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Find yourself in this tale of Joan, a Nursing Officer from the US Army, as she travels across geographies and entwines herself in the rich culture of a land not her own.This is the story where she finds the elusive peace and solace through the people of this land, whose native intelligence make it simple and natural.It is a story of people trying to find a purpose to pursue as they realise that they possibly are trying to fill emptiness with emptiness.It is a story of people who realise, with Joan, that the pursuit of fitness can encompass and embody every kind of a purpose one needs in life.It could be your story too. If fitness is your supreme purpose, all the dreams you want to come true become incidental.
This is a book that draws on years of study and teaching experience to provide an insight into the muscular movements involved in yoga practice. Dr Shashirekha CK, internationally recognized teacher of yoga anatomy and Ayurveda, has created the ultimate reference for yoga practitioners, instructors and enthusiasts alike.Discover a simple and easy understanding of the anatomical perspective of kinetic movement in yoga asanas.Learn to achieve excellent strength in musculoskeletal tissues using clear and safe instructions, preparatory poses and expert guidance on a balanced diet.Read about asana practice and digestive health.Understand yoga therapy.Don’t stop at yoga; get a wholesome understanding of the Yoga Body Anatomy.
Lots of people suffer from disease and as a human being I find myself very concerned. This book is an attempt to convince readers that diseases can be avoided through sustainable efforts within our own reach. The only condition is that you believe in yourself and dedicate yourself to your health. Doing so is in our own interest as everybody wants to live a long life without any health problems. There are two major tools which can help you accomplish this mission – yoga and diet. Come join this movement and practice healthy living.
Food is medicine; Food is poisonFood is medicine if taken in the prescribed quantities at prescribed timings. Food provides the life force energy known as “ Prana “ which sustains life in a body. Different kinds of food enhances your physical and mental health. Certain types of food enrich your vital energy while some others strengthen your teeth and bones, smoothen your skin, and some would boost your intelligence.Food if consumed irregularly, indifferently, and at untimely hours can also become poison. Improper food intake causes a negative effect on our body. So just think before you eat. Do you want to eat medicine or poison? Food shapes your character. According to the three different Gunas, food can be classified as Satvic, Rajasic and Tamasic. Depending on this, your th...
Life and death are the two important phases of our lives. The transition from young to old takes place automatically but in different phases. We sometimes feel it, face it and many times we have to pay dearly for being ignorant of what is happening to our body, what we need to do and when. This book brings to you a wealth of information on what you must know to live a long happy life.
A renowned Cardiac Surgeon talks about the pitfalls in the field of medicine, nutrition, and fitness. He takes you on a tour through the world of fitness, logically and eloquently elucidating the various factors that lead to obesity and other lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and hypothyroidism.The author explains how these conditions develop, how they can be prevented, and how they can be reversed most of the time. He has also developed new techniques to achieve fat loss and muscle gain in the shortest possible time without the use of steroids.
“We all need at least 2 hours of deep sleep per night.” We do not get it if our nose is blocked! Why is the nose blocked at night? What is sinusitis? What is CSF Rhinorrhoea? Why do we get snoring? Is discharge from the nose dangerous? An introduction to Ear, Nose and Throat ailments.
Have you recently made one of these choices? Planned to start exercise next year, as there is no available time right now Decided to follow your diet plan after festival season, as you eat a lot in holidays Took walks instead of hiring a trainer, as you have already spent too much on vacations Do these thoughts cross your mind to achieve a healthy and fit body? Give me a shortcut so that I don’t have to work too hard I get bored of going everyday to the gym I eat natural food and don’t have any vices, so why bother? If the answer is yes, then you are one of us who have been guilty of not taking care of our fitness and health, giving one excuse or the other, and have ended up losing stakes of wealth and success to a fitter and healthier competitor. This book captures the way by w...
Health, Hygiene and Nutrition - 3 Tiers of a Good Living brings forth information regarding how to maintain good health by living in a healthy, hygienic environment as well as assuring you have nutritious food. To be able to keep a track of all these, one first has to be knowledgeable and then practice them in everyday life. It will be immensely valuable for you and your family.Please remember that for good health and of course a disease-free life, you may need vaccination and immunization in your early years, as well as booster shots during your adolescent and adult life. I am sure you know that a happy mind lives in a healthy body. Without a peaceful and happy mind, our brain does not function appropriately, and we become restless, make mistakes and have to pay for that dearly. Therefore...
Stressed?Take a deep breath!But what is the science behind the connection between breathing and stress?How can regulated breathing help you prevent Alzheimer’s disease or cancer?In this seminal work, Sundar Balasubramanian has documented the scientific basis of yoga breathing techniques from an ancient literature called Thirumanthiram. He describes the importance of salivary biochemicals for a long healthy life.
Fight against polio is successfully concluded in India and many countries across the world. The battle against eradication of disability from clubfoot is just begun and we will win only if compulsory and complete treatment is given to over 220,000 children born with clubfoot in the developing world every year.A world free of disability from clubfoot is possible when Ponseti method of clubfoot treatment reaches every child born with clubfoot successfully. Myths and misunderstanding leaves thousands of children untreated. Just getting the foot in normal corrected position using plaster casting is not sufficient to save children from lifetime disability. It is very important to maintain the corrected foot for five years with the right foot abduction brace to prevent relapse. Content of this b...
Maria thought she knew everything about her disease, PCOS.Until she read more…Everything you were concerned about…Why your hormones go haywire?Why any diet regimen or those extra bucks in the gym are not working on you?Why you get disappointed when you have your periods?What went wrong?Why you can’t make babies?This book is about all of it and more!Would you like to know how you can regain control of your life and over your disease?
Dietary and lifestyle shifts have taken place in our society that occurred at a faster rate than the human genome can adopt. These dietary changes have adversely affected the health that resulted in a multitude of chronic life threatening diseases such as cardiovascular, diabetes, hypertension and cancer in our society today. In order to prevent and reduce the growing incidence of such chronic diseases, nutritional scientists developed the concept of functional and super foods. The nutraceutical compounds responsible for these qualities have existed for tens of thousands of years in the plants. By reading this book the readers will understand the cause for developing these dreadful diseases and the ways and means to prevent them.