Healthy Living

South Asian Superfoods for a Savvy You

South Asian Superfoods for a Savvy You

It was hard to listen to Mom and Dad on the occasions when they said “eat your food, it’s good for you”. If it didn’t […]

Win the Battle of the Belly

Win the Battle of the Belly

South Asian men are plagued by a mortal enemy, known affectionately as “the uncle belly.” It is one of the common problem areas for South […]

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Savvy Slim Down Tips for a Trim New Year

Savvy Slim Down Tips for a Trim New Year

Holiday Slim Down — How to Keep as Trim as Your Tree When the holidays roll around, it becomes increasingly hard to stay in shape […]

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6 Savvy Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

6 Savvy Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

As the holidays approach and we get ready to gorge ourselves on holiday foods and drink, whether you are hosting a party or sharing holiday […]

Can Giving Buy Happiness?

Can Giving Buy Happiness?

In a world of excess and more ‘stuff’ than ever, why does it seem that more and more individuals are continuing to search for happiness?  […]

Running Shoe Run Down

Running Shoe Run Down

Running Shoe Run Down With all the hype about barefoot running, I wonder if our South Asian ancestors, who relished life without shoes, are onto […]

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Time Crunch? Get a Powerful Workout in Under an Hour

Time Crunch? Get a Powerful Workout in Under an Hour

Between work, family, and a growing “to do” list, we all have moments when we find ourselves strapped for time. In those moments, finding the […]

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5 Simple Ways to Add a Little Healthy Into Your Everyday

5 Simple Ways to Add a Little Healthy Into Your Everyday

There is a lot of information about how to eat healthily available on the internet, in books, and on TV, but so much of it […]

5 types of yoga

Strike a Pose! 5 Types of Yoga Explained

If you’ve been following my posts, you know that I’m somewhat of a gym rat, who loves everything from bhangra workouts to running long-distance marathons. But […]

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Antioxidants: Nature’s Real Youth Serum?

Antioxidants: Nature’s Real Youth Serum?

We hear the word everyday — antioxidants — but what are they really, and how do they affect our health? We took a dive into […]

distance running tips

Countdown to a Distance Run: My Top Training Tips

If you’ve read any of my other fitness articles on Saffluence, you know by now that I’m really passionate about fitness and have become known […]

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Benefits of coconut

The Amazing Benefits of Coconut

It can be said that the coconut is definitely one of the most multi-purpose fruits out there. From its juice, to its meat, and down […]

wedding workout

Your 4-Week Workout for Wedding Season

We have all been there. You’re slugging along with work and life and you pass by your fridge and see the four-page invitation to your […]

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Bhangra Your Way to a Better Body

Bhangra Your Way to a Better Body

While you are all probably way too familiar with the embarrassing, sweaty uncle who does Bhangra all night at your cousin’s wedding, what you might not realize […]

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Goji berry health benefits can do wonders for your well-being

Discover the Superpower of Goji Berry Health Benefits

When talking about superfoods there’s one little food item that may not be as well known but is definitely taking the lead in terms of […]

Rediscover the health benefits of turmeric

Rediscovering Turmeric: More Than Just Your Mom’s Spice

Last year my mother-in-law was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. As you may expect, it shook our whole family up, and as a result my, sister-in-law […]

Learn how to target the bod areas that South Asians struggle with the most.

Tip-Top Shape: Common Problem Areas for South Asians

Long gone are the days when our grandparents could do a few morning stretches and remain in ‘tip-top shape.’ Unfortunately, with the wide array of […]

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Welcome to Healthy Living

Welcome to Healthy Living

South Asian Americans are time-constrained, busy people. Their lives include work, taking care of kids and the extended family, juggling a social life at the […]