Showing posts from January 12, 2014

Dieting makes you fatter

Diets set you up for failure, says a new book, which claims the only way to stay slim is to wean yourself off sugar

In recent years there has been a considerable backlash against the diet industry. The fact that we pour around £2bn into its coffers each year, while our waistlines continue to swell, has not gone unnoticed. Nor has the fact that many of those who profit from the industry are also peddling the very foods blamed for causing obesity. And yet, every January, masses of intelligent people will fall hook, line and sinker for the claims of some aggressive new weight-loss manifesto.

And so a timely title among 2014's crop of eating plans is Why Diets Fail, jointly penned by John Talbott (who usually writes about finance) and Nicole Avena, a neuroscientist working on the controversial hypothesis that sugar is clinically addictive. The pair teamed up after Talbott kicked his sugar habit and felt he had found a permanent "magic cure" for not only being overweight, but…

Yahi hasrat chipi hai khwahishe deedaar ke peeche

Yahi hasrat chipi hai khwahishe deedaar ke peeche Ki dekhen kaun hai rangeeniye  gulzaar ke peeche Sitamgar bewafa hai dushmane dil hai jafaparwar ye sab keh kar zamaana pad gaya hai yaar peeche Qayamat chal rahi hai ye bhi kya dilchusp manzar hai Nigaahe naaz tere fitnaye bedaar ke peeche. jidhar dekho usi jalwe pe hungama hai janon ka
Faraze daar se aage faraze daar ke peeche wahan jo saamne hai bus usi ki baaryaabi hai

Tadapti hai mohabbat husn ke darbaar ke peeche Wahi paata hai manzil aur usi ki kamyabi hai, Ki jo chalta hai apne sarwaro salaar ke peeche. "Nahin" ki jalwafarmai se usko sab ne pehchana

Ki sau iqraar poshida hai ek inkaar ke peeche Irfan uske hi qabze men hai usko dekh le koi

Jo rehta hai hamesha pardae asraar ke peeche

Beauty benefits of all-purpose rose water

Beauty benefits of all-purpose rose water(Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Rosewater is a boon to your face, hair, body, mind and soul.

Rosewater has always found a place in every household. This natural by-product of rose oil that is used in perfumes, is full of healing powers. Read on...

- Rosewater is a natural toner. Pour two to three drops of rosewater on a cotton ball and wipe it thoroughly on the face and neck to remove dirt and grit. Follow this routine every morning and night for a natural glow, and refreshing and soothing effect.

- Due to its refreshing fragrance, you can put a few drops of rosewater into the bathing water for glowing skin. This can relax and sooth your body and mind.

- For skin irritation caused by acne, pimples, redness and breakouts, wash your face with rosewater.

- Rosewater comes with natural conditioning and moisturising properties, making it a part of your hair care routine. Add a few drops of rosewater with your shampoo. It will also give a…