What sort of tired are you?

Diet and lifestyle play a hugely important part in enhancing or depleting energy levels, but what sort of tired are you? Understanding the weak points in your physical and mental energy is an important first step in identifying the diet and lifestyle strategies that might work best for you. There are any number of reasons why you […]

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What ails higher education in India?

Unlike the school sector, where access is almost universal, the gross enrolment ratio (GER) in higher education is 24.5—meaning out of every 100 youths eligible for higher education, less than 25 are pursuing tertiary education. Photo: Hindustan Times In October, Prime Minister Narendra Modi rued the state of higher education in India, especially its poor […]

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What the future holds for fitness technology

Swarms of drones follow you while you run, recording video of your workout. Sensors hidden in your T-shirt track your heart rate and how many calories you’re burning. Your sunglasses log your miles and respond when you ask, “How’s my pace?” No, you and those sci-fi gadgets aren’t starring in the next action-packed Marvel flick. […]

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Here’s what happens when you stop having milk

Here’s how giving up milk will help you   As Indians, we love cow’s milk. We have grown up with our adults constantly enlightening us with many false facts about milk. The bigger question to answer is: Is milk everything it promises to be? Will our skin become ‘fair’ if we drink it twice? Will […]

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What You Should Know About the Pro-Vegan Netflix Film ‘What the Health’

The recent pro-vegan Netflix documentary, What the Health, is under fire from nutrition experts. The film, which is co-directed by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn—the creators of another Netflix documentary, Cowspiracy—and co-produced by actor Joaquin Phoenix, is being criticized by some health professionals for exaggerating weak data and misrepresenting science to promote a diet that avoids all animal foods. TIME fact-checked the film. […]

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