Healthy Life

The Skinny on a Low-Carb High-Fat Diet

The Skinny on a Low-Carb High-Fat Diet

There is an urban legend that the Indian diet is rich in fat. When you think of desi cuisine it brings up images of deep-fried pooris and sautéed vegetables floating in oil. It is further assumed that this fat-rich diet contributes to the high prevalence of heart...
Smooth Facial Lines with No Downtime

Smooth Facial Lines with No Downtime

Nothing lights up a room like a bright, dynamic smile. But when eye crinkles and forehead wrinkles are more noticeable than your smile, it may be time to start thinking about ways to smooth them. As the holidays approach and we celebrate the season, here are some...
Mindful Living

Mindful Living

I was driving back home on a weekday evening. As a Bay Area resident I knew that it was going to be a long, dull drive in traffic. I noticed a van inching forward next to me, and I caught a glimpse of the driver. A lady placed one end of her phone on the wheel for...
Put Your Best Face Forward

Put Your Best Face Forward

In an era of selfies and getting tagged in friends’ photos, we have never been confronted so persistently with our own images.  While there are lists of tricks that can help you look better in photos (camera angles, makeup, lighting, filters), why not just look...
Liposuction: Lose That Stubborn Fat Once And For All

Liposuction: Lose That Stubborn Fat Once And For All

If you eat well and exercise regularly, but still feel like certain parts of your figure are out of proportion, you may be a candidate for liposuction. Liposuction is a surgical method of slimming and reshaping areas of the body by removing excess fat.  Liposuction...

Preventing Motion Sickness

Why it occurs and how you can prevent it Motion sickness is a common ailment caused by exposure to certain types of motion. Such motion may be experienced during an amusement park ride, an ocean cruise, or a car ride on a winding road. Although individual...