health and wellness

Britannia may go for 6 percent overall price hike


December 17th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Britannia Industries, India's largest biscuits and bakery company, Saturday indicated that it may raise prices of its products due to soaring distribution and raw materials costs, ... Read more...

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Tata Global Beverages to enter nourishing foods sector: Ratan Tata


August 30th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages is focused on growing globally and will in the near future enter the field of nourishing foods, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata said ... Read more...

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Wondering what to gift your sister this Rakhi?


August 12th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The gift of good health and wellness, gizmos and gadgets, apparels and accessories or good old cash - what is it that you're planning to ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to visit South Africa, Botswana


June 4th, 2011 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) US first lady Michelle Obama will visit South Africa and Botswana later this month to continue her work with young people, the White House said.Michelle's ... Read more...

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Women smokers, hit the gym to curb nicotine craving


May 20th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Ladies, addicted to smoking? Well, hitting the gym may just be your solution.Moderate exercise can help women smokers curb their nicotine cravings, but only for ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin once promoted breastfeeding like Michelle Obama


February 19th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Sarah Palin, who recently mocked Michelle Obama for her breastfeeding campaign during an appearance on Long Island, once encouraged women to do the same thing.After saying that ... Read more...

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Nepal business group plans 30 hotels in Asia


February 18th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 18 (IANS) One of Nepal's oldest and best known industrial houses has targeted neighbour India for rapid expansion in the hospitality industry, planning to build and run 30 ... Read more...

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Physical education to gain more importance in CBSE schools


November 3rd, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.3 (ANI): The physical education is all set to gain more importance in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) run schools.Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made it ... Read more...

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After exposing celebs, Perez Hilton to write on fitness


October 9th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): The man who exposed Britney Spears' uncensored private parts, Perez Hilton, has now entered the arena of advising how to keep up the toned body.Perez has come ... Read more...

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Obese workers cost more to the company than medical expenditure


October 9th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 09 (ANI): A study has shown that total loss of job productivity due to absenteeism of obese people at workplace is more than their medical expenditure.A Duke University obesity researcher ... Read more...

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Ben and Jerry finally admit that their ice-cream isn’t ‘all natural’


September 28th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ben & Jerry will remove the label "all natural" from their ice cream products because their products contain non-natural ingredients as well.The issue was first raised eight years ... Read more...

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Chicago’s Namaste Charter School starts day with yoga


July 12th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 12 (ANI): Namaste Charter School, a public charter school in Chicago (USA), reportedly starts each morning with yoga.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, while applauding this School for its efforts ... Read more...

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Cleanliness next to Godliness: Aamir Khan


April 28th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): India is not exactly renowned for being a clean nation. In fact, we to some extent also lack civic sense. Garbage strewn on roads, gutters overflowing ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan is sanitation ambassador, mobbed by students (Lead)


April 27th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan was Tuesday appointed sanitation brand ambassador to promote cleanliness in all Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools across India - but ... Read more...

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All CBSE schools to have health and wellness clubs


April 27th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India is planning to set up a health and wellness club in all the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools across the country to promote safe ... Read more...

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Nestle partners five varsities to better girl health


April 7th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Chocolate and readymade food manufacturer Nestle India Wednesday joined hands with five Indian universities and launched a programme to increase "nutrition awareness" among adolescent girls in villages. After ... Read more...

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Kareena Kapoor gives nutrition tips


February 25th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): For someone who has nearly starved themselves to get a "size zero' figure, Kareena Kapoor, certainly doesn't seem to be the right spokesperson for a newly ... Read more...

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Colonic Therapy Gains Popularity


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Colonic has become quite popular in the recent days since the news spread regarding Tsila Trager- who got associated with the Wellness Centers. Tsila Trager is ... Read more...

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Star trainer Jillian Michaels sued over a diet supplement


February 13th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trainer of the celebrities – Jillian Michaels has been sued over a diet supplement. However she didn’t take things lying down, and has instead ... Read more...

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Interactive video games becoming health and wellness tools


November 14th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has shown that advanced interactive games are fast becoming health and wellness tools.According to the November issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter, researchers found that ... Read more...

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Kerala conducts tourism road shows in Scandinavia


November 5th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 (IANS) Kerala believes Scandinavian nations are among the biggest sources of tourists to the state, and has sent one of the largest travel delegations on a roadshow to the ... Read more...

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PepsiCo names Indian-born Kumar president of Quaker Foods (Lead)


October 6th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 6 (IANS) Food and beverages giant PepsiCo has named Indian-born senior executive Jaya Kumar as president of its $2-billion Quaker Foods and Snacks division. Kumar will lead the division that ... Read more...

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Modicare reinvents itself, launches 30 new products


September 25th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Direct selling company Modicare that is on a revamping mode launched 30 products across six categories here Friday. "There was a time when our company was not doing ... Read more...

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Indian wellness in vogue in top global spas (With Image)


June 14th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Suvendu Banerjee Bangkok, June 14 (IANS) Ayurveda-based treatments are getting popular in most of the top spas across the globe. Now another traditional Indian system 'vastu' - which believes positive energy emanates ... Read more...

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Consumer values are changing, says study


May 14th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Kelkheim (Germany), May 14 (DPA) In future consumers will consider issues such as health and the environment more seriously when buying products, a German study has found. Consumers will be more interested in ... Read more...

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Femina Miss India finalists make a splash at Lavasa


March 30th, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, March 29, 2009: It was a day of adventure, fun and frolic for the 20 glamorous finalists of the Femina Miss India pageant, selected across all the major cities in ... Read more...

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Nobel laureate Mohammad Yunus visits Manipal Cure and Care centre in Bangalore


August 20th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, August 20 (ANI/Business Wire India): Manipal Cure and Care (MCC) was graced by the presence of Muhammad Yunus, the Noble Peace Prize awardee of 2006 accompanied by Vidar Jorgensen - ... Read more...

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Phone counselling study highlights mind-body connection for surviving cancer


April 23rd, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A new study conducted at the University of California, Irvine has revealed that telephone-counselling may not only be effective in improving the quality of life for cervical ... Read more...

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Manipal Cure and Care to launch in Mumbai in May


April 4th, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 04 (ANI/Business Wire India): Manipal Cure and Care [MCC], country's first health and wellness centre, today announced its plans to launch its operations in Mumbai in May with the ... Read more...

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Study details how probiotics affect metabolism


January 16th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 16(ANI): Indian scientist Dr. Sunil Kochhar along with a team from Imperial College London has found that Probiotics, such as yoghurt drinks, containing live bacteria, can have a significant effect ... Read more...

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