All stories by Shameem Akhtar
Can chewing gum fight food decay?Rediff.com24 Nov 2015
Take this quiz to find out which foods and drinks are good for your teeth.
Do you know the dangers of aromatherapy oils?Rediff.com8 Oct 2015
Take this quiz to get a lowdown on over-use or wrong use of essential oils used in aromatherapy.
What is the right way to do pranayama?Rediff.com18 Sep 2015
Shameem Akthar, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, takes you through a quiz to help you learn about the marvellous aspects of this limb of yoga.
The healing power of flowersRediff.com23 Jul 2015
Can flowers heal you? Take this quiz and find out
Is your upper back healthy?Rediff.com3 Jul 2015
Take this simple quiz and find out
5 amazing facts about the brainRediff.com25 Jun 2015
Shameem Akthar, yogacharya trained in the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, poses five questions which will unravel this marvellous part of our body, and relate to the idea of its health in a proactive way.
The Love Hormone: How much do you know?Rediff.com4 Jun 2015
5 fascinating facts about the love hormone: Take this quiz and find out
Are you keeping your brain healthy?Rediff.com28 May 2015
Here are 5 questions to help you learn how to keep your mind healthy as you age.
How not to get puffy eyes!Rediff.com21 May 2015
Shameem Akthar, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, takes you through five questions that will give you the right answers about puffy eyes and how to avoid getting them.
Are your clothes making you sick?Rediff.com14 May 2015
Take this simple quiz and find out how the clothes you wear can lead to skin rashes, acidity, urinary tract infection, etc!
Belly fat: How much do you know?Rediff.com8 May 2015
Take this interesting quiz and find out...
Are you a passive victim of these bad habits?Rediff.com23 Jan 2015
Shameem Akthar discusses four such habits that can cause serious damage to your health
5 yoga poses to control your metabolismRediff.com16 Dec 2014
These yoga practices will help you manage your metabolism in peak condition.
Go Green: It is healing!Rediff.com14 Dec 2014
Here are four health benefits of green colour: it heals, boosts memory, lowers anger and makes you lose more fat
Your 'healthy' smoothie may actually be BAD for youRediff.com3 Dec 2014
Avoid these common mistakes and make a healthy smoothie.