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Indo-Swiss Bilateral Meeting Concluded at Geneva on Sidelines of World Health Assembly

From http://www.jagranjosh.com/current-affairs/indoswiss-bilateral-meeting-concluded-at-geneva-on-sidelines-of-world-health-assembly-1369117412-1 

A bilateral meeting between Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, India, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Minister of Health Switzerland, Alain Berset, was…

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Added by Shakti Saran on May 21, 2013 at 4:14pm — No Comments

What and How is HIV (AIDS) spread? - Health Fitness India

From http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/basic/index.htm 

HIV is spread primarily by:

  • Not using a condom when having sex with a person who has HIV. All unprotected sex with someone who has HIV contains some risk. However:
    • Unprotected anal sex is riskier than unprotected vaginal sex.
    • Among men who have sex with other men, unprotected receptive anal sex is riskier than unprotected…
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Added by Shakti Saran on April 18, 2013 at 2:27am — No Comments

World Health Day - 7 April - World Health Organization (WHO) - 2013 - High Blood Pressure

World Health Day

is celebrated on 7 April

to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948.

The theme for 2013 is…

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Added by Shakti Saran on April 7, 2013 at 12:22am — No Comments

India - Obesity and Malnutrition - Child and Adult - articles and reports - Health Fitness India

An obese person incurs 25% higher health expenditures than a person of normal weight in any given year. http://www.oecd.org/health/49716427.pdf

Dr Anoop Mishra, director of diabetology, obesity and metabolism department, Fortis Group asserts that a lower BMI guideline is necessary for Indians living anywhere in the world. "Indians are more prone to Type 2 diabetes,…

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Added by Shakti Saran on March 16, 2013 at 1:06pm — 1 Comment

HUMAN (Honoured & United Martial Arts Nations) Comments

I'm copy-pasting text from the HUMAN (Honoured & United Martial Arts Nations) group file https://www.facebook.com/groups/abinettja/doc/449799608399034/ I'm thankful to Jake Samuel Abinett for mentioning my comment which is at the very bottom of the text. I wish that these comments would be of value to humans worldwide. I wish the HUMAN group and our members all the…

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Added by Shakti Saran on March 7, 2013 at 12:49am — 5 Comments

Why, How and When to Walk, Jog and Run - Benefits, Risks, Footwear, Diet and Nutrition

If you wonder how to jog or run then watch this video presented by Dr. Andre Albrecht from Germany 

From …

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Added by Shakti Saran on February 27, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Calories - What Is, Why Have, How To Have and When To Have information from the Internet

Hi All,

In this post and following comments, I would keep sharing on Calories - What Is, Why Have, How To Have and When To Have information from the Internet.

Prof Richard Wrangham, of Harvard University: "There is a lot of misinformation around calories, and it is crucial for the consumer, whether they are on a diet or not, to have the correct information about what they eat."…

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Added by Shakti Saran on February 19, 2013 at 2:20pm — No Comments

LinkedIn article Is Your College Going Out of Business? and my comment

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130126183946-212158738-is-your-college-going-out-of-business and my comment:

May I help? First, I'm looking for study abroad programs to market in India and it would be great to work with others to help our world.

Now, when I remember going to USA for college from India, I had almost no idea that I…

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Added by Shakti Saran on January 28, 2013 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Suar (Pig) / Sher (Tiger) / ... / Insaan (Human) jaisi (like) approach, Suar / Sher / ... / Insaan jaisi growth

Just got back from gym. Some hours ago, I had shared on my FB https://www.facebook.com/slateandchalk.net and Google+ https://plus.google.com/114752368140246871853 a video PEOPLE ARE AWESOME 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6XUVjK9W4o in which a monk child was jumping…

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Added by Shakti Saran on January 27, 2013 at 11:11pm — 5 Comments

I-20 each of us improve lives of 20 people

What if we can start I-20 in which each of us can try to improve the lives of 20 people who generally don't use the Internet and aren't as educated as us?

