Now, a 'smart' shirt to keep you fit!
Now, a 'smart' shirt to keep you fit!

The 'smart shirt' can be connected to a smartphone and provide data on the health of the person wearing it.

Vaginal birth makes baby healthier, says study

Opting for a vaginal birth can make your baby healthier as researchers have found that this practice is beneficial for inter-generational transfer of the microbiome from mother to infant, which is crucial for the newborn to build strong immunity.

Healthy or sick? Tiny cell bubbles may hold answer

For decades scientists believed that the EV material released by some human cells -- which can only be seen through high-tech electron microscopes -- was nothing more than biological debris.

Victoria Beckham feels her `skinny` models are `healthy`
Victoria Beckham feels her `skinny` models are `healthy`

The former Spice Girl star came under fire on social media for her Spring/Summer 2016 show in September.

Eat healthy and properly: Alia Bhatt's fitness mantra
Eat healthy and properly: Alia Bhatt's fitness mantra

 The young and petite Alia Bhatt, who has flaunted her well-toned figure in a bikini in her upcoming movie "Shaandaar", says she ensures she eats properly.

The heights of fa(t)shion!

How do people even define the term 'fat'? Think about it. There are actually various versions of fat and all of them mixed up!  

Exercise helps flow of mysterious hormone in your blood

 An exercise-induced hormone does exists in humans, say scientists, adding that this hormone, called irisin, circulates in the blood at nanogram levels and increases during exercise.

Diversify your diet to stay healthy

The more diverse your diet, the better are your chances of staying healthy for long, says a study.

I believe in leading a healthy life: Manoj Bajpayee
I believe in leading a healthy life: Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee may not have hopped on the flaunt-your-six-pack bandwagon, but the veteran actor, who “believes in leading a healthy life”, says that fitness is “more about exercising daily and eating the right food".

Recipe: Greek Omlette
Recipe: Greek Omlette

Ingredients

2 teaspoons butter, divided

2 tablespoons onions, minced

1⁄4 cup tomatoes, seeded and chopped

1⁄4 cup spinach leaves, coarsely chopped (a few chopped basil leaves perks it up even more)

3⁄4 cup egg substitute (or 3 eggs)

Recipe: Sparkling Ginger Lemonade
Recipe: Sparkling Ginger Lemonade

Ingredients

2 cups water

1 cup honey

2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root

2 cups club soda, chilled

1 cup lemon juice

Method

In a small saucepan, bring the water, honey and ginger to a boil.

Indian-American scientist finds new way for kidney diagnosis

In a major success, an Indian-American scientist and his colleague have identified a new, less-invasive method to provide diagnostic information on kidney disease and its severity.

Recipe: Potato Salad
Recipe: Potato Salad

Ingredients

Recipe: Roasted Asparagus
Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

Ingredients

1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed

1-1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved

3 tablespoons pine nuts

3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

Recipe: Banana bread
Recipe: Banana bread

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup butter

1 cup sugar

2 eggs, beaten

4 bananas, finely crushed

1 and 1⁄2 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla

 

Method

Kill hunger desi style: Top 5 midnight sandwiches!
Kill hunger desi style: Top 5 midnight sandwiches!

By Dhriti Sharma

Hungry? Working late night? Well, the number of reasons for being up till late in the night varies from person to person but ways of curbing hunger become limited with the ever low stocks in the fridge.

Recipe: Creamed Mushrooms
Recipe: Creamed Mushrooms

Ingredients

lb mushroom (about 1 lb)

2 table spoons butter

1 onion, small, chopped

1 (12 ounce) container sour cream

2 table spoons fresh dill or 1 tablespoon dried dill

 

Method

As summer approaches, beware of your eating habits!

As summer approaches, here are some useful tips to keep you fit and healthy.

Recipe: Easy Drop Biscuits
Recipe: Easy Drop Biscuits

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled

1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 cup whole milk

Method