Health and Beauty, Skin Care /Beauty

Glutathione for Glowing Skin

Glutathione is one of the body’s most important  antioxidants. 

Antioxidants are substances that reduce oxidative stress by combating free radicals in the body.

While most antioxidants are found in the foods you eat, glutathione is produced by your body. 

It is primarily made up of three amino acids: glutamine, glycine and cysteine.

There are a number of reasons why your body’s glutathione level may become depleted, including poor diet, chronic disease, infection and constant stress. Continue reading “Glutathione for Glowing Skin”

Travel

Ideal weekend staycation

MY IDEA OF  IDEAL WEEKEND STAYCATION

I paid a visit this weekend to Imagica Khopoli’s Novotel hotel which is a scenic monsoon escapade and a perfect choice for an ideal weekend staycation.

Staycation
Novotel Imagica

Novotel Imagica is located within close proximity to India’s premier theme parks of Imagica, Water Park and Snow Park.

It therefore is an ideal for family holidays and for those seeking to relax and rejuvenate away from the bustling city life.

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It is Owned by the Adlabs Group and managed by AccorHotels, the hotel is easily accessible via the Mumbai Pune Expressway. Continue reading “Ideal weekend staycation”

Health & Wellness

Best ways to boost your metabolism

5 Best ways to boost your metabolism

Your metabolic rate definitely decreases as your age progresses.

That is why gaining weight at a rapid rate is the most common complaint once the clock hits 30.

You will be adviced to do everything from ingesting an herb to drinking a metabolism boosting tea.

Having a high metabolism makes you feel better and energetic.

Weight loss

For all those who are genuinely curious and would like to know how to keep the metabolism active I would like to share few scientifically proven methods to keep your body grooving.

1. Standing tall:

Yes,simply standing !!!

Did you expect the first point to be as simple as this?

Just by replacing sitting with standing at work or at home we can burn a lot of extra calories as much as 175 cal per day.

By remaining standing we are actually forcing a body to work a little bit harder which helps in overall boosting your metabolic rate.

2. Intake of liquids like water and green tea:

A lot of beneficial days like green tea and oolong tea have been proven to increase your metabolic rate by 4 to 5%.

I would advise you to buy a large pitcher wherein you can make 4 to 5 cups of green tea which suffices you for the entire day.

Also detox bottles will make your work simple when it comes to intake of more water.

Drinking all of water has money health benefits and positive impact on metabolic rate overall.

Also , drinking more water will help you reduce the intake of sodas, sugary drinks, tea, coffee and juices.

Not to forget, water makes you more full and we will feel less hungry and eventually eat smaller meal portions.

3. Protein packed meals:

Eating protein rich meals makes you feel fuller and also prevents you from overeating. So eating more protein is directly related to high Metabolism.

It is a win-win situation because it helps you eat less.

4. Heavy workouts:

One of the best ways to increase your metabolic rate is high intensity interval training workouts which provides very intense bursts of activity.

It Has proven to successfully burn a lot of fat and boost your metabolic rate.

Also, lifting weights help you retain muscles.

You can look up for weight lifting exercises online to incorporate it into your workout.

5. Nothing like 8 hours of sleep:

When we get less sleep, our body tends to sustain increased blood sugar level insulin resistance and makes us feel more hungry.

That is one of the reasons we usually crave junk food late evening.

So lack of sleep is one of the main factors of tonic health conditions and could lead to obesity and diabetes too.

An easy way to avoid it is to brush your teeth after having an early dinner so that you are not tempted to have anything else after that.

It is not difficult but just minor lifestyle changes to be incorporated in your routine which will help you increase metabolism.

To keep of extra weight and to lose excess weight, good metabolism is a must.

It also makes you feel more energetic and productive.

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Health & Wellness

Relaxing after a stressful day

Ways for relaxing after a stressful day.

Working woman is not a term any more.

All of us work and it is hard for some of us to leave the work at the office.

We are constantly dealing with 60 thoughts per minute ranging all from family, work to personal issues.

Of course there is no success without hard work and commitment. But this motto can be very little space and room to breathe.

I can’t stress enough the importance of unwinding yourself in between all the work and chaos as no work is worth losing yourself.

So scroll down as I share few easy ways to unwind and relaxing after a stressful day.

👉🏻 Change your clothes and thoughts:

As soon as you get home just get into your pajamas your safety blanket and try to feel relax and as comfortable as possible as this is the core for relaxing after a stressful day.

You’re close automatically have an impact on your brains and that’s why it is important to shed away your office clothes to feel that liberation and of course comfort.

This is the easiest way to release your inner carefree spirit.

Relaxing

👉🏻 What happens in office stays in office:

It is extremely important to strike a fine balance between personal life and work life.

Therefore it is essential to leave the office work in the office.

Your home is your relaxing place to unwind after a stressful day.

In short what we need to do is allow ourselves to be more than just your job title.

Once you are at home avoid attending all the work calls and checking emails constantly.

Also, if possible try to invest in a different work phone to make this task easier. Continue reading “Relaxing after a stressful day”

Lifestyle

Historic events that shaped up Mumbai city

HISTORY OF MUMBAI CITY

Mumbai is often referred to as the city of dreams. This rightly said, as millions have made their way to this city to make their dreams come true.

Originally, made up of seven islands, Mumbai’s rise into a megacity is a story that traces back to medieval times. From its medieval origins to the colonial era and finally the Samyukta Maharashtra movement, Mumbai’s past is dotted with many critical events that shaped the journey of this city and the country.

While there have been quite a few books, movies and series that have depicted the history of this metropolis (ZEE5’s Hutatma is the latest in the list of adaptations), many are still unaware of how seven islands off the coast of Maharashtra became Mumbai city. Hence, in this article, we shall trace back the historic events that shaped up the city.

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The Early Days and Arrival of Mauryas

Now, if we really were to trace the origins of Mumbai, human presence has been there on the islands since the Stone Age. Due to its strategic position as coastal region with natural harbours, Mumbai developed strong trade ties with merchants from Egypt and Persia, in particular. But then, the islands came under the Mauryan Empire and further came into prominence. On conquering the region, the Mauryas made the islands a centre for Buddhist culture with many temples created in the 3rd century B.C. Continue reading “Historic events that shaped up Mumbai city”