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Happy New Year

Wishing You All A Fruitful, Healthy, Happy, Wholesome And A Blessed New Year 2016 Take Care Swarnam

Top Parenting Tips For The Holiday Season

I work from home and the thought of holidays for kids sends shivers down my spine. But yet you are a mom and have to put a brave face in spite of unforeseen circumstances that life throws at you.
Like the other day the daughter spilling half a packet of soap powder on the floor or the son breaking the expensive tea set while doing his scientific experiments. Well, these are the day to day occurrences that do spice up your life. Positivity is the only thing that acts as a saving grace.
Well, I hope your kids are enjoying their holidays and you are having an adventurous time too.
So folks here are some creative ways to have a wonderful time with your kids. ·Making them read a lot of interesting stuff like fairy tales, science fiction and so on. They can exchange the story books with the neighbor’s kids to have a wider collection. ·Watch YouTube to learn about arts and crafts and practice them. ·Helping with the household chores ·Collecting things like stamps, stones, and dry flowers. ·Write sto…

Wishing You A Blessed Christmas 2015

We have come to the end of the year.   The joyous Christmas spirit is in the air. Here are some lovely and uplifting Christmas melodies. Have a splendid time of the year!

Enjoy these wonderful melodies. Have a Blessed Christmas!
Take care Swarnam

Fish Oil And Beige Cells Can Help You To Slim Down

Recently I started eating fish oil substitutes for general health. I am also a great fan of walking. But after this fish oil supplementation, I could see I was getting slim faster. And people even congratulated for my weight loss. I did not understand the reason nor did I ever think about fish oil.
But now a research study throws light upon this fact and gives an interesting twist to weight loss. It also talks about some new found beige cells in the body. Interested? Then join me as I traverse through this blog post.
Fish oil and Beige cells
Scientists have discovered that fish oil turns fat storage cells into fat-burning cells. Awesome is it not?
The researchers say that fish oil activates receptors in the digestive tract, boost the sympathetic nervous system and induces fat storage cells to utilize fat.
There are three types of cells in the body related to storage and metabolization of fats. 

The white cells, brown cells, and the newly found beige cells. The white cells store fat, but th…

The Secret Ingredient Of Parsley That Optimizes Brain Power

Parsley the wonder herb has a treasure trove of nutrients. Chopped fresh parsley contains the nutritional bounties such as vitamins A, C, K, folate, iron, copper, potassium, calcium, fiber, magnesium, and phosphorus.
Health Benefits of Parsley
Parsley promotes optimal health and is rich in antioxidants.
Boosts Brain Health
Brazilian researchers have found that parsley, thyme, chamomile and red pepper, enhances the neuron formation and strengthens the connections between the brain cells.
The researchers applied apigenin to human cells in a dish, and what a wonder they became neurons after 25 days. This phenomenon was not found in other cells without the substance.
The neurons made stronger connections which were sophisticated. Neuroscientist Stevens Rehen, the lead author, says that strong connections between neurons are crucial for brain function, memory consolidation, and learning.
The researchers say that apigenin binds to estrogen receptors which affect the plasticity, development, funct…

Splendid Holiday Gift Ideas from Stella&Dot

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The joyous season of giving and sharing is here. The year is about to come to an end. The celebrations are on and the festive spirit is in the air.
The preparation of this wonderful season is in full swing all over the globe. 
I hope you would have started all your Christmas preparation.
Gifting is the main theme of this wonderful season because God gave his only son as a gift to mankind.
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Gardening Could Even Prevent Recurrence of Cancer

Do you get me? We belong to nature you….I ….everyone on this beautiful planet. But I think we have gone far away from Mother Nature. The fast pace of modernization has made us forget our roots.
But new research study says that being with nature has some awesome health benefits. Interested? Then continue to read.
Growing HOPE
There is a beautiful urban garden in the middle of the Ohio State University. This is called the Growing HOPE. Now you might wonder what is so special about that.
The Growing HOPE project is a combination of evidence-based curriculum coupled with novel technology and a soul enriching environment.
This garden worked wonders on the health of cancer survivors. After 4 months into the project, the participants decreased their weight, non-HDL, fasting glucose and cholesterol.
There was a marked improvement in the physical activity and skin carotenoids.

The garden had rows of berries, kale and sweet peppers. How awesome is it not?
The survivors had access to all these fresh …

Cure For Type 2 Diabetes - Lose 1 gram of Pancreatic Fat

Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong condition. But a new study offers hope to those suffering from this disease. If you want to know more then read this post.
The pancreas makes a hormone called insulin, which help turn glucose into energy.
People with type 2 diabetes produce insulin but it is not utilized the way it should be and this condition is called insulin resistance.
Lose 1 gram of fat
Researchers from the New Castle University, UK have found that Type 2 diabetes can be reversed by losing just 1 gram of fat through weight loss. Amazing is it not?
This is specific to this condition says the researchers. If you suffer from Type 2 diabetes you should lose weight. So the excess fat from your pancreas is drained off. They begin to function normally. 
This can be done by calorie restriction achieved by diet or through an operation.
The interesting point to note here according to the researchers is that, regardless of your present body weight and how much you lose weight. The critical factor in r…