The Bhagavad Gita is a 700-verse Hindu scripture, part of the Mahabharata, presenting a dialogue between Prince Arjuna and his guide Krishna on the battlefield. It’s a philosophical guide offering insights on duty (Dharma), ethics, and living a fulfilling life. The Gita addresses life’s challenges, advocating for right action without attachment, mindfulness, and the pursuit of self-realization. The Gita provides practical wisdom for moral living and spiritual guidance, remaining relevant across time and cultures.
Sankranti and Pongal are vibrant harvest celebrations in India. Makar Sankranti signifies the sun’s transition into Capricorn and is celebrated with kite-flying competitions in Gujarat, while Lohri in Punjab is marked by bonfires and traditional dances. In Andhra Pradesh, Sankranti is a three-day celebration, and Pongal in Tamil Nadu involves four days of festivities, including the preparation of special dishes symbolizing prosperity.
This is the starting point for a series of posts dedicated to the health of the Indian diaspora. Join us as we travel along to find out the secrets of well-being through articles on the nourishing benefits of traditional foods, insights into the rise of lifestyle diseases, and actionable tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. […]
India, with its rich culinary heritage, has seen its diet evolve dramatically over the years. Let’s explore how modern diets in India compare to the more traditional ones, the impact these changes have had on overall health, and how simple dietary shifts can pave the way for healthier lives and brighter genetic legacies for both […]
In a remarkable lab study, the addition of leafy green vegetables to the diet improved health, reversing disease and even influencing the genetic legacy of future generations. Explore how this groundbreaking experiment shows the power of simple food choices in shaping our genes.
Delve into the link between British colonialism and diabetes in India. Learn how historical famines and genetic adaptations have shaped the region’s health
Things Desis Do! Desis do a lot of things, don’t they, which are very normal for desis. But folks from different regions do the same things differently and that’s even kind of confusing too! And things are done a lot differently from elsewhere in the world. Do you wonder why desis (or Indians) do somethings […]
Curious about protein intake? Let’s delve into the facts. Learn about protein needs, myths, and diverse sources in this short guide.
Discover the pros and cons of the Food Pyramid and MyPlate, two iconic nutrition guides. Plus, find practical tips for making informed choices about your health.
Navaratri, a nine-night celebration of devotion and cultural diversity, takes on unique flavors in different regions of India. And there are more festivals too! Join us on a journey through stories of deities, regional customs, and the mouthwatering delights that make this festival truly special.