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Retired Mumbai professor paints her way to good health

Retired Mumbai professor paints her way to good health

 

Today, the retired professor of economics at K.J. Somaiya College of Arts & College here -- a frequent flyer to international conferences during her years in the academic fast lane -- has overcome her medical troubles and thrown away her tablets. All thanks to her passion for painting.

A rewarding but hectic four-decade-long academic career lef Read more...

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Benefits of gardening for senior people

It’s a given that growing your own organic veggies improves your diet; but access to fresh, unprocessed food right in your backyard isn’t the only reason gardening is good for you. A recently published analysis of scientific studies on how gardening impacts health has some fascinating insights into how digging in the dirt benefits your mind, body, and soul—not just your soil. Check out the benefits you can expect to reap when you sow some seeds.

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5 Reasons Elder People Need Pets

Pet cats, dogs, birds and fish may be the smallest members of our households, but they claim a big place in our hearts. Our furry, feathered and scaly friends provide unconditional companionship, regardless of our current employment status, physical ability or age.

 

"79% of pet owners find it comforting to be with their pet when things go wrong, and 91% feel very close to their pet...58% of pet owners said they got to know people and made friends through having Read more...

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5 Best places to visit in India after retirement

LIVE YOUR LIFE AND FORGET YOUR AGE

 

Taj Mahal

 

Standing majestically on the banks of River Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is synonymous to love and romance. The name "Taj Mahal" was derived from the name of Shah J Read more...

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Adult Health Facts

Eat Plenty of Fruits and Vegetables

 

 

You've probably heard it all your life—fruits, vegetables, and legumes are good for you, and it's important to eat them every day.

 

But it helps to know why. Fruits, vegetables, and legumes (dry beans and peas) may reduce the risk of several chronic diseases. Compared to people who eat few fruits, vegetables, and legumes, people who eat higher amounts as par Read more...

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