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From the editor
BPositive welcomes its readers to another sweltering month, May, till the monsoons arrive! Humidity, thunderstorms, dust storms, you’re going to witness it all! Till then, let us celebrate good health and happiness by observing important health days such as World No Tobacco Day on the 31st of May and the International Family Day mid May!
They say there is no smoke without fire, and what if the fire is right inside your body. All the tobacco you are smoking could be burning down your insides. We have lined up a set of articles to inform you on how tobacco could be denting your beautiful smile and why your airways are getting blocked. A word of advice to expecting mothers - don’t torture your child even before they enter the world. Do them a favour, quit smoking! Keeping in mind the wellbeing of your unborn, we also bring in the latest on foetal echocardiography.
Medical science is growing by leaps and bounds, and is making sure that you stand upright in life. Article on Knee Pain Management Made Easy explains how to make your joints stronger without any bone cuts. And finally, always remember to consult a doctor when you are in doubt regarding diseases. Never follow or spread hearsay, especially when it is regarding deadly diseases such as cancer.
Score high on heart health by eating important spices to keep the heart pumping! More for a healthy happy heart are yoga asanas to strengthen blood vessels and making healthy choices by cutting down on bad fat. Spelling the importance of celebrating world family day is an insight into the role of genes in the development of obesity and how to curb its incidence by making simple lifestyle changes.
Take the plunge, swim to fitness this season, say the fitness coaches! More importantly, never forget the warm up and cool down during any workout session! Did you know that stretches and warm ups help burn significant amount of calories too? Beauty experts say better hair can start with a meal – eat more fish for beautiful hair! And for that annoying headache, relax and spend the day at a spa getting a head massage, or for that matter, just pack off to the beaches for fun and adventure.
For the men, there is much to decode! Know when the lady sees red and more on gym and bar secrets revealed! And the most awaited section of the magazine is our cover celeb for the month – Anoushka Shankar – Music does not intrigue her alone; filmmaking, acting and writing fascinate her just as much. “At the end of the day, it’s all about balance,” she says!
Stay Fit! Eat Healthy!