Entries Tagged as 'Health'

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a classic viral marketing example that has to be studied by any one interested in marketing. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice on yourself to show your support to the spread the awareness about ALS. ALS stands for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s […]

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I came across this interesting TED talk about how a person named Max Little is attempting to make it easy for early detection of Parkinson’s Disease, by allowing people to make a phone call and take a three minute test. The website to go to for this is http://www.parkinsonsvoice.org . This test aims at collecting […]

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I have the habit of getting setting up my new year resolutions ahead of time. I just realized that it was time to think of my new year resolution and guess what, I have not changed my new year resolution for three consecutive years. This year again, it is ‘Get Fit and Stay Fit’. If […]

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My resolution for this year is also the same: Get Fit and Stay Fit. (I know I try to take my resolutions ahead of time). I remember writing a blog about this topic last year, to Get Fit and Stay Fit. I am not sure if the list of tasks recommended in the above link […]

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Went with my son for his semi-annual dental checkup and I learnt an interesting thing from his dentist. We are used to brushing our teeth once in the morning (I have the habit of doing it as soon as I wake up) and once before going to bed. The dentist gave a new suggestion that […]

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In the past few days, I have been living alone here and many people have curiously asked me how I am managing my food. While I try to explain to them the new food experiment I have started, the way I have changed my food habits and why, I felt it would be easier, if […]

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Determination and Courage

November 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Health

Every morning, on my way to the swimming pool, I pass through a hallway which has some interesting quotes. There are two of these which have always caught my attention: Determination and Courage – The quotes around these are memorable. I am not sure if the quality of the picture is good enough, but you […]

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This blog is on the topic of getting fit and staying fit. I would like to invite anyone reading this blog for an open challenge to see if you can get yourself fit before the end of the year, so that we can go into the new year and stay fit. Usually people come up […]

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While returning from my son’s weekly swimming class, we could not help notice a board at the swimming pool which had a chart with a map of calories burnt by activity for 30 minutes and also for 60 minutes. To make it easier to understand, I have separated the common activities into three types:

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Science Behind Sleep

August 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Health

I was trying to read up on the internet about what sleep is all about and how it impacts the human body, some of the facts that I came across were really good. Sleep is a key aspect of our life style and it determines how well we perform in our day to day activities. […]

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