Posts Tagged ‘health’

Ageless: A Yogi’s Secrets to Long and Healthy Life by Sharath JoisT. Krishnamacharya, the father of modern yoga, lived a hundred years. His student the great Ashtanga master K. Pattabhi Jois, who taught celebrities like Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow, was 93 when he died. For the first time ever, Sharath Jois, the head...

We are delighted to announce that we will be publishing Ashtanga Guru Sharath Jois’s forthcoming book ‘Ageless – A yogi’s secrets to a long and healthy life.’ Sharath Jois Paramaguru Sharath Jois is the director of K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute – the birthplace of modern yoga. The institute was...

The very virtue of jackfruit, its heady sweetness, has won it the reputation of being a fattening or a sugary fruit. We would rather talk of blueberries and kiwi or say things like an apple a day…for health and weight loss. There is more prestige associated in taking exotic fruits than native ones. Bangladesh though...

The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a report attacking coconut oil: “Because coconut oil increases LDL cholesterol, a cause of CVD [cardiovascular disease], and has no known offsetting favorable effects, we advise against [its] use.” AHA’s Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease Advisory reviewed...

An excerpt from Swarga, Malayalam writer Ambikasutan Mangad's bestselling work based on the real-life endosulfan poisoning in Kerala