Category Archives: Fitness

  • If you’ve been exercising and dieting at the same time hoping to lose weight, you can now take your pick and choose to do only one.   According to new research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, dieting alone is as effective as dieting plus exercise. The key is in the calories and the study shows that calories can be lost effectively by either dietary......
  • I remember reading about Japan’s leading beauty expert, Chizu Saeki launching her book The Japanese Skincare Revolution, which includes a collection of unconventional skincare tips such as wearing a shower cap over your face and thinking about sexy men. I had made a mental note to check out her book when I have time but till now, I haven’t got down to that. But I was happy to ha......
  • If you’re into beauty inside out, then you have to subscribe to Vital Juice Daily, a new free daily email with simple tips on nutrition, beauty, wellness, fitness, green living and even social responsibility.  Like I was really happy to learn that sushi, not milk, may be my best source of calcium because sea vegetables and seaweed are higher in vitamins and minerals than all other veg......
  • Sandalwood is a fragrant wood from a tree called Santalum Album. Characteristically, it is fine-grained, heavy and pale yellow in color. This tree mostly grows in the Indian sub-continent. Similar trees of the same plant family are found in Australia as well. Sandalwood powder and its essential oil are used in beauty treatments and various other household products and cosmetics like incense......
  • Many of you know I am a beauty gadget enthusiast, going by the various interesting and innovative tools I’ve reviewed here. Today, I am going to unveil another one and it is so bizarre, it’s gonna make me sound like, and absolutely look like, a loony. But loony or not, I have Real Madrid mega football star, Cristano Ronaldo, for company and that my friend, just catapulted me to ......
  • You can say sagging skin and droopy face are part of life’s natural progression. As we advance in years, our skin loses collagen and elastin. With the loss of fat and volume, our face also becomes less rounded and the jawline begins drooping, showing the first signs of jowls. It doesn’t help that the constant downward pull of gravity 24/7 also causes other parts of our face to s......