It's easier to write on the Internet and which we can keep doing because it's also of value, however, we must reach others also and that printing out valuable materials for them or even just speaking to them might make that crucial…

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Added by Shakti Saran on January 27, 2013 at 11:49am — No Comments

Salute to Sipahi (Soldier) who laughs off the fear to protect me. This salute is to all Sipahis worldwide who protect humans.

Yesterday evening, the person who opens/closes the gym told me that I lift the most weight there. I told him that I'm a small guy and that there are so many much bigger people and also great bodybuilders and that I wish that I can keep improving lifelong. Then I searched for videos on Kashmir given the highly unfortunate current issue. Besides other videos, I also watched Defending the LoC Part-1…

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Added by Shakti Saran on January 16, 2013 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Reagents, Apparatus and Precautions for Detecting Adulterants in Food - Health Fitness India

From a PDF document on http://fssai.gov.in/ site, 

I've been adding information on how to detect adulterants in food:  http://www.healthfitnessindia.com/profiles/blogs/food-adulteration-in-india-issues-and-basic-to-advanced-solutions 

Below, you can view…

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Added by Shakti Saran on December 8, 2012 at 5:29pm — 3 Comments

Arunachalam Muruganantham - Sanitary Napkin revolution - Health Fitness India

The vision is not just about hygiene - it is about fostering employment. Please watch http://www.ted.com/talks/arunachalam_muruganantham_how_i_started_a_sanitary_napkin_revolution.html and share its details with people who might benefit from it. 

When he realized his wife had to choose between buying family meals and buying her monthly "supplies,"…

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Added by Shakti Saran on November 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November - Health Fitness India

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November



By resolution 54/134 of 17 December 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem on that day. Women's activists have marked 25 November as a day against violence since 1981. This date… Continue

Added by Shakti Saran on November 25, 2012 at 9:56pm — 3 Comments

Sweets shops, Medicine shops - Health Fitness India

Dear All, I do think that both sweets and medicines have their values. However, are we having an unhealthy quantity and quality of sweets leading us to having more type of and expensive medicines? Today after gym, I went to a supermarket store in the same mall, however, it had closed because it was after 10 pm. There's a market next to the mall. I walked on the main road next to the market looking for a shop to be selling a kind of very healthy cereals. I walked till the end of the market…

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Added by Shakti Saran on November 25, 2012 at 4:45am — No Comments

Wishing you and your loved ones a Blessed Deepavali! - Security and India (SAI) group - Health Fitness India

Hello Dear All,

Wishing you and your loved ones a Blessed Deepavali!

I welcome you to read my Deepavali http://lnkd.in/Yn-vYi post on the Security and India (SAI) LinkedIn group.

I also welcome you to the Health and Fitness India network www.healthfitnessindia.com if you aren't a member already.

Kindly also let me share with you that my company…

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Added by Shakti Saran on November 12, 2012 at 9:00pm — 9 Comments

Study: The Universe Has Almost Stopped Making New Stars, Health Fitness India

Study: The Universe Has Almost Stopped Making New Stars http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/11/universe-making-stars/ has the same / similar photo (by JPL-Caltech, NASA) that I use for www.healthfitnessindia.com since when I created it.

During college, my co-op (study / work program) adviser (who I respect a lot) had tried to…

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Added by Shakti Saran on November 8, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Does Ravan makes us burn harmful firecrackers? - Health Fitness India

I've been coughing off and on for some years which upon checkups from two quality doctors seems to be due to I being allergic to something in air (I think high pollution because I never coughed like this during college years in USA and before that in Delhi). I reside in Delhi region which has a very high amount of pollution. I wonder if it's Ravan making us burn the harmful firecrackers? In my FB wall post yesterday, I've shared the link of another of my Health and Fitness India network's…

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Added by Shakti Saran on October 25, 2012 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Meditation - Health Fitness India

