Tag Archives: summer

Summer heat can be dangerous for the elderly. 6 tips to protect them

Summer heat can be rough for the elderly. Take them for a walk in the evenings or go swimming with them, suggest experts. Mukesh Mehra, senior consultant, Department of Internal Medicine, Max Hospital, and Angeli Misra, co-founder at Lifeline Laboratory, list a few ways to take care of senior citizens: * Try to plan activities that require going outside during ... Read More »

Sunglasses are not just a fashion statement in summer. They offer some real health benefits too

Sunglasses and summers go hand-in-hand. Apart from being a summer fashion statement; sunglasses also help in protecting our eyes from various eye problems. Here are a few reasons why sunglasses are your best friend this summer: Blocks UV Rays You must always look for sunglasses that give you 100% UVA and UVB protection. This provides full protection against the sun’s ... Read More »

Why You Should Avoid Eating Raw Almonds In Summer

Most nuts and seeds are deemed as powerful superfoods and why not? These tiny delights can do wonders to your health and wellness. One of the best nuts to consume regularly is almond or badaam as we call it in Hindi. Almonds are one of the most nutritious of all nuts and come power-packed with protein, fibre, vitamin E, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, calcium, magnesium and zinc. ... Read More »

Raw Mango Health Benefits: 6 Reasons To Add Kairi To Your Summer Diet

Kachchi kairi, or raw mango, is etched in all of our summer memories, as strongly as are the scorching winds, the uncomfortable heat and the relentless Sun. One of the perks of living in a tropical country like India is the opportunity to indulge in yummy thirst quenchers prepared from summer favourites, of which raw mango has the widest appeal. Kairi ... Read More »

Summer Studio Movies Of 2017 Fail Vito Russo Test Of LGBTQ Representation

There’s the Bechdel Test and then there’s the Vito Russo Test. Where the Bechdel Test evaluates the portrayal of women in film, the Vito Russo Test examines the representation of the LGBTQ community in movies. The test was applied to the movies from this year’s summer box office season and the results did not indicate a pass with flying colors. In fact, they barely ... Read More »

3 Sales Tips for Your Small Business During the Dog Days of Summer

Late July and August are often known as the “dog days” of summer – high temperatures, slow pace, and a certain lethargy often sets in. Unless you run a seasonal business that benefits from summer tourism, you’re probably finding that your business is having a slower time of year during this season; the phones aren’t ringing as often, foot traffic ... Read More »

From ‘Guardians’ To ‘Apes’: Six Summer Movies Set To Make Over $1 Billion

The summer blockbuster season has officially kicked off with the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. and it is booming. After one week of non-domestic box office action and it’s first few days in U.S. theaters, the Marvel sequel has already become the sixth biggest film of the year globally with a take of $427.6 million. It’s highly ... Read More »

8 Trending Footwear Styles To Have This Summer

“Shoes affect our perceptions of others and our perceptions of self”, a statement given in a survey conducted by Russell W. Belk, University of Utah in 1990-2000. Even if we are wearing the prettiest outfit, our look can go completely off the hook if we team it with the wrong footwear. Every pair of footwear has a specific time to ... Read More »

Offbeat summer workshops for youngsters

  Summer holidays are in full-swing with students keeping up with the pressure of results, entrance exams and the excitement of starting college in less than a month’s time. These holidays can also be a good time to learn a new skill. Apart from reducing academic stress, offbeat courses can help widen students’ horizon. Here’s a list of courses that ... Read More »