Year: 2011

Seven Dead Serious Sutras To Living

You know a Sunday is well-spent when some brilliant speakers are generous enough to impart knowledge that you can actually incorporate into your life. My morning was spent attending a seminar where Zubin Zarthoshtimanesh, a senior teacher of BKS Iyengar yoga, and Dr Dilip Nadkarni, renowned orthopaedic surgeon, came together to share tidbits of wisdom […]

Why Yoga?

Yoga is learning to come back to you. It’s finding your limits, expanding your boundaries, and being able to truly relax into who you are. Continued practice of yoga brings medium to long term rewards for the body mind. Most practitioners start practice either in restless or hyperactive state of mind, or in a lazy […]

Vitamin B12: Our Slim Agent

Eat fresh food every morning, have yogurt daily, drink adequate water and work on getting good, restful sleep. Gorge on junk food and work it off on the treadmill the next day? Party till the wee hours and wake up tired, groggy and sluggish? Drink alcohol and need coffee to beat the hangover? If you […]

Hemanth Rutu

You must have noticed sudden increase in your body’s energy. Your body must be telling you it feels good to be active. You must have experienced feeling more hungry, well only if you are connected with your tummy:-)) These are the signs of good immune system especially during Hemanth Rutu, winter which is going on; […]

Mumbai Street Food

Spare a thought to the over looked benefits of street food – Look what Rujuta Diwekar has to say about it….amazing nutrients! Banana: Potassium, fibre and phytonutrients to help body thermo regulate or to keep body cool in warm climate High stress jobs increase sugar cravings makes you prone to obesity. Potassium keeps the blood […]

Exercise – Non negotiable

Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar Says, Everybody seems to be in this mad rush to lose weight for New Year’s and squeeze into some little black dress or trousers. I really wonder why! I know it is this kind of quick fix that keeps the weight loss industry alive and allows me a pay packet. Nevertheless, I […]

Signs of Perfection in Hatha Yoga

  According to the ancient text book s of yoga, “Perfection of hatha yoga is achieved when there is leanness of the body, tranquil countenance, manifestation of the inner sound, clear eyes, diseaselessness, control of bindu (semen/ova), active digestive fire and purification of nadis. Hatha Yoga Pradipika II:78 In simple words, when the body becomes […]

Happy Diwali

WISH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY HAPPY DIWALI Rujuta Diwekar, Nutritionist, Says, Diwali is the time when even the smartest of us will put the body through a mindless routine of fasting and feasting. What’s worse? We fast during the day, when the body is completely capable of digesting and absorbing, and feast when all that […]

Mantras

OPENING PRAYERS OM SAHA NAVATU SAHA NAU BHUNAKTU SAHA VIRYAM KARAVAVAHAI TEJASVINAVADHITAMASTU MA VIDVISAVAHAI OM SANTIH SANTIH SANTIH MAHAMRITYUNJAYA MANTRA (11 TIMES) OM TRAYAMBAKAM YAJAAMAHE SUGANDHIM PUSHTIVARDHANAM URVAARUKAMIVA BANDHANAAT MRITYORMUKSHEEYA MAAMRITAT GAYATRI MANTRA (11 TIMES) OM BHUR BHUVAH SWAHA TAT SAVITUR VARENYAM BHARGO DEVASYA DHEEMAHI DHIYO YO NAH PRACHODAYAAT 32 NAMES OF DURGA (03 TIMES) […]

Mind your body That Plastic Smile Won’t Do!

This is the latest article in times outlook where nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar speaks Plastic pollutes the adult body too but is more damaging to children You want to give your children the very best, so you buy them fancy lunchboxes and make sure they drink bottled mineral water. You buy their vegetables, fruits, dals and […]