holistic health

Winter Blues Inflammation

Inflammation refers to our immune system’s response to any kind of irritant or foreign body, including infections, injuries, and toxins. It is basically our body’s attempt to heal itself by fighting against foreign bodies. Various white blood cells of our body react when the body is invaded by bacteria, viruses, …

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Diet for the Convalescent Age-old Wisdom

Every time I fell ill when I was a child, my aunt fed me only boiled parwal, toast, and milk. That was her standard diet for the sick and the convalescent. It must have worked, since I always recuperated quickly. And, being a firm believer in wisdom of the ages, …

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Yoga, Meditation, and Health, a Robust Blend of Vitality

Yoga and meditation are some of the most transcendental terms used. These days, we have been noticing a lot of trendy things relating directly to these practices. Yet, these are not something that millennials on Instagram have made trendy. There is so much of individual research claiming that regular yoga …

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Bye, Bye Fat, Thank You Shape Up

Completing 18 long years since Shape Up Slimming Center launched a health movement in Kathmandu in the year 2002, Lima Adhikari, CEO of Shape Up Slimming Center, shared the story of how the venture became as successful as it is now. Before founding the fitness centre, Lima came from a …

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Somebody’s Food, Somebody’s Poison

  Many people exhibit chronic food sensitivity reactions to specific food antigens. Unlike the immediate effects of IgE-mediated allergy, IgG-mediated food sensitivity reactions may take several hours or days to appear. Controlled removal of the problem foods from the diet will, in many cases, lead to rapid improvement in the …

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Is Naturopathy All It’s ToUted To Be?

  Medical treatment has become ever more reliant on allopathy techniques to manage health related complications. However, many forget that medicine didn’t begin this way. Naturopathy is in line with traditional practices that have long been known to Asia and is now being preferred by a population looking to heal …

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The Ancient Art of Ayurveda

Ayurveda is often defined as a ‘cultural life science’, or a ‘culture-based health system’, and so one may not find everything on the subject as strictly codified as other sciences. That is not to say that there are no documents pertaining to this ancient science, but still, a lot of …

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The Keto Diet

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Low-carbohydrate diets were first introduced in medicine as the Atkins diet during the 1970s, where Dr. Robert Coleman Atkins (October 17, 1930 – April 17, 2003), an American physician and cardiologist, recommended a diet based primarily on fat and protein sources, and limited the carbohydrate intake only from vegetables. After …

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Eat Food not Nutrients

Jane Maxwell, 75, one of the writers of Where There Is No Doctor had been to Nepal two years ago and stayed with me for one month. She was very happy to have rice and vegetables and various lentils and other hot food morning and evening. She was surprised that …

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Acupuncture Gaining New Importance

Due to the alarming opioid crisis in America, doctors are increasingly looking towards non-pharmacologic ways to treat pain. Among the many methods available, such as massage therapy, spine manipulative therapy, music therapy, etc., acupuncture is considered to be at the forefront in managing chronic pain, especially lower back pain, knee …

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