I've been meditating a bit for a decade and half now. However, I've been searching for a nice Yoga school to also improve myself in it. Recently, I thought that I had found one by visiting its web-site. I went to its class in a nearby top hospital where it's conducted, however, their evening timing was incorrect since I found out there that classes are only held during mornings. I thought that this was general administration's fault which seems to be with several things in India and not of…

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Added by Shakti Saran on October 23, 2012 at 8:39pm — 1 Comment

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Home exercises to burn, reduce and lose fat and get slim and fit - Health Fitness India

Posted by Shakti Saran on September 1, 2015 at 6:12pm 0 Comments

Hi Everyone, I keep hearing from people on how to burn, reduce and lost fat and get slim and fit. People say they don't have time or money or both for going to gym. 

If you're struggling with fat and want a slim and fit body then I'm starting this post to share valuable videos that you can do at home.

At first before you start doing any exercises, make sure that you've no health issues or get a doctor…

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How to lift weights, lose fat, tone, sculpt and build body at gym - Health Fitness India

Posted by Shakti Saran on April 2, 2016 at 5:55pm 0 Comments

How to lift weights, lose fat, tone, sculpt and build body at gym

Click each image below to see several videos on Health and Fitness India

Ladies, don't be turned off by lifting weights because you see a girl with lots of big muscles. It's very difficult to get lots of big…

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Krav Maga India - Martial Art Self Defense - Schools, Trainers, Courses

Posted by Shakti Saran on September 20, 2015 at 6:07pm 0 Comments

Krav Maga ("contact combat") is a self-defense system that consists of a wide combination of techniques sourced from Aikido boxing, judo and wrestling along with realistic fight training.

You can read more about Krav Maga in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krav_Maga

Health Fitness India site suggests to learn from well-qualified Krav Maga instructors and to use the…

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Very fat to Very fit - Fitness Trainer and Model Manisha Ramdhin - Health Fitness India

Posted by Shakti Saran on June 26, 2015 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

See how Manisha Ramdhin who had a very poor physical fitness and a very fat body has transformed herself into a slim, toned and muscular body that looks very fit.

Her Facebook link. This article will be soon updated with more details about her.

Manisha's photos are also…

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Food Adulteration in India - Issues and Basic to Advanced Solutions for Reducing and Stopping it

Posted by Shakti Saran on March 18, 2016 at 5:30pm 54 Comments

FOOD ADULTERATION IN INDIA

Hi All, Please share about food adulteration with your family and friends which should also help to make things better or else your conditions might also keep worsening. I share details below from different sources but can't say for…

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Anti-Pollution Mask, Delhi Metro Police, India

Posted by Shakti Saran on February 21, 2016 at 2:26pm 86 Comments

AIR POLLUTION IN INDIA

Lung Screening for Children and Everyone in India on IndiaShakti.org

Hi All, Please share about air pollution with your family and friends which…

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How much physical activity do adults need?

Started by Shakti Saran in Uncategorized. Last reply by Dr. Suruchi Puri Jul 21, 2018. 27 Replies

From http://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/adults.html-For Important Health BenefitsAdults need at least:2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) of…Continue

Tags: adults, need, activity, physical, much

Starting an Exercise Program

Started by Shakti Saran in Uncategorized. Last reply by Dr. Suruchi Puri Jul 21, 2018. 14 Replies

From http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00416The toughest and most important step in an exercise program is getting started. People often think they need to…Continue

Tags: exercises, strength, training, flexibilty, conditioning

You MUST Research health and fitness inputs given by family, friends and others

Started by Shakti Saran in Uncategorized. Last reply by Shravan Joshi May 31, 2017. 12 Replies

Today after an awesome LESMILLS RPM class, I asked the instructor on whether there's a recommended way to breathe during the class. Another person there said that thinking logically, it would be breathing quickly at short intervals. He also said…Continue

Tags: long, instructor, intervals, short, deep

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