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Blue tea can help you look young, stay healthy and fight depression

While a lot is known about green tea and black tea, there are not many who know about the benefits of blue tea. This variant is tasty and has plenty of health benefits as well. Kausshal Dugarr, founder and CEO of Teabox.com, and Tea expert Rishav Kanoi, founder of The Tea Trove, list some health benefits of blue tea: Antioxidant properties: One of the benefits of drinking blue tea is […]

Japan killed 330 whales for 'research' in 2017/18, 122 were pregnant: Report

Japan reported killed at least 333 minke whales in 2017/18 for research-related purposes, according to a report released by the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Of these, 122 were reportedly pregnant when they were hunted down. The IWC has said that two vessels were fitted with whaling canons, which fire spears at high velocity, and sent out to hunt whales. It is alleged that the canons were also equipped with grenades. […]

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Top 10 Effective Tips To Quit Smoking For Good!

Tobacco is considered to be one of the most important avoidable lifestyle related cause of cancer in the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco use kills nearly six million people worldwide each year. It is also estimated that there were 100 million premature deaths due to tobacco in the 20th century, globally. If the trends in tobacco consumption continue, the number is expected to rise to one […]

Amazing Strawberry Health Benefits

One of the most vibrant and beautiful-looking fruits found in nature, strawberry is not only immensely delicious, but also loaded with various health benefiting properties. Its plump red appearance makes it appetising and the black dots on it add to its nutritional value. According to the book ‘Healing Foods’ by DK Publishing, strawberries have heart-healthy properties, benefit digestive system, and are the only fruit to have seeds – a source […]

5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design. Think of the constant stream of notifications, color schemes in apps and all the “likes,” followers and in-game trophies. Our phones and apps are designed to give us short-term, feel-good rewards, so we’ll use them longer — at the […]

Divinity does everything purposelessly

There is a very wonderful true-life story, which happened during World War II in the ill-famed German concentration camp, Auschwitz. Every day numbers were called out, and people were led to the extermination area. If your number was called today, you were going to be shot and buried en masse. There was a man whose number was called and he was terrified. There was a Christian missionary, young and healthy, […]

Deadly Nipah virus kills 6 in Kerala: Spot the symptoms, protect yourself

Kerala’s Kozhikode district has been affected by the deadly Nipah virus that has claimed six lives, according to Kozhikode district collector, while eight others have been kept under strict observation. The World Health Organization has reportedly said that there is no vaccine available to fight the virus, however, the Central government assured full support to the Kerala government. “We are closely monitoring the situation. I have also dispatched a Central […]

Top 5 Summer Destinations Around Bangalore Within 100 Km

Even though Bangalore has converted into a hi-tech city with all the modern facilities over a period of time, the beauty of its heavenly surroundings is still intact. The presence of several hill stations and summer destinations around Bangalore certainly prove the fact. If you are looking to spend your next weekend amidst a calm, composed and cool atmosphere, then you must plan a trip to the following summer destinations […]

Benefits of Ginger Water on an Empty Stomach

Ginger, the root of the Zingiber officinale plant, originated in Asia and has been used as a spice and herbal medicine for thousands of years. Ginger water, or ginger tea, is made by boiling fresh ginger root in water, then cooling and straining the liquid. Although it’s most often considered a treatment for digestive discomfort, ginger may hold the key to numerous health benefits. Here are health benefits of ginger […]

Home Remedies for Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds, medically known as epistaxes, are a very common problem. The inner nose is full of tiny blood vessels and is one of the most sensitive parts of the body. When these vessels get disturbed, blood starts flowing from the nostril, or sometimes both nostrils. The bleeding can be light or heavy and can last from a few seconds to more than 10 minutes. At times, symptoms like dizziness, weakness, […]