9 Feb , 2016  

How to achieve cruelty-free beauty

Many people say that beauty is a pain, but does it really have to be like that? It can be very hard to achieve today’s standard of beauty. They are often very cruel. We often forget about our own well-being in that battle. Even worse, some other beings are put at risk, too. More…

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Reduce cellulite in 6 easy steps

6 Feb , 2016   Video

Reduce_cellulite

Cellulite is something every age group is afraid of. I have seen this problem mostly amongst girls. Guys do not have that much cellulite problem. The major area of cellulite accumulation is thighs, waist, hips and arms. This is believed to be caused by an imbalance between connective tissue and fat layer in one’s body. More…

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Make fresh food taste better than processed food!

2 Feb , 2016  

How to make fresh food taste better than processed food

Everyone has become conscious about their diet. Processed foods are something which everyone is trying to avoid. Many people have a misconception about what falls under this category. Due to this misconception, they eat processed food unknowingly. Let us understand it and find solutions to replace it with fresh food. More…

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What is myofascial massage therapy: solution to body aches

29 Jan , 2016  

Myofascial Massage therapy: solution to body aches

Myofascial is a type of massage which helps to make Superficial fascia muscle under our dermis and fat layer flexible. Due to lack of activity or during old age our muscles tend to get stiff. This leads to many joint and muscular pain. This massage or Myofascial release therapy helps to improve blood circulation and makes you pain-free. More…

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How harmful pollution is?

23 Jan , 2016   Video

How harmful polution can be?

According to WHO, New Delhi has become the most polluted city on earth. I guess India has a reputation in being number one for all the wrong reasons these days. This is alarming. I do not want to describe how the pollution is harming. This is taken care by the environment studies in our school. I would like to bust some myths and discuss some steps to protect your skin from this pollution problem.  More…

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