After consumption: In first 10 minutes of, high amount of sugar enters the system. In next 20 mins, blood sugar rises high, liver responds and turns the excess sugar into fat, causing insulin resistance. In the next 40 minutes, BP rises high and liver starts pushing further sugar into bloodstream, specific receptors in brain get … More Soft drinks, all just in around 2 hrs!
In fact, water doesn’t have any magical strength of burning fat. Then, how does the body weight gets reduced by drinking water? The water, upon consumption, boosts metabolism rate and cleans body of waste and controls appetite. By not retaining the water, it helps reduce water-weight in the body. With all this place, weight is … More Natural weight loss with water
Indian women usually wear toe rings on the second toe. A vital nerve that’s present at this point is connected to heart via uterus. Wearing toe rings results in continuous massaging effect and keeps activating this nerve, and maintains the health of uterus by regulating blood flow to it, along with easing blood flow during … More Why should women wear toe rings?
The space between two eyebrows (Bhrumadhya) is a key nerve point of the human body and it’s the place where ‘Ajna Chakra’ lies. Applying kumkum/tilak results in activation of nerve and points at Bhrumadhya and also facilitates blood circulation to facial and other associated muscles. Master gland, pituitary gland, which controls biochemical processes of the … More Tilak, sandal paste and Vibuthi?
Namaskaaram (meaning is more than a formal way of greeting each other. Its spiritual basis makes it different from other ways of greeting. Namaskaram involves bringing hands together closely in front of chest, with palms and fingers (pointed upwards) of both the hands in contact, followed by a slight bow. When pressed, nerves in the … More Science behind ‘Namaskaram’
While many world-famous temples are located in India, the world’s biggest temple is located in Cambodia. With Lord Vishnu as main deity, Angkor Wat temple (originially as ‘Vrah VishnuLok’) is considered as the largest temple religious monument in the world and also as the heart and soul of Cambodia. Built by Suryavarman II of Khmer … More World’s biggest temple in Cambodia!
Did you ever heard of people using Sanskrit for their day-to-day communication in the present-day world? You need to know. There are five Indian villages, Mattur & Hosahalli from Karnataka; Jhiri, Mohad & Baghuar from Madhya Pradesh). From subject-oriented discussions to buying & selling things and chit-chatting with friends, people in these villages speak Sanskrit … More Sanskrit-speaking villages!
May might think of plastic surgery as a method that originated in 1900s. But, it’s not the case for India. The origin of plastic surgery dates back to ancient Indian Vedic civilization, more than 5000 years. Sushrutha Maharshi is described as the very first one to have performed and explained plastic surgery in detail. Sushrutha … More Plastic surgery, a 5k-yr old story!
River Gandaki in Nepal is home to many astonishing things. Gandaki is home to sacred stones called ‘Shalagramas’, which are considered as representation of Lord Vishnu. These are available in various shapes, carved naturally by a diamond-toothed insect called ‘Vajrakeeta’. This insect, with its teeth, cuts through the sacred stone and resides inside till its … More Sacred River of Secrets!
“Cow dung can absorb all the three rays: Alpha, Beta and Gamma,” say research studies. While alpha and beta rays fail after some level of penetration, gamma rays can penetrate deep into the human body and damage the vital tissues and organs. Gamma rays are the ones emitted out of nuclear reaction. Scientists suggest a … More Not just dung!
Suturing/sealing wounds (especially abdominal wounds, among others) using ants/termites has been very prevalent across regions like Asia (India), Africa, among others, mostly among primitive tribes. In the process, the edges of the wound are drawn closer and then, an ant/insect is allowed to bite along the borders of the wound, thus firmly securing the flesh … More The other side of ants